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What has life been like for cargo pilots during the pandemic?

AeroTime talks to two cargo pilots about their experiences during the pandemic  ...


Ryanair August passenger numbers reach 74% of pre-crisis levels

Low cost carrier Ryanair carried 11.1 million passengers in August, three-quarters of pre-crisis levels  ...


Norwegian sees improving booking trends as H1 loss narrows

Norwegian narrows its first-half pretax loss and says booking trends are improving as travel restrictions are eased and vaccinations roll out...


All Boeing 737 models to be affected by new FAA directive

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a directive to inspect cabin altitude pressure switches on all Boeing 737 aircraft....


Former Comair CEO eyes for new & efficient South African Airline

Given the recent events the industry has faced in the first half of 2020, many people would question the timing and strategy tied with a carrier launch especially in the African aviation sector as a majority of businesses have adopted a defensive and conservative approach to ensure financial survival. However, former Comair CEO and founder of Lucid Ventures and Kulula.com - Gidon Novick - sees the current industry terrain as an “opportunity...


Boeing told to redesign 737 NG part after Southwest accident

Following a lengthy investigation into the deadly Southwest Airlines flight 1380 in April 2018, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) urged Boeing on November 19, 2019, to redesign the fan cowl on all 737 Next Generation family aircraft and operators of the type to retrofit their airplanes with the new design. This comes after investigators found the fan cowl structure on the 737NGs to be more “susceptible” to failure....


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 the 190th B777 to be delivered to the airline. The announcement comes just over a week after Emirates posted an image of a “blinged out” 777 on social media, sparking a media frenzy.   ...


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’s pilots, on December 2, 2018, the airline’s Boeing 737-800 attempted take off without clearance from the air traffic control (ATC). The plane was halted to avoid a possible ground collision with another incoming aircraft....


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 after discovering shortcomings in maintenance documents, which fall short to FAA safety requirements....


Norwegian launches Argentinean subsidiary operations

On October 16, 2018, Norwegian Group launched operations of its Argentinian subsidiary, named Norwegian Air Argentina....