Tag: Los Angeles

British Airways Trials Biometric Technology at Four U.S. Airports

Reading Time: 3 minutes British Airways is trialling biometric technology to speed up boarding and arrivals processes in Orlando, Los Angeles, Miami and New York. Customers are breezing through new biometric boarding gates at Orlando International Airport, with the airline managing to board flights of almost 240 customers in around ten minutes. Working in partnership with the Greater Orlando […]

Air France Airbus A380 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An Air France Airbus A380, performing flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Los Angeles, was descending towards Los Angeles when the crew needed to shut the #2 engine down due to a low oil pressure indication. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 25L. The airline confirmed the aircraft landed with the […]

Singapore Changes LA Route Due to North Korean Missile Test

Reading Time: 1 minute Singapore Airlines has changed the flight route of its daily Singapore Changi-Los Angeles Int’l service to avoid the Sea of Japan where North Korea conducts missile testing, the carrier has announced. The previously unannounced change was introduced in July after North Korea had conducted two tests of powerful intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the […]

AeroUnion Boeing 767 Engine Catches Fire in Los Angeles

Reading Time: 1 minute AeroUnion Boeing 767-200 freighter, performing freight flight from Los Angeles to Guadalajara with 2 crew, was in the initial climb out of Los Angeles when a crew about to taxi into position called out “engine on fire”. Tower immediately followed advising AeroUnion of smoke coming from their right hand engine (CF6). The crew advised they […]

Qantas A380 Engine Shuts Down In Flight Over The Pacific

Reading Time: 1 minute A Qantas Airbus A380-800, registration VH-OQG performing flight QF-94 (dep May 19th) from Los Angeles,CA (USA) to Melbourne,VI (Australia) with 480 people on board, was just step climbing from FL320 to FL340 about 800nm westsouthwest of Los Angeles when the outboard right hand engine (Trent 972) emitted a bang and streaks of flames and sparks […]

Aeromexico Boeing 738 Runs Service Truck Over

Reading Time: 1 minute An Aeromexico Boeing 737-800, registration XA-AML performing flight AM-642 from Mexico City (Mexico) to Los Angeles,CA (USA) with 149 people on board, had landed on Los Angeles’ runway 25L without incident and was taxiing towards the terminal when the right hand wing toppled a service truck over. The 8 occupants of the service truck received […]

Swiss B777 Engine Automatically Shut Down In Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Swiss Global Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration HB-JND performing flight LX-40 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Los Angeles,CA (USA), was enroute at FL320 about 290nm north of Iqaluit,NU (Canada), when the left hand engine (GE90) showed a fault and shut down automatically. The flight crew drifted the aircraft down and diverted to Iqaluit for a safe […]

Singapore Airlines Launches its Nonstop Singapore – San Francisco Route

Reading Time: 1 minute Singapore Airlines has launched its new Singapore-San Francisco service, linking Singapore with the US West Coast on a nonstop basis. The new flights will be operated daily using Airbus A350-900 aircraft. The inaugural flight, SQ32, departed Singapore Changi Airport at 0925 hrs local time on October 23, 2016 and arrived at San Francisco Airport at […]

THAI Hopes To Resume Flights To US

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) aims to resume flights to the United States, though they would be routed through either Seattle or San Francisco instead of Los Angeles, which was the previous destination. THAI president Charamporn Jotikasthira said the the timing of the move to resume flights to the US depends on the International Civil […]