Norwegian 737 MAX denied entry into Germany, lands in France

German authorities have refused entry of a Norwegian Boeing 737 MAX 8 into their airspace. The aircraft, which was performing a ferry flight, eventually landed in a Parisian airport. The Boeing 737 MAX 8 registered SE-RTB of the low-cost carrier Norwegian departed on June 11, 2019, from Malaga airport (AGP), in Spain, to return to the company’s base in Stockholm (ARN), Sweden. However, as it was about to reach the German border, the aircraft was put on hold and started flying in circles above the French eastern region of Moselle,…

Airbus makes a case for disruptive stability in the A321XLR

Toulouse, France — Silicon Valley has fetishized disruption. It is the holy grail of the 21st century business model to upset the apple cart. It gleefully throws a wrench into the gears of stagnant systems that haven’t been required to evolve. Uber and Lyft have indisputably disrupted how we move on the ground, but both have done so while losing untold sums of money and an unclear path to future profit. Disruption is expensive. Embedded in the Airbus strategy for the A321neo, the A321LR and the incoming A321XLR is a…

Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300 ER sustained damage at Istanbul New Airport

THY Turkish Airlines flight TK2108, a Boeing 777-300ER, sustained damage to the right-hand wing tip leading edge after hitting a communication tower (mast) at the side of the taxiway. Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300 (TC-LJE) hit the tower upon taxi for departure at Istanbul Intl Airport (LTFM), Turkey. The right outer wing of flight TK2108 to Ankara sustained damage.The aircraft taxiing out for departure at the time of the incident. The flight #TK2108 to Ankara were cancelled. No injuries were reported Extensive Investigation has been started to determine the reason of incident. According…

How to convert Turkish ATP A Licence To FAA ATP A License (ATP CTP Course Requirements in USA )

Dear Friends , I would like to help the Airline Pilots who are currently flying in Airlines in terms of converting their licenses from ICAO JAA ATP to FAA ATP License.. Here are the steps for ICAO JAA ATP Holders to convert their licenses to FAA ATP easily. Step I : You will have to have the Turkish CAA (SHGM) verified your license to the FAA. It may take 60/90 days to confirm the License. Normally It would take 4 weeks.. Because of the crisis between USA and Turkish Republic…

Boeing 737 Slides Off Jacksonville Runway, into St. Johns River

The plane was not submerged. Every person is alive and accounted for. The airplane came to rest in the shallow waters of St. Johns River, sustaining substantial damage. The 137 passengers and crew survived and initially there have been no reported injuries.  JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA — A commercial aircraft slid off a Naval Air Station Jacksonville runway and into the St. John’s River Friday evening, according to officials. The aircraft, a Boeing 737 arriving from Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, slid off the runway and into shallow water at the end of…

airBaltic Receives New Airbus A220-300 Aircraft

Riga. Latvian airline airBaltic on October 13, 2018 in Riga welcomed the second to last Airbus A220-300 jet for the year, registered as YL-CSL. By the end of 2018, airBaltic plans to have a total of 14 Airbus A220-300 aircraft in its fleet. Thus far, airBaltic has carried over 1 700 000 passengers on the Airbus A220-300 aircraft with every third airBalticpassenger flying on the aircraft. Airbus A220-300’s have completed more than 16 210 flights and flown over 43 606 block hours. Since the launch operations on December 14, 2016, airBaltic Airbus A220-300’s have been in 35 countries and landed…

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BOEING DELIVERED 806, SOLD 893 PLANES IN 2018

LONDON – Boeing has published its full order and delivery numbers for the year of 2018, delivering 806 jets and securing 893 net orders, valued at $143.7 billion. The manufacturer’s monthly production rate came up at 67.1 planes across the entire cataloge. As a breakdown, it was able to deliver up to 52 Boeing 737 Family aircraft every month. A total of 580 Boeing 737s were delivered, together with six 747s, 27 767s, 48 777s, and 145 787s. The manufacturer was also able to celebrate two milestones, by surpassing 5,000 orders…