Category: Europe

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British Airways owner IAG to order 50 B737 MAX jets

Reading Time: < 1 minute British Airways owner IAG has agreed to order 50 B737 MAX aircraft delivered between 2023 and 2027. The order for 25 737-8-200 and 25 737 MAX 10 jets for short-haul operations at IAG-owned airlines is worth $6.25 billion. However, the company said it had negotiated a substantial discount, as is typical. “The addition of new […]

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First Ever Net Zero Transatlantic Flight to Be Conducted in 2023

Reading Time: < 1 minute The UK has announced its ambition to deliver the world’s first net-zero emissions transatlantic flight in 2023. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced the challenge during his visit to the US and invited the international sector to work closely with the UK government to deliver a demonstrator flight powered by 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). […]

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airBaltic Will Recruit 120 Additional Pilots

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Latvian airline airBaltic plans to recruit 120 additional pilots, including the graduates of the airBaltic Pilot Academy. Martins Gauss, CEO of the airline, said that the carrier is also renewing its employment with former employees. He explains that more pilots are needed to prepare for the expected volume of flights in the summer of […]

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EasyJet Offers Generous Bonuses to Recruit Crew

Reading Time: < 1 minute EasyJet will offer new and existing cabin crew a £1,000 bonus at the end of the summer holiday season since the staff shortage continues to grow. According to the airline, “EasyJet will pay its cabin crew a recognition payment at the end of the summer season to recognize their contribution to the operation this summer, […]

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Airbus A320ceo/neo Full Flight Simulator is Ready for Training at BAA Training Spain

Reading Time: < 1 minute One more Full Flight Simulator (FFS) upgraded with recent Airbus Std. 2.0, Airbus A320ceo/neo, has passed final acceptance tests and Initial Evaluation and is now declared “Ready For Training” (RFT) at BAA Training Spain in Barcelona. This Level-D full-scope flight compartment replica equipped with two ceo and two neo engine types was manufactured by L3Harris […]

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IAG Expects Higher Profit This Spring

Reading Time: < 1 minute IAG has released its first-quarter financial results, highlighting the group’s confidence in achieving higher profit by this spring. IAG chief executive Luis Gallego says: ”The group’s operating loss reduced significantly in the first quarter compared to last year, with our losses reflecting normal seasonality, the impact of Omicron and costs associated with ramping up operations.” […]

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Pilot Instructor at BAA Training Answers Weird Questions (Part 2)

Reading Time: < 1 minute When you are a pilot and aviation has been accompanying you day-to-day since God knows when… You may find some of the questions about the pilot profession simply… Weird. It is because you are so much used to it, unlike fresh starters who still have so much to learn and discover! But Abdelrahman Mowafi, a […]

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Condor Launches Flights to Georgia

Reading Time: < 1 minute German-based Condor airlines will start regular flight operations to Tbilisi International Airport from May 1, the Georgian Civil Aviation Agency announced on Thursday. According to the Agency, the airline would perform Frankfurt-Tbilisi-Frankfurt flights twice a week, on Mondays and Fridays, up until October 28. It received permission to operate in Georgia on April 20 from […]

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Wizz Air Reports 540% Passenger Increase

Reading Time: < 1 minute Wizz Air reported a considerable rise in passenger numbers for April as air travel continued to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. The budget airline carried over 3.62mln passengers in April, a surge of 542% from the same month last year, with capacity jumping 355.7% to 4.34mln seats. The load factor that measures the percentage of […]

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Pilot Instructor at BAA Training Answers Weird Questions

Reading Time: 3 minutes Are First Officers allowed to disagree with Captains? When do pilots retire? Do pilots travel for free? The aviation topic is always intriguing for aviation enthusiasts and even those whose only link to it is their occasional holiday trips by plane. Regardless of which group you attribute yourself to, there must still be a lot […]