Category Archives: World News

Gulf Air to bring Chelsea and Arsenal fans to Baku by special flight

In order to facilitate the travel of Chelsea and Arsenal fans to Baku, Azerbaijan, the Bahrain’s national air carrier, Gulf Air upgraded its aircraft, which will have to fly to Heydar Aliyev International Airport on May 29, 2019, Trend reports quoting Gulf Air.

GAMA publishes its supply report

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has published the results of the industry in the Q1 2019. According to the GAMA’s report, during the first three months of this year, an increase was recorded in all segments of the aircraft, but there was a decrease in the supply of helicopters, as compared to the Q1 2018.

The exact date for returning BOEING 737 to service has not yet been determined

Daniel Elwell, Acting CEO, United States’ Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) stated that he does not have an exact date for the return of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to service after the refusal of airlines around the world to use them in their transportation.

Media: XIAMEN AIRLINES demands compensation from BOEING for idling its Boeing-737 MAX aircraft

Xiamen Airlines, China, has demanded compensation from The Boeing Company for idling its Boeing-737 MAX aircraft, the Renmin Wan reported on Thursday.

Airbus announces major performance improvement to its latest single-aisle aircraft – the A220 Family

Airbus announced that the A220 Family aircraft, the newest addition to its single-aisle portfolio, will now be offering increased range starting from H2 2020.

China, EU sign milestone agreements on civil aviation cooperation

China and the European Commission on Monday signed two milestone agreements on civil aviation, marking an important step to implement the consensuses reached by leaders from both sides during the China-EU Summit held last month.

China’s commercial traffic fleet owns over 3,600 aircraft

There is a permanent rapid growth of the China’s civil aviation sector with its commercial fleet of aircraft, which has already reached 3,639 aircraft by the end of 2018, according to the statement made by the Civil Aviation Authority of China, Xinhua reported.

Airbus celebrates delivery of its 12,000th aircraft

Airbus delivered the anniversary 12,000th aircraft in the entire history of the company. This was the narrow-body A220-100, assembled at the A220 final assembly plant in Mirabel, Canada (just north of Montreal), for Delta Air Lines.

Flying taxi named Lilium Jet makes its maiden flight

The German startup named Lilium involved in the creation of a flying taxi, reported on the first tests of a five-seater aircraft named Lilium Jet, which runs on an electric motor, The Verge writes.

Boeing says it has corrected simulator software of 737 MAX jets

Boeing Co has made corrections to simulator software that mimics the flying experience of its 737 MAX jets, which were involved in two fatal crashes, and the company has provided additional information to device operators, a spokesman said on Friday, reports Trend citing to Reuters