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Rytis Beresnevicius
Legacy of the deadliest aviation crash in 1977

While the events in Tenerife on March 27, 1977, left the bloodiest mark in aviation's history, it also left a long-standing legacy that improved the safety of everyone onboard an aircraft....


Clement Charpentreau
Airbus halts production in France and Spain due to coronavirus

Airbus announced the temporary suspension of its production in some of its plants located in France and Spain. The halt will last for four days and give time to set up "strict conditions" of safety to ensure the health of employees facing the epidemic of coronavirus COVID-19....


Clement Charpentreau
Spanish Air Force C-101 Aviojet trainer crashes in the sea

A C-101 Aviojet training aircraft belonging to the Patrulla Águila, the aerobatic team of the Spanish air force, crashed in the Mediterranean, near Murcia, during a training formation flight on February 27, 2020. The pilot did not survive....


Clement Charpentreau
European fighter jet demonstrator receives German greenlight

The members of the Bundestag, the German Parliament, have approved the funding for the development of a technology demonstrator of the New Generation Fighter (NGF) on February 12, 2020. The approval comes as a decisive step for the Future Air Combat System (FCAS) program to move forward. However, the vote did not erase all their reservations....


AeroTime Team
Air Canada Boeing 767 returns to Madrid amid engine scare

Air Canada Flight AC837 was scheduled to depart from Madrid (Spain) for Toronto (Canada) on February 3, 2020. But during the take-off, the Boeing 767 aircraft encountered technical problems. This was the beginning of an eerie four-hour Madrid-Madrid flight for the 128 passengers and eight crew on board.  ...


Clement Charpentreau
Spanish Air Force instructor and student die in training incident

Less than a month after the crash of a C-101 Aviojet training plane which cost the life of its pilot, the Spanish Academia General del Aire was affected by another fatal accident on September 18, 2019....


Ruta Burbaite
Aeroméxico-Emirates bitter spat over Spain-Mexico route: Part 1

When Emirates revealed intentions to launch flights from Dubai to Mexico City via Barcelona, Aeroméxico vowed to oppose the move by all means necessary. The flag carrier has since taken legal action pleading the Mexican government to reverse a decision that allows the Gulf airline to exercise fifth freedom rights on the route. To get ahead of the potential market entrant, Aeroméxico has also launched its own service between Mexico C...


Clement Charpentreau
Spanish C-101 Aviojet training jet crashed in Mediterranean Sea

A C-101 Aviojet training plane belonging to the Spanish Air Force crashed into the Mediterranean Sea near La Manga, southern Spain. The pilot, a former member of the Spanish aerobatic team Patrulla Águila, died in the accident....


Clement Charpentreau
Hungary to take over NATO Baltic Air Policing leadership

The Hungarian Air Force is preparing to take over the leadership of the NATO Baltic Air Policing mission by May 2019. It should be assisted by the Spanish Air Force in Lithuania, and the British Royal Air Force from Estonia....


Clement Charpentreau
Spain to join French-German next fighter jet program

Spain is about to join France and Germany in the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) program to develop a new European fighter jet....