Daily Archives: 01.12.2015

Learjet 75 sets speed record

The Bombardier Learjet 75 set a world speed record flying round trip
between New York and Los Angeles, reaching a maximum speed of Mach
0.81.

Currently, the Learjet aircraft family has 111 world speed records in its
portfolio.
The 4,946-mi. flight was flown by Ed Hillis and Jeff Triphahn, members
of Bombardier’s flight operations demonstration team. The flight commemorated Clay
Lacy’s Learjet 23 record on the same route 50 years ago, breaking Lacy’s record
by 17 min.

The Learjet 23 was the first model of this family and it was commissioned
on October 13, 1964.

Source – http://www.bizavnews.ru/

Airbus creates MRO network for ACJ

On the
eve of NBAA 2015, Airbus announced the inaugural three
members of its newest maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO)
solution for the 170 plus ACJ owners worldwide, which
it has dubbed its Airbus Corporate Jet Service Centre Network. The initial trio
of service centers that will have dedicated ACJ turnkey
services include: Airbus Corporate Jet Centre (ACJC)
located in Toulouse, France;
Sepang Aircraft Engineering in Malaysia;
and Comlux America (Booth N5506) in IndianapolisInd.

ACJoperators already have access to a comprehensive support program and single
point customer support through the manufacturer’s corporate jet customer care
center (C4you) team. The Airbus C4you
program also encompasses training and customized maintenance programs, along
with technical advice, spare parts and an elaborate worldwide training network
for ACJ owners and operators.

This
helps us go a step further in caring for and responding to the particular needs
of the business aviation community worldwide,” said Benoit Defforge, managing
director, Airbus Corporate Jets (Booth 4533). The company plans to grow the MRO network in the coming months. The expanded network will
continue to be composed of companies that are either owned or controlled by
Airbus, as well as a few choice independent MROs that
meet or exceed ACJC standards. All of the ACJC MROs will have the ability to
perform line and heavy maintenance, cabin-refurbishing, and cabin and system
upgrades that conform to OEM specifications.

Source – http://www.ainonline.com/

Heavy fog delays nine flights in Almaty

Heavy fog caused disruption across Almaty with low visibility leading to
significant flight delays. Total nine flights have been delayed due to bad
weather conditions.

Thus,
there heavy fog caused delays of flights from Almaty international airport:
Kyzylorda, Atyrau, Uralsk, Shymkent, Aktau,
Kostanai, Delhi, and Istanbul.

There
were cancelled flights to Astana and Urumqi.
Bad weather caused returning of Almaty – Taraz flight. Low visibility cancelled
flights from Uralsk, Kyzylorda, and Urumqi.

Arrival
of flights from Astana (5), Aktobe, Shymkent, Dubai,
Bishkek, Nice, Moscow and Minsk was also delayed.

Heavy
fog blanketed Almaty city. Air temperature is +3°C.

Source – http://kazinform.kz/

Manas International Airport OJSC encourages its passengers to comply with certain requirements of aviation security

The Manas International Airport (MIA) has enhanced its aviation security
measures. In this regard, the MIA OJSC encourages its passengers to comply with
certain requirements, as follows:

  • You should pack your luggage yourself to
    make sure that your suitcase or a bag is a one piece (without cuts or
    cracks);
  • Liquids, aerosols, gels and creams should
    be shifted in your luggage. Carrying these things in any quantity in your hand
    luggage on board the aircraft is prohibited (except baby food and
    medicines required for life support);
  • In connection with repairs of the Bishkek –
    Manas Airport motor road, the airport asks
    its passengers to leave the city in advance;
  • Passengers should not accept luggage, things,
    objects, envelopes, parcels, etc. from anyone;
  • At the airport, you should not leave your belongings
    and baggage unattended;
  • You should arrive in the airport well in
    advance for passing control procedures for security purposes;

One also recommends to avoid a large number of seeing-off persons.

Please treat with understanding to the above limitations, as it is done
for the sake of overall security.

Source – http://www.24.kg/

 

Turkish low-cost air company to fly to Turkmenistan

In the near future,  Pegasus
Airlines, Turkey, will start
operating its flights on the Istanbul, TurkeyTurkmenbashi,
Turkmenistan
,
air route,  the Government of
Turkmenistan reported on Tuesday.

The report notes that the leadership of the civil aviation sector of Turkmenistan, negotiated with the Pegasus Airlines
to establish cooperation and open its representative office in Turkmenistan.

One also reported that, at present, the aircraft belonged to
Turkmenistan Airlines, the State National Service, in addition to its domestic
flights, also operates regular flights to dozens of cities around the world
including Moscow, London, Frankfurt, Birmingham, Bangkok, New Delhi, Dubai,
Minsk, Almaty, Istanbul, St. Petersburg and Paris.

In April 2015, an inter-state Air Communication Treaty between Turkmenistan and Luxembourg was initialed. Since June
2015, Cargolux Airlines International, the Europe’s
largest cargo airline, has begun operating its freight flights on the Luxemburg
– Turkmenbashi air route.

Source – http://www.trend.az/