• Boeing 777 Feb 23

    EXPLAINER: Why a Plane's Engine Exploded Over Denver

    The investigation into the engine explosion on a United Airlines flight over the weekend is homing in on why engine fan blades broke off.

  • Boeing 777 Feb 22

    Boeing Recommends Grounding 777's With PW4000 Engines

    Boeing is calling for all airlines to ground their 777 model airplanes equipped with the Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engine, the type of engine that blew apart after takeoff from Denver this weekend.

  • air travel May 14, 2020

    Delta to Retire Boeing 777s as Pandemic Dims Outlook for International Travel

    Delta Air Lines said Thursday it may have 7,000 too many pilots this fall and announced it will retire its fleet of Boeing 777s, a sign the airline expects a lengthy downturn in long-haul international travel as the coronavirus batters demand.

  • Russia Oct 4, 2018

    US, Allies Accuse Russian Military Spy Agency GRU of Scores of Attacks

    The West unleashed an onslaught of new evidence and indictments Thursday accusing Russian military spies of hacking so widespread that it seemed to target anyone, anywhere who investigates Moscow’s involvement in an array of criminal activities — including doping, poisoning and the downing of a plane. Russia defiantly denied the charges, neither humbled nor embarrassed by the exceptional revelations on...

  • Google Mar 19, 2018

    United Flight From SFO Makes Emergency Landing in Hawaii After Engine Cover Blows Off Above Pacific Ocean

    An United Airlines plane was able to land safely in Hawaii Tuesday afternoon after engine trouble over the Pacific Ocean en route its flight from San Francisco to Honolulu.

  • NBC Jan 10, 2018

    Malaysia to Pay Firm Up to $70 Million If It Finds Missing Plane

    Malaysia’s government said Wednesday it will pay U.S. company Ocean Infinity up to $70 million if it can find the wreckage or black boxes of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 within three months, in a renewed bid to solve the plane’s disappearance nearly four years ago. Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said there was an 85 percent chance of finding the...

  • NBC Jan 6, 2018

    Hunt Resumes for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Wreckage

    Malaysia approved a new attempt to find the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the country’s government announced Saturday, nearly four years after the plane’s disappearance sparked one of aviation’s biggest mysteries, NBC News reported. The U.S.-based company Ocean Infinity dispatched a search vessel this week to look in the southern Indian Ocean for debris from the plane, which disappeared...

  • King Jul 17, 2017

    3 Years on, Families Honor Loved Ones Lost on Downed MH17

    The father of two siblings killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine three years ago said Monday that relatives of the 298 people killed would not rest until those responsible face justice. At an emotional ceremony marking three years since MH17 was shot down, Evert van Zijtveld said a group representing victims’ families “shall not give...

  • China Feb 23, 2017

    US-Born Panda Bao Bao Lands in China After Leaving DC Zoo

    An American-born panda started settling into her new home Thursday in southwest China where she will eventually join a breeding program. Bao Bao was born at the National Zoo in Washington to panda parents on loan from China. Under an agreement between China and the U.S., such panda cubs must be returned to China before they are 4 years old,...

  • San Diego Dec 20, 2016

    ‘What Are You Doing?': Error Sent Jet in Wrong Direction, Into Path of Other Plane

    Federal officials are investigating after an air traffic controller error sent a jet from Los Angeles International Airport toward the flight path of another plane while flying low toward Southern California mountains.

  • San Diego Dec 20, 2016

    Audio: Air Traffic Control, EVA Air Boeing 777 Exchange

    Federal officials are investigating after an air traffic controller error sent a jet from Los Angeles International Airport toward the flight path of another plane while flying low toward Southern California mountains. The following is air traffic control audio from Friday Dec. 17, 2016.

  • Malaysia Jul 25, 2016

    Flight 370: With Search Suspended, a Cold-Case File Awaits

    For two years and more, it has been a lost ship, a metal container carrying 239 souls that simply disappeared late one night, never to be seen again. And now, the search for the remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 likely will become a thing of memory, too. With Friday’s announcement that the meticulous ocean search for the missing jetliner...

  • China Jul 22, 2016

    Search for Flight MH370 to Be Suspended, Possibly Forever

    The hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be suspended once the current search area in the Indian Ocean has been completely scoured, the ministers of the three countries conducting the operation announced Friday, possibly ending all hopes of solving aviation’s greatest mystery. “In the absence of new evidence, Malaysia, Australia and China have collectively decided to suspend the search...

  • NBC Mar 24, 2016

    Debris in Mozambique ‘Almost Certainly' From Flight MH370: Officials

    Debris recently discovered in Mozambique most likely came from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which vanished mysteriously two years ago, Australian officials said Wednesday. In a statement, Australia’s Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester, said that an analysis of two items found that they were “consistent with drift modeling” that “further affirms our search efforts in the southern Indian Ocean,”...

  • China Mar 11, 2016

    South African Teen Finds Possible MH370 Plane Debris

    A South African man says his teenage son may have found part of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on a beach in Mozambique. Casper Lotter said Friday his son Liam found the piece on Dec. 30 near the town of Xai Xai and returned to South Africa with it. The curved piece has a five-digit number on it. Lotter said...

  • China Mar 9, 2016

    Malaysian PM Is Hopeful Flight 370 Will Be Found as Lawmakers Mark 2nd Anniversary

    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Tuesday he is hopeful that missing Flight 370 will still be found as lawmakers observed a moment of silence in Parliament to mark the second anniversary of the plane’s disappearance....
    Najib said the wing part found on France’s Reunion Island last July was evidence the flight tragically ended in the southern Indian Ocean. An ongoing...

  • official Dec 21, 2015

    Fake Bomb Prompts Emergency Landing of Air France Flight

    A fake explosive rigged with cardboard, sheets of paper and a household timer forced an Air France flight into an emergency landing in Kenya on Sunday, sending hundreds of passengers down emergency slides in what the airline’s CEO said was the fourth bomb hoax against the airline in recent weeks. The homemade apparatus was discovered around midnight hidden in a...

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