Category Archives: World News

Lufthansa cancels 1,300 flights due to staff strike

Lufthansa Airlines, Germany, will cancel about 1,300 flights due to a strike by its pilots and cabin crew. It is expected that this will affect 180 thousand passengers. The strike will last two days – November 7 and 8.

Flights from Russia to Kazakhstan to become cheaper, as new low-cost airline arrives in the market

Flights from Russia to Kazakhstan will become cheaper by about 10-15% in December 2019.

Bombardier awaiting strong fourth quarter

In the Q3 2019, the Canadian Bombardier Business Aircraft, a subsidiary of the Bombardier’s Business Aircraft Manufacturing Division, handed over 31 business jets to its customers, which is the same as last year. However, the company was able to increase revenue by 4% to $ 1.558 billion, thanks to the supply of two Global 7500 and the first Global 6500.

Three US airlines plan demonstration flights of MAX planes to improve their image

Three U.S. airlines, namely Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines are developing a demonstration plan for the upgraded Boeing 737 MAX separately from Boeing and the United States’ Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) before the official resumption of operation of these aircraft, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

Check before your flight! What perfume was forbidden to carry in hand luggage?

Victor & Rolf’s Spicebomb fragrance is not allowed to be transported across the customs border in hand luggage due to a grenade-shaped bottle, the staff of the London City Airport told Express.

Helicopter crashes at sea in South Korea, seven people are missing

Seven South Koreans were still unaccounted for Friday morning, hours after a chopper carrying them crashed into waters near the Dokdo islets in the East Sea, according to local fire authorities.

EASA flight test experts completed third session of МС-21-300 certification flights

Flight test experts of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) completed the third flight session of МС-21-300 certification program.

Australia’s largest airline to check all BOEING 737 of its fleet for defects

Qantas, the largest Australian airline, will conduct a comprehensive inspection of Boeing 737 aircraft in its fleet after detecting fuselage defects on its two aircraft, ABC Broadcasting Company announced on Thursday.

GlobalAir.com watches revival of secondary market

GlobalAir.com, an aviation information online resource and BuyPlane application developer, said at the NBAA-BACE 2019 that the cost of used aircraft hosted on the site increased to US $ 6.5 billion in the Q3 2019 or by about 17% higher than a year ago.

Airbus net profit increased 1.5 times in January – September 2019

The Airbus Group’s net profit in January – September 2019 increased by 1.5 times, as compared to the same period last year, and amounted to EUR 2.186 billion, Prime reported with reference to the company’s financial statements.