As Pilots Stand Firm, AMR’s Plan Takes Hit

As Pilots Stand Firm, AMR's Plan Takes Hit

  The overwhelming rejection by AMR pilots of the airline’s latest contract offer, which several sources attributed to their lack of confidence in company management, raises doubts about whether the carrier can garner support to exit bankruptcy as a stand-alone company. Members of the Allied Pilots Association, the airline’s most powerful employee group, on Wednesday […]

Cameras Record Small Plane Crash (Raw Video)

Cameras Record Small Plane Crash

  Four men survived a small plane crash in Idaho. Two cameras on board recorded the plane striking trees and hitting the ground. (Aug. 9) By  AssociatedPress Source: Youtube Related posts: Indonesia: 12 Bodies Found at Plane Crash Site (VIDEO) Fears of More Deaths From Nigeria Plane Crash (VIDEO) Record Skydive in Illinois (Raw Video) […]

Airlines: Expect More On-time Flights (VIDEO)

Airlines: Expect More On-time Flights

  Travelers still have to put up with packed planes, rising fees and unpredictable security lines, but U.S. airlines today are more punctual and less likely to lose your bag. By  AssociatedPress Source: Youtube Related posts: U.S. Olympic Club: Expect the Unexpected (VIDEO) Kingfisher Airlines Says Flights Resume United Airlines Raises International Bag Fee To […]

TUI Travel Bookings Boosted By Poor Weather

TUI Travel Bookings Boosted By Poor Weather

    TUI Travel, the world’s biggest tour operator, said summer bookings had risen as rain-soaked northern Europeans sought out the sun and kept tight control on their budgets with package deals. The group, which owns Thomson and First Choice, on Thursday said it had sold around 86 percent of its summer holidays by the […]

Qantas Says No Interest In JAL Equity Stake

Qantas Says No Interest In JAL Equity Stake

  Australia’s Qantas Airways has no interest in taking an equity stake in Japan Airlines, Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce said. Japan Airlines has been sounding out trading houses and other business partners as potential investors ahead of its roughly USD$8 billion initial public offering slated for next month, sources with knowledge of the matter […]

Mars Rover Sends Back First Color Panorama (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Mars Panorama: Curiosity Rover Sends Back 1st 360-Degree Color View

Mars Panorama: Curiosity Rover Sends Back 1st 360-Degree Color View PASADENA, Calif. — The photo-snapping rover Curiosity returned another postcard from Mars on Thursday – the first 360-degree color panorama of Gale Crater. Scientists admired the sweeping vista. In the distance was the base of Mount Sharp, a three-mile-high mountain rising from the crater floor, […]

WATCH: In-Flight Bikini Show! (VIDEO)

VietJetAir, Vietnamese Airline, Fined For In-Flight Bikini Show

VietJetAir, Vietnamese Airline, Fined For In-Flight Bikini Show Vietnamese airline VietJetAir was hit with a fine by Vietnamese aviation officials for putting on an in-flight bikini show. The budget carrier staged the “production” to celebrate its maiden flight between Ho Chi Minh City and the tourist area of Nha Trang, reports news.com.au. The show involved local […]

Fraport Sees Falling 2012 Profit

Fraport Sees Falling 2012 Profit

  Fraport said it now saw operating profit at its aviation business, which runs Frankfurt airport, declining this year as it spends money on measures to reduce noise from a new runway opened last year. Fraport still affirmed its 2012 outlook on Wednesday, saying it expected revenue of over EUR€2.5 billion (USD$3.1 billion) and an […]



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