• US Airways ‪Flight ‎US1825 Emergency Landing (Video)

    US Airways ‪flight ‎US1825‬ made an emergency landing in Houston after the nose gear failed to deploy. The Embraer ERJ-190 was bound from Philadelphia, only 1 person sustained light injuries.

  • Pics – Lufthansa 747-8 Retro Livery

    To celebrate their 60th birthday, the German flag carrier Lufthansa has painted one of its new Boeing 747-8i in 1970 retro livery. Since 45 years the “Jumbo” is an integral part and work horse of the Lufthansa long-haul fleet. Back in 1970 the carrier was the first European airline to introduce the 747. The new…

  • Nepal Airlines Receives First Airbus A320

    Nepal Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320 aircraft. With its home base in Kathmandu, the A320 was chosen for Nepal Airlines’ single aisle fleet for its performance and capability demanded by high altitude airports. The aircraft has Required Navigation Performance (RNP) capability built-in, which enables the aircraft to fly precisely along predefined…

  • American Airlines orders more Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen

    American Airlines orders more Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen

    American Airlines has ordered 24 more Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen regional jets. The options were originally acquired as part of American’s Bombardier order from December 2013. The new planes will be operated under the American Eagle brand. Based on the list price for the CRJ900 NextGen aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately $1.14 billion…

  • Video – Transasia ATR72 Crash at Taipei

    An ATR-72-600 (B-22816), operated by Transasia (Flight GE235), crashed into a river near Taipei shortly after takeoff. According to news sources, shortly after takeoff the crew radioed “Mayday! Mayday! Engine Flame Out!”, lost height and hit a bridge with its left wing at nearly 90 degrees of bank angle. At least 31 of the 58…

  • Pics – Scoot’s First 787 Dreamliner

    The Singapore-based low-cost airline “Scoot” received its first 787 Dreamliner. Scoot is a parent company of Singapore Airlines and will take delivery of additional 19 787 Dreamliners. The airplanes were originally ordered by Singapore Airlines, which included ten 787-9 and ten 787-8s.

  • Infographic – The Story of Ryanair

    Infographic – The Story of Ryanair

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  • How much does an Airbus cost?

    How much does an Airbus cost?

    In case you’ve ever wondered how much an Airbus passenger jet costs, here are the official Airbus list prices for 2015. Airbus Model Price in Mio USD A318 74.3 A319 88.6 A320 97.0 A321 113.7 A319neo 97.5 A320neo 106.2 A321neo 124.4 A330-200 229.0 A330-800neo 249.6 A330-200 Freighter 232.2 A330-300 253.7 A330-900neo 284.6 A350-800 269.5 A350-900…

  • Airbus to Introduce Floatable Black Boxes

    Airbus to Introduce Floatable Black Boxes

    Airbus A350 and A380 planes will soon be equipped with ejectable black boxes that can float, making them easier to find in an air crash at sea. At the end of last year Airbus got the green light from EASA (European Air Security Agency) to work on the necessary modifications to its planes in order…

  • Airbus A321 to go Transatlantic

    Airbus has officially launched the A321neo with 97 tonnes Maximum Take Off Weight (MTOW). The A321neo 97t will have, with 4,000nm, the longest range of any single aisle airliner available today and tomorrow, making it ideally suited to transatlantic routes and will allow airlines to tap into new long haul markets which were not previously…

  • Ethiopian Cargo Boeing 737 Crash Landing

    Ghana Airports Company is reporting, that an Ethiopian Cargo Boeing 737 (ET-AQV) has crash-landed at Accra (Ghana). The plane bound from Lome (Togo) has skidded off the runway on landing. All 3 crew on board have been taken to the hospital. As you can see in the photos below, the plane was heavily damaged. The…

  • AirAsia QZ8501 Tail Recovered (Photos)

    The tail of AirAsia QZ8501 has been recovered from the seabed of the Java Sea. The rear part of the Airbus A320-200, that crahed two weeks ago, was spotted on Wednesday by an unmanned underwater vehicle at a depth of about 30m (100ft). It was upside down and partially buried about 30km (20 miles) from…

  • Truck hits Airbus A330 (Photos)

    A just 3 month old Airbus A330 was hit by a cleaning truck. Probably beyond repair. Source

  • Boeing Deliveries Fourth-Quarter 2014

    Boeing Deliveries Fourth-Quarter 2014

    Boeing deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the fourth quarter of 2014 as well as total deliveries for 2014. The list includes delivery under operating lease (which is identified by parentheses). 4th Quarter 2014 737 Next Generation 126 747 7 (1) 767 3 777 24 787 35 Apache (New Builds) 15 Chinook (New…

  • AirAsia Flight QZ8501- Emergency water landing gone wrong?

    Several news sources are reporting that the pilots of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 may have managed to make an emergency water landing, only for the plane to be overcome by high seas. The Airbus A320-200 that disappeared from radar over the Java Sea during a storm, has failed to send the emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signals…

  • Etihad Airways – First 787-9 Dreamliner Delivered

    Boeing delivered Etihad Airways’ first 787-9 Dreamliner sporting the airline’s new “Facets of Abu Dhabi” livery which was revealed at a ceremony earlier 2014. The colors are reminiscent of the desert landscape, inspired by the culture, Islamic design and architecture motifs of the United Arab Emirates. The airplane is the first of the 71 Dreamliners…

  • Shaheen Air – Landing Gear Collapse on Landing

    Pakistani airline Shaheen Air, a Boeing 737-4H6 (AP-BJN), was damaged in a runway excursion at Lahore-Allama Iqbal International Airport (LHE), Pakistan. Flight NL147 bound from Karachi (KHI), after landing went to the right off the side of the runway and came to rest in the grass with a collapsed left main landing gear. Pilots reported…

  • JetBlue Struck by Laser Beam (ATC Audio)

    On Dec. 28 2014, JetBlue Flight B61994 (Embraer ERJ-190AR) bound from Nassau, Bahamas to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was struck by a laser beam while on approach to Fort Lauderdale (KFLL). Prior to landing the crew requested medical personal to meet them at the gate after arrival. The first officer sustained unknown eye injury, according to…

  • AirAsia A320 Runway Excursion (Photos)

    An AirAsia Airbus A320 (RP-C8972) suffered a runway excursion while landing on runway 23 at Kalibo Airport (KLO), Philippines. Runway 23 has an LDA (Landing Distance Available) of 2187 meters. Flight Z2272 arrived at Kalibo after a scheduled flight from Manila, Philippines. The airplane came to rest on the grass and all passengers were evacuated…

  • Videos of Virgin Atlantic Emergency Landing at London Gatwick

    A Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-400 G-VROM, flight VS43, carried out an emergency landing at London Gatwick airport due to landing gear failure. The flight was bound from London Gatwick to Las Vegas. Part 1 – Emergency Landing incl. ATC audio Part 2 – Emergency Vehicles with Radio Emergency Landing from different perspective Video from inside…

  • AirAsia A320 Missing in Indonesia

    AirAsia flight QZ8501 from Surabaya to Singapore has lost contact with air traffic control December 28 at 07:24 (Surabaya local time). The flight took off from Juanda International Airport in Surabaya at 05:35 hours local time (22:35 UTC). The aircraft was an Airbus A320-200 with the registration number PK-AXC. The plane went missing over the…