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Air India experiences tail strike upon takeoff, continues flight

After unexpectedly noticing an obstacle on Pune Airport, India (PNQ) runway during the takeoff, pilots of Air India Flight AI852 had to perform an emergency takeoff trying to avert a collision. While the Airbus A321 aircraft suffered a tail strike during the incident, it did not stop the flight crew from following the schedule. The flight continued as planned and landed safely in Delhi (DEL), India, two hours later. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Why all-Boeing Icelandair adding Airbus aircraft makes sense

While the Boeing 737 MAX groundings had a very heavy impact on the relatively small Icelandair, it has another problem: it has an aging fleet. And introducing Airbus aircraft into its all-Boeing fleet would make a lot of sense....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Airbus to replace A380 FAL with A321 FAL in Toulouse, France

When Airbus announced that it will cease the production of the A380, questions were raised about what would happen with the FAL at Toulouse. The manufacturer announced the question, as it will introduce an A321 FAL at the same site....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Airbus to produce seven A320 per month in Mobile, Alabama by 2021

With the goal to reach 63 Airbus A320neo aircraft per month, the European manufacturer announced it is increasing its investment in the Mobile, Alabama facility to facilitate that growth, creating more than 200 jobs in the process. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Halloween special: Top 5 scariest aviation close calls

While throughout history aviation got more comfortable and safer, on some occasions, that comfort and safety were almost thrown out the window. These are some of the scariest near-accidents that happened in the skies....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Qantas to become launch operator for Airbus A321P2F in 2020

Qantas in a deal with Australia Post has also announced that the Australian airline will become the launch airline of the Airbus A321 Passenger to Freight program. The newest narrow-body freighter brings a much-needed refreshment to the freighter market....