Thai Airways 787’s Tyre Bursts After Landing In Bengaluru

On Tuesday 26th of April 2022, a Thai Airways International 787-8 which was operating flight TG325, touched down at Kempegowda International Airport via runway 09L, at around 11PM local time. Shortly after landing, while taxiing down the runway towards its parking stand, it was spotted by ground staff that one of the aircraft’s 12 tiresContinue reading “Thai Airways 787’s Tyre Bursts After Landing In Bengaluru”

DHL Plane Splits In Half During Emergency Landing

On the 7th of April 2022, a DHL Boeing 757-200SF, registered as HP-2010DAE, performed an emergency landing at Juan Santa Maria International Airport in Costa Rica. The cargo aircraft had taken off from the same airport in the morning and after 25 minutes in the air, it requested to turn back. It is reported thatContinue reading “DHL Plane Splits In Half During Emergency Landing”

China Eastern 737 Crashes Into Mountain – 132 Confirmed Dead

On Monday 21st March 2022, a China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-800 crashed into a mountain range in southern China. The flight, MU5735 originated from Kunming and was flying domestically for 2 hours with an intended destination of Guangzhou Baiyun Intl Airport and had been in operation with China Eastern for 6 years. Contact with theContinue reading “China Eastern 737 Crashes Into Mountain – 132 Confirmed Dead”

Thailand Plans To Host Airshow In 2025

On Tuesday 8th of February, it was announced by the TCEB (Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau) that it had intentions to stage Thailand’s first international airshow at U-Tapao Airport (UTP) in Pattaya in 2025. The airshow will allow the growth of not only the hosting airport but also the Eastern Economic Corridor Office (EECO) whoseContinue reading “Thailand Plans To Host Airshow In 2025”

London Southend Airport – A History Of London’s Smallest Airport

Introduction Small, local, speedy service. A few words to describe London Southend Airport, passengers often remark that London Southend London Airport has a speedy process from check in to your gate because of its small size. Southend Airport is a small regional airport located on the very far outskirts of London (so far that it’sContinue reading “London Southend Airport – A History Of London’s Smallest Airport”

Thailand’s Quirky Low Cost Carrier- Nok Air

Thailand; a country is known for its stunning tropical beaches, elegant Buddhist temples, delectable street food, and exotic nightlife. When you think of Thailand in terms of budget airlines, you probably think about Thai AirAsia, but a much smaller, lesser-known airline also fills the market. That airline is Nok Air. In Southeast Asia, Nok AirContinue reading “Thailand’s Quirky Low Cost Carrier- Nok Air”

A brief history of the AirAsia Group

The Beginning AirAsia is Asia’s 5th largest airline, it was founded in Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital, in 1993 and on the 18th of November 1996 it made its first flight. At this time, AirAsia operated an entire fleet of 32 737-300 aircraft. The airline was owned by a company which was working with theContinue reading “A brief history of the AirAsia Group”

Is Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport Haunted?

An Introduction to Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok is the capital city of the Kingdom of Thailand. It was the most visited city for tourists for five consecutive years from 2015 to 2020. And such a popular city needs an airport to serve it. In fact, like London, it has more than one main airport. BangkokContinue reading “Is Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport Haunted?”

Flight Review: Qatar Airways A350-900 – Doha to Bangkok – Economy Class

Flight Details Route: Doha – Bangkok Flight Number: QR838 Baggage Allowance: 30kg per person (economy) Seat Number: 23K Price (London – Bangkok return): £1109 Flight Time: 5 hours and 50 minutes Honest Rating: 3/5 I arrived in Doha on board a Boeing 777-300ER from London Heathrow Airport on the 18th of December. Doha was aContinue reading “Flight Review: Qatar Airways A350-900 – Doha to Bangkok – Economy Class”

The World’s Weirdest Frequently Used Airports

Around the world, there are more than 40,000 airports (as of 2020). This article will show you three of the most unique airports that are frequently used, some by the beach and some nestled in the mountains. These airports are not listed in any particular order. Madeira Cristiano Ronaldo Airport Madeira’s Cristiano Ronaldo Airport isContinue reading “The World’s Weirdest Frequently Used Airports”

Baltia Airlines – Aviation’s Most Promising „Fake“

Over the many decades of aviation, there have been some pretty ambitious airlines, some were considered revolutionary and some have become bankrupt. Today, we look at a different aspect of aviation, Baltia Airlines, now known as USGlobal Airways. This airline has a different way of running things, as its been in business for more thanContinue reading “Baltia Airlines – Aviation’s Most Promising „Fake“”

Iconic US Airlines That No Longer Fly

Many airlines roam the skies of America, there used to be a whole lot more, but what happened to these once glorious airlines? Read on to find out! 1. Pan American World Airways This one is an absolute classic, Pan Am, as it’s informally known, was the star of the skies above the USA andContinue reading “Iconic US Airlines That No Longer Fly”

The Rise and Fall of Pan Am

-Introduction- Pan American World Airways was seen as the United State’s unofficial flag carrier, as of its well earned reputation and fame. It was a luxury airline that celebrities flew, it had a modern fleet with highly trained flight attendants. Pan Am, in one year alone carried 11 million passengers worldwide across more than 85Continue reading “The Rise and Fall of Pan Am”

The Jet Age and Pan Am

The 1950s saw the world’s first commercial aircraft to be powered by jet engines. This was the start of the Jet Age. It was only until the late 1960s that turbine-powered aircraft became a common sight, this was because Boeing, one of the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers at that time and still today, introduced theContinue reading “The Jet Age and Pan Am”

British Airways 787 Nose Gear Collapses

On Friday 18th June, a British Airways converted freighter 787-8’s nose gear collapsed while being loaded at Heathrow Airport’s stand 583. The aircraft, registered as G-ZBJB suffered a collapsed nose gear while being prepared for a flight to Frankfurt. The reason for the incident is being investigated by British Airways and the AAIB (The equivalentContinue reading “British Airways 787 Nose Gear Collapses”

Bangkok Airways: A Silent Success Story

Bangkok Airways is a Thai short-haul carrier, has had a very rewarding fifty years of the past. Winning several awards and ranking highly among Skytrax ratings. The COVID-19 pandemic has left the aviation industry crippled but some airlines have been more affected than others. The Thai Aviation Industry was hit hard, with many airlines appealingContinue reading “Bangkok Airways: A Silent Success Story”

Japan’s Air Do and Solaseed Air to merge by 2022

Japan has many low cost carriers, and Solaseed Air and Air Do are just two of them. The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the Japanese Aviation Industry hard, aircraft have been retired and staff have been laid off. The two airlines will set up a joint holding company by Autumn of 2022. Air Do logged aContinue reading “Japan’s Air Do and Solaseed Air to merge by 2022”