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Ryanair passengers delayed for two hours after 'POTHOLE' at Prestwick Airport grounds flight

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Passengers on a flight bound for Fuerteventura had to change planes after what the pilot said 'could be a pothole'. (www.dailyrecord.co.uk) More...

TAP world’s first airline to debut A330neo

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Portugal’s national flag-carrier TAP Air Portugal is to become the first airline in the world to operate the new Airbus A330neo aircraft, which is due to come into service later this year. (theportugalnews.com) More...

Frontier Airlines launches flights from Charleston, South Carolina

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Frontier Airlines on February 20 celebrated the launch of new low-cost, nonstop flights to Denver and Philadelphia from Charleston International Airport. (worldairlinenews.com) More...

A Delivery Flight Like No Other – First Airbus A350-1000 for Qatar Airways (+Photos)

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During the delivery event in Toulouse on February 20, Airways was granted access to be part of the delivery flight of the world’s first Airbus A350-1000 from Toulouse (TLS) to Doha (DOH), to launch customer Qatar Airways (QR). Here's a detailed review of the airline's newest Business Class product, the QSuite, and the special service onboard this unique delivery flight. (airwaysmag.com) More...

Aurora Airbus A319 near Vladivostok on Feb 22nd 2018, engine oil problem

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An Aurora Airbus A319-100 on behalf of Aeroflot, registration VP-BDM performing flight SU-5436 from Vladivostok (Russia) to Seoul (South Korea), was enroute at FL360 about 260nm south of Vladivostok when the crew decided to return to Vladivostok due to an engine (CFM56) oil indication. The aircraft landed safely back in Vladivostok about 90 minutes after departure. A replacement A319-100 registration VP-BWA reached Seoul with a delay of 4 hours. The airline reported an engine oil sensor was… (www.aeroinside.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...

Boeing 737 plane appears on patch of land - and no one knows how it got here

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A plane that appeared on a patch of land is shrouded in mystery as no one knows how it got there. The giant aircraft has seemingly been left dumped on the site in Bali, Indonesia - and it appears there is not a person who can explain its random appearance. It is not known when the Boeing 737 landed on the patch of field but from the appearance of the plane it is believed it has been there for a little while. (www.msn.com) More...

Ryanair Boeing 737-800 near Fuerteventura on Feb 10th 2018, passenger injured by stopped descent

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A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, registration EI-EKI performing flight FR-8421 from Edinburgh,SC (UK) to Fuereventura,CI (Spain), was enroute at FL370 nearing the top of descent towards the Canary Islands when the crew requested to descend to FL130. Air Traffic Control cleared the flight to descend to FL130, however, when the aircraft descended through FL364 the controller instructed the aircraft to stop the descent at FL360. The aircraft descended below FL360 while the crew adjusted the autopilot, the… (www.aeroinside.com) More...

Lufthansa Airbus A380 near San Francisco and Frankfurt on Feb 11th 2018, fumes on board

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A Lufthansa Airbus A380-800, registration D-AIML performing flight LH-455 (dep Feb 11th, arr Feb 12th) from San Francisco,CA (USA) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was climbing out of San Francisco about 5 minutes into the flight when an odour of dirty old socks developed in the cabin, a passenger fainted, a number of other passengers complained about headache. The flight crew made an announcement that the odour had been caused by de-icing fluid and there was no danger to health. About 20 minutes… (www.aeroinside.com) 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...

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