Author: Pavel Jakubovskij

A New Era of Narrow Bodies to Revolutionize Long Distance Travel

Reading Time: 4 minutes The growth of commercial air transportation has ushered in new trends in how people travel, and with it, new sub-industries have emerged. The airline transportation market is growing at an unprecedented rat. In 2016, for instance, airlines carried a 7% increase in passengers over 2015. With new passengers comes new demands. Because of this growth, […]

Governments Urged to Address Airline Blocked Funds

Reading Time: 1 minute The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments to abide by international agreements and treaty obligations to enable airlines to repatriate revenues from ticket sales and other activities. According to IATA, the amount of airline funds blocked from repatriation totaled $4.9 billion at the end of 2017, which was down 7% compared to year-end […]

Kenya Airways Looks in to Bombardier or Embraer Order

Reading Time: 1 minute Kenya Airways is interested in the Bombardier CSeries or Embraer E2 jet for a short-haul order of 15-20 aircraft, reports Afritraveller. “The performance of the CSeries has to be studied,” said Sebastian Mikosz at the annual IATA airlines meeting in Sydney, adding he had been inspired by Air Baltic’s order of up to 60 CS300 […]

London Heathrow Gets Go-Ahead for £14 Billion Third Runway

Reading Time: 1 minute The UK’s Tory government has given the green light to the construction of what has long been seen as an essential third runway for the country’s busiest airport, London Heathrow, also known as Heathrow Airport. The need for expansion of capacity of airports located near London has been the topic of heated debate for some […]

SCAT Airlines Boeing 737 Suffers Runway Excursion on Backtrack

Reading Time: 1 minute SCAT Airlines Boeing 737, performing flight from Almaty to Kostanay with 80 people on board, landed on Kostanay’s runway 33 and slowed safely but missed the last available exit taxiway 3. While attempting to turn around to backtrack the runway to taxiway 3 the aircraft went off the runway and became stuck with nose gear […]

Rolls-Royce is Celebrates Trent 700 Reaching 50 Million Hours

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rolls-Royce is celebrating today after the first member of the Trent family to enter service, the Trent 700, has completed its 50 millionth flying hours. This achievement, equivalent to flying around the world more than one million times, occurred while around 380 Trent 700 powered Airbus A330 aircraft were in flight around the world. A […]

Azul Announces Sale of Six E-Jets

Reading Time: 1 minute Azul S.A. announced the sale of six E-195s, continuing Azul’s fleet transformation process. These E-Jets will be replaced by next-generation A320neos, which are more fuel-efficient and have 56 additional seats compared to the E-195, resulting in a unit cost reduction of approximately 29% on longer-haul domestic flights. As a result of this transaction, our pro-forma […]

Lufthansa Airbus A340 Bursts 4 Main Tyres on Landing

Reading Time: 1 minute Lufthansa Airbus A340, performing flight from Munich to Mexico City, landed on Mexico City’s runway 05L but burst 4 main tyres during roll out. While the aircraft taxied towards the apron smoke emanated from the landing gear prompting the crew to declare Mayday reporting “we have fire on the aircraft, we need the fire brigade”. […]

Honda Unveils Elite Variant of the HondaJet

Reading Time: 1 minute HondaJet has revealed a new upgraded HondaJet Elite model which made its global show debut appearance at EBACE in Geneva. The first of the Elite variants will be delivered in August with a 17% range increase, a shorter take-off roll and several avionics improvements, Fujino said. “The HondaJet Elite takes passengers farther, faster, higher and […]

Boeing Business Jets Grows Order Book With New Sales

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing Business Jets (BBJ)  have won four new orders in 2018 as elite customers continue to favor Boeing’s portfolio of ultra-large-cabin, long-range airplanes, the company announced today at the European Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (EBACE). The new orders this year follow an impressive 2017 in which customers purchased 16 Boeing Business Jets. “We continue […]