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18 January 2019

Aer Lingus A330-300 EI-EDY has been painted into the new paint scheme and its first flight is EI105 to New York JFK.

Aer Lingus A320 EI-CVA has been painted into the new paint scheme and its first flight is EI352 to Münich MUC.

TUI fly B737-700 D-ABKA (X32148 Hannover HAJ -> Fuerteventura FUE) – Returned to Hannover, reason unknown.

easyJet A319 G-EZDA (U24319 Lyon LYS -> Rennes RNS) – Returned to Lyon, reason unknown.

Brussels Airlines A330-200 OO-SFU (SN467 Brussels BRU -> Kigali KGL) – Returned to Brussels, reason unknown.

17 January 2019

Air Tahiti Nui B787-9 F-ONUI departed Everett PAE on delivery for Papeete PPT. This is the carrier’s second Boeing 787.

British Airways A320neo G-TTNH departed Hamburg XFW on delivery for London LHR.

Hawaiian Airlines B767-300 N592HA departed Kansas City MCI for painting at Victorville via Phoenix GYR prior to delivery for United Airlines. It has been reregistered to N686UA.

Hawaiian Airlines B767-300 N590HA departed Kansas City MCI for painting at Phoenix GYR prior to delivery for United Airlines. It has been reregistered to N685UA.

Iberia A340-600 EC-JCZ (IB6650 Lima LIM -> Madrid MAD) – Engine failure, diverted to Bogota.

Royal Air Maroc B767-300 CN-ROV departed Casablanca CMN on return to the lessor at Shannon SNN.

ANA All Nippon Airways B787-8 JA825A (NH985 Tokyo HND -> Osaka ITM) – Engine failure after touchdown on the runway in Osaka.

Nordstar B737-300 VP-BKT (Y7404 Norilsk NSK -> Moscow DME) – Smoke alarm activated and odour detected, returned to Norilsk.

Nordwind B737-800 VP-BSK (N4174 Ekaterinburg SVX -> Moscow SVO) – Loss of cabin pressure, returned to Ekaterinburg.

Helvetic Airways F100 HB-JVE departed Zürich ZRH for painting at Bratislava BTS, reportedly for a new customer.

Virgin Atlantic A330-300 G-VSXY (VS3 London LHR -> New York JFK) – Engine low-oil quantity indication, returned to London.

Envoy Air E145LR N661JA (AA3332 Miami MIA -> Columbus CMH) – Returned to Miami, reason unknown.

Pegasus Airlines B737-800 TC-AAR departed Istanbul SAW for painting at Bergen-op-Zoom WOE, reportedly for a new customer.

Delta Airlines A220-100 N104DU (DL9963 Atlanta ATL -> Dallas DAL) – Fuel leakage, returned to Atlanta.

American Airlines A321 N193UW (AA2061 St. Louis STL -> Dallas DFW) – Fuel discrepancy, returned to St. Louis.

16 January 2019

Cargolux B747-8F LX-VCJ (CV7307 Kuala Lumpur KUL -> Zhengzhou CGO) – Cockpit fire inflight, returned to Kuala Lumpur. No fatalities.

Cathay Pacific B777-300 B-HNS (CX500 Hong Kong HKG -> Tokyo NRT) – Returned to Hong Kong, reason unknown.

Transavia B737-800 PH-HSI (HV6365 Eindhoven EIN -> Gran Canaria LPA) – Diverted to Faro, reason unknown.

Austrian Airlines A320 OE-LBL (OS863 Vienna VIE -> Cairo CAI) – Diverted to Larnaca, reason unknown.

JetBlue Airways A321 N948JB (B6583 New York JFK -> Orlando MCO) – Returned to New York, reason unknown.

Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJQ (NZ677 Auckland AKL -> Dunedin DUD) – Landing gear lock failure, diverted to Christchurch.

15 January 2019

4 British Airways 747s will depart London for painting in Dublin within the next few days. Special paint schemes will be applied.

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLK departed London LHR for scrapping at St. Athan DGX.

Evelop’s first A330-900neo will be registered EC-NBO. The carrier is also gaining Singapore Airlines’s 9V-STT which will be reregistered EC-NBP.

Wamos Air will acquire China Southern A330-200 B-6077 and it will be registered EC-NBN.

Air Europa’s first two B737 MAX 8s will be registered EC-NBL and EC-NBV and next two B787-9s will be registered EC-NBM and EC-NBX.

Plus Ultra Linhas Aereas will obtain four Philippine Airline A340-300s. The first aircraft is RP-C3439, ex. EC-JCF, currently temporarily registered OE-IAL, and it will become EC-NBU. The second aircraft should be RP-C3441, ex. EC-IDF, for which no future registration is known at present. The third aircraft is RP-C3435, ex. EC-HDQ, for which no future registration is known at present. The fourth aircraft is RP-C3437, ex. EC-HGX, for which no future registration is known at present.

EasyJet A321neo G-UZME made its first flight as D-AZAW.

Tunisair A320 TS-IMG (TU791 London LHR -> Tunis TUN) – Diverted to Marseille, reason unknown.

VietJet Air A320 VN-A668 (VJ451 Hanoi HAN -> Phú Quốc PQC) – Returned to Hanoi, reason unknown.

El Al Israel Airlines B787-9 4X-EDI departed Everett PAE on delivery for Tel Aviv TLV.

American Airlines B767-300ER N390AA (AA984 Montevideo MVD -> Miami MIA) – Hydraulic issues, diverted to Santa Cruz.

Southwest Airlines B737-700 N425LV (WN974 Phoenix PHX -> Chicago ORD) – Diverted to Denver, reason unknown.

Gol Linhas B737-800 PR-GXQ (G31025 Rio de Janeiro SDU -> São Paulo CGH) – Engine explosion and fire, returned to Rio de Janeiro.

American Airlines B787-9 N830AN (AA82 Auckland AKL -> Los Angeles LAX) – Medical emergency, diverted to Honolulu.

14 January 2019

Saha Airlines B707-300 EP-CPP (N/A Bishkek FRU -> Karaj PYK) – Overran runway upon landing at wrong airport. Crashed into houses past the airport perimeter fence and burst into flames. 16 fatalities and 1 survivor. Our condolences are given to the families of the crew members.

Ethiopian Airlines B77F ET-AVN (ET3728 Addis Ababa ADD -> Hong Kong HKG) – Intercepted by Indonesia Air Force after unauthorized airspace breach and violation, diverted to Batam.

Icelandair B757-200 TF-ISK (FI441 Manchester MAN -> Reykjavík KEF) – Burning odour onboard, diverted to Glasgow.

Smartwings B737 MAX 8 OK-SWH made its first flight.

Etihad Airways B777-300ER A6-ETA (EY22 Manchester MAN -> Abu Dhabi AUH) – Big explosion sounds after takeoff, crew declared emergency and returned to Manchester. Cabin pressurization failure.

Delta Connection CRJ900LR N810SK (DL3562 Salt Lake City SLC -> Pasco PSC) – Returned to Salt Lake City, reason unknown.

Delta Airlines B717-200 N948AT (DL2945 Detroit DTW -> New York JFK) – Landing gear issue, returned to Detroit.

United Airlines E170 N644RW (UA3661 Chicago ORD -> Raleigh-Durham RDU) – Anti-icing system issues, returned to Chicago.

Austrian Airlines B777-200ER OE-LPF (OS65 Vienna VIE -> Chicago ORD) – Medical emergency, diverted to Shannon.

13 January 2019

Ryanair B737 MAX 8 EI-HAT made its first flight. This is the carrier’s first Boeing 737 MAX.

Ethiopian Airlines B737-800 ET-ARB (3W20 Blantyre BLZ -> Johannesburg JNB) – Tyre deflated upon landing.

Iran Air A300-600 EP-IBS (IR467 Mashad MHD -> Tehran THR) – Engine failure, returned to Mashad.

Red Wings A320 VP-BWY (WZ703 St. Petersburg LED -> Sochi AER) – Cabin lights started to turn on and off accompanied by eerie unusual sounds. Electronics failure, continued to Sochi.

Travel Service B737-900 OK-TSM (QS1003 Moscow SVO -> Prague PRG) – Runway excursion prior to takeoff.

Eurowings A320 D-AEWN (EW5400 Hamburg HAM -> Gran Canaria LPA) – Returned to Hamburg, reason unknown.

Wizz Air A320 HA-LPJ (W67771 Ohrid OHD -> Basel MLH/BSL/EAH) – High winds, diverted to Zürich.

Icelandair B757-200 TF-LLX (FI441 Manchester MAN -> Reykjavík) – Medical emergency, diverted to Glasgow.

Germanwings A320 D-AGWO departed Cologne CGN for painting into the Eurowings paint scheme at East Midlands EMA.

Aer Lingus ATR-72-600 EI-FCZ (EI3265 Birmingham BHX -> Dublin DUB) – Medical emergency, diverted to Manchester.

Air France B777-300ER F-GSQL (AF55 Washington IAD -> Paris CDG) – Diverted to Dublin, reason unknown.

TUI E190 OO-TEA (TB2602 Nador NDR -> Antwerp ANR) – Diverted to Brussels, reason unknown.

12 January 2019

Brussels Airlines A320 OO-SNA (SN2094 London LHR -> Brussels BRU) – Nose gear control loss upon landing.

Japan Airlines B787-8 JA827J (JL66 Tokyo NRT -> San Diego SAN) – Diverted to Los Angeles, reason unknown.

Delta Airlines MD88 N904DL (DL2033 Baltimore BWI -> Atlanta ATL) – Engine failure, returned to Baltimore.

Tunisair B737-600 TS-IOM (TU668 Djerba DJE -> Brussels BRU) – Weather radar failure, returned to Djerba. This aircraft is painted in the special ‘retro’ scheme.

Turkish Airlines B777-300ER TC-JJH (TK12 New York JFK -> Istanbul IST) – Medical emergency, diverted to Bucharest.

Southwest Airlines B737-800 N8523W (WN4030 Oakland OAK -> Baltimore BWI) – Medical emergency, diverted to Las Vegas.

Etihad Airways B777-200LR A6-LRC departed Casablanca CMN for scrapping at St. Athan DGX.

Pobeda B737-800 VP-BQJ made its first flight.

Travel Service B737-800 OK-TVR departed Prague PRG for Windsor YQG via Reykjavík KEF on winter lease to Sunwing Airlines.

Norwegian B787-8 LN-LNH (DY7035 Stockholm ARN -> Fort Lauderdale FLL) – Diverted to Boston, reason unknown.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EBR (EK928 Cairo CAI -> Dubai DXB) – Rejected takeoff at high speed due to vehicle sighting on the runway. All tires deflated and melted due to high temperature of brakes.

SAS B737-800 LN-RRU (SK1323 Alesund AES -> Oslo OSL) – Tail strike upon takeoff, diverted to Trondheim.

Ryanair B737-800 EI-DLY (FR1883 Lisbon LIS -> London STN) – Diverted to Madrid, reason unknown.

Jet2 B737-800 G-DRTA (LS382 Tenerife TFS -> Belfast BFS) – Diverted to Santiago, reason unknown.

United B777-200ER N77019 (UA879 London LHR -> San Francisco SFO) – Operational difficulties, diverted to Shannon.

11 January 2019

Wideroe E190-E2 LN-WEC (AY1472 Vienna VIE -> Helsinki HEL) – Cabin failed to pressurize, returned to Vienna.

Air Canada B737 MAX 8 C-GEHI made its first flight.

Air Italy  B737 MAX 8 EI-??? made its first flight.

United Airlines A320 N484UA (UA812 Spokane GEG -> Denver DEN) – Bird strike, cockpit window covered in blood, diverted to Seattle.

Azul Linhas Aéreas A330-200 PR-AIU (Lisbon LIS -> Campinas VCP) – Returned to Lisbon, reason unknown.

Etihad Airways B777-200LR A6-LRC departed Teruel TEV for scrapping at Kemble GBA via Casablanca CMN. It is still due to depart Casablanca.

HOP! E190 F-HBLG (AF1792 Nantes NTE -> Amsterdam AMS) – Diverted to Rennes, reason unknown.

FedEx B77F N896FD made its first flight.

easyJet A320 OE-IVH (U27252 Krakow KRK -> Liverpool LPL) – Medical emergency, diverted to Manchester.

easyJet A319 OE-LQQ (U28573 London LGW -> Barcelona BCN) – Passenger requiring assistance, diverted to Lyon.

10 January 2019

Air France will merge with its subsidiary Joon after a decision to terminate the airline was agreed on.

AeroLogic B77F D-AALK made its first flight.

Swiss A330-200 HB-JCT departed Montreal YMX on delivery for Zürich ZRH. This is the airline’s last A220-300 to be delivered, however, they still have 2 A220-100s due for delivery later this year.

Aeroméxico B737-800  N520AM (AM662 Guadalajara GDL -> San Francisco SFO) – Diverted to Oakland, reason unknown.

Oman Air B787-8 A4O-SA (WY105 Muscat MCT -> Manchester MAN) – Cracked windshield, diverted to Istanbul.

American Airlines A320 N604AW (Philadelphia PHL -> Fort Lauderdale FLL) – Fumes and strange odor detected, continued to Fort Lauderdale.

Lufthansa A350-900 D-AIXL (LH413 New York JFK -> Munich MUC) – Electric-like odor detected, returned to New York.

TAP Air Portugal A330-900neo CS-TUC departed Toulouse TLS on delivery for Lisbon LIS. This is the 2nd A330neo ever to be delivered.

TAP Air Portugal A330-900neo CS-TUD departed Toulouse TLS on delivery for Lisbon LIS. This is the 3rd A330neo ever to be delivered.

United Airlines B787-9 N27958 (UA923 Los Angeles LAX -> London LHR) – Medical emergency, diverted to Winnipeg.

GoAir A320neo VT-WGC (G8319 Mumbai BOM -> Delhi DEL) – Engine vibrations upon departure, returned to Mumbai.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZE (NZ78 Taipei TPE -> Auckland AKL) – Medical emergency, diverted to Guam.

easyJet A319 G-EZAN (U28200 Milan MXP -> London LGW) – Medical emergency, diverted to Paris.

Cathay Pacific B777-300 B-KQR (CX198 Auckland AKL -> Hong Kong HKG) – Major bird strike, returned to Auckland.

09 January 2019

China Eastern Airlines B787-9 B-208P made its first flight. This is the carrier’s first Boeing 787.

SpiceJet B737 MAX 8 VT-MXF (SG13 Mumbai BOM -> Dubai DXB) – Technical issue, returned to Mumbai.

MEA Middle Eastern Airlines has placed a firm order for four Airbus A330-900neo aircraft.

Eurowings A320 D-AIQK (EW652 Cologne CGN -> Thessaloniki SKG) – Returned to Cologne, reason unknown.

China Southern Airlines A321 B-6379 (CZ6763 Shenzhen SZX > Luoyang LYA) – Communication system issues, returned to Shenzhen.

American Airlines A321 N139AN (Miami MIA -> Seattle SEA) – Diverted to Dallas, reason unknown.

Delta Airlines A330-300 N813NW (DL160 Minneapolis MSP -> Amsterdam AMS) – Medical emergency, diverted to Detroit.

Air Canada Express CRJ200ER C-GXJA (AC7337 Toronto YYZ -> Columbus CMH) – Pressurization issue, returned to Toronto.

Enter Air B737 MAX 8 SP-EXB departed Boeing Field BFI on delivery for Warsaw WAW.

08 January 2019

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMMR (BA2040 Cape Town CPT -> London LGW) – Medical emergency, diverted to Luanda.

Air Italy B737 MAX 8 EI-GGM made its first flight.

Transavia B737-800 PH-HXO made its first flight.

Scoot B787-8 9V-OFD (TR24 Singapore SIN -> Melbourne MEL) – Returned to Singapore, reason unknown.

American Airlines B787-9 N840AN made its first flight.

Air Corsica A320 F-HBSA (XK780 Bastia BIA -> Paris ORY) – Diverted to Lyon, reason unknown.

CityJet SU95 EI-FWB departed Brussels BRU for storage at Dublin DUB. It will later continue to Shannon. This means that all CityJet Sukhoi Superjets have now been withdrawn from service.

Vueling A320 EC-MAH (VY7892 Barcelona BCN -> St. Petersburg LED) – Diverted to Helsinki, reason unknown.

SAS A340-300 OY-KBI (SK995 Copenhagen CPH -> Beijing PEK) – Returned to Copenhagen, reason unknown.

El Al Israel Airlines B787-9 4X-EDI made its first flight.

United Airlines B757-300 N57869 (UA1231 Honolulu HNL -> Los Angeles LAX) – Technical issue, returned to Honolulu.

Lufthansa A330-300 D-AIKB (LH428 Munich MUC -> Charlotte CLT) – Medical emergency, diverted to London.

British Airways A319 G-EUPW (BA1308 London LHR -> Aberdeen ABZ) – Diverted to Edinburgh, reason unknown.

07 January 2019

Wow Air A321 TF-DAD will become C-GHQI prior to delivery for Air Canada. No registrations are known yet for the other three.

JetBlue A321 N982JB (B6516 San Francisco SFO -> New York JFK) – Maintenance issue, diverted to Chicago.

Travel Service B737-800 OK-TVS departed Prague PRG on winter lease for Sunwing Airlines to Windsor YQG via Reykjavík KEF as C-GPVS.

United Airlines B777-200 N212UA (UA614 Newark EWR -> Las Vegas LAS) – Issues with the cargo door, returned to Newark.

Hawaiian Airlines A330-200 N395HA (HA451 Honolulu HNL -> Sydney SYD) – Returned to Honolulu, reason unknown.

Volotea will soon acquire ex. easyJet A319 G-EZDC.

Swoop B737-800 C-FPLS (WO806 Hamilton YHM -> Las Vegas LAS) – Medical emergency, diverted to Minneapolis.

MC Aviation Partners A320 PH-IAI departed Natal NAT on delivery and repainting for Air France to Ostrava OSR via Dakar DSS.

British Airways A320neo G-TTNH made its first flight as D-AXAY.

Sriwijaya Air B737-800 PK-CLT (SJ270 Denpasar DPS -> Dili DIL) – Flaps problems, diverted to Makassar.

KLM B747-400 PH-BFI (KL685 Amsterdam AMS -> Mexico City MEX) – Bird strike upon takeoff, returned to Amsterdam.

CityJet SU95 EI-FWF departed Brussels BRU for storage at Dublin DUB. It will later continue to Shannon.

Norwegian B737-800 EI-FHS (D82907 Copenhagen CPH -> London LGW) – Returned to Copenhagen, reason unknown.

Delta Airlines MD88 N950DL (DL326 Atlanta ATL -> Buffalo BUF) – Aircraft handling issues, diverted to Knoxville.

06 January 2019

SpiceJet B737 MAX 8 VT-MAX (SG32 Hong Kong HKG -> Delhi DEL) – Inflight engine shut down due to restriction in fuel flow, diverted to Varanasi.

American Airlines B777-200ER N792AN (AA905 Miami MIA -> Rio de Janeiro GIG) – Medical emergency, returned to Miami.

TAAG B777-300ER D2-TEH (DT747 Luanda LAD – São Paulo GRU) – Engine failure due to bird strike upon landing, continued to São Paulo.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZQ (NZ80 Hong Kong HKG -> Auckland AKL) – Medical emergency, diverted to Cairns.

Azur Air B767-300 VP-BUX (ZF973 Moscow VKO -> La Romana LRM) – All lavatories were blocked, diverted to Shannon.

Air Canada Rouge A319 C-GBHR (AC1868 Toronto YYZ -> St. Vincent SVD) – Engine issues, returned to Toronto.

Delta Airlines A330-300 N805NW (DL173 Milan MXP -> New York JFK) – Medical emergency, diverted to Lajes.

Air India Express B737-800 VT-AXX (IX246 Mumbai BOM -> Dubai DXB) – Hydraulic failure, returned to Mumbai.

Emirates A380 A6-EEV (EK409 Melbourne MEL -> Dubai DXB) – Medical emergency, diverted to Perth.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKL (JQ1 Melbourne MEL -> Honolulu HNL) – Anti-ice system failure, returned to Melbourne.

SunExpress B737-800 D-ASXJ (XG4665 Nuremberg NUE -> Hurghada HRG) – Smoke in cockpit, diverted to Münich.

TUI B757-200 G-OOBB (BY2604 Manchester MAN -> Innsbruck INN) – Technical issue, diverted to Münich.

05 January 2019

Air India A320neo VT-EXV (AI335 Bangkok BKK -> Delhi DEL) – Fuel leak, diverted to Kolkata.

ANA All Nippon Airways A321neo JA132A (NH791 Tokyo HND -> Oita OIT) – Inflight bird strike, continued to Oita.

WestJet B787-9 C-GUDH made its first flight. This is the carrier’s first Boeing 787.

Air Caraïbes A330-300 F-HPTP (TX516 Paris ORY -> Fort-de-France FDF) – Medical emergency, diverted to Lajes.

Travel Service A330-200 OK-GBB (3Z7620 Warsaw WAW -> Punta Cana PUJ) – Medical emergency, diverted to Lajes.

Porter Airlines Dash 8 Q400 C-GKQE (PD206 Toronto YTZ -> Thunder Bay YQT) – Returned to Toronto, reason unknown.

04 January 2019

Air France B777-300ER F-GZNJ (AF349 Montreal YUL -> Paris CDG) – Medical emergency, diverted to London.

CityJet SU95 EI-FWA departed Brussels BRU for storage at Dublin DUB. It will later continue to Shannon.

Japan Airlines B787-9 JA876J made its first flight.

PSA Airlines CRJ200ER N257PS (AA5562 Birmingham BHM -> Washington DCA) – Fuel imbalance, only right turns were possible. Diverted to Raleigh-Durham.

Iberia A350-900 EC-NBE made its first flight as F-WZND.

WestJet B767-300ER C-FWAD (WS1 Calgary YYC -> London LGW) – Disruptive passenger onboard, returned to Calgary.

Republic Airways ERJ175LR N201JQ (DL6024 Raleigh-Durham RDU -> Boston BOS) – Fire detection warning, diverted to New York JFK. Overheated coffee pot found upon landing.

Ryanair B737-800 EI-EMJ (FR653 Prestwick PIK -> Tenerife TFS) – Diverted to Faro, reason unknown.

Lufthansa A320neo D-AINP departed Hamburg XFW on delivery to Berlin SXF.

Lufthansa A320 D-AIWE made its first flight as D-AUAW.

Icelandair B767-300ER TF-ISP (FI204 Reykjavík KEF -> Copenhagen CPH) – Returned to Reykjavík, reason unknown.

Helvetic Airways E190LR HB-JVQ (LX1216 Zürich ZRH -> Oslo OSL) – Returned to Zürich, reason unknown.

03 January 2019

IndiGo A320neo VT-ITW (6E923 Chennai MAA -> Kolkata CCU) – Engine explosion and severe vibrations, returned to Chennai.

Royal Brunei Airlines A320neo V8-RBD (BI636 Hong Kong HKG -> Bandar Seri Begawan BWN) – Passenger’s powerbank ignited in overhead lockers, was later extinguished. Continued to Bandar Seri Begawan.

Aeroméxico B737-800 XA-AMV (AM120 Mexico City MEX -> Guadalajara GDL) – Landing gear fire upon landing.

Ethiopian B737-800 ET-ATV (ET338 Addis Ababa ADD -> Entebbe EBB) – Overran runway almost into lake upon landing in Entebbe.

Wizz Air A320 HA-LYQ (W61747 Gdansk GDN -> Stavanger SVG) – Returned to Gdansk, reason unknown.

Norwegian B737-800 EI-FVS departed Stockholm ARN on delivery for Norwegian Air Argentina to Buenos Aires EZE via Gran Canaria LPA and Natal NAT.

American Airlines A321 N103NN (AA10 Los Angeles LAX -> New York JFK) – Smoke in cabin, diverted to Phoenix. Later departed from Phoenix for New York but diverted again.

WestJet Dash 8 Q400 C-GWJK (WS3428 Halifax YHZ -> St. John’s YYT) – Landing gear problems, returned to Halifax.

Lufthansa A320 D-AIWC departed Hamburg XFW on delivery to Berlin SXF.

Lufthansa A320 D-AIWD departed Hamburg XFW on delivery to Berlin SXF.

Jet2 B737-800 G-JZBS made its first flight.

Porter Airlines Dash 8 Q400 C-GLQR (PD246 Halifax YHZ -> Ottawa YOW) – Landing gear problems, returned to Halifax.

Thomas Cook B757-300 G-JMAA (MT560 London LGW -> Dalaman DLM) -> Bad weather, diverted to Rhodes.

Brussels Airlines A330-300 OO-SFM departed Brussels BRU for scrapping at Crestview CEW.

Pobeda B737-800 VP-BQH made its first flight.

Jet2 B737-800 G-DRTE (LS177 Glasgow GLS -> Alicante ALC) – Diverted to Manchester, reason unknown.

Emirates A380 A6-EEL (EK225 Dubai DXB -> San Francisco SFO) – Medical emergency, diverted to Moscow.

Qatar Airways Cargo A330-200F A7-AFV departed Doha DOH on return to the lessor and repainting at Rome FCO.

Lufthansa A320 D-AIPZ (LH1341 Budapest BUD -> Frankfurt FRA) – Technical issue, returned to Budapest.

02 January 2019

JetBlue A321 N934JB (B6916 San Francisco SFO -> New York JFK) – Disruptive passenger onboard, diverted to Salt Lake City.

Air Canada A320 C-GKOE (AC261 Toronto YYZ -> Winnipeg YWG) – Burning odour detected, returned to Toronto.

Allegiant A319 N332NV (G414 Las Vegas LAS -> Grand Junction GJT) – Smoke in cabin during landing in Grand Junction.

Sun Country Airlines B737-800 N824SY (SY423 Minneapolis MSP -> Los Angeles LAX) – Pressurization issue, returned to Minneapolis.

Air France A319 F-GRHS (AF1101 Madrid MAD -> Paris CDG) – Diverted to Biarritz, reason unknown.

Air France B777-300ER F-GZNU (AF165 Bangkok BKK -> Paris CDG) -> Medical emergency, diverted to Bucharest.

SkyWest Airlines CRJ200ER N433SW (DL4318 Detroit DTW -> State College SCE) – Returned to Detroit, reason unknown.

Eurowings A319 OK-NEO (EW2000 Stuttgart STR -> Berlin TXL) – Returned to Stuttgart, reason unknown.

01 January 2019

El Al Israel Airlines B787-9 4X-EDH (LY5 Tel Aviv TLV -> Los Angeles LAX) – Medical emergency, diverted to Toronto.

Eurowings A319 D-AKNP (EW9518 Düsseldorf DUS -> Bilbao BIO) – Returned to Düsseldorf, reason unknown.

Frontier A321 N715FR (F91397 Cleveland CLE -> Tampa TPA) – Six passengers became ill, vomitted and suffered from nausea. Water fountains inside Cleveland Airport suspected as source of illnesses.

Air Canada A319 C-GSJB (AC1734 Toronto YYZ -> Liberia LIR) – Hydraulic issues, returned to Toronto.

WestJet B737-700 C-FLWJ (WS611 Ottawa YOW -> Calgary YYC) – Medical emergency, diverted to Toronto.

Norwegian B737 MAX 8 SE-RTC (DY1816 Oslo OSL -> Gran Canaria LPA) – Medical emergency, diverted to London.

Norwegian B737-800 EI-FHV (D85250 Alicante ALC -> Tenerife TFS) – Returned to Alicante, reason unknown.

Ryanair B737-800 EI-DWO (FR286 London STN -> Palanga PLQ) – Returned to London, reason unknown.

United Airlines B757-300 N75853 (UA698 San Francisco SFO -> Chicago ORD) – Hydraulic problem, unable to exit runway upon landing.

JetBlue A321 N999JQ (B62451 Boston BOS -> Orlando MCO) – Diverted to Baltimore, reason unknown.

American Airlines B777-200ER N754AN (Buenos Aires EZE -> Houston IAH) – Medical emergency, diverted to Lima.

IndiGo A320 VT-INY 6E6373 (Delhi DEL -> Ahmedabad AMD) – Smoke in cockpit and cabin, continued to Ahmedabad.

Air Canada Express CRJ200ER C-GUJA (AC8512 Charlottetown YYG -> Montreal YUL) – Overran runway upon landing.

Turkish Airlines B777-300ER TC-LJA (TK68 Istanbul IST -> Bangkok BKK) – Medical emergency, diverted to Kolkata.

31 December 2018

El Al Israel Airlines B747-400 4X-ELC (LY1 Tel Aviv TLV -> New York JFK) – Medical emergency, diverted to Halifax.

United Express CRJ200LR N436AW (UA3838 Chicago ORD -> Kansas City MCI) – Engine issues, returned to Chicago.

easyJet A319 G-EZEH (U28726 Marseille MRS -> London LGW) – Multiple bird strikes on approach into Gatwick, inspected upon arrival.

TUI B787-8 G-TUIB (BY548 Birmingham BHX -> Goa GOI) – Medical emergency, diverted to London.

30 December 2018

WOW air A321 TF-JOY (WW761 Frankfurt FRA -> Reykjavík KEF) – Medical emergency inflight, diverted to Edinburgh.

Etihad Airways A330-200 A6-EYI departed Abu Dhabi AUH for storage at Teruel TEV.

Etihad Airways A330-200 A6-EYL departed Abu Dhabi AUH for storage at Teruel TEV.

KLM Cityhopper E190 PH-EZF (KL1345 Amsterdam AMS -> Billund BLL) – Airframe vibrations inflight, returned to Amsterdam.

Air Canada B787-9 C-FRTW (AC878 Toronto YYZ -> Zürich ZRH) – Disruptive passenger onboard, diverted to St. John’s.

United Airlines B777-200ER N77014 (UA818 Buenos Aires EZE -> Houston IAH) – Medical emergency, returned to Buenos Aires.

29 December 2018

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIF (BA2166 Tampa TPA -> London LGW) – Medical emergency inflight, diverted to Philadelphia.

Hainan Airlines B787-9 B-207U departed Charleston CHS on delivery for Tianjin TSN.

Wizz Air A321 HA-LXW (W62428 Reykjavík KEF -> Budapest BUD) – Disruptive passenger inflight, diverted to Bergen.

I-Fly B757-200 EI-CJY departed Moscow VKO for scrapping at Kemble GBA.

Air Canada CRJ200LR C-GKEP (AC7339 Toronto YYZ -> Columbus CMH) – Returned to Toronto, reason unknown.

TUI B737-800 G-FDZA departed Shannon SNN on delivery for Seoul ICN to Jeju Air as HL8321.

Delta Airlines B757-300 N582NW (DL2339 Los Angeles LAX -> Honolulu HNL) – Returned to Los Angeles, reason unknown.

28 December 2018

First two A321neos Alitalia will acquire will be registered EI-ITA (ex. OY-PAE) and EI-LIA (ex. OY-PAC).

Comair B737-400 ZS-OTF (BA6235 Johannesburg JNB -> Port Elizabeth PLZ) – Engine failure due to bird strike upon landing.

easyJet A320neo G-UZHU departed Hamburg XFW for London LTN.

LOT Polish Airlines E170 SP-LDG (LO563 Warsaw WAW -> Dubrovnik DBV) – Returned to Warsaw, reason unknown.

Philippine Airlines B777-300ER RP-C7773 (PR112 Manila MNL -> Los Angeles LAX) – Diverted to Tokyo, reason unknown.

Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJH (NZ891 Christchurch CHC -> Melbourne MEL) – Flaps problem upon approach, landed at Melbourne after going around.

IndiGo A321neo VT-IUA departed Hamburg XFW on delivery for Delhi DEL. This is the carrier’s first A321neo.

Etihad Airways A330-200 A6-EYM departed Abu Dhabi AUH for storage at Teruel TEV.

Etihad Airways A330-300 A6-AFF departed Abu Dhabi AUH for storage at Teruel TEV.

SriLankan Airlines A330-300 4R-ALN (UL605 Melbourne MEL -> Colombo CMB) – Diverted to Perth, reason unknown.

Emirates A380 A6-EDO (EK408 Dubai DXB -> Melbourne MEL) – Medical emergency inflight, diverted to Colombo.

Frontier A320 N207FR (F92021 Chicago ORD -> Palm Springs PSP) – Diverted to Denver, reason unknown.

Frontier A320 N229FR (F9282 Denver DEN -> St. Louis STL) – Engine issue, diverted to Kansas City.

American Airlines B777-200ER N789AN (AA229 Dallas DFW -> Kailua KOA) – Open cargo door indication upon departure, declared emergency and returned to Dallas.

TUI B737-800 OO-JAY departed Brussels BRU for Chicago RFD via Reykjavík KEF on winter lease to Miami Air.

United Airlines B737-900 N37456 (UA1162 Aguadilla BQN -> Newark EWR) – Diverted to Orlando, reason unknown.

United Airlines B737-900 N47414 (UA2237 San Francisco SFO -> Orlando MCO) – Landing gear issue, returned to San Francisco.

United Express E145 N11191 (UA4958 Ithaca ITH -> Washington IAD) – Cockpit fire indication, diverted to State College.

American Airlines B767-300 N379AA (AA1157 Cancun CUN -> Miami MIA) – Sudden loss of cabin pressure, continued to Miami safely.

TUIfly Nordic B737 MAX 8 SE-RNB departed Boeing Field BFI on delivery for Stockholm ARN.

27 December 2018

Air Canada A320 C-FDSU (AC794 Los Angeles LAX -> Toronto YYZ) – Unsecure emergency exit indication, returned to Los Angeles.

Delta Airlines B757-300 N595NW (DL1719 Los Angeles LAX -> Honolulu HNL) – Returned to Los Angeles, reason unknown.

Vueling A320 EC-HQL departed Ostrava OSR on delivery to Allegiant Air as N243NV.

JetBlue A320 N598JB (B6120 Orlando MCO -> Albany ALB) – Smoke onboard, returned to Orlando.

American Airlines CRJ900LR N561NN (AA5314 Allentown ABE -> Charlotte CLT) – Diverted to Pittsburgh, reason unknown.

United Airlines E170 N857RW (UA3673 Minneapolis MSP -> Newark EWR) – Pressurization issue, diverted to Chicago.

Air Canada Express Dash 8 Q400 C-GJZD (AC8998 Halifax YHZ -> St. John’s YYT) – Nosegear issue, returned to Halifax.

Lufthansa A350-900 D-AIXB (LH520 Munich MUC -> Mexico City MEX) – Diverted to Brussels, reason unknown.

Endeavor Air CRJ900LR N909XJ (DL5298 Atlanta ATL -> Jackson JAN) – Diverted to Birmingham, reason unknown.

26 December 2018

Mesa Airlines CRJ900 N924FJ (AA5781 San Luis Potosí SLP -> Dallas/Fort-Worth DFW) – Severe turbulence, diverted to Austin.

American Airlines CRJ700ER N765SK (AA3229 Louisville SDF -> Chicago ORD) – Engine issue, returned to Louisville.

United Airlines E170 N857RW (UA3412 Columbus CMH -> Houston IAH) – Diverted to Louisville, reason unknown.

British Airways A320 G-GATH (BA2578 London LGW -> Turin TRN) – Burning odor in cockpit, diverted to Paris.

Turkish Airlines B737 MAX 8 TC-LCE (TK1923 Istanbul IST -> Basel BSL) – Diverted to Zürich, reason unknown.

United Airlines B757-300 N56859 (UA269 Los Angeles LAX -> Chicago ORD) – Technical issue, returned to Los Angeles.

Hawaiian Airlines A330-200 N396HA (HA1012 Honolulu HNL -> San Francisco SFO) – Returned to Honolulu, reason unknown.

JetBlue E190 N239JB (B66102 Washington DCA -> Boston BOS) – Diverted to White Plains.

Korean Air A220-300 HL8314 (Busan PUS -> Nagoya NGU) – Left hand engine failure, returned to Busan.

25 December 2018

American Airlines B777-300ER N721AN (AA20 Dallas/Fort-Worth DFW -> London LHR) – Toilets became clogged, flight attendants noticed passengers forming lines in front of remaining eight toilets onboard and proposed that the continuation of the flight was not safe. Diverted to New York.

Frontier A320 N232FR (F9129 Dallas DFW -> Denver DEN) – Cabin failed to pressurize, returned to Dallas.

Frontier A320 N232FR (F9129 Dallas DFW -> Denver DEN) – Oil leak and second diversion upon second attempt at flying to Denver after previously diverting to Dallas.

United Airlines B777-200ER N74007 (UA2803 Newark EWR -> Tel Aviv TLV) – Technical issue, returned to Newark.

Southwest B737-800 N8647A (WN1243 New Orleans MSY -> Oakland OAK) – Diverted to Amarillo, reason unknown.

JetBlue A321 N973JT (B6883 New York JFK -> Orlando MCO) – Medical emergency, diverted to Charleston.

Singapore Airlines A380 9V-SKT (SQ26 Singapore SIN -> Frankfurt FRA) – Returned to Singapore, reason unknown.

24 December 2018

American Airlines B737-800 N956AN (AA1429 Miami MIA -> Managua MGA) – Open cargo door indications, returned at once for an overweight landing in Miami. Crew requested an external inspection, mainly focused on the wheels, flaps and wings due to the overweight landing. The door was found secured however the latch was open.

Air Canada A320 C-FLSS (AC223 Calgary YYC -> Vancouver YVR) – Engine fire, returned to Calgary.

Spirit Airlines A320 N643NK (NK1069 Cleveland CLE -> Las Vegas LAS) – Medical emergency, diverted to Chicago.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APA (QR904 Doha DOH -> Melbourne MEL) – Medical emergency, diverted to Perth.

Transavia B737-800 PH-HXN made its first flight.

VietJet A320 VN-A696 (VJ861 Seoul ICN -> Ho Chi Minh City SGN) – Technical issue, diverted to Taipei.

United Airlines B737-800 N35204 (UA516 San Francisco SFO -> Washington IAD) – Mechanical issue, returned to San Francisco.

S7 Airlines ERJ170 VQ-BYB (S73051 Novosibirsk OVB -> Nizhnevartovsk NJC) Unable to retract the landing gear, returned to Novosibirsk.

Air Canada B737 MAX 8 C-FSCY (AC535 Vancouver YVR -> Kahului OGG) – Hydraulic issues, returned to Vancouver.

AirBaltic 737-500 YL-BBE (BT9802 Amsterdam AMS -> Riga RIX) – Unable to retract the landing gear, returned to Amsterdam.

Singapore Airlines B787-10 9V-SCH departed Charleston CHS on delivery for Singapore SIN.

Uzbekistan Airlines B787-8 UK-78702 (HY604 Moscow VKO -> Tashkent TAS) – Engine vibrations discovered on ground in Moscow, airport workers failed to inform airline and pilots prior to departure back to Tashkent.

JetBlue A321 N907JB (B6161 New York JFK -> Sacramento SMF) – Returned to New York, reason unknown.

JetBlue A320 N784JB (B6483 Boston BOS -> Mexico City MEX) – Suspicious odor in cabin, diverted to New York.

Delta Airlines B767-300 N1612T (DL128 Beijing PEK – Seattle SEA) – Engine problems, diverted to Shemya, Alaska.

23 December 2018

IndiGo A320neo VT-ITE (6E6616 Port Blair IXZ -> Kolkata CCU) – Low-oil pressure indications, returned to Port Blair.

S7 Airlines A321neo VQ-BGR (S71023 Moscow DME -> Sochi AER) – Engine failure, returned to Moscow.

Virgin Atlantic B747-400 G-VBIG (VS43 London LGW -> Las Vegas LAS) – Engine issue, returned to London.

Air Canada Express CRJ200LR C-GKEJ (AC7333 Toronto YYZ -> Nashville BNA) – Maintenance issue, returned to Toronto.

Lufthansa Cityline E190 D-AECI (LH843 Billund BLL to Frankfurt FRA) – Burning odor onboard. Emergency services found no trace of fire or smoke but located the source of heat and odor: a coffeemaker which had suffered a short.

National Airlines B747-400F N919CA (N8840 Bagram OAI -> Hong Kong HKG) – Near collision with two other inflight aircraft.

China Southern A321 B-6683 (CZ369 Penang PEN -> Guangzhou CAN) – Passenger’s powerbank, stored in overhead locker, started to emit thick smoke. Cabin crew discharged two fire extinguishers into the overhead locker while the pilots returned the aircraft back to Penang.

22 December 2018

Etihad Airways B787-10 A6-BMD departed Charleston CHS on delivery for Abu Dhabi AUH.

easyJet A319 G-EZDF (U26935 Edinburgh EDI -> Vienna VIE) – Medical emergency, diverted to Berlin.

IndiGo A320 VT-IHA (6E822 Kolkata CCU -> Bengaluru BLR) – Medical emergency, diverted to Bhubaneswar.

HOP! E190 F-HBLK departed Recife REC on delivery for Clermont-Ferrand CFE via Tenerife TFS.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EPI (EK388 Dubai DXB -> Yangon RGN) – Medical emergency, diverted to Ahmedabad.

Kuwait Airways A320 9K-AKE (KU304 Mumbai BOM -> Kuwait City KWI) – Issues with cabin pressurization, returned to Mumbai.

21 December 2018

SpiceJet B737 MAX 8 VT-MXA (SG274 Kolkata CCU -> Pune PNQ) – Air traffic congestion, diverted to Mumbai.

American Airlines B737-800 N846NN (AA64 Miami MIA -> Phoenix PHX) – Engine surged and began to vibrate abnormally, diverted to San Antonio.

Royal Air Maroc B737 MAX 8 CN-MAX departed Boeing Field BFI on delivery for Casablanca CMN.

HiFly Malta A380 9H-MIP departed Toulouse TLS for Beja BYJ after repairs following its disagreement with a jet bridge at Paris CDG back in September 2018.

SWISS A220-300 HB-JCC (LX2200 Geneva GVA -> Marrakesh RAK) – Engine started to vibrate, similar to another incident where the engines on another SWISS A220-300 started to abnormally vibrate en route from Geneva to London occurred two days ago.

Etihad Airways A380 A6-APG (EY454 Abu Dhabi AUH -> Sydney SYD) – Diverted to Colombo, reason unknown.

LOT Polish Airlines E190 SP-LMC departed Recife REC on delivery for Warsaw WAW via Gran Canaria LPA.

LOT Polish Airlines E190 SP-LMD departed Recife REC on delivery for Warsaw WAW via Gran Canaria LPA.

Trade Air F100 9A-BTE (A59093 Hamburg HAM -> Nantes NTE) – Engine failure, returned to Hamburg.

American Airlines A321 N104NN (AA2 Los Angeles LAX -> New York JFK) – Cabin pressurization issue, returned to Los Angeles.

PIA Pakistan International Airlines A320 AP-BLW (PK263 Lahore LHE -> Abu Dhabi AUH) – Low oil pressure indication, returned to Lahore.

Turkish Airlines A321neo TC-LSC departed Hamburg XFW on delivery for Istanbul IST.

Delta Airlines B737-800 N3771K (DL8803 Cincinnati CVG -> Los Angeles LAX) – Diverted to Albuquerque, reason unknown.

Emirates A380 A6-EOZ (EK87 Dubai DXB -> Zürich ZRH) – Bad weather, diverted to Munich.

TUI B737-800 OO-JAV departed Brussels BRU for Milwaukee MKE via Reykjavík KEF on winter lease to Miami Air.

20 December 2018

ALL GATWICK DRONE-RELATED DIVERSIONS HAVE BEEN VOIDED

United Airlines B787-10 N12003 departed Charleston CHS on delivery for Washington/Dulles IAD.

Turkish Airlines B737 MAX 8 TC-LCG departed Boeing Field BFI on delivery for Istanbul IST.

LATAM B777-300ER PT-MUG (LA8084 Sao Paulo GRU -> London LHR) – Diverted due to electrical problems, crew performed overweight emergency landing at Belo Horizonte. Could not vacate runway due to all tires having deflated. Azul Linhas Aereas ATR-72-212s (PR-AKJ and PR-AKD) were soon dispatched with approximately 7 tons of equipment, including the needed hydraulic jack and replacement tires to Belo Horizonte.

Air Mauritius A340-300 3B-NBI departed Port Louis MRU on return to the lessor at Lourdes/Tarbes LDE.

Norwegian B737 MAX 8 SE-RTB departed Boeing Field BFI on delivery for Stockholm ARN.

easyJet A320neo G-UZHU made its first flight as D-AUAX.

Southwest B737-700 N254WN (WN5623 Los Angeles LAX -> Reno RNO) – Regular post-flight inspection revealed chunk of aircraft was missing. Unclear when or how the damage occurred.

Etihad Airways A330-300 A6-AFC departed Abu Dhabi for storage at Teruel TEV.

19 December 2018

Air Tahiti Nui B787-9 F-ONUI made its first flight.

United Airlines B757-300 N75858 (UA659 Chicago ORD -> Los Angeles LAX) – Technical issue, returned to Chicago.

AtlasGlobal A321 TC-ETN departed Istanbul IST for scrapping at St. Athan DGX.

SWISS A220-300 HB-JCQ (LX352 Geneva GVA -> London LHR) – Abnormal engine vibrations, diverted to Zürich.

Korean Air B747-400 HL7460 departed Seoul ICN for scrapping at Oscoda OSC via Anchorage ANC.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ECT (EK432 Dubai DXB -> Singapore SIN) – Medical emergency, diverted to Chennai MAA.

Japan Airlines B777-200 JA8979 (JL133 Tokyo HND -> Osaka ITM) – Suffered hydraulic leak upon landing, runway was closed for one hour until oil spill had been cleaned up.

The next WestJet B737 MAX 8s will be registered C-GDDR and C-FHCM respectively.

The first and second WestJet B787-9 will be registered C-GUDH and C-GURP respectively.

Thomas Cook A330-200 G-TCXB (MT2760 London LGW -> Goa GOI) – Engine control issue, diverted to Frankfurt.

18 December 2018

Interjet A320 XA-JAV (4O2993 New York JFK -> Mexico City MEX) – Medical emergency, diverted to Orlando MCO.

Lufthansa A320 D-AIWC made its first flight as D-AUAS.

Thomas Cook A321 G-TCDH (MT1092 Manchester MAN -> Espargos SID) – Engine issues, diverted to Gran Canaria.

Cathay Pacific A350-1000 B-LXH departed Toulouse TLS on delivery for Hong Kong HKG.

Air Arabia Maroc A320 CN-NMI (3O122 Amsterdam AMS -> Nador NDR) – Multiple bird strike encounter with both engines vibrating fiercely, returned to Amsterdam.

Aeroflot B737-800 VQ-BHU departed Boeing Field BFI on delivery for Moscow SVO.

Qatar Airways A350-1000 A7-ANF departed Toulouse TLS on delivery for Doha DOH.

Etihad Airways A330-200 A6-EYU (EY41 Abu Dhabi AUH -> Dublin DUB) – Hydraulics and brakes stopped working during landing in Dublin. Runway was closed for one hour until the aircraft could be towed off and the contamination was cleared up.

SAS B737-600 LN-RCT departed Oslo OSL for scrapping at St. Athan DGX.

TUI B737 MAX 8 PH-TFN departed Boeing Field BFI on delivery for Amsterdam AMS via Reykjavík KEF.

TUI B737-800 OO-JAU departed Brussels CRL for Milwaukee MKE via Brussels BRU and Reykjavík KEF on winter lease to Miami Air.

TUI B737-800 OO-JEF departed Brussels BRU for Lansing LAN via Reykjavík KEF on winter lease to Miami Air.

SAS A320 OY-KAW (SK1777 Copenhagen CPH -> Vagar FAE) – Returned to Copenhagen, reason unknown.

Turkish Airlines A330-300 TC-JNK (TK43 Johannesburg JNB -> Istanbul IST) – Rejected takeoff at very high speed (nearly 250km/h) due to open cockpit window. Later reported that aircraft had sustained a blown tyre and major damage to the landing gear.

Norwegian B737-800 LN-NID (DY4241 Stockholm ARN -> Gran Canaria LPA) – Diverted to Copenhagen, reason unknown.

17 December 2018

Travel Service B737-800 OK-TSE departed Prague PRG for Montreal YUL via Reykjavík KEF on winter lease to Sunwing Airlines.

Air Europa E195LR EC-LKX (UX1159 Madrid MAD -> Lisbon LIS) – Bad weather, returned to Madrid.

Norwegian B737 MAX 8 SE-RTB made its first flight.

Norwegian B737 MAX 8 LN-BKF departed Boeing Field BFI on delivery for Oslo OSL.

Tigerair Australia A320 VH-ZNF (TT271 Sydney SYD -> Melbourne MEL) – Bomb threat, returned to Sydney.

Delta Airlines B767-400 N837MH (DL445 Rome FCO -> New York JFK) – Medical emergency, diverted to London.

Vueling A320 EC-MFK (VY8413 Lisbon LIS -> Amsterdam AMS) – Diverted to Rennes, reason unknown.

LOT Polish Airlines E190 SP-LMA departed Recife REC on delivery for Warsaw WAW via Gran Canaria LPA.

LOT Polish Airlines E190 SP-LMB departed Recife REC on delivery for Warsaw WAW via Gran Canaria LPA.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIS (BA193 London LHR -> Dallas DFW) – Medical emergency, returned to London.

Envoy Air E145LR N612AE (A3789 Chicago ORD -> Baltimore BWI) – Sudden loss of cabin pressure, diverted to Toledo.

Norwegian B737 MAX 8 SE-RTC departed Boeing Field BFI on delivery for Stockholm ARN.

Norwegian B787-9 G-CKWP departed Everett PAE on delivery for London LGW.

Flybe Dash 8 Q400 G-PRPH (BE653 Birmingham BHX -> Knock NOC) – Diverted to Belfast, reason unknown.

Singapore Airlines A350-900 9V-SHA departed Toulouse TLS on delivery to Singapore SIN.

TUIfly Nordic B737-800 SE-RFV departed Shannon SNN on delivery to Jet Time as OY-JZL.

Wizz Air A320 HA-LYD (W66411 Kutaisi KUT -> Milan MXP) – Medical emergency, diverted to Belgrade.

United Airlines B737-900ER N69813 (UA448 Las Vegas LAS -> Chicago ORD) – Medical emergency, diverted to Denver.

Vueling A320 EC-HQI departed Ostrava OSR on delivery to Allegiant Air as N242NV.

Air France A380 F-HPJG (AF90 Paris CDG -> Miami MIA) – Medical emergency, diverted to Washington.

16 December 2018

Air Malta A320 9H-AHR departed Ostrava OSR for Birmingham BHX. It will be painted into the Orange2fly paint scheme and will be reregistered SX-KAT.

Wizz Air A320 HA-LWL (W63292 Malmö MMX -> Tuzla TZL) – Diverted to Budapest, reason unknown.

Spirit Airlines A320 N653NK (NK395 Philadelphia PHL -> Las Vegas LAS) – Fumes onboard, diverted to Denver. Deadly carbon monoxide detected by emergency services upon landing. 3 passengers refused hospital treatment.

Republic Airways E170 N979RP (UA3673 Minneapolis MSP -> Newark EWR) – Smoke onboard, diverted to Chicago.

Qatar Airways A7-ADJ departed Doha DOH for Norwich NWI. It will be painted into the LaudaMotion paint scheme and will be reregistered OE-LOJ.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVY (BA273 London LHR -> San Diego SAN) – Medical emergency, diverted to Winnipeg.

TUI B737-800 D-ATYB (X32363 Tenerife TFS -> Hamburg HAM) – Diverted to Bilbao, reason unknown.

Air France A321 F-GTAP (AF6123 Toulouse TLS -> Paris ORY) – Engine emitted series of loud bangs and bright sparks, returned to Toulouse.

Eurowings A330-200 D-AXGE (EW211 Punta Cana PUJ -> Munich MUC) – Diverted to St. John’s, reason unknown.

15 December 2018

Condor B767-300 D-ABUK (DE2290 Frankfurt FRA -> Cape Town CPT) – Returned to Frankfurt, reason unknown.

British Airways A321 G-MEDU (BA232 Moscow DME -> London LHR) – Medical emergency, diverted to Copenhagen.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC (BA208 Miami MIA -> London LHR) – Medical emergency, diverted to Boston.

Aeroméxico B787-8 N964AM (AM25 Mexico City MEX -> Amsterdam AMS) – Diverted to London, reason unknown.

Lufthansa A320 D-AIWD made its first flight as D-AUAU.

American Airlines A330-200 N282AY (AA793 Philadelphia PHL -> Charlotte CLT) – Smoke in cockpit, returned to Philadelphia.

Lufthansa A340-300 D-AIGV (LH515 Cancun CUN -> Frankfurt FRA) – Medical emergency, diverted to Boston.

Oman Air B787-9 A4O-SH departed Everett PAE on delivery to Muscat MCT.

Lufthansa A380 D-AIML (LH441 Houston IAH -> Frankfurt FRA) – Diverted to Manchester, reason unknown.

IndiGo A320 VT-IHE (6E905 Guwahati GAU -> Chennai MAA) – Medical emergency, diverted to Bhubaneswar.

Jet Airways B737-800 VT-JGV (9W979 Mumbai BOM -> Visakhapatnam VTZ) – Bad weather, diverted to Hyderabad.

14 December 2018

Azores Airlines A310-300 CS-TGV departed Ponta Delgada PDL for scrapping at Mojave MHV via Boston BOS and Victorville VCV.

Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BCE (U69785 Ufa UFA -> Nizhnevartovsk NJC) – Tail strike upon takeoff, returned to Ufa.

Etihad Airways A330-200 A6-EYD departed Abu Dhabi AUH for storage at Teruel TEV.

Air Canada B787-8 C-GHPV (AC859 London LHR -> Toronto YYZ) – Medical emergency, diverted to Shannon.

easyJet A320 G-EZUL (U26950 Tenerife TFS -> Edinburgh EDI) – Medical emergency, diverted to Manchester.

KLM B747-400 PH-BFB returned to Amsterdam AMS after painting into the Corendon Air paint scheme at Rome FCO. It will be displayed at the Corendon Village Hotel in February 2019.

Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VWOO (VS206 London LHR -> Hong Kong HKG) – Medical emergency, diverted to Moscow.

Aerolíneas Argentinas B737 MAX 8 LV-HKU (AR1324 Buenos Aires EZE -> Punta Cana PUJ) – Severe weather and engines began vibrating, diverted to Tucuman.

Enter Air B737 MAX 8 SP-EXB made its first flight.

EVA Air Cargo B77F B-16785 departed Everett PAE on delivery to Taipei TPE.

Icelandair’s first B737 MAX 9 will be registered TF-ICA.

Norwegian B737 MAX 8 LN-BKE (DY1933 Dubai DXB -> Oslo OSL) – Low engine oil pressure indication, diverted to Shiraz. Complicated diversion due to special licenses being required to import parts to fix the aircraft due to US-placed sanctions on Iran.

Ryanair B737-800 EI-GXN departed Boeing Field BFI on delivery to Dublin DUB. This is Ryanair’s last Boeing 737-800 delivery prior to the beginning of the B737 MAX 8 deliveries.

Ryanair B737-800 EI-EMB (FR7124 Dublin DUB -> Lanzarote ACE) – Returned to Dublin, reason unknown.

Singapore Airlines A350-900ULR 9V-SGG departed Toulouse TLS on delivery for Singapore SIN.

Turkish Airlines Cargo B77F TC-LJP departed Everett PAE on delivery for Istanbul IST.

China Airlines Cargo B747-400F B-18717 (CI6844 Hong Kong HKG -> Taipei TPE) – Aircraft touched down short of runway threshold in Taipei, damaged a number of threshold lights.

Travel Service B737-800 OK-TSU departed Prague PRG for Toronto YYZ via Reykjavík KEF on winter lease to Air Transit.

Vueling A320neo EC-NAV departed Hamburg XFW on delivery to Barcelona BCN.

WOW air has decided to return its entire remaining Airbus A330 fleet to the lessor and will cancel its whole Airbus A330-900neo order.

easyJet A320neo G-UZHT departed Toulouse TLS on delivery for London LTN.

Emirates A380 A6-EVH departed Hamburg XFW on delivery for Dubai DXB.

CityJet Su95 EI-FWE departed Dublin DUB for storage at Shannon SNN.

Delta Airlines A350-900 N512DN made its first flight as F-WZGE.

13 December 2018

Oman Air B737-800 A4O-BQ (WY405 Muscat MCT -> Cairo CAI) – Technical issue, diverted to Kuwait City.

Delta Airlines MD88 N903DE (DL1383 Windsor Locks BDL -> Atlanta ATL) – Engine issues, returned to Windsor Locks.

Aeroflot A320 VQ-BTW departed Hamburg XFW on delivery for Moscow SVO.

Virgin Australia ATR-72-212 VH-FVN (VA660 Sydney SYD -> Canberra CBR) – Double engine failure,safely landed in Canberra. Australia’s Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) rated the occurrence as a serious incident and an investigation was opened immediately. Both flight data recorders have been downloaded.

Finnair A350-900 OH-LWM departed Toulouse TLS on delivery for Helsinki HEL.

easyJet A319 G-EZDE (U26995 Edinburgh EDI -> Madrid MAD) – Diverted to Bristol, reason unknown.

Frontier A320neo N309FR (F9548 Denver DEN -> Washington DCA) – Returned to Denver, reason unknown.

Air Canada Express Dash 8 Q400 C-GJZD (AC8533 Toronto YYZ -> Thunder Bay YQT) – Landing gear deployment failure, landed at Thunder Bay.

Lufthansa A320neo D-AINP made its first flight as D-AUAK.

Transavia B737-800 PH-HXC departed Amsterdam AMS for Minneapolis MSP via Reykjavík KEF on winter lease to Sun Country Airlines.

American Airlines MD83 N9629H (AA1349 Chicago ORD -> Raleigh/Durham RDU) – Returned to Chicago, reason unknown.

Travel Service B737-800 OK-TSD departed Prague PRG for Montreal YUL via Reykjavík KEF on winter lease to Sunwing Airlines.

Ryanair B737-800 EI-DYX (FR1886 London STN -> Lisbon LIS) – Disruptive passenger onboard, returned to London.

12 December 2018

Belavia E195 EW-400PO departed Ulyanovsk ULY on delivery to Minsk MSQ after being painted into a ‘World of Tanks’ paint scheme.

American Airlines A330-300 N272AY (AA729 London LHR -> Philadelphia PHL) – Technical issue, returned to London.

American Airlines A319 N9017P (AA1531 Tegucigalpa TGU -> Miami MIA) – Medical emergency, diverted to Cancun.

El Al Israel Airlines B787-9 4X-EDI made its first flight.

Capital Airlines A319 B-6169 departed Haikou HAK for scrapping at Kemble GBA via Urumqi URC, Moscow SVO and Shannon SNN.

Air Transat B737-800 C-GZEH (TS41 Paris ORY -> Toronto YYZ) – Sudden thick white smoke filled cockpit during takeoff. The smoke dissipated as soon as the power levers were brought to idle as the rejected takeoff was performed. Canadian Transport Safety Bureau later reported the previous operator’s maintenance had overserviced the engine oil levels of both engines.

Austrian Airlines F100 OE-LVH departed Bratislava BTS on delivery to Alliance Airlines as VH-UQF.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCD (QR958 Doha DOH -> Jakarta CGK) – Medical emergency, diverted to Chennai.

LOT Polish Airlines B737 MAX 8 SP-LVF departed Boeing Field BFI on delivery to Warsaw WAW.

Singapore Airlines A380 2-DRPA (ex. 9V-SKA) which is currently parked at Lourdes/Tarbes LDE has been scheduled for scrapping after a failure to secure a buyer.

American Airlines A321 N140AN (AA2757 Los Angeles LAX -> Orlando MCO) – Medical emergency, diverted to Houston.

Turkish Airlines A321neo TC-LSC made its first flight as D-AVYF.

Cathay Pacific B777-200 B-HNB departed Los Angeles LAX for scrapping at Baltimore/Phillips-AAF APG after 23 years of service.

Wizz Air UK A320 G-WUKI made its first flight as D-AVYJ.

Aeroméxico B737-800 XA-ADV (AM770 Guadalajara GDL -> Tijuana TIJ) – Bird strike on approach into Tijuana, aircraft received major damage.

SmartWings B737-800 OK-TSS departed Prague PRG on delivery for Winnipeg YWG via Kangerlussuaq SFJ and Thunder Bay YQT on winter lease to Flair Airlines.

TUI B737-800 G-TAWU departed St. Athan DGX on delivery for Montreal YUL on winter lease to Sunwing Airlines. This was a nonstop 7 hour 20 minute flight.

11 December 2018

TAP Air Portugal A321neo CS-TJL departed Hamburg XFW on delivery for Lisbon LIS.

Air Canada B777-300ER C-FITW (AC15 Toronto YYZ -> Hong Kong HKG) – Very hard landing and tail strike causing structural damage requiring major repairs.

TUIfly Nordic B737 MAX 8 SE-RNB made its first flight.

Yakutia Airlines B737-800 VP-BVE (R34441 Neryungri NER -> Krasnojarsk KJA) – Rejected takeoff and tail strike due to an incorrect takeoff configuration which did not permit the continuation of takeoff. Post flight inspection found minor damage to the tail.

Royal Air Maroc B787-9 CN-RAM departed Everett PAE on delivery for Casablanca CMN. This aircraft is the carrier’s first 787-9 and is painted in a special livery.

Jet Airways B737-900ER VT-JLJ (9W252 Mumbai BOM -> Colombo CMB) – Technical issue, returned to Mumbai.

Bulgaria Air E190 LZ-SOF (FB408 Brussels BRU -> Sofia SOF) – Cracks in a windshield, diverted to Vienna. Members of Bulgaria’s government including their deputy Prime Minister were onboard.

Brussels Airlines A330-200 OO-SFU (SN358 Kinshasa FIH -> Brussels BRU) – Left hand engine temporary flame out over Africa. Right hand engine also failed prior to landing in Brussels but automatically restarted. Occurrence rated as a serious incident and is being investigated by the Belgian Civil Aviation Authority, airline suspects fuel contamination at Kinshasa.

Vueling A320 EC-MFK (VY3260 Bilbao BIO -> Tenerife TFS) – Diverted to Seville, reason unknown.

Etihad Airways B787-10 A6-BMD made its first flight.

10 December 2018

Flybe Dash 8 Q400 G-PRPH (BE1044 Aberdeen ABZ -> Manchester MAN) – Technical issue, diverted to Edinburgh.

Austrian Airlines F70 OE-LFG departed Bratislava BTS for Norwich NWI on delivery to Alliance Airlines.

Eurowings A320 D-AIQK (EW468 Cologne CGN -> London LHR) – Returned to Cologne, reason unknown.

SAS A320neo EI-SII departed Hamburg XFW on delivery for Oslo OSL.

IndiGo A320neo VT-ITR (6E237 Jaipur JAI -> Kolkata CCU) – Smoke developed in cabin and cockpit, landed in Kolkata.

Vueling A320 EC-LQM (VY8721 Dublin DUB – Barcelona BCN) – Returned to Dublin, reason unknown.

TAP Air Portugal A330-900neo CS-TUD made its first flight.

Smartwings B737-800 OK-TSR departed Prague PRG on delivery for Edmonton YEG via Reykjavík KEF and Winnipeg YWG on winter lease to Flair Airlines.

Qatar Airways B777-300ER A7-BAE (QR27 Doha DOH -> Manchester MAN) – Medical emergency, diverted to Ankara.

TUI B737-800 OO-SRO departed Brussels BRU on delivery for Ottawa YOW on winter lease to Sunwing Airlines. This was a nonstop 8 hour 24 minute flight.

TUI B737-800 G-FDZF departed Birmingham BHX on delivery for Windsor YQG on winter lease to Sunwing Airlines. This was a nonstop 8 hour 36 minute flight.

Air France B777-300ER F-GSQM (AF457 Sao Paulo GRU -> Paris CDG) – Speed indicators broken and autopilot became unavailable, returned to Sao Paulo.

Vueling A320neo EC-NBA made its first flight as F-WWIE.

09 December 2018

TUI B737-800 G-FDZG departed Manchester MAN on delivery for Windsor YQG on winter lease to Sunwing Airlines. It become reregistered C-FRZG.

United Airlines B777-200 N775UA (UA201 Honolulu HNL -> Guam GUM) Maintenance issue, returned to Honolulu.

United Airlines B737-900ER (UA1030 Newark EWR -> Oranjestad AUA) – Diverted to West Palm Beach, reason unknown.

Air Transat A310-300 C-GSAT (TS973 Samaná AZS -> Montreal YUL) – Burning odor detected inflight. Identification card belonging to airport worker found in the aircraft oven.

Condor A320 D-AICD departed Frankfurt FRA on delivery for Montreal YUL via Reykjavík KEF on winter lease to Air Transat.

Sunwing Airlines B737-800 OO-TUK (WG324 Ottawa YOW -> Varadero VRA) – Returned to Ottawa, reason unknown.

SAS B737-700 LN-RPJ (SK4023 Oslo OSL -> Stavanger SVG) – Rejected takeoff due to engine failure.

Southwest B737-700 N7827A (WN4454 Lubbock LBB to Las Vegas LAS) – Unusual odor and smoke in lavatory. Fire detection warning, diverted to Albuquerque.

Southwest B737-700 N7726A (WN3606 Seattle SEA -> Dallas DAL) – Human heart forgotten to unload, returned to Seattle.

08 December 2018

United Airlines B777-200 N779UA (UA218 Honolulu HNL -> Chicago ORD) – Medical emergency, diverted to Los Angeles.

Ryanair B737-800 EI-GSC departed London STN as SP-RSI on delivery to Wroclaw WRO for Ryanair Sun.

Delta Airlines A330-200 N860NW (DL32 Atlantic ATL -> London LHR) – Diverted to Dublin, reason unknown.

Thai Smile A320 HS-TXQ (WE426 Penang PEN -> Bangkok BKK) – Severe turbulence, injuries to two passengers and three cabin crew members.

Skywest CRJ900LR N162PQ (DL3887 Minneapolis MSP -> Nashville BNA) – Returned to Minneapolis, reason unknown.

American Airlines A319 N4005X (AA1246 Miami MIA -> Toronto YYZ) – Returned to Miami, reason unknown.

American Airlines B777-200ER N772AN (AA136 Los Angeles LAX -> London LHR) – Diverted to Chicago, reason unknown.

American Airlines B757-200 N201UU (AA697 Lihue LIH -> Phoenix PHX) – Diverted to Honolulu, reason unknown.

Swiss A220-300 HB-JCS departed Montreal YMX on delivery for Zurich ZRH.

07 December 2018

Air Tahiti Nui A340-300 F-OTJN departed Los Angeles LAX for scrapping at San Bernardino SBD.

Iberia Express A320 EC-JFH (I23903 Fuerteventura FUE -> Madrid MAD) – Diverted to Gran Canaria, reason unknown.

Gulf Air B787-9 A9C-FE departed Everett PAE on delivery for Bahrain BAH.

Emirates A380 A6-EVF departed Hamburg XFW on delivery for Dubai DXB.

Eurowings A320 D-ABDU (W9770 Düsseldorf DUS -> Prague PRG) – Medical emergency, diverted to Nuremburg.

Avianca B787-8 N792AV (AV15 Madrid MAD -> Cali CLO) – Returned to Madrid, reason unknown.

Etihad Airways B787-10 A6-BMC departed Charleston CHS on delivery for Abu Dhabi AUH.

Lufthansa A320neo D-AINO departed Hamburg XFW on delivery for Berlin SXF.

Ryanair B737-800 EI-DPW (FR1782 London STN -> Bordeaux BOD) – Returned to London, reason unknown.

Oman Air B787-9 A4O-SH made its first flight.

Ethiopian Airlines A350-900 ET-AVE departed Toulouse TLS on delivery for Addis Ababa ADD.

06 December 2018

TUI B787-8 G-TUIF (BY13 Montego Bay MBJ -> London LGW) – Diverted to Bermuda, reason unknown.

EVA Air Cargo B77F B-16785 made its first flight.

Cathay Pacific B777-300ER B-KQB (CX829 Toronto YYZ – Hong Kong HKG) – Engine compressor stall, aircraft jolted to the left. Rejected takeoff was performed.

United Airlines B757-200 N18119 (UA510 Los Angeles LAX -> Newark EWR) – Maintenance issue, diverted to Las Vegas.

El Al Israel Airlines B767-300 4X-EAR departed Tel Aviv TLV for return to its lessor at Phoenix/Goodyear GYR.

ANA Cargo B77F JA771F departed Everett PAE on delivery for Victorville VCV. This is ANA Cargo’s first Boeing 777 Freighter.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-AMH made its first flight as F-WZNM.

Southwest B737-700 N752SW (WN278 Oakland OAK -> Burbank BUR) – Overran RWY08 at Burbank and came to a stop in the EMAS (Engineered Material Arrestor System). No injuries, aircraft received almost no damage. Passengers deplaned via mobile stairs.

Ethiopian Airlines Cargo B77F ET-AVT departed Everett PAE on delivery for Addis Ababa ADD.

Kalitta Air B747-400F N710CK (K4829 Cincinnati CVG -> Bahrain BAH) – Diverted to New York, reason unknown.

SAS B737-600 LN-RPF departed Oslo OSL for scrapping at St. Athan DGX. Diverted to Cardiff CWL due to poor weather before continuing on to St. Athan DGX.

American Airlines B767-300 N388AA (AA207 Milan MXP -> Miami MIA) – Maintenance issue, diverted to London.

TUI B737 MAX 8 G-TUMB departed Boeing Field BFI on delivery for Brussels BRU.

TUI B737 MAX 8 G-TUMA departed Reykjavík KEF for St. Athan DGX for aircraft repairs following the ground vehicle collision yesterday at Reykjavík KEF. Diverted to Manchester MAN due to poor weather before continuing on to St. Athan DGX.

05 December 2018

China Southern Airlines B787-9 B-1168 made its first flight. This aircraft has the “787th 787” sticker applied and is Boeing’s 787th 787 produced.

Azur Air B767-300 VQ-BUP (ZF977 Moscow VKO -> Punta Cana PUJ) – Diverted to Shannon, reason unknown.

TUI B737 MAX 8 G-TUMA suffered a ground accident at Reykjavík KEF having only entered service 3 days ago. A replacement aircraft, B737-800 G-TAWV was positioned from Manchester to rescue the stranded passengers.

easyJet A319 G-EZGE (U27123 Liverpool LPL -> Alicante ALC) – Technical issue, diverted to Bristol.

Lufthansa A340-600 D-AIHA departed Munich MUC for storage at Teruel TEV.

TUI E190 OO-JEB (TB1261 Antwerp ANR -> Murcia MJV) – Bad weather, in specific fog, diverted to Alicante.

Norwegian B787-9 LN-LNN (DY7080 Oakland OAK -> Paris CDG) – Disruptive passenger onboard, diverted to Minneapolis.

UPS B767-300 N327UP (5X2276 Louisville SDF -> Raleigh-Durham RDU) – Engine fire indication, landed at Raleigh-Durham.

Turkish Airlines B737 MAX 8 TC-LCG made its first flight.

American Airlines B777-200ER N778AN (AA106 New York JFK -> London LHR) – Disruptive passenger onboard, returned to New York.

Pegasus Airlines B737-800 TC-AHP (PC1014 Cologne CGN -> Istanbul SAW) – Diverted to Nuremburg, reason unknown.

United Airlines B777-300ER N2645U (UA59 Frankfurt FRA -> San Francisco SFO) – Diverted to Reykjavík KEF, reason unknown.

04 December 2018

United Airlines B787-10 N14003 made its first flight.

United Airlines B787-8 N28912 (UA807 Washington IAD -> Beijing PEK) – Maintenance issue, diverted to San Francisco. Very unique flight path…

Japan Airlines B787-9 JA875J departed Charleston CHS on delivery for Tokyo NRT.

Air Malta A320 9H-AHR departed Birmingham BHX for painting at Ostrava OSR. Reportedly going to be painted into the Olympus Airways scheme with the registration SX-KAT reserved.

China Eastern Airlines A321 B-8568 (MU5257 Qingdao TAO -> Guangzhou CAN) – Passenger oxygen masks automatically released, diverted to Nanchang.

American Airlines B777-200ER N755AN (AA70 Dallas DFW -> Frankfurt FRA) – Maintenance issue, diverted to New York.

CityJet CRJ900 EI-GEB departed Norwich NWI for Copenhagen CPH after being painted into an all-white paint scheme.

Enter Air B737 MAX 8 SP-EXA departed Boeing Field BFI on delivery for Warsaw WAW. This is the the carrier’s first B737 MAX.

Joon A340-300 F-GLZN (AF218 Paris CDG -> Mumbai BOM) – Smoke in cabin, diverted to Kuwait City.

Small Planet Airlines A320 SP-HAI departed Katowice KTW for Kemble GBA, presumably for scrapping.

Southwest B737-700 N7708E (WN690 Portland PDX -> Oakland OAK) – Diverted to Sacramento, reason unknown.

Brussels Airlines A330-200 OO-SFZ (SN552 Toronto YYZ -> Brussels BRU) – Medical emergency, diverted to Shannon.

TAP Air Portugal A321neo CS-TJL made its first flight as D-AVXS.

Thomas Cook A321 G-TCDK departed Manchester MAN for Montreal YUL, on winter lease to Air Transat.

Wamos Air B747-400 EC-KQC departed Madrid MAD for storage at Teruel TEV.

SAS A330-300 LN-RKM (SK945 Stockholm ARN -> Chicago ORD) – Returned to Stockholm, reason unknown.

SpiceJet Dash 8 Q400 VT-SUQ (SG2695 Delhi DEL -> Jodhpur JDH) – Cargo smoke indication, returned to Delhi. Emergency services found no trace of fire, heat and smoke.

03 December 2018

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLP departed London LHR for scrapping at St. Athan DGX.

Eurowings A319 D-AKNI (EW824 Cologne CGN -> Milan MXP) – Returned to Cologne, reason unknown.

Ryanair B737-800 EI-EVC (FR8723 Weeze NRN -> Bari BRN) – Bird strike on the left hand pitot tube, resulted in false airspeed indications in cockpit. Diverted to Cologne.

ABX Air B767-200 N752AX (GB2015 Cincinnati CVG -> Salt Lake City SLC) – Cabin did not pressurize, returned to Cincinnati.

CityJet SU95 EI-FWD departed Brussels BRU for storage at Shannon SNN.

easyJet A320neo G-UZHT made its first flight as F-WWIX.

Air Canada Express E175LR C-FRQW (AC7536 Toronto YYZ -> Philadelphia PHL) – Lightning strike, returned to Toronto.

JetBlue A320 N648JB (B62828 Orlando MCO -> Newark EWR) – Medical emergency, returned to Orlando. Fumes detected, three cabin crew later felt headaches, 7-year-old child was vomiting.

Etihad Airways A330-200 A6-EYE departed Abu Dhabi AUH for storage at Teruel TEV. This aircraft was in the Manchester City F.C. paint scheme.

United B777-200ER N210UA (UA383 Honolulu HNL -> Denver DEN) – Technical issue, returned to Honolulu.

Mexican Air Force B787-8 XC-MEX departed Mexico City MEX for storage at Victorville VCV. This aircraft will stay at Victorville until a new buyer is found and was put on sale by Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador, on his first day in office.

SAS A320neo EI-SEE made its first flight as D-AUAD.

Norwegian B737-800 EI-FHX (D85330 Alicante ALC -> Oslo OSL) – Diverted to Paris, reason unknown.

United Airlines B787-9 N38955 (UA2 Singapore SIN -> San Francisco SFO) – Diverted to Honolulu, reason unknown.

easyJet A320 G-EZWI (U24736 Faro FAO -> Berlin SXF) – Diverted to Bordeaux, reason unknown.

Vueling A320neo EC-NAY departed Toulouse TLS on delivery for Barcelona BCN.

TUI B757-200 G-OOBB (BY217 Boa Vista BVC -> Manchester MAN) – Diverted to Tenerife, reason unknown.

02 December 2018

Etihad Airways A380 A6-APH departed Abu Dhabi AUH for Dubai DWC for repainting into the standard livery. The aircraft had the ‘Year of Zayed 2018’ sticker peeled off and later that day returned to Abu Dhabi AUH.

Turkish Airlines B737-800 TC-JVR (TK1345 Istanbul IST -> Edinburgh EDI) – Diverted to Manchester, reason unknown.

Lufthansa A321 D-AIDI (LH1400 Frankfurt FRA -> Prague PRG) – Returned to Frankfurt, reason unknown.

KLM B747-400 PH-BFB departed Amsterdam AMS for painting at Rome FCO. This airframe will be painting into the Corendon Airlines scheme and will return to Amsterdam in February 2019 where it will go in display at the Corendon Village Hotel.

Southwest B737-700 N711HK (WN3169 Austin AUS -> San Francisco SFO) – Diverted to Dallas, reason unknown.

Lufthansa A319 D-AIBG (LH2023 Düsseldorf DUS -> Munich MUC) – Bad odor detected in the cockpit and cabin.

Royal Air Maroc B787-9 CN-RAM made its first flight. This aircraft is painted in a special scheme and is the carrier’s first 787-9 aircraft.

British Airways A320 G-EUYT (BA418 London LHR -> Luxembourg LUX) – Diverted to Brussels, reason unknown.

Air Canada Rouge A319 C-GARO (AC1735 Liberia LIR -> Toronto YYZ) – Could not retract gear upon departure, eventually fixed. Landed in Toronto.

American Airlines B757-200 N692AA (AA1391 Miami MIA -> St. Thomas STT) – Mechanical issue, diverted to San Juan.

Swiss A220-300 HB-JCA departed Norwich NWI for Zurich ZRH after being painted into the standard Swiss livery. This aircraft will be painted again in February 2019 into the ‘Fête des Vignerons’ paint scheme.

American Airlines A321 N508AY (AA1634 Phoenix PHX -> Washington DCA) – Medical emergency, returned to Phoenix.

01 December 2018

Condor A330-200 G-TCCG (DE2114 Frankfurt FRA -> Cancun CUN) – Diverted to London.

Singapore Airlines A350-900 9V-SHB departed Toulouse TLS on delivery for Singapore SIN.

American Airlines A321 N166NN (AA2673 Orlando MCO -> Dallas DFW) – Medical emergency, diverted to New Orleans.

American Airlines B777-200ER N760AN (AA5 Dallas DFW -> Honolulu HNL) – Medical emergency, diverted to Los Angeles.

United Airlines B787-10 N17002 departed Charleston CHS on delivery for Washington D.C. IAD.

Alaska Airlines B737-800 N594AS (AS834 Honolulu HNL -> Portland PDX) – Maintenance issue, returned to Honolulu.

Republic Airways E175 N101HQ (AA4672 Charlotte CLT -> New Orleans MSY) – Sudden loss of cabin pressure, diverted to Montgomery.

Spirit Airlines A320 N632NK (NK1069 Cleveland CLE -> Las Vegas LAS) – Severe turbulence upon approach into Las Vegas, one flight attendant received serious injuries including broken ankle.

Air Astana E190-E2 P4-KHA departed Recife REC on delivery for Astana TSE via Faro FAO and Aktobe AKX. It is the carrier’s first E2 aircraft.

Iberia A340-600 EC-IZY (IB6841 Madrid MAD -> Buenos Aires EZE) – Tire burst upon landing causing damage to main door.

JetBlue A321 N979JT (B6916 San Francisco SFO -> New York JFK) – Medical emergency, diverted to Minneapolis.

SAS A321 OY-KBE (SK7736 Las Palmas LPA -> Billund BLL) – Cabin failed to pressurize, returned to Las Palmas.

United Airlines A319 N815UA (UA2169 Chicago ORD -> Dallas DFW) – Bird strike on a pitot tube upon landing, resulted in false airspeed indications in cockpit. Landed at Dallas after going around once.

United Airlines B777-300ER N2341U (UA871 San Francisco SFO -> Taipei TPE) – Medical emergency, diverted to Anchorage.