AvTalk Episode 55: The ET302 Preliminary Report

On this episode of AvTalk, we discuss the Ethiopian investigators’ preliminary report on the crash of ET302 and Boeing’s efforts to get the MAX back in the air. We’re also joined by our resident numbers expert, Gavin Werbeloff, to discuss how airlines around the world are managing their fleet renewals. And thieves in Albania pull off a brazen heist.

ET302 preliminary report

Ethiopian investigators released a preliminary report into the crash of ET302 last week. We discuss the data made available in the report and how Boeing and regulators move forward from here.

New Istanbul airport opens

Istanbul completed its move from Atatürk airport to the newly constructed airport to the northwest of the city last week.

What airlines want

Our resident numbers expert Gavin Werbeloff joins us to discuss how airlines around the world are reconfiguring their order books.

Our WOW Air update

Immediately after we recorded our previous episode, WOW Air ceased operations. We recap what happened and where the fleet is at now.

Pakistan airspace update

We remained a bit confused about what’s happening with Pakistan’s airspace, but try our best to explain.

A brazen heist

Thieves in Tirana make off with millions of Euros stolen from the cargo hold of an Austrian Airlines flight.

Aircraft Interiors Expo

Jason and Seth Miller report from the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg on the latest and greatest new features and facilities coming to airplanes soon

Water salute gone wrong

A water salute gone wrong in Dubai leads to an open door and a deployed escape slide.

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