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Rytis Beresnevicius

Emirates operates first commercial A380 flights in four months

After a much-anticipated return, Emirates' Airbus A380 are back in the sky serving commercial routes. Two Super Jumbos departed Dubai and headed towards London and Paris....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Complete Airbus A321XLR customers list: who ordered the aircraft?

The aircraft that was at the forefront of attention at the Paris Air Show 2019, amassed quite a few customers' orders throughout the year. But who are the airlines that signed up for it?...


Valius Venckūnas

Emirates lays off tenth of its workforce, more to follow

Following months of speculation, Emirates has finally disclosed the number of employees that are being laid off due the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Gulf carrier said that out of 60000 company’s workers, 10% lost their jobs between the start of the pandemic in one of industry’s biggest series of cuts yet....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Alaska Airlines Flight 422 diverted by unruly passenger

An unruly passenger who shouted threats on board an Alaska Airlines flight 422 forced the aircraft to return back to Seattle....


Clement Charpentreau

Sketching the 6th generation fighter jet

While countries are still developing the 5th-generation fighter jets, the most advanced so far, manufacturers around the world are already outlining the future of combat aircraft. Let's take a look at the most promising ones to try and decipher what could be the 6th generation fighter jets....


AeroTime Team

Airbus records no orders 2nd month, deliveries rise in June 2020

Airbus registered no new orders for the second month in a row, while the number of deliveries slightly rose to 36 aircraft, including four widebodies, in June 2020. ...


Clement Charpentreau

Avolon cancels another 27 Boeing 737 MAX

After the cancellation of 75 Boeing 737 MAX orders in April 2020, the Irish-based lessor Avolon reduced its orderbook by another 27 of the jets on July 7, 2020, to consolidate its capital amidst the coronavirus crisis. The 27 aircraft were expected to be delivered between 2020 and 2022....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Air Force One: how Boeing 747 became the VC-25A

Ever since the 1960s, Boeing jets were the dedicated aircraft for the United States president, carrying the Air Force One designation. But as it came time to replace the presidential Boeing 707, Boeing almost lost the race:...


Clement Charpentreau

Airbus seeks government compromises to save jobs

Airbus unveiled its plan to cut 15,000 jobs among its workforce, including 5,000 in France and 5,100 in Germany. However, the manufacturer says that some of those positions could be saved through state-funded employment schemes....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Garuda Indonesia Airbus A330 stuck in mud after landing

A Garuda Indonesia Airbus A330 became stuck in the mud after the aircraft landed in Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG) in Makassar, Indonesia....