Pijus Jauniskis

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....


Pijus Jauniskis

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....


Valius Venckunas

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....


Pijus Jauniskis

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. ...


Pijus Jauniskis

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....


Rytis Beresnevicius

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....


Rytis Beresnevicius

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....


AeroTime Team

PIA urges patience as flight PK8303 crash speculation soar

Pakistan International Airlines is urging to avoid speculation about probable causes that might have led to the flight PK8303 crash. The appeal comes following a release of what is alleged to be the recording of the A320 pilot’s last conversion with the ATC and headlines in various media sources claiming he ignored three warnings of the controllers just before the downing. ...


AeroTime Team

BREAKING | PIA flight PK8303 with 107 onboard crashes in Karachi

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Airbus A320 aircraft, carrying over 100 people onboard on a domestic flight PK8303 in Pakistan, crashed into a residential area in Karachi on May 22, 2020....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Airbus cuts production as customers defer aircraft deliveries

While the European planemaker managed to net 21 orders for commercial aircraft during March 2020, deliveries have slowed: Airbus handed off 55 aircraft to customers in February, while in March 2020, the company delivered 36 jets....