Aviation24.be’s top 10 stories of 2019


As the year — and the decade — come to a close, we thought we’d round up our 10 most popular articles of 2019. We would like to take the opportunity to wish our many readers an aviation-tastic 2020! 

South African air traffic controllers assign special squawk to British Airways flight after South African Rugby World Cup victory

Study reveals permanent brain damage among pilots and cabin crew

CALL: Jet Airways stewardess wants to find her saviour from the Brussels Airport terror attack

[Video] Too close for comfort or not ? Iberia Airbus A330 lands seconds after take-off Lufthansa Boeing 747 at Miami Airport, United States

Why are aeroplanes usually painted white?

Boeing demonstrates folding wingtip on its new Boeing 777-9 model

Air China Airbus A330 catches fire at Beijing Airport, China

Boeing 747-281B of Fars Air Qeshm (EP-FAB) damaged in Doha, Qatar

Emirates Airline Airbus A380 goes around at Manchester, declares fuel emergency and diverts to London Heathrow

Engine of a SmartWings Boeing 737-800 shuts down in-flight, crew continues to Prague for another 2 hours and 20 minutes on remaining engine


  1. Also worth noting that the audience of Aviation24.be becomes more and more International. From the 6.4 million visits to the website in 2019, there are:

    1.4 million from Belgium
    1.1 million from the USA
    0.8 million from the UK
    0.3 million from Canada
    0.2 million from Germany
    0.2 million from The Netherlands

  2. Like your article, but would have liked more on. 737 that flu 2h20m on one engine.Thank You.


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