Category: Asia & Pacific

REVEALED | Busiest Routes Around the Globe

Reading Time: 1 minute Where aviation is booming? Where world’s aviation hub is moving to? Right. Asia. Thus, no surprise that most of the busiest routes are also there.  The new analysis released by the OAG, has revealed a number of busiest routes worldwide. Let’s take a look at some of them. Busiest International Routes TOP 20 busiest international […]

Boeing 737 MAX: from Suspensions to Compensations

Reading Time: 3 minutes Severe turbulence has hit Boeing 737 MAX. Recent Ethiopian Airlines fatal crash with 157 fatalities. Links with Lion Air deadly accident which took the lives of 189. Boeing MAX program is back in the spotlight.  For the past two weeks Boeing has been dominating the world. And not in the greatest light. Gradual suspension of […]

Iran Air Fokker 100 Main Gear Did Not Extend

Reading Time: 1 minute An Iran Air Fokker 100, performing flight IR-215 from Qeshm Island to Tehran Mehrabad (Iran) with 24 passengers, main gear did not extend. Aircraft needed to land at Tehran Mehrabad’s airport with both main gear struts not extended at about 21:30L (18:00Z). The aircraft came to a stop on its nose gear and aft belly. […]

Taiwanese STARLUX Airlines Orders 17 Airbus A350s

Reading Time: 1 minute A new Taiwanese airline STARLUX signed a firm order for 17 Airbus A350 aircraft, 12 A350-1000 and five A350-900, for long-haul services. The airline is set to deploy its new aircraft “on its premier long-haul services from Taipei to Europe and North America, as well as selected destinations within the Asia-Pacific region”. “We are positive […]

Revealed: Best Airports in Terms of Wellness

Reading Time: 1 minute Netflights.com, a part of the Gold Medal Travel Group, has ranked 25 world’s busiest airports to find out which is the best in terms of wellness. In most cases airports are associated with stress, hurry, endless checks, etc. Nevertheless, nowadays the scope of activities and things to see/do/enjoy at airport has extend far beyond passport […]

Emirates Flight Training Academy Signs MoU With TAYARAN

Reading Time: 1 minute Emirates Flight Training Academy (EFTA), the world class flight training facility developed by Emirates, and the National Aviation Academy (TAYARAN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Emirates Flight Training Academy will share their expertise with TAYARAN, a not-for-profit vocational training institute in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and jointly promote training programmes and exchange cadets pilots […]

Grounding of Boeing 737 MAX: Current Situation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Global concerns are growing about the safety of Boeing 737 MAX. It seems that US planemaker is having a torrid time. Lion Air 737 MAX 8 crash that killed 189 people followed by the recent Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX 8 fatal accident that took lives of 157 fliers have greatly reduced reliability of the Boeing […]

Uzbekistan Airways Takes Delivery of its First A320neo

Reading Time: 1 minute Uzbekistan Airways, the flagship airline of Uzbekistan has taken delivery of its first A320neo, confirming the success of the A320 Family in Central Asia. The event took place on March 8 in Hamburg with Gennadiy Kharlap Deputy Director General of Uzbekistan Airways and Kimon Sotiropoulos, Vice President Central and Northern Europe, Russia & CIS Airbus. […]

Adorable Letter to Qantas CEO: Boy, 10, Decides to Start an Airline

Reading Time: 2 minutes Alex Jacquot, the 10-years-old self-appointed CEO and the founder of Australia’s newest airline, Oceania Express, has sent a viral letter to the CEO of Qantas to ask some questions on the establishment of the carrier and seek some advice on what to do next. First of all, the little player of the huge aviation market […]

Singapore Suspends Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft Operations

Reading Time: 1 minute In light of fatal accidents of Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines involving Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) announced temporarily suspending operations of all variants of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft into and out of the country.  The suspension took effect 12 March 2019 2 PM local time. According to […]