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NEWS Mar 09, 2024 Possible Oil Warning Light Issue Forces United Airlines Flight to Return to Chicago A United Airlines flight from Chicago-O'Hare (ORD) to Salt Lake City (SLC) was forced to return to Chicago due to a maintenance issue on March 9. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), there was a possible oil warning light issue. Read More →
NEWS Mar 09, 2024 Former Global Crossing CEO to Launch Air Flo, Featuring Airbus A220s A few weeks after his resignation as Chief Executive of U.S. operator Global Crossing Airlines, Ed Wegel reported his plans to initiate a new carrier operating Airbus A220s under the name of Air Flo. Read More →
NEWS Mar 08, 2024 United Airlines Airbus A320 Faces Hydraulic Issue, Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles A United Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) after the aircraft experienced a hydraulic system issue. Read More →
NEWS Mar 07, 2024 China Southern Airlines Flight Delayed Four Hours After Passenger Throws Coins in Aircraft Engine A China Southern Airlines flight from Sanya (SYX) to Beijing-Daxing (PKX) was delayed for over four hours after a passenger threw coins into the engine. This incident sheds light on other similar incidents that happened in China over the years. Read More →
NEWS Mar 05, 2024 Haiti's Gang Violence: Sky Cana Airbus A321 Shot While Landing in Port-au-Prince On the morning of February 29, an Airbus A321 was shot at upon arrival at Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP) in Haiti, damaging the fuselage. The aircraft, operated by Avion Express Malta on behalf of Dominican Airlines, managed to land safely with no reported injuries for the passengers onboard. Read More →
NEWS Mar 05, 2024 Pilot Helps Woman Deliver Baby During VietJet Flight From Taipei to Bangkok A Pilot for VietJet by the name of Jakarin Sararnrakskul, helped deliver a baby while he was flying from Taipei, Taiwan, to Bangkok, Thailand. Read More →
NEWS Mar 02, 2024 As Pressure Mounts, Boeing May be Forced to Purchase its Fuselage Supplier Spirit AeroSystems In the spotlight to improve its safety, Boeing is in discussions to acquire Spirit AeroSystems Inc., to reclaim control of its challenged former aerostructures unit and the main supplier that makes the bodies of the troubled 737 MAX planes. Read More →
NEWS Mar 01, 2024 QantasLink Launches Inaugural Airbus A220 Service From Melbourne to Canberra A new era has begun for QantasLink, the regional arm of Australian flag carrier Qantas. The airline has officially deployed its brand-new Airbus A220 into service, replacing the venerable Boeing 717. Read More →
NEWS Feb 28, 2024 Korean Air Will Give Three Airbus A350 Planes to T'way Air The proposed merger between Korean Air and Asiana Airlines requires a solution to prevent the combined carrier from having a monopoly in South Korea's aviation market. One solution suggested was to supply T'way Air, a South Korean low-cost carrier (LCC), with five Airbus A330-200s from the Korean Air fleet. However, reports indicate that Korean Air is considering giving three Airbus A350-900s from the Asiana fleet once the merger is complete. Read More →
ROUTES Feb 27, 2024 Delta Air Lines Adds Flights From Austin and Dallas/Fort Worth to Detroit for Total Solar Eclipse Delta Air Lines will offer special flights for astronomy enthusiasts interested in seeing the total solar eclipse on April 8. Delta will offer two flights that will follow the path of totality, traced on the Earth's surface by the moon's shadow. The flights will go from Austin (AUS) and Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to the airline's Detroit (DTW) hub on April 8. Read More →