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Russian plane shot down by Syrian missile, Moscow blames Israel
Defense
Russian plane shot down by Syrian missile, Moscow blames Israel

After initially blaming France and Israel for the disappearance of a Russian Ilyushin Il-20 surveillance plane, Moscow eventually admitted that it was shot down by a Syrian defense system. But Russia still blames Israel for their airstrikes that led to “a dangerous situatio...

Gediminas Žiemelis
Civil Aviation
At least 5 medium-size EU airlines to go bankrupt in 2018-2019

Europe conversely, has a vibrant variety in the airline industry with some countries boasting more than one prominent ai...

Rūta Burbaitė
Civil Aviation
Delta en route to take the first A220 delivery in U.S.

Delta Air Lines is en route be the first U.S. airline to take delivery of the Airbus A220, and its first A220 narrow-bod...

AeroTime Team
Stefano Bortoli appointed CEO of ATR
Promotions & appointments
Stefano Bortoli appointed CEO of ATR

ATR, with the unanimous support of its shareholders Airbus and Leonardo, has appointed Stefano Bortoli, currently Presid...

AeroTime Team
Small Planet Airlines to restructure its German business
Civil Aviation
Small Planet Airlines to restructure its German business

Small Planet Airlines Germany, a part of Small Planet Group, has commenced a restructuring process. The German Civil Avi...

Rūta Burbaitė
Qatar Airways reveals heavy cost of embargo but sheds no tears
Airlines Performance
Qatar Airways reveals heavy cost of embargo but sheds no tears

Qatar Airways' latest manifest of defiance – revealing the large cost of the blockade on its annual earni...

AeroTime Team
Ryanair reaches agreement with Italian unions
Civil Aviation
Ryanair reaches agreement with Italian unions

Ryanair confirmed that it met in Rome on September 13, 2018, with the 3 main Italian cabin crew unions FIT CISL, ANPAC,...

AeroTime Team
Norwegian signs engine services contract with Lufthansa Technik
MRO
Norwegian signs engine services contract with Lufthansa Technik

The Norwegian Air Shuttle Group and Lufthansa Technik have signed a contract extending an existing Total Engine Support...

AeroTime Team
Oneworld appoints Qantas’ Alan Joyce as Governing Board Chairman
Promotions & appointments
Oneworld appoints Qantas’ Alan Joyce as Governing Board Chairman

The Governing Board of the oneworld global airline alliance has nominated Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce on September...

Živilė Zalagėnaitė
Cathay Pacific says goodbye to the first Triple Seven
Civil Aviation
Cathay Pacific says goodbye to the first Triple Seven

Cathay Pacific is donating a first Boeing 777-200  to an aerospace museum....

Clément Charpentreau
Russian plane shot down by Syrian missile, Moscow blames Israel
Defense
Russian plane shot down by Syrian missile, Moscow blames Israel

After initially blaming France and Israel for the disappearance of a Russian Ilyushin Il-20 surveillance plane, Moscow e...

AeroTime Team
Civil Aviation
Moscow claims MH17 missile came from Ukraine. Kiev denies

The Russian military has made a new claim about the downing of a passenger jet over the war zone in eastern Ukraine in 2...

Gediminas Žiemelis
Civil Aviation
At least 5 medium-size EU airlines to go bankrupt in 2018-2019

Europe conversely, has a vibrant variety in the airline industry with some countries boasting more than one prominent ai...

AeroTime Team
Defense
Russian military Il-20 vanishes from radar near Syrian cost

A Russian military surveillance plane with 14 crew members has disappeared from radar over the eastern Mediterranean Sea...

Rūta Burbaitė
Civil Aviation
UPDATE: SIA’s drunk pilot, lying crew and disgruntled passengers

UPDATED: Singapore Airlines (SIA) flight between Melbourne, in southeastern Australia, and New Zealand’s capital,...

Dassault Aviation and Safran settles Silvercrest engine dispute
AeroTime Team
Civil Aviation
Dassault Aviation and Safran settles Silvercrest engine dispute

Dassault Aviation signed with Safran an amicable settlement on September 6, 2018, putting an end to their dispute concer...

AeroTime Team
Civil Aviation
ANA’s first A380 performs maiden flight

The first A380, which will join the fleet of All Nippon Airways (ANA) in 2019, completed a maiden flight on September 17...

AeroTime Team
Civil Aviation
United Airlines pledged to reduce own emissions by half by 2050

United Airlines became the first U.S. airline to publicly commit to reducing its own greenhouse gas emissions by 50 perc...