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Pijus Jauniskis

Virgin Australia ends long-haul; shifts to all-Boeing 737 fleet

Virgin Australia’s reorganization plan under voluntary administration includes mass layoffs, fleet recomposition and discontinuation of its subsidiary Tigerair Australia....


Clement Charpentreau

Trigana Boeing 737 skids on runway after unstabilized approach

After carrying out an unstabilized approach, a Trigana Air Boeing 737 freighter skidded on the runway of Wamena Airport (WMX), Indonesia, damaging its left wing....


Rytis Beresnevicius

How Ryanair became a formidable force in European aviation

While Ryanair did develop quite a few love-hate relationships over the years, the impressive rise of the company cannot be undermined. But one period might have been the most crucial one in the company's history....


Rytis Beresnevicius

FAA warns of Boeing 737 double-engine power loss

Following four in-flight engine shutdowns, the FAA issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (EAD) to all Boeing 737 Classic and NextGeneration operators, warning of a double-engine shutdown possibility....


Clement Charpentreau

Man arrested in second Ryanair bomb threat of the week

A Ryanair plane was escorted by the Royal Danish Air Force and met by the Oslo police upon landing after a bomb situation was declared mid-flight. It is the second incident of this kind in less than a week....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Boeing 737 MAX crisis: Losing the narrative (Part IV)

As the Boeing 737 MAX hit its peak, it seems like Boeing has lost the narrative. How did the newest 737 family member, dubbed the "gamechanger" become such a headache for the manufacturer and operators?...


Rytis Beresnevicius

Boeing 737 MAX crisis: a timeline (Part I)

Boeing is about to reveal its results for Q2 of 2019, potentially the hardest quarter in the company's history due to the 737 MAX crisis. But how did it come to this?...


Clement Charpentreau

iAero Boeing 737 tail parts go missing mid-flight

After what seemed like an uneventful flight, an iAero Boeing 737 landed with parts of its tail missing....


AeroTime Team

Boeing reportedly resumes 777X flight test campaign

As the production in its Washington State plants is restarting, Boeing reportedly scheduled a test flight for the 777X prototype N779XW. The campaign, which was stopped a month ago, could resume on April 23, 2020....


Clement Charpentreau

On this day: first Boeing 737 achieves maiden flight

With 10,575 aircraft delivered, the Boeing 737 family was until recently the most popular airplane ever. It all started on April 9, 1967, when the Boeing 737-100 took off for the first time....