INCIDENT: Wizz AIrbus A320 Hydraulic Failure, Unsafe Gear

A Wizzair Airbus A320-200, registration HA-LWM, carrying 100 passengers and 6 crew from Eindhoven (Netherlands) to Iasi (Romania), was on final approach to Iasi’s runway 14 when the crew reported a hydraulic problem affecting their landing gear and went around. The crew went into a hold to complete the checklists, discussed the possibility of foaming […]

INCIDENT: Kenya Boeing 787 over Germany loss of communication prompted intercept

A Kenya Airways Boeing 787-8, registration 5Y-KZE, operating flight KQ-118 from Nairobi (Kenya) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was en route at FL400 over Germany when contact was lost. Two Eurofighters were dispatched to intercept the aircraft, causing “wake up” calls from Landshut to Frankfurt/Main via supersonic booms. Following the intercept, communication was restored, and the Dreamliner […]

British Airways Plans Austin and San Diego resumption

The Covid-19 virus has wreaked havoc all over the world, halting practically all international leisure travel. Domestic flight numbers have increased in recent months, indicating that air traffic is recovering. Another important sign of recovery is the reintroduction of long-distance foreign flights to leisure destinations. British Airways operations to Austin, Texas and San Diego, California […]

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