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Alaska Airlines expands fleet with cutting-edge Boeing 737-8 aircraft

The fleet of Alaska Airlines is set to be rejuvenated and expanded with the first arrival of the Boeing 737-8, marking a strategic enhancement to their collection of aircraft and laying the foundation for sustained future success. Nat Pieper, the airline’s senior vice president of fleet, finance, and alliances, underlined the opportunities this new addition

Russia releases final report on 2016 flydubai fatal crash
Air Crash Investigations

Russia has released its final report into the crash of a flydubai Boeing 737-800 in 2016 that killed all 62 people on board.

Qantas grounds three Boeing 737-800s after cracks found in “pickle fork”

Qantas expects three Boeing 737-800s grounded due to cracks found in the "pickle fork" component to be repaired and back flying by the end of calendar 2019.

Papua New Guinea releases final report on 2018 Air Niugini accident
Air Crash Investigations

Papua New Guinea's Accident Investigation Commission has released its final report into the 2018 crash of an Air Niugini Boeing 737-800 into a lagoon at Chuuk Airport.

Airbus wins South Pacific A220 boost

Air Vanuatu signed a firm order for four A220s and purchase rights for a further four aircraft at the 2019 Avalon Airshow on Tuesday. It is the first time the carrier has purchased Airbus aircraft.

ATSB says headwind change led to Virgin Australia tailstrike
Air Crash Investigations

A Virgin Australia Boeing 737 suffered a tailstrike on takeoff from Auckland after a reduction in headwind resulted in a drop in airspeed, an Australian Transport Safety Bureau investigation has found.


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