WestJet requires mandatory employee vaccination

WestJet has made the following announcement: In accordance with the Government of Canada mandate, the WestJet Group has updated its Safety Above All program to include obligatory employee vaccination and mandatory traveler immunization. The WestJet Group will comply with the federal government’s mandated vaccination policy for aviation travelers beginning October 30, 2021, and will operate […]

Avianca chooses Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner for long-haul

Avianca (AVHOQ) has announced that the Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner will be its sole widebody passenger aircraft for long-haul flights. The airline’s chief financial officer, Rohit Philip, indicated that the Colombian flag carrier will need to streamline its fleet in order to serve the airline’s network and capacity needs. During the industry recovery period, the Bogota-based […]

Airlines bringing the A380 superjumbo back in 2021

The death of the Airbus A380 has been greatly exaggerated. Several airlines have revealed plans to bring their superjumbos out of storage as travel demand rises up and borders reopen following the COVID-19 epidemic. So, what routes are they going to run? AeroTime examines which airlines will resume service with the A380 in 2021 and […]

INCIDENT: Jayawijaya Boeing 737 Overran Runway On Landing

At about 09:30L (00:30Z), a Jayawijaya Dirgantara Boeing 737-300 cargo, registration PK-JRB, landed on Jayapura’s runway 30 but overran the end of the runway and skidded sideways by about 50 meters/170 feet. There were no injuries, however, the plane was slightly damaged. At around 12:50L, the plane was pulled back onto the paved surface, and […]

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