Tag: aircraft

PFA Orders New Simulators and Aircraft for 6 Million Euros

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]

Heathrow Airport Flies to Busiest First Half

Strong passenger satisfaction scores pushed up demand to fly from the UK’s hub to an all-time high of 38.1 million passengers (+2.5%), with growth across all markets. Four new connections to China in 2018 helped trade through Heathrow grow 2.2% to 841,449 tonnes of cargo. Summer getaway pushes sales higher – As the summer getaway […]

Norwegian to Increase Number of Transatlantic Flights from Ireland

Norwegian today continues its growth in Ireland by announcing its new expanded 2019 summer schedule with 37% more weekly departures to the USA and Canada. Consumers can now book the airline’s lowest fares for travel to the US East Coast and Ontario next summer. Voted World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline 2018 by Skytrax, Norwegian currently […]