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MC-21 passenger jet serial production to start in 2021

 Serial production of the Russian passenger jet MC-21 will start in 2021, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov told reporters on Tuesday. This reported by TASS. "I would like to confirm that we will not change our plans. The task is to complete certification in 2020 and initiate serial production [of MC-21 airplane] in 2021 against all challenges known to you," the official said....

New Special Olympics livery ahead of World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 was unveiled by Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways, the official airline partner of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, unveiled a striking new livery at a special event held at its Engineering hangar, to promote the Games which will take place in the nation’s capital between 14– 21 March.  The livery was unveiled to the delight of the four athletes who were present to see their images emblazoned across...

Dassault Aviation signed an agreement on the acquisition of the European MRO activities of the TAG Aviation Group

Dassault Aviation and TAG Aviation announced the acquisition of the European maintenance activities of TAG Aviation Group by Dassault. The integration of those activities will take place over the next few months, once all necessary authorizations have been received.  “The acquisition of the maintenance activities of TAG AVIATION, a major MRO provider, will allow Dassault Aviation...

Krimson debuts at Aviation Africa following successful African Union summit

Krimson Aviation, the Ethiopia-based trip planning and flight support company is making its debut exhibition appearance at this year’s Aviation Africa being held in Kigali, Rwanda. The annual meeting is the continent’s leading event for the African Aerospace and Defence industries which meet for a conference and 100-exhibitor strong exhibition. It provides Krimson with an excellent pla...

Vietjet Announce Order for 100 Boeing 737 MAX Airplanes

Boeing and Vietjet confirmed that the innovative and growing Vietnamese carrier has purchased 100 additional 737 MAX airplanes, taking their MAX order book to 200 jets. During a signing ceremony today in Hanoi, United States President Donald Trump and Vietnamese Communist Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong joined leaders of both companies to unveil...

IOSA Certificate renewed for Silk Way West Airlines, demonstrating the World's Safety and Operational Standards

Baku-based airline Silk Way West Airlines is delighted to announce the renewal of its International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate for the next two years, until January, 2021. IOSA is an internationally recognized and accepted safety evaluation program, that acknowledges only the world's quality airlines, assessing each airline's operational...

Welcome a newcomer Nasdaq Baltic First North bond market - Magnetic MRO

Baltic States investors, means 70 investors from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania were subscribed for bonds of Magnetic MRO! As Magnetic MRO carried through a private placement of unsecured bonds and raised EUR 8 million to support the company’s growth plans, including financing a strategic acquisition. The nominal value of one bond is 100 euros, the coupon rate is 8% per annum and paid...

WOW air Searches for Inspiring Women

In honor of International Women's Day, the airline is encouraging Americans to nominate an inspiring woman in their lives for the chance to win a free trip WOW air is celebrating International Women's Day by honoring some of the most inspiring women in the U.S. The airline is encouraging Americans across the country to share stories of important women in their lives on Facebook...

Shareholders approved Boeing-Embraer partnership

Today, the proposed strategic partnership between Boeing and Embraer was approved by Embraer's shareholders during an Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting held at the company's headquarters in Brazil.  At the special meeting, 96.8 percent of all valid votes cast were in favor of the transaction, with participation of approximately 67 percent of all ou...

An illegal charter case and verdict was commented by BACA

The Air Charter Association (BACA) is pleased to note the verdicts of the jury in the case of Robert Murgatroyd, a private pilot who organised the illegal charter of a light aircraft to take three birdwatchers from Manchester City Airport to Barra, on the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.  The aircraft was almost 500lbs over the maximum take-off weight and subsequently clipped trees before crashing...

IS-BAH certification for Geneva Airpark

Congratulations -Geneva Airpark has received the IS-BAH* certification!  Geneva Airpark has just obtained the IS-BAH label which guarantees quality service and safe ground handling operations for business aviation. The IS-BAH standards, which were developed by IBAC* and NATA*, are based on compliance with good practices and as such enjoy international recognition. Geneva Airpark now figure...

Ontario International Airport continues to gain passengers in 2019

Nearly 400,000 air travelers moved through Southern California's Ontario International Airport (ONT) in January, 5.7% more than the same month a year ago. Cargo tonnage grew by the same percentage. The number of domestic travelers exceeded 369,000 in January, almost 2% more than January last year, while the number of international passengers more than doubled to nearly 27,000 from...