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INFORMATIONAL Jan 05, 2024 FlySafair: The World's Most On-Time Low-Cost Airline FlySafair, a South African low-cost carrier, has been named the most on-time low-cost airline in the world by aviation analytics company Cirium. This is a remarkable achievement for the airline, which has only been operating since 2014. Read More →
NEWS Dec 27, 2023 Lufthansa Embraces the Boeing 737 MAX in a 28-Year Reunion In a surprising move that facilitated discussion across the aviation industry, Lufthansa, the iconic German carrier, has reignited a long-dormant partnership with Boeing. After a 28-year break, Lufthansa placed a firm order for 40 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, with the potential to expand to a fleet of 100 through additional options. This decision marks a significant shift in strategy for Lufthansa, which has primarily relied on Airbus for its short- and medium-haul operations in recent years. Read More →
NEWS Dec 12, 2023 Engine Failure Prompts Ryanair 737 MAX to Make Emergency Landing in Portugal The week has barely started, and we are already in for a ride. This morning at around 9:20 am (local time) in the South of Portugal a Ryanair Boeing 737 MAX 8, was forced to make an emergency landing at Faro Airport in Portugal. Ryanair flight (FR1249) carrying 164 passengers between Manchester, UK and Tenerife, Spain, suffered an engine failure, forcing the pilots to make an emergency landing at Gago Coutinho Airport (FAO) in southern Portugal. Read More →
NEWS Nov 13, 2023 FlyDubai Orders First Widebody Aircraft at Dubai Air Show The 2023 Dubai Air Show has kicked off on a very high note. Amid all the notable attendees, there are many exciting news topics that have arisen. FlyDubai turned heads when the airline announced its first-ever widebody aircraft order in its history. Read More →
NEWS Oct 25, 2023 The Rise of Air India Express: New Livery and Ambitious Growth Many tend to overlook Air India Express, the low-cost arm of Indian flag carrier Air India. However, the subsidiary has embarked on a new chapter in its history much like its parent company. Following Air India's massive rebrand and introduction of a new brand identity, Air India Express has also unveiled its own new livery in addition to ambitious growth plans. Read More →
NEWS Oct 24, 2023 Smartavia Boeing 737 Skids Off Runway in Russia A Smartavia Boeing 737 overran the runway in Perm, Russia, on October 24. That morning, the flight, operated by a Boeing 737-800 as flight 5N583, was en route from Saint Petersburg to Perm, a busy domestic flight in Russia. The aircraft had 180 passengers onboard, in addition to six crewmembers. No injuries were reported. Read More →
NEWS Oct 04, 2023 Air Tanzania Receives Its First Boeing 737 MAX Tanzania's state-owned flag carrier, Air Tanzania, received its first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on October 3. The airline is the first African carrier to receive the 737 MAX amid growing travel demand across West Africa, Southern Africa, and India. Read More →
NEWS Aug 26, 2023 Alaska Airlines Aircraft Damaged After Hard Landing in Stormy Weather No one was injured when an Alaska Airlines flight made a rough landing at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana/Orange County, CA (KSNA) at 23:15 local time in the midst of the remnants of Hurricane Hilary. The 14-year-old Boeing 737-800, registered as N516AS, was operating flight AS1288 from Seattle with 106 passengers and six crew members. Read More →
NEWS Jul 29, 2023 American Airlines Receives 50th 737 MAX American Airlines has long been one of the world's largest operators of the Boeing 737. At present, the carrier operates over 300 examples of the 737-800 alone. Recently, the carrier inducted its 50th 737 MAX as Boeing slowly reacclimatizes to more aircraft deliveries. Read More →
ROUTES Jul 16, 2023 All You Need to Know About Southwest's New Routes to Orlando Major American Low-cost airline Southwest is launching four new routes to Orlando, Florida. Read More →