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One Million Jet Card - GlobeAir for extreme travel flexibility and comfort

Do you want to feel like One in a Million? In case of positive answer - this information is exactly for you. GlobeAir is introducing an exclusive private jet card dedicated to one smart traveller or company. The One Million Jet Card is an exclusive private jet card which is tailor-made for one private jet traveller or company. The owner will benefit from the best travelling conditions wh...

Irkut Corporation completed construction of the MS-21-310, which will undergo flight tests with Russian PD-14 engines

Irkut Corporation has completed the construction of an MC-21-310 prototype aircraft that will undergo flight tests with Russian PD-14 engines. On November 6, the aircraft was transferred from the final assembly shop to the flight test division of the Irkutsk Aviation Plant - a branch of Irkut Corporation PJSC. In preparation for the first flight, specialists will check the aircraft sy...

Quarantine-Free Air Travel Bubble to be launched in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Tourism Board and the Singapore Tourism Board have announced a collaboration to welcome the launch of the Hong Kong-Singapore Air Travel Bubble, ahead of the departure of the first flights on November 22, 2020.  The Hong Kong-Singapore Air Travel Bubble – a bilateral, all-purpose and quarantine-free arrangement – is a milestone for the global tourism i...

AMAC Aerospace sees continuous demand for onboard connectivity

AMAC Aerospace announced that a wide-body aircraft of an esteemed client has recently entered AMAC’s facility. The technicians of AMAC will install an onboard connectivity system on the aircraft. In addition, a Boeing BBJ737 will be equipped with a Ka-band antenna and will undergo a due maintenance. AMAC Aerospace recently opened its hangar doors for a wide-body aircraft of an esteemed cl...

First Lufthansa flight in which all passengers previously tested negative takes off

This morning, the first Lufthansa flight, on which all passengers previously tested negative for Covid-19, took off for Hamburg from Munich: LH2058, which left Munich at 9:10 a.m., marked the start of Covid-19 antigen rapid testing on two daily flights between the two metropolises. Once the test was completed, customers received their test results within short time by push message and e-mail. All...

Pratt & Whitney adds OGMA to its GTF MRO Network

Pratt & Whitney will expand its global network of providers that maintain the Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engine to include OGMA – Indústria Aeronáutica de Portugal S.A., an Embraer Group company. OGMA will provide engine maintenance for the PW1100G-JM engine for the Airbus A320neo aircraft family at its facility in Alverca, Portugal. “We are exci...

Debut of EHang 216 AAV in Seoul, obtaining a special certificate of airworthiness from Korea

EHang 216 two-seater passenger-grade AAV had completed its maiden flight in Korea. The flight took place on November 11 at the “Open the Urban Sky” UAM Seoul Demo event in the center of Seoul. A series of trail flights of EHang 216 will then follow in several Korean cities. It is Korea's first time to launch a flight of an autonomous "air taxi" over a densely populated do...

EME Aero has completed the first series of Pratt & Whitney GTF shop visits

EME Aero has recently completed the first regular maintenance visits of Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM Geared Turbo Fan engines. Since January, when the first engine arrived in line with Pratt & Whitney’s low pressure turbine retrofit program, a total of 21 engines were successfully delivered back to different customers. Moreover, EME Aero has now become an official member...

An innovative way to enjoy an Aviators Ball for 2020 - Aerobility

Building on the success of previous Aerobility virtual events, such as the Armchair Airshow, Aerobility will use technology to link individual aviation-themed dinner parties across the UK to create this year’s Aviators Ball on the 28th November; an event that even COVID-19 can’t spoil. The evening will feature the traditional Aerobility Grand Auction www.aerobility.com/auctio...

Boeing forecasts strong growth in China Aviation Market

Boeing expects China airlines to acquire 8,600 new airplanes valued at $1.4 trillion and commercial aviation services valued at $1.7 trillion over the next 20 years, reflecting an expected robust recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic. Boeing shared its annual China market forecast today as part of the 2020 Commercial Market Outlook (CMO), which shows anticipated demand for commercial...

Welcome Emirates SkyCargo Airbus A380 mini-freighter charter operations

Emirates SkyCargo has started utilising its Airbus A380 aircraft on select cargo charter operations to transport urgently required cargo across its network. The first dedicated Emirates A380 ‘mini-freighter’ successfully transported medical supplies between Seoul and Amsterdam via Dubai. Working collaboratively with the Engineering and Flight Operations teams within Emirates, the...

Airbus signs contract for 38 Eurofighters with Germany

Airbus has signed a contract to deliver 38 new Eurofighter aircraft to the German Air Force. This makes Germany the largest ordering nation in Europe's biggest defence programme. The order, also known by its project name Quadriga, covers the delivery of 30 single-seater and 8 twin-seater Eurofighters. Three of the aircraft will be equipped with additional test installations as Instrumented Tes...

Norwegian third quarter results heavily impacted by COVID-19

Norwegian reported its third-quarter 2020 results. As anticipated, these were heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic with a net loss of NOK 980 million. Norwegian carried approximately one million customers, a decrease of 91 percent compared to the same period last year showing a slight improvement on the previous Q2 decrease of 99 percent. Norwegian continued to successfully convert debt and i...

Welcome a new synergy -Sparfell Aviation Group & Speedwings

Swiss-based SPARFELL recently acquired Speedwings’ air operator activities in Switzerland, Austria (AOC) and France (AOC). Since 1988, Speedwings is the operator of choice for the Swiss light and mid-size jet charter market, expanding its offer through a new French AOC in 2020.Beyond its aircraft trading and leasing activities in Geneva and Washington, SPARFELL returned to aircraft...

Volotea reports over 2.4 billion passengers in Q3, a 23% reduction from last year

Despite the pandemic context, Volotea has shown outstanding commercial and operational results, thanks to a domestic and flexible offer, and up to date health and safety measures, in line with its client’s expectations.   The airline has shared today its third quarter results, highlining the following data: - 247 routes have been operated during the period among whi...

FL Technics Engine Services quick turn activities gain momentum

FL Technics Engine Services has just announced about receiving Part-145 approval from the Transport Competency Agency of Republic of Lithuania (TCA) approved by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for its engine MRO quick turn activities and are already welcoming their first clients. FL Technics Engine Services quick turn activities’ shop offers airlines, lessors and a...

ITIJ named Air Ambulance Company of Year - congratulations FAI

The Air Ambulance Division of FAI rent-a-jet AG has won the prestigious 2020 International Travel & Health Insurance Journal Air Ambulance Company of the Year Award. The winners were revealed virtually at the ITIJ Awards ceremony on 5th November. The company overcame stiff competition from fellow finalists, Air Ambulance Worldwide and Jet Rescue. This marks the second award win for F...

COVID-19 will drastically change travel habits forever - biggest airline passenger confidence survey

Flying habits are set to change drastically for the long-term, with eight in ten airline passengers (83%) not expecting to return to their previous travel routines once the COVID-19 pandemic is over. This is just one of the key findings from a new global passenger survey commissioned by Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications. The ‘Passenger Confid...

New full-electric cars for business aviation flights: Milano Prime and BMW renew their partnership

SEA Prime and BMW continue and consolidate the historic partnership by increasing the offer of services for customers of the leading airport in business aviation in Italy and among the first in Europe. Milano Linate Prime's fleet of vehicles dedicated to business aviation flights is enriched with two new BMW i3s. BMW Group's first fully electric model, BMW i3 represents...

flypop Announces Investment from the UK Government Future Fund

flypop announces a significant investment from the UK Government’s Future Fund. flypop, the UK’s only international long-haul low-cost airline, plans to launch in 2021 with scheduled flights to India. It will cater not only to the UK’s Indian/South Asian diaspora (and their visiting friends and relatives) but will also serve those keen to explore the Indian sub-continent and regi...

Brand Ambassador Program - Piper Aircraft & UND Aerospace

A new brand ambassador program is launched by Piper Aircraft and the University of North Dakota . The platform is designed to increase awareness of the programs offered by UND Aerospace as well as showcase the Piper training product line in use at one of the largest collegiate flight schools in the world. The collaborative initiative is expected to create a community of like-minded aviat...