Tag: flight suspension

EU Banned Airline Leaves Thousands Stranded

Reading Time: 1 minute Turkmenistan Airlines has been banned from flying to/from the European Union after the EASA suspended its permission for the flag carrier and only airline of Turkmenistan to operate services to/from the EU. The notice about suspension of the flight was announced by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) which reported the EASA “has suspended Turkmenistan […]

Philippine Airlines Suspends Kuwait Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute Philippine Airlines (PAL) will temporarily halt its “economically unsustainable” flights to and from Kuwait from May 16. In a statement posted on its Facebook page, the airline noted that since earlier this year it has repatriated, free of charge, almost 900 “distressed” Filipino workers in response to president Rodrigo Duterte’s calls to assist overseas foreign […]

Number of Airlines To Suspend Venezuela Operations

Reading Time: 2 minutes A number of airlines, including Delta Air Lines and Avianca Airlines, intend to suspend their services to Caracas. According to the letter submitted by Delta to the Venezuelan National Institute of Civil Aviation, the last flight DL781 from Atlanta to Caracas will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The return and final farewell flight […]

Boeing Suspends 737 MAX Flights

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing has suspended 737 MAX flights after being informed by CFM International of a potential issue with the aircraft’s LEAP-1B engine, although Boeing says MAX 8 deliveries will begin this month as planned. “CFM has notified us of a potential manufacturing quality escape with low pressure turbine (LPT) discs in LEAP-1B engines delivered to Boeing,” […]

EASA Lifts Temporary Flight Suspension of Super Puma Helicopters

Reading Time: 1 minute On 7 October 2016 the decision to lift the temporary flight suspension of the Super Puma EC225 LP and AS332 L2 helicopters from Airbus Helicopters put in place on 2 June 2016 following the crash of an EC225 LP helicopter in Norway on 29 April 2016. The set of very stringent protective measures which enable […]

Egypt And Russia Agree To Resume Gradually Air Flights From October

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia suspended air service with Egypt following the crash of a Russian A321 passenger jet in Sinai. Air flights between Egypt and Russia may be resumed in October already, Egypt’s Al-Masry Al-Youm said on Sunday referring to high-ranking officials at the Egyptian civil aviation authority. “The parties have agreed to resume step by step the […]

Turkmenistan Airways Avoids Suspension with Last-Minute Debt Settlement

Reading Time: 2 minutes Turkmenistan Airways, the flag-carrier airline for Turkmenistan, has narrowly avoided suspension of all flights in Russian airspace owing to the failure to settle a US$220,000 debt payable to local Russian air traffic management. The airline had originally assured Russian authorities and the Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsa, that the debt would be settled on August […]