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ARKIA has taken delivery of the world’s first Airbus A321LR..

Photo: Hambung Aviation Israeli Airline ARKIA has taken delivery of the first A321LR, becoming the launch operator of the World’s most flexible and capable large single aisle aircraft ever. The A321LR is the latest version of the best selling A321 Family and allows operators the flexibility to fly Long Range (LR) operations of up to […]

Boeing failed to inform the pilots about the new stall recovery system (MCAS) on 737MAX, which linked to Lion Air crash..

Southwest and American Airlines pilots flying Boeing 737MAX says that they were “kept in the dark” about the new “Manoeuvring Characteristics Augmentation System” on 737MAX, that linked to the Lion Air 737MAX crash last month. Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, said in an interview Monday the airline and the pilots “were […]

Delta A350-900 rejected takeoff at high speed to avoid runway collision.

A Japan Airlines Boeing 787-900, reg JA869J, flight JL-873 from Tokyo Narita (Japan) to Shanghai Pudong (China), had landed on Shanghai’s runway 34R, vacated the runway to the left at the last turn off and crossed runway 34L just before the runway end on 13 Nov, 2018. A Delta Airlines Airbus A350-900, reg N501DN, flight […]

LATAM Airbus A320-200 flight LA487, windshield cracked due to hail…

LATAM Chile, Airbus A320-200 flight LA487, from Cordoba to Santiago de Chile. enchanted a severe hailstorm shortly after takeoff. The aircraft returned to land on runway 23 at CĂłrdoba’s Pajas Blancas Airport in Argentina with cracked windshield. No injuries reported.

Saudi Arabia’s first low-cost airline, has taken delivery of its first A320neo…

Flynas, Saudi Arabia’s first low-cost airline, has taken delivery of its first of 80 A320neo Family aircraft on order. This follows an agreement signed in January 2017, with deliveries scheduled to take place from 2018 to 2026. Flynas is the first operator in Saudi Arabia to acquire the A320neo and currently operates a fleet of […]

Air New Zealand Boeing 777-300 horizontal stabiliser damaged after being hit by another plane…

Air New Zealand Boeing 777-300 horizontal stabiliser was damaged after another aircraft struck from behind at Los Angeles Airport. The Flight NZ5 from Los Angeles to Auckland was parked at the gate and waiting for boarding 285 passengers, when it was hit by another aircraft. The aircraft has been grounded and Air New Zealand engineers […]

A Flybe pilot won an “unfair dismissal” claim at an employment tribunal.

A Flybe pilot won an “unfair dismissal” claim at an employment tribunal. First officer Matthew Guest, had been flying with Flybe for seven years, began to suffer anxiety after being promoted and switched to different type of Aircraft in 2014. He was promoted from flying Bombardier Dash 8 turboprops to Embraer 175 and 195 “Ejets”, […]

Engine fan cowls detached and dropped from Vueling A320 flight VY1431…

Engine fan cowls detached and dropped from Vueling flight VY1431 on October 25, 2018. Two fan cowls of the no.1 (left) IAE V2527-A5 engine on Vueling Airbus A320-200, with 120 passengers, detached and dropped during taking off from the Bilbao Airport in Spain. The aircraft departed at 07:07 LT, but the crew notice the issue […]

Air Transport Services Group acquired all Boeing operator, Omni Air for $845 million.

Air Transport Services Group,(NASDAQ:ATSG) has completed the previously announced acquisition of Omni Air, a passenger and charter services provider, along with related entities, for $845 million. The facility is secured by substantially all of ATSG’s Boeing 777, 767 and 757 aircraft. Omni Air is a leading provider of passenger airlift services to the U.S. Department […]

Lion Air 737MAX crash – investigators have not yet found the Cockpit Voice Recorder….

Lion Air Boeing 737MAX crash investigators have not yet found the Cockpit Voice Recorder, but said to release the preliminary report on 28 or 29 November 2018. Komite Nasional Keselamatan Transportasi, (KNKT) of Indonesia said on Monday that it will publish the report over the internet, one month after the accident. The agency has recovered […]