German Airport Hahn Risking Insolvency

German Airport Hahn Risking Insolvency

  Germany’s Hahn Airport needs government funding to avoid insolvency, a shareholder representative was quoted as saying on Wednesday, as falling passenger numbers exacerbate losses. Jochen Riebel, a former local secretary of state who represents minority shareholder Hesse on the airport’s board, said Hahn would use up all its cash within about six months without […]

Virgin To Compete With BA On UK Routes

Virgin To Compete With BA On UK Routes

  Virgin Atlantic will go head to head with rival British Airways (BA) on routes between London and Manchester next year after unveiling plans to make its first foray into the domestic short-haul market. The airline, founded by serial entrepreneur Richard Branson in 1984, announced plans to operate three daily return flights from London’s Heathrow […]

Luavalu Seuva’ai, Hawaiian Airlines Passenger, Accused Of Fondling Sleeping Seatmate (VIDEO)

Luavalu Seuva'ai, Hawaiian Airlines Passenger, Accused Of Fondling Sleeping Seatmate

  22-year-old Luavalu Seuva’ai stands accused of groping his female seatmate while she slept on a Philippines to Honolulu flight earlier this month. The unidentified victim claims that she and Seuva’ai had a friendly conversation early in the flight, before she took a spoonful of liquid Nyquil to try to fall asleep, KHON2 reports. She claims […]

In-Flight Voter Registration Available From Virgin America

In-Flight Voter Registration Available From Virgin America

  In the olden days, registering to vote could be a bore. It typically involved the lackluster tasks of waiting at the DMV with a voter registration form, or enduring the line at the post office to send it off by mail. But, thanks to Virgin America, those days are behind us. In conjunction with […]

Las Vegas Takes Off With Airport Modernization

Las Vegas Takes Off With Airport Modernization - Sky Today

  Summer travelers dread few things more than a terrible airport experience. There is only so much preparation one can make to deal with overcrowded, outdated terminal buildings and the possibility of being stuck on a plane in tarmac gridlock. The worst experiences can ruin an entire vacation. Fortunately, major U.S. airports are investing billions […]

2012 Philippine Piper Seneca Plane Crash – Philippines Minister Still Missing

Jesse Robredo (Photo Reuters)

  The 2012 Philippine Piper Seneca crash was the 18 August 2012 crash of a twin-engine light aircraft in the sea off the island province of Masbate in the Philippines. The Piper PA-34 Seneca was carrying four people, including Philippine government minister Jesse Robredo. Three of the occupants are missing, including Robredo, who was traveling from Mactan, Cebu to Naga, Camarines Sur. Aircraft The aircraft was a Piper […]

Three United Flights Make Emergency Returns

Three United Flights Make Emergency Returns

  A United Airlines flight to Seattle returned safely to Newark on Sunday after reporting smoke in the cockpit and cabin, the US Federal Aviation Administration said. It was the second United flight in two days to make an emergency return to Newark Airport. Another United flight returned to Houston after experiencing mechanical issues on […]

BAA To Sell Stansted After Dropping Appeal

BAA To Sell Stansted After Dropping Appeal

  British airport operator BAA on Monday said it would proceed with the sale of London’s Stansted Airport after deciding not to challenge a UK Competition Commission ruling forcing it to sell the airport. BAA’s challenge to the CC ruling was rejected by the Court of Appeal last month and it was expected to take […]



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