Swiss 777 Repair In Iqaluit Shows Plans Are Important, But So Is Luck

Credit: Swiss International Air Lines
This is what airlines do not want to happen: A large aircraft en route to a warm destination has an engine failure over a particularly remote region and has to divert to the nearest suitable airport, one that features a short runway, an outside temperature of -30F, hardly any ground infrastructure...
Jens Flottau

Based in Frankfurt, Germany, Jens is executive editor and leads Aviation Week Network’s global team of journalists covering commercial aviation.

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