Aircraft

Is Japan trying to become the land of spaceports?

Currently, there are just two spaceports in Japan. But in a few years, there could be many more. AeroTime investigates....

Will Thai Airways regain its ground post-pandemic?

Thai Airways has secured a court’s approval for its business rehabilitation plan. But will it be able to execute i...

Air cargo: supply chain bottlenecks in Asia may break promising trends

While international passenger air travel levels in East Asia and Southeast Asia remain low, air cargo continues to incre...

China’s National Holiday air traffic numbers lower than 2020

Figures released by the Chinese aviation authority show that domestic passenger traffic during the National Holiday was...

‌Hong Kong’s Greater Bay Airlines obtains AOC, eyes start “soon”

Hong Kong start-up carrier Greater Bay Airlines receives its Air Operator’s Certificate, taking it a step closer t...

Captain Farah’s story: “I don't want the new generation to suffer”

Captain Farah Khan Pethe reveals how she has used the experience, skills and knowledge gained during her extensive aviat...

The pandemic rollercoaster: from cabin crew to COVID-19 nurse to pilot

A cabin crew member and a pilot, Silke Anckaert shares her challenging experiences during the pandemic.  ...

Student pilot Joanne launches sustainable soap business during pandemic

Student pilot Joanne Milne was forced to discontinue her training during Covid, but managed to use lockdown time wisely...

American Airlines Captain publishes poetry book to help pilots during Covid

Captain Linda Pauwels has released a haiku poetry collection dedicated to supporting pilots made redundant during the CO...

Pilot Elaine sets up candle business: aviation messages hidden on labels

The candle-making business has rescued US-based private pilot Elaine Standohar from an emotional rollercoaster amid the...

Top 10 failed fighter jets

Let's take a look at the ten of the most interesting and most promising fighter jets that failed for one or another...

Taiwanese jets scramble as Chinese aircraft enter Taiwan’s air defense zone

Two dozen Chinese military aircraft flew near Taiwan on Thursday in an apparent show of force.  ...

Italian plane comes under fire as it takes off from Kabul airport

 An Italian military transport plane came under fire as it flew out of Kabul airport....

The top 10 largest airports in the world in 2021

Here is the list of the top 10 largest airports in the world in 2021, in terms of their area size....

Japanese F-2 fighter jet loses canopy during interception

A Mitsubishi F-2 fighter of the Japan Air Self Defense Force lost its canopy as it was intercepting a foreign aircraft....

Argentina denies it has purchased JF-17 from Pakistan

Argentine Defense Ministry published a statement denying previous claims that the country has selected the JF-17 as its...

Fact check: is Argentina buying Pakistani-Chinese JF-17 Thunder fighter jets?

According to recent reports, Argentina settled on the Pakistani-Chinese JF-17 Thunder jet to renew its fighter fleet. Bu...