BREAKING Lufthansa is considering to retire it’s entire Airbus A380 and Boeing 747-400 fleet

Lufthansa is reportedly planning to retire all of its remaining Airbus A380s and Boeing 747-400s along with some older Airbus A340-600s. This information came from people familiar with the matter. Currently, Lufthansa Group has eight A380-800s, 43 A340s, and eight 747-400s in its fleet. However, the majority of these four-engined planes are already temporarily parked…

Elderly passenger ‘kicked off’ plane after complaining that a flight attendant was not wearing a face mask properly

Allegiant Air claim the elderly man was forced off for ‘repeatedly disrupting the pre-flight safety briefing’ but other passengers report flight attendants not wearing masks properly. An elderly man was reportedly forced off a plane after complaining that a flight attendant was not wearing a face mask properly. The elderly passenger was taken off the…

Airbus redesigns A350 cockpit control panel because pilots keep spilling their coffee

Airbus has redesigned an entire control panel for its Airbus A350 aircraft recently following reports of engine failures caused after the pilots spilled beverages, especially coffee. Two Airbus A350-900s experienced single-engine shutdowns because of spilled coffee on the control panel in the last eight months. The engines start switch and some electronic aircraft monitoring systems…

China’s biggest airshow will go ahead in November

China’s International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, the country’s biggest airshow, will go ahead in November, the organizer said on Wednesday, backtracking on an earlier announcement the 2020 event had been canceled due to COVID-19. The biennial event usually draws key suppliers – such as Airbus, Boeing and Commercial Aircraft Corp of China – and has…

Antonov releases first aircraft without Russian parts

The state aircraft-building enterprise “Antonov” has produced the airframe of the first serial transport aircraft An-178 without Russian parts. “This is the first aircraft that is built without a single Russian component. time was taken by import substitution and the search for new suppliers,” Oleksandr Los, President of Antonov State Enterprise said. He also said…

ALERT Boeing has discovered a new manufacturing issue with its 787 Dreamliner

Boeing said during fabrication of the 787 horizontal stabilizer it learned some components were clamped with greater force than specified, which could result in improper gap verification and shimming. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Tuesday it “is investigating manufacturing flaws affecting certain Boeing 787 jetliners. The agency continues to engage with Boeing.” The horizontal…