Emirates To Introduces Third Daily Flights to Mauritius From October,…

Due to increased travel demand to and from Mauritius, Emirates will boost connectivity to the island nation with additional evening frequency to Mauritius which will operate until January 31, 2023. Emirates will be commanding the traffic between Dubai and Mauritius with the new third-daily frequency which supplements the existing 2X-daily…

Interview: Adept Test Pilot’s Perspective on Aviation’s Future

"They were called test pilots. And no one knew their names," - The Right Stuff So begins the story of Tom Wolfe's The Right Stuff, and the story of modern aviation. For every new engine, every new system, and every new aircraft, it is this unique breed of pilot who…

Malaysia Airlines Evaluating Options for Fleet Modernization

Malaysia Airlines is moving a step closer to modernizing its 21 Airbus A330s — replacing them with more fuel-efficient aircraft. The new flights are expected to lower carbon emissions. The airline owns 15 Airbus A330-300s and six Airbus A330-220s among its fleet of 87 aircraft. “We are in a late…

Emirates Nearly Tripled Passenger Tally, Doubled Revenue in 2021-2022 Year

Emirates, the Dubai-based flag carrier airline of the Arab Emirate of Dubai, part of The Emirates Group owned by the Government of Dubai, two days ago published its financial year 2021-2022 results on its official website. According to the report, Emirates' total passenger and cargo capacity increased by 47%, restoring…

China Southern to Retire Airbus A380 Fleet

Earlier today, China Southern Airlines sent the first two airframes of its Airbus A380 fleet to Victorville, Calif., then heading for the Mojave Desert, a small slice of which serves as a notorious aircraft graveyard. Asia’s largest airline officially kicked off the process of retiring its A380 fleet. By the…

Airbus Launches Hydrogen Engine Demonstration Program

Airbus on Wednesday announced that it will be teaming up with the world's largest jet engine manufacturer, CFM International, to collaborate on a program to produce and test a hydrogen-powered jet engine. CFM International is a 50/50 joint venture between GE Aviation and Safran Aircraft Engines.  The collaboration will conduct…

Airbus Launches New Subsidiary

On Monday, Airbus — the prominent, European aircraft manufacturer — announced the launch of Airbus Atlantic, which will become their new wholly-owned subsidiary. The combination of Airbus' two major production sites located in Nantes, France and Montoir-de-Bretagne, France with Stelia Aerospace — their seat design and manufacturing subsidiary — will…

Opinion: Is This The End For Jumbo Jets?

Taking a flight down memory lane to the aviation market in the 1960s and all the way till the early 2000s, airlines then needed bigger aircraft capacity to ferry as many passengers as possible for a variety of reasons that still exists today - from weeding out the competition to…

Emirates Takes Delivery of Final A380

Emirates took delivery of MSN272 on Thursday, 21 years after betting on the model as its launch customer during the 2000 Farnborough Air Show, when the aircraft was still being presented as A3XX, thus marking the end of the production line of the largest passenger aircraft in history. A total…