Tag: Airbus A320

Fumes Appear on Board of the Spirit Airbus A320

Spirit Airlines Airbus A320, registration N602NK performing flight from Atlantic City to Ft. Myers, was climbing out of Atlantic City when fumes developed on board and dissipated again. The aircraft continued to Fort Myers, on descent the fumes developed again causing the flight attendants to suffer from dizziness, headaches and severe coughing, a number of […]

Aeroflot A320 Passenger’s Powerbank Catches Fire

An Aeroflot Airbus A320-200, registration VQ-BPU performing flight SU-1182 from Moscow Sheremtyevo to Volgograd (Russia) with 150 passengers and 7 crew, had safely landed in Volgograd and had taxied to the apron. While waiting for the disembarkation of passengers a passenger’s powerbank suffered a thermal runaway and caught fire. Surrounding passengers poured bottles of water […]

Global MRO Spend To Hit $115 Billion By 2028

In its 18th annual Fleet & MRO Forecast, Oliver Wyman predicts a bright future for the commercial aftermarket with annual spend set to increase by 48% from 2018 through to 2028. The commercial MRO industry is valued by the consultancy at $77.4 billion in 2018 and this figure is expected to ascend quickly. In just […]

S7 Airlines Airbus A320 Descends Below Profile on Approach

S7 Airlines Airbus A320, performing flight from Novosibirsk to Irkutsk (Russia), was on approach to Irkutsk’s runway 12 cleared to descend to 600 meters (2000 feet AGL), before the aircraft intercepted the glideslope the controller cleared the flight to descend to 450 meters (1500 feet AGL), the aircraft however continued to descend below that cleared […]

Wizz Air A320 Rejects Takeoff Twice Due to Disagreeing Airspeeds

Wizz Air Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Brussels Charleroi to Cluj, had been de-iced and was accelerating for takeoff when the crew rejected takeoff at low speed due to disagreeing airspeeds. The aircraft returned to the apron, was de-iced a second time, taxied to the runway and rejected takeoff a second time. A passenger reported […]

LATAM Brasil A320 Strikes Its Tail on Landing

LATAM Brasil Airbus A320, performing flight from Rio de Janeiro Galeao to Florianopolis, landed on Florianopolis’ runway 14 but struck its tail onto the runway surface. The aircraft rolled out without further incident and taxied to the apron maintaining routine communication. There were no injuries. A runway inspection revealed evidence of a tail strike. A […]

JetBlue A320 Suffers a Bird Strike in Salt Lake City

JetBlue Airbus A320 performing flight from Salt Lake City to Long Beach¬†was in the initial climb about to be handed off to departure when the crew reported they had received a bird hit pretty much in the nose area. They thought they were okay and would continue. They were already climbing past the runway end […]

Citilink Takes Delivery of 50th A320 Family Aircraft

Citilink, the low-cost unit of Garuda Indonesia, has taken delivery of its 50th A320 Family aircraft at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France. The aircraft, an A320neo, can seat up to 180 passengers in a single class layout. The aircraft has been delivered with a special livery to commemorate the milestone, and it joins another 45 […]

Brussels Airlines Airbus A320 suffers hard landing at Madrid

A Brussels Airlines Airbus A320, in the livery of the Belgium “Red Devils” Soccer National Team, performing flight from Brussels to Madrid landed on Madrid’s runway 32R but touched down hard. The aircraft rolled out without further incident and taxied to the apron, where passengers disembarked normally. While the aircraft was being prepared for the […]

New Saudi Budget Carrier Sold 10,000 Tickets In 24 Hours

Saudi Arabian Airlines’ budget subsidiary sold 10,000 tickets in the first 24 hours after tickets were made available for purchase according to CEO Kon Corfiatis. Flyadeal began operations flying its first route from Riyadh to Jeddah and bookings through October are “very solid” Corfiatis told Air Transport World earlier in the week. Flyadeal is currently […]