Posts Tagged ‘mechanical delays’

Although modern engines can have a  dispatch reliability rate of 99.97% or better, sometimes everything does not go according to plan.

AOG: What really happens when your airplane breaks

Posted April 26, 2017 by Andrew Poure

What happens behind the scenes when an airplane has a mechanical issue and can’t depart as scheduled? Let’s join the parts specialists and operations staff.

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Delta Grounds Three 767s, Stranding More Than 600 at JFK

Posted July 14, 2010 by BNO News

Not goin’ anywhere for a while? Delta Air Lines grounded three Boeing 767 planes at New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport on Tuesday due to maintenance issues, stranding more than 600 passengers, local media reported on Wednesday.

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