Tag: Airbus A320

AirAsia Expands Fleet, Routes in India As Competition Intensifies

Reading Time: 2 minutes AirAsia India is adding one more aircraft and new routes, as the discount carrier expands its fleet amid cutthroat competition in the market. A number of carriers have been adding planes and increasing services as more Indian middle class passengers take to air travel, shunning trains. AirAsia India, backed by Malaysia’s AirAsia Bhd, had launched […]

Is Russian MC-21 Good Enough to Join the Oligopolistic Market?

Reading Time: 6 minutes The single-aisle airliner market is getting more crowded. On 8 June Russia’s United Aircraft Corp. unveiled the next domestic airliner which is believed to achieve remarkable success in penetrating the global commercial aviation market. Russians call the MS-21 their biggest investment in the revival of Russia‘s commercial aviation industry. With composite wings, Pratt & Whitney […]

Cebu Pacific Saves Fuel With SkyBreathe

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Philippines’ airline carrier, Cebu Pacific, has chosen OpenAirlines’ solution to save fuel and reduce its carbon dioxide emission per flight. CEB is OpenAirline’s launch customer in the Asia Pacific region. Under the agreement, OpenAirlines’ software will continuously analyze the flight data of all 57 aircraft on CEB’s fleet (7 Airbus A319, 36 Airbus A320, […]

UPDATED: EgyptAir Crash: Crew Members Were Recorded Desperately Battling a Fire on Board

Reading Time: 2 minutes A search vessel has recovered all mapped human remains under water in the Mediterranean Sea at the crash site of EgyptAir Flight MS804, Egypt’s aircraft accident investigation committee said. UPDATED: According to mirror.co.uk,  the mystery of the missing EgyptAir flight may finally have been solved. The cockpit voice recorder of crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 indicate […]

Wreckage of Missing EgyptAir Plane Found

Reading Time: < 1 minute Egyptian officials said they have identified pieces of the cabin of missing flight MS804. The plane’s crashed last month in the Mediterranean Sea, and investigators feared signals from its black boxes would expire soon. The Egyptian committee investigating the plane’s disappearance said on Wednesday it had spotted pieces of the plane cabin in several locations, […]

Detected Signals ‘Likely From Doomed EgyptAir Black Boxes’

Reading Time: 2 minutes A French naval ship has picked up signals believed to be from the black boxes of the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month, killing all 66 people on board. The vessel picked up the signals from the seabed of the wreckage search area that is “assumed to be from one of the […]

Airbus Says EgyptAir Strengthens Case For Ejectable ‘Black Boxes’

Reading Time: 2 minutes The crash of a missing EgyptAir jet has strengthened the case for “black boxes” that can pop out of an aircraft before an accident, removing the need for challenging searches on the seabed, Airbus’ most senior engineer said on Tuesday. Investigators are searching in some of the deepest waters of the Mediterranean for flight recorders […]

Lufthansa Technik And DC Aviation Group Sign Cooperation Agreement

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lufthansa Technik has concluded a cooperation agreement with DC Aviation Group, a leading operator of business jets in Europe. As part of the agreement signed on May 25, 2016, the two companies plan to offer their VIP customers a first-class package of services at Al Maktoum International Airport (Dubai World Central Airport). An experienced, highly […]

EgyptAir Flight MS804 to Cairo Disappears From Radar

Reading Time: 20 minutes EgyptAir flight heading from Paris to Cairo has disappeared from radar with 66 people on board, the airline reports. EgyptAir has confirmed that flight 804, traveling from Paris to Cairo, has disappeared with 56 passengers and 10 crew members on board. May 23 – 14:00 [UTC+1]:The pilot of the doomed EgyptAir flight spoke to air […]

Lithuania’s Small Planet Airlines Secures German AOC

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lithuanian leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines launched operations under its new German air operator’s certificate (AOC) on May 13. This latest approval means that Small Planet Airlines holds three AOCs, covering Germany, Lithuania and Poland. Small Planet Airlines started flying from Germany last fall and decided to seek a local AOC to support expansion. This […]