| Jun 4, 2009
OAKLAND, Calif. -- A Southwest Airlines plane bound for Burbank was struck by lightning during Wednedsay's stormy weather that swept acros Southern California.
Flight 2197 was struck by lightning shortly after taking off from Oakland International...
| Jun 5, 2009
I've traveled more than 5 million miles by air -- far enough to get to the moon and back 10 times -- but I still get a sense of amazement when I'm in a fully laden 747 and we lift off. A million pounds of metal traveling at more than 200 mph, countering...
| Jun 5, 2009
A memorial service is planned Sunday in Lafayette, LA for the two Americans on board the Air France plane that disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean June 1st.
60-year-old Michael Harris and 54-year-old Anne Harris used to live in The Woodlands, but moved...
| Jun 6, 2009
Searchers found two bodies and a briefcase containing a ticket for Air France Flight 447 in the Atlantic Ocean close to where the jetliner is believed to have crashed, a Brazil military official said Saturday.
The French agency investigating the...
| Jun 9, 2009
A Houston private school remembers a former student killed in that fatal France plane crash.
Alexander Bjoroy attended the British School of Houston from 2003 to 2005. He was on board Air France Flight 447, traveling from Brazil back to his boarding...
| Jun 15, 2009
Air France's newest Boeing 777 freighter is on display at the Paris air show.
The air show opened this morning to the media and airline industry. It opens on Friday to the general public.
The 777F arrived on Sunday, ahead of the opening and will stay...
| Jun 21, 2009
The worst airline food is served by carriers American Airlines, United Airlines and U.S. Airways, while travelers can find the best in-flight meals on such carriers as Singapore Airlines and Air France.
This comes to us not from the cover of Duh!...
| Jun 23, 2009
A three-week tour of Europe by the Blue Lake International Youth Symphony Orchestra has been canceled due to the flu.
The cancellation does not effect Blue Lakes regular fine arts camp schedule, which begins July 1.
Several students were diagnosed...
| Jun 30, 2009
A child was pulled from the wreckage of a Yemenia jet that crashed into the Indian Ocean early Tuesday.
There were 153 people on board the plane, which plunged into the water as it tried to land in strong winds on the island nation of Comoros. Besides...
| Jul 16, 2009
There's growing concern over the safety of the airline industry particularly after Wednesday's crash in Iran which is the 11th major plane crash this year. That puts us near crash levels not seen since the 1990's.
Investigators have recovered two of...
| Jul 18, 2009
| 1:45 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Water quality tests at Terminal 2 at Los Angeles International Airport were ongoing Saturday to determine if the water there is safe for human consumption in the wake of Thursday's water main break and flooding.
Until those quality tests...
| Aug 7, 2009
| 11:29 AM
WASHINGTON -- On at least a dozen recent flights by U.S. jetliners, malfunctioning equipment made it impossible for pilots to know how fast they were flying, federal investigators have discovered.
A similar breakdown is believed to have played a role...