Airlines

Flight Attendant arrested after setting fire in Lavatory on American Airlines

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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

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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…)

British Airways named UK’s most loved brand

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Credit: Alamy

British Airways has once again beaten the likes of Apple, John Lewis and Google to the top spot of Britain’s most loved brands.

The UK’s flagship airline took first place in the annual “consumer superbrands” list by The Centre for Brand Analysis for the third year in a row, following a year of growth for the airline. (more…)

2015 was the safest year in aviation history

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With two high-profile disasters resulting in the deaths of 374 people, one could be forgiven for thinking that 2015 was among the deadliest years in the history of aviation.

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Understanding Flight Loads

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

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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.

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Emirates Flight Training Academy will have the youngest fleet in the World

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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.

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