Tag: Boeing 737

Boeing Faces 53% Slump in Deliveries During 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Boeing Company has announced the deliveries for the year 2019 – 380 aircraft from across all the commercial aircraft programs. This is a 53% decrease compared to the number of commercial planes delivered in 2018 – 806. After the global grounding of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft following the two deadly crashes, it was not […]

Which Boeing 737 Aircraft Models Are Truly Classic?

Reading Time: 2 minutes For the first time since 2015 the European aircraft manufacturer, Airbus is poised to finish the year ahead of its US rival Boeing in terms of sales, as announced by Bloomberg recently. But despite of that Boeing 737 family aircraft manufactured by American aviation giant of planes remains the most popular and best-selling commercial airplane […]

Air Peace Boeing 737 Suffers a Hard Touch Down

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Air Peace Boeing 737-300, registration 5N-BQO performing flight P4-7191 from Port Harcourt to Lagos (Nigeria) with 133 passengers and 6 crew, landed on Lagos’ runway 18R at about 11:20L (10:20Z) but suffered a hard touch down causing both nose wheels to separate from the nose gear strut. The aircraft skidded to a halt on […]

KlasJet Expands Market Reach With the Addition of the New Boeing 737-500

Reading Time: < 1 minute KlasJet, a European private and business charter carrier, part of the Avia Solutions Group, released its latest fleet addition – Boeing 737-500 LY-JMS to the service. With the refined economy class interior and 120 seat aircraft, KlasJet is expanding its business to new markets. During the past year, we have expanded our operations, developed a […]

Turbulence Injures 10 on ALK Airlines Boeing 737 Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute An ALK Airlines Boeing 737-300, with 121 people on board, was enroute at FL340 over South Tyrol about 30 minutes prior to landing in Basel when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to 10 passengers while deviating around an isolated active thunderstorm cell. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Basel’s runway 15 about […]

United Boeing 737 Experiences Tail Strike on Landing

Reading Time: < 1 minute A United Boeing 737-900, registration N75436 performing flight UA-401 from Reno,NV to Denver,CO (USA), landed on Denver’s runway but struck its tail onto the runway surface. The aircraft continued landing, rolled out without further incident and taxied to the apron. A passenger reported the aircraft slammed into the runway twice, the pilots didn’t make any […]

Venezolana Boeing 737 Experiences Engine Failure

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Venezolana Boeing 737-200, registration YV502T performing flight VNE-1303 from Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) to Caracas (Venezuela) with 79 people on board, was climbing out of Port of Spain when the left hand engine (JT8D) failed emitting a loud bang. The crew stopped the climb and returned to Port of Spain for a […]

airBaltic Boeing 737 Returns to Riga Amid Smell of Ammonia

Reading Time: < 1 minute An airBaltic Boeing 737-300, registration YL-BBJ performing flight BT-495 from Riga (Latvia) to Rijeka (Croatia), was enroute at FL360 about 150nm southwest of Riga when the crew decided to return to Riga due to a smell of ammonia on board. The aircraft landed safely back in Riga about 50 minutes after departure. A number of […]

Westjet Pilot Injured by Laser During Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Westjet Boeing 737-800, registration C-FZRM performing flight WS-1948 from St. John’s,NL (Canada) to Orlando, FL (USA), was descending through 10,000 feet towards Orlando’s International Airport, about to cross above the approach path for Orlando Sanford, when the aircraft was hit by a green laser causing injuries to one of the pilots. The aircraft continued […]

Spicejet Boeing 737 Overruns Runway on Landing

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Spicejet Boeing 737-800, performing flight SG-946 from Delhi to Shirdi (India) with 164 people on board, landed on Shirdi’s runway 09 but overran the end of the runway (runway length 2500 meters/8200 feet) and came to a stop with all gear on soft ground. There were no injuries, the damage to the aircraft is […]