Category: CIS

The First Boeing 727 Made It’s Last Flight

Reading Time: 4 minutes As the Museum of Flight made the final flight of the first ever built Boeing 727 from its Restoration Center down to the actual museum, we look back at the history of the Boeing 727 program. This specific aircraft, N7001U, has spent the past 25 years at the Museum of Flight Restoration Center up at Paine […]

IATA Strengthening Russian Aviation with Global Standards

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) proposed an agenda to strengthen aviation in Russia based on the further implementation of global standards and best practices. A healthy aviation sector is vital for Russia—connecting the communities across the country’s vast land mass and proving vital trade and cultural links globally. “These are difficult times for Russian […]

Auckland Welcomes Emirates A380 World Record Passenger Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute The longest non-stop commercial flight ever has touched down today. An Emirates Airbus A380 completed its massive journey from Dubai to Auckland in 17 hours and 15 minutes. The plane covered an enormous 8,824 miles (14,200km). It chops three hours off the current flight time between the two cities. The flight beat the previous record held by […]

Air Serbia Records Strong Passenger and Cargo Growth in 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutes Air Serbia, the national airline of the Republic of Serbia, has delivered strong operational results in 2015, seeing significant growth in passenger and cargo volumes during its second full year of operation. The airline carried 2.55 million passengers last year, representing an 11 per cent increase over 2014, and contributing strongly to the record operational […]

Are Airbus Helicopters In Trouble?

Reading Time: 3 minutes On February 24th, Airbus Group has presented a full 2015 annual report which was held in London, UK. As a part of European multinational aerospace and defense corporation, Airbus Helicopters achievements were overviewed and took place in the annual speech of the CEO of Airbus, Tom Enders. The representative of Airbus was highlighting the importance […]

Five Russian Weapons Which Made Their Deadly Debut in Syria

Reading Time: 3 minutes Russia’s ongoing airborne campaign in Syria wouldn’t have been such a game changer without the help of some of the country’s most sophisticated weapons. The Sukhoi Su-34 strike fighter, adopted by the Russian Aerospace Forces in 2015, has been deployed against the radical Islamists in Syria from the beginning of Russia’s anti-Daesh campaign there. In […]

Russian Helicopter-Maker Seeks to Sell Choppers to Japan

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to Russian Helicopters press service, Moscow-based designer and manufacturer hopes to negotiate deliveries of its products to and technology exchanges with Japan. The Moscow-based designer and manufacturer, Russian Helicopters, hopes to negotiate deliveries of its products to and technology exchanges with Japan, its press service said Monday. “Helicopters with a coaxial rotor system are […]

SR Technics Partners With S7E for CFM56 Maintenance

Reading Time: 2 minutes SR Technics, one of the world’s leading providers of technical solutions to airlines, is proud to announce a cooperation with S7 ENGINEERING (S7E), a part of ENGINEERING Holding, to provide Russian and CIS aircraft operators and owners with engine maintenance and on-wing services for CFM56-5B and CFM56-7B engines. The two companies signed a long-term agreement […]

Su-25 Fighter Jet Crashes in Russia’s South, Pilot Dies

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Russian Su-25 warplane crashed while performing a training flight in Stavropol Territory, the south of Russia, at 19:23 Moscow time on Monday, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press service said, according to Russian news agency RIA Novosti. The jet was carrying no weapons and crashed in a non-populated area not far from the Budennovsk airfield, […]

One-Stop Component Support For Russia and Eurasian Customs Union

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lufthansa Technik has adapted its well-established Total Component Support TCS® one-stop component solution to customs regulations and supply chain requirements in Russia and the Eurasian Customs Union. This custom-tailored TCS® product for the region is provided through Lufthansa Technik Vostok Services, the Moscow-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Lufthansa Technik. “The valuable new features we have added […]