Tag: Swiss

SWISS Says Goodbye To Last Avro RJ100

Reading Time: 2 minutes Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) removed the final Avro RJ100 from flight operations after over 15 years as part of its fleet. The last of a total of 21 aircraft took off from Geneva this morning and made its last official landing at Zurich airport. Immediately after landing in Zurich, the aircraft registered under HB-IYZ […]

C Series Aircraft Completes First Revenue Flight To London City Airport

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bombardier Commercial Aircraft celebrated another important milestone for the C Series aircraft program with the first revenue flight into London City Airport, a Swiss International Airlines (SWISS) CS100 jetliner from Zurich. “We are proud to see the C Series aircraft in SWISS livery landing at London City Airport for the first time. This new milestone […]

Lufthansa Group Welcomes Almost 10 Million Passengers in March 2017

Reading Time: 3 minutes The airlines of the Lufthansa Group transported some 9.6 million passengers in March, 14% more than the same period last year, although the popular Easter travel time started at the beginning of April. In the first quarter, 25.2 million passengers, travelled with the Lufthansa Group, amounting to 13% more than the previous year. Total capacity […]

Bombardier Delivers the Sixth CS100 Aircraft to SWISS

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bombardier delivered the sixth CS100 aircraft, the smaller variant game-changing C Series platform, to Swiss. Bombardier has now delivered a total of eight C Series aircraft; six CS100 to SWISS and two CS300 to airBaltic. “We are very proud to have delivered another C Series to Swiss today and to continue building on the strong […]

Swiss B777 Engine Automatically Shut Down In Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Swiss Global Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration HB-JND performing flight LX-40 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Los Angeles,CA (USA), was enroute at FL320 about 290nm north of Iqaluit,NU (Canada), when the left hand engine (GE90) showed a fault and shut down automatically. The flight crew drifted the aircraft down and diverted to Iqaluit for a safe […]

Lufthansa Strikes Affect Earnings By Approximately EUR 100 Million

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Lufthansa Group transported around 7.6 million passengers in November which corresponds to an increase of 5.9 percent compared to the previous year. The seat kilometres offered increased by 9.3 percent and sales were simultaneously up by 10.1 percent. Load factor thus increased by 0.5 percent to 75.8 percent. Austrian Airlines was able to record […]

Bombardier Gains Same Type Rating for CS100 and CS300

Reading Time: < 1 minute Transport Canada and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have awarded both variants of the Bombardier CSeries with the Same Type Rating (STR), which Bombardier said will provide airlines with “significant cost-saving opportunities.” The STR “is a reflection of the high commonality between the CS100 and CS300 aircraft,” Bombardier said in a statement. “Customers that […]

Amsterdam Schiphol Had About 10 Go-Arounds Due To Heavy Crosswind

Reading Time: < 1 minute A crosswind is any wind that has a perpendicular component to the line or direction of travel. This affects the aerodynamics of many forms of transport. Moving non-parallel to the wind’s direction creates a crosswind component on the object and thus increasing the apparent wind on the object; such use of cross wind travel is […]

Bombardier CS300 Aircraft Awarded Type Validation by the EASA

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has awarded Type Validation to Bombardier’s CS300 aircraft. The validation is a requirement for the aircraft’s operation in Europe and a precursor to first delivery to CS300 launch operator, airBaltic of Latvia. Bombardier’s first CS300 aircraft delivery to airBaltic is scheduled for the […]

Bombardier CS100 Aircraft Awarded Type Validation by both EASA and FAA

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that its CS100 aircraft has been awarded Type Validation by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) following a comprehensive testing program. The EASA and FAA validations follow the CS100 aircraft Type Certification awarded by Transport Canada in December 2015. EASA’s validation paves the way […]