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,...

‘Toxic’ fumes found on passenger planes

. Reprinted from NEWS.com.au By staff writers PASSENGERS on some of the world’s popular airlines are reportedly breathing in contaminated air, an investigation has revealed. Swab samples taken by German television network, ARD, along with Swiss broadcasters...

Costello takes lead role in aviation issues

  By: Steve Whitworth 12/06/08 U.S. Rep. Jerry Costello wants to help make the skies friendlier – and safer – for the nation’s fliers. The Belleville Democrat has played a big role in that effort through his chairmanship of the U.S. House Aviation...

Airplane Maintenance: Maybe Not a Place to Skimp

. By JOE SHARKEY HAVING been in an airplane crash, I can tell you that nothing focuses the attention quite so intensely as staring out the window and seeing that a piece of the wing is suddenly missing. So passengers sitting in the window seats on the port side of US...