Tag: technical glitches

American Airlines Averts Holiday Season Pilot Crisis

Reading Time: 1 minute After a glitch in the pilots’ rostering system which left many scheduled flights over the holiday season between December 17 and December 30 without a pilot, co-pilot or both, American Airlines has come to an agreement with the pilots’ union, the Allied Pilots Association, which it is believed will avoid the need to cancel any […]

Berlin Brandenburg Airport Opening Delayed Again

Reading Time: 1 minute The much-delayed opening of Berlin Brandenburg International Airport (BER) is expected to be postponed once again, after the discovery of new technical glitches with the control systems in the terminal doors, which present a fire safety risk. According to German news agency dpa, 1,200 doors need to be cabled to secure fire protection. If the […]

Mumbai-Bound Jet Airways Flight Skids off Runway

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Jet Airways aircraft with 154 passengers and 7 crew members onboard veered off the runway at Dabolim airport in Goa while aligning for take off to Mumbai early today, with 15 passengers suffering “minor” injuries during evacuation. UPDATED: According to the airline, it has resumed normal operations to/from Goa and normalcy has also been […]

Southwest Airlines Cancels More Than 450 Flights After Computer Glitch

Reading Time: 1 minute Southwest Airlines passengers scrambled to reschedule flights after hundreds were canceled because of technical glitches. The airline announced that more than 450 flights have been canceled in attempt to get planes back in line. The cancelations were primarily a result of displaced crews and aircraft. “Simply put, if the Crews aren’t in place, the planes […]