Category: World

Ryanair and BALPA Agree on 20% Pay Cut for UK Pilots

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair and the British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA), a trade union for UK pilots, have reached a four-year agreement on 20% pay reduction (to be restored over four years). Along with salary cuts, under the agreement, accepted by 96% of Ryanair’s UK pilots, come productivity improvements on rosters, flexible working patterns and annual leave to […]

INTERVIEW | Crisis Hit Vietnamese Aviation Differently. Why?

Reading Time: 8 minutes Before the coronavirus hit, Vietnam, with a population of nearly 96 million people, was one of the most dynamically growing markets on the globe. Over 100 million visitors came to explore Vietnam in 2019 alone. None denies the fact that this market will be further expanding and booming. The way aviation in Vietnam has gone […]

Ryanair Returns with Over 1,000 Daily Flights in July

Reading Time: < 1 minute The beginning of July marked the renewal of air services in many countries and for many operators. For example, low-coster Ryanair has returned to flying with over 1,000 daily flights all across Europe in July. By introducing more flights, Ryanair is placing back on track with almost 90% of its pre-Covid-19 route network. Although frequencies […]

FAA and Boeing Complete 737 MAX Certification Flight Tests

Reading Time: < 1 minute Usually the events we are waiting so long for end in the blink of an eye. Boeing has been working until the start of 737 MAX re-certification flights for over a year. Now, after three days of testing, the certification flight tests are over. Through the 29 June – 1 July, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) […]

BOC Aviation Cancels Order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: < 1 minute BOC Aviation, an aircraft leasing company headquartered in Singapore, joined the list of those making changes to Boeing 737 MAX orders. The company has terminated bookings for 30 MAX aircraft and deferred the delivery of some more, Reuters reports. Even though the company has decided to decrease the aircraft order book, its representatives emphasize that […]

Aeromexico Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in the US

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aeromexico has become the latest Latin American airline to face huge financial problems amid the crisis provoked by the coronavirus pandemic and begin restructuring under the Chapter 11 process. In order to secure future and emerge as a stronger player, the airline announced that it is utilizing the Chapter 11 process, which allows companies to […]

Airbus: Future of Autonomous Take-Offs and Landings is Near?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Another milestone in the autonomous aircraft operations field. After the two-year test program, Airbus has completed its Autonomous Taxi, Take-Off and Landing (ATTOL) project. With over 500 test flights, Airbus achieved autonomous taxiing, take-off and landing of a commercial aircraft through fully automatic vision-based flight tests using on-board image recognition technology – a world-first in […]

Norwegian Terminates Order for Nearly 100 Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: < 1 minute After some good news on the beginning of Boeing 737 MAX re-certification test flights, some bad news follow. Norwegian announced that it has cancelled the order for a total of 97 Boeing aircraft and will claim compensation. While Boeing attempts to return its MAX to the sky, the Norwegian carrier took a decision to terminate […]

British Airways Welcomes First Boeing 787-10 to the Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute British Airways has become the first airline in Europe (third in the world) to operate all three variants of Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Recently the brand new Boeing 787-10 has supplemented the fleet of  30 787s (12 -8s, and 18 -9s). Still 12 Boeing 787-10 aircraft are on the order list. The aircraft has reached the […]

FAA: Let the Boeing 737 MAX Certification Flight Tests Begin

Reading Time: < 1 minute After a challenging period of works on all the critical updates, Boeing has been finally given a green light to begin test flights aimed at the re-certification of its 737 MAX aircraft program. The information was confirmed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to US lawmakers on Sunday. The regulatory body said that a review […]