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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 troubling findings that might prompt the plane maker to declare urgent checks on some of its superjumbos. A report by Reuters indicates that France’s BEA...

AeroTime Team
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...

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...

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
On thin ice: Cathay Pacific grows in July but remains skeptical
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
Doing the Sully before it was cool – Aeroflot river ditch in 1963
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...

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...

Aviation in the Baltics: Chartering the sky (Part II)
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...

Gediminas Žiemelis
Aviation Economics
Boeing MAX 'situation' costs airlines $1B per month

In March 2019, aviation regulators and airlines around the world grounded the Boeing 737 MAX airliner after two brand ne...

Rūta Burbaitė
Civil Aviation
Airbus goes the distance, prepares to unveil A350-1000ULR

Airbus A350XWB family of jetliners have become the aircraft-of-choice for many airlines competing in the ultra-long-haul...