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Whoever brought down Malaysian jet had extensive training

0 / July 21, 2014 12:29

Whoever filed missile at Malaysian Airlines flight over Ukraine had plenty of training, experts say. SA-11 surface-to-air missile, which brought down a jet over Ukraine, ‘is a hard system to use,’ expert says. Missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines jet […]

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UN Air-Safety arm seeks control of Malaysia Airlines flight 17′s black boxes

0 / July 21, 2014 11:14

Officials from the air-safety arm of the United Nations are proposing to take possession of Malaysia Airlines flight 17′s black boxes from the pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine who are believed to have the devices, according to people familiar with […]

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Ukrainian president orders fighting to stop to allow access to the Malaysia flight MH17 crash site

0 / July 21, 2014 10:54

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has told journalists at a press conference in Kiev he has ordered troops to stop all military actions within a radius of 40km from the site of the Malaysian Boeing crash. Poroshenko also said he’s invited […]

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Anti-consumer Airfare Transparency Act Needs More Debate

Anti-consumer Airfare Transparency Act Needs More Debate

0 / July 21, 2014 09:56

An ill-conceived bill that will legalize drip pricing, a form of bait-and-switch advertising, may be voted on soon by the House of Representatives. The Airfares Transparency Act needs careful consideration and open debate, not a hustled and hushed vote on […]

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Malaysia Airlines releases USD5000 for each flight MH17 victim

0 / July 21, 2014 09:52

Malaysia Airlines’ primary focus is to care for the family members affected by MH17. The airline will be supporting the families during these trying times and will be providing them hotel accommodation, meals, and transport assistance. At the same time, […]

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Air Canada flight AC1174 mayday ends in safe landing

0 / July 21, 2014 07:36

An Air Canada flight from Edmonton to Toronto on Sunday morning landed safely after the pilot declared a mayday. None of the 93 people on board were injured on flight to Toronto from Edmonton. The aircraft was on its final […]

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine is not the first time a missile strike downs a passenger jet

0 / July 20, 2014 14:53

The crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine on July 17 is not the first time a missile strike or other aerial attack has been suspected in the crash of a jetliner. The following events involve confirmed or suspected […]

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US FAA issues aviation warnings for Ukraine, Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia

US FAA issues aviation warnings for Ukraine, Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia

0 / July 19, 2014 15:21

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has in their latest advisories and prohibition notices for US registered aircraft included Kenya as a potentially hostile region while Ethiopia is on the full prohibition list, after Somalia was already for a while […]

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Allianz and Atrium lead insurance coverage on downed Malaysian Airlines MH17 Boeing 777 jet

0 / July 19, 2014 15:15

Insurance on the Malaysian Airlines plane brought down over Ukraine, led by an Allianz S.E. unit for liability and Atrium Underwriting Group for war coverage, is likely to pay out relatively quickly if the cause of the crash is determined, […]

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The challenges of investigating the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster

0 / July 19, 2014 15:05

The crash site of the Malaysia Airlines flight in eastern Ukraine holds many important clues about what happened to the plane. But that site is under the control of pro-Russian separatists who are suspected of involvement in shooting the plane […]

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Garuda Indonesia awarded “The World’s Best Cabin Staff” by Skytrax

0 / July 18, 2014 15:28

In line with its continuous service improvement and on-going business transformation through the Quantum Leap 2011-2015 program, and after winning the title of “The World’s Best Regional Airline” in 2012 and The Worlds Best Economy Class in 2013, Garuda Indonesia […]

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Can Malaysia Airlines survive two fatal air crashes within four months?

Can Malaysia Airlines survive two fatal air crashes within four months?

0 / July 18, 2014 10:21

Malaysia Airlines stocks tumbled almost 18 percent in Kuala Lumpur this morning after one of its jumbo passenger jets crashed in the Eastern Ukraine killing 298. This happened just months after the carrier was hit by the loss of a […]

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Malaysia flight MH17 victims come in focus

0 / July 18, 2014 10:18

Investigators will have to navigate charred wreckage and regional hostility in efforts to uncover answers into the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which left 298 people dead, including a Philippines-bound vacationing family and a World Health Organization official. The pro-Russian […]

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Pro-Russian rebels claim to have found most of Malaysia flight MH17′s black boxes

0 / July 18, 2014 09:28

Russian separatist rebels who control the area where the plane went down said they had recovered most of the plane’s black boxes on Friday July 18 and were considering what to do with them. Wreckage and bodies scattered over a […]

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Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 aircraft shot down by missile over the Ukraine

Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 aircraft shot down by missile over the Ukraine

/ July 17, 2014 19:26

A Boeing 777-200ER passenger plane, operating Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, crashed in the Ukraine, east of Donetsk. All 298 on board are feared dead. The Ukraine Interior Ministry Adviser stated that the airplane was shot down. Flight MH17 departed the gate at […]

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Boeing celebrates Farnborough Airshow anniversary

0 / July 17, 2014 10:30

Boeing marked 40 years as an exhibitor at the Farnborough International Airshow this week by highlighting its  commercial airplanes and its advanced defense capabilities. During the show net commercial orders for 2014 rise to 783. Boeing announced a new 200-seat […]

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Boeing outlines new details about the interior of the 777X

Boeing outlines new details about the interior of the 777X

0 / July 15, 2014 21:34

Boeing also announced at the Farnborough Airshow new details about the interior of the 777X. The new model will build on the award-winning interior of today’s 777 and apply 787 Dreamliner cabin innovations: higher cabin humidity, windows more than 15 percent larger […]

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Boeing announces new 200-seat 737-8 MAX option with 11 more seats

0 / July 14, 2014 21:27

Boeing announced at the Farnborough International Airshow a new 200-seat 737 MAX 8 option that will give airlines up to 11 more seats of revenue. This latest addition to Boeing’s comprehensive product and services line-up will deliver 20 percent fuel-consumption savings compared […]

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