In this episode of AvTalk, the NTSB released a preliminary report on Alaska Airlines flight 1282, revealing that the bolts supposed to hold the exit door plug in place were missing. Additionally, EgyptAir is returning its A220 fleet, Avion Express is experiencing quality issues, and Finnair is weighing some of its passengers. Southwest is also planning a big cabin refresh to add power to most of its fleet. Listeners are encouraged to leave a review on iTunes and share the podcast with others. For more information, a transcript of the episode is available.
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Introducing AvTalk Episode 254: The bolts, they are missing
On this episode of AvTalk, we delve into the NTSB’s preliminary report on Alaska Airlines flight 1282, uncover fresh quality issues affecting some 737 MAX, and witness Finnair getting out the scales to weigh some of its passengers—literally!
Fun fact: Did you know that Alaska Airlines is known for its commitment to safety and has won the prestigious J.D. Power Award for customer satisfaction in North America?
In the NTSB’s preliminary report on Alaska Airlines flight 1282, the evidence indicates that the bolts supposed to hold the exit door plug in place were mysteriously missing. Download the report here to follow along with our discussion.
Elsewhere in the aviation world, EgyptAir is returning its entire A220 fleet, Avion Express goes off-roading (figuratively, of course), and Finnair is putting its passengers on the scale. Plus, we have exciting news about Southwest’s big cabin refresh that will add power to most of the fleet.
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