Category: CIS

Boeing Foresees 41,000 Aircraft Deliveries Through 2036

Boeing has raised its forecast for new airplane demand, projecting the need for 41,030 new airplanes over the next 20 years valued at $6.1 trillion dollars. The company’s annual Current Market Outlook (CMO) was released at the Paris Air Show, with total airplane demand rising 3.6 percent over last year’s forecast. “Passenger traffic has been […]

EASA Certifies Engine For Russian Ka-62 Helicopter

EASA has certified the Safran Ardiden 3G turboshaft engine intended to power the Russian Kamov Ka-s62 medium multirole helicopter. The certificate was issued on June 12, 2017, reads an EASA statement. The certification application was filed in 2007. Ground tests commenced in April 2013; flight tests started in 2016, when the first Ka-62 flying prototype […]

26 Passengers Get Injured As China Eastern A330 Hits Turbulence

China Eastern Airbus A330 was performing flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Kunming when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence including two large jolts causing the aircraft to experience multiple rapid descends and climbs (in excess of 5000 fpm) reaching a minimum of FL349 as well as injuries to 26 people on board. The aircraft […]

Ural Airlines A320 Overran Runway On Landing In Ekaterinburg

An Ural Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration VQ-BAG performing flight U6-261 from Moscow Domodedovo to Ekaterinburg (Russia) with 81 people on board, landed on Ekaterinburg Koltsovo Airport’s runway 26R in heavy rain at 14:16L (09:16Z) but overran the end of the runway by about 50 meters coming to a stop with all gear on soft ground. […]

A320neo and A321neo Received Type Certificates in Russia

Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) and the Russian Aviation Register have completed the procedure for validating the type certificate for the A320neo family. Relevant supporting documents were transferred to Airbus. The type certificate applies to A320neo and A321neo aircraft equipped with both types of engines (Pratt & Whitney’s Pure Power PW1100G-JM and CFM International’s […]

Malaysia Adapts Russian-Built Jets to Drop US-Made Bombs

Malaysia has adapted its Russian-built Sukhoi Su-30 multi-role combat aircraft to drop U.S. laser-guided bombs, with a successful release of a live weapon at the end of last year. A video by the Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia, or Royal Malaysian Air Force, to celebrate its 59th anniversary showed a brief clip of a Su-30MKM dropping […]

Russian Airlines Post 25% Traffic Growth For May

Russian airlines’ passenger traffic growth, which had been climbing since the beginning of the year, continued growing at a double-digit rate in May. Traffic surged 25.9% year-on-year last month, the record high so far this year, to 8.672 million passengers, the Federal Air Transport Agency (FATA) reports. To compare, the increase was recorded at 10.2% […]

Global Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul Worth $120 Billion By 2036

Airbus estimates demand for 550,000 new maintenance engineers over the next 20 years as the value of the global MRO market doubles. Between 2017 and 2036 the manufacturer reckons that global airlines will need 34,170 new passenger aircraft (and 730 freighters) to support average annual traffic growth of 4.4%. This will lead to a doubling […]

Over 35 000 Aircraft And 530 000 Pilots To Be Needed In The Next 20 Years

The world’s passenger aircraft fleet above 100 seats is set to more than double in the next 20 years to over 40,000 planes as traffic is set to grow at 4.4 percent per year, according to Airbus’ latest Global Market Forecast 2017-2036. Over this period, increasing numbers of first time flyers, rising disposable income spent […]

Russia To Allocate Over $700M To Support National Aircraft Industry

Russian government is planning to allocate more than 40 billion rubles (approximately $702 million) for the support of the national aircraft industry this year, Medvedev said Wednesday. “In total, about 41 billion rubles is provided for support of aircraft production this year,” Medvedev said at the conference on supporting national aircraft industry in Ulyanovsk. Medvedev […]