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China to Limit North Korean Airline's Operations After Forced Landing
China to Limit North Korean Airline’s Operations After Forced Landing

China will limit the operations of North Korean carrier Air Koryo after one of its aircraft made an emergency landing in a northeastern Chinese city last month, and has told the airline to improve training and maintenance. The plane, a Russian-built Tupolev TU204-300, was flying to Beijing from Pyongyang when it made a forced landing […]

UK CAA to Open EASA Part 66 Exam Centre in Istanbul
UK CAA to Open EASA Part 66 Exam Centre in Istanbul

On behalf of the UK CAA, CAAi is set to open a brand new EASA Part-66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence electronic examination centre in Istanbul. The first exams will be delivered on Thursday 22 September 2016 at British Side Language School, in Besiktas, Istanbul. This new exam service will give aircraft maintenance engineers in Istanbul and the […]

Jet Aviation Dubai Earns EASA and GCAA approvals ainonline_com
Jet Aviation Dubai Earns EASA and GCAA Approvals

Jet Aviation’s Dubai facility has secured approvals from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for its non-destructive testing (NDT) shop. The MRO provider has introduced non-destructive testing as part of its maintenance service portfolio upon receiving FAA approval for its NDT shop. […]

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17 Boeing Employees Arrested

According to the S.C. Department of Revenue (SCDOR), all seventeen employees turned themselves into authorities after they were charged with a “willful attempt to evade or defeat a tax”. Warrants were reportedly issued for two additional Boeing employees who did not turn themselves in. “The individuals submitted fraudulent W-4 forms to their employer claiming to […]

American Airlines gets its first Alabama-made Airbus A321 airbus_com
American Airlines Gets Its First Alabama-Made Airbus A321

American Airlines has claimed its first Alabama-made Airbus A321 passenger jet after a ceremony at the manufacturer’s production facility at Mobile Aeroplex. The A321, sporting American’s logo and colors, is the second aircraft to leave the assembly line at Airbus’ new $600 million Alabama plant. The first – named “BluesMobile” — went to JetBlue on […]

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Turkish Airlines Looking At 450-Aircraft Fleet

Turkish Airlines expects to receive 35 new aircraft this year, including 10 wide-body planes, as part of a drive to increase the size of its fleet and lower the average age of its aircraft. Ahmet Olmustur, Turkish Airlines’ chief marketing officer, told reporters in Dubai that the airline aimed to have almost 450 aircraft by […]

Boeing Secures More AH-64E Apache Upgrades serfca.org
Boeing Secures More AH-64E Apache Upgrades

Boeing announced another contract to remanufacture AH-64D Apache attack helicopters to the AH-64E Guardian version for the U.S. Army. The latest deal is worth $1.5 billion to the company and covers another 117 helicopters, plus Longbow radar crew trainers, logistical support and spares. It brings the total number of AH-64Es under contract for the U.S. […]

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Flydubai Launches Online Memorial Site For FZ981 Victims

FlyDubai has launched a memorial website to commemorate the memory of the passengers and crew of flight FZ981, one month after the flight crashed in Rostov-On-Don. The website – www.withgreatsadness.com – collects the thoughts and photographs of those who wish to express their condolences following the tragic accident. FlyDubai has said its focus over this […]

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Turkey’s Biggest Aviation Park ‘Turkish Stars’ Opens

Turkey’s biggest aviation park named “Türk Yıldızları Parkı” (Turkish Stars Park) opened in central Konya province on Saturday with a stunning aviation performance by the Turkish Stars, the aerobatic pilots of the Turkish Air Forces. Stretching along the Konya-Ankara highway, the new park hosted seven planes from the Turkish stars from Konya Jet Base that […]