Small Plane Crash Kills 2 Civilians at Florida Air Force Base

June 24th, 2011 | Other accidents

June 24, 2011 Two civilians died in the twilight hours of Thursday morning when a small Beechcraft plane crashed near a runway at Eglin Air Force Base in Eglin, Florida. The plane was piloted by a retired Air Force Colonel who lived in Shalimar and had rented the plane—a Beechcraft C24R Sierra–through Eglin’s Aero Club.… Read More

Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Earn Highest Customer Satisfaction Ratings

June 10th, 2011 | Aviation accident

June 10, 2011 A new study finds that customers’ satisfaction with airlines is improving while their dissatisfaction with fees continues to grow. The J.D. Power and Associates 2011 North America Airline Satisfaction Study found that in 2011 overall customer satisfaction with airlines improved to an average of 683 on a 1,000-point scale; that’s up 10… Read More