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An airline pilot explains how difficult it would be to steal a plane

AN AIRLINE PILOT EXPLAINS HOW DIFFICULT IT WOULD BE TO STEAL A PLANE

Youtube/Handout via REUTERS Horizon Air employee Richard Russell stole one of the airline's Bombardier Q400 aircraft on Friday. Russell...

The airline employee who stole a plane from the Seattle airport cracked jokes, complimented air traffic control, and apologized for making a fuss before fatally crashing on to an island

THE AIRLINE EMPLOYEE WHO STOLE A PLANE FROM THE SEATTLE AIRPORT CRACKED JOKES, COMPLIMENTED AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL, AND APOLOGIZED FOR MAKING A FUSS BEFORE FATALLY CRASHING ON TO AN ISLAND

Youtube/Handout via REUTERS Airline ground agent Richard Russell stole an empty Horizon Air plane on Friday night from Sea-Tac International...

 
 
 
The airline employee who stole a plane from the Seattle airport and fatally crashed onto a small island was not a licensed pilot

THE AIRLINE EMPLOYEE WHO STOLE A PLANE FROM THE SEATTLE AIRPORT AND FATALLY CRASHED ONTO A SMALL ISLAND WAS NOT A LICENSED PILOT

Airline ground agent Richard Russell stole an empty Horizon Air plane on Friday night from Sea-Tac International Airport and fatally...

The theft of an empty plane from Sea-Tac Airport highlights one of the biggest potential perils for commercial air travel - airline or airport employees causing mayhem

THE THEFT OF AN EMPTY PLANE FROM SEA-TAC AIRPORT HIGHLIGHTS ONE OF THE BIGGEST POTENTIAL PERILS FOR COMMERCIAL AIR TRAVEL - AIRLINE OR AIRPORT EMPLOYEES CAUSING MAYHEM

Richard Russell, an airline ground agent at Sea-Tac International Airport, stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane and fatally crashed...

 
 
 
Officials: Man Who Stole, Crashed Plane Had Clearance, Wasn't Pilot

OFFICIALS: MAN WHO STOLE, CRASHED PLANE HAD CLEARANCE, WASN'T PILOT

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Investigators worked to find out how an airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from...

F-15Cs break sound barrier to intercept stolen airliner out of Seattle airport in bizarre incident

F-15CS BREAK SOUND BARRIER TO INTERCEPT STOLEN AIRLINER OUT OF SEATTLE AIRPORT IN BIZARRE INCIDENT

US Air Force Two 15-Cs broke the sound barrier to intercept a stolen airliner out of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday...

 
 
 
An Airline Employee Who Stole an Airplane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Was Chased by Military Planes Before Crashing

AN AIRLINE EMPLOYEE WHO STOLE AN AIRPLANE FROM SEATTLE-TACOMA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS CHASED BY MILITARY PLANES BEFORE CRASHING

This Friday night, August 10, an empty Horizon Airlines plane crashed after it was stolen by a ground employee from Seattle-Tacoma...

Alaska Airlines says 'unauthorized takeoff' of plane occurred

ALASKA AIRLINES SAYS 'UNAUTHORIZED TAKEOFF' OF PLANE OCCURRED

Alaska Airlines says an unauthorized take-off of a plane occurred.

 
 
 
Plane stolen by 'suicidal' airline employee crashes near Seattle

PLANE STOLEN BY 'SUICIDAL' AIRLINE EMPLOYEE CRASHES NEAR SEATTLE

Officials say an Alaska Airlines plane stolen by an airline employee has crashed in Washington state.

Plane stolen by airline mechanic from Washington State Airport crashes

PLANE STOLEN BY AIRLINE MECHANIC FROM WASHINGTON STATE AIRPORT CRASHES

The aviation officials at Sea-Tac International Airport say an Alaska Airlines plane stolen by an airline employee has crashed in Washington...

 
 
 
Live updates: Airplane taken from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport crashes

LIVE UPDATES: AIRPLANE TAKEN FROM SEATTLE-TACOMA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT CRASHES

A Horizon Q400 made an unauthorized takeoff from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday night and crashed in the south Puget...

Plane with only an airline employee aboard crashes after unauthorized takeoff in Seattle, airport says

PLANE WITH ONLY AN AIRLINE EMPLOYEE ABOARD CRASHES AFTER UNAUTHORIZED TAKEOFF IN SEATTLE, AIRPORT SAYS

The plane went down on Ketron Island, which is about 40 miles southwest of the airport, the sheriff's office said.

 
 
 
United Airlines is being sued for allegedly failing to stop a pilot who shared explicit photos of a flight attendant

UNITED AIRLINES IS BEING SUED FOR ALLEGEDLY FAILING TO STOP A PILOT WHO SHARED EXPLICIT PHOTOS OF A FLIGHT ATTENDANT

Leon Neal/Getty Images The US government is suing United Airlines for allegedly failing to stop one of its pilots from posting explicit...

Striking pilots ground 400 Ryanair flights affecting thousands

STRIKING PILOTS GROUND 400 RYANAIR FLIGHTS AFFECTING THOUSANDS

Ryanair pilot strike led to the grounding of almost 400 flights that were scheduled for Friday. The Irish airline, Europe's largest...

 
 
 
Transatlantic flight makes emergency landing after smoke noticed on board

TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT MAKES EMERGENCY LANDING AFTER SMOKE NOTICED ON BOARD

A Transatlantic flight had to opt for an emergency landing at Shannon Airport this morning after the crew had reported that they had...

Aeroflot adds new flights on Moscow-Phuket route

AEROFLOT ADDS NEW FLIGHTS ON MOSCOW-PHUKET ROUTE

Aeroflot is increasing flight frequency on its route to Phuket, one of Thailand's main tourist destinations. The additional flights...

 
 
 
Only 14% of Ryanair passengers got compensation for delays in 2017

ONLY 14% OF RYANAIR PASSENGERS GOT COMPENSATION FOR DELAYS IN 2017

An investigation by consumer group Which? has revealed that only 496 claims against the Irish-based airline out of over 3,600 resulted...

Qatar Airways Is The Official Airline Partner Of The 2018 Dublin Horse Show

QATAR AIRWAYS IS THE OFFICIAL AIRLINE PARTNER OF THE 2018 DUBLIN HORSE SHOW

Qatar Airways is pleased to sponsor the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Ireland at the Stena Line Dublin Horse Show as the Official...

 
 
 
Celebrate India's 72nd Independence Day with Jet Airways Global Fare Sale

CELEBRATE INDIA'S 72ND INDEPENDENCE DAY WITH JET AIRWAYS GLOBAL FARE SALE

Jet Airways, India's premier full service international airline, today announced a special nine day global fare sale to celebrate India's...

8 fall travel hot spots for millennials, according to an online travel agency - plus when you should book your flight

8 FALL TRAVEL HOT SPOTS FOR MILLENNIALS, ACCORDING TO AN ONLINE TRAVEL AGENCY - PLUS WHEN YOU SHOULD BOOK YOUR FLIGHT

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...