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Flights to and from Wuhan 17 vs 24 January
Flights at Wuhan restricted as authorities try to stop spread of new coronavirus
Nearly all flights to and from Wuhan have been canceled as authorities attempt to stop the spread of a deadly new coronavirus. Airports in China and other countries have begun special screening protocols for passengers who have traveled from the area.
See flight activity and cancellations at Wuhan
Boeing 777-9
Boeing’s 777X set for first flight today
If the weather cooperates, Boeing’s 777X will fly for the first time today. Boeing’s newest wide-body aircraft, the 777X is an enlarged version of the existing 777 and features the world’s largest jet engines and folding wingtips.
Follow the first flight live and learn more about the 777X
A Condor 767
The Crane catches a Condor
LOT Polish Airlines parent PGL is purchasing former Thomas Cook subsidiary Condor. Condor continued operations after the insolvency of Thomas Cook via a bridging loan from the German government. PGL says it will use Condor to expand its leisure businesses and continue to operate Condor as a stand-alone brand.
See Condor fleet and route information
Avianca 693 fight path
Avianca flight diverts to Panama City after crew injured mid-flight
Avianca 693 diverted to Panama City after what the airline termed an ‘alert’ from the aircraft. The flight suffered an abrupt loss of altitude near the Colombian border before diverting. Multiple people on board the flight have been hospitalized.
See playback of AV693
Etihad "Greenliner" 787
Etihad takes delivery of its 787 ‘Greenliner’
Etihad took delivery of its special 787 ‘Greenliner’ this week and immediately began its Greenliner aviation sustainability research initiatives.
Read more about the Greenliner initiatives
Coulson C-130 fire fighting aircraft
Coulson C-130 crashes fighting bushfires in Australia
A Coulson Aviation C-130 crashed Thursday afternoon while battling bushfires south of Canberra. The ATSB is investigating the cause of the crash.
FLIGHTS TO FOLLOW
SAS A350
Stay tuned for behind the scenes coverage of the SAS inaugural A350 flight next week
We’ll be joining SAS for its inaugural A350 flight next week from Copenhagen to Chicago and bringing you behind the scenes with the flight crew. Follow along on Twitter and Instagram next Tuesday, 28 January.
AVIATION PHOTOS OF THE WEEK
Qantas 737 and Qantas A380
Big kangaroo and little kangaroo in Sydney.
Air India 777 and Singapore Airlines A350 in San Francisco
Passing traffic in San Francisco.
FedEx MD-10
A FedEx MD-10 departing New York.
AVIATION HISTORY
A 5th engine pod under the wing of a Qantas 747
Five engine ferry—a look back
Four years ago this month, a Qantas 747 departed Sydney carrying a fifth engine for a stricken 747 in Johannesburg. 
See how Qantas accomplished its five engine ferry.
UNDER THE RADAR - Bite size aviation news
FlightGlobal
Aviation Week
AvTalk Podcast Logo
The sim’s time to shine
With Boeing’s recommendation that pilots receive simulator training before the 737 MAX returns to service, the scarcity of MAX sims comes into focus.
Listen to Episode 75
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