Category: Europe

EgyptAir Flight MS804 to Cairo Disappears From Radar

Reading Time: 20 minutes EgyptAir flight heading from Paris to Cairo has disappeared from radar with 66 people on board, the airline reports. EgyptAir has confirmed that flight 804, traveling from Paris to Cairo, has disappeared with 56 passengers and 10 crew members on board. May 23 – 14:00 [UTC+1]:The pilot of the doomed EgyptAir flight spoke to air […]

Azerbaijan Silk Way Cargo Plane Crash in Afghanistan – Seven Killed

Reading Time: < 1 minute A cargo plane of Azerbaijani Silk Way company crashed in Afghanistan, killing seven out of nine people on board, according to preliminary information, Azerbaijani Report News Agency said. A cargo plane of Azerbaijani Silk Way company crashed in Afghanistan, killing seven out of nine people on board, according to preliminary information. Two Ukrainian crew members […]

Ryanair Cancel 70 Flights Due to French Strike

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair has been forced to cancel over 70 flights today – to and over France – with delays expected to spill over into tomorrow. This is the fifth French strike in two months and Ryanair has called on the European Commission to take action. Customers travelling today are being urged to check the status of […]

British Airways to Launch Its Longest Nonstop Route

Reading Time: < 1 minute British Airways is launching the only direct flight between London and Santiago in Chile from January 3, 2017. Santiago will become the airline’s lengthiest long-haul route, taking 14 hours 40 minutes, nearly an hour more than the current longest flight of 13 hours 50 minutes service to Buenos Aires. The four-a-week flight will be served […]

Revitalizer Of The Russian Aviation – Sukhoi SuperJet 100

Reading Time: 4 minutes In 2015, the Irish regional airline CityJet has announced the will to buy 15+10 Russian-made Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft for 1 billion USD to update its fleet. Since that day the European aviation community and non-professional aviation lovers are still trying to understand how the Russian twin-engine became the loved one by the CityJet. […]

Ryanair Opens London Stansted Training Center

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair has opened a training center at London Stansted Airport, as it seeks 1,000 more pilots, cabin crew and engineers this year to fuel its expansion. The European training center includes four full-flight simulators, an aircraft interior for cabin crew training and a full-scale engineering training aircraft. “These new facilities will allow Ryanair to recruit […]

Swedish Navy To Begin Using CAE-Provided NWTS This Summer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today at the International Training and Education Conference (ITEC), Europe’s largest show for military training and simulation, CAE announced that the Naval Warfare Training System for the Swedish Navy has arrived in Sweden and installation has begun at the Naval Warfare Centre in Karlskrona. CAE has delivered a comprehensive Naval Tactical Mission Trainer (TMT) suite […]

IFS Supports Affinity in UK MOD Military Flying Training System

Reading Time: 2 minutes IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Affinity Flying Training Services has chosen IFS Applications™ 9 and IFS Managed Cloud™ as one integrated solution for aircraft maintenance and ERP. The agreement with IFS, including licenses, is valued at approximately £1.2 million for the first six years of the 18-year contract. Affinity Flying Services Limited […]

Lithuania’s Small Planet Airlines Secures German AOC

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lithuanian leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines launched operations under its new German air operator’s certificate (AOC) on May 13. This latest approval means that Small Planet Airlines holds three AOCs, covering Germany, Lithuania and Poland. Small Planet Airlines started flying from Germany last fall and decided to seek a local AOC to support expansion. This […]

Kalitta B744 At Leipzig Dropped Gear Door On Final Approach

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Kalitta Air Boeing 747-400 freighter performing freight flight from Delhi to Leipzig, was on final approach to Leipzig-Schkeuditz International Airport, when the aircraft lost a large part of its undercarriage. The flight was able to continue the approach and made a safe landing. According to, Kalitta Air flight was on approach at Leipzig-Schkeuditz […]