Federal aviation regulators said Tuesday they are proposing a $1.45 million civil penalty against Northwest Airlines for operating nearly three dozen of its Boeing 757 planes without proper windshield wiring inspections.
A United Airlines flight originating in Denver, Colorado, was diverted to Salt Lake International Airport in Utah on Thursday after a threatening letter was found on board, airport public relations director Barbara Gann told CNN.
Business class only airline Silverjet began operating between London and New York Thursday, billing itself as the world's first carbon neutral airline in a bid to differentiate itself in an increasingly crowded market.
Humans are drawn to looking at the unwatchable as a way of cheating death. At least, that's what I told myself to prepare for watching "United 93," a harrowing, documentary-style reenactment, in real time, of what might have happened on the one airplane that didn't fulfill the terrorists' intended goals on September 11, 2001.
Jurors saw more disturbing evidence of the effects of the September 11, 2001, terror attacks as the focus of an al Qaeda plotter's sentencing trial shifted Tuesday from the World Trade Center to the Pentagon.
Police said they believe two tires may have been tampered with on a Northwest Airlines Boeing 757, an incident perhaps related to the nearly week-old mechanics strike against the nation's fourth-largest carrier.
Two baggage screeners have been reassigned pending the outcome of a federal investigation into how a bag containing a simulated bomb made its way aboard a Continental Airlines flight bound for Holland, a Transportation Security Administration official said Friday.