Japan Airlines takes delivery of first A350 XWB

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is the first aircraft produced by Airbus for JAL. The milestone event was attended by JAL Representative Director and Chairman Yoshiharu Ueki and Airbus Chief Commercial Officer Christian Scherer. Altogether, JAL has ordered 31 A350 XWB…

The decommissioned Boeing 747 for the largest underwater theme park in the world was sailing to her new home

The decommissioned Boeing 747 aircraft Bahraini authorities plan to sink into the sea as part of preparations for the kingdom’s new underwater theme park was bought from the United Arab Emirates for $100,000, according to a government minister. Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed Alzayani told the Gulf Daily News (GDN) website at a press…

BREAKING A Norwegian Boeing 737MAX was forced to land in France after German authorities denied entry into their airspace

A repositioning flight of a Boeing 737MAX8 from Malaga to Stockholm landed at Paris-Vatry airport after the German authorities denied entry into their airspace. A Norwegian Boeing 737MAX8 failed to reach its base in Stockholm and landed at Paris-Vatry airport. The aircraft was on a repositioning flight and had no passengers on board. The aircraft…

ALERT Over 400 Flights canceled in the U.S. due to ADS-B navigation system issue

According to the FAA, “certain aircraft equipped with the Rockwell Collins GPS 4000-100 and select ADS-B out GPS receivers are indicating ‘ADS-B fail, unavailable, TCAS fail or transponder fail’ messages.” Aircraft without working transponders were directed to coordinate with the FAA before departure, a prior directive had instructed those planes not to fly above 28,000…

Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader killed at Kuala Lumpur airport in Feb. 2017, was a CIA Source

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zjfm_XOxLOs Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the CIA, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. The newspaper cited an unnamed “person knowledgeable about the matter” for the report, and said many details of Kim Jong-nam’s relationship with the CIA remained unclear. It…

ALERT Paris CDG and ORY airports received threatening messages “We will put a bomb in your airport”

The prosecutor of Créteil opened a judicial investigation after threatening messages targeting Paris airports Roissy and Orly were received. A judicial investigation was open after after threatening messages targeting Paris airports Roissy and Orly were received. Three e-mails were sent to the Paris Airport Group (ADP). Two of them mentioned Roissy CDG Airport, the second…