Tag: passengers

Helicopter Robinson R44 Crash in Russia Kills All 3 People on Board

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to the spokesman of the Russia’s Zabaikalsky Territory’s head, helicopter Robinson R44 crash in the Russia’ eastern Zabaykalsky Territory claimed the lives of the pilot and two passengers on board. Helicopter Robinson R44 crash in the Russia’ eastern Zabaykalsky Territory claimed the lives of the pilot and two passengers on board, the spokesman of […]

Emergency Landing in Canada: Smoke in Lufthansa Jumbo Jet Cockpit

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Lufthansa Boeing 747 jumbo jet with 363 people on board made an emergency landing in eastern Canada on Tuesday after being diverted due to smoke in the cockpit, the German airline says. The 345 passengers and 18 crew members on the flight from Frankfurt bound for Orlando, Florida, were uninjured and were able to […]

US Airlines Protest New DOT Consumer Rules

Reading Time: 3 minutes The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has outlined a collection of regulatory initiatives it is characterizing as consumer protection for airline passengers, including expanding airlines’ monthly operational performance reporting requirements and beginning the process for developing a rule on compensation for delayed checked baggage. US transportation secretary Anthony Foxx told reporters on a conference call […]

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 […]

UPDATED: United Flights Worldwide Delayed by Computer Systems Meltdown

Reading Time: 2 minutes According to the Independent fears of a campaign of cyber attacks on leading airlines have grown after a “systems issue” delayed United Airlines flights worldwide. A spokesman for United told The Independent: “ “We are aware of an issue with our systems that is resulting in flight delays. We are working to resolve the issue […]

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 […]

Norwegian Flies 3 Million Low-Cost Long-Haul Passengers in Three Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes Norwegian has now flown three million low-cost long-haul passengers between Europe and the U.S. since low-cost transatlantic services began in 2013. Norwegian first launched low-cost flights from Scandinavia to the U.S. in May 2013, followed by services from London to the US beginning in July 2014. Today, the airline offers 37 nonstop routes between Europe […]

Global Record: 42 Million Annual Passengers at Gatwick

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gatwick Airport is now in a league of its own as it breaks its own record for the number of passengers travelling on a single runway – more than 42 million passengers now travel through the airport annually. This new record was achieved on the same weekend that Cathay Pacific’s new route to Hong Kong […]

Austrian Airlines Increases Number of Passengers to Almost 5.1 Million

Reading Time: < 1 minute • First half of the year 2016: Number of passengers up 2.2 percent • June 2016: 1.1 percent increase in passenger volume to almost 1,1 million Austrian Airlines carried almost 5.1 million passengers in the period January to June 2016, comprising a rise of 2.2 percent in a year-on-year comparison. The flight offering measured in […]

Austrian Airlines Traffic Results For April 2016

Reading Time: < 1 minute In the period January to April 2016, Austrian Airlines transported more than 2.9 million passengers, a rise of 2.1 percent from the previous year. The flight offering in available seat kilometers (ASK) was increased by 4.0 percent to more than 6.9 billion, which is mainly due to the expanded bilateral flight traffic between Austria and […]