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This airline is replacing older planes with modern jets for smoother Charlotte flights

Piedmont Airlines, a subsidiary of American Airlines, is retiring the last of its Dash 8 turboprop planes this summer and switching to a fleet of all Embraer 145 jets. As part of the ...

Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect jet-engine fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday in an accident that left a passenger dead. ...

Remote towers ‘inevitable’ in U.S., FAA safety chief says

Only one U.S. airport has tested a remote air traffic control tower, but their integration into the National Airspace System (NAS) is “inevitable,” FAA’s top safety ...

British Airways’ owner to buy budget airline Norwegian?

British Airways’ parent company said Thursday it is considering making an offer for low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle. International Airlines Group says in a statement Thursday ...

Hartsfield-Jackson holds ‘Big Bird’ airplane disaster drill

Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport held a mass casualty emergency response drill on Thursday simulating an airplane disaster. The exercise, which the Atlanta airport calls “Big ...

JOIN MORE THAN 35 EXHIBITORS AT FLIGHTSIMEXPO: JUNE 9-10, 2018 AT FLAMINGO LAS VEGAS RESORT

FlightSimExpo is connecting flight simulation enthusiasts from across the country and around the world. Pilots, air traffic controllers, aviation professionals, and simmers of all ages ...

This air traffic control tower is 80 miles away from its airport —

There are no air traffic controllers at London City Airport. In fact, when you fly into this international hub, the people in charge of maintaining the airspace are 80 miles away. ...

Brian Eno’s ‘Ambient 1: Music for Airports’ is playing on loop at London City Airport —

We think it’s fair to say that navigating an airports can be a pretty stressful experience but today London City Airport will be playing Brian Eno’s pioneering ‘Ambient ...

WW2 Bomber receives historic honor

For the first time in Colorado state history, a WWII TBM Torpedo Bomber has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Bomber resides at The Commemorative Air Force ...