A Swarm Of Bees Is Not Something That Goes Well With An Airplane's Wings

A Swarm Of Bees Is Not Something That Goes Well With An Airplane's Wings

We know bird strikes are a terrible inconvenience to planes, but what about a gang of marauding bees? So maybe they weren’t exactly marauding, but a beekeeper did have to be called in at Pittsburgh International Airport on Wednesday night to dislodge a swarm of honeybees that took to buzzing about on a plane’s wings. Quite annoying, as the plane was about to take off for New York. [More]

Delta Air Lines Announces It’s Shuttering Regional Carrier Comair In September

Delta Air Lines Announces It’s Shuttering Regional Carrier Comair In September

Customers used to flying with Delta Air Lines’ regional carrier Comair, beware β€” the airline is shutting down the Cincinnati-based subsidiary at the end of September, as it’s switching to bigger jets that aren’t as expensive to fly. Most of Comair’s employees are in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. [More]

Passengers Discover Sewing Needles In Turkey Sandwiches On Four Delta Flights

Passengers Discover Sewing Needles In Turkey Sandwiches On Four Delta Flights

Two passengers got a mouthful of something horrifying when they bit into sandwiches served aboard Delta Air Lines flights from Amsterdam to the U.S. this weekend β€” sewing needles stuck in the meat. The FBI is now investigating the incidents, which involved needles found in sandwiches on four separate flights. [More]

Officials Investigate Suspicious Wiring In Airplane Bathroom At JFK, No Explosives Found

Officials Investigate Suspicious Wiring In Airplane Bathroom At JFK, No Explosives Found

A Delta flight heading to Madrid out of New York was sent back to the gate at JFK last night after a passenger reported “strange wiring” in the bathroom. After investigating the find, law enforcement officials found no explosives. A U.S. Marshal was on the plane at the time. [More]

FAA Fines Delta Almost $1M For Flying Two Planes Without Making Necessary Repairs

FAA Fines Delta Almost $1M For Flying Two Planes Without Making Necessary Repairs

The Federal Aviation Administration is cracking down on Delta Air Lines, after the agency claimed the carrier failed to make or took its time making necessary repairs to two planes after inspections found damages on the aircrafts. The grand total for such infractions is close to $1 million. [More]