Air France to reduce its A380 fleet

The French flag carrier is to get rid of around 20% to 50% of their “super jumbo” fleet. Two A380s (currently leased) will be returned to their lessor next year with the other three (also leased) returned later. The news was confirmed by Canadian Benjamin Smith, Air France’s newly appointed CEO. Air France finds the…

Passengers were asked to help pay for the repair bill after LOT #LO92 Dreamliner suffered a hydraulic problem and could not take off

After a Boeing 787 hydraulic pump broke down, passengers on board LOT Polish Airlines flight #LO92 were asked to help pay the bill for repairs so they could take off. LOT Polish Airlines flight #LO91 from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Beijing on November 12, 2018 experienced hydraulic failure. The problem was noticed upon arriving in Beijing during…