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LOT Polish Airlines Launches Kraków-New York Route

Reading Time: < 1 minute Although currently, it is not common to launch new long-haul routes among airlines, LOT Polish Airlines has been an exception. It restarted the route from Kraków to New York JFK after an absence of 13 years. The first flight to JFK began on June 26th using a Boeing 787-8. The route operates once-weekly until the […]

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Brussels Airlines Will Take Delivery of 3 New A320 in 2023

Reading Time: < 1 minute Brussels Airlines has recently announced it will be taking delivery of three Airbus A320neo aircraft in 2023. The new aircraft that will modernize the carrier’s fleet will also help it with the CO2 emissions reduction. The airline aims to reduce its CO2 emissions by 50% by 2030 and become CO2 neutral by 2050.  Peter Gerber, […]

Chengdu Tianfu International Airport Opens To Flights
China’s Latest Mega-Airport is Now Open

Reading Time: < 1 minute China’s Chengdu Tianfu International Airport has officially started its operations. Its inaugural flight was operated by Sichuan Airlines, which took off at 11:10 a.m. on Sunday, bound for Beijing. Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, has become the third city to have two international airports, joining Shanghai and Beijing. Tianfu is the largest civil transport […]

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United Airlines Receives Delivery of Its First Boeing 737 MAX 8

Reading Time: < 1 minute On the weekend, United Airlines received the first Boeing 737 MAX 8 out of the 40 ordered, weeks before its mid-summer flights on the type start. The Boeing 737 MAX 8 registered as N27251 departed Seattle’s Boeing Field (BFI) on Sunday, June 27 and landed at New York’s Newark Airport (EWR) around 17:30 local time. […]

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Embraer Plans to Launch Its Turboprop Next Year

Reading Time: < 1 minute Embraer has recently shared its plans to launch its new turboprop project at some point next year. “We are still working on a turboprop and hope to launch the program in 2022,” Mr Meijer was quoted by FlightGlobal. “It will really stand apart from the products out there today.” Embraer says that the new turboprop […]

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Boeing 737 MAX Returns to New Zealand Skies

Reading Time: < 1 minute More than two years after the start of the Boeing 737 MAX grounding, New Zealand’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued approval for this aircraft to resume operation. Fiji Airways have been waiting for the approval to come as it operates the type sending it to New Zealand. New Zealand’s national carrier Air New Zealand […]

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Air France Ups Its Rail Connection Services

Reading Time: < 1 minute As of June 21, 2021, Air France offers 7 additional routes under a combined „Train +Air“ program that it implements together with SNCF French Railways. The new routes will be the following: between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Aix-en-Provence TGV, Bordeaux Saint-Jean, Marseille Saint-Charles and Montpellier Saint-Roch; between Paris-Orly (via Massy TGV station) and Avignon TGV, […]

The US Aviation Recovery Continues: Passenger Numbers are Growing

Reading Time: < 1 minute The air travel demand continues to grow in the US, with around to million passengers traveling per day. The record numbers of two million a day were recorded on June 17th and 18th. These were the third and fourth days since March 2020 where passenger numbers were that high. It may seem that the two […]

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Boeing Carries Out 737 MAX 10 Taxi Tests

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing is performing the final taxi tests of its first 737 MAX 10 aircraft, the fourth version of the MAX series. Pictures posted on Twitter by Katie Bailey show N27751 moving about on taxiways and performing taxiing tests. For the moment, 20 customers have ordered 550 aircraft of this model, first launched in 2017 at […]

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LOT Polish Airlines Plans Intra-Europe 787 Dreamliner Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute LOT Polish Airlines has scheduled Boeing 787 flights from Warsaw to Athens and Heraklion in Greece to respond to the growing air travel demand. The Polish flag carrier says this is a “unique opportunity” for everyone to fly a Boeing 787 on short-haul routes. To Athens, the airline will operate the wide-body aircraft on Sundays […]