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.
Jet Exhaust Pollution Prompts Push For Airplane Population ControlThe Environmental Protection Agency has declared that jet engine exhaust is a danger to public health by contributing to climate change.
Feds Say Private Pilots Can’t Ride Share Like Uber, LyftPrivate pilots can't offer flight-sharing services to the public using an Internet model similar to those developed by San Francisco-based Uber and Lyft, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.
Mid-Air Plane Collision Leaves 4 Dead In San DiegoFour people are dead Sunday following the midair collision and crash of two small planes near an airport in southern San Diego County, authorities said.
Allegiant Airline Pilots Say Company Cutting Too Many Corners At Cost Of SafetyTheir slogan says “travel is our deal,” but pilots who fly for Allegiant Air say the company is cutting too many corners at the cost of safety.
New SFO Traffic Flow Creating Headaches For Some Palo Alto ResidentsPeople on the Peninsula have noticed planes flying overhead for years, but because of new FAA satellite technology, say it's gotten worse.
Hayward Airport Open House Offers Free Trip Into Aviation HistoryOne year ago, I had the great pleasure to learn about incredible historic planes and their legacy. I jumped inside a B-52 and marveled at the size of the heavy plane and imagine the stories it could tell!
Cargo Pilots Say Fatigue Leading To Big Danger BelowDozens of huge cargo jets fly over Bay Area neighborhoods daily, and the pilots flying them say lack of rest is creating a big danger below.
49ers Seeking Solutions For Airplane Noise From Mineta San Jose During Levi's Stadium EventsThe San Francisco 49ers are hoping the crowd noise at new Levi’s Stadium will surpass that of their northwest rival Seattle Seahawks’ stadium, which has been called the loudest in the league. But it may be airplane noise that is even more disruptive to the flow of the game.
Fire Killed Pilot After He Crashed During Travis AFB Airshow, Autopsy FindsAn autopsy report said it wasn’t the crash or the upside-down slide that killed pilot Eddie Andreini during an airshow at Travis Air Force Base last month. The report indicates he had survived the crash, only to be burned to death.
NTSB Says Fatal Crash At Travis AFB Air Show Occurred During Attempted Ribbon Cutting Maneuver Stunt pilot Eddie Andreini planned to make three passes in his 1944 Super Stearman biplane during a “ribbon-cut maneuver” at the Thunder Over Solano Air Show at Travis Air Force Base earlier this month.
NTSB Says Deadly Fairfield Air Show Crash Investigation Could Take At Least 9 MonthsNTSB investigators say they will look into the emergency response time following a deadly air-show plane accident Sunday in Fairfield and that it could take up to nine months to complete.
This App Will Plan Your Entire TripInstead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.
The Jet Of The Future Only Has Window SeatsThe jet of the future has faster travel times and huge digital screens that feel as if every seat is a window seat.
FAA To Close 11 California Control TowersEleven air traffic control towers at small airports throughout California are on the Federal Aviation Administration’s list of nationwide facilities to be closed next month due to spending cuts.