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Delta to Let Four 747s Fly Out of the Fleet

Christine Negroni | Posted 10.01.2014 | Travel
Christine Negroni

In a startling change of plans, Delta Air Lines today confirmed that it will retire four of its Boeing 747s beginning in September.

Airbus Launches New Planes To Compete With Boeing

AP | Posted 07.17.2014 | Travel

FARNBOROUGH, England (AP) — Airbus has launched updated versions of its A330 wide body aircraft in a bit to improve fuel efficiency, increase range ...

Virgin Atlantic's Controversial New Offering

SmarterTravel | Posted 05.17.2012 | Travel

According to a press release from the airline, fliers on A330 Airbus planes operated by Virgin will be able to use cell phones in the air, to text or talk.

'Damn It, We're Going To Crash:' Final Words Of Air France 447 Crew | Posted 12.14.2011 | Travel

A new book has revealed the final words of the cockpit crew of doomed Air France Flight 447, which crashed into the South Atlantic off the coast of Br...

Pilot Errors And Technical Problems Cause Of 2009 Air France Crash

AP | ELAINE GANLEY | Posted 09.28.2011 | World

LE BOURGET, France — A confused cockpit crew without proper training to head off high-altitude disaster flew toward it, instead, with wrong-head...

WATCH: Pilot Thanks Passengers For Staying Calm During Emergency Landing

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.16.2011 | Travel

The engine of a Cathay Pacific plane caught fire during flight on Monday, forcing a harrowing emergency landing in Singapore, the Associated Press rep...

Air France Flight 447 Mystery and Aviation History

Christine Negroni | Posted 06.06.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Despite the fact that no one yet knows what happened to Flight 447, the French government recently filed manslaughter charges against Airbus and Air France.

Craplex Cockpit Computers 6 -- Unsafe At Any Speed

John T. Halliday | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
John T. Halliday


Air France 447: Live Special Investigation

John T. Halliday | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
John T. Halliday

Dumb airplane computers down, and let pilots be pilots. Or trust your family's lives to mutinous electrons over human neurons.

AIRBUS A330 AIRCRAFT Altitude And Speed Indicator Investigation Underway

The Post Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

U.S. aviation safety investigators are looking into possible anomalies with air speed and altitude indicators on two Airbus A330 jetliners, officials ...

Airbus Safety Linked To Pilot Errors, Emerging Nations

True/Slant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A lot of travelers boarding an Airbus today might be thinking twice. After all, yet another Bus is at the bottom of yet another ocean - and another 15...

FLIGHT 626: Teams Search Indian Ocean For Survivors | NICOLA CLARK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS -- Teams searching the Indian Ocean for survivors of the crash of a passenger jet from Yemen early Tuesday have rescued a child, officials there...

Flight 447: Air France Union Calls For Grounding All Airbus A330s Until Upgraded | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

June 8 (Bloomberg) -- An Air France labor union called on pilots to refuse to fly Airbus SAS A330s and A340s until the airline replaces speed sensors ...

Air France Flight: Brazil Searches For Missing Plane

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An Air France airliner carrying 228 people is believed to have fallen into the Atlantic Ocean after hitting heavy turbulence en route from Brazil to F...