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October 17, 2018, 9:21 am
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Is it safe to fly on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner?

Recent news headlines have increasingly portrayed the Boeing 787 as an aircraft with a problem. But is there really a problem?

It’s worth noting, that of 49 787’s in service, only 7 are with JAL – yet it’s JAL who are reporting the problems of late.

Also – it’s not unusual to have some small […]

US aviation law bans emergency oxygen from airplane toilets.

The US FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) – America’s equivalent of our CAA, have last week required US airlines to disable the emergency oxygen generators found in airplane toilets.

Airplane Oxygen Mask

The oxygen generators power the oxygen masks which fall from the ceiling in the event of decompression – where air pressure is lost […]

BA prepare for cabin Crew Strike

British Airways have begun plans aimed at keeping ‘as many planes in the air as possible

With cabin crew likely to walk-out around Easter, BA have offered ground staff the opportunity to train as cabin-crew and fill the gap left by strikers.

Some sources also claim that some pilots are volunteering to work in the […]

The cost of extra ‘baggage’

Passengers flying to Amsterdam or Paris after March should check their tickets – if you’re flying Air France-KLM and you’re considered too ‘large’ you may need to buy a second seat.

“People who arrive at the check-in desk and are deemed too large to fit into a single seat will be asked to pay for […]

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