Archive for November 2013

American Airlines and US Airways Settle Merger Lawsuit [VIDEO]

The Justice Department has reached a preliminary agreement to settle its fight with American Airlines and US Airways over their proposed merger, according to a court document filed on Tuesday. Under the proposal, American and US Airways would sell 104 takeoff and landing slots at Reagan National Airport in Washington, 34 slots at La Guardia…

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American Airlines And American Eagle Thank All Service Members For Their Dedication To Our Nation [VIDEO]

American Airlines and American Eagle invite customers to join them in a salute to servicemen and women this Veterans Day by sharing a special video created by people across American’s network. The video compilation includes personal testimonials of the impact made by veterans and demonstrates the airline’s commitment to supporting our nation’s heroes. “Today we…

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Embraer to Participate in the 2013 Dubai Airshow

Embraer will participate in the 13th edition of the Dubai Airshow (www.dubaiairshow.aero), during November 17-21, at Dubai World Central (DWC), in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Company will promote its full line up of commercial and executive jets and showcase the large Legacy 650 and ultra-large Lineage 1000 executive jet in the static display.…

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Air Maroc 767 Fire Forces Evacuation of Passengers at Montreal Trudeau Airport, 7 Injured [PHOTO][VIDEO]

Air Maroc 767 Fire at Montreal

Seven people arriving on a Boeing 767 operated by Royal Air Maroc were treated for smoke inhalation Monday evening — after a fire on a baggage belt adjacent to an open cargo door in the aircraft’s belly triggered a full-scale emergency evacuation of 250 passengers and eight crew. The incident took place on the tarmac…

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JetBlue Becomes the First U.S. Airline to Implement Personal Electronic Device Use Gate-to-Gate

JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) received approval for gate-to-gate personal electronic device (PED) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) at 4:15 p.m. ET yesterday, November 1, and implemented the policy immediately. The very first commercial flight of any U.S. airline to allow gate-to-gate PED use was JetBlue’s Flight 2302 from New York’s JFK to Buffalo, scheduled…

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