Category Archive: Off the Runway

Silver Airways Plane Makes Unscheduled Landing at Fairmont Municipal –

An apparent airline pilot error has left a Silver Airways plane stranded at a small airport in Fairmont Wednesday morning.Marion County Airport Authority President Tom Mainella said that the pilot of a Saab 340 Turbo Prop airplane thought he was landing in Bridgeport, when he touched down at the Fairmont Municipal Airport-Frankman Field around 11:30 …

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Alaska Airlines lets customers tag their bags –

Alaska Airlines is debuting self-bag tagging for customers traveling out of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The process allows customers to print and attach their own luggage tags from a self-service kiosk in the airport lobby and then, in one step, show their identification and drop their bag off with an airline representative for security screening and …

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Crew member mental health in spotlight after captain’s breakdown – Overhead Bin /

Two recent incidents in which airline crew members behaved alarmingly and had to be restrained by passengers have raised questions about when and how aviation workers are screened for mental health problems. On Tuesday, JetBlue captain Clayton Osbon, 49, was locked out of the cockpit by his co-pilot after he began acting erratically on Flight …

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Unruly passenger removed from Delta flight…Take two –

HONOLULU—A 65-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a flight attendant aboard a Delta Air Lines Inc. flight from Tokyo to Honolulu. According to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court, Sohei Yamanouchi hit the flight attendant once with an open hand and once with a closed fist after drinking multiple glasses …

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