A United Airlines flight from Newark to Venice was canceled due to a fuel leak while the aircraft was still taxiing at Newark Liberty Airport. The aircraft was a United 767-300ER.
This comes after a bunch of earlier incidents this week with other United Airlines 767-300ERs. N651UA turned back near Halifax after the loss of cabin pressure on a flight from Newark to Geneva and N676UA, the replacement aircraft, returned to Newark after problems with the equipment cooling systems.
On the 11th of June, RAF Cosford played host to its annual airshow, one of the UK’s top aviation events. TWA Contributor Harry Tudor (@bhx_spotting on Instagram) attended the show and snapped this fantastic selection of pictures, using a Nikon D3300 and Sigma 150-600mm DG OS HSM Contemporary lens.
One of the first acts of the day was GliderFX Display Team pilot Guy Westgate, performing in Grob 109B Vigilant T.1 G-OSPX. The aircraft performed a variety of stunts, fulfilled with smoke trails from the wings and fuselage!
Etihad Airways announced this week that they will be dropping their route between Abu Dhabi and San Francisco this October due to falling demand. The route had previously been reduced to 3x weekly in February.
Alitalia has filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in the US to be able to keep its terminal lease at JFK International airport in New York.
The italian airline, which is currently surviving thanks to a loan of €600 million from the Italian government, has been granted a restraining order until June 23rd, offering it a short period of protection from creditors’ claims.
On the 10th of June, an AerCaribe Antonov An-32 veered off Runway 25 on landing roll out at Tarapacá Airport, Colombia. None of the 43 occupants were injured but the aircraft sustained substantial damage.