Top 10 busiest airports in the world

Top 10 busiest airports in the world

TGIF ! Here is a top 10 of the busiest airports (based on 2017 figures) : 1. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) Total passengers: 107,394,029  2. Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) Total passengers: 100,983,290 3. Dubai International...
RFID is coming on our luggage

RFID is coming on our luggage

In order to prevent passengers from losing their luggage, Air France has decided to implement an RFID chip tracking system on its luggage labels. In 2018, more than 24 million pieces of luggage had problems during transport, whether it was lost, damaged or delayed....
Timelapse for the manufacture of a Boeing 787-9

Timelapse for the manufacture of a Boeing 787-9

In June 2019, Turkish Airlines announced the order of 30 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner for the next few years. The company shared a timelapse made during the manufacture of the third aircraft of the order. By the end of the summer, 6 aircraft should be able to operate...
A Russian plane lands in a cornfield

A Russian plane lands in a cornfield

On August 15, a Russian airline, Ural Airlines, lost control of its engines following a birdstrike. Fortunately for the passengers on the plane, it managed to land in a cornfield without causing any casualties. The aircraft in question was an A321 registered VQ-BOZ,...
Still no takeovers for Jet Airways

Still no takeovers for Jet Airways

The Indian company Jet Airways has always failed to find new investors to put its aircraft back into flight. Indeed, the company’s aircraft have been grounded since April 2019. Etihad Airways, which owns 12% of the Indian airline, recently announced that it does...
Wizz Air plane forced to divert

Wizz Air plane forced to divert

On Thursday, August 15, a Wizz Air W6-2427 aircraft departing from Budapest and bound for Iceland was forced to divert to Stavanger, Norway. A passenger reportedly attempted to enter the aircraft’s cockpit in mid-flight while it was en route to the Nordic...
Cars and house roofs damaged by Boeing 787 engine failure

Cars and house roofs damaged by Boeing 787 engine failure

On Sunday, August 11, in Italy, a Norwegian Boeing 787 Dreamliner lost several fragments of its Rolls Royce engine in flight. Despite the fact that there were no injuries, this incident is another blow to Boeing and the engine manufacturer. The Boeing 787 took off at...
Protesters shut down Hong-Kong Airport

Protesters shut down Hong-Kong Airport

On Monday August 12, thousands of pro-democracy protesters shut down Hong-Kong Airport resulting in the cancellation of almost 200 departing flights and 70 arriving flights. Numerous passengers were left stranded at the airport. When the authorities decided to shut...

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