Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Entire Ansett 762 Fleet Grounded. Why?  
User currently offlineAussie_ From Australia, joined Dec 2000, 1766 posts, RR: 5
Posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 4 days ago) and read 1491 times:

Heading the news bulletins this morning was the news that AN's 762 fleet are all grounded due to "an unspecified engineering directive".

Ansett are promising all passengers that they will reach their destinations today but are announcing significant delays and many cancellations around Australia. Also affected are tonights services to Bali and also delays are expected to the HKG flight (presumably to use the 744 on domestic sectors).

For those who don't know, the 762 is the mainstay on the huge MEL-SYD and SYD-BNE routes as well as selected other sectors.

Anyone know anything more???? It must be serious to ground the whole fleet (6-8 planes I think).



3 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineTim From Australia, joined Jun 2000, 705 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 1453 times:

Rudder problems apparently.

Tim


User currently offlineTullamarine From Australia, joined Aug 1999, 1625 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 1449 times:

See my post on the other thread covering this topic.


717,721/2,732/3/4/5/7/8/9,742/3/4,752/3,762/3,772,W,310,320/1,332/3,388,DC9,DC10,F28,F100,142,143,E90,CR2,D82/3/4,SF3,AT
User currently offlineQantas737 From Australia, joined Jul 2000, 738 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 1434 times:

I heard it was CASA saying that Ansett has breached some maintenance regulations. Ansett has grounded the fleet on their own will saying "Safety comes first". Unlucky for Ansett seeing it is the busy Christmas period now! Anyway I hope Ansett get them back in the air as soon as possible!

Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Taag Dom. Fleet Grounded Due Mx, 747 Emerg Landing posted Mon Oct 23 2006 15:38:44 by BuyantUkhaa
CX's New Seats On The Entire Long Haul Fleet? posted Tue Oct 17 2006 14:11:37 by United Airline
JetChoice Fleet Grounded posted Sat Jun 3 2006 18:00:23 by Sunking737
Garuda Fleet Reductions: Why? posted Sun May 14 2006 22:55:37 by Lazyshaun
Chalks Fleet Grounded posted Wed Dec 21 2005 22:03:03 by Dtwclipper
TK Fleet Question: Why Both Types Of Engines? posted Tue Sep 27 2005 15:09:23 by Aleksandar
Aeroflot IL-96-300 Fleet Grounded! posted Mon Aug 22 2005 12:00:27 by RA-85154
Inter Colombia Fleet Grounded For Not Paying Debt. posted Fri Jun 11 2004 00:20:07 by SOUTHAMERICA
What Happened To Ansett's Fokker Fleet? posted Thu Nov 13 2003 12:01:05 by Maxmax
RUMOR: 727 Fleet Grounded posted Fri Oct 10 2003 01:25:23 by Aviatortj