Category Archives: World News

Qatar Airways – the first one worldwide, which equipped its aircraft passenger cabins with double beds

Qatar Airways was the first one worldwide, which has equipped  its business class seats with armchairs folding into a double bed. Video on this news is published on the YouTube channel’s The Latest News, Lenta.ru writes.

Turkish Airlines intends to order 40 Dreamliner aircraft from Boeing for US $ 10.8 billion

Turkish Airlines has signed a preliminary agreement with the U. S. Boeing Company for the purchase of 40 wide-body Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner passenger aircraft. According to the Sabah Newspaper, the contract is estimated at US $ 10.8 billion, TASS, Russia, reported.

Gulfstream starts assembling its final G450 plane

The final Gulfstream G450 left the assembly workshop of the plant in Savannah and is currently equipped with an interior at the company’s technical center in Appleton, Wisconsin, in preparation for the delivery to an unnamed customer early next year.

Chinese market can save A-380 programme

Chinese airlines could need between 60 and 100 of Airbus SE’s A380 jets over the next five or so years as passenger traffic grows, the plane maker’s China head said on Tuesday, amid rising questions over future demand for the super jumbo.

Scientists tell that dream onboard plane can be dangerous

Passengers who sleep during takeoff and landing of an aircraft risk irreparable damage to their hearing. This information was reported by the Independent with reference to the study conducted by the Harvard Medical School, according to RIA Novosti News Agency, Russia.

Airbus launches new A330 Completion and Delivery Centre in Chinese Tianjin

Airbus has inaugurated its A330 Completion and Delivery Centre (C&DC) in Tianjin, China, taking additional steps in the expansion of its global footprint and strategic partnership with China. At the same time, the first A330 to be delivered from the C&DC was handed over to Tianjin Airlines.

NordStar Airlines successfully passes IOSA

NordStar Airlines, Russia, has successfully passed an audit of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on compliance with the IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) international flight safety standards, the Air Company’s Press Service reported.

SITA: airline and airport CIOs embrace artificial intelligence

Airlines and airports are embracing new technologies and turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to support their customer service. Over the next three years 52% of airlines plan major AI programs or R&D and 45% of airports will invest in R&D in the next five years, according to the SITA 2017 Air Transport IT Trends Insights.

Atlas Air Service, Germany, helps replacing previously operated Citation Mustang aircraft with Phenom 100EV

As it became known to BizavNews, Atlas Air Service, an authorized sales representative of Embraer Executive Jets in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, carried out another delivery of an entry-level business jet Phenom 100EV. This is the first plane, designed for the Austrian operator Mustang Charter GmbH. The new aircraft will be a direct replacement for the previously operated Citation Mustang aircraft, the aircraft was solemnly handed over to an Austrian company at the Embraer plant in Melbourne, United States. Atlas Air Service fully accompanied the transaction from the signing of the contract to the acceptance of the aircraft.

The first female air traffic controllers to appear in Saudi Arabia

Women in Saudi Arabia will be able to occupy the positions of air traffic controllers, RIA Novosti, Russia, reported citing Arabian Business.