American Airlines Admits Crew Shouldn't Have Refused To Allow Safety Harness

American Airlines Admits Crew Shouldn't Have Refused To Allow Safety Harness
American did confirm to Consumerist that CARES harnesses “may be used during all phases of flight,” but today John says he spoke with a customer service representative from the airline, who apologized, and admitted that the flight crew and pilot erred …
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Tracey Curtis-Taylor finishes UK to Australia biplane flight
A British adventurer has completed an epic 14,600-nautical mile flight from the UK to Australia in a vintage open cockpit bi-plane. Tracey Curtis-Taylor, 53, set off in her 1942 Boeing Stearman Spirit of Artemis aircraft from Farnborough, Hampshire, in …
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New play offers a flight of imagined history in a hotel room
New play offers a flight of imagined history in a hotel room. By Mark Kennedy. The Associated Press. Posted: 01/13/2016 11:56:52 AM EST# Comments. Updated: 01/13/2016 11:56:52 AM EST. Click photo to enlarge. New York Yankees' Joe DiMaggio with …
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Malaysia Airlines temporarily bans luggage on Europe-bound flights

Malaysia Airlines temporarily bans luggage on Europe-bound flights
(CNN) Frequent fliers are used to occasionally finding one of their bags hasn't arrived at their destination with them, whether due to a tight connection or airline error. But few have ever been told prior to boarding that their checked luggage simply …
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China defends test flight in South China Sea after Vietnam objects
Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it considered the action a serious infringement of the sovereignty of Vietnam on the Spratly Islands and asked China to not to repeat the flight. Japan also expressed concern Monday, with Foreign Minister …
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United Airlines Flight Slides Off Icy Taxiway at Spokane Airport

United Airlines Flight Slides Off Icy Taxiway at Spokane Airport
A United Airlines flight slid off an icy taxiway at Spokane Airport in Washington state on Tuesday morning. The plane, which was scheduled to depart for Denver, slid off the taxiway as it was preparing to leave the gate around 6 a.m. Tuesday morning, …
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What it's really like to work as a flight attendant
According to Delta's careers page, flight attendants can expect 4 a.m. wake-up calls and sporadic hours, delays, and flight cancellations that will nix plans, and weekends and holidays spent working. The tradeoff, though, is getting to see the world …
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Turbulence causes injuries on Air Canada flight
The passengers did not know where the turbulence occurred and Air Canada did not provide details. Medical professionals who were on the flight helped the injured. Passenger Linda He said a girl next to her was sleeping, apparently not wearing a lap belt.
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Modesto flight school looks overseas for students
He expects that will be completed within a few months, and then the flight school will bid for contracts with foreign airlines to train student pilots. He said they will target airlines in China, Japan, India, Taiwan and Mongolia and anticipate …
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United Airlines Flight From Tel Aviv To New York Makes Unscheduled Landing In

United Airlines Flight From Tel Aviv To New York Makes Unscheduled Landing In
According to data available from FlightRadar 24, the flight landed safely around 45 minutes after being diverted, and was seen being escorted by firetrucks on the tarmac. The cause of the diversion appears to have been mechanical, although no official …
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Chicago responsible for large chunk of nearly 900 flight cancellations
Nearly 900 flights have been canceled across the U.S. and another 500 have been delayed due to the large storm system moving through the middle part of the country. Flight-tracking service FlightAware showed that more than a third of the cancellations …
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Hull served as Army Air Corps flight mechanic
By Kayleen Reusser for The News-SentinelLewis Harrison "Harry" Hull holds in his left hand the model of a plane he brought home from the war. It's made of melted bronze from 50-caliber bullets. By Kayleen Reusser for The News-SentinelLewis Harrison …
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