Monday, July 15, 2024

The technical faults which can ground a plane

Approximately $6 billion is lost per year in the airline industry due to an Aircraft on Ground (AOG) situation. Every minute an aircraft is idle on the ground awaiting repairs, it’s haemorrhaging money for its owner or operator and causing a serious back-up of passengers across the world missing important meetings, family occasions and holidays. […]

Volga-Dnepr saves plane stranded in the Azores

Volga-Dnepr Airlines used its AOG (aircraft on ground) service to deliver a new engine to an Air Caraibes Airbus A330-323 stranded in the Azores. An IL-76TD-90VDs was dispatched with a team of AOG specialists organising delivery of the replacement aircraft engine from Paris Orly Airport to Lajes Airport on Terceira Island, where the A330 had […]