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If you have any questions about how to make your travels safer, feel free to contact us.The U.S. regulator bans certain Apple MacBook Pro laptops on flights
U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned certain models of MacBook Pro laptops on flights, as Apple Inc has recalled selected unites of the same due to the fire risks posed by their batteries caused by overheating. FAA is aware of the recalled batteries and has alerted the airlines of the same. Apple said that the recall is for 15-inch MacBook Pro units that are sold between September 2015 and February 2015.Air India To offer non-stop flights over the North Pole For New Delhi-San Francisco Route
Air India is in a unique position to offer non-stop flights between New Delhi and San Francisco, the flight route will be formally announced on the 15th of August 2019, the Independence Day of India. It is expected that passengers will benefit from reduced fuel consumption and reduced carbon emissions. The North pole region has provided airline the opportunity to introduce non-stop services to destinations which otherwise was difficult to operate. Furthermore, it would help airlines reduce travel time. This would be a win-win situation for both the airlines and its passengers.Over 150 Flights Canceled in Hong Kong Airport due to large protests
Airport Operation at Hong Kong International Airport was disrupted and all the flights have been canceled due to the sea of protesters protesting against Chinese crackdowns. All passengers have been advised to move out of the terminal buildings as soon as possible. The Airport authorities have asked the passengers who have been affected by the shutdown to contact their respective airlines for flight arrangements. The pro-democracy protesters have been protesting for some time to withdraw legislation that allowed the extradition of Hong Kong people to mainland china.American Airlines to fly nonstop from DFW to Israel starting from next year
American Airlines to fly nonstop from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas to Tel-Aviv starting from 9th September 2020. There will be three flights from Dallas to Tel Aviv and vise-versa in a week. Earlier people who want to travel to Israel from Texas needed to fly to Europe or East Coast hub, which is a long and exhausting journey. The flights will run all year round. With the arrival of the new flight route, American Airlines hopes to connect Israel to the central and western parts of the United States creating tremendous economic opportunities for both countries.American Airlines' five-year reign as the world's largest airline may be coming to an end
Jul 25, 2019
Delta Airlines have brought in about $530 million more revenue than American Airlines and in case of seat availability, United Airlines takes the crown pushing American Airlines to second place. It is the first time American Airlines failed to decorate the first position in one of those categories since its merger with U.S. Airways. American Airline's growth in revenue was hit due to the grounding of its 24 Boeing 737 Max jets. The company claims it expects to take a $400 million hit due to the grounding of its fleets. CEO Doug Parker is hopeful once the company gets into a win-win deal with mechanics unions and upgrading the old systems, the company hopes to regain its lost positions in the long run.