Clement Charpentreau

Jet2 flight suffers engine failure after suspected bird strike

A Jet2 Boeing 757, carrying out a test flight in Manchester, United Kingdom, suffered an engine issue during the climbing phase. The loud bang and flames emitted by one of the engines are suspected to be due to a bird strike....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Curious case of Delta’s 757 involved in Ponta Delgada incident

Seemingly, Delta Air Lines had good reason to repair the 23-year-old Boeing 757 when it sustained very heavy damage upon its landing in Ponta Delgada, Portugal in August 2019. However, the current pandemic might have changed the story of the aircraft....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Post-coronacrisis aviation: Middle Market Aircraft golden age?

As the industry was taken apart at its seems by the coronacrisis, could the Middle Market Aircraft of today and the short-term future be the thread to pull it back together?...


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

The Boeing NMA is dead. Long live the NMA?

With a change at the top, Boeing's tune is changing. Including the fact that Calhoun officially announced that the manufacturer will rethink the design of its much-anticipated jet, the NMA....


AeroTime Team

Delta plane evacuated, passengers claim engine fire

Updated. On January 1, 2020, Delta Airlines flight DL8817 from Mexico City (Mexico) reached the destination in New York (the United States) with over nine hours of delay. Unconfirmed reports on social media indicate that the incident was caused by a fire in the Boeing 757 left engine....


AeroTime Team

7 months after ceasing ops, Fly Jamaica files for bankruptcy

Fly Jamaica’s revival appears to not be going according to plan. After an incident and subsequent aircraft loss in late 2018, the airline ceased operations in late March 2019. A new group of investors attempted to defibrillate the “Greenheart” but are now filing for bankruptcy, media reports indicate. ...


Zivile Zalagenaite

United Airlines picks Boeing 757 successor, opts Airbus A321XLR

United Airlines has finally decided on which aircraft will replace its aging Boeing 757-200 fleet. The spot is going to be occupied by a brand new extra long-range narrow-body, the Airbus A321XLR. The first of new airliners are expected to serve United’s international routes already in 2024, the U.S. legacy carrier announced on December 3, 2019. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius

Irreplaceable narrow-body – Boeing 757 retrospective

We look back at one of the most interesting aircraft cases in aviation history, the Boeing 757....


Rytis Beresnevicius

The blockbuster aircraft at the Paris Air Show – the Airbus A321XLR

When the Paris Air Show opened its doors, airline executives got very excited. Airbus finally announced the successor to the 757 - the Airbus A321XLR. Read more:...