First-ever spacewalk conducted only by women cancelled because of missing medium size spacesuits

NASA has cancelled its planned all-women spacewalk at the International Space Station this week over limited spacesuit sizes for participating astronauts. The spacewalk, announced earlier this month, was set to mark a historic moment as the first-ever spacewalk conducted only by women. In a statement released on Monday, NASA said its decision was made due…

BREAKING China Aviation Supplies Holding Company to order 290 A320 Family aircraft and 10 A350 XWB Family aircraft

Airbus and China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CAS) signed a General Terms Agreement (GTA) covering the purchase by Chinese airlines of a total of 300 Airbus aircraft. The GTA was signed in Paris, France by Guillaume Faury, President of Airbus Commercial Aircraft and future Airbus CEO, and Jia Baojun, Chairman of CAS, in the presence…

BREAKING British Airways #BA3273 from London City landed in Edinburgh instead of Dusseldorf after the flight path was submitted incorrectly

British Airways flight #BA3273 to Dusseldorf in Germany has landed in Edinburgh by mistake, after the flight paperwork was submitted incorrectly is reporting the BBC. The passengers only realised the error when the plane landed and the “welcome to Edinburgh” announcement was made. The BAe 146-200 aircraft (reg. D-AMGL) operated by WDL took off from London…

INCIDENT United #UA99 Boeing 787-9 from Melbourne to LAX diverted to Noumea after oxygen masks automatically dropped due to smoke in cockpit

A United Airlines Boeing 787-9 diverted to the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia on Monday (March 25) after reports of smoke coming from the cockpit, a local official told AFP. The United States aircraft flying 256 passengers from Melbourne, Australia, to Los Angeles, touched down safely at La Tontouta airport in New Caledonia’s capital…