Tag: Orlando

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

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 […]

Lockheed Martin Announces Orlando Expansion, Hiring Plans

Lockheed Martin broke ground on a new, $50 million, 255,000 square foot office facility and announced plans to hire about 1,800 people over the next two years, of which about 500 will be based in Orlando. Florida Governor Rick Scott said, “I am proud to announce Lockheed Martin is continuing to invest in Florida by […]

27 People Become Sick In Flight of Boeing 787 in Orlando

A Thomson Airways Boeing 787-800, registration G-TUIH performing flight BY-375 from Orlando Sanford,FL (USA) to Bristol,EN (UK) with 287 people on board, was climbing out of Orlando Sanford when the crew stopped the climb at 15,000 feet reporting two flight attendants had become sick reporting nausea and dizzy. The aircraft dumped fuel and returned to […]

United Switching Up 737NG Maintenance

United Airlines plans to introduce optimized maintenance plans for the Boeing 737NG to smooth turnaround times for this fleet. As the aircraft get older, the carrier is finding more nonroutine work, such as corrosion and cracks, which can throw off the maintenance schedule. The airline is working with Boeing to pull out some of the […]

A Bird Damaged Left Engine of American B738 at Orlando

On 14th of November, an American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N969NN performing flight AA-1027 from Chicago O’Hare,IL to Orlando,FL (USA), was on final approach to Orlando’s runway 36L about 5nm before touch down when a bird impacted the left hand engine (CFM56), all engine parameters remained normal. The crew continued for a safe landing on […]