Tag: New York

Egypt Air Boeing 777 and Virgin Airbus A330 Minor Collision at JFK

An EgyptAir Boeing 777 and a Virgin Atlantic A330-300 suffered a collison. The two aircraft clipped wings while taxiing at JFK Airport, New York. An EgyptAir spokesperson said: “The Flight MS 986, a Boeing 777, was moving on Taxiway Kilo at the airport when its right wing slightly touched the left wing of Virgin Atlantic […]

Pakistan International Airlines Cancels U.S. Flights

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will end its service to the U.S., specifically to New York JFK airport, later this month after 55 years of history. The news was first reported by Gulf News late last week and PIA officially closed reservations for its New York JFK route on October 31, 2017. PIA currently operates 2 […]

Etihad Airways Doubles A380 Services To JFK

Etihad Airways has introduced its flagship Airbus A380 aircraft on its second daily service between the UAE capital and New York JFK. The superjumbo has replaced a three-class Boeing 777-300ER previously operating one of the airline’s twice daily flights. The new deployment means New York will join London and Sydney as an all-A380 operation. Guests […]

Budget Airline Ryanair to Launch Flights to New York

Budget airline Ryanair is launching transatlantic flights to the US. The low-cost airline is teaming up with budget rival Norwegian to offer long-distance trips to customers from this summer. Air passengers will be able to book cheap flights from a range of UK airports to destinations including New York, New Jersey and Boston. They will […]

Delta to Stop Flying Loudest Plane Near LaGuardia After Complaints

Delta will no longer fly its loudest planes at LaGuardia in response to repeated complaints from Queens residents, the company announced Thursday. The airline replaced its MD-88 aircraft with quieter, more fuel-efficient Airbus A320 planes, Boeing 737s, and a handful of MD-90 mainline aircraft, company officials said. The new planes started their routes on Thursday. […]

DARPA Banks on Robot Copilots to Help Quell Military Pilot Shortage

The US military has a well-known shortage of pilots — a problem that is exacerbated by aging legacy aircraft that require at least two people in the cockpit — but the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency may have a solution on the way. DARPA is making headway on two different concepts for robotic copilots that […]

DOT Tentatively Approves Aeromexico-Delta Joint Venture

The Department of Transportation has tentatively approved an application by Delta and Aeromexico to jointly operate flights between the countries. But approval would require the carriers to surrender a portion of departure and landing rights to low-cost competitors at capacity-restrained Kennedy Airport in New York and Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City. If the […]

Singapore Airlines Launches its Nonstop Singapore – San Francisco Route

Singapore Airlines has launched its new Singapore-San Francisco service, linking Singapore with the US West Coast on a nonstop basis. The new flights will be operated daily using Airbus A350-900 aircraft. The inaugural flight, SQ32, departed Singapore Changi Airport at 0925 hrs local time on October 23, 2016 and arrived at San Francisco Airport at […]

Ryanair Carries Over 1 Million US Customers in Summer 2016

Ryanair reported record bookings from American customers on its dedicated USA website, as it carried over 1 million US citizens across Europe during the summer season, a 50% rise on summer 2015. Record numbers of US customers logged on to Ryanair’s dedicated American website, which enables flight bookings to be made in dollars, as more […]

Abandoned Vehicle Prompts Evacuation Of LaGuardia Airport Terminal

Authorities told passengers to leave Terminal B as they investigated a car that was left unattended with its doors open. Terminal B evacuated Authorities told passengers to leave Terminal B as they investigated a car that was left unattended with its doors open, several media outlets reported. Military personnel at the airport Several passengers tweeted […]