Tag: Boeing 777-300

Emirates Starts Tidying up Its Fleet: From Boeing 777-300 to A380

Reading Time: 2 minutes Emirates is one of only several airlines on the globe operating exclusively widebody fleet. It is the biggest operator of Boeing 777 and Airbus A380 aircraft. And there has come a time for little changes. Last week the carrier announced about the retirement of its last Boeing 777-300 (not extended range) that had been supporting […]

Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 Hits a Bird Flock

Reading Time: 1 minute A THY Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration TC-JJM performing flight TK-2313 from Izmir to Istanbul (Turkey), was on approach to Istanbul’s runway 34L when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds and received multiple bird impacts on the left hand side. The aircraft continued for a safe landing and taxied to the apron. A […]

Cathay Pacific Boeing 777 Encounters Bird Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300, performing flight from Auckland (New Zealand) to Hong Kong (China), encountered bird strike. Aircraft was climbing out of Auckland’s runway 23L when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds and received a number of bird strikes. In the absence of abnormal indications the crew continued the climb but stopped […]

American Airlines Boeing 777 Reports Lavatory Congregation

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 777-300, performing flight from Dallas Ft. Worth (USA) to London Heathrow (UK), reported lavatory congregation. Aircraft was enroute at FL330 about 20nm west of Sydney (Canada) when the crew decided to divert to New York JFK (USA) after one of the toilets got clogged causing three others directly connected to become unavailable, […]

LATAM Boeing 777 Becomes Disabled on Runway

Reading Time: 2 minutes A LATAM Boeing 777-300, performing flight LA-8084 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos, SP (Brazil) to London Heathrow, EN (UK) with 341 passengers and 16 crew, was enroute near Belo Horizonte, MG (Brazil) when the crew decided to divert to Belo Horizonte due to electrical problems, the RAT (Ram Air Turbine) deployed. The crew performed an overweight […]

Air Canada Boeing 777 Experiences Tail Strike on Landing

Reading Time: 1 minute An Air Canada Boeing 777-300, performing flight from Toronto (Canada) to Hong Kong (China), experienced tail strike on landing. Aircraft performed an ILS approach to runway 07R. After landing at 14:53L (06:53Z), while receiving taxi instructions, the crew reported they had encountered turbulence on landing and recommended a runway check. The controller did not understand, the […]

Singapore Airlines Boeing 777 Reports Loss of Cabin Pressure

Reading Time: 1 minute A Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-300, performing flight from Singapore (Singapore) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) with 234 passengers and 17 crew, reported loss of cabin pressure. Aircraft was climbing out of Singapore when the crew stopped the climb at FL240 due to problems with the cabin pressure. The crew subsequently initiated an emergency descent […]

Air France Boeing 777 Reports Smoke in Crew Rest Area

Reading Time: 1 minute An Air France Boeing 777-300, performing flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Shanghai Pudong (China) with 282 passengers and 16 crew, reported smoke in crew rest area. Aircraft was enroute when the crew decided to divert to Irkutsk reporting flight attendants had reported the smell of smoke in the crew rest area. Later the […]

Qatar Airways Boeing 777 Could not Retract Landing Gear

Reading Time: 1 minute A Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300, performing flight from Dhaka (Bangladesh) to Doha (Qatar) with about 350 people on board, could not fully retract gear. Aircraft was in the initial climb out of Dhaka’s runway 14 when the crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet due to abnormal gear indications suggesting the gear doors on the main […]

Philippine Airlines Boeing 777 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A PAL Philippines Airlines Boeing 777-300 performing flight from Manila (Philippines) to Vancouver,BC (Canada) with 387 people on board, was enroute at over the Philippine Sea when the crew observed a low oil pressure indication for the left hand engine (GE90), shut the engine down and drifted down. The aircraft diverted to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport […]