Category: News

Weekly news 11/01/2018 – 18/02/2018

19 February 2018 Off

IRAN ASEMAN AIRLINES’ ATR72 CRASHED IN IRAN.  An ATR of Iran Aseman Airlines which flew from Tehran-Mehrabad to Yasouj has crashed in Iran on Saturday the18th with 66 souls on board. The Aircraft has been localized at 22 kilometres of its final destination in a mountainous area. Moreover, the hard climatic conditions – Snowstorm – make…

By Florian Polycarpe

Weekly News 05/02/18 – 11/02/18

13 February 2018 Off

Airbus to stop using P&W engines on its A320NEOs   Airbus has decided to no longer accept new Pratt & Whitney PW1100G engines for its A320neo family, a new problem that has been identified after a higher than normal number of unplanned stops in flight or during take-offs. The 18 airlines that chose the PW1100G…

By Alex

Weekly News 29/01/18 – 04/02/18

5 February 2018 Off

First flight for the Airbus A321LR Wednesday, January 31, Airbus made the first test flight of the A321LR (Long Range). This variant of the A321neo is embarking on a flight test campaign with a goal of commissioning in the second quarter of 2018. The A321LR for “Long Range” is able to travel 7,400 kilometers non-stop,…

By Alex

Weekly News 22/01/18 – 28/01/18

28 January 2018 Off

The first A350-1000 to be delivered to Qatar Airways in February   Akbar al-Baker, the CEO of Qatar Airways, said on Saturday the 27th that the A350-1000 would finally join its fleet between February 15th and 20th. The A350-1000, which was originally scheduled to join its fleet at the end of last year, will arrive…

By Alex

flydubai confirms 175 Boeing 737MAX

22 December 2017 Off

flydubai finalized on December 21 the acquisition of 175 Boeing 737 MAX, with options for 50 additional aircraft, his third order to the American aircraft manufacturer in eight years. The low-cost partner of Emirates confirms the commitment it had made in November at the Dubai Air Show. The agreement is valued by Boeing at $…

By Alex

Aigle Azur orders two A330s

11 December 2017 Off

The airline Aigle Azur has ordered two Airbus A330-200s that will allow it to launch its first long-haul routes by mid-2018. No destination is mentioned, announcements are expected early next year. The French company explains this December 12, 2017 that the two aircraft will be equipped with Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines, and configured in…

By Alex

Fiji Airways is going back to Tokyo

11 December 2017 Off

The airline Fiji Airways will relaunch next summer a connection between Nadi and Tokyo, after more than nine years of absence in the capital of Japan. As of July 3, 2018, the national airline of Fiji will offer three flights a week between its base in Nadi and Tokyo-Narita Airport, operated by Airbus A330-200 that…

By Alex

B737 MAX for Aerolineas Argentinas

7 December 2017 Off

Boeing a annoncé la livraison à la compagnie aérienne Aerolineas Argentinas du premier des douze 737 MAX 8attendus, son vol commercial inaugural ayant déjà eu lieu entre Buenos Aires et Mendoza – une première en Amérique latine pour le monocouloir remotorisé. Immatriculé LV-GVD et configuré pour accueillir 8 passagers en classe Affaires et 162 en Economie, le premier MAX 8 de la compagnie…

By Alex

Air China: Shenzhen-Los Angeles and Panama in Spring

7 December 2017 Off

The airline Air China inaugurates Thursday a new connection between Shenzhen and Los Angeles, its second towards the metropolis of California. And it should land in Panama next March, extending its line to Houston. From 7 December 2017, the Chinese national airline offers three weekly flights between Shenzhen-Bao’an and Los Angeles Airport operated by Boeing…

By Alex

China Airlines receives an A350 running on biofuel

5 December 2017 Off

Airbus has delivered its tenth A350 model to Air China and it runs on a blend of biofuels. The Taiwanese company is responding to the environmental performance optimization program designed by Airbus and Air Total, which has developed this engine option. “The tenth Taiwan A350 aircraft will be equipped with alternative fuels (SAF: sustainable alternative…

By Alex