• American Airlines Group Inc. November 9, 2019 2:42 am

    American, Southwest Airlines Plan to Resume Commercial Flights on 737 Max in March

    American and Southwest airlines announced Friday plans to resume commercial flights of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft in March 2020.

  • CEO July 28, 2019 1:03 pm

    Boeing's 737 Max Grounding Is Going on So Long It Will Disrupt Holiday Air Travel

    With no end in sight to the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max, one airline is warning travelers that their Thanksgiving and Christmas travel plans might be disrupted. Southwest Airlines on Thursday became the first U.S. airline to pull the planes, grounded by regulators worldwide in mid-March after two fatal crashes within five months of one another, from its schedule until...

  • Australia July 11, 2019 9:52 pm

    Severe Turbulence Injures Nearly Three Dozen on Air Canada Flight

    Nearly three dozen people aboard an Air Canada flight to Australia were injured by severe turbulence that forced pilots to land in Honolulu on Thursday, the airline said and NBC News reported. Flight 33, scheduled to go from Vancouver to Sydney touched down at Honolulu International Airport at 6:45 a.m. local time due to “un-forecasted and sudden turbulence approximately two...

  • Australia July 11, 2019 9:52 pm

    Severe Turbulence Injures Nearly Three Dozen on Air Canada Flight

    Nearly three dozen people aboard an Air Canada flight to Australia were injured by severe turbulence that forced pilots to land in Honolulu on Thursday, the airline said and NBC News reported. Flight 33, scheduled to go from Vancouver to Sydney touched down at Honolulu International Airport at 6:45 a.m. local time due to “un-forecasted and sudden turbulence approximately two...

  • Federal Aviation Administration April 8, 2019 2:11 pm

    American Airlines Slashing Flights Through June 5 as MAX 8 Stays Grounded

    American Airlines is extending by over a month its cancellations of about 90 daily flights as the troubled 737 Max plane remains grounded by regulators.

  • airline April 5, 2019 9:01 pm

    Boeing to Cut 737 Max Production Beginning in Mid-April

    Boeing is cutting production of the 737 Max jets as the company moves quickly to finalize a fix that will get the grounded aircraft flying again. Boeing’s monthly production of the aircraft, involved in two plane crashes since October, is dropping by 20 percent from the current level of 52 a month to 42 a month, the company said Friday....

  • Asher Klein April 3, 2019 10:54 am

    Flying Solo: Lithuanian Man Gets Passenger Flight All to Himself

    A Lithuanian man flying to Italy got a pleasant surprise when he boarded the plane: He was the only passenger on the Boeing 737-800. Skirmantas Strimaitis, who was flying from capital Vilnius to the northern Italian city of Bergamo for a skiing holiday March 16, had the whole plane — which can usually sit up to 188 people — to...

  • Federal Aviation Administration March 27, 2019 9:25 pm

    Boeing Unveils 737 MAX Fixes, Says Planes Are Safer

    Boeing previewed its software fix, cockpit alerts and additional pilot training for its 737 MAX planes on Wednesday, saying the changes improve the safety of the aircraft which has been involved in two deadly crashes since October. “We’re working with customers and regulators around the world to restore faith in our industry and also to reaffirm our commitment to safety...

  • NBC March 18, 2019 2:44 am

    Mechanics, Southwest Airlines Reach Breakthrough in Labor Dispute

    Southwest Airlines and a union representing its mechanics say they’re on the verge of ending a bitter, long-running labor dispute that has triggered hundreds of flight cancellations and raised safety concerns.

  • United States March 13, 2019 10:58 am

    How to Find Out if You're Flying on a Boeing 737 Max

    As countries around the world are grounding all Boeing 737 Max planes after the Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday that killed 157 people, U.S. passengers are growing concerned after the FAA announced airlines can still fly the Boeing jet in the country. Passengers are taking to social media, expressing their anxieties about flying on one of the Boeing models and...

  • Chairman February 24, 2019 4:30 pm

    Hijacking Foiled on Bangladesh-Dubai Flight, Suspect Killed

    A flight bound for Dubai from Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka, made an emergency landing Sunday in Chittagong, Bangladesh, after a man attempted to hijack the plane, officials said. The suspect, a Bangladeshi, asked to speak to the country’s prime minister before dying from injuries in an exchange of gunfire with military commandos, officials said. The flight, operated by state-run Biman Bangladesh...

  • Mexico May 22, 2018 3:12 am

    Plane Crashes In Havana After Take-Off

    A Boeing 737 operated by state airline Cubana crashed just after takeoff from Jose Marti International Airport in Havana on Friday with 104 passengers and nine crew aboard. The jetliner was heading from the capital to the eastern city of Holguin.

  • Florida May 7, 2018 12:21 pm

    Pickup Truck Strikes Southwest Plane at Baltimore Airport

    Passengers on board a Southwest Airlines flight from Florida say a pickup truck hit their plane on the runway at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

  • Indian Ocean March 19, 2018 6:26 pm

    Australia Boosts Indian Ocean Travel Safety After MH370

    Australian authorities say they have helped make the Indian Ocean safer for air and sea travelers since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished in the vast expanse four years ago through search and rescue training with island nations. Search and rescue officials from Mauritius, the Maldives and Sri Lanka are visiting the Australian Maritime Safety Authority headquarters in Canberra this week...

  • Governor January 14, 2018 2:48 pm

    Plane Dangles off Cliff After Skidding off Runway in Turkey

    A commercial plane that skidded off a runway after landing in northern Turkey dangled precariously off a muddy cliff with its nose only a few feet from the sea. Some of the 168 people on board the Boeing 737-800 described it as a “miracle” that everyone was evacuated safely. Images show the aircraft on its belly and at an acute...

  • China July 22, 2016 12:49 pm

    Search for Flight MH370 to Be Suspended, Possibly Forever

    The hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be suspended once the current search area in the Indian Ocean has been completely scoured, the ministers of the three countries conducting the operation announced Friday, possibly ending all hopes of solving aviation’s greatest mystery. “In the absence of new evidence, Malaysia, Australia and China have collectively decided to suspend the search...

  • airline June 27, 2016 1:39 pm

    All Passengers Safe After Singapore Airlines Jet Catches Fire

    A Singapore Airlines flight caught fire after the plane returned to Changi Airport because of an engine warning, according to the airline, which said no injuries were reported. An airline statement said the Boeing 777-300ER was on its way to Milan when it turned back “following an engine oil warning message.” The aircraft’s right engine caught fire after Flight SQ368...

  • New Jersey June 1, 2016 4:29 pm

    Ceiling Panels Collapse as Plane Landing at Newark Bounces on Runway, Then Takes Off Again: Passenger

    A passenger plane landing at Newark Airport bounced up and down on a runway before a pilot canceled the landing and took off back into the skies above New Jersey, witnesses say.

  • spokesman January 25, 2016 5:35 pm

    5 Hurt in Severe Turbulence on American Airlines Jet

    Three flight attendants and two passengers were taken to the hospital Monday after an American Airlines flight from Miami to Milan encountered severe turbulence and made an emergency landing in Canada. The seat belt light was on when the Boeing 767 carrying 192 passengers and 11 crew members encountered turbulence. American Airlines flight 206 landed safely at St. John’s International...

  • official December 21, 2015 7:16 am

    Fake Bomb Prompts Emergency Landing of Air France Flight

    A fake explosive rigged with cardboard, sheets of paper and a household timer forced an Air France flight into an emergency landing in Kenya on Sunday, sending hundreds of passengers down emergency slides in what the airline’s CEO said was the fourth bomb hoax against the airline in recent weeks. The homemade apparatus was discovered around midnight hidden in a...

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