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First Commercial Flight from Abu Dhabi Lands in Jerusalem

October 19, 2020 @ 12:54 PM

The first commercial flight from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) arrived in Israel on Monday following a normalization deal inked last month between the two countries. The Etihad Airways plane carrying 58 passengers, including business people, tourism professionals and journalists, landed at Tel Avivs Ben Gurion Airport

IAI Delivers First Converted B737-700 Cargo Aircraft to Tianjin Cargo Airlines in...

October 1, 2020 @ 08:27 AM

IAI's Aviation Group has delivered the first Passenger-to-Cargo converted Boeing 737-700 to Chines airline - Tianjin Cargo Airlines, which will become the first operator of this type of aircraft in China. The conversion work was carried out at the Tianjin MRO site, under a partnership agreement with IAI and Haite Group...

China Eastern Airlines to Equip Boeing 737 Fleet with Thales DO-260B-Compliant Transponders

September 25, 2020 @ 08:27 AM

China Eastern Airlines have chosen Thales/ACSS to equip their B737 fleet with the NXT-800 DO-260B-compliant transponders to meet the CAACs (Civil Aviation Administration of China) ADS-B Out mandate. This is the first inter-mix configuration retrofit with the Boeing Service Bulletin for DO-260B mandate in China,

Qatar Airways Pays Out $1.2 Billion to Customers in COVID- related Cancellations

August 19, 2020 @ 11:05 AM

Qatar Airways pays out over $1.2 Billion to customers since March in the wake of COVID-related cancellations by passengers and flight suspensions by the airline

Vietnam Suspends 27 Pakistani Pilots Working in its Airlines

June 29, 2020 @ 05:00 AM

Vietnam has suspended 27 Pakistani pilots working at local airlines after 262 of 860 civilian commercial pilots in Pakistan were found to have fake licenses. “All of the pilots are of Pakistani nationality and licensed in the country

First Flight of All-Electric Cessna 208B Grand Caravan Plane

May 29, 2020 @ 10:28 AM

MagniX has conducted the first flight test of the 750-horsepower magni500 all-electric propulsion system on a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan plane in Moses Lake, Washington on May 28. "Following in the footsteps of the worlds first flight of the all-electric commercial aircraft – the eBeaver with Harbour Air – the eCaravan will showcase one of the worlds most-used Middle-Mile aircraft going all electric," the company said in a release

Boeing Restarts 737 MAX Production

May 28, 2020 @ 07:49 AM

Boeing said Wednesday it resumed low-rate production of the 737 MAX at the companys Renton, Washington factory. “Weve been on a continuous journey to evolve our production system and make it even stronger,” said Walt Odisho, vice president and general manager of the 737 program

Credit Card Details of 2,208 easyJet Customers Stolen

May 20, 2020 @ 08:13 AM

British airlines EasyJet has admitted credit card details of 2,208 customers had been stolen by hackers who have also managed to access email addresses and travel details of approximately 9 million people. “We are informing our customers that EasyJet has been the target of an attack from a highly sophisticated source

GKN Aerospace to Provide Wing, Empennage, Wiring to 'Alice' Electric Aircraft

May 19, 2020 @ 12:35 PM

GKN Aerospace has won a contract to provide lightweight wings, empennage and electrical wiring interconnection systems (EWIS) for ‘Alice all-electric aircraft. “The collaboration agreement covers the design and manufacture of wings, empennage and electrical wiring interconnection systems (EWIS) for Alice, the ground-breaking regional electric aircraft recently launched by Eviation,” GKN Aerospace said in a release on Monday

Rostec-Owned Airline to Buy 76 SSJ-100, 21 MC-21 Airliners by 2024

May 19, 2020 @ 09:51 AM

In a bold attempt to rescue Russia's civil aircraft manufacturers, Red Wings, owned by Rostec will buy up to 60 Sukhoi Super Jet (SSJ) 100 and 16 MC-21 airliners by 2024. “By 2024, Red Wings is required to purchase up to 60 SSJ100s and 16 MC-21s

Israel Aerospace to test TaxiBot Semi-Robotic Vehicle in Amsterdam, Bangalore Airports

May 14, 2020 @ 07:09 AM

Schiphol airport in Amsterdam and Bangalore airport in India could deploy TaxiBot pilot-controlled semi-robotic vehicle post COVID-19 crisis, with developer Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) having begun testing at the dromes. “IAI with its partners TLD and SAS is expanding its TaxiBot operation and deployment to additional airports: Schiphol in Amsterdam and Bangalore Airport in India,” the company said in a release Wednesday

Embraer’s Jet Deliveries Down by a Third after Fallout with Boeing

May 12, 2020 @ 02:00 PM

Embraer delivered 14 jets in the first quarter of the year, down from 22 planes delivered during the same period in 2019, partly due to Boeings scrapping of a strategic partnership with the company in April. “Embraer seasonally has fewer deliveries during the first quarter of the year, and in 2020 in particular, the commercial aircraft deliveries in the first quarter were also negatively impacted by the conclusion of the separation of Embraer's Commercial Aviation unit in January,” the company said Tuesday

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