Airlines

United Airlines has an answer to the pilot shortage: Its own flight school

“I am very excited for it,” student pilot Adela Gallegos told CNN. The 23-year-old studied business administration in college and had no previous flying experience up until last month. “Because I just started thinking of it in the last year — this career has changed the way I’ve seen how my entire life is going …

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Family of Dead West Virginia Marine Upset Over American Airlines Treatment

KINGWOOD, W.Va. (WBOY) – A military family says they were assaulted by American Airlines while trying to receive their fallen Marine for his funeral home in West Virginia. Photo by Pfc. Zach Riffle (Courtesy of photo: Jennifer Plum) pfc. Zach Riffle was killed in a military vehicle accident in North Carolina on January 19. The …

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Boeing Stock: Sun Country Airlines Not A Bright MAX Win (NYSE:BA)

Ryan Fletcher/iStock Editorial via Getty Images For jet maker Boeing (BA) the past months have been extremely interesting. The airline saw negotiations with low-cost carrier Ryanair (RYAAY) stall but booked several repeat orders including big orders from United Airlines (UAL) for 258 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and Southwest Airlines (LUV) for 147 Boeing 737 MAX …

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Forwarders take back control as shipping-airlines flourish in buoyant market

By scott wright – oy-srlUploaded by Altair78, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9043255 By Alex Lennane 31/01/2022 Forwarders are increasingly taking control of their air freight needs through long-term charter deals. Last week, Atlas Air announced that Flexport would take a third 747 in September as the list of forwarders securing long-term air capacity gets longer – …

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Sherry Walker: Pilot claims United Airlines puts her on unpaid leave for refusing vaccine

A United Airlines pilot says because of her religious objections to getting vaccinated for Covid-19, she is on forced unpaid leave and unable to seek another job due to the strict vaccine mandate. The pilot Sherry Walker, 53, spoke out against vaccine mandates on Sunday, January 30 at anti-mandate rally in Washington, DC. The same …

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What You Need To Know About Airlines and the 5G Rollout

As if flying isn’t already stressful enough, having to worry about the latest coronavirus variants, unruly passengers, and the latest travel scams, should you also be concerned about the 5G rollout? Over the last few weeks, you may have heard about flights getting canceled in the United States due to concerns over the rollout of …

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Tycoon Tony Fernandes’ AirAsia Renamed ‘Capital A’ As Loss-Making Airline Pivots To Digital Businesses

Capital A Chief Executive Tony Fernandes delivers a speech during an event announcing the change in … [+] the group holding company’s name from AirAsia Group in Kuala Lumpur on January 28, 2022. ARIF KARTONO/AFP via Getty Images AirAsia Group—controlled by Malaysian tycoons Tony Fernandes and Kamarudin Meranun—has changed its name to Capital A, reflecting …

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Adam Radogna: Spirit Airlines Lets Flyer Remove ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ Mask In Video

A Spirit Airlines passenger on Friday, January 28, was told to remove his mask that reads ‘Let’s Go Brandon FJB’. The slogan, popular among supporters of former President Donald Trump, is the code for “F**k Joe Biden”. The viral TikTok video shows Adam Radogna, who flew Spirit Airlines from Ohio to Florida, wearing an electronic …

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