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Ту-204 авиакомпании Red Wings вылетел из Омска в Симферополь с почти 10-часовой задержкой

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2 июня 2017 г., AEX.RU – Самолет Ту-204 авиакомпании Red Wings вылетел из Омска в Симферополь после замены неисправной детали, задержка составила 9 часов 45 часов, сообщила агентству "Интерфакс-Сибирь" старший помощник Западно-Сибирского транспортного прокурора Оксана Горбунова. (www.aex.ru) Ещё...

Кутаисский аэропорт включен в список список 12 самых красивых аэропортов мира

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2 июня 2017 г., AEX.RU – Кутаисский международный аэропорт имени Давида Агмашенебели включен в список список 12 самых красивых аэропортов мира, составленный американским изданием Curbed, пишет Sputnik-Грузия. (www.aex.ru) Ещё...

In Italy the victims of the crash of the helicopter were six people

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In Italy the victims of the crash of the helicopter were six people (ria.ru) Ещё...

Securty Incident at International Airport Kazan

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Drunk driver during the chase drove into the airport building. (www.youtube.com) Ещё...

Ukraine has made a unilateral decision to conduct missile launches near Crimea, close to routes used by civilian and government aircraft

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"In violation of all international agreements Ukraine has made a unilateral decision to conduct missile launches in Russia’s sovereign airspace in the Simferopol flight information region (FIR). On November 24, 2016 Ukraine issued a notification (Notice to Airmen - NOTAM) on activating risky airspace zones in connection with missile launches due on December 1 and 2, 2016," Rosaviatsiya told TASS. (tass.com) Ещё...

«Боевая микроволновка»

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Российский ВПК, возможно, сумел создать радиоэлектронную пушку, стреляющую далеко и при этом с высокой точностью. Как утверждают в «Объединенной приборостроительной корпорации», оружие не имеет аналогов в мире. Среди экспертов возник спор: одни считают «боевую микроволновку» фантазиями пиарщиков корпорации, другие не исключают, что и впрямь создан новый генератор СВЧ-импульсов. (www.nasha-strana.info) Ещё...

JetPack Aviation Presents

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We’ve been test flying JB-9 for several years with awesome results. It is inherently stable but also capable of very dynamic maneuvers thanks to our approach to engine vectoring. Early testing of our next version, JB-10, indicates that it will achieve flights of over 10,000 feet altitude (not that many pilots will be needing to fly that high!), at speeds greater than 100 mph and with an endurance of 10 minutes + (depending on pilot weight). All with a device you can put in the back seat of a… (jetpackaviation.com) Ещё...

Rain batters Mumbai, 108 flights cancelled

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Torrential rain battered Mumbai and its suburbs for the second day on Wednesday, causing massive disruption in flight operations. 108 flights were cancelled and another 51 diverted to nearby airports till this morning due to heavy rain and closure of the main runway after a Spice Jet aircraft skidded, overshot the runway and got stuck in mud, blocking it, an airport official said. (m.timesofindia.com) Ещё...

Pilot lost flying "the Hump" in WWII returning home.

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Capt. Fulton Pershing Lanier's remains will be returned home and will be buried at Harnett Memorial Park in Lillington on Sept. 28. His plane a C-87 Liberator went missing on a return flight to India in Jan of 1944. (www.aviationpros.com) Ещё...

American Airlines Is Totally in Love With Its New $2.5 Billion Hub - Here's Why

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When Charlotte Douglas International Airport announced last month that it would spend $70 million to renovate Concourse B, one of the two concourses used exclusively by hub carrier American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL - Get Report) , the news wasn't exactly earth-shattering. (www.thestreet.com) Ещё...

Pictures: SpiceJet 737 suffers runway excursion

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A SpiceJet Boeing 737-800 aircraft landing at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport skidded off the runway into an unpaved surface. (www.flightglobal.com) Ещё...

Bombardier slams Boeing's lawsuit against it, says it's 'pure hypocrisy'

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Boeing alleges Bombardier is dumping its planes on the US market at below-market prices. Bombardier's 2016 sale of 75 C Series jets to Delta is at the heart of the matter. Bombardier calls Boeing's allegations "pure hypocrisy." (finance.yahoo.com) Ещё...

SHOCKED Jet2 passenger spotted a can of Stella sat next to a pilot in the cockpit

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A SHOCKED Jet2 passenger spotted a can of Stella sat next to a pilot in the cockpit of a flight that had just landed in the UK following a 980 mile trip from Alicante. Steve Lewis claims he saw the lager sat at the captain’s side for 20 minutes after the cockpit’s door was opened while passengers waited to disembark. (www.airlineboarding.com) Ещё...

Airbus Sees Market For 60-100 A380s In China

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Airbus remains optimistic about selling A380s in China over the next five to seven years on the back of growing passenger demand. (www.flightglobal.com) Ещё...

Airbus A330neo Prepares For First Flight But Airbus Yet to Fix Date

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Airbus is yet to commit to a maiden flight date for its A330neo, but both engines have been fitted to the initial test aircraft. (www.flightglobal.com) Ещё...

Ryanair to Take $30 Million Hit From Flight Cancellations

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Irish LCC Ryanair estimates that crew-related cancellations over the next six weeks will cost around €25 million ($29.9 million), with CEO Michael O’Leary describing the situation as “a mess of our own making.” (atwonline.com) Ещё...

Auckland Airport Fuel Shortage Prompts Scores of Cancellations

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A damaged pipeline has led to rationing by the oil company supplying New Zealand’s Auckland Airport with jet fuel, prompting delays and cancellations on scores of flights operating out of the country’s biggest airport. (atwonline.com) Ещё...

Alaska launches ”sports car inspired” first class seating

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Manufacturer Recaro Aircraft Seating showed off its latest design at its Fort Worth facility, unveiling a new luxury seat for Alaska Airlines that packs all the modern amenities into a roomy, well-cushioned package. (www.airguideonline.com) Ещё...

Trudeau: Canada could stop dealing with Boeing over dispute

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Trudeau said Canada “won’t do business with a company that’s busy trying to sue us and put our aerospace workers out of business.” (www.defensenews.com) Ещё...

Incident: Southwest B737 at Las Vegas on Sep 18th 2017, smoke in cockpit

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A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N8319F performing flight WN-1119 from Las Vegas,NV to Denver,CO (USA) with 181 people on board, was climbing out of Las Vegas' runway 25R when the crew stopped the climb at about 11500 feet reporting smoke in the cockpit (avherald.com) Ещё...

Airbus ready to assemble 50th U.S.-built jet

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Airbus’ production line in Mobile, Ala., has hit a manufacturing milestone as it is now ready to begin assembly of the 50th jet it has built at the plant. (www.bizjournals.com) Ещё...

Airbus opens China A330 plant amid market push

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Airbus SE on Wednesday opened its Chinese completion plant for A330 jets, with hopes that an increased presence in the world’s fastest growing aviation market would help boost demand for the firm’s profitable but ageing wide-body jets. (www.thestar.com.my) Ещё...

Boeing: 637,000 new pilots needed by 2036

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“Is there a shortage of pilots? No. I have never yet come across a worldwide shortage of pilots. We don’t have a shortage of pilots here at Ryanair. We have 4,200 pilots. We fully operated the entire of the summer schedule, June, July, and August, which is our busiest period of the year,” Mr O’Leary said on Monday. (www.irishexaminer.com) Ещё...

First delivery of Boeing’s KC-46 Air Force tanker slides into next year

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Following new development problems, Boeing won’t be able to deliver its first KC-46 air refueling tanker to the Air Force this year as previously expected. (www.seattletimes.com) Ещё...

British Airways to resume flights to Seychelles in major boost for tourism

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British Airways will resume direct flights to Seychelles in March after a decade-long absence, (www.seychellesnewsagency.com) Ещё...

Avianca Brazil starts direct flight between Salvador and Bogota, Colombia

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"This new route will create opportunities for the business or leisure travel market for 24 destinations in Colombia and 33 destinations in the Americas and Europe. It will also be a great opportunity for Bahia to receive new tourists, from different countries and who are connected with the flights of our partner Avianca Internacional in Bogotá, "said Tarcísio Gargioni, vice president of Avianca Brazil. (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Ещё...

Canada won't buy Boeing aircraft until company drops trade complaint against Bombardier: Trudeau

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'We won’t do business with a company that is busy trying to sue us and put our aerospace workers out of business,' Trudeau said Monday (ottawacitizen.com) Ещё...

Ryanair faces 20m euro compensation bill over cancellations

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Ryanair could face up to 20m euros (£18m) in compensation claims after cancelling thousands of flights due to a shortage of pilots, it has warned. (www.bbc.com) Ещё...

Incident: Spicejet B737 at Mumbai on Sep 19th 2017, overran runway on landing

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A Spicejet Boeing 737-800, registration VT-SGZ performing flight SG-703 from Varanasi to Mumbai (India) with 183 people on board, landed on Mumbai's runway 27 in heavy rain at 21:57L (16:27Z) but overran the end of the runway and came to a stop with all gear on soft ground (avherald.com) Ещё...

Turkish Airlines profits in Africa, where others avoid flying

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When Turkish Airlines opened a direct daily route to a war-ravaged African failed state plagued by militants, industry insiders were skeptical but not anymore. “Somalia is one of our most profitable destinations worldwide,” Mustafa Ozkahraman, Kenya country manager for Turkish Airlines said. “Because we are the only international airline. The first and the only one.” (www.airguideonline.com) Ещё...

Air Canada Seeks Credit-Card Deal for $1.6 Billion Loyalty Plan

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Air Canada said it’s seeking a credit-card partner for its own frequent-flier program as it prepares to sever ties with Aimia Inc.’s Aeroplan in 2020. (www.bloomberg.com) Ещё...

British Airways launches the first non-stop flights to the Seychelles from the UK

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Jet-setting off on a dream holiday to the Seychelles just got a whole lot easier thanks to British Airways. The airline has revealed it’s launching a new direct route to the tropical archipelago; the first non-stop service available from the UK... (www.daviationnews.com) Ещё...

JetBlue CEO Blasts Big U.S. Airlines for Wielding ‘Anti-Consumer Power’

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JetBlue Airways CEO Robin Hayes on Monday criticized United, American and Delta airlines for opposing the three-largest Gulf carriers as they expand in the United States, calling the situation “…the perfect illustration of how we see mega-carriers trying to use their muscle and deep pockets to limit competition.” (skift.com) Ещё...

United to launch four new Europe routes

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United Airlines is adding seasonal service on four new routes to Europe. The new routes – two from United’s hub in Newark and one each from its hubs in Washington and San Francisco – continue a recent international growth spurt for the company. (www.airguideonline.com) Ещё...

Boeing wins contract to design the next Air Force One

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Boeing's $600 million deal calls for new 747-8 planes to replace two of the aging presidential support planes. In the next step of a months long process, Boeing won an U.S. Air Force contract to begin designing the next Air Force One presidential aircraft in a deal worth just under $600 million. (www.airguideonline.com) Ещё...

747 Visits SXM after hurricane Irma

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KLM's 747 once again touched down on St Martin airport. (www.forbes.com) Ещё...

Flight cancellations could cost Ryanair €25 million

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Low-cost carrier Ryanair estimates its move to cancel around 50 flights a day over the next six weeks to ease problems stemming from a shortage of available crew could cost it up to €25 million ($21 million). (www.flightglobal.com) Ещё...

Boeing to test laser that could help pilots avoid turbulence

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IT’S the thing you probably hate the most about flying. Turbulence. While flying into a patch of turbulence won’t cause a plane to fall out of the sky, passengers and crew risk serious injury inside the cabin as a result of the ultra-bumpy ride. Some 44 people in the US were severely injured by turbulence in 2016, according to the US Federal Aviation Administration. In Australia, about 25 turbulence-related injuries are reported each year, according to the latest data from the Australian… (www.airlineboarding.com) Ещё...

Airbus eyes bigger presence in China's huge aviation market

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Airbus today said it plans to tap the potential of the Chinese aviation market by channelising more energy into the country and other emerging economies of the region. "We are fully confident in the Chinese market, which is set to be the largest civil aviation market in the world," president of Airbus Commercial Aircraft China, Eric Chen said at an aviation expo here. (www.zeebiz.com) Ещё...

Canada won't do business with Boeing while it's 'busy trying to sue us': PM

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dropped the gloves Monday in his fight with Boeing, saying the government won't do business with a company that he's accusing of attacking Canadian industry and trying to put aerospace employees out of work. (www.obj.ca) Ещё...

Ryanair Lists Six Week Flight Cancellations

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Ryanair published a list of flights it will cancel over the next six weeks as it seeks to extract itself from its self-inflicted problems over pilot leave. The Irish airline said last week it would cancel up to 2 percent of all flights .. (news.airwise.com) Ещё...

Airbus to the rescue after Irma

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The Airbus Foundation and the French Red Cross have sent an Airbus A350 XWB test aircraft with 30 t of emergency goods and 84 medical personnel from France, to Pointe-à-Pitre (Guadeloupe). (www.transportjournal.com) Ещё...

Incident: ANA B737 at Nagoya on Sep 18th 2017, burning odour in cabin

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An ANA All Nippon Airways Boeing 737-500, registration JA303K performing flight NH-435 from Nagoya to Fukuoka (Japan) with 126 passengers and 5 crew, was in the initial climb out of Nagoya when the crew reported a burning odour in the cabin, stopped the climb.. (avherald.com) Ещё...

Justin Trudeau to Boeing: Stop suing Bombardier

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has renewed his threat to scrap a potential deal to buy fighter jets from Boeing. (money.cnn.com) Ещё...

Norwegian aviation boss: ‘Commercial electric airplanes a reality by 2025’

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Dag Falk-Petersen, the chairman of Norwegian airport operator Avinor, thinks it’s “highly realistic” that electric planes will fly commercial flights by 2025. This according to Norwegian news site Romerikes Blad (rb). Falk-Petersen pointed out that a sustainable aviation industry will depend on electrification — and that Norway could lead the transition. (nordic.businessinsider.com) Ещё...

At least one killed in glider crash near Dalby

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Gliding instructor, Jeremy Thompson, 62, died when the aircraft he was piloting crashed shortly after taking off from the Darling Downs Soaring Club at Bowenville at about 9.50am this morning. Mr Thompson had been instructing a 60-year-old Airlie Beach man in his third lesson. (www.couriermail.com.au) Ещё...

The United States Air Force turned 70 today

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The United States' position as the sole remaining superpower on Earth is in large part thanks to its air force. That organization—the United States Air Force, or USAF—turns 70 years old today, and since we know there are plenty of plane spotters and aviation geeks here at Ars, we thought we'd assemble a gallery of some of our favorite USAF planes to celebrate. (arstechnica.com) Ещё...

Northrop to buy Orbital for $7.8 billion to boost space business

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Northrop Grumman has agreed to buy Orbital ATK for $7.8 billion as one of the largest U.S. defense contractors looks to bolster its missile and space businesses. (www.msn.com) Ещё...