Tag Archives: Plane

Plane fares: Flight prices set to go up due to oil hike

Wiz Air CEO József Váradi has warned that current cost pressures “could mean our fares – and those in the wider industry – move up if the cost environment changes”. Fuel is one the biggest costs for airlines, making up roughly one third of operating expenses, according to analysts. U.S. crude oil is now trading at about $ 72 a barrel and ...

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Terrifying moment plane plummets 30,000 feet in ‘minutes’ after cabin pressure drops

The Onur Air flight departed from Turkey and was bound for Russia when the incident occurred. The Airbus 321 suddenly experienced a loss of cabin pressure, which caused the plane to drop thousands of feet. Within “five minutes”, according to passengers on the flight, the plane dropped from 32,000 feet to just 1,640 feet. Images show the oxygen masks dropped ...

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Cuba plane crash: Tributes pour in for Boeing 737 passengers after Havana airport incident

A Boeing 373 has crashed shortly after departing from Havana Jose Marti International Airport in Cuba. The plane, operated by national airline Cubana de Aviacon was scheduled to travel to the city of Holguin on the eastern side of the island. Three survivors have been rushed to hospital in critical condition, whilst one passenger has been confirmed to have died ...

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Google Flights: Save hundreds by doing this unknown trick when booking your plane ticket

Google Flights can save travellers a pretty penny when it comes to shopping around for cheap tickets. With many online comparison websites to choose from, it can be a complicated affair when finding the best price. From booking on a Tuesday to ticket-splitting, knowing where to start often puts people off. But frugal travellers can use a clever Google Flights ...

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Flight secrets: The real reason why you should never inflate your life jacket on the plane

Passengers who regularly fly by commercial plane have learned a number of untold secrets over the years regarding the aviation industry. From dirty tap water to filthy seat pockets, some of the more disgusting facts have baffled frequent flyers. A recent thread on Reddit caused a storm after flight attendants explained some mysterious facts that many didn’t realise existed. One ...

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News: Deutsche Lufthansa places 16 plane order to boost fleets

The supervisory board of Deutsche Lufthansa has approved an order for up to 16 additional aircraft, valued at approximately €2.1 billion. Delivery is scheduled to take place in stages until 2022. The investment plan for the 2018 fiscal year remains unchanged at €3.4 billion. The order includes two Boeing 777-300ER long-haul aircraft for Swiss, which are expected to supplement the ...

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