2020 Stats Show that Flying Remains Incredibly Safe

Global aviation consulting firm to70 has released a report about aviation safety in 2020. According to the company which is headquartered in The Hague in The Netherlands with offices around the globe, there were 40 large commercial aircraft accidents last year, five of which included fatalities. And despite there being a 42% reduction in theContinue reading “2020 Stats Show that Flying Remains Incredibly Safe”

AA Offers Employees Advance Rides on Updated 737 MAX

It isn’t just the traveling public that may have concerns about stepping aboard the Boeing 737 MAX when it returns to service in the U.S. in late December. Acknowledging that its own employees may also have doubts about the aircraft which recently received Federal Aviation Administration clearance to again operate passenger flights ater two fatalContinue reading “AA Offers Employees Advance Rides on Updated 737 MAX”

Boeing’s 737 MAX is OK’d to Fly Again. But Are You Ready to Climb Aboard?

Twenty months after being grounded worldwide following two crashes that killed 346 people, the Boeing 737 MAX has been cleared to fly by the U. S. Federal Aviation Administration. Pending new training requirements for cockpit crews and maintenance updates, the aircraft could be in the air by the end of December. The only American carriersContinue reading “Boeing’s 737 MAX is OK’d to Fly Again. But Are You Ready to Climb Aboard?”

Delta Extends Blocked Middle Seats Commitment Through March 30

With JetBlue’s announcement that effective January 8 the Queens, New York-based carrier will open up all seats for sale on its aircraft, guaranteed inflight social distancing appeared to be going away. But not quite! In a surprise move, Delta Air Lines has extended its commitment to blocking middle seats through the entire winter. Delta customersContinue reading “Delta Extends Blocked Middle Seats Commitment Through March 30”

COVID-19 Testing Site Now Open at MSP

The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), in conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Health, has announced that a COVID-19 testing site has just opened at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Located in the lobby area of the Blue Parking Ramp across the skyway from Terminal 1, the site is open to anyone seeking a test. HoursContinue reading “COVID-19 Testing Site Now Open at MSP”