Australian Airlines are ripping off clients

Consumer group Choice has listed six ways it believes Australia’s domestic airlines have been ripping off their passengers and has called on the consumer watchdog to intervene. “We’re calling on Australia’s airlines to get their…

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JV airline approved by Etihad

Etihad Aviation Group, the holding company for the Abu Dhabi carrier, is to forge a new presence in the European tourism business in partnership with German travel company TUI. Under the deal, which was approved…


Russian Jet Crashes Near Syria

The Russian Defense Ministry says a Su-33 fighter jet, based on the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, has crashed into the Mediterranean Sea after returning from a sortie over Syria. The ministry says in a statement…



Schumer on the “Basic Economy” policy

Sen. Chuck Schumer is urging United Airlines to drop its new “Basic Economy” policy that would require travelers to pay overhead bin space for their carry-on luggage. The new ticket option is called the ‘Basic Economy’…



Indonesian police plane goes missing

Indonesian officials report that a police airplane has gone missing during a flight and is believed to have crashed. There were 15 people on the board of the missing aircraft that was en route to…



United Airlines settles with SEC for $2.4 millions

The airline, in an agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission announced Friday, settled charges in connection with a money-losing direct flight between Newark Liberty International Airport and South Carolina launched to curry favor with…