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Captain Sim 757-300 Expansion Released

The 757-300 Expansion was released for FSX today, which means the entire 757 Captain III family is now complete and available for P3D v4 and FSX. The 757-2PW base pack required! The ...

American Airlines needs 700 Phoenix flight attendants to move in the next few years

American Airlines says it will need to move more than 700 Phoenix-based flight attendants to other hub airports now that it has integrated the systems used to manage flight-attendant ...

End of the superjumbo: Airbus is giving up on the A380

Airbus will stop making the A380, pulling the plug on its iconic superjumbo jet that once promised to revolutionize commercial air travel but failed to deliver on outsized expectations. ...

PilotEdge releases new ATIS system

We’re extremely excited to announce the launch of a long-requested feature: PilotEdge now offers fully integrated ATIS broadcasts for supported towered airports. Pilots can receive ...

Airbus hit by jet cancellations as A380 shutdown looms

Airbus on Thursday reported the cancellation of orders worth $4 billion, dominated by 8 A380 aircraft, highlighting an increasingly bleak picture for the world’s largest airliner ...

Tokyo to San Francisco in 5½ hours? If all goes well, yes

It’s been 50 years since the first Concorde took her maiden test flight, inaugurating the era of supersonic passenger travel, and almost 16 years since that era drew to a close, ...

Emirates to fill pilot gap with exodus from Etihad, Norwegian

Emirates, the world’s biggest long-haul airline, may feed its appetite for new pilots with recruits from ailing neighbor Etihad Airways and cash-strapped discounter Norwegian ...

No bag fees, no problem: Southwest Airlines takes in $642 million in other fees in 2018

Southwest Airlines brags nonstop about its bags-fly-free policy and lack of ticket change fees, policies that drive passengers to the airline in droves. What the airline doesn’t trumpet: ...

Airport in Rome temporarily shuts down after discovery of WWII-era bombs

Rome’s Ciampino Airport is back open after it temporarily closed down when three World War II-era German bombs were discovered. Italy’s Defense Ministry said army experts ...