All orders for A380-F were cancelled as an extreme negative affect was made for delivery timings due to the delivery delay of A380. Customers of A380-F had another alternative which was Boeing 747 freighters. Therefore Airbus had no choice but to delay the work on its A380-F. On 26 March 2006, the A380 went under the evacuation certification test in Hamburg with a total of 853 mixed passengers and 20 crew members and they all had to exit the aircraft in less than the 90 seconds which was required time for certification and they evacuated within 78
An example is the Continental Express accident in 1991.A failure to complete a repair and notify the Next subsequent work shift led to a revenue flight before the aircraft was ready. Subsequent structural failure resulted in an accident causing multiple fatalities. Due to accidents occurring frequently, the public are now more aware of the importance of aircraft maintenance as a safety
A few months after the disappearance of MH370, another Malaysia Airlines (MAS) passenger flight MH17, was shot down by rogue elements near the Ukrainian-Russian border killing all 283 passengers and 15 crew on board. Following two back-to-back crises in such a short period, MAS is facing a serious threat to their reputation and organizational image – MAS is in crisis. Reputation and image are critical to any organization, and in order to recover from a crisis, it is of utmost importance to communicate appropriately. Communicating during a crisis is even seen as the very rationale of public relations, in fact, most public relations programs are developed either to prevent a crisis or to recover from a crisis (Fearn-Banks, 2001, p.479). As a consequence, crisis communication is a major competence that any organization should
In March 2014, flight MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing went missing. In the weeks to come, after a multinational search effort, it was concluded that the flight ended in the southern Indian Ocean, although solid physical evidence was never uncovered. A mere four months later, the airline suffered another blow to its public image when flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. With extensive global media coverage of both events, these disasters leave lingering concerns in the minds of consumers about the safety of the airline. Although the company is not entirely to blame for these major tragedies, the damage to its reputation cannot be undone.
I. Introduction This investigation is a report on an accident involving Korean Air Flight 801’s Boeing 747-300 which unfortunately crashed into a terrain in Nimitz Hill, Guam, only 3 miles away from the Guam International Airport. This investigation focuses on different issues such as the aircraft’s approach procedure, the training of the crew, the performance of the crew, and the Authority of Guam itself. Situational Awareness is one of the critical issues to be tackled in this investigation, to how the Captain, the First Officer, and the Flight Engineer handled the situation they experienced, and how the airport and the crew itself and the passenger has turned the passengers bedazzled dreams into an array of nightmares. II.
From August 2011 to January 2012, Kingfisher Airlines was unable to pay salaries to its employees which lead to agitation by the employees. Kingfisher likewise defaulted on paying the Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) from the worker salary to the tax department. Fuel Dues Due to lack of funds, KFA
American Airlines Flight 11 took off from Boston at 7:49 A.M. the hijackers took control of the plane at about 8:00 A.M. they tried to communicate with the passengers and tried to tell them to be calm and stay where they are. But the message never got to the passengers. In fact they didn't know how to use the communication systems on the plane, it was actually sent to Boston air traffic controller and they were shocked by those messages. The last words from the plane was from a lady trying to narrate what was happening on the plane. She said: “I see water.
I. Summary Air France flight 447 leaving Rio De Janeiro, Brazil heading to Paris, France plunged into the Atlantic due to pilot error. Inexperienced pilot placed the Airbus A330 aircraft in stall condition and was unable to recover the aircraft prior to crashing in the ocean. Investigations proved that 2 out of the 3-man crew were sleeping when the airplane entered the stall condition. II.
Crash of Flight SQ006 at Chiang Kai-Shek Airport, Taipei Singapore Airlines’ Flight SQ006 crash at Chiang Kai-Shek Airport, Taipei was an unintentional; unforeseeable technical interaction crisis. This makes the crash of SQ006 in the accidental cluster; there is low attribution of crisis responsibility of Singapore Airlines. On October 31, 2000, Flight SQ006, departing from Taipei’s Chiang Kai-Shek Airport, forever changed the impeccable flying record Singapore Airlines was so proud of. Eleven seconds after take off, at 11:18p.m., about 3,930 ft. into the takeoff roll, the aircraft’s undercarriage hit construction equipment and came crashing down. The plane broke into three parts and erupted into a ball of flames.
Tatarstan Airlines said the captain had a total of 2,500 flight hours and the co-pilot with 1,900 flight hours. Also to add to the primary factor, was being upgraded to Boeing 737 without meeting the proper requirements. Aksan Giniyatullin, the director of Tatarstan Airlines, said that the pilot did not have a great real maneuver aircraft experience with non-visual approach. The secondary factor of the accident was due to not having any situational awareness and disorientation as well as technical fault complications. Not only did the pilot have little experience with the aircraft limitations but he also was not aware of the proper procedures to land when missing an approach.