Airline takes cues from SFO service for new Northwest route Chris McGinnis, Tim Jue Published 2:57 pm PDT, Tuesday, September 10, 2019 The Singapore Airlines A350-900XWB loads up for the return flight from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Singapore's Changi Airport. The Singapore Airlines A350-900XWB loads up for the return flight from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Singapore's Changi Airport. Photo: Tim Jue Photo: Tim Jue Image 1 of / 27 Caption Close Image 1 of 27 The Singapore Airlines A350-900XWB loads up for the return flight from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Singapore's Changi Airport. The Singapore Airlines A350-900XWB loads up for the return flight from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Singapore's Changi Airport. … [Read more...] about Singapore Airlines takes off from Seattle [PHOTOS]
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Marc Wilson, Associated Press Updated 9:17 am PDT, Friday, May 24, 2019 FILE - In this May 26, 1979 file photo, investigators view the wreckage of the ill-fated American Airlines Flight 191 to Los Angeles, which crashed on take off from O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. Decades later, the crash, moments after it took off, remains the deadliest aviation accident in U.S. history. The DC-10 was destined for Los Angeles when it lost one of its engines May 25, 1979, killing what investigators later determined were 273 people _ all 271 people aboard the jetliner and two people on the ground. less FILE - In this May 26, 1979 file photo, investigators view the wreckage of the ill-fated American Airlines Flight 191 to Los Angeles, which crashed on take off from O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. ... more Photo: Fred Jewell, AP … [Read more...] about AP WAS THERE: 1979 Chicago American Airlines crash kills 273
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Mitchell Zuckoff April 11, 2019 A salty breeze from Boston Harbor greeted Michael Woodward when he exited the train at Airport Station on September 11, 2001, but that was the last he expected to see of the outdoors until the end of a long day. At 6:45 a.m., dressed in a gray suit and a burgundy tie, he walked to his office in the bowels of Logan Airport’s Terminal B, one level below the passenger gates. More than 6 feet tall and 200-plus pounds, Michael had a gentle face and a razor wit. Thirty years old, bright and ambitious, he’d risen from ticket agent to flight service manager for American Airlines, a job in which he ensured that planes were properly catered and serviced, and equipped with a full complement of flight attendants.Michael remained friends with many of the more than 200 flight attendants he supervised. Outside his office, flight attendants … [Read more...] about ‘We have some planes’: Inside the hijacking of Flight 11
Benjamin Zhang, provided by Published 4:41 pm PDT, Friday, March 15, 2019 Boeing The Boeing 737 Max airliner has been grounded by regulatory agencies and airlines worldwide. The action comes after two nearly brand-new Boeing 737 Max 8 airliners crashed within a matter of months. The crashes, the grounding of the fleet, and the public furor make the Boeing 737 Max one of the most controversial airliners in recent memory. Other airliners that ran into trouble include the de Havilland Comet, McDonnell Douglas DC-10, and the Airbus A320. The US Federal Aviation Administration grounded the Boeing 737 Max airliner on Wednesday. It was the last and arguably most significant regulatory body to take action against Boeing's state-of-the-art single-aisle jet. The enforcement action against the Boeing jet comes after two 737 Max 8 airliners crashed under strikingly similar circumstances in a matter of months. Read more: These airlines will likely take the biggest hit after the … [Read more...] about The Boeing 737 Max is now one of the most controversial airliners of all time. Here are 3 others.
By Jon Sindreu WSJ Tues., March 5, 2019 The conglomerate, usually considered a corporate dinosaur, is finding a surprising new lease of life in the airline industry. International Consolidated Airlines Group has become Europe’s model for airline mergers since Chief Executive Willie Walsh formed a holding company to manage the combination of British Airways and Spanish flagcarrier Iberia eight years ago. IAG, which has since acquired Vueling and Aer Lingus, in addition to launching the startup brand Level, reported better-than-expected earnings last week despite worries about the European economy, higher fuel costs and excessive growth in flights. The most eloquent sign of the decentralized model’s success is that Ryanair, Europe’s low-cost powerhouse, wants something similar. CEO Michael O’Leary, not a man given to praising his peers, said he was “impressed with the way Willie has managed IAG” when he unveiled the creation of a … [Read more...] about Why Airlines Are Rebuilding the Conglomerate