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Incident: Air Canada B767 at Milan on Oct 8th 2016, rejected takeoff due to dead airspeed

An Air Canada Boeing 767-300, registration C-FXCA performing flight AC-895 from Milan Malpensa (Italy) to Toronto,ON (Canada), was accelerating for takeoff from Malpensa's runway 35L when the crew rejected takeoff at about 90 knots due to the captain's analog airspeed indicator not coming alive (avherald.com) More...

Exclusive: Onboard the Frontier Airbus A320neo Inaugural Revenue Flight

Nearly six years after finalizing their order for the Airbus A320neo, Frontier Airlines has operated its first revenue A320neo flight from Tampa to Denver. (airwaysmag.com) More...

This is what happens if you try to sneak a Galaxy Note 7 onto an airplane

In the wake of Samsung officially axing Galaxy Note 7 production last week, the FAA this past Friday banned all Note 7 devices from U.S. flights. Whereas previous bans prevented passengers from charging or using a Note 7 device in the air, the Note 7 is now classified as a forbidden hazardous material because it may "cause an ignition or a dangerous evolution of heat or become a fuel source for fire." (www.yahoo.com) More...

Low on fuel, Jet pilot made blind landing on 7th attempt

A Jet Airways aircraft made a “blind“ landing in Kerala in August last year in an unprecedented seventh attempt after running dangerously low on fuel due to six previous failed landing attempts on account of bad weather in two cities. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) had conduced an inquiry into this case of August 17, 2015, and the report has brought out some chilling facts. The Boeing 737 on its way from Doha to Kochi had six failed landing attempts -a first ever in aviation… (epaperbeta.timesofindia.com) More...

UPS Announces Order for 14 Boeing 747-8 Freighters

In positive news for the challenged 747-8F program, UPS has announced today an order for 14 Boeing 747-8 freighters. The agreement also includes purchasing options for 14 additional aircraft. (airwaysmag.com) More...

Cathay Pacific flies New Zealand’s first Airbus A350-900 service

Cathay Pacific has operated the first scheduled Airbus A350-900 flight to New Zealand with CX197 touching down at Auckland Airport a few minutes before 1300 local time on Friday. (australianaviation.com.au) More...

Virgin Atlantic Dreamliner fake seat

On Saturday night, my girlfriend and I were booked on what has been my favorite international airline, Virgin Atlantic. (www.inc.com) More...


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