Category: Europe

BAA Training Becomes ENAC Partner for Pilot Training

Reading Time: 2 minutes BAA Training one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe and ENAC (Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile), internationally recognized as the leading aeronautics and aviation university in Europe, joins forces to prepare professional pilots. According to the agreement, BAA Training becomes a partner for ATPL Integrated theoretical training provided to ENAC […]

Gulfstream Begins G500 Deliveries to Europe

Reading Time: < 1 minute Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the Gulfstream G500™ has been delivered to its first European customer. An undisclosed Western-Europe-based charter operator took delivery of the aircraft in Savannah. The G500 earned certification from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency on Oct. 11 and is in service in North America, Brazil, the Middle East and Europe. The […]

Airbus Increases A350-1000 Maximum Seating Capacity to 480

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has been cleared by EASA to increase its A350-1000 maximum seating capacity from 440 up to 480 through the installation of modified Type A+ exit. The permission to develop a new emergency exit system with a dual-lane evacuation slide on all four pairs of doors was granted by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). […]

100th Airbus A220 in a Refreshed airBaltic Livery

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has passed a special milestone – production of the 100th Airbus A220-300 aircraft for its customer airBaltic, the Latvian airline. The brand new plane features a new and comfortable cabin layout with 149 seats plus a modernised livery. This was also the special event for airBaltic which at the Airbus aircraft programme’s headquarters in […]

TOP 5 World’s Largest Aviation Markets

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the next 20 years, a large portion of the development in the worldwide aviation market will originate from the Asia-Pacific locale, which will represent 55 percent, while the expansion from China will represent 28 percent in the Asia-Pacific. The quickly developing aviation market will add strain to the airport structure. Among the world’s leading […]

Mandatory Training to Prevent Upsets and Recover From Unexpected Situations

Reading Time: 5 minutes At the end of this year airline pilots will be required to undergo additional training. Commission Regulation (EU) introduced new requirements for upset prevention and recovery training (UPRT). All pilots studying for new ATPLs and pilots undergoing their first type rating course in multi-pilot operations, will be required to undergo the new Advanced UPRT course […]

Scandinavia’s SAS Takes Delivery of Its First Airbus A350 XWB

Reading Time: < 1 minute Scandinavian carrier SAS has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the newest operator of this latest generation, highly efficient widebody aircraft. The airline has a total of eight A350-900 aircraft on order and operates an Airbus fleet of 68 aircraft (51 A320 Family, 17 A330 and A340 Family aircraft). In the coming years, as […]

Lufthansa Faces $6.4 Million Penalty For Breaching FAA Regulations

Reading Time: < 1 minute The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) claims that Lufthansa, the flag carrier and largest German airline, was operating unapproved flights to as well as out of San Diego and Philadelphia. Correspondingly, the FAA seeks $6.4 million fine for breaching Federal Aviation Regulations allegedly conducting almost 900 flights into and out of San […]

BAA Training Expands Its Ab Initio School

Reading Time: < 1 minute BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe, announces expanding its Ab Initio flight school. Currently operating in Lithuania and Spain, the Academy adds one more flight base in Spain and expands its training infrastructure. Providing Ab Initio training since 2009, and collaborating with major airlines for cadet training […]

Wizz Air Named Best Low-Cost Carrier in Europe for 2020

Reading Time: < 1 minute Wizz Air, a Hungarian low-cost airline, has been awarded the title of the best low-cost airline in Europe for 2020. The rating was announced by AirlineRatings.com, the world’s only safety and product rating website. Wizz Air takes this award already the second year in a row. Now, after 15 years of operations, Wizz Air serves […]