Category: Europe

Ryanair Sun To Be Rebranded As Buzz

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair Sun will rebrand as Buzz in autumn 2019, operating on a Polish Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC). Ryanair Sun, a standalone business unit of the Ryanair Group, obtained its Polish AOC certificate at the beginning of 2018 and started operating for leading Polish tour-operators in summer 2018 with a fleet of 5 aircraft. Buzz’s fleet […]

Ethiopian Crash: Black Boxes Show Similarities to Lion Air

Reading Time: 1 minute The Flight Data Recorder and Cockpit Voice Recorder,  the so-called “black boxes”, of Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET-302 have been successfully read out. The links between Ethiopian and Lion Air crashes are emerging. Last week Ethiopian Airlines said that the “black boxes” were transported to Paris, France, for investigation. On Sunday Ethiopia announced that the data […]

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 […]

Airbus: Shore-to-Ship Drone Delivery Service

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus has begun shore-to-ship trials in Singapore with its Skyways parcel delivery drone. This marks the first time drone technology has been deployed in real port conditions, to deliver a variety of small, time-critical maritime essentials to working vessels at anchorage. The maiden shore-to-ship delivery flight was made to the Swire Pacific Offshore’s Anchor Handling […]

AviaAM Leasing Delivered Two Airbus A321 to Air Transat

Reading Time: 1 minute AviaAM Leasing, a global aviation holding company, engaged in tailored aircraft leasing and trading services, has announced the delivery of two Airbus A321-211 aircraft to Canada‘s leading holiday travel airline company – Air Transat.  Within a few months, AviaAM Leasing team has fully administered the necessary aircraft checks according to the new operator’s requirements. The […]

Lufthansa Group Orders 40 Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Lufthansa Group has announced that it will purchase 40 new aircraft for the group’s airlines: 20 Boeing 787-9 and 20 A350-900 planes. The delivery of new aircraft should start late 2022 and end in 2027. The decision regarding which airline will deploy the aircraft at which hub will be made at a later date. “In […]

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 […]

Ukraine International Airlines Welcomes First Embraer E195

Reading Time: 1 minute Ukraine International welcomes to its fleet a medium-haul Embraer-195. The plane received the registration number UR-EMG and became the 6th aircraft of the Embraer brand in the UIA fleet. UIA expects to operate the airplane across its medium-haul and domestic route network and is scheduled to operate its first commercial flights under UIA call sign […]

EASA Closes European Airspace for Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: 1 minute EASA has joined the list of multiple aviation regulatory authorities and suspended all the operations of Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 aircraft in Europe. The suspension came into effect at 7 PM UTC 12 March, 2019. Also, EASA issued a Safety Directive ”suspending all commercial flights performed by third-country operators into, within or […]

Air Senegal Receives Africa’s First A330neo

Reading Time: 1 minute Air Senegal has taken delivery of its first A330-900 from Airbus’ production line in Toulouse. The carrier is the first African airline to fly Airbus’ new generation widebody aircraft featuring latest technology engines, new wings with enhanced aerodynamics and a curved wingtip design, drawing best practices from the A350 XWB. Fitted with a three-class cabin […]