Category: Europe

Polish LOT Flies Its Dreamliner to Tokyo

Reading Time: 2 minutes The first plane from Warsaw landed in Japan’s capital. LOT’s Dreamliner was welcomed by celebration for passengers at the airport. The just launched Warsaw-Narita service is the first-ever and sole link between Poland and Japan and it provides a greater convenience for both Japanese and European passengers. LOT President Sebastian Mikosz said the company will […]

Dublin Airport Sets New Record with 25M Passengers in 2015

Reading Time: 4 minutes Dublin Airport had its busiest ever year in 2015, as a record 25 million passengers travelled through the airport during the past 12 months. Passenger numbers increased by 15% last year with an additional 3.3 million people using Dublin Airport during 2015. The expansion was fuelled by 22 new routes and extra capacity on almost […]

New Lithuanian SAR Helicopters Report for Duty

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lithuanian Ministry of Defence and the Lithuanian Armed Forces celebrated the entry into service of their next generation of helicopters for countrywide search and rescue missions with around-the-clock availability. The Lithuanian Ministry of Defence and the Lithuanian Armed Forces assigned their three new AS365 N3+ helicopters to the 24/7 SAR mission service. Only two […]

Iran Intends to Buy 114 Aircraft from Airbus

Reading Time: 1 minute Iran has taken the first step of an agreement to buy 114 Airbus planes, an announcement made while the economic and financial sanctions related to Iran’s nuclear program are lifted. The announcement by Abbas Akhoondi, Iranian Minister of Transport, to the Tasnim press agency has not been confirmed by Airbus, which indicated that it did […]

Certificate in Aviation with Atlantic AirVenture Shannon

Reading Time: 2 minutes This course is an exciting introduction to the subject of Aviation, exploring core concepts of flight and some of the engineering that makes it possible. The course covers a cross section of topics ranging from the practical application of how aircraft are engineered, flown, controlled and separated, and looks at how humans interact with these […]

Academy 147 Receives GCAA CAR 147 Approval

Reading Time: 1 minute On December 8th 2015, Academy 147 Limited, a training organisation based in Malta received a GCAA CAR 147 Maintenance Training Organisation Approval. Academy 147 made its initial plunge into the Middle East’s rapidly growing market for maintenance training in 2015 and has pursued the GCAA approval in order to further establish its presence in the […]

EASA: Child Restraint Systems

Reading Time: 1 minute The safety of the youngest aircraft occupants is important to EASA. Babies under two years of age and small children are best protected when secured in a child restraint system appropriate for their weight and height in a dedicated seat. The use of child seats provides an equivalent level of safety to infants and children […]

100 UAS Set Guinness Record While Flying to Symphony Music

Reading Time: 1 minute The Intel Corporation together with Ars Electronica Futurelab made the Guinness Record-breaking drones flight. The video was released of 100 multicolored UAS “dancing ” to a live orchestra and creating patterns in the night sky. It took years to prepare for such a show. Ground crew used PCs powered by Intel hardware to control drones […]

Rolls-Royce Introduces New SelectCare™ Service

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce has launched a new engine service, SelectCareTM, continuing its reputation for service innovation and expanding the customers’ choice of competitive, capable and flexible services across the engine lifecycle. SelectCare fits between Rolls-Royce’s fully comprehensive TotalCare® service, which maximises engine time on wing in addition to giving long-term cost certainty on a dollar-per-flying-hour basis, and […]

2015 Set New Highs For Wizz Air

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, made great strides in calendar year 2015 and established itself as one of the best-performing ultra-low-cost carriers. Milestones for 2015 include a successful listing on the London Stock Exchange, a major brand refresh and livery update for its aircraft, a record aircraft order from […]