Posts Tagged ‘flight’

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter makes its first flight – Watch

[embedded content]  NASA hopes to score a 21st-century Wright Brothers moment on Monday as it attempts to send a miniature helicopter buzzing over the surface of Mars in what would be the first powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet. Landmark achievements in science and technology can seem humble by conventional measurements. The […]

NASA’s Mars helicopter makes first flight on another planet

Flight controllers in California confirmed Ingenuity’s brief hop after receiving data via the Perseverance rover, which stood watch more than 200 feet (65 meters) away. Ingenuity hitched a ride to Mars on Perseverance, clinging to the rover’s belly upon their arrival in an ancient river delta in February. The $85 million helicopter demo was considered […]

Israeli firm inks NIS 5.4 billion flight training deal with Greece

The Greek defense ministry signed a NIS 5.4 billion deal with an Israeli defense contractor for a flight simulation center for the Hellenic Air Force last week, the Defense Ministry announced Sunday. The move comes as part of deepening ties between Israel, Greece and Cyprus, amid shared concerns over Turkey’s increasingly aggressive actions in the […]

Pregnant Jewish Mother Kicked Off Flight for 2-year-old Not Wearing Mask

    In defense of their actions in Orlando, Florida on Monday, Spirit Airlines released a statement saying a video doesn’t show what it clearly shows. The Orthodox Jewish couple and their two children, one of them a special needs 7-year-old, were thrown off a flight because their two-year-old child was not wearing a mask […]

‘It’s thrilling, exciting and terrifying’: NASA prepares for first helicopter flight on Mars

Ingenuity hitched a ride to Mars nestled under the belly of the Perseverance rover, which landed on the Red Planet in February. The helicopter, which will only work for 31 days and can fly for 90 seconds max, is intended to demonstrate that flight is possible on another planet, which could open the door for […]

A Holocaust survivor shares her story on night flight

The Virgin Atlantic Heathrow-bound flight took off on time. An hour into the journey, the stewardess brought me my kosher meal. Luckily, the middle seat next to me remained empty. A rather stolid looking woman sat in the seat near the window. Two twinkly eyes in the midst of an owl-like face kept staring in […]

Vaccinated Israelis can now fly to Seychelles on direct flight

Israelis will soon be able to travel to the Seychelles Islands as the archipelagic island country will be offering direct flights from Tel Aviv as of Tuesday, March 23. Multiple flights per week between Tel Aviv and Mahé will be offered during the upcoming holidays, followed by three flights per week in the coming months, […]

Nearly 300 Ethiopians Arrive as New ‘Olim’ on Final Flight of ‘Operation Tzur Israel’

Dignitaries, including Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog (center-right) and Aliyah and Integration Minister Pnina Tamano-Shata (center), welcome new Ethiopian immigrants at Ben Gurion Airport on March 11, 2021. Photo: Government Press Office/Jewish Agency. JNS.org – Nearly 300 new immigrants from Ethiopia landed on Thursday at Ben-Gurion International Airport on the ninth and final flight of […]

Jordan confirms stalling flight approval for Netanyahu’s nixed UAE visit

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Last Ethiopian aliyah flight of Operation Rock of Israel arrives

The last flight of Operation Rock of Israel, the latest effort to bring the remainder of the Falash Mura community in Ethiopia to Israel landed this morning with some 300 new immigrants disembarking at Ben Gurion airport.  Aliyah and Absorption Minister Pnina Tamana Shata who led the government’s efforts to restart the immigration of the […]

Netanyahu’s UAE flight delayed over wife’s hospitalization, issues with Jordan

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Japanese billionaire seeks eight creatives for paid-for moon flight

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has invited eight members of the public to an all-expense paid expedition to the moon. The online fashion tycoon, 45, had originally said he wanted to take eight artists along for the ride on SpaceX’s Starship. In a video posted to Twitter on Wednesday, he broadened the selection, affirming that “every […]

WATCH: United Airlines Flight with Engine Failure Lands Safely

A United Airlines flight from Denver to Honolulu experienced engine failure shortly after takeoff from Denver International Airport Saturday, according to multiple videos of the incident. UA328, initially bound for Honolulu, quickly made its way back to Denver’s airport and landed safely after the pilots called “mayday” to air traffic control. —AUDIO FROM COCKPIT— Air […]

Arab spacecraft enters orbit around Mars on historic flight

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Flight Attendants In China Told To Wear Diapers To Prevent Spread Of Covid

Flight attendants in China have reportedly been urged to wear disposable diapers and to avoid using airplane bathrooms to help stop the spread of coronavirus. According to a CNN report, guidelines issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of China recommended that “cabin crew members wear disposable diapers and avoid using the lavatories, barring special circumstances […]

EU to give flight clearance to Boeing 737 MAX next week following similar moves in US and Brazil

The head of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has said the regulator will remove a ban on Boeing’s 737 MAX plane, which has seen the jet grounded for almost two years after it was involved in two deadly accidents. Speaking on Tuesday, EASA executive director Patrick Ky said the body would publish an […]

Flight passenger who assisted dying man with Covid-19 says he was given $200 credit for ‘inconvenience’

An emergency medical technician who administered CPR on a fellow passenger on a United Airlines flight said that the $200 voucher and phone call he received from the airline for the “inconvenience” felt like a “slap in the face”. The passenger later died of Covid-19, causing Tony Aldapa to fear that he had contracted the […]

Canada to allow return of Boeing 737 MAX service by lifting flight ban imposed after devastating crashes

The Boeing 737 MAX aircraft is set to return to service in Canada following a flight ban of almost two years, which was imposed after crashes that killed hundreds of people, the country’s transport regulator said on Monday. Transport Canada said in a statement that it will lift the ban on January 20, allowing “for […]

Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 missing near Jakarta, body parts, debris found

Indonesia detected signals on Sunday that could come from a flight recorder of a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the sea after taking off from the capital Jakarta, as human body parts and suspected pieces of the plane were retrieved. The Boeing 737-500 with 62 passengers and crew was headed to Pontianak in West […]

Your Dubai second home could be just a three-hour flight from Tel Aviv

Dubai is becoming one of the number one destinations for Israelis as new relations with the United Arab Emirates have rapidly expanded into a massive air bridge linking Tel Aviv and Dubai. With thousands pouring in every week on up to 10 flights a day, the question many are asking is what will come next. […]

Chinese aviation authority suggests flight attendants wear DIAPERS to avoid virus-ridden airplane toilets

Flight attendants should wear disposable diapers while in the air to avoid having to use pathogen-riddled airplane toilets, China’s civil aviation body has suggested in a seemingly extreme move to battle Covid-19 onboard. “It is recommended that the cabin crew wear disposable diapers and avoid using the toilet barring special circumstances, to avoid infection risk,” […]

American Airlines holds first passenger flight of 737 MAX in 2 years

Boeing Co’s 737 MAX on Wednesday will make its first public demonstration flight with members of the media since being grounded over fatal crashes, as one of its biggest customers, American Airlines, seeks to prove it is safe for passengers. The flight from the airline’s base in Dallas, Texas, to Tulsa, Oklahoma, comes weeks before […]

‘Embodiment of Peace’: First Israeli Commercial Flight Lands in Dubai

An Israir Airbus 320. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The first commercial flight by an Israeli airline from Tel Aviv to Dubai took place on Tuesday — another manifestation of the normalization agreement signed by Israel and the UAE earlier this year. Israir Flight 6H333 — an Airbus 320 carrying 170 passengers — took off from Ben-Gurion […]

First fully carbon-neutral cargo flight set to take off from Frankfurt airport

For the first time in commercial aviation history, a CO2-neutral cargo flight is set to take off from an airport. Lufthansa Cargo’s Boeing 777F will depart from Frankfurt, Germany on Sunday and head to Shanghai, China, with its fuel requirements using only Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). Peter Gerber, the CEO of Lufthansa Cargo, one of […]

Netanyahu welcomes first commercial flight from Dubai to Tel Aviv

Browse > Home / News / Netanyahu welcomes first commercial flight from Dubai to Tel Aviv November 27, 2020 by JNS Read on for article Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed the first commercial flight from Dubai to Tel Aviv at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Thursday. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a welcoming ceremony […]

UK Travel Agency Boycotts Qantas Over ‘No Vaccine, No Flight’ Policy

A UK travel agency has announced it will be boycotting Australian airline Qantas over its ‘no vaccine, no flight’ policy, saying travelers should have freedom of choice. Last week, Qantas CEO Alan Joyce announced the airline would implement a policy barring anyone who has not had the COVID-19 vaccine from using their service. “We are […]

European regulator a step closer to clearing Boeing 737 Max for flight again

European regulators have published a proposed airworthiness directive that could see the Boeing 737 Max fly cleared to fly again within weeks. The aircraft has been grounded for nearly two years after deadly crashes in 2018 and 2019. The publication of the directive by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on Tuesday begins a […]

UAE budget flight touches down in Israel for first time

A flydubai plane touched down Sunday in Israel for the first time, ahead of the state-owned Emirati airline’s launch of direct flights between Tel Aviv and Dubai. The flight, which was chartered, was set to ferry a group of 170 businessmen and other Israelis to the United Arab Emirates. It landed in Dubai hours later. […]

Spirit Airlines Flight Attendant Threatens to Have People Who Don’t Wear Mask Arrested, Put on No Fly List

CNN clown Don Lemon directly compared supporters of President Trump to drug addicts during a live broadcast Thursday. Lemon also laboured on the point that he has “had to get rid of” friends because of their support for Trump, particularly on the issue of not living in fear of COVID-19. “I have many people who […]

In first, UAE flight traverses Israeli skies en route to Abu Dhabi

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