Southwest attendant suffers broken back in hard landing (29)
The Associated Press August 8, 2022, 8:30 PM DALLAS (AP) - A Southwest Airlines flight attendant suffered a compression fracture to a vertebra in her upper back during a hard landing last month in California, according to federal safety investigators. The National Transportation Safety Board said the impact of landing was so hard that the flight attendant thought the plane had crashed.
Sanctions bite: Russia starts stripping jetliners for parts (11) with Reuters 09-08-2022 File photo. An Aeroflot Russian Airlines aircraft drives at the Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow, Russia, 24 December 2020. [EPA-EFE/SERGEI ILNITSKY] Russian airlines, including state-controlled Aeroflot, are stripping jetliners to secure spare parts they can no longer buy abroad because of Western sanctions, four industry sources told Reuters.
Boeing notches 130 new orders in July, delivers 26 jets (4)
By Pilar Wolfsteller 2022-08-09T15:00:00+01:00 Boeing landed new orders for 130 aircraft in July, most of which were 737 airframes, with four cancellations. The 130 new orders included 127 737 Max aircraft - 100 of which will go to Delta Air Lines, 25 to Qatar Airways and two to American Airlines, the Arlington, Virginia-based airframer said on 9 August. In addition, the company landed orders for three 777F freighter aircraft: one for Fedex and two for Air Canada.
Boeing to resume 787 Dreamliner aircraft deliveries, says US' FAA (10)
Deliveries were suspended for almost 2 years due to some flaws in manufacturing Ovunc Kutlu | 08.08.2022 ANKARA US-based airplane manufacturer Boeing can resume deliveries of its 787 Dreamliner aircraft, the country's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced on Monday. "Boeing has made the necessary changes to ensure that the 787 Dreamliner meets all certification standards," the American aviation regulator said in a statement.
US aviation control greenlights deliveries for Boeing's troubled planes (6)
42 minutes ago The Federal Aviation Administration said it will inspect each plane before it is approved for delivery. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner after its landing at Le Bourget airport, east of Paris, upon its presentation for the first time at the 49th Paris Air Show at the airport, Tuesday June 21, 2011.
How does India have twice as many women airline pilots as the US? (4)
Female pilots are no longer a rarity in India, making the country a success story in diversity in the aviation sector. India has the highest percentage of female pilots globally [File: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg] By Ragini SaxenaBloomberg Published On 9 Aug 2022 Nivedita Bhasin became the world's youngest commercial airline captain in 1989, but the Indian pilot still recalls her early years when other crew
ASL takes full control of maintenance firm X-air Services (2)
By Graham Dunn 2022-08-09T15:46:00+01:00 ASL Holdings has taken full control of X-air Services, the Belgian MRO joint venture it co-owns with Sabena Technics. ASL Airlines Belgium is X-air's largest customer, while its units in Ireland and France also use the MRO's facilities for light and heavy maintenance checks. Source: ASL Airlines Belgium ASL Aviation Holdings' chief operating officer Colin Grant says: "This
Boeing, Nammo complete another Ramjet 155 projectile trial (2)
By Defense Brief Editorial - August 9, 2022 Photo: Boeing US defense contractor Boeing and its Norwegian counterpart Nammo say they have test-fired a ramjet-powered artillery projectile, in another test that has demonstrated the viability of the US Army's long-range precision fires concept. During the June 28 test at the Andoya Test Center in Norway, a Boeing Ramjet 155 projectile was fired out of a cannon and its ramjet engine
Trump dice que el FBI registra su finca Mar-a-Lago (4)
By Associated Press Associated PressAug 09, 2022 at 8:25 pm WASHINGTON - El FBI realiz'o un registro en la finca Mar-a-Lago del expresidente Donald Trump, inform'o el lunes el exmandatario en un extenso comunicado, y afirm'o que los agentes abrieron una caja fuerte.
Airbus Delivered 46 Jets In July, Books Big China Order (2)
By Tim Hepher 08/09/22 AT 7:36 AM Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Share on Flipboard Undelivered Airbus A320neo-family airplanes that have been built without engines, due to supply chain shortages, are seen parked outside the European plane-maker's factory in Blagnac, France August 4, 2022. Airbus on Monday confirmed slower deliveries in July as a supply crunch left semi-finished jets outside its factories without engines, but