On this episode of AvTalk we welcome Jon Ostrower back to the program to discuss the Horizon Air Q400 incident last week in Seattle. We review some of the other incidents over the past few weeks and recap fleet updates from various airlines around the world.
The Horizon Q400 Incident
Read Jon’s column on the Horizon Q400 incident on The Air Current
Listen to the ATC audio from the incident.
Planes that go bump
Over the past few weeks, a few ground collisions have caught our interest.
A Royal Air Maroc 787 collided with a Turkish Airlines 777 in Istanbul
A Cathay Pacific 777-300ER is pushed back into a pole in Rome
In Chicago, two United aircraft clipped wings
Norwegian puts the HiFly A380 to work
Norwegian is the first regular customer of HiFly’s A380 wet lease, but that’s not without its own problems.
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Mainland Chinese carriers Air China and Sichuan Airlines have taken delivery of their first A350s.
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