October 27th, 2022 11:34 AM 0 COMMENTS

Vistara Will Lease Two Boeing 737 Planes to Air India Express

According to a source, budget airline Air India Express is looking to lease two Boeing 737 aircraft from full-service carrier Vistara to expand its winter schedule. Air India Express and Vistara are both part of the Tata group, including Air India and AirAsia India. According to a source close to the situation, the two narrow-body planes will be inducted into the Air India Express fleet on a short-term lease in... Read More

August 4th, 2022 5:45 PM 0 COMMENTS

Boeing to Open Japan Research Center and Expand Sustainability Partnerships

Boeing, a leading global aerospace company, will strengthen its partnership with Japan by opening a new Boeing Research and Technology (BR&T) centre. The facility will focus on sustainability and support a newly expanded cooperation agreement with Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). Focus on Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF): Boeing and METI have agreed to broaden their 2019 Cooperation Agreement to now include a focus on sustainable aviation fuels... Read More

June 3rd, 2022 5:42 PM 0 COMMENTS

Thai Airways Boeing 787-8 Aircraft Tire Deflates at Bengaluru Airport

The report comes in from Bengaluru India where earlier this week a Boeing 787 aircraft of Thai Airways burst its tire during the landing. The flight was coming from Bangkok on Thursday when the incident with the Dreamliner took place. Fortunately, neither any passenger nor any crew member on board was harmed. The investigation is currently under process and the reason is not known as of now. The Incident Flight... Read More

March 20th, 2022 7:42 PM 0 COMMENTS

Icelandair Expands its Fleet With the Delivery of Another Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

The flag carrier airline of Iceland – Icelandair, in a new development has taken delivery of another Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft. The new addition to the airlines’ fleet comes as a part of the multi-aircraft air deal which was announced back in October 2021 with the Aviation Capital Group (ACG). For those unaware, Icelandair is part of the Icelandair Group and operates to destinations on both sides of the Atlantic... Read More

February 26th, 2022 6:29 PM 0 COMMENTS

Delay in Delivery of Boeing 777X Irks Emirates, May Cancel the Order if Delivery Extends Beyond 2023

The Gulf carrier Emirates may cancel the order for Boeing 777X passenger aircraft if they are not delivered at least by 2023, airline’s President Tim Clark reportedly told an aviation publication. Boeing 777X passenger aircraft was initially announced for delivery in April 2020 and is beyond the schedule for two years. “Honestly, if it goes beyond 2023, and it goes on for another year, we probably cancel the program. What... Read More

February 2nd, 2022 4:29 PM 0 COMMENTS

Ethiopian Airlines Flies Boeing 737 Max for the First Time Since the Fatal Crash

Ethiopian Airlines has resumed the flights with Boeing 737 Max, three years after grounding the plane due to a fatal air crash that killed 157 people. The first flight scheduled to take off to the neighbouring region Kenya flew within Ethiopia due to poor weather. The passengers on the day included diplomats and government officials. Ethiopian Airlines Chief Executive Officer Tewolde Gebremariam said that the carrier had taken enough time... Read More

February 2nd, 2022 3:10 PM 0 COMMENTS

Boeing Wins Blockbuster Deal Worth $34 Billion From Qatar Airways

The US aircraft manufacturer Boeing won a blockbuster order worth $34 billion from Qatar Airways, giving a hard blow to its long-time rival Airbus. At a ceremony held in White House, Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker signed the order for 25 Boeing 737 Max 10 narrowbody jets, with an option to buy another 25 aircraft in future. The Doha-based airline also became the first customer for Boeing’s freighter version... Read More

January 23rd, 2022 3:17 PM 0 COMMENTS

Hong Kong Allows Airlines to Resume Boeing 737 Max Flights

Boeing 737 Max aircraft is coming back to operations after a three-year ban in Hong Kong. The Civil Aviation Department in Hong Kong has issued the directive to airlines to restart using Boeing 737. The directive orders that the airlines that intend to use Boeing 737 Max for services should comply with the airworthiness instruction from the US Federal Aviation Administration. They can also comply with a similar stringent directive... Read More

January 22nd, 2022 6:27 PM 0 COMMENTS

Hong Kong Gives a Go-Ahead to the Operations of Boeing 737 MAX Aircrafts

After a long wait of three years, Hong Kong is finally allowing airline carriers across the world to resume their operations using Boeing B737 MAX aircraft in the city’s airspace. The permission comes in as the Civil Aviation Department (CAD) in Hong Kong issued a directive which has now allowed for resuming of the operations for narrow-body aircraft in Hong Kong. The 737 MAX aircraft were banned in countries across... Read More

January 18th, 2022 1:26 PM 0 COMMENTS

Akasa Air on Course to Fly in the Summer of 2022

India’s upcoming and most awaited airline Akasa Air seems to be on track for its first flight this summer. From being in the preliminary stages of setting up the airline to finding high-profile investors, signing an aircraft deal with Boeing and deciding upon the airline’s branding, CEO of Akasa Air, Vinay Dube has really brought the airline into fruition. Things have been going well as far as the airline is... Read More

January 15th, 2022 5:14 PM 0 COMMENTS

FAA Lays Guidelines for Boeing 787 Landings Near 5G Service

Federal safety regulators advise some Boeing jets pilots to take extra precautions while landing on runways near the upcoming 5G service. They claim that wireless network interference could cause the planes to require more space for landing. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), interference might prevent systems like thrust reversers on Boeing 787s from kicking in, leaving just the brakes to halt the plane. This may prohibit an aircraft... Read More

January 4th, 2022 7:15 PM 1 COMMENTS

Lockheed Martin Had Plans to Develop Multi-Purpose VLST Aircraft

The American aerospace, arms, defence, information security, and technology corporation Lockheed Martin had plans to build a multi-purpose aircraft capable of accommodating up to 950 passengers. A paper produced by Lockheed Martin titled ‘The Future of Very Large Subsonic Transport Systems’ provides the details of the plane. The article is now in custody with NASA. The idea behind building a ‘Very Large Subsonic Transports’, a.k.a., VLST could be that it... Read More

December 14th, 2021 9:22 PM 0 COMMENTS

Six Boeing Max 737 Aircraft Are Currently in Use for Commercial Operations, Confirms Minister

SpiceJet has started using six aircraft out of its 13 Boeing 737 Max planes for commercial operations, confirms the Minister of State for Civil Aviation V K Singh. In a reply given to Rajya Sabha, the Minister said that the plane was approved for operations after Boeing modified the aircraft’s software as mandated in EASA’s airworthiness directive. “Out of 13 grounded Boeing 737 Max aircraft of Spice Jet, six aircraft... Read More

December 11th, 2021 6:42 PM 0 COMMENTS

DGCA to Probe the Emergency Landing of SpiceJet’s Boeing 737 Max

India’s aviation regulatory authority Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), is probing the incident of SpiceJet’s Boeing 737 Max aircraft, wherein the plane was forced to return to Mumbai airport shortly after it took off to Kolkata from the airport. According to SpiceJet, an engine snag of Boeing 737 Max was the reason for the emergency landing. The aircraft returned to the airport within 15 minutes of the take-off. According... Read More

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