Tag: Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia Airlines A380 Drops Nose Wheel After Landing

Reading Time: 1 minute A Malaysia Airlines Airbus A380 performing flight from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur landed on and slowed. While vacating the runway the left nose wheel could not be seen on the nose gear, the aircraft’s nose was supported by the right hand nose wheel only. The aircraft stopped clear of the runway and was towed […]

Australian Airport To Investigate Bird-Strike On AirAsia X

Reading Time: 1 minute The Gold Coast Airport in Queensland, Australia is working with relevant parties to investigate a bird-strike incident that is believed to have damaged an AirAsia X plane last night. After confirming the incident, the airport said it has a comprehensive programme in place to limit the risk of such collisions that are potentially disastrous to […]

AirAsia X A330 Engine Shuts Down In Flight After Severe Vibrations

Reading Time: 1 minute AirAsia X Airbus A330 was performing flight from Perth to Kuala Lumpur with 359 people on board when the left hand engine (Trent 772) suffered a blade fracture, ingested the blade resulting in severe damage in engine core and severe vibrations. The crew shut the engine down, drifted the aircraft down to FL200 and returned […]

Malaysia B738 Goes Off the Runway and Stops with Nose Gear Collapsed

Reading Time: 1 minute A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration 9M-MXX performing flight MH-2718 from Kuala Lumpur to Sibu (Malaysia) with 61 passengers and 6 crew, landed on Sibu’s runway 13 in heavy rain at about 22:10L (14:10Z) but went off the side of the runway and came to a stop on soft ground with the nose gear collapsed, […]

Qatar Airways Signs Malaysian Interline

Reading Time: 1 minute Qatar Airways said Sunday that it had signed an international agreement with Malaysian-based carrier Malindo Air. The agreement covers Malindo Air’s 40 cities in 12 Asian countries and over 100 Qatar Airways destinations. Qatar Airways flies three times a day to the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur. Malindo Air launched in 2013 as a joint venture […]

Malaysia Airlines Confirms Turbulence Incident, Aircraft Landed Safely

Reading Time: 1 minute A Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) passenger aircraft encountered severe turbulence yesterday, which left several passengers and crew members injured. Flight MH1, an Airbus A380 aircraft en route to Kuala Lumpur from London, experienced clear-air turbulence over the Bay of Bengal. The aircraft was carrying 378 people. In a statement, Malaysia Airlines confirmed the incident. The […]

Lufthansa Technik and Malaysia Airlines Plan Cooperation on MRO Facility

Reading Time: 1 minute Today, Lufthansa Technik AG and Malaysia Aviation Group Berhad have signed a Terms of Reference in Kuala Lumpur on a strategic partnership framework for a joint venture (JV) to establish a regional maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility. The MRO facility, planned for 2017, would be based at Malaysia Airlines’  existing facilities at Kuala Lumpur […]