Breaking News: FlyerTalk Member Witnesses Aircraft Accident Live in Philadelphia

At Philadelphia International Airport earlier today, FlyerTalk member phlwookie witnessed an accident by an aircraft — which was operating as US Airways flight 1702 transporting 149 passengers and five flight crew members to Fort Lauderdale — reportedly caused by the collapse of its front landing gear as it was taking off…

Double Points: Amtrak Double Days Promotion Returns Again

Register now for the Double Days promotion by Amtrak Guest Rewards and earn double points on qualfying travel on Amtrak trains in the United States from March 17, 2014 through May 17, 2014 — which seems to be a regular event in the spring and autumn, as this promotion is virtually identical to the most recent promotion last year. This promotion also has a history of…

Pilots of Two Airlines Not Allowed to Land Onto Shorter Runway 18 at Airport in Birmingham, Alabama

At least two airlines have reportedly instructed their pilots to no longer land aircraft onto Runway 18 at the international airport in Birmingham, Alabama due to safety concerns. A decision was implemented from officials at Southwest Airlines because…

Partnership Updates

There have been several announcements concerning partners recently — both positive and negative — and links to discussions pertaining to them posted on FlyerTalk appear below…

Wife of FlyerTalk Member Stranded in San Francisco as Fleet of Boeing 787 “Dreamliner” Aircraft Still Plagued With Problems

FlyerTalk member GaryD reported that his wife was stranded at San Francisco International Airport but initially did not know the reason or the cause, which was due to the incoming flight — a Boeing 787 “Dreamliner” aircraft which operated as Japan Airlines flight 2 from Tokyo but was diverted to Honolulu on its way to San Francisco after the pilot reportedly declared an emergency due to either a “hydraulic issue” or an oil leak as indicated by a drop in engine lubricant pressure according to cockpit indicators. The girlfriend of FlyerTalk member daboogah was reportedly on the diverted flight…

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