United we stand … and United we violently fall to the ground? United Airlines was forced to apologize on Tuesday for a shocking incident that took place at an airport in Houston, Texas, in July 2015. In footage of the incident, which was obtained by Houston news outlet KPRC-TV, a United airlines employee appears to
A China Eastern Airlines flight has been forced to abort a flight to Shanghai and turn back to Sydney when a massive hole was ripped in part of its left engine. Flight MU736 took off from Sydney at 8:30pm on Sunday night and was only about an hour into its trip when the fault occurred.
Outrage has erupted on Chinese and Vietnamese social media over the removal of a passenger from an overbooked United Airlines flight. Videos posted online showed security officers dragging the man, who appears to be Asian, from the flight. The man has not yet been identified. One eyewitness said he was a “Chinese American doctor”, while
Pratt & Whitney has asked two airlines to perform early inspections of an engine part used on CSeries planes, a request that comes after a related motor suffered a series of problems that forced some aircraft to make emergency landings. United Technologies Corp division Pratt & Whitney said in a statement that it added a
Electronics ban be damned, Qatar Airways is going to get its hard-working business travelers typing away on laptops no matter what. Less than a week after U.S. officials banned electronics larger than a smartphone on certain U.S.-bound flights from certain Middle East and Africa airports, the Doha-based airliner figured out how to get out of
Passengers on board a Boeing 737 had a lucky escape this week after their plane missed the runway – and burst into flames. The Peruvian Airlines aircraft was landing following a flight to Peru from Lima when the incident happened. On approach, the jet swerved to the right. The wing crashed into the ground, causing