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Video: Oman Air’s First and Business Class

World Airlines News - Yesterday at 12:46 pm  

New video from Sam Chui: I traveled on Oman Air in July to try out their new Boeing 787 in First and Business Class from Dubai to London via Muscat. It was an amazing experience on both flights with excellentNew video from Sam Chui: I [...]



SOUTH AFRICA - Drone Near OR Tambo Affects Air Traffic

Aviation Global - Yesterday at 2:27 am  

  [Timeslive.co.za] SOUTH AFRICA - Drone near OR Tambo affects air traffic “There was a disruption of flights at Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport on Sunday morning after a drone was sighted close to the airport.” R[...]


SPAIN - Seven Killed In Collision Between Helicopter And Small Plane

Aviation Global - Yesterday at 1:14 am  

  [Swissinfo.ch] SPAIN - Seven killed in collision between helicopter and small plane “Two children and five adults have died in a crash between a small plane and a helicopter on the Spanish island of Majorca, authorities have sai[...]


SWITZERLAND - Plane Crash At Simplon Pass Kills Three

Aviation Global - Yesterday at 1:09 am  

  [Swissinfo.ch] SWITZERLAND - Plane crash at Simplon Pass kills three “A small plane has crashed in the Simplon Pass area in the Swiss Alps, killing three people on board, authorities say.” Read the full article: https://www.[...]


Airlines

Flybondi renews its relationship with Superliga Argentina (SAF)

World Airlines News - 2 days ago at 12:39 pm

Flybondi has announced a renewal of their alliance with “Superliga Argentina de Futbol SAF”. SAF is the organization who manages the Argentina’s league of football soccer. Through this agreement, the airline will facilitate the t[...]


British Airways to be struck by BALPA in September

World Airlines News - 2 days ago at 11:48 am

BALPA made this announcement: The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) has given notice to British Airways that it will call on its members to strike on 9th, 10th and 27th September 2019. Over several days of ACAS talks BALPA put[...]


Transat shareholders approve the takeover by Air Canada

World Airlines News - 2 days ago at 10:58 am

Air Canada made this announcement: Air Canada is pleased by the announcement, earlier today, by Transat A.T. Inc. (“Transat”) of the approval, by a majority of nearly 95% of its shareholders, of its Arrangement Agreement with Air C[...]


Wizz Air to add two new routes from Southend and one from Luton

World Airlines News - On 8/23/2019 at 12:33 pm

Wizz Air has announced that from November, we will offer flights from London Southend to the popular Eastern European destinations of Bucharest in Romania and Vilnius in Lithuania plus a new service from London Luton to Castellon in S[...]


Incidents

MISSOURI - Plane Makes Emergency Landing At Springfield Airport

Aviation Global - 2 days ago at 2:22 am

  [Ozarksfirst.com] MISSOURI - Plane makes emergency landing at Springfield airport “An emergency landing was made today, Aug. 24, at the Springfield airport. The plane left the airport at 8:30 a.m. and was in the air for 15 minut[...]


GEORGIA - Plane Makes Emergency Landing On I-75 Exit

Aviation Global - 2 days ago at 2:03 am

  [13wmaz.com] GEORGIA - Plane makes emergency landing on I-75 exit “According to Captain Heath Dykes with the Perry Police Department, an ultralight aircraft made an emergency landing on exit 138 in Perry.” Read the full arti[...]


UNITED KINGDOM - Police Called To Reports Of Plane Crash Next To A38 In Devon

Aviation Global - 2 days ago at 1:54 am

  [Devonlive.com] UNITED KINGDOM - Police called to reports of 'plane crash' next to A38 in Devon “Police and paramedics were called to reports of a "possible plane crash" in Devon. The call was made at around 1pm today after a me[...]


UNITED KINGDOM - Two Killed In Light Aircraft Crash Near Henley-On-Thames

Aviation Global - 2 days ago at 1:36 am

  [Theguardian.com] UNITED KINGDOM - Two killed in light aircraft crash near Henley-on-Thames “Two people have died in a light aircraft crash near Henley-on-Thames. Thames Valley police received reports at about 2.10pm on Saturday[...]


Defense

Boeing And Embraer Expand KC-390 Sales Talks

Aviation Week - On 2/18/2019 at 5:53 pm

Boeing and Embraer are in talks with five countries to buy the KC-390, including at least two that have opened discussions since the two manufacturers announced a formal partnership. read moreBoeing and Embraer are in talks with fiv[...]


So Long Arconic, We Hardly Knew You

Aviation Week - On 2/18/2019 at 9:00 am

Perhaps the gods of capitalism demanded one real sacrifice on the altar of total shareholder return. If so, let us hope Arconic satiates them. read morePerhaps the gods of capitalism demanded one real sacrifice on the altar of total [...]


Expect Modest Sales of A400M, Says Airbus’ Enders

Aviation Week - On 2/18/2019 at 9:00 am

Like the A380, Airbus’ other four-engine product has had difficulty finding customers. read moreLike the A380, Airbus’ other four-engine product has had difficulty finding customers. read moreLike the A380, Airbus’ other four[...]


Pro-F-35 Backlash Seen As USAF F-15X Proposal Details Emerge

Aviation Week - On 2/18/2019 at 9:00 am

U.S. Air Force officials say F-15X plan poses no risk to F-35, but some lawmakers and experts fear the opposite. read moreU.S. Air Force officials say F-15X plan poses no risk to F-35, but some lawmakers and experts fear the opposite[...]


Industry

Photos: Boeing 747-100 Assembly Line In 1969

Aviation Week - On 9/05/2018 at 12:06 pm

The April 28, 1969, issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology carried a special photo report detailing the Boeing 747 assembly process. read moreThe April 28, 1969, issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology carried a special photo rep[...]


A Brief History of Rotorcraft Development

Aviation Week - On 8/22/2018 at 8:00 am

Helicopters have proved extraordinarily versatile and valuable across a wide range of missions, but even after the first brief pioneering flights their successful development involved decades of trial and error. Aviation Week takes a v[...]


A Short History Of Making Flying Safer

Aviation Week - On 8/21/2018 at 8:00 am

The pioneer years of aviation included both successful and misguided efforts to make the number of safe landings approximate to the number of takeoffs. Here are some notable examples on both sides of that record. read more[...]


Standards-Based Rules Enable Innovation While Maintaining Safety

Aviation Week - On 8/17/2018 at 8:00 am

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Business

Our top eight tiltrotor aircraft from concepts to one in-service success

Flight Global Business - On 8/28/2015 at 4:07 pm

Russian Helicopters' MAKS air show revelation of an umnanned tiltrotor programme prompted us to look at other notable examplesRussian Helicopters' MAKS air show revelation of an umnanned tiltrotor programme prompted us to look at other[...]


USA approves potential $3 billion Apache upgrade for UK

Flight Global Business - On 8/28/2015 at 2:00 pm

?The US State Department has authorised the remanufacture of 50 British Army AgustaWestland/Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopters to an “E” model standard, a deal for which would be worth $3 billion.?The US State Depa[...]


Yingling's Cessna 172 remanufacturing programme off to flying start

Flight Global Business - On 8/27/2015 at 1:50 pm

?A programme to serially remanufacture Cessna 172 Skyhawks announced at July’s AirVenture show has got off to a strong start.?A programme to serially remanufacture Cessna 172 Skyhawks announced at July’s AirVenture show has got[...]


MAKS: Russian Helicopters launches unmanned tiltrotor concept

Flight Global Business - On 8/27/2015 at 12:39 pm

Russian Helicopters has expressed new interest in developing tiltrotor technologies that could be used to design a new family of unmanned and potentially even manned aircraft.Russian Helicopters has expressed new interest in developing[...]


Safety

Antonov An-2 suffers gear collapse on landing at Gmunden, Austria

Aviation Safety Network - On 8/23/2019 at 7:55 pm

An Antonov An-2 (OK-TIR) suffered a gear and wing collapse on landing at Gmunden, Austria. The post Antonov An-2 suffers gear collapse on landing at Gmunden, Austria appeared first on ASN News. The post Antonov An-2 suffers gear collap[...]


CAA Nepal suspends AOC of Simrik Airlines over safety issues

Aviation Safety Network - On 8/22/2019 at 7:29 pm

The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), has grounded Simrik Airlines for failing to meet safety standards. The post CAA Nepal suspends AOC of Simrik Airlines over safety issues appeared first on ASN News. The Civil Aviation Autho[...]


Cessna 560XL Citation Excel caught fire after runway overrun at Oroville Airport, USA

Aviation Safety Network - On 8/22/2019 at 7:14 pm

A Cessna 560XL Citation Excel caught fire after overrunning the runway following an aborted takeoff at Oroville Airport, California, USA. The post Cessna 560XL Citation Excel caught fire after runway overrun at Oroville Airport, USA ap[...]


Engine Alliance to start engine inspection campaign over A380 uncontained engine failure

Aviation Safety Network - On 8/21/2019 at 8:03 pm

BEA France reported that the fan hub of the September 2017 A380 uncontained engine failure shows a subsurface fatigue crack origin. The post Engine Alliance to start engine inspection campaign over A380 uncontained engine failure appea[...]


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