January 23rd, 2022 3:17 PM 0 COMMENTS

Hong Kong Allows Airlines to Resume Boeing 737 Max Flights

Boeing 737 Max aircraft is coming back to operations after a three-year ban in Hong Kong. The Civil Aviation Department in Hong Kong has issued the directive to airlines to restart using Boeing 737. The directive orders that the airlines that intend to use Boeing 737 Max for services should comply with the airworthiness instruction from the US Federal Aviation Administration. They can also comply with a similar stringent directive... Read More

January 22nd, 2022 6:27 PM 0 COMMENTS

Hong Kong Gives a Go-Ahead to the Operations of Boeing 737 MAX Aircrafts

After a long wait of three years, Hong Kong is finally allowing airline carriers across the world to resume their operations using Boeing B737 MAX aircraft in the city’s airspace. The permission comes in as the Civil Aviation Department (CAD) in Hong Kong issued a directive which has now allowed for resuming of the operations for narrow-body aircraft in Hong Kong. The 737 MAX aircraft were banned in countries across... Read More

January 21st, 2022 11:00 PM 0 COMMENTS

Military Aircraft Developer Dassault Aviation Wins 14-Year Contract to Support French Mirage 2000 Fighter Jets

Dassault Aviation has been awarded a long-term contract to sustain the Mirage 2000 fleet of the French Ministry of the Armed Forces' Directorate of Aeronautical Maintenance. The 14-year deal includes all maintenance work for the Mirage 2000s of the French Air and Space Force (FASF) until they retire. Dassault now supports all the equipment on the Mirage 2000 B/C, 5, and D models, including those with a mid-life update, which... Read More

January 21st, 2022 4:55 PM 0 COMMENTS

Airbus Cancels Qatar Airways’ A321neos Orders Amid Airbus A350 Dispute

Over the ongoing dispute between Qatar Airways and Airbus on the Airbus A350 paint degradation issue, Airbus cancelled the order of 50 Airbus A321neos it signed with Qatar Airways. The order was cancelled on January 20 while the pre-trial proceedings took place in British High Court. The aircraft manufacturer’s move to cancel a separate contract with Qatar Airways for a different aircraft model shows the intensity of dispute between the... Read More

January 18th, 2022 1:26 PM 0 COMMENTS

Akasa Air on Course to Fly in the Summer of 2022

India’s upcoming and most awaited airline Akasa Air seems to be on track for its first flight this summer. From being in the preliminary stages of setting up the airline to finding high-profile investors, signing an aircraft deal with Boeing and deciding upon the airline’s branding, CEO of Akasa Air, Vinay Dube has really brought the airline into fruition. Things have been going well as far as the airline is... Read More

January 15th, 2022 5:14 PM 0 COMMENTS

FAA Lays Guidelines for Boeing 787 Landings Near 5G Service

Federal safety regulators advise some Boeing jets pilots to take extra precautions while landing on runways near the upcoming 5G service. They claim that wireless network interference could cause the planes to require more space for landing. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), interference might prevent systems like thrust reversers on Boeing 787s from kicking in, leaving just the brakes to halt the plane. This may prohibit an aircraft... Read More

January 11th, 2022 7:08 PM 0 COMMENTS

Qatar Airways Seeks $618 Mn Compensation From Airbus in Airbus A350 Paint Issue

According to a court document, Qatar Airways seeks more than $600 million in compensation from Airbus for surface faults on Airbus A350 jetliners. The Gulf carrier is also seeking British judges to force France-based aircraft manufacturer to cease attempting to deliver any more of the planes until a design flaw is remedied. For months, the two corporations have been at odds over damages on Airbus A350 jetliners such as blistered... Read More

January 4th, 2022 7:15 PM 0 COMMENTS

Lockheed Martin Had Plans to Develop Multi-Purpose VLST Aircraft

The American aerospace, arms, defence, information security, and technology corporation Lockheed Martin had plans to build a multi-purpose aircraft capable of accommodating up to 950 passengers. A paper produced by Lockheed Martin titled ‘The Future of Very Large Subsonic Transport Systems’ provides the details of the plane. The article is now in custody with NASA. The idea behind building a ‘Very Large Subsonic Transports’, a.k.a., VLST could be that it... Read More

December 28th, 2021 7:08 PM 0 COMMENTS

IndiGo Receives Eight Airbus A320Neo Aircraft From Leasing Company BOC Aviation

Under a purchase-and-leaseback agreement signed in March 2021, BOC Aviation Limited delivered the last of eight Airbus A320Neo aircraft to InterGlobe Aviation Ltd (IndiGo). BOC Aviation is a state-owned global aircraft operating leasing company based in Singapore. According to a statement from BOC Aviation, the Airbus A320Neo aircraft is powered by CFM Leap engines. “The delivery of these eight aircraft underlines the excellent partnership we have developed with IndiGo, India’s... Read More

December 24th, 2021 6:06 PM 0 COMMENTS

Airbus to Deliver 169 H160M Guepard Helicopters to French Military Force

[caption id="attachment_37011" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Photo Credit - Airbus[/caption] As part of the country's Light Joint Helicopter programme, the French military has ordered 169 H160M Guepard helicopters from the international aerospace corporation Airbus. Among the newly launched H160M Guepard helicopters, 21 will be supplied to the army, eight will be assigned to the navy, and one to the air force. Airbus will develop different H160M prototypes for the military. The H160M... Read More

December 20th, 2021 11:17 AM 0 COMMENTS

Airbus Might Increase A320s Production Rate as the Manufacturer Welcomes New Orders

Apparently, the European multinational Aerospace company Airbus is looking to expand its portfolio even further as it ends the year with three huge orders. It seems like that the carrier manufacturer is going to push the production for its signature A320 carriers which might even be more than 65 monthly carriers planned for the present. The move from the company may be very justifiable as it has received an order... Read More

December 17th, 2021 8:22 PM 0 COMMENTS

Singapore Airline to Redeploy Airbus A380 Superjumbo Planes to India From January 10

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will re-deploy its Airbus A380 Superjumbo aircraft to India in a phased manner. Starting January 10, 2022, airline’s Airbus A380 Superjumbo will replace the Airbus A350-900 flight that operate between Mumbai – Singapore. From February 14, 2022, Singapore Airlines will operate Airbus A380 aircraft in place of the Boeing 787-10 flight flying between Delhi and Singapore. The flag carrier airline of Singapore conducts passenger services from eight... Read More

December 17th, 2021 8:19 PM 0 COMMENTS

Emirates Introduces Special Doha – Mahe Flights From December 24

As a special holiday offer, Emirates has announced it will operate double daily flights to Seychelles from December 24, 2021, until January 09, 2022. Two days – December 29 and 30 -- are excluded from the schedule. Emirates already operates a daily flight to Seychelles using its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. The second daily service is expected to boost tourism to the island nation, which is famous for its winter holidays.... Read More

December 14th, 2021 9:22 PM 0 COMMENTS

Six Boeing Max 737 Aircraft Are Currently in Use for Commercial Operations, Confirms Minister

SpiceJet has started using six aircraft out of its 13 Boeing 737 Max planes for commercial operations, confirms the Minister of State for Civil Aviation V K Singh. In a reply given to Rajya Sabha, the Minister said that the plane was approved for operations after Boeing modified the aircraft’s software as mandated in EASA’s airworthiness directive. “Out of 13 grounded Boeing 737 Max aircraft of Spice Jet, six aircraft... Read More

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