Appeals Court kills lawsuit against FAA by flight attendants union.
Earlier, an Airbus A320 carrying at least 144 passengers and 6 crew crashed Tuesday in Southern France, fueling a mainstream media frenzied debate over plane safety as well as airline protocols and training procedures. The Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 was on its way from Barcelona to Dusseldorf when it unfortunately crashed in the Alpes de Haute-Provence, France, specifically near the town of Méolans-Revel, probably killing all its passengers and crew. Germanwings is a subsidiary of Lufthansa Group, one of the largest airlines in the world. The flight was a routine flight that was taking one of the most popular passenger aircraft in the world, alongside a route
In an act of sheer marketing brilliance (or insanity), Virgin America produced a new video that takes you on a boring journey from Newark (EWR) to San Francisco (SFO) – in real time. During this grueling 6-hour adventure, VA maddeningly illustrates the cross-country trek that economy flyers experience when travelling from East to West. With American airline companies financially struggling over the past decade, domestic flights are becoming less pleasant to endure, especially if you’re on a budget. Unfortunately, entertainment and comfort are seen more as line item luxuries that force loyalty, rather than encourage it. All of our planes come standard with windows, armrests, reading lights, and rear-mounted magazine pouches. #amenities #winning — BLAH