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CAAP set to make final analysis of the cause of Xiamen Airlines crash landing at the NAIA

By Benjie Lim Vergara INVESTIGATORS looking into last week’s crash landing of Xiamen Airlines Boeing B737-800 at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport made another thorough inspection of a portion of runway 06/24 where the accident happened. This according to the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines-Aircraft Accident Investigation Board (CAAP-AAIB) as they make their final […]

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Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines has normalized operations in NAIA

By Benjie Lim Vergara BUDGET airline Cebu Pacific Air on Tuesday said its operations has normalized after three days of flight cancellations due to a Chinese aircraft mishap. CEB, in an advisory, said “barring any other technical, weather-related or other extraordinary circumstances, we do not plan to cancel flights.” However, it also said passengers on […]

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Xiamen Air pilots negative of drugs – Civil Aviation Authorities of the Philippines

By Benjie Lim Vergara THE Civil Aviation Authorities of the Philippines on Monday cleared the Xiamen Airline pilots of the crashed Boeing B737-800 of drug use after their drug test came out negative. According to the CAAP, the drug testing is a standard requirement of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). “The results of the […]

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Xiamen Airlines plane still stuck in mud at NAIA runway, investigations underway

By Benjie Lim Vergara FORTY eight international and domestic flights were canceled while seven incoming international flights were diverted to Clark and Cebu International Airports following Thursday’s accident involving a Boeing 737-800 plane of Xiamen Airlines. Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) General Manager Ed Monreal said Xiamen Airlines flight MF8667 from China with 157 passengers […]

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Chinese Xiamen Airlines Boeing Crash-Lands at Manila Airport – Reports

By Sputnik News XIAMEN airlines’ 737-800 Boeing crash landed at Manila Airport, AirLive reported Thursday. The media specified that the emergency evacuation was underway. According to the AirLive, the flight MF8667 of the Chinese Xiamen airline circled Manila for about one hour. During the second attempt to land at 15:55 UTC, the Boeing 737-800 skidded off the runway. No immediate information […]