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Hadi Ahmad Lifelong aviation enthusiast raised in Central Illinois. 777 is the best plane BTW.
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NEWS Jan 15, 2024 Alaska Airlines Passengers Sue Boeing Despite $1500 Offering Passengers onboard Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 have filed a lawsuit against Boeing following the harrowing incident involving the operating Boeing 737 MAX 9. This lawsuit comes despite Alaska Airlines having offered monetary compensation to passengers. 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 →
INFORMATIONAL Jan 11, 2024 A380F: Could There Be an Airbus A380 Freighter Variant? As many older-generation passenger aircraft retire and get replaced by newer jets, a popular post-retirement move is converting these planes into freighters. The industry has witnessed this scenario with the Airbus A330, Boeing 767, and the 747, with the latter being specially designed with freighter conversion in mind. However, as the era of quad jets slowly concludes, many wonder if the Airbus A380 will ever see the possibility of freighter conversion. Read More →
NEWS Jan 10, 2024 Passenger Falls Out of Air Canada 777 After Opening Exit Door An Air Canada flight from Toronto to Dubai was delayed after a passenger opened an exit door and subsequently fell onto the apron. Read More →
NEWS Jan 10, 2024 "I am the Devil": Unruly Passenger Forces Diversion of Boston-Bound JetBlue Flight to Orlando Incidents involving unruly passengers onboard flights have continuously been rising, with record incidents reported in 2023. We're barely into 2024 and another major inflight disruption has been making headlines nationwide. This time, it involves a passenger onboard a JetBlue flight. Read More →
ROUTES Jan 06, 2024 Air India to Dallas/Fort Worth? New U.S. Services in 2024 International Expansion Many people have been requesting nonstop service from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to India for several years. These years of waiting appear to have finally paid off. Recently leaked information suggests Air India intends to initiate service to DFW and six other international destinations this year. Read More →
NEWS Jan 06, 2024 Alaska Airlines 737 Experiences "Explosive" Decompression, Loses Window Panel During Flight An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 9 was forced to return to Portland shortly after departure after experiencing a rapid decompression. The flight was bound for Ontario, California. Read More →
NEWS Jan 04, 2024 Man Dies After Climbing into Delta A220 Engine in Salt Lake City On New Year's Day, a man was found dead inside the engine of a Delta Air Lines A220 as the aircraft was awaiting de-icing at Salt Lake City International Airport. It is believed that Enfiger somehow breached an emergency exit door after clearing TSA at the airport. He then made his way onto the apron and climbed into the engine of a Delta aircraft. Enfiger was found unconscious in the engine 20 minutes later. Read More →
NEWS Jan 01, 2024 Passengers Restrained on American Airlines and Qantas Flights After Dramatic Outbursts At approximately the same time, two unrelated incidents involved disciplinary actions against unruly passengers. The first incident occurred on an American Airlines flight on December 30, while the second occurred on a Qantas flight the following day. Cases involving unruly passengers have been rising since the pandemic, with these incidents increasing by 47% from 2021 to 2022. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jan 01, 2024 Children in the Cockpit: The Crash of Aeroflot Flight 593 The idea of having children visit the cockpit of an aircraft raises few eyebrows nowadays due to the assumption that the plane is not in flight and the pilots, who are not occupied with controlling the plane, have allowed the visit. The narrative understandably changes when the scenario changes to the aircraft being in flight. Having children or any otherwise unauthorized individual visiting the cockpit during this time is a risky endeavor. Such a scenario was present in the tragic case of Aeroflot Flight 593. Read More →