'Suicidal' Mechanic Steals, Crashes Plane from Seattle AirportA "suicidal" airline mechanic stole an empty Alaska Airlines plane and took off from Sea-Tac International Airport in Washington state before crashing near a small island Friday night.
American Airlines Kicks Musician Off Flight For Buying Seat For CelloA Chicago musician traveling with her cello was removed from an American Airlines flight in Miami as she tried to return home.
100-Year-Old Pilot Flies High With Help From Her FriendsA pioneering female aviator in San Jose turned 100 last month and was honored by fellow women pilots with an emotional return to the Northern California skies.
In Time For Summer Travel; Airline Ticket Prices Going Up Flying may be more expensive this summer. Rising fuel prices are pressuring airline profits. That means airlines will charge higher airfare.
FAA: Pilots Caused Most San Francisco Airport Close-CallsThree of the five close-calls involving aircraft reported in the past 16 months at San Francisco International Airport were caused by pilots, federal authorities said Wednesday.
Southwest Flight Makes Emergency Landing With Broken WindowSouthwest Flight 957 from Chicago to Newark, New Jersey, made an emergency landing Wednesday after a window cracked, passengers said.
Southwest Bookings Fall After Fatal AccidentSouthwest Airlines said Thursday that a fatal accident on one of its planes has scared some people away from booking flights on the airline.
United Airlines Suspends Pet Cargo FlightsUnited Airlines said it's suspending a program that transports pets in cargo holds.
Passenger's Non-Stop Farting Forces Flight To Make Emergency LandingAfter two men complained about a flatulent passenger on a flight from Dubai to Amsterdam, a fight broke out over the passing of gas that caused the plane to make an emergency landing.
US Orders Extra Air Cargo Screening For Flights From MideastU.S. authorities issued an emergency order Monday requiring additional screening of cargo on flights departing for the United States from five Mideast countries, citing a threat of terrorism.
Travelers Prefer The Right Side Of The Plane, Study ClaimsThe experiment, carried out by Edinburgh University in Scotland, found that travelers overwhelmingly prefer to sit on a plane's right side regardless of how the seat chart or plane diagram is presented to them.
Engine Failure Forces San Jose-Dallas Jet To Cancel Take-OffAn engine malfunctioned as an American Airlines flight to Dallas was on the taxiway at Mineta San Jose International Airport early Friday, forcing the 737 to return to the gate.