Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 Lost Contact


Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 Lost Contact, Over South China Sea

00:41 local time on March 8 2014, Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370 serve by Boeing 777-2H7 ER 9M-MRO, msn 28420 departed Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, China.

The flight has gone missing, radar contact was lost with the aircraft near Vietnam airspace over water (Gulf of Thailand). The aircraft was last reported to be flying at 35,000 feet. There was no communication from the crew about any problem.

The Boeing 777 aircraft, carrying 239 people on board, over half the passenger from China.

Currently the rescue teams and Vietnamese Navy searching for the aircraft, However no debris has been located.

According to CNN, “the Vietnamese Navy confirmed the plane crashed into the Gulf of Thailand. According to Navy Admiral Ngo Van Phat, a regional commander, military radar recorded that the plane crashed into the sea south of Phu Quoc island.”

Here's the full list of 227 passengers and 12 crew members of the plane:
(Name, Nation, Age)

1 AN/WENLAN CHN 65
2 BAO/YUANHUA CHN 63
3 BAI/XIAOMO CAN 37
4 BIAN/MAOQIN CHN 67
5 BIAN/LIANGJING CHN 27
6 BIBYNAZLI/MOHDHASSIM MYS 62
7 BRODSKII/NIKOLAI RU 43
8 BURROWS/RODNEYMR AUS 59
9 BURROWS/MARYMRS AUS 54
10 CAO/RUI CHN 32
11 CHAN/HUANPEENMR MYS 46
12 CHE/JUNZHANG CHN 68
13 CHEN/JIAN CHN 58
14 CHEN/CHANGJUNMR CHN 35
15 CHEN/WEI MYS 43
16 CHEN/YUNMS CHN 57
17 CHEW/KARMOOIMS MYS 31
18 CHUANG/HSIULINGMS TWN 45
19 CHNG/MEI MYS 33
20 CHUSTRAK/OLEG UKR 45
21 DAI/SHULING CHN 58
22 DAISY/ANNE MYS 56
23 DEINEKA/SERGII UKR 45
24 DI/JIABIN CHN 36
25 DINA/MOHAMEDYUNUSRAMLI MYS 30
26 DING/YING CHN 28
27 DING/LIJUN CHN 43
28 DING/YINGMS CHN 62
29 DONG/GUOWEI CHN 48
30 DOU/YUNSHANMR CHN 61
31 DU/WEN CHN 50
32 FENG/DONG CHN 21
33 FENG/JIXIN CHN 70
34 FU/BAOFENG CHN 28
35 GAN/TAO CHN 44
36 GAN/FUXIANG CHN 49
37 GAO/GE CHN 27
38 GU/NAIJUN AUS 31

39 GUAN/HUAJINMS MYS 34
40 GUAN/WENJIEMR CHN 35
41 HAN/JING CHN 53
42 HASHIM/NOORIDA MYS 57
43 HOU/AIQINMS CHN 45
44 HOU/BO CHN 35
45 HU/SIWANCHD CHN 3
46 HU/XIAONINGMR CHN 34
47 HUANG/YIMS CHN 30
48 HUANG/TIANHUI CHN 43
49 HUE/PUIHENGMR MYS 66
50 JIA/PING CHN 32
51 JIANG/CUIYUN CHN 62
52 JIANG/XUEREN CHN 62
53 JIANG/YINGMS CHN 27
54 JIAO/WEIWEI CHN 32
55 JIAO/WENXUE CHN 58
56 JINGHANG/JEE MYS 41
57 JU/KUN CHN 32
58 KANG/XU CHN 34
59 KOH/TIONGMENG MYS 40
60 KOLEKAR/CHETANA IND 55
61 KOLEKAR/SWANAND IND 23
62 KOLEKAR/VINOD IND 59
63 KOZEL/CHRISTIAN AUT 30
64 LAWTON/CATHERINEMRS AUS 54
65 LAWTON/ROBERTMR AUS 58
66 LEE/KAHKINMR MYS 32
67 LEE/SEWCHUMDM MYS 55
68 LI/YANLIN CHN 29
69 LI/ZHI CHN 41
70 LI/GUOHUI CHN 56
71 LI/HONGJING CHN 20
72 LI/JIE CHN 27
73 LI/MINGZHONG CHN 69
74 LI/WENBO CHN 29
75 LI/YAN CHN 31
76 LI/YUAN AUS 33
77 LI/YUCHEN CHN 27
78 LI/ZHIJIN CHN 30

79 LI/ZHIXIN CHN 35
80 LI/LE CHN 36
81 LIANG/LUYANGMR CHN 60
82 LIANG/XUYANG CHN 30
83 LIM/POWCHUAMS MYS 43
84 LIN/ANNANMR CHN 27
85 LIN/MINGFENG CHN 34
86 LIU/FENGYING CHN 65
87 LIU/JINPENGMR CHN 33
88 LIU/QIANG CHN 40
89 LIU/RUSHENG CHN 76
90 LIU/SHUNCHAO CHN 46
91 LIU/ZHONGFU CHN 72
92 LOU/BAOTANG CHN 79
93 LU/JIANHUA CHN 57
94 LU/XIANCHU CHN 33
95 LUI/CHING CHN 45
96 LUO/WEI CHN 29
97 MA/WENZHI CHN 57
98 MA/JUNMR CHN 33
99 MAIMAITIJIANG/A CHN 35
100 MAO/TUGUI CHN 72
101 MARALDI/LUIGI ITA 37
102 MARIA/MOHAMEDYUNUSRAMLI MYS 52
103 MATRAHIM/NORFADZILLAHMISS MYS 39
104 MENG/NICOLECHD USA 4
105 MENG/BING CHN 40
106 MENG/FANQUAN CHN 70
107 MENG/GAOSHENG CHN 64
108 MOHDKHAIRULAMRI/SELAMATMR MYS 29
109 MOHAMADSOFUAN/IBRAHIMMR MYS 33
110 MUHAMMADRAZAHAN/ZAMANIMR MYS 24
111 MUSTAFA/SUHAILIMISS MYS 31
112 MUKHERJEE/MUKTESH CAN 42
113 NG/MAYLIMS MYS 37
114 NORLIAKMAR/HAMIDMDM MYS 33
115 OUYANG/XIN CHN 38
116 PUSPANATHAN/SUBRAMANIAN MYS 34
117 RAMLAN/SAFUANMR MYS 32
118 SHARMA/CHANDRIKAMS IND 51

119 SHI/XIANWEN CHN 26
120 SHIRSATH/KRANTI IND 44
121 SIM/KENGWEI MYS 53
122 SIREGAR/FIRMAN IDN 25
123 SONG/FEIFEIMR CHN 32
124 SONG/CHUNLINGMS CHN 60
125 SONG/KUN CHN 25
126 SU/QIANGGUO CHN 71
127 SUADAYA/FERRYINDRAMR IDN 42
128 SUADAYA/HERRYINDRAMR IDN 35
129 SUGIANTO/LOMR IDN 47
130 SURTIDAHLIA/MRS NLD 50
131 TAN/TEIKHINMR MYS 32
132 TAN/AHMENGMR MYS 46
133 TAN/WEICHEWMR MYS 19
134 TAN/CHONGLING MYS 48
135 TAN/SIOH MYS 42
136 TANG/XUDONG CHN 31
137 TANG/XUEZHUMS CHN 57
138 TANURISAM/INDRASURIAMR IDN 57
139 TEE/LINKEONGMR MYS 50
140 TEOH/KIMLUNMR MYS 36
141 TIAN/JUNWEI CHN 29
142 TIAN/QINGJUN CHN 51
143 TONG/SOONLEEMR MYS 31
144 VINNY/CHYNTHYATIOMRS IDN 47
145 WAN/HOCKKHOONMR MYS 42
146 WANG/SHOUXIAN CHN 69
147 WANG/SHU CHN 61
148 WANG/XIANJUN CHN 61
149 WANG/CHUNHUAMR CHN 34
150 WANG/CHUNYONG CHN 43
151 WANG/DAN CHN 54
152 WANG/HAITAO CHN 26
153 WANG/HOUBIN CHN 28
154 WANG/LINSHI CHN 59
155 WANG/WILLYSURIJANTOMR IDN 53
156 WANG/YONGGANGMR CHN 27
157 WANG/YONGHUI CHN 33
158 WANG/YONGQIANG CHN 30

159 WANG/LIJUN CHN 49
160 WANG/XIMIN NZL 50
161 WANG/RUI CHN 35
162 WANG/MOHENG CHN 2
163 WATTRELOS/AMBRE FRA 14
164 WATTRELOS/HADRIEN FRA 17
165 WATTRELOS/LAURENCE FRA 52
166 WEEKS/PAULMR NZL 39
167 WEN/YONGSHENG CHN 34
168 WEN/HAO CHN 32
169 WENG/MEI CHN 39
170 WONG/SAISANGMR MYS 53
171 WOOD/PHILIP USA 51
172 XIE/LIPING CHN 51
173 XIN/XIXIMS CHN 32
174 XING/FENGTAO CHN 36
175 XING/QIAO CHN 27
176 XIONG/DEMING CHN 63
177 XU/CHUANE CHN 57
178 YA/NA CHN 26
179 YAN/LINGMR CHN 29
180 YAN/PENG CHN 29
181 YAN/XIAO CHN 27
182 YANG/LI CHN 35
183 YANG/AILINGMS CHN 60
184 YANG/JIABAO CHN 26
185 YANG/MEIHUA CHN 65
186 YANG/QINGYUANMR CHN 57
187 YANG/XIAOMINGMS CHN 59
188 YAO/JIANFENG CHN 70
189 YAO/LIFEI CHN 31
190 YAP/CHEEMENGMR MYS 39
191 YIN/BOYAN CHN 33
192 YIN/YUEWANG CHN 21
193 YUAN/JIN CHN 63
194 YUE/GUIJUMS CHN 51
195 YUE/WENCHAO CHN 26
196 YUSOP/MUZIMR MYS 50
197 ZANG/LINGDI CHN 58
198 ZHANG/CHI CHN 58

199 ZHANG/LIQIN CHN 43
200 ZHANG/QIMS CHN 31
201 ZHANG/YAN CHN 45
202 ZHANG/HUAMR CHN 43
203 ZHANG/LIJUANMS CHN 61
204 ZHANG/NAMS CHN 34
205 ZHANG/SIMING CHN 71
206 ZHANG/XIAOLEIMS CHN 32
207 ZHANG/HUALIAN CHN 42
208 ZHANG/JIANWU CHN 31
209 ZHANG/JINQUAN CHN 72
210 ZHANG/MENG CHN 29
211 ZHANG/XUEWENMR CHN 61
212 ZHANG/YAN CHN 36
213 ZHANG/YAN USA 2
214 ZHANG/YANHUI CHN 44
215 ZHANG/ZHONGHAI CHN 43
216 ZHANG/SHAOHUA CHN 32
217 ZHAO/GANGMR CHN 46
218 ZHAO/QIWEIMR CHN 37
219 ZHAO/YINGXINCHD CHN 3
220 ZHAO/PENG CHN 25
221 ZHAO/YAN FRA 18
222 ZHAO/ZHAOFANG CHN 73
223 ZHENG/RUIXIAN CHN 42
224 ZHOU/FENG CHN 56
225 ZHOU/JINLING CHN 61
226 ZHOU/SHIJIE CHN 64
227 ZHU/JUNYAN CHN 41

Crew:
1 ZAHARIE BIN AHMAD SHAH (TECH CREW) Malaysian
2 FARIQ BIN AB HAMID (TECH CREW) Malaysian
3 PATRICK FRANCIS GOMES Malaysian
4 ANDREW NARI Malaysian
5 GOH SOCK LAY Malaysian
6 TAN SER KUIN Malaysian
7 WAN SWAID BIN WAN ISMAIL Malaysian
8 JUNAIDI BIN MOHD KASSIM Malaysian
9 MOHD HAZRIN BIN MOHAMED HASNAN Malaysian
10 NG YAR CHIEN Malaysian
11 FOONG WAI YUENG Malaysian
12 TAN SIZE HIANG Malaysian


Photo By Aero Icarus on Flickr

Greenland Express Air New Airline from Denmark


Greenland Express Air New Airline from Denmark, will start to serve in the spring

Greenland Express Air is a new airline that expects to launch scheduled passenger operations in March or April. This airline is a merged between Eyjaflug, Air Arctic and Greenland Express has merged and continue with the name Greenland Express Air.

Greenland Express Air will operate an Embraer 190.
According to its website, the airline is planning the following routes:
First flights to Denmark, then the rest of the world.
The first flights will begin this summer season between:
  • Copenhagen – Keflavik
  • Keflavik – Copenhagen
  • Aalborg – Keflavik
  • Keflavik – Aalborg
  • Aalborg – Kangerlussuaq
  • Kangerlussuaq – Aalborg
  • Copenhagen – Narsarsuaq – Kangerlussuaq
  • Aalborg – Narsarsuaq
  • Aalborg – Narsarsuaq – Kangerlussuaq
  • Narsarsuaq – Aalborg
  • Keflavik – Kangerlussuaq
  • Kangerlussuaq – Keflavik
  • Keflavik – Narsarsuaq
  • Narsarsuaq – Keflavik
  • Narsarsuaq – Kangerlussuaq
  • Kangerlussuaq – Narsarsuaq
  • Aalborg – Copenhagen
  • Copenhagen – Aalborg
  • Kangerlussuaq – Copenhagen

Los Angeles-Maui Nonstop Service by Hawaiian on July 2014


Los Angeles-Maui Nonstop Service by Hawaiian starting on July 1, 2014

Honolulu, Hawaiian Airlines has a plan to offer daily year-round service between Los Angeles and Maui in Summer 2014 season. This route will serve by Airbus A330-200 aircraft.

Hawaiian Airlines has announced it answer increasing demand from the Southern California market.

More than 120,000 air seats will be added to both Los Angeles and Maui’s travel markets when the new nonstop service launches on July 1, 2014. The new daily service also capitalizes on convenient connections to Hawai’i from other cities on the U.S. mainland through Hawaiian Airlines’ growing network with airline partners. In addition, Hawaiian Airlines’ Maui hub, which was established in 2012, offers an alternative connecting point for travel to other islands with its expanded neighbor island flight schedule.

Started on July 01, 2014 Scheduled as follows:
Service Flight Number Departs ArrivesDay
Maui - Los Angeles HA034 15:40 23:55 Daily
Los Angeles - Maui HA033 11:15 13:40 Daily
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival. Los Angeles departure begins from July 02, 2014.

Addition, Hawaiian Airlines plans to operate 3 daily A330-200 service on Honolulu-Los Angeles route start from November 2, 2014. It currently operates 2 daily A330 and 1 daily Boeing 767.

Photo by Laurent ERRERA

The last flight McDonnell Douglas DC-9 Delta Air Lines


The last flight McDonnell Douglas DC-9 Delta Air Lines,

Today January 6 2014, will be for the last time McDonnell Douglas DC-9 Delta Air Lines on the sky, this as planned and previously announced. Delta Air Lines will replace DC-9 flight with new Boeing 717.

Delta will expanding the number of routes served by the new Boeing 717.
On April 1, on this year, for first time Delta introducing the new Boeing 717 to serve routes between Atlanta, Augusta, Chicago. October 13 Dallas, April 1 Fayetteville and Houston.

Boeing 787 Lan Airlines fly to Miami


Boeing 787 Lan Airlines fly to Miami

Lan Airlines, Santiago Chile have a plans to brings the Boeing 787-8 to Miami. January 3, 2014 brought the new Boeing 787-8 to Miami for the first time. The first visit was due to the snowstorm in New York (JFK). The airline is planning to commence regular once-weekly Santiago to Miami 787 service via Cancun starting on August 9, 2014 per Airline Route.

Starting August 09, 2014, Lan Airlines has planning to introduce Boeing 787 operation on Santiago de Chile - Cancun - Miami service. The Dreamliner will replace existing Boeing 767 service.

Started on August 09, 2014 Scheduled as follows:
Service Flight Number Departs Cancun ArrivesDay
Santiago de Chile - Cancun - Miami LA582 10:15 17:10 - 18:20 21:00 Saturday
Miami - Cancun - Santiago de Chile LA583 07:50 08:45 - 09:45 18:30Saturday
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.

Photo courtesy of LAN

Rolls out Third Airbus A350 with Carbon Livery


Rolls out Third Airbus A350 with Carbon Livery

January 2, 2012 Toulouse, France Airbus rolled-out its third A350 XWB flight-test aircraft (msn 002) from the paint shop in Toulouse.

A350 XWB is the new type is expected to enter service in the fourth quarter of this year.

And the third A350 XWB has a distinctive “Carbon” signature livery to reflect its primary construction from advanced materials on this plane, also the first of two A350 flight test aircraft to be equipped with a full passenger cabin interior.

Airbus have develop 30 years of composite material experience, Airbus already applying composite material on the A310, which was first rolled-out in February 1982. Airbus have seen a step-by-step for develop the best composite material which will be used on A350 XWB, 53% of the A350 XWB’s airframe is made-up of carbon-fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) including Airbus’ first carbon-fiber fuselage.

Photo by Airbus/P. Pigeyre

JAL Sky Suite 777 service to Chicago O’Hare


JAL Sky Suite 777 service to Chicago O’Hare start from January 20

Start from January 20, 2014 JAL, Japan Airlines to launch “JAL Sky Suite 777″ service to Chicago O’Hare from Tokyo (Narita). And then for next step, turn on Narita-Frankfurt service starting in April 2014.

Currently "JAL Sky Suite 777" already serve on Tokyo (Narita) - London (Heathrow), Tokyo (Narita) - New York (JFK), Tokyo (Narita) - Paris (CDG) and Tokyo (Narita) - Los Angeles.

The new Boeing 777 Sky Suite service is upgrade level of service, 13 of 232-seat Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft have modifying to this new level of service.




Changes in cabin class names
Our present JAL Execlusive Class, "Seasons" will be renamed "Jal Business Class" when the modified planes fly again. (Airport signage, boarding passes and more will be given a new look as of April 2013)

Photo by JAL, Toshi Aoki

Boeing 787 British Airways fly to Austin, Texas


British Airways Announces B787 Service from Austin to London

Boeing 787 British Airways, will launch to serve London Heathrow - Austin Bergstrom International Airport, Texas route do start from early March 2014, operating five days a week, increasing to daily flights later in the year. Seats and vacation packages are available for purchase at ba.com beginning today.

This route will be the first regular trans-Atlantic flight for the city of Austin.

The new service will have three cabins, Club World (business), World Traveller Plus (premium economy) and World Traveller (economy). The cabins feature stylish new interiors with state-of-the-art entertainment systems. British Airways provides meals, snacks and beverages, including full service bar for free. Customers can also benefit from a generous baggage allowance.

This marks British Airways’ third destination in Texas, with the airline also serving Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth. Business and leisure travelers will fly into the modern Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport with fast connections to the city or easy transfer to onward destinations in Europe, Asia and Africa.

Scheduled for Boeing 787 British Airways as follows:
Service Flight Number Departs Arrives
London Heathrow - Austin Texas BA191 11:55 16:00
Austin Texas - London Heathrow BA190 18:55 10:00+1
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.

British Airways start from March 03, 2014 is introducing London Heathrow – Austin service, initially offering 5 weekly service on board Boeing 787 aircraft. This flight will increase to daily starting May 05, 2014.

Photo by Boeing