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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....


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

How one China Southern flight killed the A340, A380 and B747

The 20th century, by far, included the biggest technological advancements in aviation's short history. While there were many important milestones, one, possibly underlooked one, started the slow demise of quad-engine aircraft....


Clement Charpentreau

Boeing 777 fuel indicator discrepancies prompt FAA directive

The Federal Aviation Administration issued an airworthiness directive regarding the fuel quantity indicating system of the Boeing 777 aircraft. The notice follows dozens of incidents reported by operators....


Edvinas Andrijevskis

Swiss modifies 4 more Boeing 777 aircraft for cargo-only flights

Switzerland’s flag carrier Swiss International Air Lines have reported to be carrying out modifications on 4 of their Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.Previously, Swiss had disclosed plans to remove all ec...


Clement Charpentreau

Delta Air Lines to retire Boeing 777 fleet

Delta Air Lines will permanently remove the 18 Boeing 777 aircraft from its fleet by the end of 2020....


Clement Charpentreau

Thai Airways Boeing 777 engine explosion prompts FAA directive

The Federal Aviation Administration issued an airworthiness directive regarding the General Electric GE90 engine powering the Boeing 777. The notice follows an uncontained engine failure that affected a Thai Airways aircraft....


AeroTime Team

British Airways denies sabotage in Heathrow hangar

When British Airways (BA) Boeing 777 got an unexpected wash with a fire extinguisher foam, some suspected sabotage by unhappy staff. After all, the company had just announced thousands of job cuts. However, the airline denies that the incident was caused by an employee, stating the incident was simply caused by a system malfunction. ...


AeroTime Team

Qatar Airways Boeing 777 collides with seagull

Qatar Airways Boeing 777 aircraft, carrying 243 passengers on board the flight QR3273, encountered a bird strike as it was landing in Tunisia on April 21, 2020....


AeroTime Team

Emirates 777, British Airways A350XWB collide on ground

British Airways first Airbus A350-1000 aircraft, delivered to the airline less than a year ago, was damaged during an incident in Dubai International Airport (DXB). The aircraft collided on the ground with Emirates Boeing 777-300 on April 13, 2020. ...