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Clément Charpentreau
US Navy shoots down Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz
Defense
US Navy shoots down Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz

While it was about to transit through the Strait of Hormuz, the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer shot down an approaching Iranian drone. U.S. President Donald Trump announced that “[USS] Boxer took defensive action against an Iranian drone, which had closed into a very, ve...

Živilė Zalagėnaitė
Aviation Economics
Boeing to take $5B hit due to 737 MAX groundings

The 737 MAX grounding crisis will cost Boeing $5.6 billion in revenue, to be recognized in the financial results of the...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
US excludes Turkey from F-35 program, Russia sends counter-offer

After years of negotiations, the U.S. authorities finally began the process of excluding Turkey from the F-35 program du...

Clément Charpentreau
US Navy shoots down Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz
Defense
US Navy shoots down Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz

While it was about to transit through the Strait of Hormuz, the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer shot down an appr...

Živilė Zalagėnaitė
Boeing to take $5B hit due to 737 MAX groundings
Aviation Economics
Boeing to take $5B hit due to 737 MAX groundings

The 737 MAX grounding crisis will cost Boeing $5.6 billion in revenue, to be recognized in the financial results of the...

AeroTime Team
Customers’ complaints point to questionable VD Gulf practices
MRO
Customers’ complaints point to questionable VD Gulf practices

VD Gulf is MRO service provider located in Sharjah, the UAE. The company claims to be “the biggest Middle East MRO...

Rūta Burbaitė
EASA alerts Airbus A321neo operators over ‘excessive pitch’ issue
Civil Aviation
EASA alerts Airbus A321neo operators over ‘excessive pitch’ issue

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has alerted operators of the Airbus A321neo of a potential “exces...

Clément Charpentreau
US excludes Turkey from F-35 program, Russia sends counter-offer
Defense
US excludes Turkey from F-35 program, Russia sends counter-offer

After years of negotiations, the U.S. authorities finally began the process of excluding Turkey from the F-35 program du...

AeroTime Team
Boeing allocates first batch of funds for 737 MAX crash families
Civil Aviation
Boeing allocates first batch of funds for 737 MAX crash families

Boeing is to allocate half of the previously announced $100 million fund for “near term assistance” of famil...

AeroTime Team
ET 302 crash victims’ families speak before US Congress
Civil Aviation
ET 302 crash victims’ families speak before US Congress

Family members of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 victims have spoken at a U.S. Congressional hearing on July 17, 2019....

Rūta Burbaitė
‘We Are Back’: defunct WOW air breathes life into new LCC
Civil Aviation
‘We Are Back’: defunct WOW air breathes life into new LCC

WOW air, the Icelandic ultra-low-cost-carrier, which ceased operations in March 2019, may soon be ‘coming back&rsq...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
USAF launches construction of first permanent F-35 base in Europe

Representatives of the United States Air Force and of the British Ministry of Defence met in RAF Lakenheath, east o...

Rytis Beresnevicius
Civil Aviation
Lufthansa CEO blasts Ryanair and easyJet for cheap ticket prices

Lufthansa CEO, whose airline group is facing a lot of pressure from low-cost carriers, has laid out very harsh criticism...

Paulius Jakutavičius
MRO
FL Technics implementing next generation mechanics training using

FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul service, which is part of Avia So...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
Portugal, first export customer for Embraer KC-390 airlifter

Portugal decided to acquire five Embraer KC-390 transport aircraft and thus to become the first international customer f...

UK’s first P-8A Poseidon makes maiden flight
AeroTime Team
Defense
UK’s first P-8A Poseidon makes maiden flight

The first of nine Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft due to join the United Kingdom Royal Air Force (RAF)’s fleet, made...

Merve Kara
Civil Aviation
Austrian Airlines to seek government support for domestic routes

Austrian Airlines considers applying for the local government’s assistance or the European Commission’s Publ...

Rūta Burbaitė
Civil Aviation
Aeroflot to add Airbus A320neos, remains firm on Boeing 737 MAX

Russia’s national carrier, Aeroflot, is to expand its Airbus fleet with plans to introduce nine A320neo Family jet...