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The A350-1000: A game changer in wide-body segment

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Toulouse - Longer hull, modified wings, new Rolls-Royce Trent-XWB engines and more robust systems. They are what Airbus delivered to Qatar Airways on February 20, in Toulouse. (airlinerwatch.com) More...

Airbus completes 8,000th A320 family delivery

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Airbus has passed a key milestone in single-aisle production with the delivery of the 8,000th A320 family aircraft. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Flying Onboard the Delivery Flight of Qatar’s First A350-1000 from Toulouse to Doha

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After a fantastic A350-1000 delivery gala dinner Tuesday night at the Airbus Delivery Center in Toulouse, AirlineGeeks was also invited to join Qatar Airways on the ferry flight to Doha for the very first Airbus A350-1000 delivery. (airlinegeeks.com) More...

British Airways Boeing 777-200ER damaged by a cargo loader at Buenos Aires Airport

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British Airways Boeing 777-200ER (reg. G-YMMU) #BA245 suffered engine damage after collision with a cargo loader at the gate in Buenos Aires on Thursday 22nd. New meaning for 'BASH' as Britsh Airways Strike Hazard, I guess (www.airlive.net) More...

Aseman Airlines ATR-72 crash in Iran: human remains descended on man’s back

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After more than two days of research in the Zagros Mountains, workers located on Tuesday at about 4.000 meters altitude the remain of the Aseman Airlines ATR 72. (www.airlive.net) More...

The Boeing 777X And Its Unmatched Foldable Wings

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An unusual scene may become commonplace at airports in a few years if Boeing succeeds in making a new system safe for commercial operation. (airlinerwatch.com) More...

FAA Tapes From That Oregon UFO Incident That Sent F-15s Scrambling

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Last November, The War Zone posted an exclusive story detailing a bizarre incident involving an unidentified aircraft that transited the skies of the Pacific Northwest in the early evening of October 25th, 2017. What started as a radar target moving at very high speed over Northern California turned into a series of eyewitness accounts made by nearby airline pilots traveling northward over Oregon. Even F-15 fighters were launched to intercept the mysterious intruder that quickly became invisible… (www.thedrive.com) More...

Spirit Airlines to add new service to St. Croix

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Spirit Airlines has announced, beginning on May 24, 2018, it will connect Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) with nonstop service to St. Croix’s Henry E. Rohlsen Airport (STX). The service will run three times per week on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. (worldairlinenews.com) More...

An airline pilot reveals a major reason why flights today are less comfortable and frequently delayed

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It's weird, when you think about it. More people are flying than ever before, but they're doing so in smaller and smaller planes. The average commercial jet holds about a third fewer passengers than it did thirty years ago. (www.businessinsider.com) More...

Flightaware's 1,000,000th photo is uploaded

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One of the best pics i have ever seen! Check it out. (flightaware.com) More...

Lufthansa Boeing 747-8 at New York on Feb 22nd 2018, engine problem

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A Lufthansa Boeing 747-800, registration D-ABYO performing flight LH-401 from New York JFK,NY (USA) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany) with 127 passengers, was climbing through FL200 out of New York when the crew requested to level off due to an engine (GEnx) problem but to continue the departure route. The crew subsequently advised they wouldn't cross the Atlantic and some time later decided to return to JFK. The crew advised no assistance was needed. When the crew checked in with tower, tower advised… (www.aeroinside.com) More...

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