A convoy of five Qatar Airways cargo aircraft departed to China carrying 300 tonnes of medical supplies #coronavirus

A convoy of five aircraft made up of two Boeing 747F and three Boeing 777F carrying approximately 300 tonnes of medical supplies free-of-charge to Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Five Qatar Airways Cargo freighters departed to China today carrying approximately 300 tonnes of medical supplies donated by the airline to support Cornavirus relief efforts. The five…

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.