Category Archives: World News

Moscow’s Domodedovo International Airport names the most punctual airlines in January 2018

The Moscow’s Domodedovo International Airport summed up the monthly punctuality contest among airlines-partners of this airport. In January 2018, the most accurate air carriers included S7 Airlines, Yamal, Izh Avia, UVT AERO, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, AZAL and Etihad Airways, the airport informed.

Air France postpones half of long-distance flights from Paris due to strike

The strike of Air France’s employees will affect at least half of the long-distance flights from Paris, France, they should not be expected within the next 24 hours, the report said on Wednesday, as it was published on the air carrier’s official website reports.

Russia’s Makhachkala Airport intends to launch flights to Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan and China

The management of Makhachkala International Airport, Dagestan, Russia, is negotiating with several air carriers to establish regular flights to Azerbaijan, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan. According to the press service of the airport, in particular, negotiations are underway to launch the Makhachkala –Tehran – Makhachkala air service, RIA Dagestan reports.

Bombardier deliveries slightly adjusted in 2017

BizavNews informs that Bombardier, the Canadian aircraft manufacturer, has transferred 140 business jets to its customers for Jan-Dec 2017. The deliveries were distributed as follows: 56 Challenger 350s, 45 Global 5000/6000s, 23 Challenger 650s, 14 Learjet 70/75s and two Challenger 850s. The number of delivered aircraft grew by five planes, as compared to the forecast made earlier this year. However, as compared to 2016, “sank” by 16.4% (in 2016, 62 Challenger 350s, 51 Globals, 26 Challenger 605/650s and 24 Learjets were delivered).

Airplane crash leaves 66 dead in Iran

Iran’s Aseman Airlines confirmed that its ATR 72-500 plane has crashed in southern Isfahan.

Airbus sums up 2017 results: the results exceeded the targets

Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) reported 2017   financial results and provided an outlook for 2018.  It overachieved on its 2017 guidance for all key performance indicators, driven by a strong underlying performance.

News Feed Experts decode possible cause behind An-148 jet crash

The crash of the passenger plane near Moscow could have been caused by the incorrect data on the flight’s speed as a result of the sensors icing up, the Interstate Aviation Committee said on Tuesday, after deciphering the flight data recorder, TASS reports.

Spooky flight to Hawaii: airplane engine with 363 passengers collapses in the air

An engine cowling on an United Airlines Boeing 777 on its way from San Francisco to Honolulu blew apart Tuesday while jet was approaching the Hawaii Islands, according to the airline and passengers aboard the flight.

Starling Jet – hybrid vertical take-off and landing business jet

The British startup Samad Aerospace is developing the world’s first hybrid business jet with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL). The business jet will accommodate 10 passengers and will be able to fly 2,400 km. The first flight tests of the hybrid will take place in 2024. The company is also working on reduced models of purely electric aircraft for private flights and cargo transportation.

An-148 air crash not far from Moscow: the main things about the tragedy, in which 71 people died

On February 11, the An-148 passenger airliner belonged to Russia’s Saratov Airlines, took off to fly en route Moscow – Orsk and crashed. The plane departed from the Moscow’s Domodedovo International Airport at 02:24 pm local time, and after a few minutes it stopped contacting and disappeared from the radar. “Novaya Gazeta” newspaper provided with the following details of what happened.