Virgin Galactic unveils Mach 3 aircraft design powered by Rolls-Royce engines

The basic parameters of the initial high speed aircraft design include a targeted Mach 3 certified delta-wing aircraft that would have capacity for 9 to 19 people at an altitude…

VIDEO / Antonov An-225 landing and departing Prestwick Airport

Today, August 2nd, Antonov's An-225 Mriya (UR-82060) landed at Prestwick Airport coming from Bangor, USA, then it departed to Châteauroux. On Monday it will arrive in Tel Aviv before returning…

British Airways retires its sole Airbus A318

Today, BA has announced it is pulling the plug on BA1/BA2 all Business Class flights operated with Airbus A318 between London City and New York JFK (with a refuelling stop…

Airbus reports half-year results, lowers A350 production

This morning, Airbus has reported its consolidated financial results for the Half-Year (H1) ended 30 June 2020. Net commercial aircraft orders totalled 298 (H1 2019: 88 aircraft), including 8 aircraft…

Boeing: first 777X delivery delayed to 2022, 747 production to end in 2022

Today, when announcing its 2nd quarter results, Boeing has confirmed it would delay the delivery of its first 777X until 2022. Also, Boeing has confirmed that 747 production would end…

Turkish Airlines resumes Bucharest flights on July 30

The flights from Istanbul (IST) to Bucharest (OTP) are already in the system and can be booked. The schedule for August is currently being drawn out and the airline will…

IATA asks Romania’s government to provide financial relief for the aviation industry

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the Government of Romania to help air travel recover from the COVID-19 crisis by urgently providing promised financial relief to its aviation…

Vistara receives its first Airbus A321neo

The aircraft, arriving in New Delhi from Airbus’ final assembly lines in Hamburg, features 12 fully flat beds in Business Class, 24 seats in Premium Economy and 152 in Economy.…

Munich Airport, Meridiam and Strabag sign 35-year deal to run Sofia Airport

On July 22nd, the Bulgarian Ministry of Transport and the SOF Connect consortium signed the concessionaire agreement for Sofia Airport. The project has now entered a new phase and Meridiam,…

Alaska Airlines to join oneworld by the end of 2020

Alaska Airlines is to join oneworld, becoming the alliance’s 14th member airline and bringing even more destinations and flights to customers. Alaska Airlines is working with oneworld to deliver benefits…