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NEWS Feb 05, 2024 Houston-Bound Lufthansa Airbus A330 Flight Returns to Frankfurt After Engine Failure On January 31, a Lufthansa Airbus A330-300, operating on flight LH440 from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), experienced an engine malfunction. After being airborne for only two hours, the aircraft was forced to return to Frankfurt. Read More →
NEWS Feb 02, 2024 Delta Air Lines Adds New First Class Seats on Boeing 737-800s, Expands Delta One on Airbus A350-900s Delta Air Lines will update the cabins on its Airbus A350-900 aircraft and select Boeing 737-800 planes over the coming months. The airline aims to improve the onboard experience for passengers, especially those flying in its premium cabin classes. The updated cabins will appear on the first 737-800s and A350-900s in February and the summer, respectively. Read More →
ROUTES Jan 31, 2024 Air France Adds Flights From Los Angeles for Cannes Film Festival and Monaco Formula 1 Race The annual Cannes International Film Festival is a coveted event welcoming guests from all over the world. Similarly, the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix is one of the most popular racing events held annually around the same time. To meet demand for both the festival and the Monaco Grand Prix, Air France has announced special flights from Los Angeles for passengers interested in attending either event. Read More →
NEWS Jan 29, 2024 Icelandair Adds More Airbus A321neos to Replace Boeing 757 Fleet Icelandair, a long-time operator of the Boeing 757, has signaled the imminent end of its Boeing 757s as it recently confirmed a lease for two Airbus A321neo jets. These aircraft are expected to join the fleet in the second half of 2025, bringing Icelandair's order book for this aircraft type to seven examples. This event follows the recent additions of Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 9 jets. Read More →
NEWS Jan 29, 2024 Six People Hospitalized After American Airlines Flight Makes Hard Landing in Hawaii The hard landing of an American Airlines flight at Kahului Airport (OGG) in Maui led to six people being hospitalized on January 27. American Airlines flight 271 (AA 271) flew from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and landed at the main airport serving Maui at approximately 2:00 p.m. local time. The hard landing created minor injuries for one passenger and five flight attendants. All six people were later released from the hospital. Read More →
NEWS Jan 26, 2024 Virgin Atlantic Flight Grounded After Passenger Spots Four Missing Bolts on Wing On January 15, a Virgin Atlantic flight from Manchester Airport (MAN) to New York City's JFK Airport (JFK) was canceled moments before takeoff after an observant passenger spotted four missing bolts on the Airbus A330's wing. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jan 25, 2024 How Boeing's Race for Profits Created Safety and Quality Issues Once a symbol of American aviation prowess, Boeing is in a tailspin of controversy and financial woes. The once-unthinkable prospect of a competitor like Airbus surpassing its market dominance now looms large, fueled by troubling revelations that point to a company prioritizing profits over safety and quality. Read More →
NEWS Jan 17, 2024 Lufthansa Grounds Two Airbus A321 Freighters After Cracks Discovered in Fuselages After discovering a crack in their fuselages, Lufthansa Cargo recently grounded two Airbus A321 Freighters (A321Fs). This issue is a first for the aircraft type and has brought concerns related to the A321Fs' passenger-to-cargo conversion design. Read More →
NEWS Jan 12, 2024 Boeing 737 MAX Woes Pile Up, Raising Safety Concerns About the Company as a Whole While many are concentrating on the MAX series, the future of the entire company is in the spotlight. Boeing as a whole seems to be losing consumer confidence, with many passengers now refusing to fly on B737 MAX planes. Read More →
NEWS Jan 12, 2024 Delta Air Lines Confirms New Order for the Airbus A350-1000 Delta Air Lines has never been vocal about the new aircraft it plans to procure to replace its aging widebody aircraft, specifically the Boeing 767s. However, Delta has revealed its future plans after confirming an order for the Airbus A350-1000. Read More →