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A Southwest pilot nearly crashed his flight into the ocean: report

A Southwest Airlines flight near Hawaii plunged to within 400 feet above the ocean when a pilot mis…

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Oxygen masks were 'inadvertently' deployed, and an emergency announcement played on a United flight — even though everything was fine

Dozens of passengers were left panicked after an automated announcement told them to put on oxygen …

Pete Syme   


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The new Air Force One won't fly until 2026 years after the military Boeing 747 was supposed to first take flight

The first flight of the next-generation Boeing 747-8i — set to replace the old 747-200Bs firs…

Taylor Rains,Jake Epstein   


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A crew member hit the ceiling and a passenger was scalded by spilled coffee as turbulence caused 'pandemonium' on a flight in New Zealand

An Air New Zealand flight encountered heavy turbulence on Sunday, and a full coffee pot was spilled…

Pete Syme   


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See inside American Airlines' massive flight operations center, where it dispatches 6,000 flights every day

American's 149,000-square-foot operations center is responsible for moving nearly 6,000 flights and…

Taylor Rains   


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Passengers took off their clothes and appeared to pass out when their flight was delayed in a 95-degree heat wave

The Qatar Airways Boeing 777 was delayed in Athens, where passengers said the air conditioning wasn…

Pete Syme   


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A flight attendant broke her back during severe turbulence on a flight in Turkey the 3rd major incident of its kind in a week

More than 100 were injured and one man was killed across three cases of midflight turbulence in the…

Polly Thompson   


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Singapore Airlines has offered $10,000 to passengers who got hurt when their flight hit severe turbulence

Flight SQ321 from London to Singapore was hit by one of the worst instances of turbulence in recent…

Aditi Bharade   


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12 people were injured by turbulence on a Qatar Airways flight to Dublin

12 people were injured on a flight to Dublin due to turbulence, just days after a Singapore Airline…

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A US pilot school has banned solo flights for trainees at one of the world's top airlines after a spate of incidents

Cathay Pacific has been trying to increase pilot numbers, but some of its cadets at school in Phoen…

Pete Syme   


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A British Airways flight to nowhere went across the Atlantic before turning back and flying 2,300 miles home after a technical issue

Fixing issues is usually easier and cheaper for airlines at home airports, as passengers trying to …

Pete Syme   


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I typically prefer Delta over American. After head-to-head flights, the rival airline is growing on me.

However, Delta recently changed its SkyMiles program to rely on money spent rather than miles flown…

Taylor Rains   


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Spirit Airlines passengers say they were told to prepare for an emergency water landing in a chaotic flight to Florida

The flight from Jamaica to Florida was forced to return to the airport due to a suspected mechanica…

Tom Carter   


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Disabled travel blogger carried off Air Canada-operated flight in 'broken aisle chair'

Tori Hunter, 26, uses an electric wheelchair due to a neuromuscular condition called spinal muscula…

Rebecca Rommen   


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Bette Nash, who held the Guinness World Record for the longest-serving flight attendant, dies at 88

Nash got her first job as a flight attendant with Eastern Airlines in 1957, when Dwight D. Eisenhow…

Cameron Manley   


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Travelers are booking open-jaw flights to Europe to save money and extend trips. A travel advisor explains how it works.

Open-jaw flights, which fly into one city and out of another, are popular among those traveling to …

Joey Hadden   


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3 Black men sue American Airlines after being removed from a flight over body odor complaint

A group of Black men were removed from an American flight from Phoenix to New York following a body…

Meghan Morris   


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A passenger with 'no clothes on' ran through a plane mid-journey, causing chaos and knocking over a flight attendant

The Virgin Australia Boeing 737 U-turned less than an hour into the journey from Perth to Melbourne…

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WATCH: Twin-airplane near accident at busy Mumbai airport raises safety concerns, highlights ATC pressure

This near-miss involved an IndiGo flight from Indore and an Air India jet bound for Thiruvananthapu…