Monthly Archives: February 2018

First Ultra Long Range A350 XWB Rolled Out

The first Ultra Long Range version of the A350 XWB has rolled out of the Airbus final assembly line in Toulouse.  The latest variant of … More ››

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American and Qantas file Application to Form Joint Business

American Airlines and Qantas say they have filed an application with the US Department of Transportation (DOT) seeking approval to form a joint business “to … More ››

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Aim for 1 Billion Passengers to Fly on Sustainable Aviation Fuel Flights by 2025

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has set out an aim for one billion passengers to fly on flights powered by a mix of jet fuel … More ››

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Stansted Moves to Raise Passenger Cap

London Stansted Airport has submitted a planning application to Uttlesford District Council to raise the current cap on the number of passengers it is permitted … More ››

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EASA Publishes its First Formal Opinion on Safe Drone Ops in Europe

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published the first formal Opinion on safe operations for small drones in Europe.  EASA says it is an … More ››

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Royal Jordanian Invites People to Choose a Name for its Frequent Flyer Programme

Royal Jordanian has invited its Jordanian fans, customers and frequent flyers to take part in renaming the airline’s loyalty program, by submitting their suggestions through … More ››

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Airbus delivers its first A350-1000 to launch customer Qatar Airways

Airbus has delivered the world’s first A350-1000 widebody airliner to launch customer Qatar Airways at a delivery event in Toulouse, France.  The aircraft is the … More ››

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One-off Airbus A380 Flight for Beirut

The first ever Airbus A380 landing at Beirut’s Rafic Al Hariri International Airport (IATA: BEY) will take place on March 29.  Emirates has announced it … More ››

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Boeing 737 MAX 9 Certified for Commercial Service

Boeing has announced that the 737 MAX 9 has received an amended type certificate (ATC) from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), officially certifying the … More ››

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Munich Airport and Lufthansa Test Humanoid Robot

She is 4ft (120cm) tall, with sparkling round eyes and a pleasant voice: Starting from February 15, “Josie Pepper” the robot will be answering questions … More ››

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