Author: Karolina Prokopovič

SmartLynx Airlines Receives Air Operator’s Certificate in Malta

Reading Time: 1 minute On April 15, 2019 SmartLynx Airlines (SmartLynx) received Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) in Malta, granted by Transport Ministry Civil Aviation Directorate (TMCAD). SmartLynx CEO Zygimantas Surintas emphasizes that the Certificate brings the company on a pole position to further development of its business. Competitive advantage “This is a considerable step to foster strategic expansion in […]

Aeromexico Boeing 787 Faces Speed Problems

Reading Time: 1 minute An Aeromexico Boeing 787-9, registration XA-ADH performing flight AM-26 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Mexico City (Mexico), was climbing out of Amsterdam when the crew stopped the climb at FL250 and decided to return to Amsterdam reporting they had speed problems. The aircraft returned to Amsterdam for a safe landing on runway 06 about 70 minutes […]

China’s Airbus H135 Final Assembly Line Starts Operations

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus Helicopters has expanded its industrial footprint and partnership with China with the opening of the H135 final assembly line in Qingdao. The factory is the first helicopter FAL built by a foreign manufacturer in China, as well as the first H135 FAL outside of Europe. The opening of this FAL follows a cooperation agreement […]

Jet Airways Suspends Flight Operations

Reading Time: 2 minutes Jet Airways, a major Indian international airline, announced temporary suspending operations. On its website the airline said: “It is with deep sadness and with a heavy heart that we would like to share with you that, effective immediately, Jet Airways will be suspending all its domestic and international operations. Late last night we were informed […]

Rolls-Royce Expands its Services Infrastructure for Business Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce announced that it is further strengthening its global network of Authorised Service Centres (ASC) for CorporateCare® customers. The global ASC network forms an essential component of Rolls-Royce’s services portfolio for business aircraft and adds to its existing global aftermarket capabilities. Rolls-Royce has 76 ASCs with key maintenance providers worldwide allowing for rapid response times […]

HondaJet Elite Receives Canadian Type Certification

Reading Time: 1 minute Honda Aircraft Company has reported that the HondaJet Elite has received type certification from Canada’s Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), demonstrating that the aircraft meets the safety standards set by the organization. HondaJet Elite deliveries in the region will begin immediately. The HondaJet Elite holds type certifications around the world, including, the United States (Federal […]

Bombardier Celebrates Delivery of First CRJ900 Aircraft to Uganda Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier Commercial Aircraft celebrated the delivery of the first two of four CRJ900 aircraft ordered by Uganda National Airlines Company in July 2018. The new airline has selected Bombardier and the CRJ900 regional jets fitted with the ATMOSPHÈRE cabin for its upcoming debut, making it the first operator in Africa with this enhanced cabin experience. […]

Air Arabia Welcomes the First A321neo LR to Its Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), received its first Airbus (A321neo Long Range). The aircraft flew nonstop from Airbus’s facility in Hamburg to Sharjah International Airport. Air Arabia is the first Middle Eastern airline to operate the A321neo LR and this delivery is the first of six […]

Ukraine to Quadruple its Air Passenger Numbers by 2030

Reading Time: 2 minutes The implementation of the Aviation Transport Strategy of Ukraine will inspire a big increase in passenger traffic numbers to 80 million by 2030, four times its current levels, a Ukraine Ministry of Infrastructure forecast indicates. A combination of the liberalisation of the local air travel market – and the planned increased involvement of low-cost carriers […]

Embraer E195-E2 Granted Certification by ANAC, FAA and EASA

Reading Time: 1 minute Embraer received the Type Certificate for the E195-E2 from three regulatory authorities: ANAC, the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil); the FAA (U.S. Federal Aviation Administration) and EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency). The E195-E2 is the biggest of the three members of the E-Jets E2 family of commercial airplanes and the largest […]