Vueling

Cessna Citation exhaust gasses almost downed Vueling Airbus A320

The French Accident Investigators BEA revealed how exhaust gasses from a Cessna Citation Excel partially incapacitated a flight crew onboard a Vueling Airbus A320....


A320 flies without engine covers after crew forgets to latch them

On November 8, 2018, Vueling Airbus A320-200 (registered as EC-MDZ) took off from Bilbao, Spain (BIO). Right after the take-off, a warning message was received by the pilots, and one passenger notified a flight attendant that an engine seems to be missing a cover. Nevertheless, the flight continued as normal....


AAIB finds Vueling pilots “confused” during two landing incidents

The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) investigated two previous landing incidents of the same Vueling Airlines flight with the same Airbus A320 aircraft, both of which ended without injuries. While the flights were operated by different flight crews, in both cases pilots appeared not to understand when to commence the final descent, the investigators found. ...


Qatar Airways to seat two directors on IAG executive board

To gain the approval of its largest single shareholder, International Airlines Group (IAG) is looking at accepting two representatives from Qatar Airways onto their executive board....


IAG set to lose $1.6 billion on fuel-hedging alone

While low oil prices are something to celebrate, the shockingly-low prices have now become a worry for airlines, as they hedged on the very wrong side of the fence....


Battle of Vienna 2019: Low-cost carriers versus Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines CEO has hit out directly at Ryanair's own Michael O'Leary, stating that the low-cost carrier won't overtake the Austrian airline in Vienna. But how does the situation look currently and were Hoensbroech's comments justified?...


International Airlines Group orders 200 Boeing 737 MAX

On Tuesday IAG and Boeing announced a deal that nobody did expect. IAG has signed a letter of intent to order 200 Boeing 737 MAX. However, the deal is questionable:...


IAG orders 14 Airbus brand new A321XLRs

International Airlines Group (IAG) placed a firm order for 14 of Airbus’ newest A321XLR aircraft at the Paris Air Show, on June 18, 2019....


Vueling pilots’ strike: delays and cancellations to be expected

Despite other strikes in European aviation industry, Vueling pilots union announced, that they are going on 24 hour strike as well....


IAG to purchase Niki for $24 M

IAG intends to purchase the Austrian airline Niki for 20 million euros ($24 million) as well as provide up to 16.5 million euros to provide liquidity....