ALERT A female passenger has died on board KLM flight #KL808 despite emergency landing in Stockholm

  A female passenger has died on board KLM #KL808 flight from Manila to Amsterdam. A female passenger started coughing after departure from Manila. Over Russia, she suddenly felt unwell and fell into her seat 1K. Another passenger noticed her difficulties and understood she was unresponsive. Flights attendants were immediately alerted and provided medical assistance…

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…