Operational Effects of Folding Wing Technology

Operational Effects of Folding Wing Technology

The Boeing Company’s 777x will be the first twin-engine jet to haul a jumbo jet’s payload of 400 passengers. While the aircraft’s 223-foot wingspan would normally restrict it to about a dozen airports worldwide that have taxiways and parking positions...
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Bombardier Bizjet Deliveries Set To Climb in 2019

Bombardier Bizjet Deliveries Set To Climb in 2019

Bombardier delivered 137 business jets in 2018, down one from 2017, and expects to hand over 150 to 155 in 2019 as it ramps up production of its flagship Global 7500, the company said in a quarterly investor conference call....
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Pilot Shortage Leads IndiGo To Cancel Dozens of Flights Daily for Next 2 Months

Pilot Shortage Leads IndiGo To Cancel Dozens of Flights Daily for Next 2 Months

IndiGo, an Indian budget carrier, is canceling dozens of flights every day over the next two months as it struggles to find enough skilled pilots due to shortage following an aggressive expansion binge. Pilots at Asia’s biggest low-cost airline by...
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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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