KLM is soon to launch on-tap draught beer on flights
By PJ Cunningham via LonelyPlanet
Dutch Airline, KLM is about to introduce the first ever draught beer service during flights. And it’s all thanks to a special draught beer dispenser developed by Heineken that the airline can serve the perfect pint a mile high in the sky. (more…)
Alaska Airlines Passenger’s Phone Catches Fire Mid-Flight; Airline and FAA Investigating
ABS NEWS – An Alaska Airlines passenger’s phone burst into flames on a flight en route to Hawaii, and the airline and the FAA say they are investigating. (more…)
BA A380 floods after pipe breaks mid-flight
By JOHN HUTCHINSON FOR MAILONLINE A passenger has described how people were left with ‘wet feet’ after a trolley hit a water pipe causing a flood on a British Airways plane into London. (more…)
Flight Attendant arrested after setting fire in Lavatory on American Airlines
By Alastair Jamieson, via NBC News – A flight attendant started a fire in an American Airlines plane’s lavatory and then pretended to discover and extinguish it, the FBI said Wednesday. (more…)
America’s airlines are introducing a class below economy
As the candidates in America’s presidential race pontificate on the growing divide between the haves and the have-nots, the country’s airlines are busy segmenting customers between the haves, the have-lesses, the have-somewhats, the have-nots and, now, the have-nothing-at-alls. (more…)
Understanding Flight Loads
Have you ever seen something like is F6 A1 J9 C7 D0 RC IC W9 E9 T4 Y9 B9 M5 U3 H0 ? How can you read this and get a better insight of the flight loads? (more…)
Airplanes that will live forever
When flying was not an option anymore, these planes have found unique ways to stay among us offering their best on ground as they used to do in the skies.
1- Plane turned into Kindergarten
In the Georgian city of Rustavi, an old Yakovlev 42 has been transformed into a functional Kindergarten. Head teacher Gari Chapidze bought the plane from Georgian Airways and arranged for it to be transported to the city of Rustavi, where he refurbished the interiors with educational equipment, games and toys but left the cockpit instruments intact so they could be used as play tools.
Emirates Flight Training Academy will have the youngest fleet in the World
Emirates Flight Training Academy, developed by Emirates airline to address its growing need for pilots, has signed an agreement with Cirrus Aircraft and Embraer to order 27 new aircraft.
The order includes 22 single-piston engine Cirrus SR22’s and 5 twin-jet Embraer Phenom 100E, which are valued at more than $39 million (Dh143 million) at list prices.