Tag: Boeing 737

Etihad, TUI Group Plan New Leisure Airline

Reading Time: 2 minutes Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Aviation Group and German holiday giant TUI are in discussions to create a European leisure airline group, which is expected to operate 58 aircraft on point-to-point services to key tourist markets. In a statement released Oct. 5, the partners detailed plans to combine the leisure operations of airberlin group and German carrier […]

Entire Lufthansa A320 Fleet To Get Ka-Band Satellite Connectivity

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lufthansa Technik (LHT) has started installing the latest Ka-band satellite technology as standard equipment on Lufthansa Group’s entire Airbus A320 aircraft family fleet– approximately 300 aircraft — bringing broadband communication to the airline’s short- and medium-haul flights, the company said Sept. 26. The fleet will be fitted with the necessary antennae and routers in parallel […]

Malaysia Airlines Finalizes US$630m CFM LEAP-1B Engine Order

Reading Time: < 1 minute Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) finalized its order with CFM International for LEAP-1B engines to power 25 firm Boeing 737 MAX aircraft scheduled to begin delivery in 2019. The order is valued at more than US$630m at list price. The airplane order was announced in late July. Malaysia Airlines also has purchase rights for 25 additional […]

Plane Returns To LAX After Blowing Tire On Takeoff

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Nashville returned to Los Angeles International Airport after blowing a tire Monday evening on takeoff. Flight 2634 with 147 people aboard returned to the airport shortly after takeoff and leaked a significant amount of hydraulic fluid on landing, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. No one aboard the […]

Trigana Air’s Boeing 737 Skidded Off The Runway in Jayawijaya

Reading Time: < 1 minute Authorities have closed Wamena Airport in Jayawijaya, Papua, after a cargo aircraft belonging to airline company PT Trigana Air Service skidded off the runway on Tuesday. According to reports, the Trigana Air service plane skidded off the runway at 7:30 a.m. local time as it attempted to land. Sparks of fire reportedly emanated from areas […]

DHL Boeing 737 Crashed After Overshooting Bergamo Airport Runway

Reading Time: < 1 minute The cargo plane, a Boeing 737 belonging to DHL couriers, crashed after landing in apparent bad weather. A cargo plane has overshot the runway at Bergamo’s Orio al Serio international airport and crashed into a road. The airport in Italy’s Lombardy region was temporarily closed after the incident which happened at 4am Friday morning. Dramatic pictures […]

Iran and Its Airlines Nearing Tentative Deal to Buy 100 Boeing Planes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Iran and its airlines are nearing a tentative agreement to buy about 100 Boeing Co. jets following the easing of trade sanctions, according to people briefed on the discussions. The Islamic Republic is expected to buy jets directly from the U.S. plane maker in what would be one of the highest-profile deals between a U.S. […]

Lufthansa Technik And DC Aviation Group Sign Cooperation Agreement

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lufthansa Technik has concluded a cooperation agreement with DC Aviation Group, a leading operator of business jets in Europe. As part of the agreement signed on May 25, 2016, the two companies plan to offer their VIP customers a first-class package of services at Al Maktoum International Airport (Dubai World Central Airport). An experienced, highly […]

Tesla S vs. Boeing 737: Epic Drag Race Promotes Sustainability

Reading Time: < 1 minute A dramatic race between Tesla’s most powerful electric car and a Boeing aircraft, while being an obvious promotion stunt for Qantas Airlines and Tesla Motors’ push for sustainability, still thrilled speed maniacs but left them wondering: who won? To mark their partnership Qantas Airlines and Tesla Motors came up with a stunt to promote sustainability […]

AA B738 and WN B737 Planes In Ground Collision At Detroit

Reading Time: < 1 minute Both aircraft received damage in a ground collision at Detroit-Metropolitan Airport. All persons inide both aircraft remained unhurt. In pre-dawn darkness and light snowfall, American flight 1241 was to taxi to its de-icing position on the de-icng pad next to the northern end of runway 21R, when its right winglet came in contact with the […]