On this week’s episode of AvTalk, Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren returns as resident Avgeek-in-Chief to talk about his behind the scenes look at how airline safety cards are designed. And a United passenger had their journey from Houston to Amsterdam end in Chicago after their unruly behavior led the captain to divert the flight.
The unruly passenger
A United flight from Houston to Amsterdam was diverted to Chicago due to an unruly passenger. The aircraft dumped fuel in preparation for its diversion.
Icelandair firms its order for the A321XLR
Icelandair will buy 13 A321XLR aircraft from Airbus and lease an additional four as they airline moves forward with the replacement of its 757 fleet.
Boeing’s fresh supply chain headache
Boeing 737 fuselages normally make their way from Wichita to Seattle via rail. But the collapse of a railroad bridge in Montana has complicated the journey.
Virgin’s BOOM ends with a whimper
The Telegraphreports that the Virgin group quietly let a commitment for Boom’s Overture jet lapse.
The NTSB says a fractured upper lock link was found on the Delta 717 that landed without a deployed nose gear in June. And speaking of landing gear, the NTSB issued its final report on the FedEx 767 landing at LAX in 2020 where the aircraft’s main left landing gear failed to extend.
Want to buy Go First?
Go First is accepting Expressions of Interest from possible purchasers through the end of July.
Norwegian buying Widerøe
Norwegian will purchase smaller carrier Widerøe as it seeks seasonal stability.
Designing a safety card passengers will actually read
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