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Emirates receives its 190th Boeing 777, teases “blinged-out” jet
Civil Aviation
Emirates receives its 190th Boeing 777, teases “blinged-out” jet

Emirates announced it has taken delivery of the final Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on its order books, marking this th...

Southwest B737 skids off runway, nearly avoids slide onto highway
Civil Aviation
Southwest B737 skids off runway, nearly avoids slide onto highway

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, operating a domestic flight in California, narrowly avoided tragedy this Thursday,...

Small fish among big sharks: PrivatAir goes bust
Aviation Economics
Small fish among big sharks: PrivatAir goes bust

The insolvency of small Swiss airline PrivatAir might come as a shock for its multiple businesses, but its big clients m...

Exclusive with IATA: adapting VR and AR technology in training
Civil Aviation
Exclusive with IATA: adapting VR and AR technology in training

New technology encourages to rethink training processes and learning experience, especially when it comes to adaptation...

Flydubai B737 attempts take off without clearance at Sheremetyevo
Airports
Flydubai B737 attempts take off without clearance at Sheremetyevo

Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport makes the headlines again. In what could be called a severe misstep by flydubai&rsqu...

Frontier’s engine cover breaks loose during take-off
Civil Aviation
Frontier’s engine cover breaks loose during take-off

Passengers on a Frontier Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Florida early on November 30, 2018, had quite a scare when th...

Boeing is reportedly planning 737 MAX software upgrade
Civil Aviation
Boeing is reportedly planning 737 MAX software upgrade

Boeing is reportedly considering a software upgrade for its 737 MAX family following the deadly crash of Lion Air Flight...

BREAKING | Icelandair Group leaves Wow air to fend for itself
Aviation Economics
BREAKING | Icelandair Group leaves Wow air to fend for itself

Icelandair Group has walked away from its plan to take over home-based Wow air. In an unexpected announcement on Novembe...

Downed Lion Air B737 MAX 8 in “un-airworthy” condition: report
Civil Aviation
Downed Lion Air B737 MAX 8 in “un-airworthy” condition: report

The preliminary findings, based on the data retrieved from the flight data recorder, confirm that the jetliner experienc...

Southwest grounds 34 B737-700s after issue with maintenance docs
MRO
Southwest grounds 34 B737-700s after issue with maintenance docs

One of the largest U.S. carriers, Southwest Airlines, grounded 34 Boeing 737-700 aircraft on Thanksgiving eve...

Boeing 737 deployed to fight wildfires as world’s new “fireliner”
This is interesting!
Boeing 737 deployed to fight wildfires as world’s new “fireliner”

Boeing aircraft seem to be taking on new roles recently. From a “flying pad” of Virgin Orbit’s satelli...

Exclusive with LH Consulting: trends in long-haul low-cost market
Civil Aviation
Exclusive with LH Consulting: trends in long-haul low-cost market

During his participation at Air Convention 2018, Ashkat G. Torshin, Permanent representative for Russia & CIS a...

Virgin’s “Cosmic Girl” 747 carries rocket in 1st test flight
This is interesting!
Virgin’s “Cosmic Girl” 747 carries rocket in 1st test flight

Virgin Orbit, Sir Richard Branson's newest aerospace business, has taken a major step toward its plans to begin laun...

Airbus thinking of new narrow-body, re-engined A350?
Civil Aviation
Airbus thinking of new narrow-body, re-engined A350?

Airbus’ latest plans may involve a new narrow-body jet as well as an upgraded version of its latest family of wide...

Airline alliances: a gentlemen's club or smart business move?
Civil Aviation
Airline alliances: a gentlemen's club or smart business move?

Just days ago China Southern Airlines announced it will be leaving SkyTeam, a move preceded by Qatar Airways boss’...

Air Astana E190 issued ‘mayday’, pilots considered ‘ditching’ jet
Civil Aviation
Air Astana E190 issued ‘mayday’, pilots considered ‘ditching’ jet

An Air Astana Embraer ERJ-190LR jet, registered P4-KCJ, suffered instrument loss over Portugal on November 11, 2018, for...