I had never heard of this story until today, has anyone else ever managed to steal a large military aircraft? Interesting read.
So do the pilots work for Boeing or a contractor? If Boeing supplies its test pilots one would expect a slow down in the production of 787's as all have to be tested by Boeing before delivery, I believe a minimum of at least 2 flights. So is Boeing putting its entire Dreamliner production on slow d...Jump to post
R.I.P. to Jennifer Riordan.
Is the DL1288 flight in 1996 the last time passengers were killed by an uncontained engine failure in the US?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delta_Air ... and_deaths
Wow, that voice clip, was she hormonally challenged at the time?Jump to post
The younger sister of the "nut thrower" is in the spotlight this time.At least it was on the ground.
You have to wonder how rich parents pass on social skills to the offspring, do they just leave it to the staff?
Fear, based on a lack of knowledge, guess that applies to a lot of the flying public.Jump to post
They did not test this before putting paying customers in it???Jump to post
Driveless snowplows are nothing new at Heathrow, 2014.
Not a driver to be seen.
I see it as similar to China backing NK with Putin and Assad. Nice thing to have a little guy as a thorn in the side of the West. Meanwhile China continues quietly to invest in Africa and the middle East and the South China seas, the later being a hot favourite for the next shooting match to kick of...Jump to post
https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/ ... index.html
Some interesting pictures. Also 2% of parts worldwide are counterfeit, frightning.
For me would have to be a Tristar. http://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/7/0/4/4309407.jpg?v=v45b9c1734c1 The front of the aircraft would be fitted with 24 "apartments" and the rear of the plane would be a fun area with a large screen cinema, mini golf, gym and other silly ideas. T...Jump to post
U29007 LGW-VIE 20 minutes after takeoff has been doing laps over Southend airport for the last hour at 3000ft, burning fuel perhaps?
The same Zodiac that caused Boeing so many seat problems, oh well.Jump to post
"The walk-out does not involve Lufthansa's own staff but public sector workers such as ground handlers at Frankfurt, Munich, Cologne and Bremen airports."
Gatwick Airport was forced to temporarily shut its runway four times because of staff sickness, causing flights to be diverted and delays. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-43698803 "The runway was closed to enable the controller to take mandatory breaks on shift through Sunday and Monday.&q...Jump to post
Demonstrates the low value some people have life.Jump to post
An interesting piece here written in March 2018. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-15/there-s-a-fight-brewing-for-control-of-italy-s-skies Seems that Alitalia’s bankruptcy administrators are working toward an April 30 deadline to assess offers. This really is a case of the walking dead...Jump to post
At least he does not require the Golden escalator.Jump to post
The SA government was having a hard time recently selling debt on the markets don't think they have the money to buy new aircraft, would have to be a lease. No matter what good management they may find in the world to run the company they can not stop themselves from interfering, they are like crack...Jump to post
The visa issue as others have said will hold BA back, in the old days Lord King would have a word with a few mates and get it sorted. We will have to wait and see how much clout IAG have with this government, not a lot I fear.Jump to post
More information here.
Problem should be fixed by late this evening. Eurocontrol also asked airlines to resend any flight plans filed before 10:26 UTC, which it says were lost in the system failure.