Airbus A320

Cessna Citation exhaust gasses almost downed Vueling Airbus A320

The French Accident Investigators BEA revealed how exhaust gasses from a Cessna Citation Excel partially incapacitated a flight crew onboard a Vueling Airbus A320....


Two LATAM Chile’s A320s trim wings in collision at Santiago

Two of Chile’s LATAM Airlines Airbus A320s suffered minor damage to their wings after a collision with each other during pushback at Santiago de Chile Airport (SCL) in Chile....


AirAsia crumbling airline empire: overstretched or opportunistic?

As AirAsia is looking to withdraw from some of its joint-ventures, including the close of AirAsia Japan, is the low-cost empire overstretched or was simply overly opportunistic in its expansion plans?...


American Airbus A320 lands with engine fire in San Antonio

An American Airlines Airbus A320 on approach to its destination declared Mayday due to a burning engine before safely landing without further incident in San Antonio, the United States....


Etihad A320 runway excursion severity was overstated, GCAA said

The ‘serious incident’ of Etihad Airways A320, which suffered a temporary runway excursion and damaged five runway edge lights, was reevaluated by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as less severe than initially perceived....


A320 flies without engine covers after crew forgets to latch them

On November 8, 2018, Vueling Airbus A320-200 (registered as EC-MDZ) took off from Bilbao, Spain (BIO). Right after the take-off, a warning message was received by the pilots, and one passenger notified a flight attendant that an engine seems to be missing a cover. Nevertheless, the flight continued as normal....


AAIB finds Vueling pilots “confused” during two landing incidents

The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) investigated two previous landing incidents of the same Vueling Airlines flight with the same Airbus A320 aircraft, both of which ended without injuries. While the flights were operated by different flight crews, in both cases pilots appeared not to understand when to commence the final descent, the investigators found. ...


MEA Airbus A330 and Turkish Boeing 777 collided in Nigeria

An incident was recorded on July 29, 2020, when a Middle East Airlines (MEA) Airbus A330-200 (registered OD-MEA) collided with a parked Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300ER (registered TC-LJC) during taxiing at Lagos Airport (LOS), Nigeria....


Alaska Airlines Flight 422 diverted by unruly passenger

An unruly passenger who shouted threats on board an Alaska Airlines flight 422 forced the aircraft to return back to Seattle....


Negotiating or just slagging off? Modern art of aircraft deals

The way of negotiating for an aircraft order could be a way of art for some. That could also mean that the wrong price or poor quality of a product can result in some spicy comments to the media....