United Airlines to refund tickets for all customers on infamous flight

When airline asked for volunteers to deplane, they offered $800 to relinquish a seat before dragging a man off. Now they’ll pay the full price of every ticket       Seeking to quell the uproar over a man being dragged off a plane, United Airlines announced on Tuesday that it would refund the tickets for all customers who were on the flight when the man was removed and that it would no longer ask police to remove passengers from full flights. The airline said that passengers on United Express Flight 3411 on Sunday would be compensated equal to the cost of their tickets and could take the compensation in… Read More

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Boeing, Ryanair Celebrate Delivery of Airline’s 450th Next-Generation 737-800

Boeing press release from March 21. Irish-low cost carrier is largest all-Boeing operator in Europe Boeing and Ryanair celebrated the delivery today of the airline’s 450th Next-Generation 737-800. This significant milestone has been reached in less than two decades, with the Irish low-cost carrier taking an average delivery of 25 737-800s per year since 1999. “Ryanair is proud to partner with Boeing and has operated an all-Boeing fleet since 1994,” said Ryanair’s Chief Operations Officer, Mick Hickey. “Our current order of 737-800s and the 737-MAX 200 ‘Gamechanger’ will allow us to grow our fleet to 585 aircraft and our passenger numbers to 200 million per annum by 2024, maintaining our… Read More

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