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Interview: Red Bull Pilot Matt Hall on Expanding into Charter…

There are pilots, and then there are pilots. Of the latter, Matt Hall is one. Perhaps best known as Australia's…

Opinion: Why the Comac C919 Cannot Currently Be Considered A…

The Comac C919 is a twin-engine narrow-body low-wing airliner made by the Chinese company Comac — short for Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China. It began the design and construction stages…

Opinion: Single Pilot and Autonomous Flight Operations

Over 40 countries, including Germany, the UK and New Zealand, have asked the United Nations body that sets aviation standards to help make single-pilot flights a safe reality. The European…

Uganda Airlines Sets Sights for Heathrow Airport Summer 2023 Launch…

Uganda Airlines is aiming for a summer launch for its long-anticipated service to London's Heathrow Airport, after the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) offered the carrier the option to operate…

Editor's Pick

How Aeroflot Is Surviving After Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine — Part 1:…

Six months have passed since Russia invaded Ukraine. Despite overwhelming support for Ukraine from the rest of the world, there is still no end in sight to the conflict between…

With the Designer: Virgin Atlantic Shows Off Innovative A330neo Cabins

Virgin Atlantic’s first Airbus A330neo is preparing to touch down in the U.K. this September. The arrival of the first aircraft will mark a major milestone in the carrier’s fleet…

The Boeing 737-200 And the Start of the Jet Age in Indonesia

Lately, aviation enthusiasts have rarely seen Boeing 737-200 aircraft — easy to notice with a distinctive engine shape — crossing the Indonesian archipelago. The reason is that many national airlines…

Airports

Manila Airport Hit by Power Outage

Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), the gateway to Philippines, has fallen at the first hurdle in 2023. Thousands of passengers were left stranded in the airport on the New Year’s day due to a…

London City Airport Asks for Permission to Increase Passenger Numbers

London City Airport, one of the five airports serving the Metropolitan area of London, and one of the only two inside the M25 orbital, has filed an application to change its existing planning permission in…

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Cathay Pacific Reduces Flights to Japan

Cathay Pacific and Hong Kong Express, its low-cost carrier, have more than their fair share as 150 flights to Japan are being forced to cancel between Feb. 3 and March…

Somalia’s Aviation Takes Off: ‘Class A’ Airspace Restored After Three Decades

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the airspace over Somalia and the surrounding region will be reclassified as Class A effective from 26th January 2023. The reclassification follows…

Ryanair Begins Scimitar Retrofit For its Boeing 737 Fleet

On 23 January 2023, Ryanair installed Split Scimitar Winglets on the first of more than 400 new-generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft in its fleet in order to reduce its carbon footprint.…

End of an Era: Alaska Retires the Dash 8 Q400

Alaska Airlines subsidiary Horizon Air has retired its Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 fleet, with the last passenger flight operating on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023. A 22-Year Legacy The Dash 8…

Amazon Air Launches Service in India, Leases Two Aircraft to Expedite Services

Amazon has launched Amazon Air services in India. A first for the country, as to date no e-commerce company has had its own dedicated fleet operating in the country. Two…

ZeroAvia Completes First Hydrogen-Powered Flight

 ZeroAvia's modified 19-seat Dornier 228 twin-engine aircraft took to the sky in testbed configuration for the first flight as part of the HyFlyer II project. The airplane was retrofitted with…