Boeing 737

  • Flight delay: DGCA asks SpiceJet to refund fare 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a first-of-its-kind action, DGCA has directed SpiceJet to refund fare to all passengers of a Mumbai-Delhi flight that was delayed by about five hours last month, officials said on Monday. The aviation regulator also asked the no-frills airline to refund the money it charged from passengers of...
  • SpiceJet flight escapes rocket attack in Kabul airport July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: About 100 people on board a SpiceJet flight from Kabul to Delhi escaped a rocket attack by militants at the airport in the Afghan capital on Thursday. The attack, aimed at the military airbase at the Kabul airport, was launched when the Boeing 737 was getting ready for takeoff....
  • Jet Airways to launch third direct Delhi-Kathmandu flight May 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Private carrier Jet Airways on Tuesday said that it will enhance air connectivity to Kathmandu from New Delhi by launching one more direct flight from May 23. The airline presently operates two daily flights each out of Delhi and Mumbai and the addition of a third service from Delhi...
  • Boeing airliner crashes in Russian city of Kazan, 50 killed November 17, 2013

    Moscow: A Boeing 737 airliner crashed on landing in the Russian city of Kazan on Sunday, killing all 50 people on board, the Emergencies Ministry said. The flight from Moscow's Domodedovo airport was making a second attempt to land and exploded when it hit the runway, killing all 44 passengers and...
  • Plane catches fire during landing at airport in Moscow May 19, 2013

    Moscow: Part of an airliner carrying more than 130 people caught fire as it was landing in Moscow, and passengers evacuated the plane by jumping off one of its wings and shooting down an evacuation slide. The Emergencies Ministry says none of the passengers and crew members were injured by the...
  • US: Plane lands safely after pilot loses consciousness February 1, 2013

    Portland (Oregon): An Alaska Airlines jetliner bound for Seattle made an emergency landing in Portland, Oregon, on January 31 night after the pilot lost consciousness, an airline spokesman said. The co-pilot landed Flight 473 safely after declaring an emergency to get priority care for the pilot, spokesman Paul McElroy said....
  • PIA flight returns to Karachi amidst hijack fears April 27, 2012

    Karachi: A Pakistan International Airlines flight on Friday made an emergency landing at the Karachi airport after a passenger allegedly threatened to hijack the aircraft. PIA flight PK-586, which was flying from Karachi to Bahawalpur in Punjab province, turned back to the port city after an air hostess alerted the...
  • AI to sell its 6 Boeing-737 cargo planes January 6, 2012

    New Delhi: In a major bid to shore up its falling revenues, cash-strapped Air India has floated a global tender for the sale of six Boeing 737 freighters, virtually bringing the curtains down on its plan to launch a dedicated cargo service. The state-owned airline has already offered to lease out...
  • Air India mismanagement continues May 24, 2011

    Air India transferred about 70 pilots to Air India Express who weren't trained as commanders for the Boeing 737 aircraft. ...
  • 158 die, 8 survive in Air India Express plane crash in Mangalore May 22, 2010

    Mangalore: An Air India Express airliner crashed outside Mangalore airport in Karnataka on Saturday, killing 158 people when it burst into flames after overshooting a table-top runway and plunging into forest below. There were eight survivors after the Boeing 737-800, which had come from Dubai with 166 people on board including...
  • Hijack drama ends in Mexico, passengers safe September 10, 2009

    Mexico City: Police stormed a hijacked plane on Wednesday in Mexico minutes after the hijackers released all passengers and the crew from the aircraft. Several people were arrested, according to media reports. Earlier, authorities had said that three unidentified attackers had hijacked the plane. The three men threatened to detonate a bomb...
  • Hole in fuselage forces US plane emergency landing July 15, 2009

    Charleston: A Southwest Airlines plane with 131 people on board made an emergency landing in Charleston, West Virginia Monday after a hole appeared in the fuselage. No one was injured in the incident on the flight from Nashville to Baltimore, a spokeswoman for the airline told CNN. It is not yet known...
  • India's Air Force One? VVIPs to take to sky in style April 2, 2009

    New Delhi: It could well be called India’s Air Force One. In the times of recession, three Boeing business jets, meant to be used by our political leadership, will cost Rs 300 crore. The Boeing 737 is not just an aircraft but also a satellite-linked flying command post. From a height...
  • Cost cutting: Jet to lay off 35 expat pilots November 25, 2008

    New Delhi: Even as the pilot body of Jet Airways is planning to send a formal proposal to its management, asking to do away with the expat pilots to prune costs, the airlines has decided to enact on the suggestion and is ready to terminate the contracts of 36 foreign...
  • Plane crash in central Russia, 88 killed September 14, 2008

    Moscow: A plane carrying 88 people crashed in central Russia, killing all on board, an emergency official said on Sunday. The Boeing-737 traveling from Moscow to Perm went down about 340 hours on Sunday, Emergency Situations Ministry spokeswoman Irina Andrianova said. There was no indication of a terrorist attack, she said. The...
  • Boeing jet with 123 on board crashes in Kyrgyzstan August 25, 2008

    Bishkek/Moscow: A Boeing 737 passenger jet with 123 people on board crashed in Kyrgyzstan's Bishkek city airport Sunday, the Kyrgyz Civil Defence Ministry reported. A spokesman for the airport confirmed that fatalities did occur, but could provide no details, according to a news agency. The jet, on its way to Iran, was...