Tag: B737

Turbulence Injures 13 on Transavia Boeing 737 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Transavia France Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Lyon (France) to Tel Aviv (Israel), experienced severe turbulence which injured 13 people. Aircraft was enroute at FL370 about 260nm westnorthwest of Tel Aviv when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to 13 people on board. Two doctors on board provided medical assistance to the injured over the […]

PEMCO Redelivers 1st Converted Aircraft to Salam Aviation

Reading Time: 1 minute Top cargo conversion company, PEMCO World Air Services (PEMCO), has redelivered its first B737-400 passenger-to-freighter (P2F) aircraft (MSN 25113) to Salam Aviation. The P2F aircraft for Salam Aviation, an aviation consultancy specializing in acquisitions, financing and logistics support, is set to be in service in the coming weeks. Performed at PEMCO’s headquarters at Tampa International […]

Ryanair Boosts Profits By 43% With “Significant Traffic Growth”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryanair on Monday released its full year update to investors and analysts in which it posted a 43% increase in full year profits. During the update the business said the group delivered “significant traffic and profit growth” as profits rose to €1,242m and traffic growing by 18% to 106m. Revenue in the period rose by […]

Investigation Into Flydubai Russian Crash Points to Pilot Error

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Flydubai passenger plane crashed in Russia last month after being flown in a contradictory manner minutes before it smashed into the ground, a statement from investigators said on Friday, suggesting pilot error was to blame. The Boeing 737-800, operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, came down in the early hours of March 19 at […]

Pegasus Airlines Announce Order for Five Next-Generation 737-800s

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Turkey’s leading low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines, have finalized an order for five Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes, valued at approximately $505 million based on expected list prices at delivery. Pegasus Airlines and its subsidiaries, Air Manas and Izair, operate a fleet of 58 737-800s and a total of 69 aircraft. The carrier is based out […]

Flydubai Flight FZ981 Crashes on Landing at Rostov-on-Don, Russia

Reading Time: 2 minutes A passenger jet run by Flydubai under the code FZ981 has crash-landed at Rostov-on-Don airport in southern Russia, killing all 55 passengers and seven crew members on board. The Investigative Committee of Russia said in a statement on its website that all 62 people on board the plane died when it hit the ground and […]

United Airlines Updates Its Fleet

Reading Time: 2 minutes United Airlines announced an order to purchase 25 new Boeing 737-700 aircraft. The order is in addition to the previously announced order of 40 737-700s. United will take delivery of the aircraft beginning at the end of 2017. The new 737-700 aircraft will enable United to continue utilizing larger, more efficient aircraft as the airline […]

New Indian Cargo Carrier Quikjet

Reading Time: 1 minute New Indian cargo carrier Quikjet Airlines will launch 4X-daily freight services serving Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad using a Boeing 737-400SF. Quikjet received an air operator’s certificate this month. The company is a joint venture between Mumbai-based aircraft and services company Sovika Aviation, and the Dublin-based leasing company ASL Aviation Group. ASL recently agreed topurchase […]

Boeing Boosts 737 and Cuts 777

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing will further increase the 737 production rate to 57 aircraft per month in 2019, citing robust demand for narrowbodies, but the manufacturer is also cutting 777 production to seven aircraft per month in 2017. The 777 rate cut to be implemented next year, which will bring production down from the current rate of 8.3 […]