A Ukranian pilot for AtlasGlobal is being called a hero for landing a plane which was severely damaged in a hail storm. The Airbus A320 was flying from Istanbul, Turkey to Erkan, Cyprus when the windshield and nose were destroyed by “giant hailstones“, according to The Telegraph. Show More Summary
The Airbus A320 operated by AtlasGlobal took off from Istanbul, Turkey and was headed to Erkan, Cyprus on Thursday when it was met with a shower of golf ball-sized hailstones after being in the air for just 10 minutes.
There's never a shortage of stories from Air India... The Times Of India reports on the latest incident, which happened on Saturday's Air India flight 676 from Kolkata to Mumbai. The Airbus A320 had to divert to Nagpur due to a fuel shortage, which was caused by the pilots forgetting to retract the landing gear. Show More Summary
Aviation experts say it could easily have been one of the deadliest air disasters of all time. An Air Canada Airbus A320 was cleared to land on a runway at San Francisco International Airport just before midnight Friday, when, to the shock of air traffic controllers and other pilots, the...
US aviation authorities are looking into an incident involving an Air Canada plane which nearly landed on a crowded taxiway instead of a runway at San Francisco airport, officials said Tuesday. The Air Canada Airbus A320 was clearedShow More Summary
Ein Airbus A320 der Air Canada, der als Flug AC759 von Toronto-Pearson nach San Francisco unterwegs war, ist am Freitagabend nur knapp einer Katastrophe entkommen. Die Maschine war die Freigabe für die Landung auf Runway 28R erteilt worden, der Airbus war im Endanflug aber auf den rechts daneben verlaufenden Taxiway C ausgerichtet. Show More Summary
They may have the worst customer service and the largest number of incremental charges, but they also hold the record for youngest US based fleet. That’s right, Spirit’s fleet of Airbus A319s, A320s, and A321s, averages just 6.6 years. Show More Summary
19 Year Old Ex-US Airways Airbus a320 First to Recieve New Gogo 2Ku In-Flight Wifi It’s no secret that in-flight wifi is terrible. It’s slow, it’s unreliable, and streaming capabilities are non-existent. When in-flight wifi giant Gogo first unveiled the service, passengers were ecstatic. We could finally access social media, our email, and even communicate with […]
A legacy US Airways Airbus A320, retrofit with Gogo’s 2Ku satellite internet technology, is now in service. The registration on this plane is N102UW and you can track what routes it’s flying. Continue reading American’s First Plane With Fast Satellite Internet is Now in Service...
While airplane seats have gotten tighter over the years (at least in economy), there's no denying that the aesthetics of cabins have improved, between mood lighting, the size of overhead bins, sleek cabin design, etc. This is an area where Boeing has really led the way, both when it comes to widebody and narrowbody planes. Show More Summary
It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some airplane art. This week – coming into Birmingham Airport on a rather sunny May afternoon is a Germanwings Airbus A320 in landing configuration. D-AWAG is a pretty standard A320 in the Germanwings...Show More Summary
Pilots, planespotters and aviation buffs can quickly recognize nearly every aircraft type from the ground or in the air. But it’s not so easy for the rest of us. To help TravelSkills readers confidently recognize what they see overhead...Show More Summary
The world of aircraft seating continues to evolve with Acro Aircraft Seating to supply its Acro Series 3 seats as a line-fit option Allegiant Air will be the first operator to have their Airbus A320 line-fitted with these seats. Acro Series 3 Seats – Image, Acro. Show More Summary
Livery features a bright blue fuselage before ending with the NYPD flag across the tail.
TravelSkills’ 10 most popular posts over the last week (descending order): 1 United beefs up by the Bay to counter Alaska/Virgin 2 Planespotting: Boeing 737 vs Airbus A320 differences 3 American Express Platinum adds 3 new lounges 4 5...Show More Summary
A pilot who has flown both compares these two popular planes.
Chinese rival to Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 takes to the air for the first time. Yet western experts believe it won’t put much of a dent in the market share of the dominant U.S. and European players. Launched nine years ago and now running three years late, the C919 jet won’t enter service until […]
Take a 360° tour of the factory in Mobile, Ala, where Airbus produces its A320 family of aircrafts.
Air India flies between Pune and Delhi with a mixture of Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft. The A321s are single cabin economy flights. Shiv Sena Member of Parliament Ravindra Gaikwad showed up for one of these flights with an open business...Show More Summary