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Rytis Beresnevicius
Air Force One: how Boeing 747 became the VC-25A
Aviation History
Air Force One: how Boeing 747 became the VC-25A

Just recently, the United States Air Force chose between two viable contestants to replace the VC-25A – surprisingly, the Airbus A380 and the home favorite, Boeing 747-8. Ultimately, and probably to nobody’s huge surprise, the Air Force chose the 747 – on Januar...

Rūta Burbaitė
Civil Aviation
Airbus clarifies A320neo, A321neo issues flagged by EASA

Within less than a month, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued two airworthiness directives addre...

Rytis Beresnevicius
Aviation Economics
On thin ice: Cathay Pacific grows in July but remains skeptical

Amidst management changes and protests, Cathay Pacific demonstrated growth in the month of July. However, the Hong Konge...

Helisota
Disassemble your Mi helicopter to 500K pieces in 30 days
MRO
Disassemble your Mi helicopter to 500K pieces in 30 days

Every helicopter operator may eventually come to a point where their aircraft just can‘t get off the helipad. In such ca...

Rytis Beresnevicius
Air Force One: how Boeing 747 became the VC-25A
Aviation History
Air Force One: how Boeing 747 became the VC-25A

Ever since the 1960s, Boeing jets were the dedicated aircraft for the United States president, carrying the Air Force On...

Rūta Burbaitė
Cracks in salvaged A380 engine part to prompt safety checks?
Civil Aviation
Cracks in salvaged A380 engine part to prompt safety checks?

Investigation into a mid-air engine explosion on an Air France Airbus A380 in 2017 has reportedly brought to light some...

AeroTime Team
Qantas to launch Project Sunrise research flights
Civil Aviation
Qantas to launch Project Sunrise research flights

Qantas Airways is launching three ultra-long-haul research flights, as part of the “Project Sunrise”. Around...

AeroTime Team
Air New Zealand awaits Rolls Royce Trent 1000 engine return soon
Civil Aviation
Air New Zealand awaits Rolls Royce Trent 1000 engine return soon

Air New Zealand is awaiting its last remaining out-of-service Rolls-Royce engines to return to operation in the upcoming...

AeroTime Team
Qantas to pick BoeingAirbus aircraft for Project Sunrise by 2019
Civil Aviation
Qantas to pick BoeingAirbus aircraft for Project Sunrise by 2019

Qantas Airways is to make the final decision on which aircraft to choose for its Project Sunrise by the end of December...

Rūta Burbaitė
Airbus clarifies A320neo, A321neo issues flagged by EASA
Civil Aviation
Airbus clarifies A320neo, A321neo issues flagged by EASA

Within less than a month, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued two airworthiness directives addre...

AeroTime Team
Boeing already hiring technicians ahead 737 MAX un-grounding
Civil Aviation
Boeing already hiring technicians ahead 737 MAX un-grounding

Boeing’s new job listing for technicians in Seattle, U.S., where some of the grounded 737 MAX are kept, sends a po...

Rytis Beresnevicius
Aviation Economics
On thin ice: Cathay Pacific grows in July but remains skeptical

Amidst management changes and protests, Cathay Pacific demonstrated growth in the month of July. However, the Hong Konge...

Rytis Beresnevicius
Aviation History
Doing the Sully before it was cool – Aeroflot river ditch in 1963

On August 21, 1963, the Miracle on the Neva happened - preceding the Miracle on the Hudson by 46 years, an Aeroflot Tupo...

AeroTime Team
Civil Aviation
BEA calls for witnesses into Swiss A220 engine loss incident

The French authority is calling for public help to find and identify Pratt & Whitney PW1524 engine parts that disint...

AeroTime Team
MRO
FAA warns operators to handle AoA sensors “properly”

The United States Federal Aviation Administration issues a reminder to operators to perform “proper” operati...

South Korea’s activist fund KCGI mulls Asiana Airlines takeover
Rūta Burbaitė
Civil Aviation
South Korea’s activist fund KCGI mulls Asiana Airlines takeover

South Korea’s two largest carriers with, lately, not so shiny of a reputation, may now be joining forces. Activist...

AeroTime Team
AeroTime Extra
VietJet delivers bikini airlines to India

Vietnamese low cost “bikini airline” is opening first direct routes to India. VietJet has announced the...

Rytis Beresnevicius
Aviation Explained
Aviation in the Baltics: Chartering the sky (Part II)

After exploring the situation with scheduled carriers within the three Baltic states, we take a look at charter airlines...