Category: US & Canada

Turbulence Injures 8 on Compass Airlines ERJ-175 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Compass Airlines Embraer ERJ-175 on behalf of Delta Airlines, performing flight from Santa Ana to Seattle (USA), encountered severe turbulence. Aircraft was enroute at FL340 about 100nm south of Reno (USA) just overflying the first mountain range of the Sierra Nevada when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing altitude deviations of about -200 feet […]

IATA Calls on the US Government

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the United States government and industry to work together to ensure that aviation is able to accommodate an expected 62% rise in demand for air travel to, from and within the country over the next 20 years. Speaking at the International Aviation Club in Washington, D.C., Alexandre de […]

Sneak Peek at World’s Biggest Engine: Already on Boeing 777X

Reading Time: 3 minutes A record-breaking Boeing 777X jetliner is almost ready for long-awaited rollout which is expected to happen already this month, in February 2019. Last month Boeing revealed that world’s biggest engines, GE9X, were already installed under the wings of the first 777X test aircraft. General Electric Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, initiated the development of […]

Global 7500 Business Jet Certified by EASA

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier announced that the industry flagship business jet, the Global 7500 aircraft, has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification, validating the requirement for the aircraft’s operation in Europe. The Global 7500 business jet earned its type certification from Transport Canada in September 2018, followed by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in November 2018, […]

Flight Attendant Injured on American Airlines Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing flight from San Jose (Costa Rica) to Miami (USA), experienced severe turbulence which injured flight attendant. Aircraft was enroute at FL380 when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing a serious injury to a flight attendant. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Miami’s runway 08R. The flight attendant […]

Bombardier Boosts CRJ Program with a New Model

Reading Time: 2 minutes Uncertainty which has been recently surrounding the CRJ Series finally put to an end. Bombardier, a Canadian aircraft manufacturer, has boosted its CRJ regional aircraft program by announcing the launch of a new aircraft model – CRJ550. According to Bombardier’s statement, this will be “the first triple-class 50-seat aircraft in the world”. The type certificate […]

Last Boeing 727 Aircraft Carrying Passengers Retired

Reading Time: 2 minutes Manufactured in April, 1980, Boeing 727 operating for Iran Aseman Airline made its final scheduled passenger flight from Zahedan city to Tehran in the middle of January, 2019, bringing the era of 727s to an end. This was world’s last Boeing 727 carrying passengers. Particularly this aircraft was 38-years-old and the last one to carry […]

American Airlines Boeing 737 Reports Smoke in the Cabin

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Miami to Newark (USA) with 149 passengers and 5 crew, reported smoke in the cabin. Aircraft was climbing out of Miami’s runway 26L when the crew declared emergency reporting smoke in the cabin and stopped the climb at about 8000 feet. The aircraft returned to Miami for a […]

Boeing Partners with Aerion to Accelerate Supersonic Travel

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing announced a partnership with Aerion, a Reno, Nev.-based company pioneering next-generation supersonic aircraft. As part of the agreement, Boeing made a significant investment in Aerion to accelerate technology development and aircraft design, and unlock supersonic air travel for new markets. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Boeing will provide engineering, manufacturing and flight […]

Different Type of Aircraft for Different Region?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Most probably there won’t be any better time to become a pilot than it is now. “Global air transport network doubles in size at least once every 15 years, and it’s expected to do so again by 2030” says The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). To cater to this meteoric rise in commercial aviation, the […]