Category: Asia & Pacific

Qantas to Invest $50 Million to Make Aviation Industry More Sustainable

Reading Time: 1 minute Qantas Group has committed to making aviation industry more sustainable by reducing its net emissions up to zero by 2050. To reach this the Group will invest over $50 million over the next ten years. The aviation industry in general contributes around 2 per cent of global CO2 emissions. Therefore, by 2050 aviation is set […]

Boeing Hit with Another Crisis: What Is Going on with 737 NG Aircraft?

Reading Time: 3 minutes While Boeing is making all the efforts to resolve already the eight-months long crisis with 737 MAX aircraft, yet another crisis with another popular Boeing aircraft program is sparking off. The planemaker is back in the spotlight again for safety issues among its older 737 planes. First of all, let’s understand which models of Boeing […]

Airbus Takes Another Key Step to Strengthen Its Presence in China

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus has announced that it is strengthening its cooperation and presence in China. With the aim to increase the number and type of aircraft produced in this country, the aircraft manufacturer and China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Therefore, one of the main objectives focuses on the increase of the A320 and A330 family […]

Turbulence Injures 3 on Qantas Airbus A330 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Qantas Airbus A330-200 performing flight QF-108 from Beijing (China) to Sydney, NS (Australia), was enroute over the Pacific Ocean near the island of Palau about 6 hours into the flight when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to three flight attendants. The aircraft continued to Sydney for a safe landing about 5 hours later. […]

Airbus Ahead of Boeing: Enjoys Inflow of Hundreds of Orders

Reading Time: 3 minutes Airbus is currently enjoying a huge inflow of orders from around the world – during the past three months the European conglomerate managed to secure nearly 500 bookings, over 300 commitments are solely from Asia. The biggest orders’ boost came in the last days of October during which Airbus collected the major part of these […]

El Al Bids an Impressive Final Farewell to Boeing 747 Aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes El Al, the flag carrier of Israel, has become the latest airline bidding the final farewell to its long-standing Boeing 747 fleet. After a 48-years bond, El Al marked this special event by tracing a silhouette of itself in the sky. The last flight of the El Al’s four-engined ‘Queen of the Skies’ (24.4 years […]

Air Premia Commits to Five Boeing 787 Dreamliner Jets

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Air Premia announced the Korean startup airline plans to buy five 787-9 Dreamliner airplanes, following an agreement to lease three 787-9 jets from Air Lease Corporation earlier this year. Air Premia, which plans to launch operations in 2020 is poised to become South Korea’s second Dreamliner operator. The commitment, valued at $1.4 billion […]

IndiGo Signs for 300 A320neo Family Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute India’s IndiGo has placed a firm order for 300 A320neo Family aircraft. This marks one of Airbus’ largest aircraft orders ever with a single airline operator. This latest IndiGo order comprises a mix of A320neo, A321neo and A321XLR aircraft. This will take IndiGo’s total number of A320neo Family aircraft orders to 730. IndiGo is among […]

Brand New ATR 42-600 Delivered to Drukair

Reading Time: 1 minute Bhutanese national flag-carrier Drukair took delivery of its brand new ATR 42-600 aircraft. The latest-generation turboprop aircraft will be used on the airline’s domestic and international routes. The airline’s ATR serves small airports in the Himalayan Mountains and links Bhutan with Kathmandu, Kolkata and Dhaka. Through the introduction of the -600 series’ latest generation Standard […]

100th Aircraft to Vietnam Airlines Fleet: It is Boeing 787-10

Reading Time: 1 minute Vietnam Airlines has received the third Boeing 787-10 which at the same time marked the delivery of the 100th aircraft to the fleet of the carrier. The airline expressed its great satisfaction with the operational efficiency of the two first Boeing 787-10 planes which performed over 140 flights with approximately 83,000 passengers on the Hanoi […]