Category Archives: World News

Aruba Airlines launches the world’s shortest international flight

In less than 10 minutes, flyers can travel from Venezuela to Aruba aboard the newly launched route from Aruba Airlines.

Russia’s Sochi International Airport awards the most punctual and dynamically developing airlines of the 2017-2018 winter season

The Sochi International Airport, Russia, has summed up the results of working with its partners in the winter season in 2017-2018. Winning companies are defined in several nominations.

JETNET releases March and for the Q1 2018 pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, helicopter, and commercial airliner market information

JETNET LLC, the leading provider of aviation intelligence, has released March 2018 and first quarter 2018 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, helicopter, and commercial airliner markets.

United Aircraft Construction Corporation, Airbus, Russian Helicopters to showcase their new items of civil, combat, training and military transport aviation at KADEX-2018 in Kazakhstan

The United Aircraft Construction Corporation, Russia, will hold talks with its partners from Kazakhstan and other countries of the region at the KADEX-2018 exhibition in Astana, Kazakhstan, the UACC press-service reported.

Business aviation’s number of flights breaks records

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading independent provider of maintenance and financial services in business aviation, has issued the next Business Aviation Index report for the first quarter of 2018. According to the index, which tracks the use of approximately 2000 business aircraft around the world, the raid in the first quarter of 2018 was at the highest level compared to any first quarter since 2008.

Sky Atlas: heading for Geneva

Sky Atlas, a provider of business aviation services for organizational support of flights in Russia and the CIS, will participate in the EBACE 2018 Exhibition, which will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, in late May 2018.

Boeing 737 crashes on takeoff from Havana airport

There appear to be few survivors after a passenger jet carrying 113 people crashed shortly after takeoff. The flight from the capital, Havana, to the eastern city of Holguin went down near the airport.

Dubai Aerospace in talks to place huge order for 400 jets

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise, one of the world’s largest aircraft lessors, is in talks to buy 400 jetliners from Airbus and Boeing and is prepared to expand its fleet through acquisition if talks fall through, its chief executive told Reuters on Thursday.

The world’s cheapest airlines based in Asia

Four of the world’s five cheapest airlines are based in Asia, according to a Global Flight Pricing survey conducted by the Rome2Rio tourist search engine. The experts analyzed the tariffs for the flight to economy class of 200 air carriers from different countries and calculated the cost of one “air” kilometer.

System outage causes flight cancelations in Frankfurt

A technology failure at Frankfurt airport has caused the cancellation of dozens of flights at Germany’s busiest hub.