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INCIDENT: Runway Incursion By… Fake Glider?

INCIDENT: Runway Incursion By… Fake Glider?

A Flydubai Boeing 737 landing in Juba in South Sudan, had to go around after a runway incursion. The identity of the other plane is… unusual. On the face of it, this isn’t a particularly impressive incident – which, to be fair, is a good thing. The Flydubai Boeing...
Avelo Airlines – A European-Style LCC In The US?

Avelo Airlines – A European-Style LCC In The US?

In a continuing trend of airlines emerging in the pandemic, Avelo Airlines is to begin operations later this month as a low-cost carrier. And the description of their operations might sound familiar to some, on the east side of the Atlantic. Yesterday we saw Breeze...
INCIDENT – TUI 737 Flies 1244kg Heavier Than Planned!

INCIDENT – TUI 737 Flies 1244kg Heavier Than Planned!

In this incident, a TUI Airways 737 flew from Birmingham in the UK to Palma Mallorca in Spain, being 1,244kg (2,743lbs) heavier than calculated. How can such a mistake happen? The flight happened last summer, on the 21st of July 2020, and an AAIB investigation...
Iran – Ukraine Boeing 737 Shooting Down: Final Report

Iran – Ukraine Boeing 737 Shooting Down: Final Report

Iran released their final report on the Ukraine International Airlines shooting down of their 737, shortly after it departed Tehran Airport. The incident happened on the 8th of January 2020. A Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 crashed with no survivors,...