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Airbus Establishes Centre to Accelerate Development of Hydrogen-Propulsion Technologies

June 14, 2021 @ 01:54 PM

Airbus has created Zero-Emission Development Centres (ZEDC) at its sites in Bremen (Germany) and in Nantes (France) to achieve cryogenic tank manufacturing to support the successful future market launch of ZEROe and to accelerate the development of hydrogen-propulsion technologies. The design and integration of tank structures is crucial to the performance...

ASEAN, EU Conclude Talks for World’s First bloc-to-bloc Air Transport Pact

June 8, 2021 @ 12:12 PM

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU) concluded the world's first bloc-to-bloc air transport agreement recently. The parties concluded the negotiations on the

DENSO, Honeywell to Make Propulsion Systems for Electric Aircraft

May 25, 2021 @ 08:36 AM

DENSO said it signed a long-term agreement with Honeywell, establishing an alliance focused on electric propulsion units to meet new aerospace needs. The companies will develop and manufacture electric propulsion systems for aircraft, initially prioritizing the urban air mobility (UAM) segment with a focus on air taxis and delivery vehicles

Bomb Scare Message to Divert Ryanair Flight was Falsely Credited to Hamas

May 24, 2021 @ 08:07 PM

The message about a bomb planted on Ryanair flight FR4978 that was diverted to Minsk on May 23, Belarus was signed off by Palestinian group Hamas and sent to the email address of the Minsk National Airport. A Hamas spokesperson has a subsequently denied the allegation

Ryanair Flight Lands in Lithuania Amidst Clamor to Punish Belarus for Hijacking...

May 24, 2021 @ 06:26 AM

The Ryanair jet carrying scores of passengers finally landed at its original destination in Lithuania after Belarus earlier forced the plane transiting its airspace to land in order to arrest a journalist on board. The Boeing Co

Belarus Hijacks Lithuania-Bound Ryanair Plane to Minsk, Arrests Activist after Landing

May 23, 2021 @ 06:36 PM

The state of Belarus faked a bomb scare, hijacked a Ryanair aircraft flying from Athens to Vilnius to land in Minsk instead and arrested opposition activist Roman Protasevich, 26, who was one of the 122 passengers on board. The Boeing 737 aircraft was on a scheduled commercial flight from Athens, Greece to Vilnius, Lithuania and was overflying Belarusian territory when it was forced to divert by a MiG-29 escort after informing it of a bomb threat

Russian MoD Sues State-Owned Irkut Corp for 503.6 Million Rubles

May 17, 2021 @ 06:48 AM

The Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) has sued state-owned airplane manufacturer Irkut Corporation for 503.6 million rubles ($6

Japan to Develop Spaceships as Intercontinental Passenger Flights by 2040

May 17, 2021 @ 06:25 AM

Japan is gearing up to introduce intercontinental spaceship transportation by 2040 that would allow one to travel between the world's major cities in two hours or faster by utilizing rocket technology. The Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Japan predicts the market for spaceships departing from and arriving in Japan could reach roughly 5 trillion yen (about $46 billion) in 2040

Israel Aerospace to Establish Boeing 777 Conversion Facility in South Korea

May 4, 2021 @ 08:26 AM

Israel Aerospace Industries' (IAI) Aviation Group said today it signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA), with the Incheon International Airport and Sharp Technics, to establish a Passenger 2 Cargo (P2F) conversion site in South Korea. The facility will specialize in converting Boeing 777-ERSF ("Big Twin") from passenger to freighter

Japan Airlines to Switch to Alternative Fuels for all Domestic Flights from

April 17, 2021 @ 08:09 AM

Japan Airlines Co. (JAL) wants to replace jet fuel with alternative fuel for all domestic flights from 2040

Russian MC-21 Airliner Deliveries Postponed due to Sanctions

April 15, 2021 @ 01:09 PM

American sanctions and new rules for obtaining export licenses for foreign partners have pushed the deliveries of Russias Irkut MC-21 airliner by a couple of months. "The (U

Boeing Asks Customers to Ground 737 MAX Jets over Electrical Issues

April 9, 2021 @ 12:38 PM

The Albatross around Boeings neck, the 737 MAX airplane, has run into yet another problem. On Friday, Boeing urged 16 of its customers to address a “potential electrical issue in a specific group of 737 MAX airplanes prior to further operations

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