The video shows the cart’s crazy circular ride on the tarmac. It’s like something out of a comedy sketch. As the cart continues to spin, it gets closer to the nose of a nearby plane, but in the nick of time, an American Airlines employee drives another vehicle into the mental cart, causing both to crash and saving the plane and nearby employees from severe injury and damage. … [Read more...] about Chaos At Chicago Airport As American Airlines Cart Goes Crazy
“We set these departure times for mainly two reasons. The first one is ensure that once the curfew expires we are at the top of the queue for runway departure. The second is to help the flow into and out of the alley for the gates – it’s already tightly shared space. If all aircraft were set to push back at the same time, it wouldn’t work out very well.” … [Read more...] about Why Is American The First Airline To Fly Out Of New York?
8. PRINCESS JULIANA AIRPORT, ST MAARTEN The notorious Princess Juliana Airport on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin is famous around the world for its low landings over the ocean, owing to one end of its single 7,546 ft (2,300 m) long runway being extremely close to the shore. The proximity of Maho Beach to the runway has made the airport one of the world’s most favorite places for a perfect Instagram shot, as the landing jets appear to be just feet above the heads of the public just before touchdown while takeoff creates huge gusts of wind and sand for sunbathers. It’s not without danger though: in 2017 a New Zealand woman died from injuries sustained by jet blast from a departing aircraft. … [Read more...] about Top 10 most dangerous airports in the world
Valerie Deane writes On June 10 I flew out from Heathrow to Philadelphia to visit my daughter using a ticket I had bought direct from British Airways. Unfortunately the flight suffered a five-hour delay at Heathrow followed by a further hour on arrival in Philadelphia waiting for a gate and a marshall. … [Read more...] about ‘My airline refused delay compensation with a nonsense excuse
Innovations such as its pre-select meal program and facial recognition technology were cited as reasons for the win, according to the airline, as well as the new A330 aircraft used on select routes. The airline was the first North American airline to operate the state-of-the-art aircraft. … [Read more...] about Delta was just named the best North American airline