China hits back after White House slams territory warning to global airlines as ‘Orwellian nonsense’

China hits back after White House slams territory warning to global airlines as ‘Orwellian nonsense’

Posted May 07, 2018 15:05:03 China has struck back after the White House criticised its “Orwellian nonsense” for trying to police 36 international companies and change how they refer to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau as seperate countries. Key points: The Chinese Civil Aviation Administration issued a warning to 36 …

Frontier Airlines employee stabbed to death in Philadelphia International Airport terminal

Frontier Airlines employee stabbed to death in Philadelphia International Airport terminal

TWO workers contracted by Frontier Airlines in the US were reportedly in a heated argument that turned fatal after another man stabbed his co-worker. CBS Philadelphia reports that an argument started shortly before 11:30am in a break room for Worldwide Flight Services, an aeroplane cleaning contractor for Frontier Airlines, in …

Window crack forces Southwest Airlines flight to land, weeks after deadly accident

Window crack forces Southwest Airlines flight to land, weeks after deadly accident

Posted May 03, 2018 08:49:36 A Southwest Airlines plane flying from Chicago to New Jersey was forced to make an unscheduled stop after the outer pane of a window cracked. Key points: The glass did not break all the way through to the plane’s cabin Two weeks ago a passenger …

Southwest Airlines jet makes emergency landing after cracked window discovered midflight

Southwest Airlines jet makes emergency landing after cracked window discovered midflight

A SOUTHWEST Airlines flight bound for Newark, New Jersey made an emergency landing on Wednesday due to a broken passenger window — as the beleaguered airline downplayed the situation as a “maintenance” issue. Flight No. 957, which took off from Chicago Midway Airport, was diverted to Cleveland, Ohio, just before …

Malaysia Airlines bomb threat: Judge questions police response to meth user Manodh Marks

Malaysia Airlines bomb threat: Judge questions police response to meth user Manodh Marks

Updated April 26, 2018 16:02:47 A Victorian judge has questioned the police response to a bomb threat on a Malaysia Airlines plane which was forced back to Melbourne last year. Flight MH128 took off at 11:26pm on May 31 with more than 220 passengers aboard, including Sri Lankan hospitality student …

Southwest Airlines fatal engine failure linked to 2016 explosion caused by fan blade

Southwest Airlines fatal engine failure linked to 2016 explosion caused by fan blade

Posted April 20, 2018 08:19:28 Photo: Photographs comparing the engine damage on two separate Southwest Airlines flights. (Twitter: Stephanie, Marty Martinez via AP) Southwest Airlines opposed a recommendation to inspect its fan blades after a 2016 accident in which one snapped off mid-flight, just like during the engine failure this …

Passenger partially sucked out of Southwest Airlines plane window was wearing seatbelt

Passenger partially sucked out of Southwest Airlines plane window was wearing seatbelt

Updated April 19, 2018 12:05:26 Photo: Family, friends and community leaders are mourning the death of Jennifer Riordan. (AP: Marla Brose/The Albuquerque Journal) Related Story: ‘Nerves of steel’: Praise for hero pilot who landed plane after passenger sucked out of window Related Story: Passengers grabbed woman sucked out of jet …

Southwest Airlines: Investigators look at engine wear and tear in jet tragedy

Southwest Airlines: Investigators look at engine wear and tear in jet tragedy

Posted April 19, 2018 06:25:52 Photo: National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the Southwest Airlines engine. (AP: NTSB) Related Story: ‘Nerves of steel’: Praise for hero pilot who landed plane after passenger sucked out of window Related Story: Passengers grabbed woman sucked out of jet plane window in …

Southwest Airlines: Meet Tammie Jo Shults, the heroic ex-fighter pilot who safely landed stricken plane

Southwest Airlines: Meet Tammie Jo Shults, the heroic ex-fighter pilot who safely landed stricken plane

Updated April 18, 2018 17:20:42 Photo: Tammie Jo Shults during her time with the Navy in 1993. (Supplied: Military Fly Moms) Related Story: Passengers grabbed woman sucked out of jet plane window in deadly explosion The pilot who safely landed a stricken Southwest Airlines flight was one of the first …

Southwest Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Philadelphia with damaged engine and window

Southwest Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Philadelphia with damaged engine and window

Posted April 18, 2018 04:38:37 Photo: The Southwest Airlines jet was flying from New York to Dallas. (Instagram: Amanda Bourman) Related Story: ‘I say again, turn’: Plane crashes at Kathmandu airport, killing at least 50 Related Story: Light plane makes emergency landing on highway A Southwest Airlines jet has made …