Tag: Boeing

Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777-200 was climbing out of Lahore’s runway 36R when the crew received a fire warning for the left hand engine (GE90). The crew stopped the climb at about 4,500 feet, worked the related checklists shutting the engine down and discharging the fire suppression, and returned to Lahore for a […]

India to Follow EASA by Making Own Boeing 737 MAX Checks

Reading Time: 1 minute The Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is determined to follow the example of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and make its own validation of the Boeing 737 MAX to fly in India after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) clears it for take-off, Bloomberg reported citing the person closely related to the […]

First Embraer E195-E2 Handed Over to Azul

Reading Time: 2 minutes Embraer has delivered its first E195-E2 to the launch operator, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras S.A via the aircraft leasing company AerCap. The plane configured in a single class layout with 136 seats will be operated on domestic and international routes. Azul has placed an order for 51 aircraft of this type and five more E195-E2s […]

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 […]

Suspension of Boeing 777X Load Tests: Unexpected Issue

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing was forced to temporarily suspend load tests on its brand new Boeing 777X aircraft due to unexpected cargo door failure, multiple media reports reveal. Yet another incident which could possibly negatively impact program’s timeline. The Boeing Company has confirmed the issue which occurred during static tests and required the suspension. However, the airframer did […]

EASA to Lift Boeing 737 MAX in Europe after Its Own Tests

Reading Time: 2 minutes The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said it will run its own independent tests to check the Boeing 737 MAX software updates and evaluate its safety before giving European operators permission to fly. The European regulator intends to independently check its counterpart’s from the US, the FAA, verdict on the improvements Boeing made to […]

KLM to Extend Widebody Fleet with Two More Boeing 777 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands, intends to expand its Boeing 777 fleet by two more 777-300ER aircraft already placed on the order list. The value of the new deal is $751 million at current list prices. In the statement Boeing noted that the order was previously listed as from […]

World’s Largest Fire-Fighting Aircraft Deployed over Amazon Region

Reading Time: 2 minutes Viru Viru International Airport near Santa Cruz de la Sierra is Bolivia’s most important airport. From the end of last week a red and white jumbo jet is taking off up to four times a day from the 3.5-kilometer-long runway. A “Global Supertanker”, the largest fire-fighting aircraft in the world and it is there at […]

American Airlines Boeing 757 Experiences Engine Malfunction

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N189AN performing flight AA-89 from Shannon (Ireland) to Philadelphia,PA (USA) with 138 passengers and 8 crew, was in the initial climb out of Shannon’s runway 24 about to be handed off to departure when the crew requested to return to the field advising they had low power on the […]

Turbulence Injures Four on ANA Boeing 787 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An ANA All Nippon Airways Boeing 787-8, registration JA808A performing flight NH-963 from Tokyo Haneda (Japan) to Beijing (China) with 225 people on board, was descending through about 5500 meters (FL180) towards Beijing when the crew illuminated the fasten seat belt signs. Shortly afterwards the aircraft encountered turbulence causing serious injuries to four people on […]