Author: Lina Peciulyte

Turbulence Injures 8 on Compass Airlines ERJ-175 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Compass Airlines Embraer ERJ-175 on behalf of Delta Airlines, performing flight from Santa Ana to Seattle (USA), encountered severe turbulence. Aircraft was enroute at FL340 about 100nm south of Reno (USA) just overflying the first mountain range of the Sierra Nevada when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing altitude deviations of about -200 feet […]

SSJ100 Corporate Airline Project to be Launched

Reading Time: 1 minute At the Russian Investment Forum 2019 VEB-leasing, the JSC “United Aircraft Corporation” (UAC), “Business Aviation Center” of the Vnukovo airport and the National Reserve Corporation (NRC) signed the Memorandum of Understanding aimed at the SSJ100 corporate airline project realization. 56-seated aircraft with the business layout are supposed to perform irregular flights (arranged upon request for […]

Turbulence Injures 13 on Transavia Boeing 737 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Transavia France Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Lyon (France) to Tel Aviv (Israel), experienced severe turbulence which injured 13 people. Aircraft was enroute at FL370 about 260nm westnorthwest of Tel Aviv when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to 13 people on board. Two doctors on board provided medical assistance to the injured over the […]

Rusline CRJ-200 Experiences Runway Excursion

Reading Time: 1 minute A Rusline Canadair CRJ-200, performing flight from Voronezh to Moscow Vnukovo (Russia), experienced runway excursion. Aircraft was taxiing on the runway for departure from runway 12 at about 07:30L (04:30Z) when the aircraft skidded off the runway and came to a stop with the nose gear on soft ground, the main wheels still on the runway. […]

IATA Calls on the US Government

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the United States government and industry to work together to ensure that aviation is able to accommodate an expected 62% rise in demand for air travel to, from and within the country over the next 20 years. Speaking at the International Aviation Club in Washington, D.C., Alexandre de […]

EASA Completes the Initial Session of MC-21 Certification Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute The flight test team of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has completed the first flight testing session of Russia’s advanced MC-21-300 narrow-body twin jet certification campaign. Participation of EASA in the testing of the new aircraft is a prerequisite to its final validation by the European agency. During the certification tests, the behaviour […]

Ural Airlines A320 Mobile Stairs Collapse During Boarding

Reading Time: 1 minute An Ural Airlines Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Barnaul to Moscow Domodedovo (Russia), platform of stairs collapses during boarding. Aircraft was boarding via a mobile stair with a number of people waiting on its platform to walk through the cabin door when the platform collapsed causing the passengers to fall down onto the apron. West Siberia’s […]

Indigo Airbus A320 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An Indigo Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Bangalore (India) to Bangkok (Thailand) with 129 people on board, engine shut down in flight. Aircraft was enroute at FL370 about 170nm southwest of Yangoon (Myanmar) when the crew received an engine (V2527) low oil pressure indication, performed the related checklist shutting the engine down and diverted to Yangoon […]

Future Pilots: How to Prepare for Your First Solo Flight?

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you have ever wanted to become a pilot, you probably have heard about the most exciting part of this process – the first solo flight. It consists of the pilot successfully completing a take-off, a circuit pattern and a safe landing, without anyone else in the aircraft (not even a flight instructor). Importance of […]

Ukrainian Start-Up SkyUp Airlines Reveals Performance Results

Reading Time: 1 minute Privately owned Ukrainian start-up low-cost carrier (LCC) and charter airline SkyUp Airlines, which launched operations in May of last year, carried 441,600 passengers on 2,322 flights in its first seven months of operations, a figure below the originally hoped-for 650,000. The hybrid carrier, which operates flights on behalf of holiday travel company JoinUp! proclaims that it […]