Romania

Romania’s start-up airline Hello Jets to fly 32-year-old Boeing 737

Romania’s new startup airline Hello Jets has just received Air Operator’s Certificate and is preparing for long-haul flights using a 32-year-old Boeing 737.   ...


Romanian F-16 fighter jet loses fuel tank during training flight

A Romanian F-16 fighter lost a tank and a pylon during a training flight in eastern Romania....


Romania’s national carrier TAROM to cut its fleet by half

As part of its restructuring process, Romania’s TAROM put up for sale 14 aircraft ‒ half of its fleet....


Romania’s air carrier TAROM to get €19.3 million state aid

The European (EU) Commission has approved the state aid of €19.3 million (RON94 million) for TAROM, the Romanian airline, as compensation of losses caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, announced EU Commission Press on October 6, 2020....


Open Skies treaty: why Russian “spy planes” fly above France

Usually, reconnaissance aircraft (colloquially referred to as "spy planes") approaching foreign airspace provoke a strong reaction, often in the form of an interception and an official diplomatic complaint. However, another means exists to access the airspace of a foreign country and observe its territory without a hitch: open skies overflights. In September 2020, at least two such flights will be carried out thanks to the "Treaty...


Fog inside Boeing 737 prompts Ryanair crew call Mayday

A Ryanair flight from Romania passed all phases of a good thriller movie onboard. Eventually, the Boeing 737-800 did reach London, UK, where it landed in a third attempt. ...


Wizz Air makes emergency landing after faux bomb threat

Romanian authorities say a Wizz Air flight from Georgia to Poland was forced to make an emergency landing in Bucharest because of a bomb threat that turned out to be a false alarm....


Airbus Helicopters, IAR sign for H215M production in Romania

Airbus Helicopters and the Romanian aerospace company Industria Aeronautică Română (IAR) have signed a general agreement for an exclusive cooperation for the heavy twin engine H215M multi-role helicopter. Under this general agreement IAR will become the prime contractor for the H215M for any future order by the Romanian Ministry of Defense to replace their ageing fleet....