Emergency Landing Decision After Sparks On The Plane!

United Airlines flight to Sao Paulo makes emergency landing after sparks erupt from plane. A United Airlines jet was forced to make an emergency landing after a shower of sparks erupted shortly after takeoff and debris fell to the ground. The major American airline flight UAL149 was on its way to Sao Paulo International Airport when the incident occurred while it was climbing. It continued its ascent before entering a holding pattern over the Atlantic and dumping fuel across the ocean to reduce weight before flying back to Newark Liberty…


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27 passengers flee plane after pregnant woman allegedly fakes labor to force emergency landing in Spain. Spain: Search for 14 people who ran from plane after emergency landing forced by woman arrested ‘faking’ she was about to give birth. Spanish police were searching for 14 people who ran from a plane at Barcelona’s airport after it made an emergency landing Wednesday to obtain assistance for a pregnant woman who allegedly simulated that she was about to give birth, authorities said. The office for Spain’s government in the Catalonia region said…

American Airlines cancels more than 600 flights on Sunday

American Airlines canceled another 634 flights on Sunday, more than 12% of its total operations for the day, the company said Sunday.The airline has now canceled more than 1,500 flights since Friday, as it deals with weather issues and staffing shortages that started last week.”With additional weather throughout the system, our staffing begins to run tight as crew members end up out of their regular flight sequences,” American said in a statement to CNN on Saturday Two days of severe winds in Dallas-Fort Worth, its largest hub, sharply reduced arrival…

An Airbus A330-303, Turkish Airlines, suffered an apparent compressor stall just after take-off

Turkish Airlines flight Istanbul to Johannesburg, departed Wednesday (07.09.2021) at 01:45 am (Istanbul time), massive booms from the left engine (Nu.1) on take-off, with bursts of flames from front of the affected engine, for about 20 seconds during takeoff.The aircraft entered a holding pattern at 6000 feet to burn fuel and landed safely almost 4 hours and 30 minutes after takeoff.Upon landing, Airplane taxied straight to the Turkish air technical hangar and passengers disembarked to buses to the terminal. Pilot Note: How dangerous is such a situation on a twin-jet…

PilotsGlobal Announces Launch Of New Digital Platform for Pilots; Simplifying Job Search Process

PilotsGlobal introduces a new way to connect Pilots with job opportunities WILMINGTON, DE, USA, September 7, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — PilotsGlobal announced today the official launch of its new digital platform for pilots, aiming to simplify the job search process and connect active pilot job seekers with employers in a more efficient way during COVID-19 pandemic recovery and throughout their entire professional career. The solution brings to the market a unique set of technologies allowing pilots to search the largest centralized pool of job opportunities, access structured job market information, and…

Most airlines could be bankrupt by May. Governments will have to help

London (CNN Business)Global aviation is shutting down because of the coronavirus outbreak and travel restrictions designed to contain it, and many airlines will need government bailouts within weeks or face bankruptcy.Airlines across the world are grounding planes, laying off workers and scrambling to preserve cash as measures to contain the outbreak prompt flight bans and wipe out global travel demand.The three biggest global airline alliances, oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance, urged governments to “evaluate all possible means” to assist the industry. They represent more than 58 of the world’s leading carriers. Some European airlines have already…

Airbus A220 Engine Failure Cause Narrowed Down By FAA

The FAA has issued a further airworthiness directive to operators of the A220. The US aviation safety regulator now requires operators of A220 aircraft in US airspace to remove certain full-authority digital engine control software and install new software. The directive comes after four in-flight shutdowns last year. The FAA considers this a serious safety issue This latest directive concerning the A220 follows an earlier directive issued in September 2019 after a series of engine shutdowns in the skies over Europe. According to a report in Flight Global, three of these…

Thai Airways Chairman Resigns

Thai Airways revealed yesterday that its chairman, Ekniti Nitithanprapas resigned effective immediately. His resignation comes at a challenging time for the airline, which has posted heavy losses so far this year. Thai Airways revealed yesterday that its chairman, Ekniti Nitithanprapas resigned effective immediately. His resignation comes at a challenging time for the airline, which has posted heavy losses so far this year. AP News reported earlier today on Thai Airways’ most recent high-level resignation – Chairman Ekniti Nitithanprapas. He stepped down yesterday without explanation, joining three of the airline’s executive directors…

Thomas Cook Goes Bankrupt Leaving 600,000 Passengers Stranded

Following a meeting in London yesterday, British travel firm and charter airline operator, Thomas Cook, has gone bankrupt. Last-ditch meeting Yesterday, Thomas Cook met with key players in an attempt to avert a collapse. The British travel firm needed to secure £200m of extra funds if it was to prevent bankruptcy. The last-ditch meeting took place at a law firm in the City and was attended by Thomas Cook’s creditors as well as its largest shareholder, Chinese conglomerate Fosun. Bankruptcy Declared: As of around 02:15 am London Time Thomas Cook has…