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Tail strike – Alitalia A320 Has Close Call On Take-Off!

Tail strike – Alitalia A320 Has Close Call On Take-Off!

An Alitalia Airbus A320 aborted its take-off at low speed, after it experienced a tail strike. But how is a low-speed tail strike even possible? This Alitalia A320 tail strike incident is unusual, but not unique. Also, it isn’t new. It occurred on the 17 th of August...
JetBlue’s Airbus A220 – Is It An A320 Killer?

JetBlue’s Airbus A220 – Is It An A320 Killer?

JetBlue ended 2020 by taking delivery of its first Airbus A220-300. The airline will replace its Embraer E190s with the A220. But… it will probably do a little bit more than that. That’s because the interesting thing about JetBlue is the aircraft that they are...
Alaska Airlines Gets More 737 MAX Aircraft In Its Fleet!

Alaska Airlines Gets More 737 MAX Aircraft In Its Fleet!

Less than a week after the FAA ungrounded the aircraft, Alaska Airlines becomes the first carrier to add more MAX aircraft to its fleet. The move adds a lot of confidence in the troubled jet, but no new sales for Boeing. The airline has agreed to lease 13 new MAX-9...
Airbus preparing for a post-crisis production rebound

Airbus preparing for a post-crisis production rebound

Like everyone else in aviation (and beyond), Airbus has had to hunker down during the pandemic. The manufacturer has had to cut down their production output, and recently received criticism for announcing 15,000 job cuts – a move perhaps not surprising, given similar...