World’s fastest airliner ‘Overture’ to usher in new era of supersonic travel

The world hasn’t seen commercial supersonic travel in nearly 20 years since the Concorde was retired in 2003, but all that is about to change with the development of a new, environmentally friendly airliner. Meet Overture – the world’s fastest airliner that was developed by Denver-based Boom Supersonic. With 26 million hours of designing and testing, Overture will run on 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) as it … Continue reading World’s fastest airliner ‘Overture’ to usher in new era of supersonic travel

Spirit Airlines agent suspended after trading blows with female passenger

A Texas airline agent was suspended Friday after being caught in a wild viral video trading blows with a woman who yelled racial and homophobic slurs at him. The unidentified Spirit Airlines representative was seen at the start of the 90-second clip squaring up to the female passenger at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). “You have lost your mind! Don’t touch me ever in your … Continue reading Spirit Airlines agent suspended after trading blows with female passenger

Inside the stunning $1 trillion mirrored ‘landscraper’ of Saudi Arabia

You thought Dubai — the city home to the world’s tallest building and the world’s largest mall — was the Middle East’s most over-the-top metropolis. Saudi Arabia seems to be giving it a run for its money, with dazzling new renderings that show the interior of the kingdom’s proposed 75-mile-long, and mirror-wrapped, ‘landscraper’ city — whose images look straight out of a science fiction film. … Continue reading Inside the stunning $1 trillion mirrored ‘landscraper’ of Saudi Arabia

Delta planes collide near gate at Miami airport

(NYPost.com) Two Delta Air Lines planes collided near a gate at the Miami International Airport on Sunday, resulting in hours-long delays. Delta Flight 1654 was leaving Miami for Atlanta when it made “low-speed contact” with Delta Flight 2911, which was en route to Boston, an airline spokesperson said. The exact cause of the “minor” collision is still unclear, but an airport rep told the news station WSB-TV that … Continue reading Delta planes collide near gate at Miami airport

An 85-year-old woman was almost hospitalized after she was stranded for 14 hours at the Orlando Airport when no one helped with her wheelchair

An elderly wheelchair user was almost hospitalized after she was stranded for more than 14 hours at the Orlando airport earlier this month. Patty Bough, 85, told Orlando’s Fox 35 that Frontier Airlines employees failed to wheel her to her gate, after her granddaughter, who did not have a boarding pass, was denied entry at security to assist her. After she missed her 8:30 a.m. Saturday flight, … Continue reading An 85-year-old woman was almost hospitalized after she was stranded for 14 hours at the Orlando Airport when no one helped with her wheelchair