ALERT Boeing discovered foreign-object debris in fuel tanks of several 737MAX planes

Boeing has told employees that it discovered foreign-object debris in fuel tanks of “several” 737 Max planes the manufacturer has in storage, CNBC learned Tuesday. Foreign object debris “is absolutely unacceptable,” Boeing Commercial Airplanes executive Mark Jenks, a vice president and general manager of the 737 program and Renton production facility, according to the company’s…

INCIDENT A Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-400 emergency slide was accidentally deployed at Manchester Airport

Emergency slide was accidentally deployed on Virgin Atlantic 747 at Manchester Airport. As Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-400 (G-VAST) was about to be catered for flight #VS75 to Orlando, an emergency slide was activated, possibly after the door wasn’t properly disarmed. The flight #VS75 finally departed to Orlando with a delay of more than 6 hours.

BREAKING Technical issues affecting departure boards and check-in systems are causing disruption at London Heathrow

Thousands of passengers are facing cancellations and delays on Sunday after a systems failure affecting all terminals at London Heathrow airport. Departing passengers on social media reported “pandemonium” with information screens unavailable, while arriving travellers were stuck on planes or waiting in the terminal for baggage. Heathrow is the busiest airport in Europe. The failure…

BREAKING Pegasus Boeing 737-800 evacuated after landing at Dusseldorf Airport

Passengers were evacuated via emergency slides after landing at Dusseldorf Airport. Passengers of Pegasus flight #PC1003 from Istanbul were evacuated after the Boeing 737-800 landed at Dusseldorf. After the landing of the Boeing 737-800 (reg. TC-CPU registered), fire and smoke were noticed coming from the landing gear. As smoke was noticed by ATC controllers, emerging…