An Alaska Airlines pilot who is suing her employer, claiming that she was drugged and raped by her co-pilot during a layover, said she believes that what happened to her is an industry-wide issue that is often "swept under the rug." "I believe that this is an under-reported, swept-under-the-rug,
A pilots' organization is warning that soft ground conditions at Bangkok's main international airport, a major regional hub, can cause its taxiways and aircraft parking positions to buckle or otherwise fail
An Alaska Airlines pilot is suing her employer, claiming the airline is liable for the actions of her co-pilot, whom she alleges drugged and raped her in June. Betty Pina, whom the lawsuit describes as a "distinguished military veteran and trained airline pilot" with Alaska Airlines, accused fellow
Police have released the 911 calls depicting the moment when chaos erupted among customers at Florida’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Monday after a slew of flights were cancelled. Spirit Airlines cancelled nine flights at the airport on Monday, leading to long lines, enraged
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida confirmed to ABC News that a temporary restraining order has been issued against the Spirit Airlines pilots' union to stop the work slowdown that has resulted in hundreds of flights being canceled. Chaos broke out Monday at a Spirit
A JetBlue pilot is due in court today, arrested after allegedly flying while under the influence of alcohol. Dennis Murphy had already piloted two flights between Orlando and JFK International Airport in New York when he was selected for random alcohol testing on April 21, 2015, according to a
Air travelers started their week with a groan over delays caused by employee furloughs and bad weather. On Monday, more than 1,200 delays were attributable to staffing reductions, and another 1,400 to weather and other factors, according to a statement from the Federal Aviation Administration....
Leaving on a jet plane any time after Sunday? Better get ready to sit tight. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced Thursday that flight delays at major airports could reach up to two hours and 10 minutes – and that’s without accounting for weather...
Despite growing opposition from airlines and industry unions to the U.S. Transportation Security Administration's new policy allowing passengers to carry small knives on planes, the agency's head today said he is not backing down. "I have to make sure that TSA's focus is on those things that are