Monday, January 17th, 2022

Tag: flight

What it’s like to fly the world’s shortest scheduled passenger flight

(CNN) — The pilot, who is just inches away from his passengers, reaches up and flicks the metallic toggle switches that fire up his engines. Two propellers, visible through the windows on either side,...

What airlines owe you if they cancel your flight

Travelers make their way through Miami International Airport on December 28, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Travel in 2021 ended on a stressful note for thousands thanks to omicron. The...

Airline CEOs explain flight cancellations to Congress after taking $54 billion in taxpayer aid

An American Airlines plane lands at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport November 23, 2021 in Arlington, Virginia. Drew Angerer | Getty Images Top airline executives on Wednesday told a Senate panel that a tight...

Delta passenger accused of assaulting flight attendant, air marshal; flight diverted

A passenger allegedly assaulted a flight attendant and an air marshal Thursday evening, forcing a Delta flight bound for Los Angeles to be diverted to Oklahoma City temporarily, according to reports.  The passenger became...

How much does it cost to charter a flight? New flyers share prices

Private air travel is prospering under the pandemic. In fact, interest is so high that many private jet companies have a different problem of their hands: keeping up with demand. Private aviation company VistaJet...

JetBlue dangles $1,000 attendance bonuses for flight attendants ahead of holiday rush

A jetBlue Airways airplane takes off from Newark Liberty Airport on September 30, 2018 as seen from Elizabeth, New Jersey. Gary Hershorn | Corbis News | Getty Images JetBlue Airways is offering its flight...

SpaceX will hopefully launch Starship flight in January

A Starship prototype test fires its six Raptor rocket engines on November 12, 2021 in Boca Chica, Texas. SpaceX Elon Musk on Wednesday said SpaceX is “hoping” to launch the first orbital flight test...

Emiliano Sala: Flight organizer sentenced over crash that killed football star

Sala and pilot David Ibbotson were traveling from France to Wales after Cardiff City had agreed to sign the striker from Nantes. The football star had said farewell to his former teammates before boarding...

American Airlines reduces flight cancellations but staffing challenges disrupt travel

American Airlines on Monday canceled more than 460 flights, or 16% of its mainline schedule, as the carrier scrambled to stabilize its operation after reporting staffing shortages that led to travel disruptions for tens...

American Airlines jacks up flight attendant holiday pay to avoid more flight cancellations

An American airlines Airbus A321-200 approaches Washington Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) in Arlington, Virginia on February 24, 2021. Daniel Slim | AFP | Getty Images American Airlines, jolted by mass cancellations last weekend, has offered...