Category Archives: World News

Airbus creates contract exchange to protect against changes in air ticket prices

The European aircraft manufacturing concern named Airbus launches its first derivatives market, which will allow airlines to hedge their risks in connection with extremely volatile air ticket prices, Interfax reported.

Boeing confirms new 737 MAX software issues

The Boeing Corporation has confirmed new problems in the software of the 737 MAX airliner, Trend reports citing RIA Novosti.

US Department of Transportation experts did not find errors in Boeing 737 MAX certification process

A team of experts from the US Department of Transportation confirmed that the aircraft of the U.S.  aircraft concern Boeing 737 MAX did not need additional security checks by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) at the certification stage. The expert report was posted on Thursday at the US Department of Transportation website, Trend reports citing TASS.

ICAO: Airlines should conduct regular risk assessments as part of their air route network

In light of inaccuracies now circulating regarding the role of ICAO in the closure or restricting of global airspace, the agency wished to clarify that under the Convention on International Civil Aviation it is ICAO Member States which are responsible for the proper coordination and publication of activities hazardous to civilian aviation arising in their territories.

Boeing delivery of commercial jets lowest in more than 10 years

Top U.S. aircraft manufacturer Boeing Company said Tuesday it delivered a total of 380 commercial airplanes in 2019, its lowest number since 2008, Xinhua reports.

ICAO experts to take part in investigating air crash of Ukrainian liner in Iran

Experts from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will take part in the investigation into the collapse of the Ukrainian Boeing near Tehran, Iran, TASS informed on Tuesday referring to an official representative of the organization, Anthony Philbin, Chief, Communications.

Ryanair says could start getting Boeing 737 MAX by April

Ryanair could receive its first deliveries of up to 10 grounded 737 MAX aircraft from Boeing by April, Chief Marketing Officer Kenny Jacobs said on Tuesday, but cautioned the timing was dependent on regulators, Trend with reference to Reuters reports.

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX flight cancellations into June

American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) will extend cancellations of Boeing Co (BA.N) 737 MAX flights through June 3 as the grounding threatens to impact a second busy U.S. summer travel season, Trend reports citing Reuters.

International Airlines Group to replace its CEO in spring

The CEO of the International Airlines Group (IAG), Willie Walsh, will resign from his post in spring, and will be replaced by Iberia CEO Louis Gallego, Prime reported with reference to IAG data.

Stewardess tells how to recognize emergency on board

Often, during a flight, passengers are not informed about difficult situations. One of the stewardessees told how to understand that something went wrong, Trend reports with reference to RIA Novosti.