Daily Archives: 02.11.2018

The world’s first racing electric aircraft to be created in the U.K.

The University of Nottingham has partnered with Air Race E to develop the first electric race airplane. An integrated ‘plug and play’ electric motor, battery and power electronics system will be designed and retrofitted into an existing petrol-powered Air Race 1 plane in workshops at the University.

Airport in Russia’s Volgograd to resume its flights to Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Armenia

Three years later, flights to three neighbouring countries — Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Armenia — will be resumed from the Russia’s Volgograd International Airport, TASS reported with reference to the statement made by Sergey Dmitriev, CEO and Director General, Volgograd International Airport.

Five years of refueling: passengers of Tajik airlines are still suffering due to problems with jet fuel

Airplanes of Tajik airlines, when operating their flights, have forced to refuel at the airports of neighbouring countries for five years. Passengers suffer both financial and moral damage and no one compensates this for them.

Passengers did not get on their flight at Ashgabat International Airport because of the Turkmen President’s trip

Suddenly, check-in for flights departing to Frankfurt and Paris was unexpectedly interrupted at the airport in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan; as a result, some of the passengers were not able to get on the plane that departed before the schedule. This information was reported by a source from Azatlyk Radio, referring to the passengers of these flights.

Indonesia to improve flight safety

Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said he would raise flight safety standards for both low-cost and full-service airlines after the Lion Air crash, according to the Indonesian Tempo magazine.

Indonesian Transport Ministry to discuss Lion Air crash with Boeing

Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said he would meet with Boeing to talk about the Lion Air crash. The ill-fated plane was a Boeing 737 Max 8.