Tag: Manchester

Ryanair Announces $300m Investment With 3 New Aircraft At Manchester

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, announced an additional investment of $300 million at Manchester airport with an extra three based aircraft for its peak summer 2018 schedule (June-September) as it added 10 new summer routes to Agadir, Almeria, Barcelona Reus, Belfast, Cagliari, Palermo, Ponta Delgada, Porto, Rhodes, & Venice Treviso and more flights on existing routes. […]

Smoke Injures 3 Cabin Crew On Thomson B757 Flight To Spain

A Thomson Boeing 757-200 was performing flight  from Manchester to Girona with 201 passengers and 8 crew, when about 10nm southwest of London Gatwick crew reported smoke in the cabin and decided to divert to Gatwick for a safe landing on runway 26L about 22 minutes later. Passengers reported smoke emanated from a galley, supposedly […]

Jet2.com Airbus A330 Bursts Two Tyres On Landing At Tenerife

A Jet2.com Airbus A330-200 was performing flight from Manchester to Tenerife Sur Reina Sofia in Spain with 320 passengers and 11 crew. Aircraft landed on Tenerife’s runway 08 but burst the two aft left main tyres, deflated both aft right hand main tyres and became disabled on the runway. A number of other aircraft on […]

Thomas Cook A330 Loses Its Winglet And Suffers Low Engine Oil Pressure

A Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia Airbus A330 was performing flight from Manchester to Holguin in Cuba with 322 people on board, when the crew advised of a minor technical problem and requested to hold to enter a hold, the controller instructed the flight to turn left onto a heading of 180. The crew subsequently decided […]

Pilot Refuses To Fly Due To An ISIS Related Wifi Name

A pilot refused to fly a plane after a tourist spotted someone’s shocking WiFi name. The incident took place as passengers were preparing to take-off from Cancun, Mexico, to the UK on a Thomson flight. As one male tourist boarded, he noticed that someone had named their WiFi: ‘Jihadist Cell London 1’. This came just […]

Lufthansa A320 Engine Shuts Down In Flight From Manchester

A Lufthansa Airbus A320-200, registration D-AIUJ performing flight LH-943 from Manchester,EN (UK) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany) with 124 passengers, was climbing out of Manchester’s runway 23R when the crew stopped the climb at about 3000 feet, shut an engine (CFM56) and returned to Manchester for a safe landing on runway 23R about 15 minutes after departure. […]