Tag: aircraft

Why Hard Plane Landing in Bad Weather is Intentional?

Reading Time: 1 minute The thought of a smooth flight is probably on every passenger‘s mind before taking off. So, what is a smooth flight? The concept usually consists of a calm and easy departure and landing as well. However, a successful landing does not depend on how smooth the touchdown was. In bad weather conditions, passengers of the […]

Airbus Celebrates Delivery of Its 12,000th Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus celebrated the delivery of its 12,000th aircraft ever in its 50-year history. The aircraft was an A220-100, assembled in Mirabel, Canada and handed over to U.S.-based Delta Air Lines. The aircraft is the 12th A220 delivered to date to Delta Air Lines since the carrier received its first A220 in October 2018. The A220 […]

PFA Orders New Simulators and Aircraft for 6 Million Euros

Reading Time: 1 minute Pilot Flight Academy will before the end of 2018 have more than 300 cadet pilot students and are now investing for further expansion. Following a newly signed contract with L3 CTS for training of cadets, PFA are in talks to sign contracts with other players and Airlines for ab-initio pilot education. PFA are expanding their […]

Top 10 Most Famous Flight Attendants throughout History

Reading Time: 5 minutes Being a flight attendant is not an easy task – you need to go through weeks of training and you will have the responsibility of guiding every passenger on board if an emergency situation ever happens. In a long line of flight attendants, quite a few showed bravery, strength and uniqueness. We would like to […]

Philippine Airlines Boeing 777 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A PAL Philippines Airlines Boeing 777-300 performing flight from Manila (Philippines) to Vancouver,BC (Canada) with 387 people on board, was enroute at over the Philippine Sea when the crew observed a low oil pressure indication for the left hand engine (GE90), shut the engine down and drifted down. The aircraft diverted to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport […]

Bombardier’s 90-seat Q400 Gets Transport Canada Nod

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that its 90-passenger Q400 aircraft configuration has received its certification from Transport Canada, becoming the first in-production commercial turboprop in the world to reach that capacity. “With increasing growth in the number of passengers per departure in the turboprop market, we are excited to offer our customers a higher-capacity configuration and […]

COMAC Signs LOI of 20 ARJ21-700 Aircraft with HNA Group

Reading Time: 2 minutes Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC) signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) of 20 ARJ21-700 aircraft with HNA Group Co., Ltd. This is the first implementation result of the framework strategic cooperation agreement between COMAC and HNA Group signed in Shanghai in early June this year. It is reported that the 20 ARJ21-700 aircraft […]

Pobeda Airline May Purchase 30 Boeing 737 MAX8 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute The Pobeda airline (part of the Aeroflot group) may purchase 30 new Boeing 737 MAX8 aircraft, according to information on the state procurement website. The company is now holding a tender for consulting services for the purchase of aircraft. According to the statement the company is looking for “consulting services to agree on terms of […]

First Airbus A320neo with New Lufthansa Design

Reading Time: 1 minute Lufthansa is receiving another brand new A320neo. The aircraft left the Airbus assembly plant in Hamburg-Finkenwerder on Monday evening. Once the final configuration is completed in Berlin-Schönefeld, this Airbus with the registration D-AINK will operate from Frankfurt. It is the eleventh aircraft of this type for Lufthansa and at the same time the first A320neo […]

“Shark” E190-E2 Jet Completes its Tour of Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hot on the heels of an exciting performance at the UK’s Farnborough Airshow, where Embraer enjoyed a bumper crop of new aircraft orders, Embraer’s new generation aircraft, the E190-E2, visited Africa for a Continental tour. The aircraft visited six counties: Algiers, Morocco, Kenya, Ghana, Mauritius and South Africa. At each stop, the world’s quietest and […]