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Serene Air Airbus A330 Flight ER504 to Islamabad Returns to Karachi

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Can someone confirm today did it have an engine failure?


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Today, Serene Air Airbus A330-200 (aircraft registration AP-BNE) departed from Karachi at 6:20 PM as flight ER504 to Islamabad. The aircraft returned to Karachi at 7:27 PM. It landed safely on Karachi Airport Runway 25L. Maximum altitude attained by the aircraft was 33,025 feet.

According to Geo News, during the flight the aircraft's engine number one experienced technical problem and was shut down.

The 299-seat A330 was carrying 239 passengers. Passengers have been shifted to airport lounge.

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Serene Air Karachi to Islamabad flight ER504 status on Karachi Airport website.

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According to information on Islamabad Airport website:

Serene Air flight ER504 from Karachi now expected to arrive in Islamabad at 11:30 PM. The flight was scheduled to arrive in Islamabad at 8:00 PM.

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Serene Air Boeing 737-800 (aircraft registration AP-BNA) as substitute aircraft departed from Karachi at 10:16 PM as flight ER504 to Islamabad.

Flight ER504 passengers were given option to wait at the airport till the arrangement of alternate aircraft or get ticket refunded.

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Re: Serene Air Airbus A330 Flight ER504 to Islamabad Returns to Karachi

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Incident: Serene A332 near Karachi on Oct 1st 2020, engine shut down in flight

By Simon Hradecky, created Thursday, Oct 1st 2020 18:41Z, last updated Thursday, Oct 1st 2020 18:41Z

A Serene Air Airbus A330-200, registration AP-BNE performing flight ER-504 from Karachi to Islamabad (Pakistan), had departed Karachi's runway 25L and was enroute at FL330 about 180nm northnortheast of Karachi when the crew needed to shut the left hand engine (CF6) down and returned to Karachi. The aircraft drifted down to FL160 and landed safely on runway 25L about 65 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration AP-BNA reached Islamabad with a delay of about 3:15 hours.

Pakistan's CAA reported the crew needed to shut the left hand engine down to a technical malfunction and returned the aircraft to Karachi.

Source: The Aviation Herald

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Today, Serene Air Boeing 737-800 (aircraft registration AP-BNA) is performing airline's Karachi to Islamabad flight ER504.

Grounded Serene Air Airbus A330 (aircraft registration AP-BNE) was performing flight ER504 since September 11 when it began performing revenue flights for the airline.

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Serene Plus (Currently only available on the A330) is not available to book for KHI-ISB-KHI until next Tuesday at the earliest. This is probably the earliest the airline hopes for it to be operational again.

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adamalikhan wrote: Sat Oct 03, 2020 6:02 pm Serene Plus (Currently only available on the A330) is not available to book for KHI-ISB-KHI until next Tuesday at the earliest. This is probably the earliest the airline hopes for it to be operational again.
This Friday is now the earliest day Serene Plus can be booked.

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Serene Air Airbus A330 (aircraft registration AP-BNE) completes a week as grounded aircraft at Karachi Airport.

The A330 is expected to return to duty on October 11 for Karachi to Islamabad flight ER504.

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Today, Serene Air Airbus A330-200 (aircraft registration AP-BNE) performed a 52 minutes' duration test flight from & to Karachi Airport. The aircraft departed from Karachi at 10:50 AM and landed in Karachi at 11:42 AM.

Maximum altitude gained by the aircraft during the test flight was 37,025 feet.

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Looks like Serene Air Airbus A330-200 (aircraft registration AP-BNE) is now expected to resume performing commercial flights for the airline on October 14.

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Serene Air Airbus A330-200 (aircraft registration AP-BNE) looks set to return to service on October 15 for flights ER502 from Karachi to Islamabad & ER503 from Islamabad to Karachi.

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Today, Serene Air Airbus A330-200 (aircraft registration AP-BNE) departed from Karachi at 2:41 PM as flight ER502 to Islamabad.

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