Category: Asia & Pacific

FL Technics Finalizes Year 2018 with a €10,8 Million Net Profit

Reading Time: 2 minutes FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, earned €119 million in revenue in 2018, which is approx. 14% more than in 2017 (€103 million) and reached net profit of €10.8 million (€5,7 million in 2017). “Persistence, LEAN implementation in our maintenance process and a rapid reaction to ever changing […]

First Japan Airlines A350 XWB Debuts in the Sky

Reading Time: 1 minute Japan Airlines (JAL) is about to receive its first Airbus A350-900 which has already successfully performed its maiden flight over France. The initial flight set the beginning of the last phase of production which includes cabin completion, as well as further ground and flight tests leading to customer acceptance and delivery. The first A350 XWB […]

Aircraft Ground Handling System Market to Reach $190bn by 2025

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Aircraft Ground Handling System Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $130 billion to over $190 billion by 2025; as reported in the latest study by Global Market Insights, Inc. Improving airport infrastructure services and technological advancement to reduce the delay in operations will drive the aircraft ground […]

Airbus Net Orders Remain Negative Over Cancellations

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus has published its April performance review in terms of orders and deliveries in the commercial aircraft segment revealing only five orders during the month with 70 deliveries to 35 customers worldwide across single-aisle and widebody product lines. Talking about the orders, aircraft manufacturer managed to secure three for A350-900s for Lufthansa Technik on behalf […]

Myanmar Embraer E190 Lands Without Nose Gear

Reading Time: 1 minute A Myanmar National Airlines Embraer ERJ-190, registration XY-AGQ performing flight UB-103 from Yangon to Mandalay (Myanmar) with 82 passengers and 7 crew, was on approach to Mandalay’s runway 17 when the crew could not extend the nose gear and went around. The crew worked the related checklists, attempted an alternate gear extension, which also could […]

INTERESTING | Best and Worst Airports for 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Have you ever travelled to/from Hamad International Airport in Qatar or have you ever set foot in Lisbon Portela Airport? These are two airports that appeared to top and conclude the list of the ranked airports by AirHelp. So which is evaluated the best and which has the lowest score? AirHelp assessed 133 world’s airports […]

Language of the Sky: Learn the Secret

Reading Time: 4 minutes The language used in the cockpit sounds technical and only aviation professionals understand it. Pilots communicate with each other and air traffic control in English, regardless of their own native language or any other languages they speak. Aviation English is in some ways a separate language compared to the one spoken on the ground. Therefore, […]

INTERESTING | Best and Worst Airlines for 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you are planning your summer holidays and considering which airline to choose or not to choose for your journey, do not bother yourself with additional googling, the answer is here. The best and the worst airlines to fly with in 2019 have been revealed by AirHelp, AirHelp ranked 72 carriers according to the level […]

Biman Bangladesh Dash 8 Experiences Runway Excursion

Reading Time: 1 minute A Biman Bangladesh de Havilland Dash 8-400, performing flight BG-60 from Dhaka (Bangladesh) to Yangon (Myanmar) with 29 passengers and 4 crew, landed on Yangon’s runway 21 but veered left off the runway and came to a stop on soft ground with all gear collapsed and the fuselage broken into three sections. All 33 occupants […]

First Lion Air A330neo Already Wears Airline’s Livery

Reading Time: 1 minute The first A330neo for Lion Air Group has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Toulouse, France, featuring the airline’s distinctive livery. The aircraft will be operated on lease from BOC Aviation. Altogether, Lion Air Group will acquire 10 A330neo aircraft, eight of which will be leased from BOC Aviation. The aircraft will have […]