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American Airlines agent may have saved teens from human trafficking plot

February 18th 2018 12:45PM
Sacramento, California (CNN) — Authorities are crediting a quick thinking airline employee for preventing two teenagers from becoming victims of human trafficking. American Airlines agent Denise Miracle said it was all about trusting her guy instincts when two young girls came to her ticket counter.

Some airlines are marking milestones by marking up their airplanes with special designs

February 18th 2018 12:00PM
Some airlines are marking milestones by marking up their airplanes with special designs. Hello Kitty and other Sanrio Family ... Like decorative or commemorative T-shirts, elaborate airplane paint are like giant ads that promote airline brands or mark special occasions. These so-called "liveries" have a ...

A Lost Frontier: The Adventures of Frontier Airlines into Regional Jet Flying

February 18th 2018 11:26AM
When it comes to most carriers' hub and spoke systems, they tend to rely on regional carriers to serve the smaller areas and allow passengers the ability to connect to most destinations. Although airlines like United Airlines and American Airlines have made this work, the same story cannot be said for ...

The 9 largest airlines at SFO

February 18th 2018 11:15AM
Everyone knows which airline is the biggest player at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), but do you know how other airlines rank? SFO provided us with last year's (2017) stats ranking the nine largest airlines by number of seats flown per day. Take a scroll through the slideshow and see which ...

Aseman Airlines plane carrying 65 people crashes in Iran, killing all aboard

February 18th 2018 10:18AM
Tehran: All 65 passengers and crew were feared dead in a plane crash in central Iran on Sunday after the domestic flight came down in bad weather in a mountainous region. A spokesman for Iranian carrier Aseman Airlines had told state television everyone would have been killed, but the airline then ...

Domestic airlines carry 1.14 crore passengers in January

February 18th 2018 9:56AM
Air India managed to edge out SpiceJet, with the state-owned airline having flown 15.29 lakh passengers compared with 14.48 lakh passengers flown by the Gurugram-headquartered low-cost airline, the data showed. GoAir carried 10.95 lakh passengers, AirAsia (4.89 lakh) and Vistara (4.10 lakh).

Iran says fog caused a plane crash, and 65 are feared dead. That might not be the whole story.

February 18th 2018 9:56AM
While the government says the 25-year-old turboprop lost its way in thick clouds, some suspect that it malfunctioned — a chronic problem in a country with an air fleet that is decrepit after decades of international sanctions. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72 took off from Tehran with 59 passengers, two pilots, ...

Divestment in air : India, Pakistan clear flagships for sell-off

February 18th 2018 9:48AM
The Maharaja has company as it will not be the only airline that is being privatised this year. The ownership of two other state-owned airlines — Pakistan and Vietnam — is also expected to change hands, if everything goes as planned. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), whose fate more or less mirrors ...

Iran Aseman Airlines crash: Years of sanctions have left passengers with one of oldest air fleets in ...

February 18th 2018 7:00AM
Aseman Airlines' flight EP3704, the daily departure from Tehran, took off as normal shortly after 8am to fly to Yasouj, 344 miles south. The aircraft involved, an ATR72, was 24 years old – which made it a relatively young part of the airline's fleet. The average age is more than a quarter of a century, making ...

Iranian plane crashes in mountains, kills all 66 people on board

February 18th 2018 6:33AM
An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, state media reported. An Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down near its destination of the southern Iranian city of ...

Iran passenger airline crashes

February 18th 2018 6:02AM
Aseman Airlines (EP) flight 3704, departed at 08:00 local time on 18 February from Mehrabad International airport in Iran's capital city of Tehran. The flight, which had 60 passengers, two security guards, two flight attendants, a pilot and co-pilot on board, was bound for the southwestern city of Yasuj.

Aseman Airlines first claims 66 onboard killed in Iran plane crash, then says not sure yet

February 18th 2018 5:48AM
Aseman Airlines first claims 66 onboard killed in Iran plane crash, then says not sure yet. The plane crashed amid ... TEHRAN: An aircraft of Iran's Aseman Airlines with 66 people onboard crashed on Sunday. At the onset, the Airlines claimed that all aboard the flight were killed. However, soon after, it ...

Iran plane crash: 66 people on board Aseman Airlines flight to Yasuj

February 18th 2018 5:37AM
It had been heading to the southern city of Yasuj, in Isfahan province. Aseman Airlines spokesman Mohammad Taghi Tabatabai said there had been 60 passengers on board, including one child, and six crew. He added: After searches in the area, unfortunately we were informed that the plane crashed.

Iran plane crash: Aseman Airlines retracts number of death toll

February 18th 2018 5:37AM
Aseman Airlines In this file photo taken on July 29, 2008 a French-made ATR-72 owned by Irans Aseman Airlines sits on the tarmac at Dubai airport. - Marwan Naamani, AFP ...

This Is How United Airlines Is Teaching Employees To Be More Caring (Are You Ready For The ...

February 18th 2018 5:37AM
The Chicago Business Journal describes how the training has been received at LAX, where the airline is expanding its sphere of influence. As the airline promised, it's trying to get employees to think less about rigid rules and more about what would satisfy the customer's needs at any given moment ...

Iran plane crash in south of country kills all 66 on board – reports

February 18th 2018 4:25AM
An Aseman Airlines ATR-72. The airline, owned by Iran's civil service pension foundation, is a semi-private carrier headquartered in Tehran. Photograph: Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images. An Iranian commercial plane has crashed in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people ...

Aseman Airlines spokesperson talks to state TV after plane crash

February 18th 2018 3:45AM
Aseman Airlines spokesperson talks to state TV after plane crash. Mohammad Taghi Tabatabai, spokesperson for Aseman Airlines, spoke to the state TV after Flight No. 3704 crashed in Iran. He said that all the people on the aircraft lost their lives. Aseman Airlines spokesperson talks to... Read More.

Iran Plane Crashes Into Mountain, Killing All 66 Aboard

February 18th 2018 3:11AM
The Iran Aseman Airlines plane went down near its destination, the city of Yasuj, about 485 miles south of the capital, Tehran. Mohammad Taghi Tabatabai, a spokesman for Aseman Airlines, told state television that everyone aboard the ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional ...

(Updated) All 66 dead in Iran plane crash: Airline

February 18th 2018 3:00AM
The Aseman Airlines flight left Tehran's Mehrabad airport around 0800 (0430 GMT) for the city of Yasuj in Isfahan province, said Mohammad Tabatabai, director of public relations for the airline. The plane crashed into Dena mountain, part of the Zagros range, around 23 kilometres (14 miles) from Yasuj, ...

Sixty-six killed in Iran plane crash

February 18th 2018 3:00AM
A plane crash in southern Iran has killed all 66 people on board, Iran's Aseman Airlines spokesman has told state TV. An Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down near its destination of the southern Iranian city of Yasuj, some 780km south of the ...