Plane Crash in Cuba Leaves Over 100 Dead

Early reports place the blame on aging aircraft.

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Co-Pilot Flies Halfway Out of Broken Cockpit

Fortunately he was wearing his seat belt.

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Southwest's Blown Engine Suffered "Tooth Decay"
Mechanics say the engines wore down from sucking up debris on freque…
Southwest Emergency Landing Over Window Crack

Another worrying sign for Southwest Airlines.

Airlines Race To Inspect Engine From Southwest
Southwest had to delay and cancel lots of Monday flights to check on…
Southwest Airlines Sought More Time for Engine Inspections
The airline opposed a recommendation by the engine manufacturer to require ultrasonic inspections of certain fan blades within 12 month…
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What Actually Happens When a Plane Loses an Engine

When an airliner suffers an engine failure, like what happened yesterday to Southwest Flight 1380, this is what's supposed to occur.

What We Already Know About the Southwest Airlines Engine That Failed

A jet equipped with one of these engines takes off somewhere in the world about every two minutes.

Pilot Who Landed Southwest Flight Was One of the First Women to Fly an F/A-18

Tammie Jo Shults’ performance under pressure may have saved lives.

Design Firm Wants to Make Air Travel More Dehumanizing Than Ever

The "Skyrider 2.0" design was unveiled at the Airliners Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany.

Southwest Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Windows Tears Open

News helicopter footage showed damage to the left engine of the plane and the tarmac covered with firefighter foam.

Air Force Thunderbirds Pilot Dies in Nevada F-16 Crash

The jet went down during a routine aerial demonstration training flight.

High Winds Cause Hangar Collapse in Houston

Authorities say the wind appears to have caused the hangar at a private terminal to disintegrate.

A Software Failure Just Delayed Half of All Flights in Europe

During the outage, airports were limited to 10 departures per hour.

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Pilot Dumps 30 Tons of Fuel for Life-Saving Emergency Landing

The plane was too heavy to make a landing at the nearest runway without dropping serious weight.

First Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner Is Entering Service

The newest and biggest Dreamliner was delivered to Singapore Airlines.

United Gives $10,000 Travel Voucher to 'Bumped' Passenger
United raised the amount airport employees could pay a bumped passenger to $10,000 last year after criticism over the violent dragging …
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High Winds Turn Flight Into Nightmare Pukefest

"Pretty much everyone on the plane threw up."

Key Lawmaker Gives Up on Privatizing Air Traffic Control

That's a setback for airlines which lobbied for a private, non-profit company run by aviation interests.

Passenger Facing Charges For Opening Plane's Emergency Door on Runway

He was detained by airline staff and police moments after he reached the tarmac

It's Always a Good Time When Your Plane Loses Its Engine Cover

Luckily the plane was able to land just fine.

Personnel work at the scene of the AN-148 plane crash in Stepanovskoye village, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the Domodedovo airport, Russia, Moday, Feb. 12, 2018.
Deadly Russian Plane Crash May Have Been Caused by Frozen Airspeed Indicators

Russian investigators say the pilots may have failed to activate a heating system that keeps the indicators warm.

WWII Bomb Shuts Down London Airport

Over 200 flights have been canceled due to the discovery of the 1,000 pound bomb.

Workers Recover Black Boxes from Russian Plane Crash Site

Russian investigators quickly ruled out a terror attack but will not speculate on possible reasons for the crash.

Florida Woman: Airline Told Me To Flush Pet Hamster

She's considering suing Spirit over the conflicting instructions that pressured her into making the decision.

Airbus Soars With Maiden Flight of the Longest-Range Single-Aisle Jet Ever

The A321LR, with a range of 4,000 nautical miles, took to the skies on Wednesday.

Google Now Predicts Flight Delays Before They Even Happen

Machine learning can spot trouble before your airline knows.

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