As the world grieves over the shootdown of MH17, the media is rife with speculation and misrepresentation of who could have and should have prevented the… Read More »Could ECAC Speech by Eurocontrol Director General On EU ATC Have Protected MH17?
REGULATORY UPDATE: MH17 NOTAM FDC 4/2182 (A0025/14) FORMALLY PROHIBITS FLIGHTS IN EASTERN UKRAINIAN AIRSPACE
The FAA has formally updated its Notice to Airman (NOTAM) PROHIBITING US flight operations in the airspace over eastern Ukrain “UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.” According to… Read More »REGULATORY UPDATE: MH17 NOTAM FDC 4/2182 (A0025/14) FORMALLY PROHIBITS FLIGHTS IN EASTERN UKRAINIAN AIRSPACE
New Competition for Norwegian from the East: Prize-Winning Long-Haul Low-Cost AirAsia X Orders 50 A330neo To Reach Europe
AirAsia X, the long-haul affiliate of the Skytrax Winning AirAsia (World’s Best and Asia’s Best Low-Cost Carrier as announced today) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding… Read More »New Competition for Norwegian from the East: Prize-Winning Long-Haul Low-Cost AirAsia X Orders 50 A330neo To Reach Europe
Progress announced for Blue-Box Aircraft Tracking System: Certification of L-3 Recorders on Airbus A320 FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. (FLYHT) has announced that its partner L-3 Aviation… Read More »FLYHT Announces L-3 AFIRS 228S Aviation Recorders Obtain Airbus A320 Certification
The Fanhansa LH 2014 champion plane lands in Berlin-Tegel after an eleven hour flight from Copacabana. Officer Uwe Strohdeicher and his 22 crew members landed this morning… Read More »Fanhansa Gold: Lufthansa Celebrates Bringing World Cup Champions Home with Gilded Livery
At the Farnborough Airshow, Boeing has announced the features of its 777X cabin which the aircraft manufacturer says will further enhance the passenger experience onboard… Read More »Boeing Reveals Plans for 777X Cabin Interiors
Now that Air Lease Corporation has confirmed its Boeing orders for the Farnborough Air Show, we can compare the leasing companies’ preferences for the two manufacturers… Read More »The Farnborough Orders: Air Lease Corporation on Airbus vs. Boeing
Boeing has announced that it is in the last stages of testing and production readiness verification of a new method for building 777 using equipment it has… Read More »Boeing Will Use German Robots to Build 777 Fuselages
Denmark-based lessor Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) signed a total order for 75 ATR 42-600 aircraft in a deal valued at over $1.55 billion US. Nordic Aviation Capital… Read More »Danish Nordic Aviation Capital Places Farnborough Order for 75 More ATRs
Catering to the needs of special needs passengers should be a priority for aviation–and the travel industry as a whole–as a moral imperative, but, sadly, the… Read More »New Skift Stats Reveal the Inherent Value of Accessible Tourism
Boeing Pitches Monarch for 737 MAX 8 and Scores 30. Will Monarch Tighten Pitch of PF2000 to Fit 200?
Boeing has announced at Farnborough today that it is “finalising terms and working towards a Purchase Agreement” with UK-based holiday and charters carrier Monarch Airlines for… Read More »Boeing Pitches Monarch for 737 MAX 8 and Scores 30. Will Monarch Tighten Pitch of PF2000 to Fit 200?
Airbus has made a big issue about wide seating proposing an 18-inch standard for the industry at large in long-haul service. Such a standard would… Read More »Airbus Continues to Walk A Wide Line on Seating, and Boeing Takes The Fast Road to the Front
Airlines serve many destinations, but Southwest Airlines is working to make sure the destinations it serves are better places for their passengers to visit. … Read More »How Southwest Airlines Works to Take Its Passengers to Even Better Destinations
There’s an order to the chaos of San Fermín. Despite the reputation the running of the bulls has as a raucous testosterone-fuelled trial of manhood,… Read More »San Fermín: Bulls, Drones, Selfies, Horns, Fines, Skewering
The Norwegian Air Saga Continues: New Route Between Copenhagen and Bangkok Is Only Small Piece of the Big Puzzle
Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, the Oslo-based Low-Cost Carrier has announced that it will launch a new route between Copenhagen and Bangkok, as part of the… Read More »The Norwegian Air Saga Continues: New Route Between Copenhagen and Bangkok Is Only Small Piece of the Big Puzzle
The LEGO Pilot is no longer alone in the LEGO skies. Neither is LEGO ATC, or Miss LEGO Pilot, or any of the other remarkable… Read More »Attn: LEGO Onebrick Proves A Good Aviation Alliance Is Its Own Reward
The video taken this July 5, by Miguel Angel Ramirez Ruiz at Barcelona-El Prat, of an apparent near-miss between an Utair aircraft on approach for landing and… Read More »Go-Round Video From Barcelona-El Prat Won’t Form Part of Investigation
The FAA has proposed a $295,750 civil penalty against SkyWest Airlines, Inc. of St. George, Utah, for alleged violations of USDOT drug and alcohol testing… Read More »FAA to Fine SkyWest $295,750 for Drug Testing Violations
An eager fan wanting to see a bit of World Cup action caused controversy with Team France–and now the Tour de France is plagued by… Read More »First the World Cup, Now Drones Cause Trouble For the Tour de France
Red Rapture: Virgin Atlantic Goes Atomic, I’m Old(er) & Did The LEGO Pilot Just Reveal His Secret Identity?
Virgin Atlantic celebrated the debut of its new Vivienne Westwood designed crew uniform, with what looks like it must have been a really fun launch… Read More »Red Rapture: Virgin Atlantic Goes Atomic, I’m Old(er) & Did The LEGO Pilot Just Reveal His Secret Identity?