Tag: Boeing 737-800

Older Boeing Aircraft Types on Peak Demand Amid 737 MAX Crisis

Reading Time: 4 minutes Boeing 737 MAX crisis has already turned into a global problem resulting in lost revenues, disruptions in air travel as well as growing lack of trust in aviation safety in general. There are a lot of angles to monitor this situation from. From the Boeing company’s perspective, these are enormous efforts to return grounded aircraft […]

Flydubai Boeing 737 Experiences Bird Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute A Flydubai Boeing 737-800, registration A6-FGC performing flight FZ-325 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Multan (Pakistan), was on approach to Multan’s runway 36 when an engine (CFM56) ingested a bird. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 36. The aircraft was unable to depart for the return flight. The return flight FZ-326 […]

Malindo Air Boeing 737 Experiences Runway Excursion During Backtrack

Reading Time: 1 minute A Malindo Air Boeing 737-800 was backtracking runway 29 for departure when upon turning around and line up for takeoff the aircraft went off the right edge of the runway and was disabled. The passengers disembarked normally via stairs. The airline stated: “Malindo Air OD301, a Boeing 737-800 with registration number 9M-LCK, experienced a runway […]

Spicejet Boeing 737 Bursts Tyre on Departure

Reading Time: 1 minute A Spicejet Boeing 737-800, registration VT-SLI performing flight SG-58 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Jaipur (India) with 189 people on board, departed Dubai’s runway 30R but burst the inboard right main tyre. The aircraft continued to Jaipur, performed a low approach to Jaipur’s runway 27 about 2:55 hours after departure and landed safely on […]

India’s Vistara to Supplement Fleet with Six New Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute BOC Aviation, aircraft leasing company, announced it has agreed with Vistara, a joint venture between Tata Sons Limited and Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA), on delivery to the airline of four Boeing 737-800 NG and two Airbus A320neo aircraft. Indian carrier expects to receive Boeing aircraft in May 2019, while Airbus planes are about to join […]

Flight Attendant Injured on American Airlines Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing flight from San Jose (Costa Rica) to Miami (USA), experienced severe turbulence which injured flight attendant. Aircraft was enroute at FL380 when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing a serious injury to a flight attendant. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Miami’s runway 08R. The flight attendant […]

American Airlines Boeing 737 Reports Smoke in the Cabin

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Miami to Newark (USA) with 149 passengers and 5 crew, reported smoke in the cabin. Aircraft was climbing out of Miami’s runway 26L when the crew declared emergency reporting smoke in the cabin and stopped the climb at about 8000 feet. The aircraft returned to Miami for a […]

Ryanair Boeing 737 Gear Strut Penetrates Wing During Retraction

Reading Time: 1 minute A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Frankfurt Hahn (Germany) to Bari (Italy), gear strut penetrated wing during retraction. Aircraft was climbing out of Hahn Airport’s runway 21 when the crew selected the gear up but did not receive indication the gear came up properly. The crew stopped the climb at FL100 and returned to Frankfurt […]

Aeroflot Boeing 737 Experiences Runway Excursion

Reading Time: 1 minute An Aeroflot Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Astana (Kazakhstan) to Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia) with 78 people on board, experienced runway excursion while vacating the runway. Aircraft landed on Sheremetyevo’s runway 24L, rolled out safely and was about to vacate the runway via turn off A5, when the nose gear went off paved surface just past the […]

SAS Boeing 737 Scraps Tail on Departure

Reading Time: 1 minute A SAS Scandinavian Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Alesund to Oslo (Norway),  scraped tail on departure. Aircraft departed Alesund’s runway 07 when the tail of the aircraft contacted the runway surface. The crew continued take-off, stopped the climb at about 6500 feet and diverted to Trondheim (Norway) where the aircraft landed safely on runway 27 […]