Plane Makes Emergency Landing at J.F.K.

. Reprinted from The New York Times Written by Al Baker A commercial jetliner suffered a loss of one of its two engines shortly after taking off from La Guardia Airport on Wednesday morning and was forced to make an emergency landing at Kennedy International Airport,...

When the Airlines Make the Rules

. Reprinted from the Wall Street Journal Written by: Scott McCartney Frequent-traveler Mitchel Friedman always carries his small rolling bag onto flights. So when an American Airlines gate agent in Dallas insisted he check his bag because he was flying home to New...

FAA renews, toughens warning to Boeing 737 pilots

    TIM KLASS SEATTLE The Federal Aviation Administration has toughened a requirement that Boeing 737 pilots be reminded not to ignore a cabin pressure warning horn, ordering preflight briefings as well as changes in manuals. The airworthiness directive, issued Monday...

In-flight toxic fume cases rise

    Toxic fumes are increasingly being pumped into aircraft cabins during flights, putting the health of passengers and pilots at risk and raising the chances of an airline disaster. Figures released by the Department for Transport (DfT) show that 109 flights were...