How battle of big twins will shape up

[Ref Flight International Magazine 11-17 Feb 2020] The first flight of the 777-9 is expected to clear the way for deliveries to launch customer Emirates in 2021. The 777-9 is bigger than the A350-1000 and has more firm orders – 267 versus 176, according to Cirium fleets data. Boeing seems to has bragging rights over Airbus […]

Pegasus fatalities in overrun at Istanbul

[Ref Flight International Magazine 11-17 Feb 2020] A Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 involved in an overrun accident during its landing roll at Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen airport on 5 February 2020. The aircraft was carrying 177 passengers and six crew. Turkey’s civil aviation authority says 139 injured occupants were transferred to different hospitals. Unfortunately, three fatalities […]