Sam Chui
Hong Kong to Giveaway 700,000 Free Airline Tickets
With Hong Kong fully reopening to the world, it announced a plan to distribute nearly 700,000 free airline tickets to residents and visitors. This plan called “World Of Winners” was first announced on October 2022 to promote the recovery of the aviation industry, tourism, and economy of Hong Kong. Well,...
Sam Chui
United B787 and B757 Collide at Newark Airport
On 3rd February 2023, a United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner and a Boeing 757 of the same airline collided at Newark-Liberty International Airport. The United Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with registration N29981 was performing flight UA187 from Johannesburg – O.R. Tambo International to Newark Airport. The Dreamliner collided with the Boeing...
Sam Chui
Royal Jordanian Business Class Deal: Greece/Turkey – US from $1,215
Note: This deal has sensitive inventory. Pricing may fluctuate anytime and we recommend checking the fare several times to ensure you get the lowest fares. Royal Jordanian is having a business class offer for flights departing from the Southern European cities of Athens and Istanbul. This fare is solely on...
Sam Chui
Qatar Airways First Class Deal: Cairo – Hong Kong from $1,564
Qatar Airways currently is offering great first class fare from Cairo, Egpyt to Hong Kong. Both sectors of the flight are operated as “First Class” and you will be flying on Cathay Pacific-leased Boeing B777 to Hong Kong. The airline is selling both mixed fare and full first class tickets...
Sam Chui
Airbus and Qatar Airways Settles Airbus A350 Legal Dispute
Qatar Airways and Airbus have reached an amicable and mutually agreeable settlement in relation to their legal dispute over A350 surface degradation and the grounding of A350 aircraft. Even though, the details of the settlement are confidential for the time being, a repair project is now underway and both parties...
Sam Chui
The Last Boeing 747 Delivery
Boeing and Atlas Air Worldwide joined thousands of people – including current and former employees as well as customers and suppliers – to celebrate the delivery of the final 747 to Atlas, bringing to a close more than a half-century of production. Boeing employees who designed and built the first...
The Wandering Aramean
More than just a map: FlightPath3D Celebrates 10 years in flight
After ten years and more than 4,300 planes installed it is safe to say that the FlightPath3D offering is far more than just a moving map platform. With a mature offering across multiple channels (including some outside the aircraft), the company sees a strong future ahead.
Sam Chui
Emirates B777 Test Flight Flew With 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)
Emirates has operated its first demonstration flight on a Boeing 777-300ER, powering one of its engines with 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). The flight took off from Dubai International Airport (DXB), and was commanded by Captain Fali Vajifdar and Captain Khalid Nasser Akram, flying for more than one hour over...
Sam Chui
Airbus A320 Lost Left Hand Elevator Upon Departure in Congo
On 29th January 2023, a Compagnie Africaine Aviation (FlyCAA) Airbus A320 lost its left-hand elevator upon departure from Mbuji Mayi Airport. The accident occurred when the Airbus A320-200, with registration 9S-ABM, was performing a domestic flight BU415 from Mbuji Mayi to Kinshasa N’Djili in the Democratic Republic of the Congo....
TravelUpdate
Does anyone remember Eastern Airlines?
Eastern Airlines was a US domestic carrier and once one of the largest airlines in the world. The forerunners of the airline started service in 1926, and the airline ran until they went bankrupt on 17 January 1991. Along the way, the airline was the launch customer for some very...
Sam Chui
Trip Report: Air France B777-300/ER New Business Class and Premium Economy
I tried out Air France's new retrofitted B777-300/ER from Paris to New York JFK recently. The newly configured Air France B777-300/ER has 48 Business Class suites, 48 Premium Economy class seats and 273 Economy seats. Video Passengers were greeted by Air France employees holding posters of the newly refurbished cabin....
Sam Chui
Miracle on Qantas Flight 32 – How Australia’s Worst Aviation Disaster was Averted?
On the morning of 4th November 2010, a Qantas Airbus A380 suffered an uncontained engine failure, shortly after leaving Singapore Changi Airport. Just minutes into the flight, one of the plane’s engines failed and caused significant damage to the wing and other systems. Against all odds, the pilots guided the...
Sam Chui
Flybe Ceases Operations, Cancels All Flights
Less than a year after taking to the skies for the second time, British regional carrier Flybe (BE) has entered into administration and canceled all flights to and from the United Kingdom. On 28th January, Saturday, the regional carrier released a statement stating that it has ceased trading and told...
Sam Chui
Heavy Flooding Closes Auckland Airport – Emirates Operates 13-Hour Flight to Nowhere
Auckland Airport has been closed after torrential rain hit New Zealand’s largest city, causing widespread flooding in many areas. The airport turned into a seaport, both domestic and international operations were halted on Friday, 27 January. A state of emergency was declared in Auckland after the torrential rain caused widespread...
Sam Chui
Kuwait Airways Unveils New A330neo Cabin, Routes and Uniform
Kuwait Airways has revealed a new cabin for its upcoming Airbus A330-900s, new routes for 2023 alongside a new uniform for its employees as part of “The Reveal.” Kuwait Airways has announced a new business class suite on its new A330-900neo. The new Airbus A330-900neo will also feature premium economy...