Fokker

Do you know which airlines retired these aircraft? [Quiz]

While airlines cannot be what they are without aircraft, sometimes the latter has to go for a variety of reasons. But do you know which airlines have retired some of their aircraft?...


How crisis takes down aircraft manufacturer: Fokker story

While the early-1990s oil price shock was not on the same scale as some other crises that have impacted aviation, it did leave a mark in the history of the industry. Indirectly as a result of the crisis, the Dutch aircraft manufacturer Fokker was forced to declare bankruptcy in 1997, ending its 75-year history of building various aircraft in Germany and Netherlands....


Bek Air’s Fokker 100 with 100 onboard crashes in Kazakhstan

A Fokker 100 aircraft belonging to Bek Air lost altitude and crashed into a building during takeoff near Almaty (Kazakhstan) on December 27, 2019. There were 98 people onboard; initial reports indicate that at least 12 of them have not survived the accident....


Iran Air Fokker F-100 lands with fire

Unable to extract the undercarriage, Iran Air Fokker F-100 was forced to land on a belly at Tehran Mehrabad Airport on March 19, 2019. Passengers evacuated safely with no injuries reported....


Big surprise: Qantas buys Alliance Airlines share incognito?

On February 1, 2019, Qantas released an official statement claiming it has bought a 19.99% stake in Alliance Airlines - an Australian charter airline. With an average price of $2.40 AUD per share, the purchase cost the Australian flag carrier $60 million AUD ($ 43.56 million)....