Tag: Boeing 777

Turkish Airlines Placed an Order for Additional 777 Jets

Boeing and Turkish Airlines announced an order for three 777 Freighters as the flag carrier of Turkey continues to soar on record financial results and double-digit passenger and cargo growth. The order adds more of the long-range freighter to Turkish’s fleet as the airline pursues its goal of becoming the world’s largest cargo carrier. Based on […]

Air India Crew Member Hospitalized after Falling off Aircraft

A 53-year-old flight attendant was injured on Monday after she fell off an Air India plane preparing for a flight to Delhi that was about to take off at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. According to media reports, the airline said that the “unfortunate incident” happened while the flight attendant was closing the door […]

Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777 Experiences Engine Failure

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Boeing 777-300, performing Hajj flight from Lahore (Pakistan) to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) with 395 people on board, was accelerating for takeoff from Lahore when an engine failed prompting the crew to reject takeoff. The aircraft came to a stop with four blown of six left main tyres. A replacement Boeing […]

Thai Airways Boeing 777 Experiences Temporary Runway Excursion

A Thai Airways Boeing 777-200  performing flight from Bangkok (Thailand) to Dhaka (Bangladesh) with 172 passengers and 14 crew, landed on Dhaka’s runway in heavy rains but burst its right hand main tyres and temporarily veered off the runway to the right. The aircraft returned onto the runway and became disabled while attempting to vacate […]

British Airways Announce Commitment for Three 777 Airplanes

Boeing and British Airways today announced a commitment for three 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes. British Airways will take the 777s on an operating lease with a leasing company. “We are delighted that British Airways, one of the world’s leading airlines, has again chosen the Boeing 777 for its long-haul fleet,” said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice […]

DHL Express Purchases 14 Boeing 777 Freighters

Boeing and DHL announced that the leading international express carrier has placed an order and commitment for 14 Boeing 777 Freighters, and purchase rights for 7 additional freighters. The $4.7 billion order agreement, at current list prices, was unveiled at the opening of the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow. A portion of the order was previously […]

Russia’s Largest Charter Carrier Aims For 30 Aircraft in Its Fleet by 2020

Azur Air, Russia’s largest passenger charter airline, is on track to increase its current fleet roster of 22 to 30 aircraft by 2020. Backed by its ‘strategic partner’, Turkish travel operator Anex Tour, Azur Air has already taken delivery of its first Boeing 777-300ER wide-body, the first of the type in the airline’s all-Boeing fleet. […]

Turkish Technic Wins Ukrainian and Russian MRO Contracts

Turkish Technic, a supplier of aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, and a subsidiary of the country’s flagship carrier Turkish Airlines, has won new contracts from Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) and Russia’s NordWind. For UIA, the maintenance provider will carry out MRO work on the airline’s two Boeing 767 wide-bodies. The Ukrainian carrier currently […]

Korean Air Boeing 777 and Asiana Airbus A330 Suffer Minor Collision

On 26 June, 2018, a Korean Air Boeing 777-200ER was struck by the right winglet of an Asiana Airbus A330-300 at Seoul Gimpo Airport. Most probably during the taxiing, the Airbus winglet hit the parked Korean Air aircraft and caused substantial damage. Luckily no injuries were reported as there was none on board. The South Korean authorities […]

KLM Boeing 777 Makes Stopover Due to Mobile Phone’s Thermal Runaway

A KLM Boeing 777-200 was enroute at FL390 about 100nm northwest of Phuket (Thailand) when the crew decided to divert to Phuket due to a passenger’s mobile phone overheating and emitting a lot of smoke. The aircraft landed safely in Phuket about 20 minutes later. The airline reported: “Flight KL 809 from Amsterdam to Kuala […]