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Rytis Beresnevicius

DHL signs up for three additional 767 P2F conversions

The Germany-based logistics company DHL has ordered three Boeing 767 passenger-to-freighter converted aircraft, the company doing the conversions, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced....


AeroTime Team

Icelandair operates Boeing 767 for cargo flight ICE1721

Icelandair Boeing 767 took off from Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) in China on April 9, 2020. The passenger aircraft is operating a chartered cargo flight, carrying 17 tons of medical supplies to Iceland, as the country battles the coronavirus outbreak. ...


Zivile Zalagenaite

Delta to accelerate MD-88, MD-90 and Boeing 767 retirements

Facing a significant travel demand drop and other COVID-19 pandemic-caused challenges, Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian said the airline would accelerate retirements of its remaining McDonnell Douglas MD-88 and MD-90 fleets, as well as some older Boeing 767s. ...


Clement Charpentreau

Will coronavirus send the A380 into early retirement?

As the aviation industry is caught in the coronavirus crisis, American Airlines is accelerating the retirement of its older Boeing 767s. Meanwhile, at least three airlines have grounded their fleets of A380 aircraft, while Emirates is reportedly in discussions to postpone the last eight superjumbos deliveries. With long-haul routes being the most affected by travel bans, the coronavirus could send the giants into early retirement....


AeroTime Team

Heathrow disruption caused by stuck plane

Takeoffs and landings were temporarily disrupted at London Heathrow on the morning of February 19, 2020. An aircraft had to be towed away from a taxiway, forcing the airport to close one of its two runways for several “minutes”. The disruption, while short-lived, was pointed out to be the reason for United Airlines’ squawk 7700 emergency.   ...


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....


AeroTime Team

Air Canada Boeing 767 returns to Madrid amid engine scare

Air Canada Flight AC837 was scheduled to depart from Madrid (Spain) for Toronto (Canada) on February 3, 2020. But during the take-off, the Boeing 767 aircraft encountered technical problems. This was the beginning of an eerie four-hour Madrid-Madrid flight for the 128 passengers and eight crew on board.  ...


AeroTime Team

ANA All Nippon Airways suffers flaming engine problem

ANA All Nippon Airways flight en route from Fukuoka to Tokyo had to turn around and land at its departing airport after one of Boeing 767 engines caught fire during the climb....


Ruta Burbaite

Delta’s Boeing 767 evacuation slide drops from sky, lands in yard

A Delta Air Lines flight from Paris experienced an unusual incident on December 1, 2019, when it lost an aircraft part on approach to Boston. The incident was perhaps more unusual for those who found the plane’s massive evacuation slide dropped in the front yard. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is now reportedly investigating how the aircraft part could have fallen off Delta’s Boeing 767 mid-flight, landing in a residen...


Rytis Beresnevicius

Schrödinger's Plane: Boeing NMA or re-engined Boeing 767?

Rumors have emerged that Boeing is looking into putting a new engine on the 767. The study, called the 767-X, mostly focuses on freighter aircraft. Yet touches upon the possibility of the 767 replacing the NMA:...