In the memory of loved ones we lost.. Rest in Peace.

Many innocent lives lost for nothing … RIP and we pray for families, stay strong.. Flight crew comprised three pilots: • Captain Volodymyr Gaponenko (11600 hours on Boeing 737aircraft including 5500 hours as captain); • Instructor pilot Oleksiy Naumkin (12000 hours on Boeing 737 aircraft including 6600 hours as captain); • First officer Serhii Khomenko (7600 hours on Boeing 737 aircraft). Cabin crew comprised six flight attendants: • Ihor Matkov, chief flight attendant; • Kateryna Statnik; • Mariia Mykytiuk; • Valeriia Ovcharuk; • Yuliia Solohub; • Denys Lykhno. It’s heartbreaking…

Human Error: Iran accepted UIA Boeing 737 was shot down by a missile.

Ukraine International Airlines flight 752, a Boeing 737-800, crashed near Sabashahr, 7 minutes after takeoff from Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, Iran. Al 167 passengers and nine crew members on board were killed. The incident was the first fatal aviation incident for Ukraine International Airlines since the start of its operations in 1992. The flight took off from runway 29R at 02:41 UTC (06:11 LT), with a delay of about one hour. After takeoff, the flight was cleared to climb to FL260 and instructed to contact Mehrabad ATC. Radar contact…

Video strongly proves that the Ukrainian Airliner Has Been Accidentally Shot Down in Iran…

This video provides more clues as to why it went down, but it holds nothing to tell us what caused the “malfunction” in the first place. An amateur video, run by Iranian news agencies and purportedly of the crashing plane, showed a flash in a dark sky descending rapidly with comments that the aircraft was “on fire like a fireball”, and then a brighter flash exploding/burning as it appears to hit the ground. The Guy in the video ” He is saying the plane is burning and does some praying,…

Plane carrying 169 passengers skids off runway in Istanbul (SAW-LTFJ) as all incoming flights are diverted…..

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) located in Anatolian Side of ISTANBUL closed after Pegasus flight skids off runway.. A Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 skidded off the runway of Sabiha Gokcen International Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, forcing the second airport of the largest Turkish city to close. The aircraft, registered TC-CCK, was carrying out flight PC747 from Sharjah International Airport (SHJ), United Arab Emirates to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW), with 164 passengers on board, on January 7, 2020. Upon landing at its destination, the plane skidded off the runway and…

Kazakhstan Fokker-100 plane crash: 14 killed as Bek Air flight goes down at Almaty airport at initial climb.

A Bek Air Fokker 100, performing flight BEK2105, crashed into a two story building shortly after takeoff from Almaty Airport. At least foutteen reported fatalities among the 100 occupants so far. Thirty five people injured on plane carrying 100 as footage shows emergency services combing through rubble for survivors A plane carrying 100 people has crashed at Almaty airport, in Kazakhstan, killing at least 14 people. On Friday morning Almaty airport said there were survivors and emergency workers were on site. Footage from the scene of the accident appeared to show…

Thai Airways Chairman Resigns

Thai Airways revealed yesterday that its chairman, Ekniti Nitithanprapas resigned effective immediately. His resignation comes at a challenging time for the airline, which has posted heavy losses so far this year. AP News reported earlier today on Thai Airways’ most recent high-level resignation – Chairman Ekniti Nitithanprapas. He stepped down yesterday without explanation, joining three of the airline’s executive directors who also recently quit their positions. In his place, Air Chief Marshal Chaiyapruk Didyasarin, who was Vice Chairman, will step up to become acting chairman until a replacement is confirmed. Why…

A Delta Air Lines Boeing 757 heavily damaged after hard landing in Ponta Delgada (Azores)

Rough Landing Seriously Damages Delta 757 (N543US, built 1996), suffered serious over stress damage to the airframe during a hard landing on flight #DL414 from New York-JFK at Ponta Delgada Airport (LPPD), Acores, Portugal. A Delta Air Lines aeroplane made a very hard landing today at Ponta Delgada Airport in the Azores, causing damage to the fuselage and landing gear. The Boeing 757-200 registered N543US was operating seasonal flight DL414 from New York JFK Airport, USA. After a delayed flight, it “made a hard landing on runway 12 of Ponta Delgada João…

Brexit Has No Effect On British Airways Bookings

Brexit has did not affect the number of bookings according to IAG’s CEO Willie Walsh. As the UK’s new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has pledged to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union on the 31st Of October, much uncertainty remains as to what will happen. Despite the uncertainty, Mr Walsh seems confident with his company’s ability to handle Brexit, whatever that may mean. The news comes at the same time Ryanair’s CEO is claiming that uncertainty surrounding Brexit has the potential to be damaging to his airline.…

34 Years Of Low Cost Flights – How Ryanair Built An Empire

Ryanair is like Marmite. Some people love it, and others hate it. However, did you know that Ryanair this week celebrated their 34th birthday? Simple Flying takes a look at the airline’s history from humble beginnings to a European empire. Humble beginnings Although Ryanair was founded in November 1984, it didn’t take its first flight until the 8th July 1985. The story of how the airline came to be named isn’t particularly exciting, as it simply stems from the name of airline’s founders, the Ryan family. Using a 15-seater Embraer Bandeirante, …

AFI KLM E&M and Corendon renew their partnership

Paris, Amstelveen, June 18, 2019 – AFI KLM E&M and Corendon Airlines have renewed and extended the CFM56-7B engine support agreement that has united the companies for several years. The contract provides full engine support services, including the conduction of shop visits and supply of replacement engines, and now covers Corendon Airlines’ Turkish and Maltese fleets. Longstanding partnershipAFI KLM E&M has been providing support for Corendon Airlines via its aeronautic maintenance solutions for several years, for several products including 737NG component support and CFM56-7B engine support. Over the course of…