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Incident: Morningstar B757 enroute on May 24th 2017, jammed thrust lever

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A Morningstar Air Express Boeing 757-200 freighter, registration C-FMEP performing freight flight MAL-7070 from Calgary,AB to Winnipeg,MB (Canada) with 2 crew, was enroute at FL390 when the crew selected a lower speed due to light to moderate turbulence. Autothrust retarded the right hand thrust lever, the left thrust lever however did not move (avherald.com) المزيد...

British Airways cancels Heathrow, Gatwick flights after systems outage

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London (CNN)British Airways has canceled all flights from London's two biggest airports for several hours after experiencing "a major IT system failure that is causing very severe disruption to our flight operations worldwide," the airline said Saturday. (www.cnn.com) المزيد...

Incident: TAROM B737 near Brno on May 26th 2017, loss of cabin pressure

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A TAROM Boeing 737-700, registration YR-BGI performing flight RO-306 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Bucharest Otopeni (Romania) with 91 people on board, was enroute at FL390 about 20nm southwest of Brno (Czech Republic) when the crew initiated an emergency descent due to the loss of cabin pressure. (avherald.com) المزيد...

Incident: Asiana B747 at Brussels on May 27th 2017, gear door remained open

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An Asiana Airlines Boeing 747-400 freighter, registration HL7413 performing freight flight OZ-588 from Brussels (Belgium) to Seoul (South Korea), was climbing out of Brussels' runway 25R when the crew stopped the climb at FL070 reporting the left hand main gear doors did not close (avherald.com) المزيد...

British Airways computer systems down ‘across the world’ causing queue chaos at UK airports

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BRITISH Airways’ computer systems are “down worldwide” with the airlines customers taking to social media to complain. Passengers are saying that their flights aren’t taking off, that there are huge queues at check-in, and that they can’t use the app or website... (www.aviationfigures.com) المزيد...

New Airbus A330-300 joins Aer Lingus fleet as transatlantic routes grow

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Aer Lingus has welcomed a brand new Airbus A330-300 into its fleet. The new A330 aircraft, named Saint Carthage, registration EI-GAJ, has a total capacity of 313 seats, which is made up of 30 business class seats and 283 economy seats. (www.breakingtravelnews.com) المزيد...

French officials are investigating whether an iPhone and iPad played a role in a terrifying plane crash that killed 66 people

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French investigators are looking into the possibility that a pair of Apple mobile devices caused EgyptAir Flight 804 to crash in 2016. According to a report by Le Parisien, French officials have ordered an investigation into whether the plane was brought down by a fire resulting from overheated mobile devices. Officials say an Apple iPhone 6S and an iPad Mini 4 belonging to the flight's first officer may have been plugged into an improper socket in the plane's cockpit — possibly causing a… (www.bigbozz.com) المزيد...

Co-pilot convicted of operating plane while drunk

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A Michigan jury has convicted a Florida co-pilot of being drunk while preparing for a charter airline flight last summer. (www.mlive.com) المزيد...

British Airways and Iberia adopting GDS booking surcharge

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British Airways and Iberia will implement a $10 surcharge per "fare component" on bookings through the GDS, beginning Nov. 1. The carriers, both owned by International Airline Group (IAG), announced the policy in a letter to U.K. travel agents. (www.travelweekly.com) المزيد...

UK jets dispatched to intercept Russian planes near its airspace

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Britain's Ministry of Defense says it dispatched two fighter jets from an airbase in Scotland to intercept two Russian planes that approached its airspace. The ministry said in a statement on Saturday that two Typhoon aircraft were scrambled from Lossiemouth Royal Air Force base in north east Scotland on Saturday morning. (www.bbc.com) المزيد...

Emirates First Class Flight + Lounge Review New York – Dubai (JFK-DXB)

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Introduction: The following is a guest post from Dara who scored first class tickets on Emirates. Really looks like a fantastic experience! My boyfriend and I were lucky enough to snag two first class seats on Emirates flagship JFK-DXB-LUS (Lusaka, Zambia). The DXB-LUS leg was also in first class but the aircraft, a Boeing 777, was not as impressive as the A380. Therefore, I will focus this review on the JFK-DXB leg. (www.planeetiquette.com) المزيد...