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Why Pilot Schools Are Cutting The Number Of Aviation Students?

Since 2013 the new law was accepted that changed the requirements for pilots in the U.S. The rule states that co-pilots must hold an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate with 1,500 hours of flight time....


Airlines and airports take off for FIFA World Cup in Russia

The FIFA World Cup has just kicked-off in Russia. The biggest football tournament will attract 2.4 million football fans. Who will fly and receive them all?...


China Is About To Deliver World’s Largest Amphibious Aircraft By 2022

It was reported by the state-run news agency Xinhua, that China is about to deliver its domestically developed AG600, the world‘s largest amphibious aircraft, to customers by 2020. The aircraft was developed in an attempt to make the military more modern....


History Hour: Record-setting round-the-world flight on B747SP-21

On May 1–3, 1976, Pan American World Airways’ Boeing 747SP-21 departed John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), on a record-setting flight around the world....


History Hour: Ruth Nichols world speed record on Lockheed Vega

On April 13, 1931, Ruth Rowland Nichols set a World Air Sports Federation World Speed Record of 210.64 mph over a 1.9 mile course at Carlton, Minnesota (U.S.)....


Two Moscow airports likely to miss World Cup expansion deadlines

Two of Moscow's busiest airports will likely miss a crucial deadline for their new runways before the country hosts the 2018 FIFA World Cup....


Widerøe ends Dash 8-only era, adds world’s 1st Embraer E190-E2

Embraer and Scandinavia’s largest regional airline, Widerøe, celebrated the delivery of the first production E190-E2 jet on April 4, 2018....


Mumbai Airport sets world record, handles 969 flights in 24 hours

On November 24, 2017, Mumbai International Airport handled 969 flights over a 24-hour period and set a new world record for single-runway operations. ...


Top 10 World's Best Airports 2014

This blog post shows the Top 10 World's Best Airports 2014. These airports have spectacular architecture. interior design, etc. Take a look!...


Flight Stream

The app "Flight Steam" visualises all of the world's air traffic! The possibility to see world's air traffic at this moment. Take a look!...