We just couldn't escape 2014 without just one more unfortunate airline tragedy. The Associated Press reports that a Singapore-bound AirAsia plane, Flight 8501, lost communication with ground control while flying over the Java Sea, an hour before it was supposed to land. Read more...
Air traffic control has lost contact with a Singapore-bound Air Asia flight that originated in Indonesia and was carrying more than 160 passengers. The Malaysia-based airline announced the flight had lost contact over Twitter earlier tonight. Show More Summary
An AirAsia plane with 162 people on board went missing en route from Indonesia to Singapore Sunday morning, officials and the airline said, in the third major incident to affect a Malaysian carrier this year. “The AirAsia flight flying from Surabaya to Singapore lost contact with Jakarta at...
An AirAsia flight with 162 aboard lost contact with ground controllers over the Java Sea between Surabaya, Indonesia, and the plane’s intended destination, Singapore, the airline said Sunday. Air traffic controllers lost communication with flight QZ8501 at 7:24 am local time (7:24 p.m. Show More Summary
The airline AirAsia lost contact with flight QZ8501 over the Java Sea in Indonesia late tonight. The plane was flying at roughly 32,000 feet when it lost contact, and 162 people were reportedly on board.
An Indonesia AirAsia commercial flight to Singapore was missing Sunday with at least 155 people on board after losing contact with air traffic controllers, according to the airline and Indonesian media reports.
According to the airline, Air Asia flight QZ8501 traveling from Surabaya Indonesia to Singapore has gone missing. The aircraft involved is an Airbus A320-216 registered PK-AXC. Air Asia has released the following statement via their Facebook: AirAsia Indonesia regrets to confirm that flight QZ8501 from Surabaya to Singapore has lost contact with air traffic control […]
It's not sounding good. NBC News: An AirAsia flight from Indonesia to Singapore is missing, the airline said in a statement. "AirAsia Indonesia regrets to confirm that flight QZ8501 from Surabaya to Singapore has lost contact with air...Show More Summary
Their international competitors may be cheering tumbling oil prices, but the collapse in the ruble has meant major financial turbulence for Russian airlines who have expenses in foreign currencies. The ruble has slumped by 40 percent this year against the dollar and euro, mostly due to crude oil...
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You have received what appears to be a legitimate e-mail message from a reputable company — such as an airline, for example — but you have no idea as to whether or not it is considered “spam”; and you do not want to click open the e-mail...Show More Summary
The evil of American airlines. On the massive hidden fees issues, because of a change in her business schedule my wife paid $200 to get on an earlier flight. The plane stayed on the tarmac for more than an hourin perfect weather, didn’t take off for some reason, and she was put back on […]
The next time you think you might want to change seats on your flight, consider this cautionary tale — one woman found herself in jail for three days, after attempting to do so on a United Airlines flight. She's now suing the airline for $5 million. Read more...
The New Yorker is on a roll bashing airlines, in November it was how bad United was which was really a piece complaining about mergers and a subtle attack on telecommunications mergers. This week we again we see a New Yorker piece bashing...Show More Summary
My wife and daughter recently traveled to Paris and back on La Compagnie, a new all-business-class airline. It flies from Newark to Paris six days a week. It was more convenient because of the intimacy of the 74-passenger cabin, and the flight attendants were excellent. The check-in at both...
What better time to show passengers that you care than during Christmas? Airlines know this all too well, and each year they unleash some of their most creative marketing initiatives during this period. Of course, the trick to good marketing...Show More Summary
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LarryInNYC asks about the Alitalia porgram as an option for crediting the dirt cheap Etihad fare. Etihad, after all, took a big stake in the airline.. because it’s apparently more important to funnel traffic through Abu Dhabi than to actually make money. Show More Summary
The national title defense of Webster University got off to a rocky start. Our 1st flight from St. Louis to Dallas was delayed for more than 35 minutes. Because of this, we would have missed our connection to Brownsville, TX.Luckily for us, American Airlines stepped up to the plate. Show More Summary
Did the Ukrainian pilot pictured above shoot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 on July 17 of this year, killing all 298 passengers and crew and destroying the Boeing 777-200 as it flew from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur over Eastern Ukraine?...Show More Summary