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Sep 20, 2019
From bees on windscreen to snakes in cockpit, a look at how reptiles and rodents can threaten aviation safetyScottish traveller Moira Boxall was shocked to discover a live spotted python in her suitcase after when she reached home in Glasgow after a long flight from Adelaide.
May 01, 2019
US FAA bans low flights over Venezuela citing 'political instability' as Juan Guaido makes strongest call yet to oust presidentThe US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday evening issued an order prohibiting US air operators from flying below 26,000 feet in Venezuela’s airspace until further notice, citing “increasing political instability and tensions”.
Mar 16, 2019
Boeing to upgrade MCAS stall prevention system on 737 MAX planes in 10 days: ReportBoeing in the next 10 days will roll out an upgrade to the MCAS stall prevention system for 737 MAX aircraft
Dec 19, 2018
Google Assistant will soon let you know if your flight would be delayedAssistant will notify users on phones when its algorithms predict that their flights would be late.
Jan 12, 2018
Jet Airways joins other airlines in barring the use of checked-in smart baggage with non-removable batteriesAccording to Jet Airways, all passengers with bags having a Li-ion battery will need to detach the battery and carry it separately in the cabin baggage.
Nov 30, 2017
American Airlines flights in December left pilotless because of glitch in scheduling systemThe Allied Pilots Association estimated that more than 15,000 flights from Dec. 17 to 31 were affected by a glitch in the system.
May 21, 2017
US scrambles fighter jets after Turkish man tries to break into cockpit in Honolulu-bound planeA 25-year-old man was duct-taped to his seat by fellow passengers after he tried to enter the cockpit of an American Airlines flight, prompting the US to rush fighter jets to intercept the plane, a media report said.
May 02, 2017
United CEO calls passenger incident epic mistake at congressional hearingUnited president Scott Kirby joined Munoz at the hearing, along with top executives of American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Southwest Airlines.
Apr 22, 2017
After United Airlines incident, American Airlines staff suspended after row with woman passengerAmerican Airlines has suspended an employee after a video showed an altercation on one of its planes involving crew, several passengers and a crying woman carrying a young child.
Oct 29, 2016
Miami bound American Airlines flight catches fire at Chicago's O'Hare airport before takeoffThe engine of an American Airlines Group Inc jet caught fire seconds from takeoff at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Friday, prompting the crew to abort its departure and evacuate passengers via emergency chutes