Sudan Plane Crash: Sudanese Religion Minister Among 30 Killed, Reports Claim

Thirty people are thought to have died

  A Sudanese plane carrying around 30 people has crashed killing all passengers, according to state media. The government’s minister of Guidance and Religious Endowments, Ghazi al-Sadiq Abdel Rahim was reportedly on board, along with other military and political representatives. The plane was heading to South Kordofan in the south of the country for an […]

WATCH: The Best Lines From ‘Airplane!’ (VIDEO)

The Best Lines From 'Airplane!'

  There’s a soft spot in our hearts for “Airplane!” here at HuffPost Travel. The movie, which opened July 2, 1980, is still uproariously funny and, more importantly, makes us never want to eat another airplane meal again. There are too many fantastic one-liners in the movie to pick just one favorite, so we made a compilation of our […]

Mexico’s Interjet Launches New York City Flights

Mexico's Interjet Launches New York City Flights

  Interjet is on the verge of its seventh birthday and has plenty to celebrate, including its control of a quarter of the Mexican aviation market. Still, the airline has received little attention from Americans outside Miami and San Antonio, where it broke into the U.S. market. CEO Jose Luis Garza decided to attack obscurity head […]

Lufthansa Cabin Crew Delay Strike Decision

Lufthansa Cabin Crew Delay Strike Decision - Sky Today

  Lufthansa cabin crew will decide next week whether to strike over pay, a move that could cause widespread flight disruption at Germany’s leading airline. The UFO union, which represents more than 10,000 flight attendants and pursers in Germany, said on Friday it had rejected Lufthansa’s latest offer but expected the airline to make a […]

American Renews Push To Void Pilot Contracts

American Renews Push To Void Pilot Contracts

  The parent of American Airlines on Friday renewed its push to void its collective bargaining agreement with its pilots’ union, two days after a federal bankruptcy judge rejected an earlier effort. US Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane in Manhattan, who oversees the Chapter 11 proceedings of American Airlines’ parent AMR, had objected to what he […]

Ferrovial Sells BAA Stake to Qatar

Ferrovial Sells BAA Stake to Qatar

  Spanish infrastructure firm Ferrovial said on Friday it had sold part of its stake in British airport operator BAA to Qatar to finance its bid to push further into faster growing markets such as Latin America. Ferrovial sold a 10.6 percent stake in FGP Topco, the holding company that owns BAA – which runs […]

Air France-KLM Pilots Back Restructuring Plan

Air France-KLM Pilots Back Restructuring Plan

  Pilots at Air France-KLM have backed proposals to alter their contracts and working conditions as part of the airline’s three-year restructuring plan, aimed at reducing operating costs and debt. The SNPL union, which represents more than two-thirds of the pilots, said 67 percent of its members had voted for the plan. The agreement reached […]

Iceland Says No Bomb On Aeroflot Plane

Iceland Says No Bomb On Aeroflot Plane

  Icelandic police said there was no bomb on an Aeroflot jet carrying more than 250 people from New York to Moscow that made an emergency landing at Keflavik airport after an anonymous caller told authorities there were explosives on board. After a lengthy evacuation operation, police in Reykjavik searched the Aeroflot plane that was […]



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