Finnair is weighing passengers

The airline launched the program, which will run intermittently into 2018, to get a more accurate picture of the average weights of the men, women and children that fly with the airline. Their carry-on baggage is also being taken into consideration and passengers must carry it onto the scale with them. Paivyt Tallqvist, director for…

ALERT Spicejet flight #SG2642 suffered a tail strike upon landing at Delhi Airport, India

SpiceJet DHC-8-400 (VT-SUL) #SG2642 suffered a tail strike upon landing in Delhi on Wednesday afternoon.   A SpiceJet spokesperson confirmed the incident and said none of the passengers were injured. The airline representative identified the damaged aircraft as VT-SUL, a Bombardier Q400 turboprop.   The official ruled out lack of visibility as a possible reason…

ALERT Airlink Avro RJ-85 #SA8103 to Johannesburg suffered an uncontained engine failure damaging the adjacent engine

Airlink Avro RJ-85 airliner operating flight #SA8103 from Harare to Johannesburg was involved in an event which resulted in it making an emergency landing at O.R. Tambo International Airport shortly after 20.40 local time on Wednesday 8 November. While en route one of the four engines suffered an uncontained failure which then caused damage to…