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American Airlines adds non-stop flights between ILM and Dallas Fort Worth

The Wilmington International Airport (ILM) has announced another expansion of services offered by American Airlines next year. American Airlines is set to offer non-stop flights between ILM and Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) on Saturdays from April through August, according to a news release. The service line is an extension of the non-stop route the airline […]

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United Airlines flight carrying hundreds of passengers sees tyres ‘blow up’ on landing

A plane carrying hundreds of people experienced “tyre issues” upon landing, with passengers reporting that two of the tyres had exploded. The United Airlines flight 961 was landing at Newark Liberty International Airport on Sunday having departed Frankfurt International Airport hours earlier. There were 264 passengers and 15 crew on board at the time. All […]

Monarch
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In boost to creditors, failed airline Monarch wins appeal over UK airport slots

LONDON (Reuters) – Collapsed airline Monarch [MONA.UL] has won an appeal against a court decision that had stripped it of rights over valuable airport slots, in a boost to administrators who are hoping to recover money for creditors. Administrators at KPMG hope to raise capital by transferring the slots at London’s Gatwick and Luton airports […]

Etihad Airways
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Etihad Airways Swiss Flights Become All-Boeing 787 Dreamliner Services

Etihad Airways’ flights to and from Switzerland will become an all-Boeing 787 Dreamliner operation with the aircraft being deployed on the Abu Dhabi – Geneva route, effective 25 March 2018. The Dreamliner flights to Geneva will complement the airline’s existing 787 Dreamliner scheduled services connecting Abu Dhabi and Zurich, becoming the fifth European city to […]

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Woman claims American Airlines ignored safety rules, forced her child to fly on her lap

A woman is accusing American Airlines of forcing her to fly with her child seated in her lap, even though she purchased separate seats for both of her children. Kelly Duvall was flying with her 18-month-old daughter and 3-year-old son from Phoenix to Chicago back in August, Forbes reports. Duvall said she had purchased two aviation-approved […]

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British Airways stewardess, 29, wins £115,000 payout after mid-air fire made her fear she would DIE and left her too terrified of flying to carry on working

A British Airways stewardess who developed a fear of flying after being caught up in a mid-air emergency has been awarded more than £100,000 in damages. Lucy Sargeant, 29, was on board the May 2013 flight from London Heathrow to Oslo when fires broke out in the plane’s engines, forcing the pilot to return for […]

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Stewardess sues British Airways for £750,000 over mid-air fire that left her ‘mentally scarred’

A British Airways stewardess left “mentally scarred” by a mid-air fire and forced landing at Heathrow is suing for £750,000 after fear of flying forced her to quit “the most wonderful job”. Lucy Sargeant, 29, is suing British Airways Plc over the traumatic legacy of the May 2013 flight from Heathrow to Oslo, which led […]