On January 13, an SAS A330 pulled into the gate at the Bradley Terminal in Los Angeles like most other days. The difference this time, however, was that it had arrived from Copenhagen instead of Stockholm, the city it had served from LA for the past few years. This return … Read the post
This week’s featured link:
Norwegian’s bondholders accept debt relief plan – ch-aviation
Norwegian has once again found a way to burn enough furniture to make its way through the lean winter… it hopes. The bond repayment delay plan was accepted. In exchange for deferring the bond due date, the creditors … Read the post
On March 14th of next year, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) will begin flying to LAX for the first time in 20 years. While a new international route is generally not a huge deal at LAX, there is something special about an SAS return. There are few airlines that have such a … Read the post
I have to admit that I have soft spot for Scandinavian Airlines (SAS). My very first trip to Europe in 1985 was aboard an SAS DC-10 from Los Angeles to Copenhagen. And though SAS hasn’t flown to LA in years, there is still a connection in history. SAS ran the … Read the post
Judging from comments on previous posts in the last couple of days, I’m guessing many of you have already heard that SAS had yet another Q400 turboprop land with gear problems. This makes for an unbelievable third gear problem resulting in an emergency landing in less than two months. … Read the post
Last week I wrote about SAS’ two accidents involving landing gear problems on the Q400. This story keeps getting stranger.
On Thursday, Horizon Air announced that they had completed inspections of all their Q400s and everything would be back to normal Tuesday, Sep 24. They took ads out in local … Read the post
What a strange week for the Bombardier Q400 and for Scandinavian airline SAS. After having the gear collapse on two separate landings within a couple of days, I think it’s safe to say there’s a problem here.
First, there was the landing in Aalborg, Denmark last Sunday. You can watch … Read the post
There hasn’t been much to talk about in the way of new flights lately, but I’ve gathered some of them here for your reading pleasure . . .
*Allegiant Air continues to expand with its strategy of infrequent flights from both Orlando and Las Vegas … Read the post