Squawks & Headlines ✈ General ✈ Popular (24 hours)

Will St. Louis Lambert Airport go private? Mayor submits preliminary application to FAA

Submitted
A release from St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay says that the city has submitted a preliminary application to the Federal Aviation Administration's Airport Privatization Pilot Program. (fox2now.com) More...

American Airlines Leaves Thousands of Passengers at Gates as It Pushes On-Time Departures

Submitted
Pilots at American Airlines said the airline is so committed to making sure airplanes take off on time that in February it left 20,000 passengers stranded at the gate as the door to the airplane closed. The number was provided to American pilots Thursday in a letter from Dan Carey, president of the Allied Pilots Association.... (www.aviationfigures.com) More...

US Diplomat Was Investigated for Spying as a Kid Because He Kept Writing Boeing Asking for Photos

Submitted
 
By most standards, Robert F. Dorr lived the most all-American, patriotic life anyone possibly could. He served in the Air Force, he was a diplomat with the State Department from the 1960s to the 1980s, and he went on to be a successful author and TV pundit about military affairs. But as a teenager, Dorr was investigated by the FBI for potential espionage. His crime? He kept writing to Boeing asking for photos of their planes. (paleofuture.gizmodo.com) More...

Loooong T/O Run: Heavy LH MD-11F going airborne from high-elevation Nairobi!

Submitted
 
Air Clips joined Lufthansa Cargo's Captain Fokko and First Officer Johannes on a full rotation from Frankfurt (Germany) via Nairobi (Kenya) to Johannesburg (South Africa) and back on the same routing. (www.youtube.com) More...

Brussels Airport in memory of the victims of #BrusselsAttacks

Submitted
 
Remembering this terrible day when there was a bomb attack. Watch the video. (www.airlive.net) More...

CS100 Bombardier C-Series FTV 2 C-GWYD landing at London Stansted

Submitted
 
VIDEO CS100 Bombardier C-Series FTV 2 C-GWYD landing at London Stansted (www.airlive.net) More...