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  • easyJet: controversial aftermath of diversion

    After two failed attempts to land in stormy weather at Toulouse airport on February 5th, an easyJet Airbus A320 diverted to Montpellier. The 180 passengers aboard had to make their own way back to Toulouse at their own expense, creating a controversy. Read the article to find out more.

  • Qatar Airways Claims World's Longest Regular Commercial Flight

    Qatar Airways claims the title of the world’s longest regular commercial flight. The company launched the regular Doha - Auckland route with a journey of more than 9,032 miles (14,535 km). How long did it take? Watch the video without comment and read the article to find out more.

  • Why do we board a plane on the left?

    In the vast majority of commercial aircraft, passenger boarding always takes place on the left side of the plane. But why? To give an explanation some say it goes back to the Middle Ages, others speak about more functional aspects.

  • 80 royal falcons fly high in style

    Eighty birds of prey sitting aboard a commercial airliner attentively listening to the flight crew's safety demonstration - this was the surrealistic scene captured by a pilot moments before takeoff. Read the article to find out more.

  • Airlines flouting Trump’s executive order on immigration risk heavy fines

    In the aftermath of President Trump’s executive order on immigration, airlines must no longer allow travel to the USA of citizens from any of the seven countries named in his text. If they do, they risk heavy penalties. So what’s the cost?

  • Unlocking aircraft toilets – a tricky business

    For safety reasons, commercial aircrew must be able to unlock the toilets of an aircraft from the outside. To do so, there’s a special trick. We reveal the secret in this short video with no comment. Read the article.

  • IATA - risky rise in unruly behaviour

    Nearly 11,000 cases of bad behaviour aboard planes were registered in 2015 by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Over ten per cent of cases involved physical aggression towards cabin crew or fellow passengers.

  • Emirates staff frozen in «mannequin challenge»

    Emirates has joined the "mannequin challenge". In one of the company’s maintenance hangars in Dubai, fifty members of the engineering team took their break near an Airbus A380, with heart-stopping results. Watch the video without comment. Read the article.

  • La Compagnie plans to buy A321neo or Boeing 737 MAX-9

    La Compagnie running flights between Paris and New York plans to replace its two Boeing 757s – both configured for Business flights only - with Boeing 737MAX-9 or the Airbus A321neo. In a nutshell, it plans to use mid-haul planes for long-haul flights.

  • Snake in an Aeromexico plane – a tale with a twist

    Aeromexico’s Flight 231 between Torreon and Mexico City will remain engraved in passengers’ memories for a long time to come. In mid-flight a snake suddenly slithered out of a baggage locker above their heads. A passenger captured the scene. See the video. Read the article.

  • A chance to fly aboard the A380?

    Determined to fly in an A380? Airbus will now help you in your research. And until 14th November, you can even win a return trip to the destination of your choice on “iflyA380”, the search engine recently created by the aircraft manufacturer, which trawls all the flights by the super jumbo jet.

  • British Airways to scrap free meals on its economy flights

    British Airways is soon to make passengers pay for meals on its short and medium-haul economy flights. The new penny-pinching measures come into play on 11th January for flights out of London’s two main airports. Read the article.

  • Fuel dumping by commercial aircraft

    A Boeing 777 dumping tonnes of fuel over the Paris region – the story made big waves a few days ago. And yet this rare procedure is actually a classic solution to technical problem. Read the article.

  • The youngest female commercial airline captain

    Kate McWilliams has just passed her command course making her the youngest commercial airline captain at just 26 years old. She joined easyJet in May 2011 as a first officer. Watch her interview. Read the article.

  • What will airlines be like in the future?

    Compared to today’s airlines, whether its the ones that flaunt luxury or the low-cost ones that tout the lowest fare, what will typical airlines be like in the years to come? An air transport specialist, gives us some answers. Read the article.


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