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Lufthansa Group Airlines continue operating to the USA

Chicago, Newark (New York) and Washington will still be served Special flight schedule for the USA will be available soon Flight operations to Canada continue unchanged The impact of the changes in the entry regulations for India is currently being assessed Customers are asked to check their current flight status on lufthansa.com, swiss.com, austrian.com or brusselsairlines.com Desp...

Aviation finance and Covid-19: hard time for air transport

The Covid-19 pandemic and disease-containment measures by governments, most drastically the US ban on flights from most of Europe, will shake up the aviation finance sector as airlines struggle to conserve cash amid a collapse in international traffic. Scope Ratings says the rising risk of airlines defaulting on their debt payments – see Airlines: coronavirus outbreak accelerates indust...

airBaltic Pilot Academy opens new hangar in Liepaja

President of the Republic of Latvia Egils Levits, airBaltic Training and the airline’s cooperation partners, opened a new hangar in Liepaja today, on March 12, which construction started last August. “If we look at the Baltic countries, airBaltic is the main passenger service provider, and airBaltic figures show that it is a growing company expanding into...

10000 Student Days of Training: Pratt & Whitney Customer Training Center in India

Pratt & Whitney announced a recorded 10,000 student days of training at its Customer Training Center in Hyderabad, India. Launched in 2015, the center in Hyderabad is one of the three Pratt & Whitney training centers operating globally which offer specialized DGCA and EASA Part 147 approved trainings. The center offers advanced training for airline customers, MRO operators, as well as...

New and unique helicopter show in Cologne: EUROPEAN ROTORS

Eight months before its premiere, the new show format for the international rotorcraft community is on course for success. Numerous companies and institutions have already committed to participate in the first edition of EUROPEAN ROTORS. Some 300 exhibitors from all over the world are expected in hall 8 of Koelnmesse, in Cologne, Germany. The positive response is an answer to the pooled forces of...

Hamish Harding and Col. Terry Virts certified by Fédération Aéronautique Internationale for 13 speed records

Action Aviation chairman Capt. Hamish Harding, Col. Terry Virts and Qatar Executive are now officially certified by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) as setting the record for speed around the world over both the Earth's poles, in addition to 12 other Speed Over Recognized Course records. The record, set on July 11, now stands at 860.73km/hr (464.76 knots...

Why Flightworx should be your number one choice for flight support

Based in Stansted, Essex, our operational headquarters in the UK is just the beginning when it comes to providing first class flight support services. In fact, the expert team at Flightworx is able to offer an entire raft of aviation services no matter whether you work for a commercial charter operator, for an airline, as a private pilot or as a flight planner in your own right. This is because al...

COVID-19: airBaltic to further decrease capacity and reduce staff

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus crisis in the world and the changing daily environment on the network of airBaltic, the company will reduce the capacity for the upcoming three months further.In line with the additional capacity reduction, the number of employees, mainly crew, will be temporarily reduced by up to 250 people. The company will seek voluntary solutions, non-extension of probation...

Coronavirus sees private jet operators register a 27% increase in bookings - GlobeAir

Actual situation all over the world due to COVID-19 outbreak puts forward so many questions about the aviation industry: what happens with airlines, how they will survive this crisis, what happens with business aviation? Panic over COVID-19 has caused European and international airliners to take restrictive measures and cut back flights to Italy and Israel. While the...

Bohlke International Airways joins forces with MN Aviation

The opening day of NBAA annual Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference started with a new partnership announce:  Bohlke International Airways  of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands and MN Aviation of San Juan, Puerto Rico. With Bohlke established in 1959 and MN in 1993 respectively, this agreement yields an expanded team of 60 along with a broad range of charter assets. Mo...

Guardian Flight helicopter base in Kenai, Alaska

Guardian Flight will open its first rotor wing base in Alaska at Kenai Municipal Airport this spring. The Airbus H125 helicopter will serve Alaska's Kenai Peninsula's hospitals including South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna and Providence Seward Medical Center in Seward. "GMR and Guardian Flight Alaska are pleased to expand our services t...

Ansat got a certificate for the Emergency Floatation System

The Federal Air Transport Agency - Rosaviatsiya, certified the installation of the Emergency Floatation System on Ansat helicopter. It is designed for emergency water landing and is used to save lives of the crew and passengers. Rosaviatsiya also issued Kazan Helicopters of Russian Helicopters holding company the approval for the main change: the reduction in&nbs...

Safran to study biofuels production in southwest France

Safran Helicopter Engines is joining Euralis, Teréga, Aquitaine Chimie Durable, Chemparc, Agri Sud Ouest Innovation, Xylofutur, CCI Pau Béarn, Pau and Pays de l'Adour University and the Aerospace Valley consortium to study the feasibility of producing aviation biofuels in southwest France. A Letter Of Intent (LOI) has been signed in the presence of Alain Rousset, President of the...

ALSIM AL250 flight simulator chosen by Istanbul Aviation Academy

Istanbul Aviation Academy  purchased an Alsim AL250 flight simulator. Hasan Keser, Quality manager at Istanbul Aviation Academy, explains the reasons why they purchased Alsim: “Alsim has proven itself over the years with the best quality, reliability and experience in the production of simulators.” “We would like to thank Istanbul Aviation Academy for their trus...

SITA is accelerating air traffic control innovation with Boeing ecoDemonstrator

SITA is accelerating innovation in air traffic control communications as part of Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator program, alongside key industry partners including NASA and long-standing airline customer, Etihad. The program tests pioneering and promising technologies that aim to solve air transport industry challenges for airlines and passengers, as well as enhancing sustainability. The most...

Airframe maintenance agreement - Airbus and Magnetic MRO

Magnetic MRO and Airbus have signed a long term airframe maintenance agreement for the support and maintenance of Airbus family aircraft. "The Total Technical Care is not only about the quality of MRO services. It's also about first-class customer support, transparent processes, and exceptionally high procedural standards. We're very proud of our team which has proven t...

New Air Partner product to safeguard customers against coronavirus

Air Partner has launched a unique new product, Air Partner Protect, in response to the emergence and spread of COVID-19. The Group has recently carried out a number of evacuations on behalf of the UK government, and has seen increased demand from customers looking for similar services with enhanced safeguarding measures in place. The fast-moving and widespread nature of the disease...

10 Years in Business - Blackhawk Aerospace Composites

Blackhawk Aerospace Composites celebrated their tenth year in business! The Kentucky-based company was established September 17, 2009 and manufactures aftermarket composite components for the business and military aviation markets as well as provides research and development services for several Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and Department of Defense (DOD) companies. BAC’s...

EASA Part 145 Maintenance Organization certificate granted to FL ARI

An EASA Part 145 Maintenance Organization certification approval was granted to FL ARI Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering Company. Just to remind, FL ARI is a joint venture between CALC, Aircraft Recycling International and FL Technics. FL ARI is now cleared to provide line maintenance support for aircraft from the Boeing 737 NG series to Airbus A320 families. &ldqu...

airBaltic Further Reduces Capacity by 7%

airBaltic has made a decision to further decrease its overall capacity by 7% between March 29 and May 31, 2020. The airline has cancelled 370 additional flights in addition to previous schedule adjustments and cancelling flights from Riga to Milan and Verona. Passengers who have bookings for the affected flights will be contacted individually to offer them travel alternatives.  As...

New trends in travel and work and could it fit your agenda

Workation…. Never heard yet? Do you know exactly what it is? If you look in urban dictionary you will find the following explanation – work remotely while doing the touristy things on weekend or after work.  Why? We all know pretty much about stress at work, about the impact on us and on companies in general as the productivity decreases in a serious way due to stress a...