A Philippine Airlines Boeing 777 flying from Los Angeles to Manila had to turn back and proceed to an emergency landing after suffering an engine failure. Shortly after takeoff, passengers witnessed loud bangs and flames coming out of the engine #2 of the aircraft, in what appeared to be compressor stalls.
A Turkish Airlines Boeing 737 made a hard landing at the Odessa International Airport in Ukraine, after the aircraft landing gear collapsed upon touchdown. It was the second such incident on the same day at the airport.
An ongoing conflict between ver.di, a trade union based in Germany, and Lufthansa has seemingly escalated. In the latest turn of events, the trade union has decided to not provide catering on European flights.
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued on November 20, 2019, an airworthiness directive (AD) for Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 and Trent 7000 engines. The significance of the regulation? The engines in question are those that power Airbus A330neo jets and Boeing 787 Dreamliners.
Almost three months after its competitor ATAC, Draken International announced the maiden flight of one of its Mirage F1. The aircraft should soon serve in adversary air services for pilots of the United States Air Force.