Aviation Industry’s Growth in Latin America
Through careful analysis of the largest aviation manufacturers (Airbus, Boeing and Embraer) and market activity tendencies, it is true to say that...
Top Fighter Jets Fighting ISIS in Syria
ISIS originated about a decade ago as an Al Qaeda offshoot and it is now a state within a state, complete with a “capital” in Raqqa, Syria. The...
Revitalizer Of The Russian Aviation – Sukhoi SuperJet 100
In 2015, the Irish regional airline CityJet has announced the will to buy 15+10 Russian-made Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft for 1 billion USD...
How Much Does it Cost to Operate a Private Jet?
How much will it cost to park a private jet in your hangar? Stars like Mark Zuckerberg, Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg and Donald Trump all own, and...
Georgian Airways Bombardier CRJ100ER (4L-GAE) On 4 April 2011 a Georgian Airways Bombardier CRJ100ER (4L-GAE) crashed following a sudden loss of height on final approach to Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. The official investigation believes it encountered a severe microburst associated with a thunderstorm squall line. The aircraft had been cleared to conduct a […]
The civil aviation industry is one of the most asset-intensive industries in the world. With parts that are high-cost and low in numbers, even the slightest of improvements in asset functionality and maintenance can yield significant cost and efficiency advantages. Espen Olsen, Business Development and Sales for Aerospace & Defense at IFS explains how two […]
Airline fatal accident figures rose significantly in 2016 compared with the previous year, but the comparison is somewhat misleading because 2015 was the safest year in history by a considerable margin. Among the 2016 fatal accidents recorded are two which may, when the final reports are published, be confirmed as being caused by deliberate hostile […]
Preliminary figures of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) indicated that the total number of passengers carried on scheduled services reached 3.7 billion in 2016, a 6.0 per cent increase over last year. The number of departures rose to approximately 35 million globally, and world passenger traffic, expressed in terms of total scheduled revenue passenger-kilometres (RPKs), […]
Aviation Training News
A350 Pilot Training Triggers Finnair A330 Lease Extension
Finland flag carrier Finnair has extended the lease on an Iberia Airbus A330 until May 31 because of A350 crew training delays. The A330 had been...
Successful First Flight for the New Aermacchi M-345
The prototype of the new Aermacchi M-345HET (High Efficiency Trainer) two-seat basic jet trainer has successfully completed its first flight from...
Lithuania Buys Saab’s RBS 70 Simulators
Lithuania has placed an order for Saab-made RBS 70 simulators in a move the company says will enhance the country's air defense capabilities. The...
Finland flag carrier Finnair has extended the lease on an Iberia Airbus A330 until May 31 because of A350 crew training delays. The A330 had been scheduled to leave the fleet Jan. 31. The oneworld carrier had planned to use the A330 on its 3X-weekly Miami route only from Jan. 10-31, but this 21-day lease […]
Ethiopian Aviation Academy manages the operations of Ethiopian Airlines. Ethiopian Aviation Academy is one of the leading modern African aviation institution. The Ethiopian Aviation Academy has been credited by the ICAO Regional Training Center of Excellence on May 11, 2016, as reported in a press release released in relation to Ethiopia Airlines. The mentioned award […]
Lithuania has placed an order for Saab-made RBS 70 simulators in a move the company says will enhance the country’s air defense capabilities. The RBS 70 is a portable air defense system used for anti-aircraft warfare. Lithuania has been procuring the systems since 2004. Under the new contract, Saab says the country will be more […]