Tag: Houston

United Airlines’ First 737 MAX 9 Takes Flight from Houston

Reading Time: 2 minutes United Airlines became the first North American carrier to operate the fuel efficient Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft. The brand new plane entered service as United flight 686 between United’s hub at Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Orlando International Airport in Florida. The MAX is also scheduled to operate flights today between Houston and […]

Houston Airports To Resume Limited Operations

Reading Time: 2 minutes Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Houston Hobby Airport (HOU) have reopened to handle limited domestic flights after being forced to close Aug. 27 because of severe flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. “The plan is to begin a phased return to service, with full service expected by this weekend,” the Houston Airport System, which […]

FAA’s Hurricane Harvey Update

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Federal Aviation Administration has continued to handle emergency and relief operations at a number of airports in the Hurricane Harvey area, including at Houston Hobby and George Bush Intercontinental. The FAA is prepared to support the resumption of commercial service flights when airport authorities reopen the airports. This Hurricane Harvey information is critical so […]

Severe Turbulence Sends 10 United Passengers To Hospital

Reading Time: < 1 minute United Boeing 737-800 performing flight from Panama City to Houston was enroute about 80nm east of Cancun (Mexico) when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to 9 passengers and one cabin crew. The aircraft continued to Houston for a safe landing about 80 minutes later. Emergency services transported 9 passengers and one cabin crew to […]