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Incident: Singapore Boeing 747 Suffers FOD Damage?

Incident: Singapore Boeing 747 Suffers FOD Damage?

A Singapore 747 freighter appears to have damage, including multiple holes, on at least two landing gear doors, after landing in Brussels, Belgium. The incident happened on Friday. The Singapore Airlines 747 had flown in from Dallas, Fort Worth (KDFW) in Texas, USA....
Longtail 747 Rains Engine Parts In Dutch town!

Longtail 747 Rains Engine Parts In Dutch town!

A Longtail Boeing 747-400BCF, taking off from Maastricht Airport (EHBK) appears to have suffered serious engine damage in the climb. And as a result, engine parts fell in the town of Meerssen, in the Netherlands. The aircraft was performing flight LGT-5504, from...
Atlas Air Buys The Last Four 747s To Be Made

Atlas Air Buys The Last Four 747s To Be Made

On Tuesday Boeing announced that Atlas Air placed an order for four 747-8F aircraft. These will be the last four Queens of the Skies to be made. The last one will come out of the production line in Everett in 2022. We have covered the fascinating history of the Boeing...
Ground Incident Trend Continues? Two More In One day

Ground Incident Trend Continues? Two More In One day

Barely a day after we looked at the Spirit and Lion Air excursions, two more ground incidents join the list in these strange times. Thankfully they, too, didn’t involve any injuries. The first ground incident involves an Air Canada 787 at Vancouver International...
Bailout Resolved: KLM Pilots Agree Wage Freeze

Bailout Resolved: KLM Pilots Agree Wage Freeze

KLM’s pilots union agreed to extend their wage freeze to 2025. This finally secured the airline’s much needed government bailout. This will come as a relief to management, who had previously stated that the airline would not survive without it. Unions for ground and...