Tag: commercial flight

Dutch King Reveals Secret Life As Airline Co-Pilot

Reading Time: 1 minute Dutch King Willem-Alexander has revealed he has been a co-pilot on a commercial airliner for the past two decades. The king, who acceded to the throne in 2013, told De Telegraaf daily newspaper he has flown as a co-pilot twice a month for Dutch carrier KLM for the past 21 years. The king he will […]

Alaska Airlines Completes First Commercial Wood Biofuel Flight

Reading Time: 2 minutes Alaska Airlines Flight 4 made history when its Boeing 737-800, with 163 passengers on board, flew from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C. – the first ever commercial flight to use an alternative renewable jet fuel made from forest residuals. The biofuel was produced by the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) […]

airBaltic Announces World Debut of CS300

Reading Time: 1 minute The Latvian airline airBaltic will start Bombardier CS300 commercial operations on December 14, 2016 on its route linking Riga with Amsterdam. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “CS300 is a great aircraft, and a great improvement for our customers this Christmas. We are delighted to announce that the historic first airBaltic commercial flight with […]

First A380 Commercial Flight to Rio de Janeiro

Reading Time: 1 minute The first A380 commercial flight landed at RIOgaleão – Tom Jobim International Airport. This Paris-Rio Air France flight was specifically scheduled on the occasion of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics. The airport is joining the list of the 230 A380 compatible airports around the world. RIOgaleão offers three A380 parking stands to allow future A380 […]

The Results of the First 5 Years of Sukhoi SuperJet 100

Reading Time: 5 minutes As we promised after the first article “Revitalizer of the Russian Aviation – Sukhoi SuperJet 100”, we are coming back to talk more about the orders, clients and routes. It is already 5 years since the first commercial flight of the Russian-made twin engine took off from Armenia. Over the past five years a lot […]