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Air New Zealand Airbus A321neo on delivery flight returns to Hamburg; no clearance to overfly Iran

On 15 February, a brand new Air New Zealand Airbus A321neo (ZK-NND) turned back over Eastern Turkey nearly 4 hours into its delivery flight....

[Trip report] Flying Turkish Airlines between Zurich and Kuala Lumpur, via Istanbul in business class

For work, I had to fly to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. As I live and work in Switzerland, the best option that came out of...

Fire in the cockpit: Cargolux Boeing 747-8F declares emergency and safely lands

On 16 January, a Cargolux Boeing 747-8 freighter (LX-VCJ) from Kuala Lumpur to Zhengzhou as CV7303 declared an emergency and headed back to its...

Etihad Airways to introduce Boeing 787 to Brussels Airport and Kuala Lumpur

Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787-9 on its daily scheduled services from Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur, effective 20 December this year, and...

Loss of separation between Malaysia Airlines Airbus A350 and a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 above London

On 23 October, two aircraft with destination London Heathrow have gotten closer together than they should have done: a Malaysia Airlines Airbus A350 (9M-MAG) from Kuala...

Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800 aborts take-off when both right main gear tires disintegrated

On 21 October, a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800 (9M-MXM), scheduled between Shanghai Pudong airport and Kuala Lumpur Airport took considerable damage when both right...

Malaysia Airlines Airbus A350-900 heads back to London Heathrow after landing gear issue

On 13 September, a Malaysia Airlines Airbus A350-900 (9M-MAF) was operating flight MH1 from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur. Due to a technical issue...