New York (AirGuide - Airline News Asia / Pacific) May 16, 2010
AirAsia X The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is investigating two incidents last week in which an AirAsia X aircraft flew too low while approaching Gold Coast airport. On 4 May, an AirAsia X A330-300, registration 9M-XXB, went "below the radar lowest safe altitude" while approaching the airport after a flight from Kuala Lumpur, says the ATSB, which has classified the incident as serious. The approach was made in instrument meteorological conditions, indicating low visibility due to cloudy or bad weather conditions at that time. May 11, 2010
American Airlines American Airlines will launch daily New York JFK-Tokyo Haneda service Oct. 1 aboard a 777. May 11, 2010
American Airlines American Airlines said Monday its nonstop service from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Beijing will begin with four weekly flights, starting on May 25. Flights will arrive in Beijing before midnight local time, and frequency will begin at four days per week. On May 27, American will initiate the same number of nonstop flights from Beijing to Chicago. American will offer daily departures from both cities starting July 3. May 10, 2010
Malaysia Airlines, Airbus Malaysia Airlines has had the delivery of its first of six A380s...