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FAA, EASA Order Emergency Checks On CFM56-7B Engines

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:49:21 GMTAirwise Airline News

The US Federal Aviation Administration and European Aviation Safety Agency have issued emergency airworthiness directives requiring operators to inspect fan blades on older CFM56-7B engines within 20 days.


Hi-Tech Solutions Help Airlines Lose Fewer Bags

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:39:21 GMTAirwise Airline News

Airlines are misplacing fewer passenger bags, with the rate dropping by 70.5 percent over the past 10 years, SITA’s 2018 baggage report showed.


LATAM Cabin Crew Reject Offer As Strike Continues

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:25:26 GMTAirwise Airline News

The LAN Express cabin crew strike is set to continue after flight attendants voted against an offer agreed between the airline and the STCLA union.


FAA To Order Inspections After Southwest Engine Failure

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:52:55 GMTAirwise Airline News

The US Federal Aviation Administration said it will issue an airworthiness directive within the next two weeks requiring inspections of CFM56 engines of the type involved in the Southwest Airlines flight WN1380 explosion on Wednesday.


Southwest Engine Explodes Mid-flight - One Dead

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 11:25:41 GMTAirwise Airline News

A passenger was killed on a Southwest Airlines flight on Tuesday when an engine exploded, damaging the aircraft’s fuselage.