Here’s some video, from Reuters, that shows the damage to the engine. It’s crazy to think that the engine was dropping debris like that over Indonesia. It appears that Qantas has decided to ground all of their A380s while they figure out what happened to cause the uncontained engine failure. Lufthansa has said that they […]
Note: This article was translated from its original French. The cargo subsidiary of Etihad Airways has officially taken delivery of its first Airbus A330-200 Freighter. The actual acceptance ceremony took plane on August 9 at Toulouse (and not during the high-profile ceremony at Farnborough 2010). After the ceremony, the aircraft flew on to its new […]
I think this is a brilliant concept for a commercial. I’ve never flown on Germanwing, nor have I flown on EasyJet, so I have no first hand experience with either airline.
The airline was 70% owned by the government of Ghana. There are rumors that the airline is awaiting a payment from the government in order to resume operations, but it’s just a rumor at this point.
The fifth plane in the fleet, known as ZA005, the first powered by the new GEnx engines, took it’s first flight today from Paine Field. The coolest thing about this event, is that I got to watch it in real time thanks to a real time Qik feed from Airline Reporter. Sure, it was a […]
FlyDubai has announced a new daily service to Kabul, Afghanistan starting on June 2nd. Pakistan International Airlines and India Airlines already operate regular flights to Kabul which seems to be one of the new “it” destinations of the middle east. Photo by: Drewski2112 The Dubai based low cost carrier will also add flights to Lucknow […]
Air-India Express VT-AXD, originally uploaded by Rick Schlamp. It looks like the initial reports are blaming pilot error in the crash of the Air India Express Boeing 737-800 that crashed that killed 158 of the 166 people on board on May 22nd, 2010. Of course, the investigation is just barely getting started but the press […]
Ryanair reports that two of its Boeing 737-800s had been grounded due to engine damage caused by volcanic ash. The planes were flying between London Stansted and Belfast when they were damaged. Photo Credit: Mikelo The planes completed their flights as scheduled, but were later grounded so the airline could complete the manufacturer recommended repairs. […]