4. TENZING-HILLARY AIRPORT, NEPAL Tenzing-Hillary Airport – also known as Lukla Airport – in Nepal is the prime airport for anyone who is visiting Mt. Everest. The runway is surrounded on all sides by steep Himalayan terrain, with a mountain shelf on one side and a steep drop into the valley below on the other side. The airport runway is extremely short at just 527 m (1,729 ft) long, although it also slopes uphill with a gradient of almost 12%, which helps planes to slow down in time. To make matters worse, there is no go-around procedure because of the surrounding mountains. Given these factors, only helicopters and small fixed-wing propeller planes are permitted to land. Since 1973, there have been several accidents on the airport that resulted in many deaths and injuries. … [Read more...] about Top 10 most dangerous airports in the world
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He says “As far as I can tell only American schedules LaGuardia departures before 6 a.m. While it’s desirable to get out ahead of other airlines to be first in the departure queue at the crowded airport, those flights push back and… wait. It’s unclear to me the benefit of pushing back more than 5 and 10 minutes early.” … [Read more...] about Why Is American The First Airline To Fly Out Of New York?
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