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United Airlines shares sharply dropped following CEO’s warning

United Continental Holdings’s shares sharply dropped 11 percent on Thurday’s trade following the disappointing forecasts for the fourth quarter. The Airline CEO Oscar Munoz said the airline has “dug itself in a hole” in regards to its competition. The Airline announced disappointing forecast for the fourth quarter sighting heavy competition from low-cost carriers, higher fuel […]

Air Berlin pilots suspended over fly-by stunt

The Air Berlin pilots were suspended for the tight manoeuvre they performed before landing in the final flight at Duesseldorf Airport in Germany. The air traffic controllers at Duesseldorf Airport also were questioned by the German authorities regarding the pilot aborting the landing of the final flight of Air Berlin on Monday from Miami and […]

‘Ocean Infinity’ to resume MH370 Search

Government of Malaysia confirms that it has chosen US-based seabed exploration company ‘Ocean Infinity’ to resume the search for missing Malaysia Airlines MH370. Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 flight MH370 with 236 passengers on board vanished from the radar on its way to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur on 8 March 2014, believed to on the seabed of Indian […]

Airbus A330neo first flight took off few minutes ago at 9.56am LT

The A330neo first flight took off from Toulouse in France few minutes ago at 9.56am LT . The flight tracking number is AIB01TN  

Boeing rushing to hire back retirees.

Boeing is looking to hire back around 500 to 800 retired workers as it is facing staff shortage. Since 2012 Boeing has been shedding jobs from Seattle-area factories, which has swept away 24,000 jobs in the state of Washington. In 2017 alone Boeing cut 1805 jobs in the factories in Washington state. Though the decision […]

Hawaii’s Island Air filed for bankruptcy protection

Island Air, the Hawaii’s second-largest airline, filed for Chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy on Monday 16 October 2017. The Chapter 11 protected the airline from grounding the fleet and continue to fly. Island Air has been in business for 37 years, reported losing money for 17 straight quarters. The airline operate five Bombardier Q400s and five […]

Flybe plane’s tyre blew off during takeoff in Germany and Landed at Manchester Airport, UK

A passenger in a Flybe flight BE7212 filmed his plane making an “emergency landing” with the blow off tyre at Manchester Airport in UK. The tyre reportedly blew off during takeoff at Dusseldorf Airport in Germany and continued to fly and land at Manchester on 18 October 2017 at 11.am The plane landed safely and […]

PIA Probes the missing Airbus A310

Though technically an Airbus A310 belongs to PIA is missing since December 2016, the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmad told the Senate that the former acting chief executive officer (CEO) Bernd Hildenbrand had taken the plane with him when he left Pakistan. A senior PIA official said that the plane had been chartered […]

Thai Airways plans to add flights to US, if FAA upgrade its safety category.

Photo Credit: Rawipad Thai Airways plans to add flights to US after ICAO removed the airline’s ‘red flag’ status concerning safety. Two years ago in 2015, ICAO “red flagged” and downgraded Thailand aviation sector including airports for not meeting International Aviation safety standards, which barred airlines in Thailand to add new international routes though they […]

United Airlines retires B747s from its fleet

Photos Credit: GFB and United Airlines Boeing’s iconic jetliner ‘Boeing 747’, soon be in Aviation history books as Airliners are slowly phasing out the airplane that dominated the commercial aviation for decades. ‘Queen of the Skies’ revolutionised the long distance air travel when it was revealed back in 1969. According to flight global there are […]