Global Bizav Utilization Moves Higher in 2018

Global Bizav Utilization Moves Higher in 2018

Global business aircraft utilization swung higher in the fourth quarter and all of 2018 without being affected by a slight drop in Part 91 flights, according to the Jet Support Services Inc. (JSSI) Business Aviation Index released. Regions with the...
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One Big Jet Now Means One Big Headache for Emirates

One Big Jet Now Means One Big Headache for Emirates

Emirates may be about to deal a fatal blow to the world’s largest aircraft. Dubai’s national airline is considering switching 20 orders for Airbus SE A380 double-decker jets for the smaller A350 or new-engine variant of the A330, Benjamin Katz...
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Wasted runway contributed to overrun

Wasted runway contributed to overrun

The case of a Cessna 207 that overran an outback runway by one metre reinforces one of aviation’s oldest proverbs: nothing is more useless than runway behind you. The aircraft on a scenic flight was involved in a runway excursion...
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Flying smarter in 2019: Study reveals the world’s most reliable airlines Vicky Karantzavelou / 25 Jan 2019

Flying smarter in 2019: Study reveals the world’s most reliable airlines Vicky Karantzavelou / 25 Jan 2019

Japan Airlines revealed as the world’s most reliable airline – with only 1% of flights being cancelled. Dutch-based KLM Cityhopper and the largest airline in India, IndiGo, round out the top three with impressive scores across the board. Collected and....
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New Radar will Prevent Mid-Air Collisions

New Radar will Prevent Mid-Air Collisions

A new detect-and-avoid radar to improve air traffic safety was tested successfully. HENSOLDT, a sensor solutions provider, has successfully concluded flight tests with its collision avoidance radar system for UAVs. In test flights lasting several hours, the ra...
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TIGERAIR AUSTRALIA PILOTS PLAN FOUR-HOUR WORK STOPPAGE ON FRIDAY, JAN 25

TIGERAIR AUSTRALIA PILOTS PLAN FOUR-HOUR WORK STOPPAGE ON FRIDAY, JAN 25

Tigerair Australia says it has rescheduled a number of flights on Friday January 25 ahead of a planned four-hour work stoppage by the airline’s pilots. The Australian Federation of Air Pilots (AFAP) has given notice Tigerair Australia pilots will stop...
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Aeroflot flight makes emergency landing following passenger incident

Aeroflot flight makes emergency landing following passenger incident

An Aeroflot flight has landed safely after a passenger attempted to “divert” the aircraft. Reports suggest a drunken passenger had sought to divert the plane to Afghanistan. Aeroflot’s security service and technical services have been placed on a state o...
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Japanese airlines claim top spots as Asia’s most on-time airlines in 2018

Japanese airlines claim top spots as Asia’s most on-time airlines in 2018

The industry’s most comprehensive on-time analysis recognises Japan Airlines (JAL) as the Asia-Pacific’s most on-time mainline airline for the seventh year running, and ANA as the most on-time airline network in the region. Globally, Delta Air Lines is the...
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LAX Ranked Fifth in the World Among Mega Airports for On-Time Flight Performance in 2018

LAX Ranked Fifth in the World Among Mega Airports for On-Time Flight Performance in 2018

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced that Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) was ranked fifth in the world and third in the United States by OAG for on-time flight performance among Mega airports with more than 30 million departing scheduled...
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South African Airways suspends Blantyre services on safety findings

South African Airways suspends Blantyre services on safety findings

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