Industry
21-01-2020

VIDEO / Boeing 777X first flight will take place on January 23rd

Following rumours which have surfaced today, Boeing has now confirmed that the first flight of its new 777X widebody (N779XW, WH001) will take place on Thursday, "subject to weather and…
Industry
21-01-2020

SWISS completes cabin refurbishment on-board its 5 Airbus A340s

SWISS concluded the cabin refurbishment programme for its Airbus A340-300 aircraft fleet in mid-January. All 5 fleet members have now been provided with a totally new cabin and a new…
Industry
21-01-2020

Airbus to add A321 production capabilities in Toulouse

Airbus has decided to create new A321 production capabilities at its site in Toulouse. Currently, the only European Final Assembly Line (FAL) to assemble A321s is at Airbus’ Hamburg site.…
Industry
21-01-2020

Over 14 million passengers have passed through Bucharest’s airports in 2019

Last year, the two airports in Romania's capital, OTP and BBU, have seen 14,729,894 passengers (+6,3% versus 2018) and 145,002 movements (take-offs and landings), up 5,2% versus 2018. (more…)
Industry
20-01-2020

VIDEO / FAA issues an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) for GE90 engine

In the wake of an uncontained engine failure which happened in Bangkok on October 20th, 2019 on a Boeing 777-300ER Thai Airways (HS-TKL), the FAA has issued an Emergency Airworthiness…
New Routes
17-01-2020

Wizz Air announces 4 new routes from St. Petersburg

Today, January 17th, low-cost carrier Wizz Air has announced 4 new routes from St. Petersburg to Bucharest, Sofia, Bratislava and Vilnius. Also today, Wizz Air has announced the allocation of…
Industry
17-01-2020

The world’s most punctual airlines in 2019

For the 11th consecutive year, Cirium's On-Time Performance Review 2019 provides the definitive ranking of the world’s most on-time airlines and airports by size and region. (more…)
Industry
17-01-2020

LOT Polish Airlines, interested in buying Condor

According to Spiegel.de, LOT Polish Airlines has expressed its interest in buying Condor, the airline part of the bankrupt Thomas Cook. The investor will be selected before March 5th. (more…)
Industry
16-01-2020

VIDEO / Airbus demonstrates first fully automatic vision-based take-off

Airbus has successfully performed the first fully automatic vision-based take-off using an A350-1000 test aircraft at Toulouse-Blagnac airport. The test crew comprising of two pilots, two flight test engineers and…
New Routes
16-01-2020

Effective January 15th, LOT Polish Airlines also flies to Beijing Daxing

On Wednesday evening, January 15th, LOT Polish Airlines' 787-8 Dreamliner (SP-LRF) took off from Warsaw Chopin Airport for its inaugural flight to Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX). Covering 7,000 km,…