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Incident: SAS B738 near Stockholm on Oct 17th 2017, smell of smoke in cockpit

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A SAS Scandindavian Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration LN-RGH performing flight SK-128 from Malmo to Stockholm (Sweden) with 157 people on board, was on approach to Stockholm Arlanda Airport's runway 19L at about 08:27L (06:27Z) when the crew reported the smell of smoke in the cockpit (avherald.com) Altro...

Primera Boeing 737 at Alicante on Oct 17th 2017, engine shut down in flight

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A Primera Air Nordic Boeing 737-800, registration YL-PSB performing flight 6F-108 from Alicante,SP (Spain) to Keflavik (Iceland), was climbing out of Alicante's runway 10 when the crew needed to shut an engine (CFM56) down. (www.aeroinside.com) Altro...

Chicago security officers who dragged Kentucky doctor David Dao off overbooked United Airlines flight are fired

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TWO Chicago airport security officers have been fired and a third resigned for their roles in dragging a doctor off an overbooked United Airlines flight for refusing to give up his seat. Dr David Dao 69, lost two front teeth, suffered a significant concussion and his nose was broken when he was forced off the flight from Chicago to Louisville... (www.daviationnews.com) Altro...

Airbus delivers first A321neo from Latin America to Avianca

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First new generation single-aisle model goes to the largest customer of the A320neo Family in the Latin America region... (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Altro...

Aeromexico Boeing 737 near Hermosillo on Oct 9th 2017, engine shut down in flight

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An Aeromexico Boeing 737-800, registration XA-MIA performing flight AM-774 (dep Oct 8th) from Guadalajara to Tijuana (Mexico), was enroute at FL380 about 130nm south of Hermosillo (Mexico) when the left hand engine (CFM56) emitted noise and streaks of flame (www.aeroinside.com) Altro...

End of an era for the Boeing 747, the Queen of the Skies

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The Queen of the Skies is in the final days of her reign. For decades, the Boeing 747 ruled over the airline industry, a workhorse with a royal nickname that made flying more affordable because of its huge seating capacity... (www.aviationfigures.com) Altro...

Efforts to crush Canada’s jet ambitions may have just failed

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Making the Canadian CSeries jet a much bigger threat to its 737 family was probably not what Boeing intended when it tried to cripple it being sold cheaply to US carriers (blogs.crikey.com.au) Altro...

Bombardier CSeries Will Avoid 300% Duties With US Assembly: Executives

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Bombardier and Airbus executives confirm that plans to open a CSeries final assembly line in the USA would enable the companies to avoid a potentially disastrous 300% tariff on imports of CS100s. (www.flightglobal.com) Altro...

Malaysia Airlines Chief Peter Bellew Quits to Rejoin Ryanair

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Malaysia Airlines chief executive Peter Bellew is to step down from the airline after barely a year, having been recruited by budget carrier Ryanair to serve as chief operations officer. (www.flightglobal.com) Altro...

Delta Evaluating Airbus A320neo or Boeing 737 MAX Family Order

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Delta Air Lines is looking at both the Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 Max for an upcoming narrowbody order. (www.flightglobal.com) Altro...

Airbus Envisions Harmonizing CSeries With A320

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Airbus will look to smooth the boundary between the Bombardier CSeries and its own single-aisle aircraft line in order to create a more harmonised range. (www.flightglobal.com) Altro...

PICTURES: Qantas Takes Delivery of First Boeing 787-9

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Qantas has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 at a ceremony held at Boeing’s delivery centre in Everett. (www.flightglobal.com) Altro...

EasyJet Confirms Alitalia Bid

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UK LCC easyJet has confirmed that it has submitted an expression of interest in troubled Italian flag carrier Alitalia, as parallel talks to acquire part of airberlin continue. (atwonline.com) Altro...

Airbus aims to fly A330neo on 19 October

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Airbus has tentatively fixed a 19 October date for the maiden A330neo flight. The date falls within an interval it had previously identified as a possible window for the A330-900's initial sortie. (www.flightglobal.com) Altro...

FAA looking after pilot drops turkeys on Arkansas festival

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The Federal Aviation Administration it will check to see whether any laws or regulations were broken when a low-flying pilot dropped live turkeys onto an Arkansas festival over the weekend. The annual Yellville Turkey Trot in northern Arkansas has included a turkey drop for more than five decades , though sponsors in recent years have distanced themselves from the practice. Several birds were dropped Saturday and then chased by festival-goers below. (abcnews.go.com) Altro...

Opinion: Airbus sends a thank you card to Donald Trump and Boeing

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There’s chutzpah and then there’s the deal that Airbus SE just struck with Bombardier Inc. By acquiring a 50 percent stake in Bombardier’s struggling CSeries commercial jet program — for free — Airbus has handed Boeing Co., its U.S. nemesis, a whopping black eye. (www.airlineboarding.net) Altro...

Malaysian A380 Loses a Nose Wheel Ater Landing

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A Malaysia Airlines Airbus A380-800 from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur lost the left nose wheel and was supported by the right hand nose wheel only. The aircraft was towed to the apron. (avherald.com) Altro...

UTAir Boeing 737 near Moscow on Oct 15th 2017, smoke in cockpit

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A UTAir Boeing 737-800, registration VQ-BQR performing flight UT-295 from Moscow Vnukovo to Surgut (Russia) with 175 people on board, was enroute at FL370 about 260nm northeast of Moscow's Vnukovo Airport when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and initiated an emergency (www.aeroinside.com) Altro...

Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

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Airbus to acquire majority stake in the C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership. Partnership brings together two complementary product lines, with 100-150 seat market segment expected to represent more than 6,000 new aircraft over the next 20 years. (www.airbus.com) Altro...

Ryanair to challenge Lufthansa's Air Berlin deal

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Ryanair is set to challenge a Lufthansa deal to to buy parts of failed German carrier Air Berlin. The budget Irish airline said it would take the €210m deal to European competition authorities. (www.bbc.com) Altro...