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List/Grid Author Archives: JT

Airlines’ shrinking seat space may increase likelihood of head injuries

While the Federal Aviation Administration has addressed protection from head injuries for flight attendants, according to a recent article, it has not addressed the impact of shrinking ...

Rescuing Monarch passengers means a $79 million windfall for airlines

Rescue flights organized by the U.K. government following the collapse of Monarch Airlines Ltd. have brought a windfall for 20 carriers led by Qatar Airways and short-notice charter ...

A rooftop pool is coming to the heart of JFK Airport

There’s nothing even remotely glamorous about sleeping in an airport hotel. But in roughly 18 months, the opening of the TWA Hotel-a 505-room remastering of the spaceship-like ...

Monarch Airlines folds as European airlines continue to struggle

British air carrier Monarch Airlines seems to be permanently grounded. The U.K.’s fifth-largest airline shut down Monday, making it the biggest British airline to ever collapse. ...

Southwest Air sees $100 million hit from hurricanes, earthquakes

Southwest Airlines Co. said third-quarter sales will take a $100 million blow from this year’s devastating hurricanes and earthquakes. About 5,000 flights had been canceled through ...

Analysts pan Boeing strategy in pushing for tariffs on Canada’s smaller jet

Leading aerospace analysts are highly critical of Boeing’s push to impose steep tariffs on U.S. sales of Bombardier’s small CSeries passenger jet, saying the case will damage ...

Ryanair axes 18,000 more flights, slammed for ‘persistently misleading passengers’

Ryanair pledged to comply with any conditions imposed by Britain’s Civil Aviation Authority after it threatened to file legal action against the budget carrier for “persistently ...

Couple takes $20,000 worth of luggage from Sky Harbor in three days

A man and a woman flew into Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport and allegedly stole multiple bags from baggage claim over a three-day period. Phoenix police report that ...

Airports worldwide are hit by delays after software outage

Flights were delayed and travelers struggled to check in at airports around the world on Thursday after a software program used by several major airlines went down. The program, known ...