Category Archives: Aircraft

Norway’s First Electric-Powered Flight

On June 18, Ketil Solvik-Olsen, Norway’s Minister of Transport and Communications and airport operator Avinor’s CEO, Dag Falk-Petersen, took part in Norway’s first electric-powered flight. … More ››

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Cathay Pacific Becomes Second Operator of the A350-1000

Cathay Pacific Airways has become the second airline to operate the A350-1000 after it took delivery of the aircraft at a special event in Toulouse. … More ››

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Air Tattoo Takes RAF100 ‘International’

One of the biggest public demonstrations of RAF air and ground capability will be on display at this summer’s Royal International Air Tattoo as part … More ››

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Airbus A330neo Begins Route Proving Tour

The A330neo, Airbus’ newest widebody aircraft, has embarked on a worldwide tour to demonstrate its readiness for airline operations.  As final step in the aircraft … More ››

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Airbus Introduces Fourth A320 Family Production Line

Airbus has inaugurated the fourth Hamburg A320 Family production line.  The company said the facility’s new technology is a key enabler for ramping up the … More ››

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Outsize Cargo Challenge at Amsterdam

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl), has handled two charter flights for its customer AirBridgeCargo Airlines, each carrying 65ft 6in (20m)-long machinery components weighing … More ››

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Airbus BelugaXL Passes Ground Vibration Test 

The first BelugaXL is one step closer to its first flight.  The airframe has passed the Ground Vibration Test (GVT), a requirement for certification of … More ››

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Primera to Suspend Transatlantic Services from Birmingham

Birmingham Airport has said it is disappointed to confirm that Primera Air will temporarily suspend flights to New York and Toronto from June 21 due … More ››

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Widerøe to Launch Bergen – Liverpool Services

Scandinavia’s largest regional airline Widerøe has announced that it is to start operating a twice weekly service between Bergen, Norway (IATA:BGO) and Liverpool John Lennon … More ››

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More A320neo and ceo Airliners for the Lufthansa Group

The Lufthansa Group has firmed-up a previous option for six further Airbus A320neo, following a decision by the company’s supervisory board at the beginning of … More ››

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