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Almaz-Antey: Boeing 777 was shot down with 9M38 missile, launched from Zaroschenskoye settlement

On October 13th 2015 representatives of Almaz-Antey Concern held a press-conference and presented results of their experiments carried out in order to simulate the crash of Malaysian Boeing 777, which happened in July 2014 in Ukraine. The experiments carried out by Almaz-Antey proved that th...

"Electrical Smell" Forces Southwest Airlines Flight to Divert

A Southwest Airlines flight en route from Denver to Seattle had to be diverted Friday when the captain declared an emergency due to an "electrical smell in the cabin," according to a statement released by the airline. The pilot told air traffic controllers that flight attendan...


Turkey shot down an unidentified aircraft on Syria border

Turkey says its warplanes have shot down an unidentified aircraft which intruded into its airspace near the border with Syria. Media reports quote officials as saying the aircraft was a drone, but gave no further details. The Syrian government is known to be operating drones, as are Russia and the US-led coalition against Islamic State. However images of the downed drone appear to show a...

Scotland identifies 2 Libyans as Lockerbie bomb suspects

Scottish and U.S. investigators have identified two new Libyan suspects in the Lockerbie airline bombing almost 27 years ago which killed 270 people. Scottish and U.S. authorities informed Libya they want to send investigators to Libya, which is wracked by civil war, to interview the new suspects, the office of Scotland's chief prosecutor said. Marc Raimondi, a U.S. Justice Department sp...

Etihad Airways Becomes the First Flight Safety Foundation Benefactor Member from the Middle East

The Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) announced today that Etihad Airways had become its first Benefactor member from the Middle East, which is the highest level of membership offered by the Foundation. In addition, Etihad Airways Vice President Corporate Safety and Quality, Captain Majed Al Marzouqi was appointed as a member of the FSF International Advisory Committee. FSF President and C...

Australian Women Pilots’ Association to honour founder Nancy-Bird Walton

The NSW branch of the Australian Women’s Pilots’ Association (AWPA) is celebrating the career of Nancy-Bird Walton on what would have been the pioneer aviatrix’ 100th birthday. The dinner is being held at Dolton House in Sydney on Friday October 16, a hundred years to the day from Walton’s birth in 1915. Walton, who was the youngest Australian women to gain a pilot&rs...

Bombardier Presents 2015 Cernan Safety Award to Barre

Bombardier named pilot and safety advisor Matt Barre the winner of the 2015 Eugene Cernan Safety Award. Bombardier recognized Captain Barre for “his dedication to aviation safety while on active duty in the Coast Guard and as a member of Aflac's corporate flight department.” Nominated for the award by his peers, he was also credited for his involvement in developing safety programs...

Etihad Airways' Hala Abu Dhabi stopover programme guests double in 2015-10-12

Hala Abu Dhabi, the professional conference organiser and destination management company of Etihad Airways, has recorded double-digit growth on its Abu Dhabi's Stopover Programme. The programme welcomes guests from across the globe with Australia, Germany and the UK providing the largest visitor numbers.  To meet the increasing demand, Hala Abu Dhabi Stopover Programme and staff con...

Etihad teams up with Al Ittihad Football Club

Etihad Airways and Al Ittihad Football Club have signed a partnership agreement, naming Etihad as the official airline partner for the Abdul Latif Jameel League club. Ibrahim Al-Balawi, president of Al Ittihad FC, and Peter Baumgartner, Etihad Airways’ chief commercial officer signed the agreement at the football club in Jeddah.   Al-Balawi explained the advantages of partnerin...

Logistics industry under the spotlight in Istanbul

Key players in the logistics industry gathered at a conference in Istanbul on Thursday October 8 discussing their roles and educating students and potential logistics managers of the future. The International Transport and logistics Conference was co-hosted by Pegasus Airlines Cargo and Bahcesehir University, and took place the university’s Besiktas Campus....

Russia’s 18 regions to participate in Harbin EXPO

A total of 1,279 companies and organizations are expected to take part in the Expo The Russian delegation at the second China-Russia Expo opening in China’s Harbin on Monday will represent 18 regions and will comprise about 4,000 people, Nadezhda Agirova of the Ministry of Industry and Trade told TASS. "The exposition will feature presentations of 18 regions, including Buryatia...

World Aviation Summit: Ethiopian Carrier Wins Airline Of the Year

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest, fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa has won the CAPA Airline of the Year Award, one of the top airline awards, at the 2015 CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence, held on 7 October, 2015 in Helsinki as part of CAPA’s 2015 World Aviation Summit. CAPA – Centre for Aviation (formerly the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation) is the leading pr...

Amadeus says IATA's NDC has 'wasted time and energy'

Amadeus vice president industry affairs Svend Leirvaag, speaking at the CAPA World Aviation Summit 2015, said (07-Oct-2015) IATA's new distribution capability (NDC) has "wasted time and energy" and "derailed" industry discussion. He said: "IATA has wasted so much money trying to propagandise NDC, and I'm tired of it. We've wasted so much tim...

Juneyao Airlines Makes Big Screen Debut in Times Square

Promotional film of Juneyao Airlines (HO) was displayed on the big screen in Times Square, New York City during the National Day holiday, a move to raise its brand visibility and expand into the international market. The Shanghai-based carrier promoted its brand on Thomson Reuters's large screens overlooking the Times Square between September 30 and October 2, to celebrate the airline&...

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07/09/2022 - 09/09/2022
United Kingdom, London

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05/10/2022 - 06/10/2022
Malta, St. Julian

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Piper Aircraft expands Brand Ambassador Program to include the L3Harris Flight Academy

Piper Aircraft announced the expansion of their Brand Ambassador program to include the L3Harris Flight Academy in Sanford, Florida. The L3Harris Flight Academy is Piper Aircraft’s fir...

Catching up with The Registry of Aruba - last years challenges, actualities and vision of the future

Sometimes transcription of meetings and discussions takes time. I think it's mainly due to the enthusiasm of all industry players to be able to meet in "real", after years of v...

Legendary utility aircraft now becomes the ultimate getaway vehicle - Daher unveils the Kodiak 900

The Kodiak 900 made its world debut at AirVenture Oshkosh today with Daher’s introduction of this larger, faster version of the robust and rugged Kodiak 100 – filling out the company&rsquo...

ATR at Farnborough International Airshow - new orders and updated 20-year market forecast

At Farnborough International Airshow 2022 ATR reaffirmed its leadership on the regional aviation market with the signature of new deals and Global Maintenance Agreements, and in the future,...

Real-World capability - Ampaire flew longest hybrid-electric mission ever

The Ampaire hybrid-electric EEL demonstrator aircraft completed a 1,880 statute mile mission from Los Angeles to Oshkosh, Wisconsin, where it will be on display at EAA AirVenture’s most prominen...

Collaboration between Embraer and BAE Systems - LOI for up to 150 Eve eVTOLs

Eve announced a non-binding Letter of Intent with Embraer and BAE Systems to explore the potential order of up to 150 eVTOL vehicles with the aim of examining the aircraft application f...

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MTU to present technologies of the future at Farnborough International Airshow 2022

Driven by visions of tomorrow - this is the motto of MTU Aero Engines. At this year Farnborough International Airshow, Germany’s leading engine manufacturer will be showcasing wha...

Flying Colours Corp. sees resurgence in regional jet conversions as new customer signs for corporate shuttle

Flying Colours Corp.confirmed the signing of an agreement for a CRJ 200* regional airliner conversion. The new client, a charter operator customer, anticipates using the aircraft to satisfy risin...

Flexjet is set to almost double its European fleet by the end of 2022

Flexjet is set to almost double its European fleet in the coming months, following a 180% annual uplift in flight activity in the region in the first four months of 2022. Continuing to reinforce...

HAECO Cabin Solutions and Diehl Aviation unveil joint products developed for single-aisle cabin upgrades

HAECO Cabin Solutions in cooperation with Diehl Aviation announces three cabin upgrades designed to reduce weight, increase capacity, and improve passenger comfort.  Doug Rasmussen, Presi...

Cayman AOC and extend business aviation pilot training agreement - latest for TAG Aviation

Very productive EBACE 2022 for TAG Aviation with at least two big news: reception of Air Operator Certificate by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands and extension of busi...

Leonardo is back to Farnborough Airshow

Leonardo is back with a renewed strategic position, playing a leading role in global innovation. It also brings a long-term sustainable vision, through its industrial capabilities, for the planet...

Daher highlights its vision for a more sustainable future of aviation

Daher research, development and production activities that will contribute to an increasingly sustainable aviation industry were outlined by the company during EBACE 2022.  Chief Executive O...