Tag: aviation

IATA and Egypt Working Together to Address Airline Blocked Funds

Reading Time: < 1 minute The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Egyptian authorities are working together to find a practical solution to release, for repatriation foreign exchange funds due international airlines operating to Egypt. Since March, airlines have been unable to repatriate the full amount due them under international conventions, as a result of restrictions imposed by the Government […]

Airbus and Boeing: Rivals or Partners?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Undoubtedly, Airbus and Boeing are considered to be not only the most powerful units in the large jet airliner market but arch rivals, too. Each of their achievements and loses receives extremely precise look and judgment. By this time more than a half year has already passed and the Farnborough Air Show has come to […]

Travel Chaos as Spanish Airline Cancels Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thousands of travelers faced chaos Tuesday after low-cost Spanish airline Vueling cancelled and delayed fights for the sixth consecutive day, local media reported. More than 76,000 passengers have been affected since the airline began changing flights at Barcelona’s El Prat Airport. On Tuesday, Vueling cancelled 66 flights. The airline blamed a “strike by French air traffic […]

TOP 12 World’s Busiest Passenger Airports In 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutes A few weeks ago Airports Council International (ACI) made their calculations and information updates about the world‘s busiest passenger airports in 2015. With the updated traffic results of the world’s biggest hubs it will be our pleasure to reveal TOP 12 busiest airports for passenger traffic in 2015. The definition of world’s busiest airport has […]

EASA to Assess The Risk of Collision Between Drones and Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Aviation Safety Agency announces today the creation of a task force to assess the risk of collision between drones and aircraft. The task force will: • Review all relevant occurrences including the occurrences collected by the European Member States, • Analyse the existing studies on the subject of impact between drones and aircraft, […]

Su-25 Fighter Jet Crashes in Russia’s South, Pilot Dies

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Russian Su-25 warplane crashed while performing a training flight in Stavropol Territory, the south of Russia, at 19:23 Moscow time on Monday, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press service said, according to Russian news agency RIA Novosti. The jet was carrying no weapons and crashed in a non-populated area not far from the Budennovsk airfield, […]

Boeing Launches Next-Generation 737 Boeing Converted Freighter

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing today launched the Next-Generation 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) with orders and commitments for up to 55 conversions from seven customers. “The Next-Generation 737 provides exceptional value to express freight carriers through its superior payload, range, reliability and efficiency,” said Stan Deal, senior vice president, Commercial Aviation Services, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “While the recovery […]

EASA and Ukraine Extend Cooperation On Air Traffic Management

Reading Time: < 1 minute EASA and the State Aviation Administration of Ukraine (SAAU) concluded a new Working Arrangement (WA) on 18 January 2016. While being a step forward in EASA-SAAU relations, the new WA will also facilitate preparations for the implementation of the envisaged EU-Ukraine Common Aviation Area Agreement. The WA ensures the facilitated certification of EU and Ukrainian […]

Lockheed Martin Unveils Advanced Pilot Training Solution

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lockheed Martin announced today that it will offer the T-50A in the U.S. Air Force’s Advanced Pilot Training (APT) competition. The T-50A was developed jointly by Lockheed Martin and Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) to replace the T-38 and train the next generation of pilots to fly 5th Generation aircraft. Lockheed Martin also announced that it […]

Airbus A320 Neo vs Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: 5 minutes The future of single-aisle aircraft is taking flight with Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 MAX– creating better, more efficient ways for airlines and passengers to fly. In today’s aerospace market, the MAX and the Neo are the best-selling products for both manufacturers. The Boeing and Airbus fight to rule the market has already started. Both […]