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A JetBlue plane was forced to make an emergency landing after colliding with a bird

JetBlue Flight 2216 made an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York on Thursday after colliding with a bird shortly after take off. The Embraer 190 jet was en route to Boston when the incident occurred.
A Lucky Air crew member dressed as Spiderman (3rd R) during an onboard Halloween celebration sits next to passengers during a flight from Kunming to Shenzhen, in Kunming, October 31, 2014.

The 10 most hated people on a plane

A recent survey by AirlineRatings.com found that people are most annoyed with fellow passengers who smell bad. Other irritating passenger types include out of control children and those who bring too many carry-on bags.
Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary

Small airlines face a brutal reckoning as oil prices surge, according to the CEO of Europe’s biggest budget carrier

Airlines are constantly battling with the price of fuel. Airlines hedge their fuel costs, locking in prices far ahead of time to try and mitigate the possibility for rising oil prices in future.
The lounge on an Emirates Airbus A380.

Why one of the wealthiest airlines in the world refuses to invest its money in other airlines

Emirates has shyed away from buying equity stakes in other airlines. Emirates Airline president Sir Tim Clark doesn't believe the investment of time and money is worth the returns.
Workers inspect a Sichuan Airlines aircraft that made an emergency landing after a windshield on the cockpit broke off, at an airport in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China May 14, 2018.

A pilot for Sichuan Airlines was partially sucked out of a plane after the front windshield broke

A Sichuan Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing on Monday after a front windshield broke open and partially sucked a co-pilot out, Chinese media reports stated.
Four passengers asked medical personnel to evaluate ear pain after the Southwest Airlines flight landed.

Another Southwest flight forced to make terrifying emergency landing after cabin loses pressure

A Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing Saturday evening after the cabin started to lose pressure, the airline has confirmed to Business Insider. Southwest Flight 861 was traveling from Denver to Dallas when oxygen masks deployed and passengers were asked to put them on.
TV screens, installed on board of an Airbus A350 XWB flight-test aircraft.

How to avoid the worst seat on the plane

The middle seat is arguably the most dreaded place to be on a flight. It's never fun being stuck between two strangers fighting for elbow room. Here are a few strategies to help you avoid getting stuck in the middle.

One of America’s least liked airlines is selling select round-trip tickets for just $58

Frontier's sale ends 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday. The Denver-based ultra-low-cost carrier is adding nine new routes to its network this August, including two new destinations in Wichita, Kansas, and Norfolk, Virginia.

White House slams China’s ‘Orwellian’ demand that 36 foreign airlines change references to Taiwan

China's aviation authority sent letters to foreign air carriers, including American Airlines and Qantas, pressuring them to remove all descriptions of Taiwan as a country. China censured Delta Air Lines over the same issue earlier this year. The US State Department is now involved in the matter.
The image shows the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport on May 26, 2016 in Chengdu, Sichuan Province of China.

China wants to dictate how foreign airlines refer to Taiwan and the US is having none of it — this is how every major airline is responding

China sent letters to foreign airlines on April 25 ordering the companies to refer to Taiwan, a self-ruled island, as a province of China. The State Department said it objects to Beijing "dictating" the actions of US firms.