INCIDENT Wingtip broken after a Western Global Boeing 747 after hit a light post in Columbia

Western Global Boeing 747-400, operated by UPS Airlines, lost its wingtip at Columbia Metropolitan Airport, South Carolina, after hitting a light pole on Sunday. The aircraft with registration N356KD was taxiing at the moment, having arrived as flight KD1198 from Philadelphia International Airport when the incident took place. As a result of the collision, the…

VIDEO Delta transports its first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines on passenger flights

Delta said it has transported two shipments of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine from Detroit to Atlanta and San Francisco on scheduled passenger flights. The Atlanta-based airline said the vaccines were transported on Tuesday with the highest priority and monitored by the company’s “Vaccine Watch Tower”. Delta is certified by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to…

ALERT Boeing performing additional checks on 787 Dreamliner after finding more assembly line defects

Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner quality inspections related to previously disclosed production flaws have found the same issue in other parts of the jet. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) began a review of the 787’s final assembly line following a series of quality control issues. Boeing said that the inspections for the production flaws were hampering the…