Category: CIS

Maintenance Demand Growing For Boeing 737 NG

By the end of this year there will be more than 5,000 of the world’s most popular aircraft, the Boeing 737-800, in service. Aviation Week Network’s Commercial Aviation Fleet & MRO Forecast also predicts that 737-800 num This is obviously great news for maintenance providers, which receive a steady stream of work from an aircraft […]

Russia Creates Substitutes for Ukrainian Aircraft and Naval Engines

Russia has coped with the task of import substitution in the field of aircraft and naval engine engineering, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said on Thursday. This reported by TASS. “I can say that there is no dependence on Ukrainian products any more. The situation with western supplies is changing cardinally. We’ve coped with the […]

Rising Fuel Prices Could Trigger Retirement Jump

Rising fuel prices may ground some older aircraft if airlines cut capacity, but most are putting off the decisions until after the peak summer season. “You won’t see a lot of change in the summer schedule as we move forward, but everybody’s looking at the fall schedule,” American Airlines CFO Derek Kerr said at a […]

World’s Worst Passengers 2018

Smelly passengers and out of control children have emerged as the leading complaints of passengers in the annual www.Airlineratings.com “Passengers from Hell” survey. Airlineratings.com, the global airline safety and product ratings website, surveyed its readers on 10 passenger types who they felt caused the most grief on planes. Respondents were asked to rank passenger types […]

Watch Air Astana Airbus A320 Suffers Runway Excursion on Landing

Air Astana Airbus A320 was performing flight from Shymkent to Astana with 97 passengers and 9 crew, when the aircraft landed but went right off the runway temporarily, crossed taxiways B and C and returned onto the center line of the runway. There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained damage to the left hand engine […]

Airlines Faced with Critical Decision Making as Jet Fuel Prices Rise

With fuel coming second only to wages as an airline’s greatest outgoing, a period of critical planning awaits them with rising prices coinciding with the traditionally busy summer season. In 2018 alone jet fuel prices have risen 15 percent, while over the last twelve months they have risen by approximately 60 percent. With schedules and […]

Saratov Airlines to Stop Operations on Rosaviatsia’s Request May 31

Russia’s air carrier Saratov Airlines to suspend operation on May 31 following Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) notification. The carrier was asked to stop selling tickets to “prevent violations of passenger rights and the development of the crisis situation”. “On May 17, 2018 Saratov Airlines received a letter from Head of Transport Regulation Department of […]

Airline Connectivity Will Double by End of 2019

Shops doing modifications to install or upgrade inflight connectivity are likely to stay very busy for quite a while. Katrina Korzenowski, vice president of SITAONAIR in Asia Pacific, told attendees at SITA’s recent Singapore IT Summit that connectivity continues to expand rapidly. According to SITA’s latest IT Survey, 37% of responding airlines operate connected aircraft […]

Second MC-21-300 Aircraft Joined the Flight Test Program

On May 12, 2018, the maiden flight of the second MC-21-300 test aircraft took place at the airfield of Irkutsk Aviation Plant, the affiliate of Irkut Corporation (a UAC member). The testing results of the first test aircraft were taken into account in the production of a new aircraft. The duration of flight was 1 […]

Pilot of the Russian An-12 Aircraft Dies During the Flight to Egypt

The commander of the Russian An-12 aircraft lost consciousness during the flight to Egypt and died in the hospital. The crew managed to make an unscheduled landing without his participation, reported by Mash telegram channel. After 4.5 hours after takeoff, the commander of the Russian aircraft An-12 lost consciousness, in connection with which the crew […]