When Airbus’ Beluga XL oversize cargo airlifter enters service, it will have the same visual appeal as its well-loved predecessor – the A300-600ST Super Transporter, more commonly known as the Beluga ST – thanks to the design of its nose and main cargo door. The whale-like face that earned the original Beluga its nickname is iconic –...Read more
Russian Helicopters has announced its CEO Alexander Mikheev’s contract extension until 2021. The decision was made on September 27, 2016 at the extraordinary general meeting of shareholders of Russian Helicopters. “During the three years under Alexander Mikheev’s guidance, Russian Helicopters has shown constant growth of all key financial...Read more
Last week Menzies Aviation took part in the Edinburgh Airport (EDI) Annual Safety Week for the 6th consecutive year, choosing to highlight the issue of the ‘Cost of Accidents’. As part of the event, the EDI team collaborated with Jet2 for the event, as part of the “One team, One goal” partnership. The team staged an aircraft...Read more
Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica, better known as Embraer (ERJ), is Brazil’s largest aerospace company. Embraer has delivered more than 5 thousand commercial aircraft around the world so far. This type of aircraft also operates in the following four major business segments: commercial aviation, defense and security, executive jets, and...Read more
The gala reception held on the evening of 5 October as part of Tallinn Enterprise Day saw the announcement of the winners of the Tallinn Enterprise Awards for 2016. The competition is designed to recognise and reward business operators and all enterprising people. Awards were presented to the most outstanding business operators in seven...Read more
MRO provider FL Technics announced that its Jakarta-based subsidiary – PT. Avia Technics Dirgantara (FL Technics Indonesia) – has been certified by Indonesia's DGCA as a Part 145 Approved Maintenance Organization. In the upcoming several weeks, the company’s MRO base in Jakarta is to pass audits by Indonesian and Thai airlines. The newly...Read more
CEPA EXPO 2016 is gearing up for the very first Career Day dedicated to helping and encouraging young people to take a look at the career opportunities on offer in the aviation industry. The Careers Day takes place on day 1 of CEPA EXPO, the 18th October in the conference Hall at Vaclav Havel Airport, Prague. The CEPA Expo Career day will start...Read more
Russian Helicopters has conducted a technical examination of the Iranian Helicopter Support and Renewal Company (IHSRC). The audit has resulted in a certificate for a temporary authorization of IHSRC as the only Mi- series aircraft and components repair enterprise in Iran. Russian experts carried out technical examination of the Iranian...Read more
Solar Impulse 2 Solar Impulse 2’s historic mission to become the first solar-powered aircraft to circumnavigate the globe and to showcase that clean technologies can achieve the impossible was successfully achieved with the logistics support of Chapman Freeborn and Volga-Dnepr Airlines. The Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) project chose Chapman...Read more
Bombardier celebrated its 40th year of operations in Tucson, Arizona. Occupying almost 1 million square feet (92,900 square metres) of total hangar space, the Tucson Air Centre is the largest of Bombardier’s nine Aircraft Service Centres and services both Bombardier commercial and business aircraft, and employs over 900 engineers, technicians...Read more
Mr. Vladimir Lapinsky, CEO of Meridian Air Company, receives an Honorary Certificate of Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation for performance achievements and long-term and honest commitment to work in aviation industry by decree 260/N as of August 7, 2016 issued by Russian Ministry of Transport. The award ceremony took place on the...Read more
Jet Aviation recently installed its first cutting-edge in-flight dishwasher (ADW 600) that was developed in-house at its Basel facility to support all aircraft types. The ADW 600 was successfully installed in Basel on a VVIP Airbus 330-200ER. The Aviation DishWasher (ADW 600) was installed by Jet Aviation on a VVIP Airbus 330-200ER and...Read more
FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, continues the diversification of its base maintenance client portfolio by signing a new deal with an airline from the MENA region – Express Air Cargo. Under the agreement, FL Technics shall provide redelivery checks on two of the carrier’s Boeing...Read more
The rapidly globalizing world is dramatically accelerating the pace of various innovations occurring within all the spheres possible, and drones are not left aside. Before entering the commercial world, UAVs were mainly engaged in the military sector. Most probably particularly this served the reason for the whole issue of drones being...Read more
The runway reconstruction planned for the summer of 2017 at Vilnius Airport will cost nearly €25m to the enterprise. Such an estimate was made taking into account the prices of the necessary technical work under the project and the expenditures of other European airports for such work. The estimated price will not be increased because the open...Read more
2016 weren’t easy for airlines around the globe that continue to struggle with ways of finding pilots to fill cockpit seats. 2017 is expected to be an even more pressing year, as Boeing, Airbus and other manufacturers keep accelerating their production, while the already small pool of qualified FOs and PICs grows at a significantly slower pace....
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