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EASA Completes the Initial Session of MC-21 Certification Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute The flight test team of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has completed the first flight testing session of Russia’s advanced MC-21-300 narrow-body twin jet certification campaign. Participation of EASA in the testing of the new aircraft is a prerequisite to its final validation by the European agency. During the certification tests, the behaviour […]

The 8th China Aviation Industry Summit 2019 was Successfully Concluded

Reading Time: 5 minutes With all the concern and support, the summit has been successfully closed at the Crowne Plaza Shanghai from January 10th to 11th, 2019. This summit is hosted by the Shanghai Society of Aeronautics, Shanghai Aircraft Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Shanghai Aircraft Design & Research Institute, China Aeronautical Radio Electronics Research Institute and is co-organized by Shine […]

Iberia Airbus A340 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An Iberia Airbus A340-600, performing flight from Lima (Peru) to Madrid (Spain) with 360 people on board, engine shut down in flight. Aircraft was enroute at FL330 about 660nm southeast of Bogota (Colombia) in Brazilian Airspace when the crew needed to shut one of the four engines (Trent 556) down due to the loss of oil […]

The 8th China Aviation Industry Summit 2019 is Upcoming

Reading Time: 2 minutes Combination of Actual and Visual Conditions to Explore the Intelligent Aviation Manufacturing Way – The 8th China Aviation Industry Summit 2019 is upcoming! Organizer: Shanghai Society of Aeronautics, Shanghai Aircraft Manufacturing Co., Ltd., of COMAC, Shanghai Aircraft Design & Research Institute of COMAC, China Aeronautical Radio Electronics Research Institute Supporter: China Society of Aeronautics and […]

The 8th China Aviation Industry Summit 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes A. Background Since its inception, the Aviation Industry Summit has been included as one of the “Top Ten Activities” of the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government (The sponsors of Aviation Boutique Week include: Shanghai Pudong New Area Economic and Information Technology Commission, Shanghai Aviation Society, China Commercial Aircraft Co., Ltd. Shanghai Aircraft Manufacturing Plant, China Commercial […]

Rolls-Royce and China Eastern Sign Agreement Worth over $1.1bn

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce has signed a Trent XWB engine and long-term TotalCare® service agreement with China Eastern Airlines involving the airline’s 20 Airbus A350-900 aircraft. The agreement, worth over over US$1.1bn, is expected to be one of the largest deals announced at the first China International Import Expo (CIIE). Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines already power all of […]

Passenger Demand Accelerates in June

Reading Time: 1 minute The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for June showing that demand rose by 7.8% compared to June 2017. This was up from 6.0% year-over-year growth recorded in both May and April. June capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) increased by 6.5%, and load factor rose 1.0 percentage point to 82.8%. […]

Gulfstream G600 To Make Latin American Debut At LABACE

Reading Time: 1 minute Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s next aircraft to be certified, the award-winning Gulfstream G600, will make its Latin American debut as part of the company’s static display at the upcoming Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) in São Paulo. More than 205 Gulfstream aircraft are based in Latin America; nearly 70 percent are large-cabin models […]

Air China Takes Delivery of its First Airbus A350-900

Reading Time: 1 minute Air China has taken delivery of its first A350-900 in Toulouse today. The national flag carrier is the first Chinese mainland customer to order and take ownership of the world’s newest and most efficient twin-engine widebody aircraft. Powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines, Air China’s A350-900 aircraft features a comfortable three-class cabin layout of 312 […]

Saudi Arabia Suspends Flights To Toronto Due to Deteriorating Diplomatic Relations

Reading Time: 1 minute Saudia, the national carrier of Saudi Arabia, has declared that it would be suspending flights in and out of Toronto from the 13 August. Announced over Saudia’s official Twitter account, the development is the latest in the deteriorating diplomatic relations between Canada and Saudi Arabia. As part of the ongoing row, Saudi Arabia has recalled […]