* Air Algerie jet went missing en route to Algiers
* Burkina Faso says jet asked to change course due to storm
* Passenger list includes 51 French citizens (Adds Mali president, Burkina Faso general, Lebanese family)
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(AFP) Ireland’s Ryanair and Greece’s Aegean Airlines are among more than 15 applicants who have made a non-binding expression of interest to buy loss-making Cypriot flag-carrier Cyprus Airways, officials said Thursday.
“The interest has surpassed our expectations but we… Continue reading
After lifting more than 4.5 million pounds of cargo and conducting thousands of delivery missions for the U.S. Marine Corps, the Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] and Kaman Aerospace Corporation [NYSE: KAMN] K-MAX cargo unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has returned to… Continue reading
Dassault Aviation has joined the engines, wings and fuselage of the first Falcon 8X, paving the way for initial power-on and the beginning of ground tests.
The 6,450 nm ultra-long range 8X was unveiled at the European Business Aviation Convention… Continue reading
The world’s newest airliner, the Airbus A350-900, has taken off this morning for the final stage towards certification. These Route Proving tests are designed to demonstrate readiness for airline operations and will include high airfield performance, auto-landing trials, and… Continue reading
Skymark Airlines, Japan’s third largest airline, has chosen Panasonic Avionics Corporation’s (‘Panasonic’) global connectivity service, eXConnect, to provide its passengers with free-of-charge in-flight Wi-Fi service.
Passengers will be able to stay on top of current events… Continue reading
ESA’s fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle is now scheduled for launch to the International Space Station at 23:44 GMT on 29 July (01:44 CEST 30 July) on an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 will… Continue reading
Hawaiian Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus for six A330-800neo aircraft. The agreement adds yet another name to the growing list of launch customers for the new aircraft type. The new commitment replaces a previous order… Continue reading
Typhoon fighter proposed to replace F-16 fleet
Airbus Defence and Space has submitted its bid in response to the Danish Ministry of Defence´s tender for the replacement of Denmark´s fleet of F-16 fighters.
On behalf of Eurofighter it confirms… Continue reading
(Reuters) – A TransAsia Airways turboprop plane crashed on its second attempt at landing during a thunderstorm on an island off Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 47 people and setting buildings on fire, officials said.
The plane, a 70-seat… Continue reading
Aviationnews.eu is a Dutch site and because we are Dutch we would like to give special attention to all the victims of the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 that was shot down over the Ukraine last Thursday July 17th.
The grief… Continue reading
(Reuters) – Airbus has carried out a high-speed rejected take-off test for its new A350 airliner, the planemaker said on Tuesday.
The test is a key step towards European safety certification which industry sources expect in late August… Continue reading