Category: GENERAL AVIATION

EASA is about to lift Boeing 737 MAX grounding in January

Reading Time: 2 minutes The European Safety Agency’s (EASA) top regulator has announced the Boeing 737 MAX can be back to the skies “sometime in January,” according to Reuters. On November 18th, the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) was the first to lift the Boeing 737 MAX , ban put into effect in March 2019 after two deadly crashes that […]

737 MAX passengers will be able to change tickets at no cost

Reading Time: < 1 minute After almost 2 years of being grounded, on November 18th, 2020, Boeing 737 MAX was approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for takeoff; however, some travelers are still reluctant to trust their lives to this aircraft. Airlines rush to reassure their customers that the jet has been recertified and is safe to board, but […]

BREAKING: The U.S. FAA Approved Boeing 737 MAX To Fly Again

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has signed an order to resume commercial flights of Boeing 737 MAX by the end of the year. Boeing will have to make specific software updates and implement the FAA requested training changes to return to the market. The main focus of improvement has to be a stall-prevention system […]

Domestic Fare Cap Extended by the Indian Aviation Minister

Reading Time: < 1 minute Price capping on domestic flights extended by India’s Civil Aviation Ministry for another 3 Months. India’s Civil Aviation Minister, Hardeep Singh Puri, informed that domestic fare caps will remain in place until February 2021. The government also mentioned that the fare caps could be removed if passenger levels reach pre-COVID levels before February. The ministry […]

FAA will introduce new satellite-based air traffic procedures starting mid 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute FAA will introduce new satellite-based air traffic procedures starting mid. 2021 in the U.S. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to modernize air traffic procedures for 21 airports in the South-Central Florida Metroplex in the US. The agency issued the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) after extensive outreach to the public. The decision enables the FAA to […]

Singapore and Hong Kong Agree to Establish a Travel Bubble

Reading Time: < 1 minute Singapore and Hong Kong have reached an in-principle agreement to establish a first-in-Asia bilateral air travel bubble, which will exempt travelers from quarantines or stay-home notices. Those traveling under the bubble will have no restrictions on their travel purpose and will not need to have a controlled itinerary. Travelers will also not be subject to […]

Australia is Establishing a Travel Bubble with New Zealand

Reading Time: < 1 minute Australia and New Zealand have worked closely together since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and now Australia is establishing the Safe Travel Zone with New Zealand. This is the next step for a COVID-safe Australia that will reunite families and friends, offer opportunities for businesses looking for workers, and back the communities that depend on tourism. […]

Boeing Trying To Sell Cancelled 737 MAXs to Delta

Reading Time: < 1 minute Delta Air Lines is among airlines Boeing Co has approached to buy dozens of 737 MAX jets built for clients that have since canceled their orders or postponed, according to Reuters.  As the 737 MAX steps closer to commercial flight after an 18-month grounding, Boeing is trying to find buyers for the so-called “white tails” […]

FAA Administrator Set To Pilot Boeing 737 Max Today

Reading Time: 2 minutes The head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is set to pilot the Boeing 737 Max Today in Seattle, according to ABC News.  “I’m not going to sign off on this airplane until I fly it myself,” FAA chief Steve Dickson has repeatedly said. Dickson, a former pilot and executive at Delta Air Lines, will […]

Neste and Shell Aviation will produce sustainable aviation fuel

Reading Time: < 1 minute In a move that anticipates increasing need from the aviation industry to reduce emissions, Neste and Shell Aviation have entered into a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supply agreement. This agreement significantly increases the supply and availability of SAF for the aviation industry with effect from October 2020. It brings together Neste’s expertise in the production […]