Tag Archives: Planes

Experts Say Boeing Plane’s Pandemic Hiatus is a Possible Factor in Crash

Experts Say Boeing Plane's Pandemic Hiatus is a Possible Factor in Crash

Experts Say Boeing Plane’s Pandemic Hiatus is a Possible Factor in Crash Experts Say Boeing Plane’s Pandemic Hiatus is a Possible Factor in Crash The aging plane flew during a heavy storm in a country with a long history of flight disasters. It had also been out of service for nine months. According to Indonesia’s Ministry of Transportation, Sriwijaya Air …

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U.S. to Limit Service Animals on Planes to Dogs Only

U.S. to Limit Service Animals on Planes to Dogs Only

U.S. to Limit Service Animals on Planes to Dogs Only U.S. to Limit Service Animals on Planes to Dogs Only The federal government gave its final approval on Wednesday to a set of rules that clamp down on the types of service animals allowed on U.S. flights, reserving the designation for dogs and freeing airlines from having to accommodate a …

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Worried About Crowded Planes? Know Where Your Airline Stands

Worried About Crowded Planes? Know Where Your Airline Stands

Worried About Crowded Planes? Know Where Your Airline Stands Worried About Crowded Planes? Know Where Your Airline Stands As of mid-July, the average flight only carries about 60 people, flying at an average of about 50 percent capacity, according to the trade group Airlines for America, making it easier for the more generous airlines to guarantee open space. Rather than …

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On Some Planes, Empty Rows While Passengers Crowd Together

On Some Planes, Empty Rows While Passengers Crowd Together

On Some Planes, Empty Rows While Passengers Crowd Together On Some Planes, Empty Rows While Passengers Crowd Together On a June 30 flight on American Airlines from Dallas to Newark, Joy Gonzalez, an aviation engineer based in Seattle, found herself seated at a window with two older passengers beside her in the middle and aisle seats. In order to gain …

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How to Make the Best Paper Planes

How to Make the Best Paper Planes

How to Make the Best Paper Planes How to Make the Best Paper Planes The best things about paper airplanes are that they allow you to be creative and that paper is easily accessible. You can use any type of paper — like this newspaper. That allows you to try lots of things and see what happens — opening the …

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As Passengers Disappeared, Airlines Filled Planes With Cargo

As Passengers Disappeared, Airlines Filled Planes With Cargo

As Passengers Disappeared, Airlines Filled Planes With Cargo As Passengers Disappeared, Airlines Filled Planes With Cargo Most passenger planes today fly virtually empty, but when Virgin Atlantic flight VS251 landed at Heathrow Airport near London on a cloudy afternoon late last month, most of its 258 seats were occupied. No one was violating social distancing recommendations, though. The seats, along …

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If Airlines Are Suffering, Why Are Some Planes So Full?

If Airlines Are Suffering, Why Are Some Planes So Full?

If Airlines Are Suffering, Why Are Some Planes So Full? If Airlines Are Suffering, Why Are Some Planes So Full? Just a few weeks ago, people were posting photos and stories on social media of virtually empty flights, relishing in personalized service and not having to worry about social-distancing. Now, some travelers are complaining about the opposite, flying on planes …

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Who Should Wear Masks on Planes? More Airlines Say Everyone.

Who Should Wear Masks on Planes? More Airlines Say Everyone.

Who Should Wear Masks on Planes? More Airlines Say Everyone. Who Should Wear Masks on Planes? More Airlines Say Everyone. After flight attendants and pilots criticized them for not doing more to protect employees, large airlines in the United States and around the world announced this week that they would require their crews and passengers to wear masks. American Airlines, …

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