Air Accident Investigation Unit Ireland: INCIDENT: Boeing 737-8AS, EI-EKB, En route Krakow – Edinburgh, 9 March 2014: REPORT 2016-004

During a scheduled passenger flight from Krakow, Poland (EPKK) to Edinburgh, Scotland (EGPH) on 9 March 2014 a cabin crew member (CCM) reportedly fell in the galley area and injured his back. The CCM subsequently visited a doctor and following referral for an X-ray was diagnosed with a “fracture of the transverse process of the … [Read more…]

Iberia will fly to Liege airport until 28 March

Since Zaventem airport in Brussels remains closed, Iberia informs that it will continue flying to Liege airport, 98 km. east of the Belgian capital, at least until 28 March. Iberia will contact customers booked on Monday between Madrid and Brussels and registered on Iberia Conecta about the status… Read more…

Port of Seattle welcomes Spirit Airlines first flight

Sea-Tac Welcomes First New Domestic Airline Since 2008 with Inaugural Flight of Ultra-Low Fare Spirit Airlines Twice-daily service to Los Angeles started tonight, Las Vegas service begins April 14 SEATTLE – The Port of Seattle welcomes the first new domestic airline since 2008 at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with tonight’s inaugural flight of Spirit Airlines to … [Read more…]

This Summer Riga Airport Expects a Significant Increase in Passenger Traffic

On Sunday, 27 March, a summer flight schedule will be introduced at Riga International Airport. Three new airlines are planning to start operations at the airport while the national carrier airBaltic will open flights to new destinations and resume flights on several routes that in the winter season were not serviced. Therefore passengers are asked … [Read more…]

Fly direct to Las Vegas with Norwegian

Starting 1 November, Norwegian will offer direct flights between Oslo Airport and major US city Las Vegas. Norwegian is also adding one additional weekly departure on its route to Los Angeles. Tickets go on sale today, 23 March. The direct route between Oslo Airport and Las Vegas will be the eighth direct flight to the US, … [Read more…]

Wing was mounted on the AN−132D

In assembly shop of ANTONOV Company works on mounting the wing on the AN−132D aircraft demonstrator were completed. The next stage of the aircraft construction, which is created according to the contract with King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has been performed. Simultaneously with construction of the aircraft demonstrator, … [Read more…]

Qatar Airways Makes History In Boston

BOSTON, March 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Yesterday afternoon, Qatar Airways commenced daily, non-stop service between Logan International Airport in Boston and Hamad International Airport in Doha. The historic first Airbus A350 arrival touched down at Logan this afternoon, marking the beginning of a much-anticipated partnership between the city of Boston and the ‘2015 Airline of the … [Read more…]

Boeing, Air Europa Celebrate Delivery of the Airline’s First 787 Dreamliner

Carrier is first Spanish operator to fly 787 Airplane will grow Air Europa’s network, open new routes to South America MADRID, March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA], Air Europa and SMBC Aviation Capital are celebrating the delivery of the carrier’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner today. Air Europa leased its first 787 through an agreement … [Read more…]

Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner Begins Major Assembly

 Major assembly of the first Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787-10 Dreamliner is underway, the latest major milestone in the development of the newest member of the super-efficient 787 family. Pictured here, Boeing partner Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. began installing the circular frames into the midforward section of the fuselage on March 14, a full two weeks ahead … [Read more…]

Southwest Airlines® Launches Summer Service Additions At Baltimore/Washington International Airport

DALLAS, March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today increased its bookable schedule by six daily nonstop trips from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) every day beginning June 5th and ending Aug. 6th. All additional flights are on sale immediately at Southwest.com. Customers can expect additional service announcements throughout 2016. “This is … [Read more…]