Category: US & Canada

Rolls-Royce Expands its Services Infrastructure for Business Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce announced that it is further strengthening its global network of Authorised Service Centres (ASC) for CorporateCare® customers. The global ASC network forms an essential component of Rolls-Royce’s services portfolio for business aircraft and adds to its existing global aftermarket capabilities. Rolls-Royce has 76 ASCs with key maintenance providers worldwide allowing for rapid response times […]

HondaJet Elite Receives Canadian Type Certification

Reading Time: 1 minute Honda Aircraft Company has reported that the HondaJet Elite has received type certification from Canada’s Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), demonstrating that the aircraft meets the safety standards set by the organization. HondaJet Elite deliveries in the region will begin immediately. The HondaJet Elite holds type certifications around the world, including, the United States (Federal […]

Bombardier Celebrates Delivery of First CRJ900 Aircraft to Uganda Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier Commercial Aircraft celebrated the delivery of the first two of four CRJ900 aircraft ordered by Uganda National Airlines Company in July 2018. The new airline has selected Bombardier and the CRJ900 regional jets fitted with the ATMOSPHÈRE cabin for its upcoming debut, making it the first operator in Africa with this enhanced cabin experience. […]

World’s Largest Aircraft Makes Maiden Flight

Reading Time: 2 minutes You have got it right. The biggest aircraft in the world took off for its first flight and, most importantly, successfully completed it on 13 April, 2019. It is the Stratolaunch Roc, the carbon-composite plane built by Stratolaunch Systems, founded in 2011 by Paul G. Allen. The plane with “a dual fuselage design and wingspan […]

American Airlines Extends Cancellations Amid MAX Grounding

Reading Time: 1 minute American Airlines, one of the largest Boeing 737 MAX operators in the world, with 24 planes currently grounded and 76 still on the order list, announced extending cancellations for the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft flights through 19 August. Last week world’s largest airline said it extends cancellations until early June, meanwhile, recent announcement made this […]

American Airlines Airbus A321 Wing Collides with Runway Sign

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N114NN performing flight AA-300 from New York JFK,NY to Los Angeles,CA (USA) with 101 passengers and 8 crew, departed JFK’s runway 31L when the aircraft veered left causing the left wing tip to collide with a runway sign. The aircraft climbed out, at FL200 the crew decided to stop […]

Oops. Flight Attendant Accidentally Spills Drinks on Airline’s CEO

Reading Time: 2 minutes Everyone encounters some problems at work. Sometimes minor ones, sometimes serious issues come from around the corner. Flight attendant’s job is not an exception. For example, sometimes it happens to drop something in the middle of the aisle. Or to spill the tray full of drinks on a passenger. Casual life situations. Even if this […]

Airbus and Boeing: Hard Road Through 3 Months of 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes The first quarter of 2019 appeared to be challenging. For both Airbus and Boeing, although for different reasons. Both struggled with cancellations of orders. Both faced troubles with separate commercial aircraft programs. Let’s go through the key factors that had the greatest impact on the planemakers’ activity and changed the course of their performance. Airbus: […]

Sky High BAE Jetstream 41 Experiences Runway Excursion

Reading Time: 1 minute A Sky High Aviation BAE Jetstream JS-41 landed on Dominica’s Douglas Charles (formerly known as Melville Hall) Airport’s runway 27 but veered left off the runway. The aircraft crossed turn off taxiway B leaving the nose gear and debris behind and came to a stop past the taxiway B, the left main gear also collapsed. […]

Boeing MAX Delays Force UIA to Amend Flight Schedules

Reading Time: 1 minute Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) is being forced to make some involuntary changes to its summer 2019 flight schedules, with reduced frequencies and capacity on some selected routes. The reason for the enforced changes is the delay of deliveries of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft that were scheduled to start operating UIA’s flights from mid-April. But […]