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Cirrus aircraft resources to keep your flying skills sharp at home

If your flying adventures have been put on hold, there are still ways to connect with The Cirrus Life™ and keep your skills sharp from the comfort of your own home. Over the coming weeks, our team is sharing a series of videos on our Facebook page designed to enhance your flight training and keep our passionate community of pilots, owners and operators connected. In this firs...

Gulfstream Coronavirus Updates

We recently confirmed that an employee in our Westfield, Massachusetts, facility was diagnosed with coronavirus. Our thoughts are with the employee and their loved ones. Because of this diagnosis, we have temporarily closed several areas where the affected employee spent time. We also told the employees in those areas to remain home to self-quarantine and self-monitor. We will work to mitigate...

Airbus update on March commercial aircraft orders & deliveries

After a solid commercial and industrial performance at the beginning of the year, Airbus (stock exchange symbol: AIR) is now revising its production rates downwards to adapt to the new Coronavirus market environment. In Q1 2020, Airbus booked 290 net commercial aircraft orders and delivered 122 aircraft. A further 60 aircraft were produced during the quarter, highlighting the solid industria...

Austrian Airlines prepares operations for time after Corona crisis

When what and how will happen in aviation and travel industries? How the crisis we are living now will change comapies, markets, trends? Here is some thoughts about the after Corona crisis from Austrian Airlines. Due to local and global travel restrictions, Austrian Airlines last week extended the suspension of regular flight operations until May 3, 2020. The approximately 7,000 employees are c...

RED Aircraft Receives AS9100 Aerospace QMS Standard Certification

RED Aircraft announced that they have recently received their certificate of Aerospace Standard EN 9100:2018. This standard is based on ISO 9001: 2015 and is technically equivalent to AS9100 D and JISQ 9100: 2016. AS9100 is the international quality management system standard specifically for the aerospace and defense industry. RED Aircraft has received this certification from AirCert, one of...

EUROCONTROL states agree a €1.1 billion deferral package to assist airlines

The EUROCONTROL Member States have agreed a financial package enabling airlines to defer the payment of up to €1.1 billion of air traffic control fees due for payment to Europe’s air traffic management industry in the coming months. As a result of COVID-19, the number of flights operating daily in European airspace has declined by 90%. This dramatic reduction in operations is likely...

AMAC Aerospace new projects coming to Basel

AMAC Aerospace Basel starts 3 new projects: a substantial project on a Bombardier Global XRS, a Bombardier Global 6000 and another one on an Airbus ACJ318. The privately-owned Global XRS arrived at the end of February and is undergoing a 120-month inspection in Basel, Switzerland. Besides the maintenance check, AMAC Aerospace will carry out a partial cabin interior refurbishment and a...

The decision is made: first restructuring package for Lufthansa Group

The Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG does not expect the aviation industry to return to pre-coronavirus crisis levels very quickly.  According to its assessment, it will take months until the global travel restrictions are completely lifted and years until the worldwide demand for air travel returns to pre-crisis levels.  Based on this evaluation, today the Executive Bo...

Aviation Sans Frontières serving health industry

Every day, calls from facility directors or health personnel express the need for emergency personnel or medical equipment. This is why the aeronautical world has mobilized to lighten the task and offer safe and fast transport, provided by professional volunteer pilots. Tuesday April 7, a world first: medical collection operation. Health personnel will be transported free of charge by busines...

Business and Special Air Operations - Skylegs Delivers New Solutions for Immediate COVID-19 Requirements

Skylegs, flight operations specialists, unveiled a first batch of operational features to help operators combat COVID-19.Free of charge for the Skylegs user community, the first three practical solutions are now online available and in compliance with EASA requirements to reduce the risk of spread of the COVID-19 virus. EASA Compliant ‘Aircraft Disinfected’ Tag  Skylegs has...

Scandinavian aircraft manufacturer enters race to claim Air Race E title

Norway’s acclaimed pioneers in electric aviation, Equator Aircraft, have joined the world’s first electric air race, Air Race E, with a team including the group’s founder and CEO Tomas Brødreskift. The group, best known for developing the world’s first electric seaplane in 2018, is a founding partner of the all-Norwegian team established as a new company called...

Airbus adapts commercial aircraft production and assembly activities: COVID-19

Airbus is temporarily adapting commercial aircraft production and assembly activity at its German sites in Bremen and Stade and pausing production at its A220/A320 manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama in the United States. These actions are being taken in response to several factors related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic including high inventory levels in the sites and the various governmen...