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Airlines continue to flock to the Boeing 737 Max as it debuts on Alaska and United places a massive new order

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max. Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines began passenger flights with the Boeing 737 Max on Monday. The first day of flights saw two round-trips, the first from Seattle to San Diego, California. United Airlines just placed an order for an additional 25 Boeing 737 Max aircraft.   Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Boeing's most notorious aircraft is having a great start to March with two milestones to kick off the month. Alaska Airlines began p...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Mexico, Planes, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Eu, Flying, Canada, Alaska, Hawaii, Airplanes, San Diego


United, predicting a rebound in travel, buys 25 Boeing 737 Max jets

United Airlines disclosed Monday one of its largest orders for the Boeing 737 Max jet since the aircraft was grounded in March 2019, agreeing to buy an additional 25 planes.
Tags: Cnn, Boeing, United Airlines


Earn up to 75,000 United Airlines bonus miles with these increased credit card offers

If you're looking to quickly boost your balance of frequent flyer miles, United is offering up to 75,000 bonus miles when you sign up for one of its three personal credit cards.
Tags: Cnn, United, United Airlines


Spirit Airlines is adding 7 new low-cost leisure routes across the US with 2 new destinations - here's the full list

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A319. Spirit Spirit Airlines is adding Milwaukee and Louisville, Kentucky to its route network later in 2021.  Daily flights will operate to Los Angeles, Orlando, and Las Vegas from both cities. Spirit is still reporting financial losses but is expected to recover quickly after the pandemic.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Spirit Airlines will fly to more cities in America's heartland later in 2021. The ultra-low-cost carrier this week anno...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Milwaukee, Planes, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Spirit, Airbus, Las Vegas, Newark, Southwest Airlines, Caribbean, United Airlines


FAA met to discuss more frequent engine inspections days before Denver incident

Only days before a dramatic engine failure on a United Airlines flight, federal regulators had met about requiring more frequent inspections of the same type of engine, a source familiar with the matter told CNN.
Tags: Cnn, Faa, Denver, United Airlines


United Airlines engine failure: FAA orders airlines to perform thermal imaging on fan blades

The FAA issued an emergency airworthiness directive Tuesday ordering inspections and thermal imaging after a United 777 suffered an engine failure.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Faa, United, United Airlines


FAA directs air carriers to inspect engines similar to failed one on United 328

The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday directed air carriers to inspect all Pratt & Whitney engines similar to the one that dramatically failed on a United Airlines flight on Saturday.
Tags: News, Stories, Faa, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney


FAA directs air carriers to inspect engines similar to the one that failed on the United Airlines flight

The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday directed air carriers to inspect all Pratt & Whitney engines similar to the one that dramatically failed on a United Airlines flight on Saturday.
Tags: Cnn, Faa, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney


An expert explains what would've happened if United flight 328 experienced its scary engine failure over the ocean

A United Airlines Boeing 777. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty Images United Airlines flight 328 landed safely after experiencing an engine failure over Denver over the weekend. Even if the engine failure had occurred over water while en route to Hawaii, the aircraft likely could have landed safely.  Wide-body aircraft like the Boeing 777 are rated to fly for more than five hours on a single engine. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A United Airlines flight from Denver...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, News, Air Travel, Colorado, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Flying, Canada, Atlantic, Hawaii, Aircraft


Preliminary findings released on the United flight engine failure

The investigation into the engine failure of a Boeing 777 could take more than a year, officials said, but already the picture is becoming clearer about what happened to the United Airlines flight on Saturday.
Tags: News, Stories, Boeing, United, United Airlines


Investigators release preliminary findings on the United Airlines flight engine failure. Here's what we know

The investigation into the engine failure of a Boeing 777 could take more than a year, officials said, but already the picture is becoming clearer about what happened to the United Airlines flight on Saturday.
Tags: Cnn, Boeing, United Airlines


'A loud bang was heard': Here's what federal investigators know so far about Boeing 777 United Airlines engine failure

The National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary findings also document a "loud bang" heard on the cockpit voice recorder.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Boeing, United Airlines, National Transportation Safety Board


Engine on United Airlines flight was showing signs of metal fatigue, NTSB says

The Pratt & Whitney engine that failed minutes into United Airlines flight 328 showed signs of metal fatigue, investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board said during their first public briefing on Monday.
Tags: Cnn, United Airlines, Ntsb, National Transportation Safety Board, Pratt Whitney


After Saturday’s engine failure, Boeing says many 777s should be grounded (ars technica)

Enlarge / United Airlines 238 suffered an engine out failure on Saturday, Feb. 20. (credit: Andy Cross/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images) While the National Transportation Safety Board investigates an aircraft engine failure that occurred in flight on Saturday, manufacturer Boeing has recommended that airlines suspend flying certain versions of the 777 wide-body airliner. "Boeing is actively monitoring recent events related to United Airlines Flight 328," the company stated on ...
Tags: News, Ge, Faa, Boeing, United Airlines, Ntsb, Eric Berger, Pratt Whitney, Andy Cross MediaNews Group The Denver Post, Enlarge United Airlines


United will still fly the Boeing 777-200 after a scary engine failure in Colorado - but the ones still flying have a different engine

A United Airlines Boeing 777. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty United Airlines' fleet of 24 Boeing 777-200 aircraft has been grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration, but the aircraft will keep flying. A fleet of 22 United Boeing 777-200s are unaffected as they're powered by General Electric engines. Passengers booked on the 777 might still fly on the aircraft but others will be moved to different jets.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Federal Aviation Adm...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Colorado, Planes, Trends, Flying, Aviation, Faa, General Electric, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration


The 737 Max is no longer Boeing's biggest problem, after yet another safety grounding

The grounding of 69 of Boeing's 777-model jets following the frightening engine failure on a United Airlines flight out of Denver on Saturday underscores a larger problem facing the aircrtaft maker.
Tags: Cnn, Boeing, Denver, United Airlines


Experts say the plane and engine used by United have a safe track record - and the scary landing in Colorado should have minimal impact on the airline

The United Airlines Boeing 777-222 that experienced an in-flight engine failure. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images A United Airlines jet made an emergency landing after an engine failure on Saturday. Three aviation regulators have effectively grounded Boeing 777s with PW4000-112 engines pending an investigation.  Experts say the issue isn't likely systemic with the plane or engine, given the track record of both.  Only 69 aircraft in the world are affected, and United is the only US carrier w...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Japan, News, Colorado, US, San Francisco, Trends, Chicago, Flying, Hawaii, Aviation, Airlines, Engines, Faa, General Electric


UK bans some Boeing 777s from airspace after engine fire over Denver

Ban comes as Boeing urges airlines to ground all planes with Pratt & Whitney PW4000 enginesThe UK has barred from its airspace Boeing 777s with the same type of engine that caught fire in the US at the weekend, as the plane’s manufacturer urged airlines to ground all 120 of these aircraft worldwide.Boeing said carriers using 777 planes with Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines should suspend operations until full inspections could be carried out, after the United Airlines jet was forced to make an eme...
Tags: Business, Politics, UK, US, UK News, World news, Air transport, Transport, Airline Industry, Transport policy, Boeing, Denver, United Airlines, Pratt Whitney


Another United Airlines flight experienced a right engine failure in 2018

Saturday's dramatic engine failure on a United Airlines flight is the second time since 2018 that the right engine failed during a United flight.
Tags: Cnn, United, United Airlines


Boeing 777 engine failure is not an isolated incident for United

The dramatic engine failure on a United Airlines flight flung debris across neighborhoods outside Denver and caused the airline to ground more than 20 planes out of caution.
Tags: News, Stories, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines


Airlines ground Boeing 777s after engine failure over Denver

United Airlines is removing 24 Boeing 777 planes powered by Pratt & Whitney 4000 series engines after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) called for stepped-up inspections.
Tags: News, Stories, Boeing, Denver, United Airlines, Pratt Whitney, Federal Aviation Administration FAA


How United Airlines passengers reacted when the plane's engine exploded midair

• 'Need to turn immediately': Hear the United Airlines pilot's mayday call • Pilot: What happens in an emergency like United 328
Tags: News, Stories, United, United Airlines


After a Boeing 777 Rained Failed-Engine Debris on Neighborhood Below, More Planes Grounded (slashdot)

After a twin-engine, wide-bodied Boeing 777 took off from a Denver airport — carrying 231 passengers and 10 crew members — its right engine failed. It began dropping debris on several neighborhoods below, CNBC reports. America's Federal Aviation Administration issued a statement saying it was "aware of reports of debris in the vicinity of the airplane's flight path," CNBC adds, noting that less than 30 minutes later the plane had returned to the airport. No passengers were injured. Today the...
Tags: Japan, News, America, Bloomberg, Faa, Boeing, Denver, Cnbc, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney, Dickson, ANA Holdings, JAL, Steve Dickson


24 Boeing 777s removed from service

United Airlines is removing all of its Boeing 777 planes currently in service that are powered by Pratt & Whitney 4000 series engines after the Federal Aviation Administration called for stepped-up inspections.
Tags: Asia, News, Boeing, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney


Boeing recommends grounding model 777 airplanes after one experienced engine failure and dropped debris over Colorado

United Airlines Boeing 777-222 takes off at Los Angeles international Airport on September 15, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images A Boeing 777 operated by United Airlines experienced engine failure Saturday, dropping debris over Colorado. The FAA is now requiring inspections of all Boeing 777 jets with a particular engine model. Boeing also recommended that airlines ground all 69 active planes with the engine model. Visit the Business section of Insider for mor...
Tags: Colorado, US, Trends, Cnn, Faa, Boeing, Denver, Korean Air, United, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Ntsb, National Transportation Safety Board, Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles California, HONOLULU Hawaii


United grounds 24 Boeing 777s after an engine failed mid-air, burning and dropping debris

The engine of a United Airlines Boeing 777 plane on Saturday. YouTube/9News Airlines are grounding Boeing 777 planes with certain engines after one failed mid-flight. Video from a United passenger showed an engine on fire. The plane landed safely, but dropped debris. Other airlines that fly the same plane grounded them too, as recommended by Boeing. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines is grounding 24 Boeing 777 planes after an engine failed mid-air, catc...
Tags: Japan, Colorado, US, Trends, Cnn, Faa, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Honolulu, National Transportation Safety Board, Pratt Whitney, US Federal Aviation Administration FAA, Asiana Airlines


United grounds 24 Boeing 777s after an engine failed midair, burning and dropping debris

The engine of a United Airlines Boeing 777 plane on Saturday. YouTube/9News Airlines are grounding Boeing 777 planes with certain engines after one failed soon after takeoff. Video from a United passenger showed an engine on fire. The plane landed safely but dropped debris. Other airlines that fly the same plane grounded them too, as recommended by Boeing. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines is grounding 24 Boeing 777 planes after an engine failed soon a...
Tags: Transportation, Japan, Colorado, US, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Faa, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Honolulu, National Transportation Safety Board


Airlines ground Boeing 777s after Denver engine failure

United Airlines grounds 24 of its 777s, while Japan's two main airlines suspend 32 jets from use.
Tags: Japan, News, Boeing, Denver, United Airlines


Boeing 777s grounded around world after Denver engine failure

Boeing tells airlines to pull dozens of aircraft with certain engine from active service after emergency landing in DenverBoeing has recommended grounding more than 120 of its 777 jets worldwide following a catastrophic engine failure on a United Airlines plane in Denver.The company said on Sunday night that airlines using the same type of engine that scattered debris across Denver before making an emergency landing should suspend operations until inspections could be carried out. Continue readi...
Tags: Japan, World news, US news, Air transport, Airline Industry, Boeing, Denver, United Airlines, DenverBoeing


24 Boeing 777s removed from service

United Airlines is removing all of its Boeing 777 planes currently in service that are powered by Pratt & Whitney 4000 series engines after the Federal Aviation Administration called for stepped-up inspections.
Tags: News, Middle East, Boeing, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney



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