Aviation Sector

While Searching for Crashed AirAsia Jet, Indonesia Search team Locates Two ‘Large Objects’ Under Water

While Searching for Crashed AirAsia Jet, Indonesia Search team Locates Two ‘Large Objects’ Under WaterSearch is still on for the crashed Airbus (AIR. PA) A320-200 that fell in the Java Sea on Sunday as it was flying from Surabaya, the second largest city in Indonesia to Singapore. So far, there have been no races of any survivors.

Air New Zealand Pilot Fell Ill on Landing and Died After a Few Days

Air New Zealand Pilot Fell Ill on Landing and Died After a Few Days Ann Barbarich, a New Zealand pilot died after a few days of suffering a medical occurrence just after of landing a Dreamliner plane at an Australian airport.

U.S Airlines Approve Fare Hike

U.S Airlines Approve Fare HikeThe US airlines are increasing the base fares for several of the domestic flights instead of the falling fuel prices, Ebola scare and the approaching holiday season.

On Thursday night, Delta Air Lines increased the raised fares for many of the US routes by $US4 for each round. Even the bigger airlines have not remained behind.

Pilots of Lufthansa Extend Strike to Long-haul Flights on Tuesday

Pilots of Lufthansa Extend Strike to Long-haul Flights on TuesdayA disagreement among the pilots and the management over retirement benefits has caused unpleasantness due to which the German pilots union VC has called for a strike on October 21 at Lufthansa.

The pilots are targeting the long-haul flights run by the airline along with short and the mid-length routes of the carrier. The shorter routes will see a strike on Monday as well as Tuesday.

US Factory Orders Decline to Record Low as Aircraft Demand Falls

US Factory Orders Decline to Record Low as Aircraft Demand FallsIn August, the U. S factory orders fell by the largest amount recorded going back to as long as 1992. The decline was highly attributed to the plunge in orders of aircrafts in the month.

Fire in Traffic Control Centre Near Chicago Continues to Hinder Flights

Fire in Traffic Control Centre Near Chicago Continues to Hinder FlightsA fire at the air traffic control centre near Chicago on Friday has disrupted a huge number of flights coming in and moving out of Chippewa Valley Regional Airport.

The officials warn the disorder may carry on for a couple of weeks more.

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