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Eurowings reduces its schedule to about 10% of previous schedule

World Airlines News - 2 hours ago  

Eurowings has made this announcement: Due to the ever-increasing spread of the coronavirus and the resulting drop in bookings as well as numerous entry restrictions, Eurowings recently had to drastically adjust its flight schedule. The[...]



ANA cuts more flights for the summer season

World Airlines News - 2 hours ago  

All Nippon Airways (ANA) will temporarily change its flight frequency to and from select cities. Changes to the FY2020 summer schedule (March 29 – April 24) A total of 11 flights serving 9 routes to the following cities will be[...]


Southwest transports volunteer health care workers to New York

World Airlines News - Today at 9:27 am  

Southwest Airlines released this statement and photo: While so many of us continue to feel the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, no one knows what is happening quite like our medical professionals. These brave souls soldier on in the m[...]


Preliminary report: Thai Airbus A350 descended below glideslope at Frankfurt

Aviation Safety Network - Yesterday at 7:01 pm  

A Thai Airbus A350 descended below the glideslope at Frankfurt Airport, to 200 m altitude at 12 km from the runway, according to a German preliminary report into the January 2020 incident. The post Preliminary report: Thai Airbus A350 [...]


Airlines

British Airways parks Boeing 747-400 G-BNLY

World Airlines News - Yesterday at 10:19 am

British Airways has ferried the pictured Boeing 747-436 G-BNLY to Bournemouth (BOH) for storage. The Jumbo has been taken out of service. The airliner was painted in the 1984 Landor livery to help celebrate 100 Years of flying. Five Bo[...]


British Airways to suspend all operations at Gatwick Airport

World Airlines News - Yesterday at 9:33 am

British Airways has announced it is suspending all flights from London’s Gatwick Airport effective April 1, 2020. Photo: Gatwick Airport. British Airways has announced it is suspending all flights from London’s Gatwick Airport effe[...]


Transavia Airlines (Netherlands) cancels all flights until May 6

World Airlines News - Yesterday at 9:23 am

Transavia Airlines (Netherlands) has made this announcement: A lot of countries are setting access restrictions because of the coronavirus. This makes it difficult or even impossible to travel in and out of countries. The Dutch Ministr[...]


Lufthansa agrees on short-time work

World Airlines News - Yesterday at 9:16 am

Lufthansa has made this announcement: More than 27,000 employees of Deutsche Lufthansa AG will be affected by short-time work  Agreements applies to cockpit, cabin and ground staff Agreement with pilots union “Vereinigung Cockpit”[...]


Incidents

UNITED KINGDOM - Coronavirus - British Airways Temporarily Suspends Flights From Gatwick Airport

Aviation Global - Yesterday at 5:23 am

  [news.sky.com] UNITED KINGDOM - Coronavirus: British Airways temporarily suspends flights from Gatwick Airport "British Airways is suspending all its flights to and from Gatwick Airport amid the coronavirus pandemic." Read the fu[...]


THAILAND - Phuket Airport To Close

Aviation Global - 2 days ago at 5:30 am

  [The Phuket News] THAILAND - Phuket Airport to close "Phuket International Airport will close April 10-30 as the island enters its final stage of lockdown, with no unauthorised persons allowed into or out of Phuket." Read the fu[...]


IRELAND - Plane On Way To China For PPE Supplies Makes Eemergency Landing

Aviation Global - 2 days ago at 5:28 am

  [Bbuzz.ie] IRELAND - Plane on way to China for PPE supplies makes emergency landing "An Aer Lingus plane bound for China to collect essential personal protective equipment (PPE) was forced to make an emergency landing today." Rea[...]


RUSSIA - The Plane With Ppersons On Board Emergency Landing At Sheremetyevo

Aviation Global - 2 days ago at 5:25 am

  [Ilawjournals.com] RUSSIA - The plane with 161 persons on Board emergency landing at Sheremetyevo "The Plane of airline “Aeroflot”, on Board which is 161 persons, made an emergency landing at Sheremetyevo airport. It is report[...]


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

IAI Westwind jet crashes on takeoff from Manila Airport, Philippines

Aviation Safety Network - On 3/29/2020 at 4:30 pm

All eight occupants of an IAI Westwind ambulance jet were killed when the aircraft crashed on takeoff from Manila Airport, Philippines. The post IAI Westwind jet crashes on takeoff from Manila Airport, Philippines appeared first on ASN[...]


Report: Crew could not cope with erratic airspeed indication in Turkish Challenger 604 crash in Iran

Aviation Safety Network - On 3/23/2020 at 8:23 pm

The crew of a Turkish Challenger 604 could not cope with an erratic airspeed indication, causing the aircraft to stall and crash in Iran in 2018, the newly released Iranian report shows. The post Report: Crew could not cope with errati[...]


FAA issues emergency AD following Vietnam Airlines A321 uncontained IAE V2533 engine failure

Aviation Safety Network - On 3/22/2020 at 8:43 pm

The U.S. FAA issued an emergency airworthiness directive following a recent Vietnam Airlines A321 uncontained IAE V2533 engine failure on takeoff. The post FAA issues emergency AD following Vietnam Airlines A321 uncontained IAE V2533 e[...]


Report: Loss of Australian Cessna 208B on ferry flight likely due to pilot suffering from hypoxia

Aviation Safety Network - On 3/21/2020 at 8:47 pm

An Australian Cessna 208B on ferry flight crashed into the sea off Japan due to pilot incapacitation, likely due to hypoxia, according to the newly released ATSB report into the September 2018 accident. The post Report: Loss of Austral[...]


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