Airlines have cancelled dozens of domestic and international flights as #StormCiara is crossing the UK

Severe weather warnings have been issued for the weekend, with strong winds of up to 80mph and widespread heavy rain expected. Heathrow Airport announced it had taken the joint decision with its airline partners to “consolidate” Sunday’s flight schedule in a bid to minimise the number of flights cancelled. Watch London Heathrow Airport live: cam.airlive.net/lhr…

BREAKING Right main gear of Iceland Air Boeing 757 flight #FI529 collapsed on landing at Keflavik Airport

An Icelandair Boeing 757, operating flight #FI529 suffered a right main gear collapse. Please reload for updates… UPDATE Keflavik Airport reopens. UPDATE Keflavik Airport looks to be closed after the Iceland Air incident. Flight #W94497 is diverting. The Boeing 757-200 (reg. TF-FIA, built 2000) experienced right main gear collapse on landing runway 10 at Keflavik,…

Following incidents, coffees are no longer allowed for pilots in A350 cockpits

After a number of unintended engine shutdowns, due to inadvertent liquid spillage over control panels, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive for Airbus A350-900/-1000 banning any liquids inside the cockpit. Two in-service occurrences were reported involving inadvertent liquid spillage on the ENG START panel or ECAM Control Panel (ECP) on…

A group of experts have defined new ‘point of impact’ to be searched for the missing Malaysia Airlines #MH370

The last search for MH370 was conducted by Ocean Infinity, who consulted with official and independent researchers and subsequently scanned the seabed along the 7th arc as far north as S25° latitude. Since then, independent researchers have continued to analyze the available data to understand what areas of the seabed are the most likely, and…