airlines

  • Engine cover comes off plane mid flight forcing immediate landing!

    A Frontier Airlines plane bound for Tampa was forced to return to Las Vegas after an engine malfunction, according to the airline. On Friday morning, a section of the engine cover, called a cowling, came loose and separated from the aircraft, Frontier Airlines said. Jazmin PedrazaA Frontier Airlines plane...
  • Woman removed from flight for having an emotional support squirrel!

    A passenger was booted from a Frontier Airlines plane in Orlando after she came aboard with a nutty companion — a squirrel that she insisted was her emotional support animal. The woman noted in her reservation that she was flying Tuesday night with an emotional support pet, but did...
  • Delta is testing facial recognition for boarding in Atlanta!

    Delta Air Lines Inc. is deploying facial-recognition technology to replace passports and tickets at Atlanta’s airport in a test that could lead to more widespread use of biometric identification for flyers. The new system will be phased in Oct. 15 at check-in kiosks, baggage-drop counters, security checkpoints and boarding...
  • Frontier pilot has been suspended for making threats on Facebook against a 12-year-old transgender

    AP Frontier Airlines has suspended one of its pilots that is accused of making threats on Facebook against a 12-year-old transgender girl for using the girls’ bathroom at her school in Oklahoma. In a statement, the Denver-based low-cost airline said that the unnamed pilot was suspended on August 13 pending...
  • Airlines waiving fees….Here’s why

    A coastal storm that’s forecast to roar across the Northeast later this week is expected to be so strong that airlines are already waiving change fees days in advance. In anticipation of the “nor’easter,” the nation’s four biggest carriers had already enacted flexible rebooking policies at a number of...
  • Delta explains decision to cut ties with NRA

    ATLANTA – Atlanta-based Delta Airlines is explaining a decision to cut ties with the National Rifle Association. Delta announced Saturday it would end a discount for NRA members.  Two hours later, United Airlines made a similar decision. Delta issued the following statement Sunday: Delta issued the following statement Sunday...
  • Plane tickets are about to get cheaper, but beware of ‘basic economy’

    In an earnings call last night, United Airlines said it would add more “basic economy” fares in its bid to better compete with the new crop of low-cost carriers. The announcement sent the company’s stocks tumbling, but more distressingly, it will increase the likelihood that consumers will get lured...
  • Delta Emotional Support Animal Travel Rules Will Get Stricter

    The friendly skies have gotten a lot more animal-friendly lately thanks to easier rules on what pets passengers can bring aboard commercial flights. However, one airline is barking back at the veritable Noah’s Ark of animals travelers are toting with them on the plane. Delta announced today that it...
  • More than 400,00 thousand customer flights cancelled

    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 misleading passengers” about their rights amid a series of flight cancellations. The CAA issued its warning Wednesday, after Ryanair scrapped 18,000 more flights...