The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus Model A318, A319, A320, and A321 series airplanes.
A Cebu Pacific jet skidded off the runway after landing at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Philippines) yesterday damaging several runway lights before coming to a stop back on the runway surface. ‘The aircraft skidded to the right portion of the runway after flight 5J448 landed at 4:16pm from Iloilo on Thursday, June 13, amid heavy […]
A British Airways jet en route to Oslo, Norway returned to London Heathrow Airport this morning when both engines suffered major mechanical issues. British Airways Flight 762, an Airbus A319 with 75 passengers on board, was climbing out of Heathrow when the left side engine lost the cowling doors after an apparent loud bang. Reports […]
A Spirit Airlines flight bound for Dallas Ft. Worth (DFW) on Friday morning turned around and made an emergency landing at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport (FLL) due to a bird strike.
A United Airlines jet made an emergency landing at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday due to a hydraulic issue. United Flight 378, an Airbus A319 with 102 passengers and 5 crew, landed safely with no injuries reported. There is no information whether the plane was taken out of service.
Frontier Airlines announced today that it is launching new seasonal service from its Denver, Colo. (DEN) hub to Eugene, OR (EUG) starting May 16, 2013, and resuming year-round service from Denver (DEN) to Fresno, CA (FAT) starting May 17, 2013. “We are excited to offer our low fares to residents in California and Oregon and to […]
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United Airlines has introduced onboard satellite-based Wi-Fi internet connectivity on the first of its international widebody aircraft, becoming the first U.S.-based international carrier to offer customers the ability to stay connected while traveling on long-haul overseas routes. The aircraft, a Boeing 747 outfitted with Panasonic Avionics Corporation’s Ku-band satellite technology, serves trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific routes. […]
An S7 Airlines plane skidded off the runway after landing on Saturday at Rostov Airport in Russia and came to rest on soft ground. Local media reports the S7 Airbus A319 stopped some 40 yards off the runway after landing in snowy weather. The plane had 50 passengers and 3 crew aboard…no one was reported hurt. […]
An EasyJet plane flying from Geneva to Edinburgh on Monday diverted to Luton Airport when an oil leak forced the pilots to shut down one of its engines.