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Europe Extends the Ease of 80/20 Airport Slot Rule for Winter

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Commission confirmed yesterday that it will be extending the waiver of the 80/20 slot rule through to the end of the winter season. Commissioner Adina Vălean stated, that “The air traffic levels remain low, and more importantly, they are not likely to recover in the near future. In this context, the lack of […]

Bamboo Airways plans direct route to Australia

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vietnam airline Bamboo Airways is planning the regular flights from Hanoi to Melbourn from 2021, according to the Vietnam Express and Bamboo Airways information. Bamboo Airways plans using the wide-body aircraft Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. A Bamboo Airways 787-9 Dreamliner flew down to Melbourne to pick up approximately 300 Vietnamese citizens on Sunday morning. The airline […]

Virgin Galactic plans next test spaceflight in October

Reading Time: < 1 minute Virgin Galactic plans to conduct its next crewed spaceflight test on 22 October, according to documents the company filed with the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday, announces CNBC. The flight will be the first of two that the space tourism company has planned to complete testing of its SpaceShipTwo spacecraft system and should have just […]

Which Aviation Training Centre in Europe to Choose?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Undoubtedly, aviation continues to flourish at a furious pace. Especially booming economies, falling fuel prices, an ever-expanding foreign trade as well as the development of the tourism industry are pushing the sharp increase in the commercial sector which serves the greatest number of customers. Correspondingly, the skyrocketing demand for air services poses one of the […]

United Unveils New Polaris Business Cabin And Lounge

Reading Time: < 1 minute United Airlines’ new premium business product—United Polaris—was unveiled today. The product rebranding includes all aircraft interiors, digital media, inflight service and airport lounges. It will be offered Dec. 1. “This completely reconceived experience exemplifies the new spirit of United and the innovation, excitement and operational momentum across our airline,” United president and CEO Oscar Munoz […]

Tires From 87 Merrill Field Planes Get Slashed And Vandalized

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vandals slashed the tires of 87 planes at Merrill Field in Anchorage early Thursday morning. Officials and pilots at the field say it’s the largest act of air travel vandalism they’ve seen in their careers. Merrill Field Airport manager Paul Bowers said the vandalism likely occurred between 1:30 and 6:30 in the morning, but airport […]

Aeroflot Has Set In Operation Two New Sukhoi Superjet 100

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aeroflot has taken delivery of its two new full-specification Sukhoi Superjet 100 (registration number RA-89059 and RA-89065) produced by JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCA). RA-89059 has been named in honour of Alexey Semenkov, military figure and two-star general; RA-89065 – after Boris Osipov, an honoured Soviet pilot. New Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft has been transferred […]

Ryanair Reduces Some Baggage Fees

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryanair today (2 Jun) cut its checked-in bag fees for 92% of its 116m customers, and simplified the number of bag fee options (from 108 to 6), as part of Year 3 of its “Always Getting Better” (AGB) programme, which continues to improve the customer experience, through service, digital and inflight developments. From today, customers […]

United Airlines Starts The Longest Flight Operated By 787 Dreamliner

Reading Time: 2 minutes United Airlines today launches the only nonstop flights between the United States and Singapore, using the world’s most advanced passenger airplane, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, to operate the service from the airline’s San Francisco Pacific-gateway hub. The nonstop flights connecting the two financial and tech centers will save travelers up to four hours’ journey time […]

Sukhoi Handed Over Another Batch Of Su-34 Frontline Bombers

Reading Time: < 1 minute Today the Sukhoi Company handed over the first batch of Su-34 frontline bombers to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation according to the 2015 State Defense Order. The aircraft took off from the V.P. Chkalov Novosibirsk Aircraft Plant’s airfield and headed to the place of their deployment. Last year the Sukhoi Company’s branch […]