Tag: 737-800

China Airlines Boeing 737 Bursts Both Left Main Tyres on Landing

Reading Time: 1 minute A China Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Manila (Philippines) to Kaohsiung (Taiwan) with 98 people on board, bursts both left main tyres on landing. Aircraft landed on Kaohsiung’s runway 09 but burst both left hand main tyres on roll out. The aircraft became disabled about 2100 meters/6890 feet past the runway threshold. The passengers disembarked […]

Transavia Boeing 737-800 Faces Flaps Problem

Reading Time: 1 minute A Transavia Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Malaga (Spain) to Rotterdam (Netherlands), experienced flaps problem. Aircraft was on final approach to Rotterdam’s runway when the crew initiated a go around reporting a flaps problem. The crew subsequently decided to divert to Amsterdam (Netherlands). The crew declared emergency reporting the flaps were not responding, they needed to […]

UTair Boeing 737 Experiences Gear Problem Due to Bird Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute A UTair Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Sochi to Moscow Vnukovo (Russia) with 176 people on board, experienced gear problem due to bird strike. Aircraft was climbing out of Sochi’s runway when the crew stopped the climb due to a problem with the landing gear and decided to divert to Krasnodar (Russia), located about 100nm north […]

American Airlines Boeing 737-800 Hits Tail On Departure

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Dallas to Washington, departed Dallas’ runway when the tail of the aircraft contacted the runway surface prompting the crew to stop the climb at 5000 feet and return to Dallas for a safe landing about 20 minutes after departure. The FAA reported the aircraft sustained unknown damage […]

Ryanair Drops Nose Wheel In London While Taking Off

Reading Time: 1 minute A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, performing a flight from London Stansted, EN (UK) to Copenhagen (Denmark) with 182 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of Stansted’s runway 22 when the crew stopped the climb at FL170 after ATC told them they had lost a wheel on departure. The crew decided to divert to East Midlands, EN […]

Ukraine’s UIA Receives Brand-New Boeing 737-800

Reading Time: 1 minute Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), the country’s flag carrier, has taken delivery of another single-aisle Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The airframe, registration code UR-PSW, was ferried directly from the manufacturing plant in Seattle. The airliner seats 186 passengers in a two-class cabin layout. It is the 39th airframe in the company’s fleet. The aircraft is to begin […]

Boeing Delivers 450th Next-Generation 737-800 to Ryanair

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Ryanair celebrated the delivery of the airline’s 450th Next-Generation 737-800. This significant milestone has been reached in less than two decades, with the Irish low-cost carrier taking an average delivery of 25 737-800s per year since 1999. “Ryanair is proud to partner with Boeing and has operated an all-Boeing fleet since 1994, said […]

Boeing Celebrates Delivery of Belavia’s First Next-Generation 737-800

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Belavia, the national airline company of Belarus, celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first Next-Generation 737-800 purchased directly from the manufacturer. The airplane, featuring a new distinct livery, completed its delivery flight and arrived overnight in Minsk. Belavia selected the 737-800 based on business objectives set by the airline – cost efficiency and […]

Boeing Set to Announce New Business at Farnborough Show

Reading Time: 1 minute New airliner orders are expected to be on the light side for this year’s Farnborough International Airshow but Boeing is still set to be in the money with more than a dozen deals expected to be announced here over the next three days. Five of the new contracts will likely be with Chinese carriers, including Xiamen […]

Alaska Airlines With First FAA-Approved Flight Simulator

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last week, Alaska Airlines became the first commercial airline in the world to receive FAA certification of an enhanced full-stall model in a flight simulator, which helps pilots train to recognize and recover from a full aerodynamic stall. While this type of mid-air stall is extremely rare, simulator training helps pilots prepare for worst-case scenarios. […]