Category: Aviation News

Air Arabia Welcomes the First A321neo LR to Its Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), received its first Airbus (A321neo Long Range). The aircraft flew nonstop from Airbus’s facility in Hamburg to Sharjah International Airport. Air Arabia is the first Middle Eastern airline to operate the A321neo LR and this delivery is the first of six […]

Ukraine to Quadruple its Air Passenger Numbers by 2030

Reading Time: 2 minutes The implementation of the Aviation Transport Strategy of Ukraine will inspire a big increase in passenger traffic numbers to 80 million by 2030, four times its current levels, a Ukraine Ministry of Infrastructure forecast indicates. A combination of the liberalisation of the local air travel market – and the planned increased involvement of low-cost carriers […]

Embraer E195-E2 Granted Certification by ANAC, FAA and EASA

Reading Time: 1 minute Embraer received the Type Certificate for the E195-E2 from three regulatory authorities: ANAC, the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil); the FAA (U.S. Federal Aviation Administration) and EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency). The E195-E2 is the biggest of the three members of the E-Jets E2 family of commercial airplanes and the largest […]

Jet Airways in Further Trouble as it Fails to Secure Emergency Funding

Reading Time: 1 minute Having suspended all international flights last week and with only seven operational aircraft after creditors seized dozens of its aircraft, Jet Airways, India’s second-largest airline by market share, is on the verge of total collapse after failing to obtain emergency funding from its lenders. With current debt level running at approximately US$1.2 billion and pilots, […]

Summit L-410 Veers off Runway and Collides with Two Helicopters

Reading Time: 1 minute A Summit Air Let L-410, performing a flight from Lukla to Ramechhap (Nepal), was taking off from Lukla when the aircraft veered off the runway, collided with a helicopter destroying the helicopter and came to a stop after colliding with a second helicopter. Three people died in the accident, four people were airlifted to hospitals […]

World’s Largest Aircraft Makes Maiden Flight

Reading Time: 2 minutes You have got it right. The biggest aircraft in the world took off for its first flight and, most importantly, successfully completed it on 13 April, 2019. It is the Stratolaunch Roc, the carbon-composite plane built by Stratolaunch Systems, founded in 2011 by Paul G. Allen. The plane with “a dual fuselage design and wingspan […]

American Airlines Extends Cancellations Amid MAX Grounding

Reading Time: 1 minute American Airlines, one of the largest Boeing 737 MAX operators in the world, with 24 planes currently grounded and 76 still on the order list, announced extending cancellations for the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft flights through 19 August. Last week world’s largest airline said it extends cancellations until early June, meanwhile, recent announcement made this […]

OSM Aviation Goes for 60 All-Electric Aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes OSM Aviation announced it has placed an order for 60 all-electric planes from Colorado-based aircraft manufacturer Bye Aerospace. These will be used for training at the OSM Aviation Academy flight training centres to qualify pilots for the future on sustainable wings. “We’re proud to take the lead in the future of green aviation.” says Espen […]

American Airlines Airbus A321 Wing Collides with Runway Sign

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N114NN performing flight AA-300 from New York JFK,NY to Los Angeles,CA (USA) with 101 passengers and 8 crew, departed JFK’s runway 31L when the aircraft veered left causing the left wing tip to collide with a runway sign. The aircraft climbed out, at FL200 the crew decided to stop […]

First Flight into Space: the Story Behind

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today the whole world joins a special celebration to mark the 58th anniversary of the first spaceflight performed by Yuri Gagarin on this day, 12 April, in 1961. When a human made history conquering space for the first time. The flight lasted only 108 minutes. But entered aerospace history as a primary achievement beginning a […]