SpiceJet Flights Limited in Light of Safety Issues

Earlier in the week, it was announced that Indian aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, ordered SpiceJet to cut its schedule in half for the next eight week. The airline will only be able to fly a maximum of 50 percent of its flights while under “enhanced surveillance”…

Aeroméxico Reduces its Losses During the Second Quarter, But Remains…

Grupo Aeroméxico released its final report of its financial results for the second quarter of 2022. After announcing its exit from the Chapter 11 process in March, the company increased revenues by 91.5% compared to the same period of 2021. While losses narrowed by 1.815 billion Mexican pesos, it still recorded…

Panamá Pacífico International Airport Resumes Operations

On Thursday, Panamá Pacífico International Airport (BLB) resumed commercial operations, following the completion of the renovation works on its passenger terminal. The facility had been closed in March 2020, as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, Tocumen S.A. moved forward with expansion and modernization works, with the aim…

Singapore Airlines Reports Dramatic Surge in Passenger Numbers

Together with low-cost subsidiary Scoot the airlines of SIA Group carried 5.1 million passengers in Q1 2022-23. This number is a 158.2% increase over the previous quarter when Singapore was restricting travel to the country. Since April the island state has opened fully to vaccinated travelers and as a result,…

Beijing Reopens Its Doors to International Flights

On July 27, Lufthansa resumed its first Beijing flight, LH722, service from Frankfurt. The flight has been suspended for 907 days due to the pandemic. Lufthansa previously served the one-way flight from Beijing to Frankfurt, with the plane entering China in Shenyang, and then repositioning to Beijing. The resumed direct…

Boeing Forecasts Positive Cash Flow by 2022 End

U.S.-based Boeing released its second-quarter earnings report on Wednesday morning, reporting revenue of $16.7 billion, down 2 percent from its second-quarter earnings one year prior and $0.89 billion lower than analysts' expectations. Boeing recorded GAAP earnings per share of $0.32 and a loss per share of $0.37 (non-GAAP), thus exceeding…

Grottaglie Spaceport in Southern Italy to be Dubbed ‘Cryptaliae Spaceport’

The Grottaglie airport in Apulia (Southern Italy), has already a strategic role within the aerospace world. It is part of the international program for the on-site production of the Boeing 787 "Dreamliner" fuselages, but is currently interested in its further development as a strategic infrastructure for Europe for the growth…

COMAC’s C919 Finishes Testing Stages, Nears Certification

According to a social media post by The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China(COMAC) on July 23, the COMAC C919 has completed all flight test tasks and is in the final certification phase. The completion marks a significant milestone for the program and could mean certification in the coming months. For reference,…

Australia’s Regional Express Moves to Electrify Turboprop Aircraft

Australian airline Regional Express announced on July 21, 2022, it will be forming a partnership with Dovetail Electric Aviation in an effort to lead the way in converting turboprop aircraft to full electric propulsion. Collaborating together, and operating under the Dovetail brand, the two will work to develop and certify…