China signs for 300 Boeing aircraft!

China Aviation Supplies Holding Company has signed orders and commitments covering 300 Boeing aircraft, valued at more than $37 billion at list prices. The deal, which was signed in Beijing on Nov. 9, coincided with US president Donald Trump’s state visit to China. Chinese president Xi Jinping also attended the signing ceremony. According to some…

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…