Category: World

Airlines Fly Lower After Barcelona Attack

Airline stocks took a nosedive on Friday morning as the horrific van attack in Barcelona the previous evening was felt likely to hit tourism to the region. British Airways and Iberia owner IAG and EasyJet both shed 3% in early trading, while Ryanair was 5% lower on the open, before all three pared losses as […]

Boeing Helena Site Expands to Support 777X Airplane Production

Boeing employees and community members commemorated the 90,000 square-foot expansion of Boeing Helena to support 777X airplane production. Boeing Helena is set to install new machine tools to fabricate critical titanium parts for the 777X. “Our investment in Boeing Helena is a testament to our incredible, hard-working team members and their ability to deliver on […]

Vilnius Airport Reopens After Reconstruction

Vilnius Airport runway reconstruction has been successfully completed, as scheduled, on August 17th, 23:59 p.m. The renovated runway was opened during the official ceremony with invited guests that took place on the same runway. Today, after a break of 35 days, most of the flights are coming back to Vilnius and will operate on their […]

HondaJet Becomes The Most-Delivered Jet In Its Category

Honda Aircraft Company announced that the HondaJet was the most-delivered jet in its category for the first half of 2017, as reported by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association. Honda Aircraft delivered 24 aircraft to customers in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and countries in Europe during the first six months of 2017. The company is steadily […]

Russia’s New MC-21 Airliner To Climb To 11km Altitude In Flight Tests

The flight prototype of Russia’s new MC-21 medium-haul passenger jet will climb to an altitude of 11 kilometers for the first time in September this year, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin told TASS on Thursday. “The plane will start flying again soon, already in August. September is an extremely busy month. The plane should […]

Sheremetyevo Airport Completed The Construction Of Moscow Cargo

Sheremetyevo International Airport successfully completed construction of automated Moscow Cargo terminal with the an area of 43,000 m2 and annual capacity of 380 thousand tons of cargo. Implementation of this unique project was carried out within the framework of the program of Sheremetyevo Airport’s development and modernization for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the […]

New International Arrivals Facility Underway At Sea-Tac

Delta and the Port of Seattle broke ground on the new international arrivals facility at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, marking the start of construction on a critical infrastructure investment for the Puget Sound region. Representatives from Delta, the Port of Seattle, local elected officials and hundreds of guests were in attendance to break ground on the […]

First U.S.-Built A320 Takes Flight

The first Airbus A320 aircraft to be produced at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama, has flown for the first time. The A320 took off from the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley. The flight lasted approximately four hours, during which tests were performed on systems, engines and structural performance. The Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility […]

Ryanair Calls On UK Airports To Limit Pre-Flight Alcohol Sales

Ryanair called on UK airports to take necessary measures to prevent excessive alcohol consumption, in the wake of increased disruptive behaviour from passengers travelling from British airports. The CAA reported a 600% increase in disruptive passenger incidents in the UK between 2012 and 2016 with most “involving alcohol” and Ryanair urged the airports to take […]

Aeroflot Receives The 6th New Airbus A320 Family Aircraft

AviaAM Leasing, a Warsaw Stock Exchange listed aircraft leasing company, announced that its joint venture with the Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA) – AviaAM Financial Leasing China – has delivered the 6th Airbus A320 family aircraft. On the 15th of August, Airbus A321-211SL (MSN 7801) was handed over to the largest Russian […]