Air Safety

Explained: What are bird strikes and how they can affect flights

Sunday saw at least two bird strike incidents happen — one involving a SpiceJet plane flying Patna-Delhi and the second on an IndiGo aircraft flying Guwahati-Delhi. Following both of these incidents, the aircraft had to return back to their origin airports and were grounded for maintenance. What happened on these flights? An IndiGo A320neo aircraft …

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What Lauren Boebert Gets Dead Wrong About Air Travel After 9/11

Rep. Lauren Boebert drew a dubious analogy between gun reform and 9/11’s impact on air travel during an interview with Sean Hannity. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images during an appearance on FoxNews Thursday, Congresswoman Lauren Boebert (R-CO) dismissed the idea of ​​common-sense gun reform following the latest school shooting, when a teenager who legally purchased …

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What can you do if there’s a drunk and disruptive passenger on your plane?

In a recent Instagram poll, Euronews Travel asked readers about their worst passenger experiences. Not surprisingly, a majority of the answers involved drunk fellow travelers. So here we pose the question, should alcohol be banned on flights? In 2017, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) stated that over 8,000 unruly incident reports had been filed, …

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Russia’s satellite jammers are interrupting commercial airlines

Russia’s interference with satellites is inadvertently dragging commercial airliners into the conflict despite their decision to avoid Ukrainian airspace, a French official said Friday. Russia’s attempts to jam satellites are interfering with planes’ navigation systems, with planes flying near the Black Sea, eastern Finland, and the Baltic Sea reporting alerts and disruptions, according to a …

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