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Qantas 787 Flight Flew With 4 Covered Static Ports

A Qantas 787 was found to have four of its engine static ports taped up on a flight used to transport freight from from Melbourne to Los Angeles.
May 17, 2022

Two Volaris Aircraft Almost Collide In Mexico After Incorrect ATC Clearance

Two Volaris aircraft encountered a near miss at Mexico City Airport after the air traffic controller improperly cleared the arriving aircraft for landing.
May 9, 2022

Regulatory Issue Delays Airbus A321XLR To 2024

Airbus' long range A321XLR has hit a regulatory snag, pushing back its launch to 2024.
May 4, 2022

Avelo Airlines Launches Third Base Out Of Orlando

Avelo Airlines has announced that it has selected Orlando, Florida to be its third base.
May 3, 2022

Air France 777 Pilots Were Both Flying Aircraft Resulting In Temporarily Control Loss

An initial report into the Air France 11 "loss of control" event suggests that both pilots unintentionally were trying to control the airplane at the same time.
May 3, 2022

Red Bull Being Investigated After Botched Plane Swap Stunt

The FAA has launched a formal investigation into the Red Bull Plane Swap after one of the pilots was unsuccessful in landing their aircraft.
Apr 27, 2022

YouTuber Trevor Jacob Loses Pilot’s License. FAA Says Crash Was Intentional

The Federal Aviation Administration determined that YouTuber Trevor Jacob intentionally crashed in his plane on November 24, 2021 for publicity.
Apr 26, 2022

Hawaiian To Add Free Starlink Wi-Fi On Its Transpacific Fleet

Hawaiian Airlines is the first major carrier to sign with Elon Musk's Starlink program to provide Wi-Fi service across its fleet of transpacific aircraft.
Apr 25, 2022

There Are Only 7 Remaining 747 Passenger Operators Remaining

If you haven't flown the passenger Boeing 747, here are the remaining passenger airlines still operating them.
Apr 22, 2022

Dutch Airlines No Longer Enforcing Mask Policies On Board Despite Government Restrictions

Four Dutch airlines are fed up with on board mask policies, and have decided to do away with them.
Mar 23, 2022

Arajet Places Order For 20 737 MAX 8s With 15 Additional Options

Dominican Republic-based Arajet has placed another order for 20 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, this time choosing the higher capacity 737-8-200 variant.
Mar 14, 2022