DUBAI – Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air has sold two of its Airbus A340 aircraft to U.S.-based Apollo Aviation Group as the struggling carrier realigns its fleet for a new strategy focusing on regional routes.
The aircraft were 16 years… Continue reading
The An-148 registration RA-61701 operated by State Transport Company â€œRossiyaâ€ has performed its first Flight FV189 on the central timetable, carrying passengers from the airlineâ€™s main hub in Pulkovo of St. Petersburg to Moscow’s Domododovo Airport. The airplane represents a… Continue reading
China’s first indigenously-made regional jetliner ARJ21-700 has successfully conducted cold weather testing, a crucial step in getting the type certificate, China News Service’s Website reported Monday.
Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC), the ARJ21′s manufacturer, told media Monday the ARJ21-700… Continue reading
Eurocopter meets 2009 Turnover and Delivery Objectives – Civil Orders decrease while military Orders increase
Eurocopter, the worldâ€™s leading helicopter manufacturer, met its business and delivery objectives for 2009 and stabilised its turnover at the level of its record year, 2008. The world economic crisis caused a sharp order decline in the civil market for… Continue reading
Embraerâ€™s midlight Legacy 450 and midsize Legacy 500 executive jet development programs continue moving full ahead. The concepts were presented at the 2007 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Annual Meeting and Convention, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. The Company maintains its… Continue reading
An Ethiopian Airlines passenger plane with 90 people on board has crashed into the Mediterranean Sea shortly after take-off from Beirut airport.
Eyewitnesses say they saw a ball of fire in the sky before Addis Ababa-bound Flight ET409 fell into… Continue reading