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Aviation

FAA fines against misbehaving passengers reaches US$1 million

by Ali Coulton

The US aviation authority has clocked 3,889 reports of disruptive passengers in the past year, more than 20 times the number recorded prior to the pandemic.

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Plane passenger facing hefty fine over assault of flight attendant

The passenger allegedly ignored instructions from the flight attendant, started yelling expletives at her and other passengers, and then hit her in the face.

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American Airlines confirms pilot saw UFO, says to contact the FBI

by Ali Coulton

We don’t know about you, but we see this as proof enough to start constructing tinfoil hats and heading for the hills.

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“I thought we were going down”: What we know about the United Airlines engine explosion

The flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Denver when one of its engines blew apart, raining debris on suburban neighbourhoods below.

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Destinations

Australia updates travel warning for the US following Capitol Hill riots

by Ali Coulton

It comes as travel companies scramble to disassociate themselves from those involved in the riots and the Trump administration in general. Even the city of New York has jumped on the bandwagon.

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Aviation

Hairline cracks found in three Boeing 737 NGs, Qantas confirms

by Christian Fleetwood

More cracks have emerged on Qantas’ fleet. Find out what the airline had to say about them here.

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Boeing dedicates more than $70 million to families for 737 MAX near-term relief

by Christian Fleetwood

Boeing expects to recognise an impact to earnings as a result of the 737 MAX grounding when it releases its second-quarter results this week.

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News

Boeing pledges US $100m to support for families, communities affected by 737 MAX crashes

by Christian Fleetwood

Boeing has pulled its socks up by pledging millions of dollars to families, victims and communities affected by the crashes involving the 737 MAX.

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Aviation

Boeing 737 MAX return to service pushed back to address “potential risk”

by Christian Fleetwood

The Federal Aviation Administration says it is not operating on a strict time schedule to return the 737 MAX to service, but with this news it looks like the hypothetical timeline will be pushed back even further.

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Cruise

WATCH: Cruise staff help rescue plane crash passengers in Caribbean

by Christian Fleetwood

Not all heroes wear capes, as this dramatic rescue of two passengers from a downed plane in the Caribbean demonstrates.

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