Aircraft

First Flight for Delta Air Lines A220

October 8, 2018 2

Delta Air Lines’ first A220-100 took off on its first flight from Mirabel airport, Québec, at 2:02pm on October 6. The aircraft was crewed by A220 programme test pilots. Airbus said that during a successful […]

Airline Focus

New Aircraft Stands for London Stansted Airport

October 2, 2018 0

Four new aircraft parking stands have become operational, marking the completion of the first phase of airfield works as part of London Stansted Airport’s £600m transformation programme. The echo stand extension, spanning 430,556sq ft (40,000m²), […]

Air Cargo

United Airlines Orders Nine 787-9 Dreamliners

October 2, 2018 0

United Airlines has announced it is expanding its 787 Dreamliner fleet again with a new order for nine 787-9 airliners, the longest-range member of the Dreamliner family. United had announced the purchase of four 787-9s […]

Air Cargo

Primera Air Collapses

October 2, 2018 0

After 14 years in business, the Icelandic owned, Danish-registered budget airline, Primera Air, ceased operations at midnight on October 1. The carrier had offered low-cost flights from Stansted and Birmingham to North America earlier this […]

Air Traffic Control

Bahrain Upgrades to CAT II Instrument Landing System

October 1, 2018 0

Bahrain’s aviation regulator, Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA), in cooperation with Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the management company of Bahrain International Airport has announced the completion of an instrument landing system (ILS) upgrade to CAT II […]

Air Traffic Control

Busiest Summer Ever for UK Air Traffic Controllers

September 28, 2018 0

UK navigation service provider NATS has said this summer’s skies were the busiest on record. NATS figures recorded that just over 736,800 commercial aircraft flew in UK airspace over the course of June, July and […]

Airline Focus

Leeds Bradford to Extend Terminal Building

September 27, 2018 0

Leeds Bradford Airport has announced a multi-million pound, three-storey extension to its terminal building. Once complete, it will house a transformed international arrivals process, including immigration, baggage reclaim and customs. The extension is part of […]

Aircraft

Airbus A330-900 Receives EASA Type Certification

September 26, 2018 0

The A330-900 has received its Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The type, the larger version of the re-engined A330neo, is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines. The Type Certificate was signed […]

Aircraft

Two new Aircraft Cabin Designs for Air France

September 26, 2018 0

Air France has revealed its new Economy and Premium Economy cabins which will be retrofitted on board its 15 Airbus A330s from January 2019. In addition, customers will progressively discover a new colour scheme and […]