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A Jet Airways 777-300 landing at London Heathrow (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Jet Airways Revises Standard Operating Procedures Due to Recent Findings

Jet Airways has announced that the carrier has revised its standard operating procedures following a take-off incident that occurred in August 2016. A Boeing 777-300 flying from London-Heathrow to Mumbai had apparently crossed the airfield boundary at 13 ft. and a road just past the runway at 30 ft. after take-off calculations were incorrectly entered. The incident was classified as "serious" and India's Air Accident Investigation Bureau, or AAIB, was given the responsibility of identifying the cause. In its investigation,…

Saudia Announces New Manchester Service from Riyadh

Adding to their existing service to Jeddah from Manchester, Saudi Arabian Airlines, referred to simply as Saudia, has announced an expansion of their route portfolio at Manchester International Airport. Beginning June 23, 2017, the carrier will launch twice weekly service to Riyadh, meaning that passengers can now fly to Saudi Arabia up to…