Sydney Airport lead the number of wake turbulence incidents in Australia. – reported ATSB

In Australia, between 2012 and 2016, 179 wake turbulence occurrences were reported to the ATSB, with 78 of these occurring at Sydney Airport. In addition, seven of the eight minor injuries reported as being a result of a wake turbulence occurrences were at Sydney. Further, when compared with other major Australian airports (Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne […]

Jet airways will sell or sale-and-leaseback 16 aircraft it owns….

Jet airways will sell or sale-and-leaseback its 16 aircraft as part of resolution plan. said the chief financial officer Amit Agarwal during the airline’s earnings call on 15 February 2019. Last year November, the CFO said “The airline has identified six Boeing 777 aircraft, which it will sell to lessors under sale and leaseback and […]

British Airways first 747 in new BOAC livery, departed Dublin airport.

British Airways first 747 in new BOAC livery, ready for takeoff from Dublin Airport after a paint job. The flight BA100 left Dablin at 9:17AM local time, heading to London Heathrow. “BOAC has started taking delivery of its 747s – the fist is seen on arrival at Heathrow recently – but, because of the dispute […]

Sri Lankan airlines A330 suffered a tire burst when it ran over a taxiway light.

Sri Lankan airlines A330 suffered a tire burst when it ran over a taxiway light after landing. The flight UL 121 with 142 passengers departed Colombo, Sri Lanka at 7:15AM and landed at 8:51AM at Chennai Airport, in South India on 17 February 2019. No injuries were reported.

Jet Airways founder agreed at step down as board decided to give away majority shares to lenders.

Loss-making Jet Airways board agreed to give majority (50.1%) stake for its lenders. The board will allot 11.4 crore shares at an aggregate value of Re 1 to the lenders’ consortium led by State Bank of India whereby lenders will convert debt into equity at Rs 1. The conversion will bring down the founder Naresh […]

Virgin Australia appoints Paul Scurrah as Chief Executive Officer

Virgin Australia Holdings Limited today announced the appointment of Paul Scurrah as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Virgin Australia Group. Most recently, Paul has held CEO roles at DP World Australia and Queensland Rail, as well as Executive General Management roles at Aurizon, Flight Centre and Tourism Queensland. Mr Scurrah officially commences […]

Loganair secures collapsed Flybmi routes.

Loganair has confirmed that it secured five key routes operated by Flybmi before it filed for administration. The UK-based Flybmi filed for administration on Saturday, leaving 376 jobs at risk and hundreds of passengers stranded across the European cities. The routes secured by Loganair are; – Aberdeen to Bristol (commences 4th March) – Aberdeen to […]

British Airways first Boeing 747 in BOAC livery will land at Heathrow tomorrow.

British Airways first Boeing 747 Reg.G-BYGC flight #BA100 back in BOAC livery, will be landing at London Heathrow Airport tomorrow morning. Airline selected some aircraft to paint in retro liveries, as the carrier celebrates its centenary year in 2019. This is the first aircraft to receive a commemorative paintjob, in the 1964-1974 era British Overseas […]

UAE carriers have taken 54% of the Boeing deliveries to Middle East …

UAE carriers Emirates, Etihad, flydubai combined have taken delivery of 21 Boeing aircraft, which is 54% of Boeing deliveries to Middle East carries in 2018. Boeing delivered 39 airplanes in 2018 to regional customers in the Middle East, of which 21 were to three UAE carriers. Boeing said on Sunday. The deliveries to UAE carries […]

Hong Kong Airlines ending Hong Kong – Auckland flights…

Hong Kong Airlines said to terminate direct flights to New Zealand from 22 May 2019, when it ends nonstop flights to Auckland. “Hong Kong Airlines will suspend its scheduled service between Hong Kong and Auckland from 22 May 2019 following a review of its network and an adjustment of its business strategy,” said the airline […]