Photo: Michael BlechingerTragedy was narrowly averted over Minneapolis.Modern airports and aircraft are packed with all kinds of technical safety wizardry. But some days, the clouds come down, some signals get crossed, and scary things happen. In this case, a US Airways Airbus 320 with 90 pa ... More >>
The Twin Cities dirty dozen we're thankful to see go away
The dirty dozen we're thankful to see go away.
The Airbus A320 apparently overshot the airport by 100 miles and had to circle back to land after temporarily losing radio contact with air-traffic controllers.
What would the ticker symbol be for Air Tegucigalpa? Harold Meyerson has a nice commentary in the American Prospect that starts with JetBlue's near miss last week at LAX and the troubles with outsourcing airline maintenance, and then segues into the larger, and in some ways thornier, issue of how A ... More >>