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World's Largest Flight Attendant Union Celebrates 70 Years

Seventy years ago, the Airline Stewardess Association was formed and began to pave the way for what is today the world's largest Flight Attendant union, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA). "AFA is where it all began," said AFA International President Sara Nelso...

Miracle Flights for Kids® Celebrates 30 Yrs. of Service with New Logo

Miracle Flights for Kids, the nation's leading medical flight organization, recently launched a new logo in honor of its 30 yrs. of community service. "We are so excited to introduce this new logo," said Ann McGee, Founder and National President of Miracle Flights. "A lot...


2015 Global Sustainable Aviation Summit

ATAG and its partners invite the aviation industry, suppliers, governments, NGOs, regulators, environmental groups and other interested parties to attend the 2015 Global Sustainable Aviation Summit, 29-30 September 2015, Geneva. The Summit will enable an exchange of views in preparation for two key events:  the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties climate talks in December 2015, and the 39th I...

Ready for New EASA Rules for Non-Commercial Operations?

Tuesday 15th September 2015 Crowne Plaza Geneva Geneva, Switzerland All you need to know to be ready for new EASA rules for non-commercial operations and be Part-NCC compliant.  This conference will focus on the operational and practical aspects of the regulation.   CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN Joel Hencks, EASA Regulatory Expert, AeroEx.eu   CONFIRMED EXPERT-SPEA...

United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation has shown a full-size model of Chirok for the first time

In advance of the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2015, United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) has shown pictures of the Chirok Russian reconnaissance and combat hovercraft drone for the first time. Its presentation will be one of the most anticipated events of the forum, held in Zhukovsky. The Moscow Scientific Research and Radio Technology Institute, which is part of U...

TsAGI will showcase projects for future aviation at MAKS-2015 airshow

Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI) named after N.E. Zhukovsky is going to present its latest solutions at the 12th MAKS international airshow. These solutions will be used as a basis for innovative projects in the area of air transport. The static display will include aerodynamic models of aircraft developed by the TsAGI specialists in the network of federal target programs, TsAGI&rsq...

Hainan Airlines Sponsors the 2015 Boeing Classic

The 7-day Boeing Classic is just now underway at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge, a private golf club in Snoqualmie, Washington, 25 miles east of Seattle, at the foothills of the Cascade Range. The event runs from the 17th to the 23rd of August. The Boeing Classic is one of the professional golf tournaments on the PGA TOUR Champions Tour. Hainan Airlines, as one of the sponsors of the eve...

Irkut Corporation to showcase a full flight simulator for MS-21-200 aircraft at MAKS-2015 airshow

Irkut Corporation will showcase a full flight simulator for MS-21-200 aircraft at MAKS-2015 airshow. The simulator was developed in the network of implementation of an agreement between Irkut Corporation and Aeroflot on development of a training program for personnel operating MS-21 aircraft on the basis of Aeroflot training center. Irkut Corporation is developing the following equipment in ord...

A new high-speed UAV, which does not require an airfield, will be presented at MAKS airshow

Kronshtadt Group to present a high-speed UAV designed for operation in the regions, which have no airfield infrastructure, at MAKS-2015 international airshow, RIA Novosti reports. A new next-generation UAV, which does not need an airfield, will be showcased at MAKS-2015 international airshow held in Zhukovsky (Moscow Region) during a period from August 25th to August 30th, press-service of...

Irkut Corporation and Sberbank Leasing are going to sign a firm contract for delivery of 20 MS-21 aircraft at MAKS-2015 airshow

Sberbank Leasing and Irkut Corporation are going to sign a firm contract for delivery of 20 MS-21 aircraft at MAKS-2015 international airshow, a source close to Irkut Corporation reports. He added that the contract might also include an option for another 30 jets of the type. “It is too early to talk about details, but Sberbank Leasing and Irkut Corporation are going to sign a firm contra...

Challenger 350, Global 6000 and so on...JetExpo 2015

Bombardier has once again decided to take an active part in the Moscow Exhibition Jet Expo 2015, which will start on September 10 in the Moscow airport "Vnukovo-3". As we were writing, this year Russian customers will have the chance to see several new aircraft. company's static display will present the Challenger 350 and Global 6000. The main event everyone is waiting for&...

Etihad Airways to highlight the contribution of Emirati women in aviation

Etihad Airways will mark the inaugural Emirati Women's Day by hosting a series of events under the theme of 'Celebrating Emirati Women in Aviation'.   The airline will focus on raising awareness of the important role Emirati women play in aviation and will demonstrate the immense and diverse opportunities this vital economic sector can present for women.  Announced b...

Irish Court Grounds Congolese Plane over Debt Row

An Irish court has grounded a plane owned by Democratic Republic of Congo's new national airline after plaintiffs sought its seizure to recuperate an outstanding debt from the government, Congo's prime minister and local media said. Congo's government recently purchased two used Airbus A320s for the launch of Congo Airways, expected before the end of this year. The firs...

Pilot killed in light plane crash at Swiss air show

Two light planes collided in flight at an air show in Dittingen, Switzerland, on Sunday, killing one of the pilots, police said. The aircraft, in a German flying group of three planes, crashed at around 0515 ET, Basel-Landschaft police said in a statement. One of the pilots, a 50-year-old man, was killed while the other escaped unharmed by parachute. The third aircraft was able to land safel...

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A very fortunate person to work in aviation which is his passion - Bennet Walsh

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