Tag: Boeing 777-200

35 Injured After Turbulence Hits Air Canada Boeing 777

Reading Time: 1 minute An Air Canada Boeing 777-200, performing flight AC-33 from Vancouver (Canada) to Sydney (Australia) with 269 passengers and 15 crew, was enroute over the Pacific Ocean at 36,000 feet approximately 600 miles southwest of Honolulu when the aircraft encountered turbulence. Turbulence caused a number of injuries on board. The crew decided to turn around and […]

14 Injured as British Airways Boeing 777 Enters Turbulence

Reading Time: 1 minute A British Airways Boeing 777-200, performing flight A-2167 from London Gatwick to Tampa, FL (USA), was enroute at FL390 about 500nm northeast of Bermuda when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to 12 passengers and 2 crew. The aircraft continued to Tampa for a safe landing about 3.5 hours later. The FAA reported 12 passengers […]

PIA Boeing 777 Encounters Bird Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777-200, performing flight from Peshawar (Pakistan) to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) with about 300 people on board, encountered bird strike. Aircraft was climbing out of Peshawar’s runway 35 when a bird impacted the nose of the aircraft. In the absence of abnormal indications the crew continued the climb to FL380 and […]

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777 Violates Air Space Regulations

Reading Time: 1 minute An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777-200 freighter, performing flight from Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) to Hong Kong (China) with 6 crew, violated air space regulations. Aircraft was enroute at FL410 near the equator crossing into Indonesian Airspace, about 1200nm south of the great circle route and the usual company route, when Indonesia dispatched fighter aircraft to intercept […]

American Airlines Boeing 777 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, performing flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Miami (USA) with 206 passengers and 13 crew, engine shut down in flight. Aircraft was enroute at FL350 over the Atlantic Ocean about 650nm westnorthwest of Shannon (Ireland) when the crew declared emergency reporting they had shut down the right hand […]

American Airlines Boeing 777 Reports Electrical Problem

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, performing flight from Raleigh/Durham (USA) to London Heathrow (UK), reported electrical problem. Aircraft was enroute about 80nm southeast of Boston (USA) when the crew requested to divert to New York’s JFK Airport reporting an electrical backup system had failed disallowing them to continue into Oceanic Airspace, no assistance was needed. The […]

Alitalia Boeing 777-200 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An Alitalia Boeing 777-200, performing flight from Rome Fiumicino (Italy) to Tokyo Narita (Japan) with 293 people on board, was enroute when the crew needed to shut the left hand engine down. The aircraft drifted down and diverted to Sapporo (Japan), for a safe landing about 80 minutes later. Japan’s Ministry of Transport reported the […]

KLM To Resume Service To Tehran

Reading Time: 1 minute KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will resume service to the Iranian capital of Tehran from 30 October 2016. This will be the 14th new destination KLM has added to its network in 2016. Four weekly services will be operated between Schiphol and Tehran, supplementing the Paris-Tehran service operated by Air France since 16 April 2016. KLM […]

Malaysia Airlines Not Selling Its A380 Planes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has delayed plans to sell some of its Airbus A380 jumbo jets, and will now keep all six of them at least until 2018 after retiring its fleet of Boeing 777s, said its chief executive. The Kuala Lumpur-based carrier has tried to unsuccessfully sell the planes for the last year to cut […]

Investigators Narrowed the Search for Missing MH370

Reading Time: 2 minutes Australian investigators believe both of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370’s engines flamed out, suggesting the Boeing 777-200 was not intentionally ditched. Also, new analysis has narrowed the search area for MH370, giving officials renewed hope of finding the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has issued a new report on MH370 based on research and […]