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NEWS Jun 18, 2024 Swiss Adds Shark Skin To Boeing 777s Sharks cannot fly, however, SWISS has adopted a special "shark skin" technology to some of its aircraft that is said to have immense benefits. The carrier has become the first airline in the world to deploy this innovative new technology on its aircraft. Read More →
NEWS May 21, 2024 VIDEO: Passenger Dies After Severe Turbulence on Singapore Airlines Flight One passenger has died onboard a Singapore Airlines flight after the aircraft hit patches of severe turbulence. Read More →
NEWS May 16, 2024 Emirates to Head Back to Nigeria in October. Emirates has announced the resumption of service between Dubai (DXB) and Lagos (LOS) in Nigeria starting on October 1st, 2024. The resumption of service comes after the resolution of a two year quarrel between Emirates and the Nigerian government Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Apr 15, 2024 Why the -300ER is Boeing's Best-Selling 777 Variant Since its maiden flight in 2003, the Boeing 777-300ER has become the best-selling variant of the Boeing 777 family. As of 2020, over 830 777-300ERs had been delivered to operators all around the world. Why is this? What made the 777-300ER so successful? Read More →
NEWS Mar 08, 2024 Osaka-Bound United Airlines Aircraft Loses Tire Shortly After Takeoff From San Francisco, Diverts to Los Angeles A United Airlines Boeing 777-200ER suddenly lost one of its tires while taking off from San Francisco. The flight was bound for Osaka, Japan, but was diverted to Los Angeles. Read More →
NEWS Mar 06, 2024 Ethiopian Airlines Becomes First African Carrier to Incorporate Boeing 777X into Fleet Ethiopian Airlines will become the first African carrier to have the Boeing 777X in its fleet. The airline agreed to purchase eight 777-9X aircraft, with options for up to 12 more on March 5. Read More →
NEWS Feb 26, 2024 Unruly Passenger Restrained After Fighting With Crew on Emirates Flight to Islamabad On February 24, an unruly passenger forced the cabin crew to intervene because of his violent actions on an Emirates Boeing B777-300 ER. The crew restrained him using cable ties during Emirates flight EK 614 from Dubai (DXB) to Islamabad (ISB). Emirates also confirmed the event's occurrence in an official statement. Read More →
ROUTES Feb 22, 2024 American Airlines Launches Nonstop Flights Between New York-JFK and Tokyo-Haneda American Airlines confirmed and announced the schedule for its route between John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND) on February 21. This announcement comes almost one month after the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) tentatively approved the route. American will use its Boeing 777-200ERs for the transpacific route. Read More →
ROUTES Feb 20, 2024 Emirates Announces Route to Bogotá With Stopover in Miami Emirates will enter the Colombian market by offering a flight from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to El Dorado International Airport (BOG) in Bogotá starting in June. The route will strengthen the relationship between Colombia and the Arab world. The proposed flight would include the operation of a Boeing 777-200LR and 777-300ER aircraft, with a designated stopover in Miami (MIA) as part of the route. Read More →
NEWS Feb 16, 2024 Air India Under Fire as 80-Year-Old Passenger Collapses and Dies After Not Receiving Requested Wheelchair An 80-year-old man died at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (BOM) after not receiving his requested wheelchair on February 12. The man had arrived in Mumbai from New York (JFK) and needed a wheelchair to leave the airport. However, high demand for wheelchairs meant he could not get assistance, and he eventually collapsed at the immigration counter. Read More →