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  • See the moment when a bird shatters a plane window -- mid-flight

    See the moment when a bird shatters a plane window -- mid-flight
    A Florida pilot said he felt flat out panic after a bird shattered the front window of his small aircraft -- in mid-air. But if he felt it, he didn't show it: He safely landed the plane moments later.  Rob Weber said he was traveling at 170 mph Saturday...
  • AA, US Airways to divest several slots, gates to settle merger litigation

    AA, US Airways to divest several slots, gates to settle merger litigation
    Parent companies of merging carriers American Airlines and US Airways have agreed to divest several slots and gates at key U.S. airports to settle litigation challenging their combination from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and several state...
  • Some flight delays at South Florida airports Wednesday

    Some flight delays at South Florida airports Wednesday
    Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is experiencing some flight delays due to bad weather in the northeastern U.S. As of 1:45 p.m. there were 25 delayed arrival flights and 16 departure flights, bringing the total to 50 flights delays at the...
  • Southwest jet captain took over controls seconds before hard landing

    Southwest jet captain took over controls seconds before hard landing
    The captain of a Southwest Airlines jet that slammed nose-first onto a runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport last month took over the controls from the first officer just 400 feet before touchdown, federal investigators said in a report that suggests a...
  • Airline delays continue to grow after LAX shooting

    Airline delays continue to grow after LAX shooting
    Correction: This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. The effect of the shooting at Los Angeles International Airport continued to grow Friday, with more delays caused by severe weather at East Coast airports. The fatal...
  • Update: Delays continue to grow after LAX shooting

    Update: Delays continue to grow after LAX shooting
    This post was corrected with updated information. The effect of the shooting at Los Angeles International Airport continued to grow Friday, with more delays caused by severe weather at East Coast airports. The fatal shooting that took place at...
  • Southwest jet's landing gear collapses while landing at LaGuardia

    Southwest jet's landing gear collapses while landing at LaGuardia
    NEW YORK -- The nose gear of a Southwest Airlines jet collapsed on landing at New York’s LaGuardia Airport on Monday, leaving the jet sitting at a deep forward tilt on the tarmac and forcing the airport’s closure. The Dallas-based airline...
  • Landing gear punched into Southwest 737 jet on landing, NTSB says

    Landing gear punched into Southwest 737 jet on landing, NTSB says
    The landing gear didn't just collapse when a Southwest Airlines jet touched down in New York City and plunged nose-first into the tarmac: The landing gear punched into the plane itself as it skidded for almost half a mile. The new revelations came...
  • Southwest plane's nose gear landed first, NTSB says

    Southwest plane's nose gear landed first, NTSB says
    Federal investigators said Thursday that a Southwest Airlines jet that crashed at New York’s LaGuardia Airport landed first on its nose gear before the main landing gear made contact with the runway. “The landing scenario that the report...
  • Mykki Blanco aims for the masses

    Mykki Blanco aims for the masses
    Last Thursday afternoon, Michael Quattlebaum Jr. waited to board a flight from New York's LaGuardia Airport to Raleigh, N.C., where the 27-year-old would spend Christmas with his mother. It was a familiar feeling, as Quattlebaum found himself sitting in...
  • Five years later, the Miracle on the Hudson still awes aviation

    Five years later, the Miracle on the Hudson still awes aviation
    Just minutes after US Airways Flight 1549 left LaGuardia Airport in Queens five years ago, a flock of geese invaded the craft’s engines, forcing the plane into a watery emergency landing that became known as the Miracle on the Hudson and helped...