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Emirates launches Museum of the Future custom A380 livery

Emirates has revealed a new custom A380 livery dedicated to Dubai’s newest architectural icon and centre for pioneering concepts and ideas, the Museum of the Future. The first Emirates A380 (A6-EVK) to sport this exciting new livery, takes flight tomorrow to Los Angeles. As its nine other aircraft siblings roll out of the dedicated Aircraft Appearance Centre at Emirates Engineering &...

Etihad Airways performs 42 EcoFlights including 22 contrail flights over five days

Etihad Airways has successfully performed the world’s most intensive sustainable flight testing programme, operating 42 flights over a five-day period to test operational efficiencies, technology and procedures that will reduce carbon emissions. The programme, coinciding with Earth Day 2022, included 22 contrail prevention flights over the course of three days. Tony Douglas, Gro...

URANO - a project for including drones in Italy national air traffic management system

URANO is a research project funded by the Italian Space Agency with the technical assistance of ENAV, implemented by Telespazio in partnership with Leonardo. Guaranteeing adequate safety standards and the utmost precision at every stage in flight with satellite navigation systems, particularly Galileo, RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems) and UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems), integrated in...

ZeroAvia kicks off US 19-seat aircraft testing and demonstration program

ZeroAvia has received its second twin-engine 19-seat Dornier 228 aircraft at its headquarters in Hollister, California. The new U.S. initiative will take the system developed in the UK HyFlyer II project and integrate it into the same type of aircraft. It will serve as the basis for testing new components and integrations as well as a testbed for working with the FAA ahead of t...

flydubai records exceptional performance in the Q1 of 2022 and prepares for a busy summer

flydubai has recorded an exceptional performance in the First Quarter of 2022, building on the momentum from the tremendous performance in 2021. The carrier’s growing network and added capacity on its existing routes have been supported by new aircraft deliveries since the start of the year. Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer at flydubai, commented: “Dubai has demonstrat...

Tecnam P-MENTOR two-seater IFR was the star at 2022 Pilot Expo in Berlin

After the unprecedented record of sales of 85 sales signed during the Friedrichshafen Airshow, Tecnam order book receives new orders at Pilot Expo Berlin. Professional Aviation, an Italian ATO based in Ozzano (LIKO), Bologna, signed a Letter of Intention for four (4) P-Mentors and two (2) P2006T, the innovativeI FR two-seater which is Part23 Certified and the famous IFR Part 23 Certified...

La Compagnie inaugurated its first New York Nice flight of the 2022 season on Saturday 7 May

La Compagnie inaugurated its first New York Nice flight of the 2022 season on Saturday 7 May. This flight departing from New York Newark last night arrived this morning at Nice Côte d'Azur airport and will leave for New York in stride.   Until September 27, 2022, La Compagnie will operate three flights per week on this route on board its new Airbus A321neo. This aircraft will...

12 Trent XWB-97 engines to power Qantas Project Sunrise Airbus A350-1000 aircraft

Qantas has committed to a deal for 12 Trent XWB-97 powered Airbus A350-1000s that will support its ambitions to operate the world’s longest commercial non-stop flights, allowing passengers to fly direct between London or New York to the Australian eastcoast cities of Sydney and Melbourne. Rolls-Royce and Qantas have also committed to sign a TotalCare® service agreement for the...

Flexjet hosts jet owners at Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix 2022

Flexjet is hosting its jet Owners at the Formula 1 Crypto.Com Miami Grand Prix at the Miami International Autodrome May 6-8, 2022. Flexjet’s premium open-air, shaded observation lounges on the fastest corner of the MIA track will be among the exclusive Turn 5 Suites. “More and more, we have seen jet Owners traveling to sporting events like this one, so offering hospit...

Riga Airport has handled more than 1.1 Million passengers this year

Operational data on the Airport performance show that this April, more than 419 thousand passengers used Riga Airport; in turn, in the first four months of the year the Airport has served more than 1.1 million passengers.  "The increase in the number of passengers in April is related to both new and renewed routes from Riga at the beginning of the summer season, as well as a higher fl...

SwissDrones granted European Drone Operator License by the Malta Civil Aviation Directorate

SwissDrones, a global manufacturer of long-range unmanned helicopter systems, has obtained their European drone operator license – the EASA Light UAS Operator Certificate (LUC) in accordance with European Regulation 947/2019, granted by the Transport Malta Civil Aviation Directorate. This is the first LUC issued by Transport Malta, and the sixth issued in Europe. The certificate allo...

The Caribbean is the world region that is most depending on air transportation

By Cdr. Bud Slabbaert  The Caribbean is treated like a stepchild. One could call a small sub-continent. Most, if not all international organizations are making a serious mistake by talking about ‘Latin America and the Caribbean’ combined.  Which is unwise. Latin America are all independent countries with a significant population and land mass. The Caribbean is an arch...

TMx Aero expands into Alabama with Turbine-Worx

TMx Aero announces a strategic partnership with Turbine-Worx, located on Craig Field in Selma, Alabama. This partnership will allow the growth of both companies in unique ways including expanding the size of aircraft TMx Aero can support with the large hangar space offered by Hangar 251 and the 720 acres of Craig Industrial Complex. The general-purpose airport has an 8,000-foot runway, n...

Space tourism company World View reaches 1,000 reservations for flights to the edge of space

World View has accomplished a new milestone: reaching one thousand reservations for its space tourism program taking participants to the edge of space in a zero-pressure stratospheric balloon and pressurized space capsule. As seasoned leaders in stratospheric exploration and space tourism, the company has now sold the greatest number of seats in the space tourism category. World View’s re...

airBaltic participates in Airbus A220 tour around Asia-Pacific region

airBaltic participates in an aircraft manufacturer Airbus’ demonstration tour around the Asia-Pacific region showcasing its latest A220-300 aircraft. During the tour, airBaltic’s A220-300 will visit a total of four destinations in the region. The first three stops of the tour were Sydney, Australia, Singapore and Hanoi, Vietnam. The aircraft will t...

Alaska Airlines launches new Star Wars-themed aircraft

Alaska Airlines joined forces with Disneyland Resort to unveil a new, one-of-its-kind Star Wars-themed aircraft that even Chewbacca would be proud of. The plane, painted space black with the iconic Millennium Falcon emblazoned on the tail chased by TIE fighters, celebrates Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, the newest land of adventure inside Disneyland Park in Anaheim, Calif. The p...

Tamarack Aerospace receives National Aeronautic Association Most Memorable Aviation Awards for 2019, 2020 and 2021

Tamarack Aerospace received the NAA Most Memorable Aviation Records Award at the association’s Aviation Records Celebration on April 28, 2022, at Lockheed Martin’s Fighter Demonstration Center in Arlington, VA. The award was presented to the Tamarack team that set the record, flying non-stop from Portland, ME to West Palm Beach, FL on January 26th, 2021. The details of the reco...

Tecnam got unprecedented record of sales at AERO 2022 Friedrichshafen

Tecnam closed AERO 22 with 85 sales in its orderbook signed during the German Airshow. More orders, generated during the show, will closed soon. Aircraft sold will be delivered in many markets worldwide. The P-MENTOR, the IFR two-seater which made its first appearance this year, was one of the best sellers in terms on numbers, followed by the P2010 Tdi, also in the super luxury “Gran Luss...

Air Mobility Initiative lays the foundations for electric air transport of the future

To advance the development of regional and Urban Air Mobility, leading companies, universities, and research institutions as well as municipalities and organizations are joining forces to form the Air Mobility Initiative (AMI). The members of the Air Mobility Initiative include Munich Airport International, Airbus, City of Ingolstadt, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Flugsicherung, Diehl Aerospace, Dr...

How to make the most of a business jet stopover at LSGG during EBACE 2022

During EBACE 2022, our business aviation solutions and services will enable participants to make the most of their aircraft stopover. Our Geneva Airpark team, strengthened by the addition of new experienced professionals, is waiting to welcome its customers before, during and after EBACE. How can Geneva Airpark help make the most of a business jet stopover at Geneva Airport during EBACE 2022?...

ALSIM Airliner simulator for the University of North Dakota

University of North Dakota (UND), has bought a new ALSIM Airliner simulator to address their jet training needs. This will be the first ALSIM Airliner in North America. The Airliner is the brand-new hybrid simulator (Fly-by-wire and conventional control) manufactured by ALSIM to address large flight training programs for advanced training such as Crew Resource Management Jet Aircraft Handling and...