Category: Europe

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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 […]

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Airbus and ITA Airways Signed a Memorandum of Understanding

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus and ITA Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on urban air mobility in Italy. The two companies will explore the creation of tailored UAM services, by identifying strategic use cases for emission-free mobility solutions. Alfredo Altavilla, Chairman of ITA Airways, said: “The partnership between ITA Airways and Airbus started with the […]

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Icelandic Startup Niceair Plans London Stansted Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute A brand new Icelandic airline Niceair is launching flights between London Stansted and Akureyri within the north of Iceland to operate twice-weekly. Niceair will begin working the route with a 150-seater Airbus A319 in an all-economy configuration from June third. “The company’s goal is to secure scheduled flights year-round to foreign destinations from Akureyri Airport. […]

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Ryanair Will Invest $800m in Poland, Kraków

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair has announced its biggest ever investment in Kraków, worth $800 million: 73 routes are planned, including 10 new ones, at its largest Polish base for the summer season. The airline will be operating 260 flights a week, over 40 more than it did in 2019, Michał Kaczmarzyk, CEO of Polish-based Ryanair subsidiary Buzz, said […]

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Warsaw Chopin Airport Was Temporarily Closed Due to Bomb Threat

Reading Time: < 1 minute On April 21, Poland’s Warsaw Chopin Airport was temporarily closed after a bomb threat to an Emirates flight from Dubai. Emirates EK177 was flying to Warsaw Chopin Airport when it received a message from air traffic control about “hazardous materials” onboard. Further in the conversation with the controller, the pilot was informed it was a […]