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LC Peru Q400 performs emergency landing after nose gear failure
Civil Aviation
LC Peru Q400 performs emergency landing after nose gear failure

A Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 of the company LC Peru operating a domestic flight between Lima and Ayacucho in Peru on August 19, 2018, had to undergo an emergency landing after its nose landing gear failed to extend. The aircraft, a 19-year-old Q400 registered N404AV was operating fl...

Civil Aviation
Ben Smith named CEO of Air France-KLM despite union objection

Benjamin Smith, currently second in command at Air Canada, was officially named CEO of Air France-KLM group by the board...

Civil Aviation
Xiamen Air jet badly damaged after runway excursion in Manila

A Boeing 737 of Chinese company Xiamen Air operating flight MF8667 skidded off the runway on the night of August 16, 201...

LC Peru Q400 performs emergency landing after nose gear failure
Civil Aviation
LC Peru Q400 performs emergency landing after nose gear failure

A Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 of the company LC Peru operating a domestic flight between Lima and Ayacucho in Peru on August...

IATA sees jet fuel price drop back, continue on modest decline
Finance
IATA sees jet fuel price drop back, continue on modest decline

Jet fuel fell back below $90 a barrel as oil prices eased slightly in July, but the upward trend remains in place, the I...

Gulf Air receives its first A320neo
Civil Aviation
Gulf Air receives its first A320neo

Gulf Air, the flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, took delivery of its first A320neo today. The aircraft, powered by...

Brazil could soon have Open Skies with several European countries
Civil Aviation
Brazil could soon have Open Skies with several European countries

The National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil reported that the first Open Skies negotiations with three European Un...

History Hour: The yet unchallenged speed record on Boeing 720
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History Hour: The yet unchallenged speed record on Boeing 720

On August 15, 1962, American Airlines’ Captain Eugene M. Kruse set a National Aeronautic Association Class C-...

Ben Smith named CEO of Air France-KLM despite union objection
Civil Aviation
Ben Smith named CEO of Air France-KLM despite union objection

Benjamin Smith, currently second in command at Air Canada, was officially named CEO of Air France-KLM group by the board...

Evacuations and lockdowns: how Germany’s top hubs handle breaches
Airports
Evacuations and lockdowns: how Germany’s top hubs handle breaches

When it comes to airport security in Germany, there are no risks taken and no precautions spared, even if it affects hun...

Xiamen Air jet badly damaged after runway excursion in Manila
Civil Aviation
Xiamen Air jet badly damaged after runway excursion in Manila

A Boeing 737 of Chinese company Xiamen Air operating flight MF8667 skidded off the runway on the night of August 16, 201...

Civil Aviation
Spate of bomb threats grounds nine passenger planes in S. America

Nine planes were forced to make emergency changes to their flights within Chilean, Argentine and Peruvian airspace on Au...

Civil Aviation
South African Express to resume operations before merger

Three months after its air operator certificate (AOC) and aircraft maintenance organization (AMO) got suspended by the S...

Civil Aviation
First ACJ320neo assembled

The first ACJ320neo has been assembled on programme, fitted with CFM International LEAP-1A engines and painted in ACJ ho...

MRO
IATA maintains complaint against Honeywell

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has not yet reached any agreement with Honeywell, similar to the one...

Ethiopian Airlines raises the bar for African, Gulf competitors
Airlines Performance
Ethiopian Airlines raises the bar for African, Gulf competitors

Ethiopian Airlines announced on August 9, 2018, it has registered record success in the 2017/2018 fiscal year that ended...

Defense
USAF awards second hypersonic weapon contract to Lockheed Martin

Shortly after the maiden flight of China’s own hypersonic aircraft, Xingkong-2, the United States Air Force awarde...

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Opinion: no deal on post-Brexit aviation is worse than a bad deal

Recent flight disruptions may be a harbinger of things to come if Brexit negotiators do not afford some level of pr...