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Retrospective: The beginning of the end of Airbus A340
Aviation History
Retrospective: The beginning of the end of Airbus A340

Airbus was competing with Boeing, McDonnell Douglas and Lockheed’s TriStar only in short and mid-hauls until 1993....

China Eastern Boeing 777 loses part of wing on take-off
Civil Aviation
China Eastern Boeing 777 loses part of wing on take-off

China Eastern Boeing 777-300, headed for Shanghai, experienced a “mechanical failure” shortly after take-off...

China moves forward with C919, aims at certification in 2021
Civil Aviation
China moves forward with C919, aims at certification in 2021

The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) declared that the fourth prototype of the state-developed C919 larg...

Norwegian Boeing 787 engine fragments rain down on cars, houses
Civil Aviation
Norwegian Boeing 787 engine fragments rain down on cars, houses

Updated on August 13, 2019. To include comment from the victim. Engine fragments of a Norwegian Boeing 787 fell fro...

Kochi Airport suspends operations after water level rise
Civil Aviation
Kochi Airport suspends operations after water level rise

Cochin International Airport in Kochi (India) became non-operational due to a rise in Periyar river and a canal adjacent...

Ryanair to close number of bases starting next year
Civil Aviation
Ryanair to close number of bases starting next year

  Ryanair will close a number of bases due to the late delivery of up to 30 Boeing MAX aircraft from next year. &nb...

Airbus reveals seabird-inspired AlbatrossOne[Video]
Civil Aviation
Airbus reveals seabird-inspired AlbatrossOne[Video]

Airbus built a new “semi-aeroelastic hinge” wing concept that could help reduce drag and counter the effects...

People evacuate off smoke filled British Airways flight
Civil Aviation
People evacuate off smoke filled British Airways flight

British Airways flight from Heathrow (London, UK) to Valencia (Spain) was forced to make an emergency landing after smok...

Turkish Airlines denies claims about Virgin Australia stake
Civil Aviation
Turkish Airlines denies claims about Virgin Australia stake

Turkish Airlines denies reports that it plans to acquire a 20% stake in Virgin Australia Holdings.  ...

Exploring the future of space with Charlie Camarda from NASA
Space
Exploring the future of space with Charlie Camarda from NASA

Charlie Camarda is an American engineer and  NASA astronaut who was part of the first mission into space after the...

Virgin Atlantic to phase out last A340s by end of 2019
Civil Aviation
Virgin Atlantic to phase out last A340s by end of 2019

Virgin Atlantic to phase out its last remaining Airbus A340-600s at the end of 2019 as it announces new order for 14 Air...

Airbus prepares for long journey to Jupiter
Space
Airbus prepares for long journey to Jupiter

Airbus Defence and Space declares completing the first step in the Jupiter mission....

American Airlines drops last Bolivia flights
Civil Aviation
American Airlines drops last Bolivia flights

American Airlines will end Miami to Santa Cruz (Bolivia) route at the end of November 2019.  ...

Mule makes an exploratory journey to Ben Gurion Airport [Video]
AeroTime Extra
Mule makes an exploratory journey to Ben Gurion Airport [Video]

A mule surprises security and passengers by walking into Tel Aviv Ben Gurion airport in Israel....

North Korean Air Koryo to launch Macau flights in August
Civil Aviation
North Korean Air Koryo to launch Macau flights in August

North Korean national carrier Air Koryo begins direct flights from Pyongyang to Macau in August.  ...

Egypt Air’s new 787 Dreamliner makes greener journey home
Civil Aviation
Egypt Air’s new 787 Dreamliner makes greener journey home

EgyptAir received a brand new Boeing 787 on July 24, 2019. The new Dreamliner took from  Seattle to Cairo, making t...