Boeingâ€™s 737 Completion and Delivery Center in Zhoushan, China is set to deliver its first plane, a 737MAX. This is the first time that Boeing has extended the 737 production facilities overseas. Also it will be the first time Boeing delivers an aircraft at an overseas site. The newly-completed 737 airplane will be delivered to […]
Info: JACDEC Yakutia Airlines Boeing 737-800, aborted takeoff due to tailstrike during takeoff at Neryungri Airport (UELL), Russia on December 11 at 23:40LT. The flight to Krasnoyarsk with 108 onboard experienced a strong pitch-up tendency on takeoff, resulting in a tailstrike and causing extensive damage to the lower fuselage tail section. The aircraft safely aborted […]
Boeing Business Jets launched the BBJ 777X, that can fly more than half way around the world without stopping, farther than any business jet ever built. The new BBJ 777X redefines the ultra-long range VIP travel with its BBJ 777-8 and BBJ 777-9. The BBJ 777-8 offers the longest range of 11,645 nautical miles and […]
Ref: AvHerald Engine on Belavia Boeing 737-500, flight B2-845 from Minsk (Belarus) was damaged on landing at Kiev (Ukraine) airport. A post flight inspection showed a dent in the right hand engine inlet, as well as grass embedded in the right hand engine cowl. The return flight B2-846 was cancelled. The airport reported the Belavia […]
Royal Air Maroc is set to become the first African carrier to join â€śOneworldâ€ť. The Casablanca-based carrier will be the 14th member of OneWorld, when it joins in 2020. The airline plans to add 34 destinations to the Oneworld network, including Abidjan in Ivory Coast, Bamako in Mali and Cotonou in Benin.
Two US Marine Corps jets have crashed off the coast of Japan while refuelling during a training exercise, leaving seven US military personnel missing. “Search and rescue operations continue for a KC-130 and an F/A-18 that were involved in a mishap off of the coast of Japan around 2:00 a.m. Dec. 6.” tweet
Air New Zealand flight NZ26 landed at Chicago-Oâ€™Hare airport on November 30, 2018, which marked the carrierâ€™s first commercial nonstop longest flight ever. The Boeing 787-9, Flight NZ26, took off at 17:01 Auckland time and traveled roughly 8,200 miles, spending 14 hours, 32 minutes in the air and landed at Chicago-Oâ€™Hare, and pulled into gate […]
BAA Training, headquartered in Vilnius, Lithuania, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA) to start Henan-based Joint Venture aviation training company in China. As analyst forecast the tremendous need of commercial airline pilots, BAA Training and HNCA enter into agreement to produce highest quality aviation professionals. Henan-based […]
Info: JACDEC Zaporozhye Airlines, Yak-40 aircraft collided with a ground power unit after landing at Kiev-Zhulyany, Airport, Ukraine. The flight #MSI253 from Odessa received minor damage after a GPU vehicle car went under the wing of the aircraft and turned over. Visibility at the time was reduced by rain and mist.
Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) is exhibiting an ACJ319 at the MEBAA show, highlighting the comfort and space cabins in new-generation business jets. Operated by Acropolis Aviation of the UK, which is upgrading to an ACJ320neo for VVIP charter flights. â€śWhat you get in the cabin, and being able to fly when and where you want, […]