Hawaiian Airlines has selected the Pratt & Whitney PurePower 1133G-JM engine to power its new fleet of Airbus A321neo aircraft. Pratt & Whitney will also provide off-wing engine maintenance via its PureSolution Fleet Management Program.
A month-old Lion Air Boeing 737-800 went down, short of the runway, but without any loss of life. The 108 persons on board were all reported to have survived the accident where the 737 went down less than 200 feet short of the runway and impacted in the ocean while attempting to land in Bali, Indonesia. Injuries were reported to upwards of 45 people, and the fuselage was seen to have been broken in a number of places as a result of the impact. The flight started earlier in the day in Bandung, and had flown two other legs, Saturday, before the Bali impact.
Six People Were Seriously Injured When Plane Was Blown Off Runway By A Wind Gust
Documents released late last week in response to a Freedom of Information Act request indicate that the federal government paid $10.2 million to settle a variety of lawsuits stemming from a runway excursion which occurred in Denver in 2008.
Hopes To Resume Flight Operations, No Restart Date Determined
Indian carrier Kingfisher Airlines, which was grounded last October due to insolvency, has submitted a plan to that country's Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for a resumption of flight operations. The company would be backed financially by its parent company, UB Group.