Tag: Boeing 777

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 […]

Turbulence Injures 4 on the KLM Boeing 777 Flight to Amsterdam

KLM Boeing 777, performing flight from Atlanta to Amsterdam, was enroute over the Atlantic Ocean when the aircraft suffered severe turbulence causing injuries to two passengers and two flight attendants. After assessment of the injuries the crew decided to continue the flight to Amsterdam, descending towards Amsterdam the crew requested medical assistance available at landing […]

Flight Attendant Falls out of the Emirates Boeing 777

An Emirates Boeing 777-300 was parked at the gate and was being prepared for boarding, when a flight attendant opened one of the aft doors for unknown reasons and fell out of the aircraft landing on the concrete surface of the apron. Uganda’s Civil Aviation Authority reported an incident happened at Entebbe when a female […]

Ukraine International Airlines Expands Fleet

As a part of an ongoing fleet renewal and expansion program, Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) took delivery of its first Boeing 777-200ER widebody and yet another Boeing 737-800 narrowbody earlier this month. The arrival of the first 777-200ER, on lease from AerCap, marks the initial stage of UIA’s long-haul fleet development program. Three more 777s […]

United Boeing 777 Lands in Honolulu After Losing Engine Cover

A United Airlines flight landed safely Tuesday in Honolulu after an engine cover came off during its flight from California, the airline said. “Our pilots followed all necessary protocols to safely land the aircraft,” United said in a statement, adding that all passengers departed the Boeing 777 normally at the gate. The airliner landed as […]

PIA Suspends Flights to Kuwait and Salalah

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has suspended its flights to Kuwait and Salalah, Oman, citing open skies policy and internal issues as reasons behind the decision. The national carrier also recently cut flights to New York in October last year due to more than $5bn in losses from March-end 2017, after Pakistan opened its aviation sector […]

Lufthansa Reveals the First Secrets of Its New Business Class

Lufthansa has revealed one of its best-kept secrets and unveiled the concept for its brand-new Business Class. It will be available on regular routes for the first time in 2020, with the roll-out of the Boeing 777-9. The new seat is the key element of the service and comfort level in the cabin, which have […]

Singapore Airlines Finalises US$13.8b Order For Boeing Aircraft

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has formally signed a firm order with Boeing for 20 777-9s and 19 787-10s, for additional growth and fleet modernisation through the next decade. The signing took place today (23 October US time) at the White House in Washington DC, at a ceremony witnessed by US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister […]

Malaysia to Resume Search for Flight MH370 Missing Since 2014

Malaysian Airlines flight 370 disappeared in the sky over the South China Sea on March 8, 2014. Since then, all attempts to find the crashed plane have failed. The Malaysian government has notified relatives of the passengers of flight MH370 Boeing 777, which went missing in 2014 en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, that […]

Qatar Airways Begins 777 Retrofits

Qatar Airways’ maintenance organization has begun performing retrofits of Inmarsat’s GX Aviation global, high-throughput satellite (HTS) communications equipment on the carrier’s fleets of Boeing 777-300ERs and 777-200LRs. Permission for the retrofits follows the award to Inmarsat of a supplemental type certificate from the European Aviation Safety Agency to retrofit the GX Aviation terminal to Qatar […]