Tag: improvement

Airbus Corporate Jets Launches ACJ330neo

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus Corporate Jets has launched a private jet version of its new A330neo, which combines new-generation engines and aerodynamic and other improvements to deliver even more comfort, efficiency and true “nonstop to the world” range. Called the ACJ330neo, it will fly 25 passengers 9,400 nm/17,400 km or 20 hours, enough to fly nonstop from Europe […]

Dubai Airports to Ban ‘Bags Without Flat Surfaces’

Reading Time: 1 minute Dubai Airports will soon reject all bags that do not have flat surfaces to stop “jams that can shut down sections of our system,” according to a statement realeased by the company. Effective 8 March, all bags without at least one flat surface will be rejected at airport check in counters. The jamming introduce a […]

Upgraded Mi-28NM Attack Helicopter Started Undergoing Flight Tests

Reading Time: 2 minutes The flight trials of the Mil Mi-28NM (NATO reporting name: Havoc) advanced upgraded attack helicopter have been kicked off in Russia, according to the Izvestia daily. A prototype of the Mi-28NM upgraded attack helicopter, also known as Product 296, has flown its early test sorties for its controls and engines to be tested and its […]

Flydubai Cuts Losses in 1H

Reading Time: 2 minutes Low-cost carrier (LCC) flydubai reduced its deficit for the 2016 first half, registering a net loss of AED89.9 million ($24.5 million), a 39% improvement on the same period a year ago. The Dubai-based LCC achieved the result on revenue of AED2.3 billion, up 5.4% year-on-year. Passenger numbers were up 16.5% to 4.9 million, while business […]

Comlux Becomes First to Retrofit an ACJ319 with Sharklets

Reading Time: 1 minute Comlux The Aviation Group has become the first to retrofit an Airbus corporate jet, an ACJ319, with Sharklets, which bring a fuel-saving of up to four per cent and a corresponding range improvement. The retrofit, carried out by TAP Maintenance and Engineering as part of the first such turnkey-project managed by Airbus Corporate Jets, is […]

IATA: Demand for Air Cargo Picks Up in June

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight demand in June 2016 showing a rise in freight tonne kilometers (FTK) of 4.3% year-on-year. This was the fastest pace of growth in 14 months. Freight capacity measured in available freight tonne kilometers (AFTKs) increased by 4.9% year-on-year, keeping yields under downward pressure. […]