Tag: aircraft

EasyJet Is Set to Buy 56 Airbus A320neo Jets

Reading Time: < 1 minute EasyJet has agreed to purchase 56 Airbus A320neo aircraft and convert a previous order to 18 new A321neo aircraft, the British airline said on Tuesday. According to the company, deliveries of the aircraft, which have a list price of $6.5 billion, will begin in the carrier’s 2026 financial year to replace the carrier’s older A319 […]

Boeing
Boeing Plans to Increase B737 MAX Production to 31 Aircraft per Month

Reading Time: < 1 minute Last month, it released its first-quarter results, detailing several key figures and plans, including projections about the production of B737 MAX airplanes. The report stated: “Boeing has nearly completed the global safe return to service of the 737 MAX and the fleet has flown more than one million total flight hours since late 2020. The […]

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Norwegian Air Shuttle Aims To Fly 50 Aircraft This Year

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian Air Shuttle wants to increase its fleet to 50 aircraft in 2021 and 70 in 2022 once restrictions are lifted. The new Norwegian will operate flights within Norway and key cities in Denmark, Sweden, and Finland. However, the airline admits it does not expect the demand to return to 2019 levels until 2023 or […]

Military Aircraft Crashes in Afghanistan

Reading Time: 2 minutes UPDATED 8:39 pm (+2 UTC), 27 January, 2020 The US military official has confirmed that it was the US Bombardier E-11A which crashed in Afghanistan. A U.S. Bombardier E-11A crashed today in Ghazni province, Afghanistan. While the cause of crash is under investigation, there are no indications the crash was caused by enemy fire. We […]

Braathens Regional ATR 72 Deals with Icing in Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Braathens Reginal Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, performing a flight TF-336 from Stockholm Bromma to Helsingborg (Sweden), was climbing through FL130 out of Bromma Airport when the crew declared emergency reporting they were picking up ice on their wings and needed to immediately descend into warmer air. The aircraft descended and diverted to […]

TOP 5 Must Visit Aviation Museums in the World

Reading Time: 3 minutes Aviation is becoming increasingly important in our daily lives. For more than a century aviation has been changing the way the world works – and now it is impossible to imagine our life without the input of aviation. Because of this reason it is worth getting better acquainted with the aircraft types and the way […]

World’s Shortest Commercial Flight: How Short Is It?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Can you imagine a flight without cabin crew taking care of you? Can you imagine a flight which takes less time than cabin crew pre-flight safety demonstration? Can you imagine a flight that lasts so short that you cannot even relax?  Then it could be even harder to imagine that the shortest nonstop regular commercial […]

Aeroflot Group Airline to Acquire Five Dash 8-400 Turboprops

Reading Time: 2 minutes Aurora, Aeroflot Group’s Far Eastern regional airline, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to purchase five Dash 8-400 turboprops from De Havilland Canada. The arrangement was announced on November 19, during the 2019 Dubai Airshow. The Sakhalin-based regional carrier which currently operates ten Dash 8 aircraft, including five Dash 8-400, three Dash 8-300 and […]

How Close Can a Plane Fly to Another Aircraft?

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you are a frequent traveller who enjoys a window seat, you might have noticed other aircraft while in air. Flying in the crowded skies over Europe or North America, it is quite common to see other aircraft whizzing past, either above or below. Have you ever wondered how close to each other can aircraft […]