Tag: flight

Norwegian Continues Expansion in Ireland With First Route to Canada

Reading Time: 1 minute Norwegian is continuing its Irish expansion with the launch of the carrier’s first route to Canada. Commencing 31st March 2019, the new daily service between Dublin and Hamilton – Toronto will mark the first direct flight between the two cities. Norwegian’s daily nonstop flights from Dublin to Hamilton – Toronto will be operated using brand new […]

Regional Embraer ERJ-145 Windshield Cracks While Performing Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A bmi Regional Embraer ERJ-145, registration G-RJXH performing flight BM-1846 from Munich (Germany) to Bristol,EN (UK), was climbing through FL170 out of Munich when the crew reported a cracked windshield and stopped the climb at FL180. The crew decided to return to Munich, burned off fuel and landed safely back about 65 minutes after stopping […]

Air France Flight Declares Emergency After Being Struck By Lightening

Reading Time: 1 minute An Air France flight heading from Paris to Birmingham declared a mid-air emergency after it was hit by a bolt of lightening. The passenger flight was leaving Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport and was heading to the West Midlands when an alert was sounded. It later landed safely at Birmingham Airport with no one hurt during […]

Air India Plane with 128 Passengers Suffers Tyre Burst

Reading Time: 1 minute An Air India plane carrying 128 passengers and crew members from Ahmedabad suffered a tyre burst while landing at the city airport Tuesday morning. All passengers are safe and another aircraft has been arranged to ferry passengers to their onward journey, an Air India spokesperson in New Delhi said. “Air India flight AI 614 from […]

Stricter Passenger Protection Policies for Foreign Carriers in Taiwan

Reading Time: 1 minute The Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said on Thursday that passengers traveling on foreign airlines operating in Taiwan will have their rights better protected under an amendment to existing regulations, which will take effect by the end of the year. The new rule stipulates that those airlines should establish a standard mechanism to handle delays and […]

Air New Zealand to Introduce In-Flight Wi-Fi

Reading Time: 1 minute Air New Zealand has announced it plans to roll out in-flight wifi in 2017. Chief executive officer Christopher Luxon said at a media and travel event in Sydney on Thursday that trans-Tasman flights would be the first to receive the service. Mr Luxon says the airline is completing commercial negotiations with Panasonic Avionics and British […]

Dubai International Airport Welcomes a Record Number of Passengers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dubai International (DXB) welcomed a record 7.7 million passengers in August, eclipsing its previous record achieved in July, according to the monthly traffic report issued today by operator Dubai Airports. Passenger traffic at DXB passengers reached 7,727,105 compared to 7,282,256 recorded in the corresponding month last year, an increase of 6.1 per cent. The year to date traffic totalled 55,850,353 […]

Austrian Airline To Launch The World’s Shortest International Flight

Reading Time: 2 minutes A contender for the world’s shortest international flight – covering just 13 miles and lasting as little as eight minutes – has been launched by an Austrian airline. People’s Viennaline, founded in 2010 but with just four destinations on its route map, has announced plans to link St. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport in Switzerland with Friedrichshafen Airport […]

Turbulence Injures 16 Passengers on Flight from Houston to London

Reading Time: 1 minute A flight from Houston to London was forced to make an emergency landing in Ireland due to  severe turbulence. Sixteen people have been hospitalized: fourteen passengers and two crew members. The extent of the injures is not immediately known. According to United Airlines, the customers and crew members of flight UA-880 are being provided with care and […]

Boeing and ANA Celebrate Airline’s 100,000 Dreamliner Flight

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing and ANA (All Nippon Airways) today celebrated the airline’s 100,000th revenue flight with the 787 Dreamliner during a gate ceremony at Sea-Tac International Airport. The milestone marks yet another record for ANA as it becomes the first airline in the world to reach 100,000 787 flights. “The 787 Dreamliner has played an important role […]