Israeli national carrier El Al made history today, operating its first ever flight between Tel Aviv, Israel and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The 737-900ER performing flight LY971 took 3 hours 17 minutes to complete the 2,110 kilometer journey. It’s a historic flight for the airline but also for Israel...
On this episode of AvTalk, we chat with Ian Matthews—a Flight Maintenance Engineer for a US-based cargo airline. Plus, a pilot makes a big mistake in Amsterdam, more pickle fork cracks, and we may see another Icelandic airline flying soon.
El Al said goodbye to its 747 fleet today with a sky art tribute to the Queen of the Skies. El Al’s final 747 flight drew a 747 in sky above the Mediterranean Sea on its way from Rome to Tel Aviv. El Al first put the 747 into service in 1971.
On this episode of AvTalk, Indonesian investigators release a preliminary report on Lion Air 610, Anchorage gets shaken up, WOW Air lives to fly another day, and we travel to Stockholm for some pickled herring and Australian pronunciation.