04 December 2020 12:47 | Accident
Boeing 777 Makes Emergency Landing at Japan's Naha Airport
Boeing 777 has made an emergency landing due to a malfunction in the left engine. (sputniknews.com)

04 December 2020 10:39 | Accident
Plane lands on I-35W in Arden Hills
New video from traffic cameras on I-35W show a small plane landing on the interstate and crashing into a vehicle Wednesday night. (fox9.com)

04 December 2020 10:35 | Accident
Air India A320neo Attemped To Take Off From Wrong Runway
An Air India Airbus attempted to take off from the wrong runway in Chennai last month. (simpleflying.com)

04 December 2020 10:34 | News
MH370 did not crash in the maldives
MH370 did not crash in the Maldives according to one of the world’s leading oceanographers, pouring cold water on a recent theory. (airlineratings.com)

03 December 2020 17:37 | News
Ryanair orders 75 more Boeing 737 Max planes
Irish airline Ryanair has placed an order for 75 more Boeing 737 Max aircraft as the plane is set to return to the skies after two fatal crashes. (bbc.com)

03 December 2020 9:42 | Crash
Video captures runway overrun involving U.S Republican politician Dade Phelan
Presumptive Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan involved in plane crash at Angelina County Airport. (twitter.com)

03 December 2020 8:49 | News
United halts nonstop flights to China
United, which restarted flights to China in July, has abruptly reverted its sole San Francisco to Shanghai service to first stop in Seoul. (businesstraveller.com)

03 December 2020 8:45 | News
Sukhoi S-70 combat drone tested with missiles
The Russian military conducted a series of interceptions with the heavy attack drone S-70 Okhotnik (“Hunter”), including simulated use of air-to-air missiles. (aerotime.aero)

02 December 2020 17:56 | News
Emirates Resumes Airbus A380 Flights To Manchester
Dubai-based carrier Emirates today resumed scheduled Airbus A380 services to Manchester. (simpleflying.com)

02 December 2020 9:22 | Accident
Air Djibouti plane made a safe emergency landing
Air Djibouti plane made a safe emergency landing at Garowe's main airport after losing one of its main landing wheels, and no injuries were reported. (twitter.com)

01 December 2020 19:08 | News
Why Are Helicopters So Expensive?
Buying a helicopter is a major purchase, with an average price of close to $1.8 million. (aircraftcompare.com)

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01 December 2020 19:00 | News
EVA Air speeds up boarding process by AI technology
EVA Air announced the launch of a new contactless facial recognition technology as a part of the United States Biometric Exit program. (aerotime.aero)

01 December 2020 13:43 | News
Breeze Only Wants Students From One University As Employees
Breeze Airways is ready to start hiring pilots and flight attendants that are interested in working for “The Worlds Nicest Airline.” (simpleflying.com)

01 December 2020 11:17 | News
Emirates to roll out premium economy in the super jumbo
Emirates will finally introduce premium economy class later this month with the delivery of its latest A380 from Airbus. (airlineratings.com)

01 December 2020 8:49 | News
United Airlines ready to distribute Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines
On November 27, 2020, United Airlines began operating charter flights delivering mass shipments of the Pfizer’s vaccine. (aerotime.aero)

30 November 2020 23:48 | News
Thanksgiving Prompts Surge In US Air Passengers
Unsurprisingly, the United States saw a growth in passenger numbers over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. (simpleflying.com)

30 November 2020 12:02 | News
TAP Portugal Set To Cut Up To 3600 Jobs
The indebted airline is preparing to cut 3,600 people from its 10,600 strong workforce while also getting rid of 17 aircraft. (simpleflying.com)

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30 November 2020 9:24 | News
What Happened To American Airlines’ DC-10 Fleet?
The McDonnell Douglas DC-10 was a notable, and even notorious, part of American Airlines’ long-haul fleet. (simpleflying.com)

30 November 2020 9:13 | News
China's Comac C919 nears certification
Chinese state-owned aerospace manufacturer Comac has largely finalised the design of its C919 aircraft. (businesstraveller.com)

29 November 2020 7:21 | News
Brazil Will Restore 80% Of Its Domestic Capacity By December
Brazilian airlines have had a swift domestic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. (simpleflying.com)

28 November 2020 12:52 | News
Rise and fall of most connected cities: top 10 of 2020
The ongoing pandemic reordered cities’ air connectivity rankings. While declined traffic affects all markets, there are no winners. (aerotime.aero)

28 November 2020 7:17 | News
Former Berlin Tegel airport to become vaccination center
Airport will be re-opened in mid-December 2020 as a vaccination center. (aerotime.aero)

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27 November 2020 13:38 | News
FlyBosnia Missing A Hub Airport After Sarajevo Cuts Contract
FlyBosnia, the flag carrier of Bosnia and Herzegovina, has had its contract with Sarajevo International Airport terminated. (simpleflying.com)

27 November 2020 12:36 | News
British Airways announces double checked-in baggage allowance from India
British Airways has announced doubled checked-in baggage allowance for World Traveller passengers travelling from India and Pakistan to the UK this winter. (businesstraveller.com)

27 November 2020 9:47 | Accident
Calm Air cargo plane goes off runway in Naujaat
There have been no injuries reported after Calm Air Flight 464 went off the runway at the Naujaat airport in Nunavut. (cbc.ca)

27 November 2020 9:12 | Accident
DHL A300 aborts takeoff at Brussels Airport
DHL A300 aborts takeoff at Brussels Airport, requiring emergency services to attend to hot brakes. (twitter.com)

26 November 2020 19:05 | News
The Airbus A380 Vs Boeing 787 – Which Plane Is Best?
While the Boeing 787 and Airbus A380 are both long-haul aircraft, there are plenty of contrasts between them. (simpleflying.com)

26 November 2020 15:16 | News
Delta to trial transatlantic Covid-free flights between Atlanta and Rome
Delta is to launch a new trial enabling quarantine-free travel between the US and Italy next month. (businesstraveller.com)

26 November 2020 10:32 | News
Alaska Airlines and Ryanair reiterate support for 737 MAX
The two airlines, which own a substantial amount of Boeing 737 aircraft, have expressed their support for the troubled jet in their own separate ways. (aerotime.aero)

26 November 2020 10:25 | Accident
Lightning Strike Prompts Air New Zealand ATR-72 Diversion
An Air New Zealand ATR-72 decided to divert to Auckland on Wednesday after a lightning strike incident. (simpleflying.com)

25 November 2020 14:19 | News
Emirates expects to fly all Airbus A380 by 2022
The largest operator of the Airbus A380, Emirates, shared an optimistic view of the demand for air travel in the near-term future. (aerotime.aero)

25 November 2020 11:57 | News
USAF F-35A achieves supersonic nuclear bomb drop-test
A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II successfully completed a series of flight tests in which it demonstrated the capacity of the B61-12, an upcoming nuclear bomb, to be dropped from an internal bomb bay at supersonic speed. (aerotime.aero)

25 November 2020 11:44 | News
Will Ryanair Emerge COVID-19 As Europe’s Cheapest Airline?
Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary believes his airline will emerge from COVID as the lowest cost carrier in Europe. (simpleflying.com)

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24 November 2020 13:29 | News
World’s Longest A350 Flight? ‘Merkel One’ Flies Non-Stop To Australia
Recently the German Air Force has been putting its new Airbus A350, registered 10+03, to the test. (simpleflying.com)

24 November 2020 11:52 | News
China launches Chang'e-5 mission to bring back rocks from moon
China has launched a robotic spacecraft to bring back rocks from the moon – the first such attempt by any country since the 1970s. (theguardian.com)

24 November 2020 11:39 | News
Which Indian Airlines Have The Largest Fleets?
India is one of the fastest-growing aviation markets globally and home to many expanding airlines. (simpleflying.com)

24 November 2020 9:14 | News
Pricing, design and quality issues killed the A380
Airbus super salesman John Leahy says that pricing, design, and quality issues were the final nails in the coffin of the A380. (airlineratings.com)

24 November 2020 9:01 | News
Qantas boss says all international travellers on airline will have to have vaccination
Alan Joyce says once the vaccine is widely available it will be a non-negotiable condition of flight on international services. (theguardian.com)

23 November 2020 17:48 | Accident
BA 747 catches fire while parked
British Airways 747 catches fire while parked at Castellón Airport in Spain. No injuries reported. (twitter.com)

23 November 2020 13:04 | News
How Uber Air Could Impact Domestic Airlines Operations In The US
Way back in October 2016, rideshare company Uber announced its new project UberAir. (simpleflying.com)

23 November 2020 10:29 | News
Virgin Atlantic offers 50 per cent off reward redemptions
Virgin Atlantic has launched its Black Friday promotion, with a flight sale across its network and 50 per cent off reward seat redemptions. (businesstraveller.com)

23 November 2020 8:27 | News
Is Flying Premium Economy Actually Worth It?
One of the problems with premium economy class is that it is highly variable. (simpleflying.com)

22 November 2020 13:49 | Accident
Singaporean pilots make emergency landing on Johor highway
Two Singaporean pilots flying a light aircraft made an emergency landing on a highway in Johor on Sunday morning. (channelnewsasia.com)

22 November 2020 7:43 | Video
Crosswind landings at Düsseldorf airport

22 November 2020 7:31 | News
Malaysia Airlines seeks aid from wealth fund Khazanah
The group said it remains in talks for a restructuring and that it was targeting a commercial agreement in the first week of December. (channelnewsasia.com)

21 November 2020 17:03 | News
Europe regulator sees Boeing 737 MAX ungrounding in January
Europe’s aviation safety regulator expects to clear the Boeing 737 MAX for flight in January. (reuters.com)

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21 November 2020 7:54 | News
JetBlue Cabin Crew Have Rejected Proposed Contract
JetBlue’s inflight crewmembers have rejected a tentative agreement between the airline and its union. (simpleflying.com)

21 November 2020 7:17 | News
Airlines ready themselves to carry Covid-19 vaccines
Now we see at least three airlines preparing to fly billions of Covid-19 vaccines around the world. (businesstraveller.com)

20 November 2020 14:02 | News
EVA Air launches speed dating 'flight to nowhere'
EVA Air's latest "flight to nowhere" help people find love in the sky. (edition.cnn.com)

20 November 2020 12:37 | News
Qatar Airways unveils first World Cup 2022 livery
Qatar Airways has painted one of its B777 aircraft in a new FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 livery, to mark the two-year countdown to the tournament. (businesstraveller.com)

20 November 2020 10:37 | Accident
Thai AirAsia A320neo Flies 800km At 10,000 Feet After Pressurization Issue
On November 5th, a Thai AirAsia A320neo experienced a pressurization incident on a flight from Narathiwat to Bangkok in Thailand. (simpleflying.com)

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19 November 2020 17:40 | News
What airlines need to do before they can fly Boeing 737 MAX?
A lot has to be done before the jet takes to the skies commercially. (aerotime.aero)

19 November 2020 17:31 | News
Can You Bring a Drone on a Plane?
Before packing a drone with the rest of the luggage, find out whether your drone is allowed on the plane or not. (aircraftcompare.com)

19 November 2020 7:51 | News
Vietnam Airlines to receive $520 million rescue package
Vietnam’s National Assembly cleared the way for a rescue package to assist its national airline. (businesstraveller.com)

19 November 2020 6:50 | News
Why Aircraft Don’t Fly Over The South Pole
Flights over the Antarctic landmass are unusual. Why is this? (simpleflying.com)

18 November 2020 18:49 | News
Norwegian To Enter Irish Bankruptcy Protection
Beleaguered airline Norwegian has begun a reorganization process and has sought protection under Irish law from its creditors. (simpleflying.com)

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18 November 2020 13:56 | News
FAA clears Boeing 737 Max to fly again
The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday cleared the Boeing’s 737 Max to fly again after 20-month grounding spurred by deadly crashes. (cnbc.com)

18 November 2020 10:30 | News
Cathay Pacific cuts flights to six destinations
Hong Kong’s flag carrier will cease operations to six destinations across Europe and North America indefinitely as losses pile up. (businesstraveller.com)

18 November 2020 10:23 | Accident
Former Nigeria Airways A310 Burns Down In Belgium
In a shocking incident, a former Nigeria Airways A310 has burned down in Gilly, Belgium. (simpleflying.com)

17 November 2020 17:31 | News
United States and United Kingdom sign a new Open Skies agreement
The United States and the United Kingdom signed a new Open Skies agreement, as the latter is exiting the European Union. (aerotime.aero)

17 November 2020 17:28 | Accident
TruJet flight makes emergency landing
Trujet ATR-72 damaged during hard landing at Mysore Airport in India. (timesnownews.com)

17 November 2020 10:03 | News
American start-up to design self-driving vehicle for jet pushback
The company expected the new innovation to push the now used aircraft moving vehicles out of the market. (aerotime.aero)

17 November 2020 9:57 | News
Heathrow Staff To Strike For 4 Days In December
Thousands of workers at London’s Heathrow Airport have announced planned strike action next month. (simpleflying.com)

17 November 2020 9:50 | News
EasyJet slumps to first annual loss amid pandemic
EasyJet has reported its first annual loss in the airline's 25-year history as the coronavirus crisis continues to affect the travel industry deeply. (bbc.com)

16 November 2020 15:24 | News
What Is Reverse Thrust?
Reverse thrust, also known as thrust reversal, involves diverting the thrust of an aircraft’s engines to decelerate the plane. (simpleflying.com)

16 November 2020 11:19 | Accident
Fuel System Blockage Forces Pobeda 737 To Divert To Moscow
Over the weekend, a Pobeda Airlines Boeing 737-800 experienced an issue while flying from Saint Petersburg to the city of Cheboksary. (simpleflying.com)

16 November 2020 10:02 | News
Korean Air to acquire Asiana
Korean Air and its owner Hanjin Group has announced a KRW 1.8 trillion (£1.2 billion) deal to acquire rival Korean carrier Asiana Airlines. (businesstraveller.com)

16 November 2020 9:45 | Accident
Jetliner hits bear on runway in Southeast Alaska
An Alaska Airlines jetliner struck a brown bear while landing early Saturday evening in Yakutat, killing the animal and causing some damage to the plane. (adn.com)

15 November 2020 17:42 | Video
SpaceX Crew-1 Mission
SpaceX and NASA are targeting Sunday, November 15 for Falcon 9’s launch of Dragon’s first operational crew mission (Crew-1) to the International Space Station (ISS). (youtube.com)

15 November 2020 16:01 | Accident
Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet Faces Electrical Failure On Descent
A Sukhoi Superjet 100-95 recently suffered an electrical failure during its descent into Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO). (simpleflying.com)

15 November 2020 8:35 | News
First Airbus A319neo For China Southern Airlines Spotted
China Southern’s first Airbus A319neo has been spotted at Airbus’ production facility in Hamburg, Germany. (simpleflying.com)

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15 November 2020 8:31 | Accident
Rockets ‘fired from Ethiopia’s Tigray region’ hit Eritrea capital
At least two of them hit the city’s airport, three diplomats said. (aljazeera.com)

14 November 2020 18:06 | Accident
An Air Canada Jazz Dash 8 Took Off Without Receiving Clearance
Two weeks ago a Canadian domestic flight took to the skies without having received prior clearance. (simpleflying.com)

14 November 2020 13:46 | News
Lufthansa Predicts Immunity Passports In The Future
The global health crisis is still rocking the commercial aviation industry. (simpleflying.com)

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14 November 2020 8:19 | News
COVID-19 vaccine offers hopes and distribution challenges
Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine needs to be stored at minus 80 degrees Celsius and requires an elaborate cold-chain distribution. (aerotime.aero)

14 November 2020 8:14 | News
Tigerair Taiwan Launches Physical Middle Seat Dividers
Asian budget airline Tigerair Taiwan has become one of the first airlines to install middle seat dividers throughout all rows. (simpleflying.com)

14 November 2020 7:19 | News
Two men caught leaving London with cash-filled suitcases
Two Czech nationals caught at London’s Heathrow airport bound for Dubai with 1.2 million pounds ($1.58 million) in their suitcases (reuters.com)

13 November 2020 17:09 | News
Leonardo unveils next-generation C-27J Spartan transport aircraft
The Italian manufacturer Leonardo finalizes testing the new generation of C-27J Spartan multi-mission military transport aircraft. (aerotime.aero)

13 November 2020 17:06 | News
The Rise And Fall Of Hawaii’s Aloha Airlines
Inspired by the desire to create an airline where all Hawaiians felt welcome, Aloha Airlines served the islands for nearly 62 years before ceasing operations in 2008. (simpleflying.com)

13 November 2020 9:07 | Accident
An-124 Plane Makes Emergency Landing
Volga-Dnepr An-124 overruns runway following emergency landing at Novosibirsk Airport, Russia. No injuries reported. (sputniknews.com)

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13 November 2020 9:02 | News
Ukraine International Airlines to launch flights to London Heathrow
Ukraine International Airlines is expanding its presence in the UK, launching flights between Kyiv International and London Heathrow from December 17. (businesstraveller.com)

13 November 2020 7:08 | Crash
Small plane crashes in LA
Pilot Killed In Small Plane Crash In Pacoima Neighborhood; Councilwoman Calls For Airport To Be Shut Down. (losangeles.cbslocal.com)

12 November 2020 17:31 | News
United using Clorox electrostatic sprayers to disinfect airport terminals
United Airlines has expanded its use of Clorox products to include the electrostatic spraying of airport terminals. (businesstraveller.com)

12 November 2020 17:26 | Crash
Six Americans among eight dead in helicopter crash in Egypt
The MFO said the helicopter crashed during a routine mission near Sharm el-Sheikh, a popular Egyptian resort city on the Red Sea, and that an investigation was underway. (stripes.com)

12 November 2020 7:15 | News
Qatar Airways Relaunches 7 Routes Including Miami
Qatar Airways is relaunching flights to seven destinations, including Miami, by mid-December. (simpleflying.com)

11 November 2020 17:19 | News
Heathrow warns of "catastrophic decline" as traffic drops by 82%
Heathrow has warned that it is suffering from catastrophic decline as traffic in October declined by 82 per cent, compared with the same period last year. (businesstraveller.com)

11 November 2020 17:07 | News
Which airlines will fly Boeing 737 MAX?
An aircraft that has turned from a gamechanger to a troublemaker is set to once again change the game of aviation economics. (aerotime.aero)

11 November 2020 7:41 | News
What Do European Tariffs Mean For Boeing 737 MAX Deliveries?
With the European Union implementing a 15% tariff on aircraft and aircraft parts made in the United States, Boeing’s already beleaguered sales numbers may be in for a further battering. (simpleflying.com)

10 November 2020 19:15 | Accident
Iran Air ATR 72 suffering an engine fire
Iran Air ATR 72 returns safely to land at Tehran-Mehrabad Airport after suffering an engine fire. (twitter.com)

10 November 2020 14:04 | News
Norwegian Air Shuttle reveals drastic cuts
After Norway's government rejected the plea for financial support, Norwegian Air announced lay-offs and a possible run-out of cash in the first quarter of 2021. (aerotime.aero)

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10 November 2020 14:01 | News
Vietnam Airlines To Get A $293 Million Cash Injection
Vietnamese national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines is set to get a much-needed cash injection to the tune of $293 million. (simpleflying.com)

10 November 2020 12:47 | News
Do Private Jets Fly Faster Than Commercial?
Flying private saves time as you’ll not have to queue anywhere. But do private jets also fly faster than commercial planes? (aircraftcompare.com)

10 November 2020 11:03 | News
Boeing 737 MAX to be approved next week says Reuters
The Boeing 737 MAX is set to be approved next week to return to service says Reuters citing three sources briefed on the matter. (airlineratings.com)

09 November 2020 19:31 | Accident
Azerbaijan admits to shooting down the Russian helicopter
Azerbaijan says it accidentally shot down a Russian Mi-24 helicopter in Armenia’s Ararat Province, the country’s Foreign Ministry says. (en.armradio.am)

09 November 2020 14:38 | News
Norwegian Air faces 'very uncertain future'
Struggling airline Norwegian Air faces a battle for survival after the Norwegian government said it would not provide further backing. (bbc.com)

09 November 2020 10:52 | Accident
Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350 Diverts To Mumbai Over Hydraulic Leak
An Ethiopian Airlines A350 carrying freight from Riyadh to Bangalore had to divert to Mumbai Airport following a hydraulic leak. (simpleflying.com)

09 November 2020 9:39 | Accident
Soldier kills three people at airfield near Russia’s Voronezh
A military serviceman has killed three people at a military airfield near the city of Voronezh. (tass.com)

09 November 2020 8:58 | Video
Powerful Boeing 747 departure on a wet runway

09 November 2020 7:42 | News
Berlin's Tegel airport closes after decades of hard service
Once a symbol of freedom in West Berlin, Tegel airport quickly became too small for a united Berlin after the fall of the Berlin Wall. (dw.com)

08 November 2020 16:33 | News
Jet 2 suspends all flights departing England
Jet 2 will not offer any flights departing English airports during the four-week lockdown period. (businesstraveller.com)

08 November 2020 10:26 | Crash
Ahmad Jauhari survives Melawati helicopter crash
Ex-MAS CEO Ahmad Jauhari survives Melawati helicopter crash which killed two. (malaymail.com)

08 November 2020 10:04 | Accident
Lufthansa Airbus A330 Returns To Bangalore Over Gear Issue
A Lufthansa A330 returned to Bangalore on Thursday after facing nose gear issues. (simpleflying.com)

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08 November 2020 7:20 | News
Why IndiGo Could Win With Its Mega A321XLR Order
IndiGo made a huge splash last October when it placed an order for 300 A320neo family aircraft. (simpleflying.com)

07 November 2020 16:26 | Crash
Helicopter delivering heart for transplant from La Mesa crashes on Los Angeles helipad
A medical helicopter transporting a heart from Grossmont Hospital for transplant crashed on the helipad of a Los Angeles-area hospital on Friday. (10news.com)

07 November 2020 16:24 | News
Virgin Atlantic cuts flights in November
Virgin Atlantic has announced sudden cuts to its November flights as a result of the UK Governments. (businesstraveller.com)

07 November 2020 6:56 | News
Singapore Airlines records biggest quarterly loss, retires 26 aircraft
Singapore Airlines Group, which includes its regional subsidiary SilkAir and low-cost carrier Scoot, swung to a record net loss in the three months to 30 September. (businesstraveller.com)

07 November 2020 6:55 | Accident
Apache 'accidentally opens fire' at Suffolk base
An investigation is under way after an Army helicopter accidentally opened fire while on the ground in the UK. (bbc.com)

06 November 2020 18:43 | Accident
Police chase on Van Nuys Airport runway ends in driver arrest
Police Chase Erratic Driver On Van Nuys Airport Runway. (twitter.com)

06 November 2020 15:10 | News
Why Airplane Windows Have to Be Open During Takeoff and Landing
Anyone that has been on a commercial flight has likely noticed that flight attendants often ask passengers to open the window shades during takeoff and landing. (aircraftcompare.com)

06 November 2020 15:07 | News
Lufthansa launches Covid-19 antigen rapid tests on Munich-Hamburg flights
Lufthansa is to launch a pilot Covid-19 testing programme on selected flights between Munich and Hamburg. (businesstraveller.com)

06 November 2020 9:55 | News
Easyjet expects to fly "no more than" 20 per cent of capacity this quarter
Easyjet has further reduced its planned capacity for the quarter, following recent lockdown and travel restrictions announced in the UK, France and Germany. (businesstraveller.com)

06 November 2020 8:22 | Accident
5-6 Meters Of Cable Found In Russian A319’s Landing Gear
A bizarre incident coming out of Russia involving an Airbus A319 this week. (simpleflying.com)

06 November 2020 7:38 | News
Coronavirus: Rolls-Royce to cut 1,400 jobs as cull continues
Nearly 1,400 jobs are being cut by engine maker Rolls-Royce as it continues to slash its workforce by 9,000. (bbc.com)

06 November 2020 7:31 | News
Bombardier, Garuda investigated for corruption
The United Kingdom’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) announced that it has begun an investigation regarding Bombardier and the flag carrier of Indonesia, Garuda Indonesia. (aerotime.aero)

05 November 2020 15:33 | News
Thai Airways Puts 32 Widebody Aircraft Up For Sale
As part of its restructuring, Thai Airways has put a bunch of its aircraft up for sale. (simpleflying.com)

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05 November 2020 7:43 | News
A Look Inside Mexico’s Presidential Boeing 787 Private Jet
Here’s a look inside the lavish Boeing 787-8. (simpleflying.com)

04 November 2020 14:30 | News
Boeing and Airbus to compete again for USAF tanker modernization
The United States Air Force is ready to move forward with the second program aimed at renewing its fleet of aerial refuelers. (aerotime.aero)

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04 November 2020 12:39 | News
Berlin Brandenburg’s Second Runway Opens With Qatar Airways Arrival
Berlin Brandenburg Airport has today opened its southern runway. (simpleflying.com)

04 November 2020 8:05 | News
How Do Pilots Start Jet Engines On Aircraft?
Have you ever wondered how pilots start up an aircraft? This article takes a look at the procedure for this on modern jet aircraft. (simpleflying.com)

04 November 2020 6:14 | News
Private jet bookings soar as wealthy flee second England lockdown
Wealthy people in England are booking private jets to escape the lockdown set to be introduced on Thursday, according to jet brokers. (theguardian.com)

03 November 2020 14:50 | News
Finnair Begins To Offer Passengers Free COVID-19 Cover
Finnair announced Tuesday that, starting today, it would be offering its passenger free COVID-19 insurance. (simpleflying.com)

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03 November 2020 10:56 | News
Adani Group takes over Lucknow Airport
Adani Group has taken over the operations of Lucknow Airport from Airports Authority of India (AAI) from November 2 onwards. (businesstraveller.com)

03 November 2020 10:52 | News
What Does ‘Wilco’ Mean in Aviation?
Wilco is one of many unique phrases that people hear when listening to pilots speak over the radio. (aircraftcompare.com)

03 November 2020 6:34 | News
Virgin Galactic Prepares For First Space Flight From New Mexico
The flight, which will be operated by two pilots, will carry NASA payloads and test inflight systems and procedures. (simpleflying.com)

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02 November 2020 18:10 | Accident
Flight Delayed 3 Hours By Passenger Hiding In First Class
A passenger aboard an American Airlines flight from Dallas to Miami caused the aircraft to be delayed by three hours. (simpleflying.com)

02 November 2020 18:10 | News
Turkish Cargo named 'best air cargo brand of Europe'
Turkish Cargo received the “Best Cargo Airline – Europe” award during the Air Cargo News Awards 2020. (businesstraveller.com)

02 November 2020 14:35 | News
Long queues at Heathrow as people fly before national lockdown starts
People are taking advantage of the four day delay before the national lockdown comes in to take flights out of Heathrow Airport. (metro.co.uk)

02 November 2020 8:47 | News
Ryanair losses grow and passenger numbers plunge
Ryanair has revealed that it carried 80% fewer passengers over the first half of its financial year and expects losses to grow amid the coronavirus. (bbc.com)

02 November 2020 7:15 | News
Japan Airlines to retire domestic B777 fleet
Japan Airlines (JAL) will retire all of its 13 B777s flown on domestic routes over the next three years as part of its response to the Covid-19 pandemic. (businesstraveller.com)

02 November 2020 7:09 | News
New York’s New Testing & Quarantine Requirement – What You Need To Know
New York is instituting new travel and quarantine requirements. (simpleflying.com)

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01 November 2020 15:46 | News
Is Hydrogen The Future In Aviation?
While still in their infancy, hydrogen-powered aircraft could be the solution to carbon-free sustainable aviation. (simpleflying.com)

01 November 2020 9:19 | News
Corsair’s Airbus A330neo Makes Maiden Flight
On October 30th, Corsair’s A330neo took its maiden flight out of Airbus’ facilities in Toulouse, France. (simpleflying.com)

01 November 2020 5:56 | News
UK Travel ban part of new nightmare Covid Lockdown
Britain has introduced a travel ban as part of a four-week lockdown prompted by an alarming jump in the COVID infection rate to one in 100 people. (airlineratings.com)

31 October 2020 21:55 | News
China’s COMAC C919 Makes Maiden Air Show Flight
The COMAC C919 has performed its first air show flight according to Chinese state-run media. (simpleflying.com)

31 October 2020 15:12 | Video
Airbus A380 in the Beautiful livery | Save The Coral Reefs

31 October 2020 14:33 | News
Berlin’s Brandenburg Airport Opens Almost 10 Years Late
Berlin’s new Brandenburg has officially opened following almost ten years of delays following the first landing of an easyJet A320neo. (simpleflying.com)

31 October 2020 11:46 | News
Top 12 Worst Air Show Disasters
Air shows are intended to provide a fun time for the entire family. Unfortunately, disasters have occurred over the years. (aircraftcompare.com)

31 October 2020 10:43 | News
Bangkok Airways Launching Unlimited Flight Pass
Thailand’s Bangkok Airways is launching an unlimited flight pass that allows passengers unlimited domestic air travel for one year. (simpleflying.com)

30 October 2020 16:27 | News
British Airways Shows Why Travel Corridors Are Key For Recovery
As it deals with Europe’s ever-changing landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic, British Airways has had to make some reasonably swift decisions at times. (simpleflying.com)

30 October 2020 9:39 | Accident
Avianca A320 damaged during hard landing
Avianca A320 damaged during hard landing at Pasto Antonio Narino Airport, Colombia. (video) (twitter.com)

30 October 2020 7:32 | News
Do Pilots Really Eat Different Meals On A Flight?
The last thing you want to be affected by onboard an aircraft is food poisoning. (simpleflying.com)

30 October 2020 6:43 | News
Emirates confirms first A380 retirement
On October 29, 2020, an Emirates spokesperson confirmed to AeroTime News that the Airbus A380 was indeed shipped to LDE for a permanent withdrawal from the airline’s fleet. (aerotime.aero)

30 October 2020 6:19 | Accident
Man detained after trying to open emergency exits on Hawaiian Airlines flight
A man who disrupted a Hawaiian Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu was taken into federal custody Wednesday. (hawaiinewsnow.com)

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29 October 2020 13:59 | News
How do pilots remain calm in extreme situations?
Anyone who has at least a passing interest in aviation probably has encountered this stereotype: pilots are calm. (aerotime.aero)

29 October 2020 13:26 | News
COVID-19 Has Cost Airbus €1 Billion So Far
Like all companies across the aviation industry, the European plane manufacturer has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. (simpleflying.com)

29 October 2020 10:21 | News
'Close to 100% accuracy': Helsinki airport uses sniffer dogs to detect Covid
Researchers running Helsinki pilot scheme say dogs can identify virus in seconds. (theguardian.com)

29 October 2020 8:41 | Accident
Taiwan jet crashes, pilot dies after parachuting into sea
Pilot killed as Taiwan F-5E fighter jet crashes into sea. (twitter.com)

29 October 2020 7:49 | News
Tupolev Tu-154 completes last civil flight in Russia
The last Tupolev Tu-154 performed its final regular civilian flight on October 28, 2020, marking the end of a 48-year-long career for the Soviet-era airliner. (aerotime.aero)

29 October 2020 7:46 | News
Which Foreign Airlines Are Currently Flying To India?
India has established a number of travel bubble agreements in the last few months, allowing foreign carriers to return to India. (simpleflying.com)

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28 October 2020 17:53 | News
How High up Can a Helicopter Fly?
Helicopters often appear to fly at relatively low altitudes compared to other aircraft. This may lead people to wonder how high a helicopter can truly fly. (aircraftcompare.com)

28 October 2020 15:15 | News
Boeing to cut 20% of workforce by end of 2021
Boeing is to cut another 7,000 jobs as its losses mount in the pandemic. (bbc.com)

28 October 2020 15:13 | Accident
Rare Boeing 747SP Suffers Major Damage In Hangar Collision
A rare Boeing 747SP plane has suffered severe damage after a collision with another aircraft. (simpleflying.com)

28 October 2020 9:48 | News
IATA says airlines face catastrophic 2021 due to covid-19 second wave
IATA has warned that airlines face a catastrophic 2021 due to the second wave of COVID-19 cases sweeping Europe and the USA with airlines – on average – having just over eight months of cash left. (airlineratings.com)

28 October 2020 9:10 | News
Delhi Airport Begins Offering COVID-19 Tests For International Departures
Delhi Airport is now expanding COVID-19 testing to departing international travelers. (simpleflying.com)

28 October 2020 9:07 | News
Heathrow overtaken as Europe's largest airport by Charles de Gaulle
Heathrow has lost its crown as Europe’s largest airport for the first time after being overtaken by Paris’s Charles de Gaulle, the London airport said. (theguardian.com)

27 October 2020 15:05 | News
US Air Fares Are At Their Lowest On Record
Domestic U.S air fares have dropped to their lowest since records began, reflecting just how devastating the coronavirus pandemic has been to the aviation industry. (simpleflying.com)

27 October 2020 10:27 | News
India Will Allow Just 13,000 Domestic Flights This Winter
India’s aviation regulator has authorized just under 13,000 domestic flights for the winter season, starting 1st November. (simpleflying.com)

27 October 2020 6:53 | News
Top 10 most dangerous airports in the world. Older video from 2019, but very impressive

27 October 2020 6:08 | News
Spicejet announces flights to Bangladesh
The low-cost carrier will operate these flights under the air bubble arrangement between the two countries. (businesstraveller.com)

27 October 2020 5:58 | News
How to write a pilot CV?
Your resume will be the first impression that recruiters will have. But how can you write the perfect pilot CV? (aerotime.aero)

26 October 2020 17:46 | Accident
After baby found, Doha airport forced invasive exam on women
Thirteen Australian women traveling on Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Sydney were forced to undergo a genital exam. (aerotime.aero)

26 October 2020 15:18 | News
How Finnair Is Preparing To Transport The COVID-19 Vaccine
Finnair, the first carrier in the world to receive IATA’s pharmaceutical air cargo certification, is preparing to provide a reliable supply chain. (simpleflying.com)

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26 October 2020 11:42 | News
Qatar Under Australian Scrutiny Over Search Of Female Passengers
The Qatari Government is coming under fire after scores of female passengers were detained at Doha’s Hamad International Airport earlier this month and subjected to searches described as “invasive” and “traumatic.” (simpleflying.com)

26 October 2020 7:00 | News
The Best Seats On A Plane For Turbulence
Turbulence is one of the most unpleasant parts of flying for many passengers and even flight attendants. (simpleflying.com)

26 October 2020 6:52 | News
American Airlines trials mobile ID verification
American Airlines is trialling mobile ID verification at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). (businesstraveller.com)

25 October 2020 16:10 | News
Ramstein And Sknyliv: The World’s Deadliest Air Show Disasters
As lovers of all things aviation, it’s hard to imagine any of us miss the chance to attend an air show. But they can also be extremely dangerous, as was the case in Ramstein, Germany, and Sknyliv airfield near Lviv, Ukraine. (simpleflying.com)

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25 October 2020 14:33 | News
Top 10 aircraft crashes in movies
What movies show them in the most entertaining way? (aerotime.aero)

25 October 2020 8:59 | News
Aircraft cleaning is effective against virus – study
New research by Boeing and the University of Arizona has demonstrated that the cleaning technologies and disinfecting solutions being used by commercial airlines are effective against Covid-19. (businesstraveller.com)

25 October 2020 6:14 | Accident
American Airlines from Miami overruns runway
Flight AA4194 from Miami overruns on landing at Freeport, Bahamas. No injuries reported. (twitter.com)

24 October 2020 16:56 | Accident
Multiple Hydraulic Failures Strike American Airlines Airbus A320
An American Airlines Airbus A320 was at the center of a potential drama yesterday after the flight crew reported multiple hydraulic failures. (simpleflying.com)

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24 October 2020 12:39 | News
When Will Qantas Resume International Flights?
When will the carrier actually be operating flights to an actual destination outside of Australia’s borders? Let’s find out. (simpleflying.com)

24 October 2020 8:40 | Accident
U.S. Navy plane crashes in Baldwin County
Two people were killed after a U.S. Navy training plane crashed Friday night in Baldwin County near an elementary school, killing all occupants on board, authorities said. (al.com)

24 October 2020 7:06 | News
Blocking Middle Seats Will Cost Southwest Up To $100mn
Southwest Airlines has been blocking middle seats for several months. (simpleflying.com)

23 October 2020 14:41 | News
MH370 experts ‘find crash site’ in breakthrough to find missing flight
A possible crash-site for flight MH370 has been identified after the plane vanished over the South Indian Ocean in 2014. (metro.co.uk)

23 October 2020 12:11 | News
COVID Aviation Impacts Have Cost The World Over $1.75 Trillion
Economic forecasts from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) suggest that the impact of COVID on aviation will cost the world more than $1.75 trillion in GDP. (simpleflying.com)

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23 October 2020 9:46 | News
Emirates Prepares To Distribute The COVID-19 Vaccine
With great anticipation for the release of a safe and proven COVID-19 vaccine, the cargo division of Emirates airline group is ensuring it will be capable of the mammoth task of distribution. (simpleflying.com)

23 October 2020 6:41 | News
Top 9 Fastest Twin Turboprop Planes
Twin turboprops are classy, reliable, and most importantly, fast. All while being way more economical than their modern day competitor, the jet plane. (aircraftcompare.com)

23 October 2020 6:36 | News
Which US Airlines Are Still Blocking Middle Seats
Which airlines have updated their policies and which still have an empty seat in the middle? (simpleflying.com)

22 October 2020 17:01 | Accident
Small plane crashes through fence
A business jet slid off a runway and collided with a fence at Chicago Executive Airport in north suburban Wheeling late Wednesday night. (abc7chicago.com)

22 October 2020 11:51 | News
Heavy losses weaken Qatar Airways: state to inject $2 billion
Qatar Airways announced it will receive $2 billion (RM8.3 billion) in state aid after suffering significant annual losses in the financial year 2019-2020. (aerotime.aero)

22 October 2020 11:10 | News
British Airways owner IAG cuts flight numbers again
IAG, the owner of British Airways, has said it will operate fewer planes than planned for the rest of the year as the pandemic continues to hit demand. (bbc.com)

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22 October 2020 9:26 | News
8 Aeroflot crew charged in $50 million smuggling scheme
Ten of Aeroflot Airlines crew were accused in the United States Court for allegedly smuggling a $50 million worth electronic devices, particularly Apple products such as Apple iPhones, iPads and Watches to Russia. (aerotime.aero)

22 October 2020 9:25 | News
Flight Attendants Face an Uncertain Future
This month, United Airlines and American Airlines furloughed more than 32,000 employees. Many of them are wondering when, or if, they’ll fly again. (nytimes.com)

22 October 2020 7:41 | News
Will We Ever See A 3 Aisle Passenger Plane?
A narrowbody has one aisle, and a widebody has two. But could there one day be an aircraft with three aisles? (simpleflying.com)

21 October 2020 19:09 | Accident
LAS Cargo 727 veers off the runway
LAS Cargo 727 veers off the runway on landing at Valencia-Arturo Michelena Airport in Venezuela during heavy rainfall. No injuries reported. (twitter.com)

21 October 2020 13:02 | News
98% Of American Airlines’ Passengers Are Happy To Fly On Full Planes
American Airlines has pulled a lot of capacity from its network for the winter. Nevertheless, some flights are operating almost full. (simpleflying.com)

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21 October 2020 11:25 | Accident
British Airways flight is forced to make an emergency landing at Heathrow
A British Airways flight to Verona made an emergency landing at London Heathrow today after passengers allegedly smelt burning and some crew members felt unwell. dailymail.co.uk

21 October 2020 11:03 | News
Cathay Pacific To Close Down Cathay Dragon
After prolonged speculation, Cathay Pacific has confirmed it is closing down its regional airline, Cathay Dragon. (simpleflying.com)

21 October 2020 7:57 | News
Air New Zealand offers travel packages with 'mystery' destinations
Air New Zealand is bringing back its “Mystery Break” travel packages where travellers pay a flat fee to book a holiday with the airline without knowing the destination until two days prior to their departure. (businesstraveller.com)

21 October 2020 7:12 | News
Singapore Airlines introduces world’s longest flight to JFK
Singapore Airlines announced that it would once again return to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on November 9, 2020, flying a direct itinerary from its hub, Changi Airport. (aerotime.aero)

21 October 2020 7:11 | Accident
Airport NewsU.S. Navy jet crashes in the Mojave Desert, pilot safely ejects
The F/A-18E Super Hornet from Naval Air Station Lemoore in California’s Central Valley went down Tuesday in Superior Valley south of Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake. turnto23.com

20 October 2020 12:50 | News
IndiGo Looks To Operate Cargo Only Flights
As India continues to cope with low travel numbers due to the ongoing health crisis, Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo is considering the launch of dedicated freight services. (simpleflying.com)

20 October 2020 11:53 | News
Cathay Pacific to cut 6,000 jobs
Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd 0293.HK will cut around 6,000 jobs or 18% of its workforce. (reuters.com)

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20 October 2020 10:32 | News
Iran Air Boeing 747-200 Diverts To Tehran With Cargo Of Sheep
If you thought flying long-haul with four hundred other people made for a pongy cabin, spare a thought for the pilots of an Iran Air Boeing 747 flying a flock of sheep to Doha. (simpleflying.com)

20 October 2020 10:30 | News
Airplane Tail Numbers Explained
Have you ever wondered what the numbers and letters on an airplane mean? (aircraftcompare.com)

20 October 2020 8:39 | Video
Extreme crosswind landings at gatwick airport
Just Planes has captured and just posted some extreme crosswind landings at Gatwick Airport from 2019.

20 October 2020 8:35 | News
Covid-19: First UK airport coronavirus testing begins
Passengers flying from Heathrow to Hong Kong and Italy on Tuesday will be the first to have the option of paying for a rapid Covid test before checking in. (bbc.com)

19 October 2020 19:00 | News
Qatar Airways expects to keep A380s parked for years
Qatar Airways does not expect to use its Airbus AIR.PA A380s for at least the next two years, its chief executive said on Monday. (reuters.com)

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19 October 2020 13:33 | News
Mission impossible for new Virgin Australia CEO
Mission impossible is one way to describe the challenge for incoming Virgin Australia chief executive Jayne Hrdlicka. (airlineratings.com)

19 October 2020 12:23 | News
First commercial passenger flight from UAE lands in Israel
The first commercial passenger flight to Israel by a carrier from the United Arab Emirates landed near Tel Aviv on Monday, further cementing a normalization deal between the two countries. (apnews.com)

19 October 2020 10:55 | News
A Look Inside Drake’s Crazy New Private Boeing 767 Jet
34-year-old Canadian rapper and private plane aficionado Drake continues to live the sweet life with his own private 767 plane. (simpleflying.com)

19 October 2020 9:03 | News
One Of The World’s Busiest International Routes Is Less Than 300km Long
With a flight distance of just 296km or 184mi, the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore route is one of the busiest international services in the world. (simpleflying.com)

19 October 2020 7:27 | News
Qantas launches repatriation flights for Australians in New Delhi, London and Johannesburg
Qantas is launching repatriation flights from New Delhi, London and Johannesburg to bring home 1315 Australians currently stuck overseas. (businesstraveller.com)

18 October 2020 20:24 | Video
Boeing 747 on a wet runway, landings and departures

18 October 2020 14:03 | News
PIA Looking To Operate Flights To London
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is planning to restart flights to London at the end of this month. (simpleflying.com)

18 October 2020 7:27 | News
How much has Airbus A380 depreciated?
As the sun rose over the horizon in March 2020, seemingly, on the other side of the horizon, the sun set behind quad-engine aircraft, leaving them in a dark and unwanted place. (aerotime.aero)

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17 October 2020 20:32 | News
Digital 'health passport' trials under way to aid reopening of borders
CommonPass aims to create common standard proving a traveller is Covid-free or vaccinated. (theguardian.com)

17 October 2020 14:21 | News
Why Qatar Airways Is Asking Its Pilots To Taxi On One Engine
A Qatar Airways internal memo was made public, which shows the airline’s Chief Flight Operations Officer firmly reminding pilots to comply with SE (single-engine) taxi procedure. (simpleflying.com)

17 October 2020 12:46 | News
Chinese Airline Refuses To Let Depressed Passenger Travel
A Chinese budget airline has reportedly denied boarding to a passenger due to the traveler suffering from depression. (simpleflying.com)

16 October 2020 15:00 | Accident
Pilot survives plane crash into car at South Hill parking lot
A 53-year-old pilot flying from Thun Field to his home airport in Auburn survived after he crashed into a car on Thursday afternoon in a South Hill parking lot. kiro7.com

16 October 2020 12:00 | News
Ryanair cuts back winter flight schedule
Ryanair has announced big cuts to its winter flight schedule, saying it will operate at only 40% of last year's capacity. (bbc.com)

16 October 2020 9:00 | News
EASA executive director: Boeing 737 MAX is safe to fly
As the un-grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX draws ever-nearer, the second chief executive of a civil aviation authority has shared his point of view on the aircraft. (aerotime.aero)

15 October 2020 11:00 | News
'Person in jetpack' spotted flying again near LA airport
There are reports of an unidentified person flying in a jetpack near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) - the second such incident in two months. (bbc.com)

15 October 2020 9:00 | News
AerCaribe Antonov AN-32 Crashes While Landing In Peru
An AerCaribe Antonov An-32 cargo plane has crashed while attempting to land at Iquitos Airport, Peru. (simpleflying.com)

14 October 2020 9:00 | News
Khazanah says Firefly could become Malaysia's new national airline
Malaysia's Khazanah Nasional has the option to channel funds to low-cost carrier Firefly which could become the country's national airline. (channelnewsasia.com)

13 October 2020 9:00 | News
Singapore Airlines sells out meals on parked plane
Singapore diners have jumped at the opportunity to have lunch on a stationary Airbus A380 parked at the city's main airport. (bbc.com)

12 October 2020 11:00 | News
How Do Airplanes Avoid Getting Struck by Lightning?
Lightning is one of the most potent forces of nature. It is seemingly random, a powerful act of God that shakes you in your boots. (aircraftcompare.com)

12 October 2020 9:00 | News
British Airways' boss replaced amid industry's 'worst crisis'
British Airways has announced it is replacing its chief executive Alex Cruz as the airline navigates "the worst crisis" facing its industry. (bbc.com)

11 October 2020 14:00 | News
Top 10 fastest business jets
Business jets are the crème of the crop of the civilian aviation, providing exclusive speed and luxury for those who can afford it. (aerotime.aero)

11 October 2020 9:00 | News
New York-London Travel Corridor Could Open This Winter
US officials are hoping to open up a travel corridor between New York City and London as soon as this winter. (simpleflying.com)

10 October 2020 18:00 | Accident
Five killed after mid-air collision near Tours
Two small planes have collided in mid-air before crashing in western-central France, killing five people, local officials say. (bbc.com)

10 October 2020 14:00 | News
The Different Classes Of Travel Offered By Alitalia
Alitalia offers four classes with increasing levels of comfort and service. (simpleflying.com)

10 October 2020 9:00 | News
Too many passengers at front of plane caused take-off issue
A communication error meant too many passengers at the front of a plane caused take-off issues for the pilot, air investigators found. (bbc.com)

09 October 2020 17:00 | News
Qatar Airways Al Baker predicts more airline collapses “soon”
Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker seems less-than-optimistic for the airline sector as he expects more bailouts and bankruptcies in the near future. (aerotime.aero)

09 October 2020 13:00 | News
Ryanair expects Boeing 737 Max jet clearance soon
Ryanair has said it expects the controversial Boeing 737 Max plane to be allowed to fly again in the US in the next month or so. (bbc.com)

09 October 2020 11:00 | News
Wizz Air embarks on another war: Norway becomes the battleground
A capacity war had begun in the South of Europe – yet Wizz Air is determined to open up a second front – in Norway. (aerotime.aero)

08 October 2020 9:00 | News
Death Of A Queen – British Airways Bids The 747 Farewell
History was made today as British Airways said farewell to the Queen of the Skies, the Boeing 747. (simpleflying.com)

07 October 2020 9:00 | News
How Airlines Are Preparing To Ship The COVID-19 Vaccine
As the world edges closer to finalizing a COVID-19 vaccine, some airlines are already preparing to ship them. (simpleflying.com)

06 October 2020 11:00 | Accident
Tunisian F-5 fighter jet crashes, pilot dead
In the morning Northrop F-5E Tiger fighter jet crashed in the region of Remada, Tataouine Province, southeastern Tunisia. (aerotime.aero)

06 October 2020 9:00 | News
Philippine Airlines to cut up to 2,700 jobs due to COVID-19 pandemic impact
Philippine Airlines said on Monday it is cutting up to a third of its workforce, or around 2,700 jobs, as the aviation sector continues to suffer from pandemic-driven travel curbs. (channelnewsasia.com)

05 October 2020 11:00 | News
Winter is coming. So is trouble for stored aircraft
Now, as no recovery is in sight and the winter months are coming, the harsh weather presents a problem for all involved parties. (aerotime.aero)

05 October 2020 9:00 | News
Coronavirus: 'World's best airport' warns of prolonged crisis
Singapore's Changi Airport has warned of a "daunting period" ahead as the impact from the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of abating. (bbc.com)

04 October 2020 9:00 | News
43 years ago: Tenerife Airport Disaster
How It Happened And What We Learned. Usually, in a plane crash, the result is not from a single error or failure, but a string of events and a stroke of terribly bad luck. (simpleflying.com)

03 October 2020 12:00 | News
United Express Carrier ExpressJet Shuts Down Operations
ExpressJet, one of the operators of United Express, has officially shut down operations this week. (simpleflying.com)

03 October 2020 9:00 | News
Brussels Airlines to focus on Africa expansion
Brussels Airlines has outlined plans to increase flights to African destinations over the coming months, as it looks to rebuild its network in the Covid-19 era. (businesstraveller.com)

02 October 2020 10:00 | News
Ryanair to order between 150 and 200 737 MAX aircraft?
Ryanair is reportedly on the verge of signing a deal with Boeing to purchase up to 200 additional Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. (aerotime.aero)

02 October 2020 9:00 | News
Air France Is Now The Only European Airline Flying To India
Air France is maintaining flights to India as Lufthansa temporarily pulls the plug on its services to the subcontinent. (simpleflying.com)

01 October 2020 12:00 | News
FAA chief liked 737 MAX changes, but not enough to be certified
After completing a 737 MAX test flight, FAA’s administrator Steve Dickson said he “liked what he saw.” (aerotime.aero)

01 October 2020 11:00 | News
How it works: Bleed Air System
Bleed air is a term that is tossed around frequently when it comes to aircraft systems. But what is bleed air exactly and what does it do? (aircraftcompare.com)

01 October 2020 9:00 | News
Emirates Rolls Out Self Service Check-In In Dubai
Emirates is rolling out self serve check-in and bag drop kiosks for most customers at its Dubai hub. (simpleflying.com)

30 September 2020 9:00 | News
Korean Air bans cargo transportation of snub-nosed animals
Korean Air has announced that it will no longer transport snub-nosed dogs and cats on its cargo aircraft, following a recently emerged trend from other airlines. (aerotime.aero)

29 September 2020 10:00 | News
Airline Startup Of The Week: Sri Lanka’s Spark Air
Sri Lanka will be getting a new airline as of February 2021. (simpleflying.com)

29 September 2020 10:00 | News
Four PIA planes hit by birds at different airports in Pakistan
The incidents of bird strikes are consistently increasing in Pakistan as four more aircraft of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) hit by birds. arynews.tv

29 September 2020 9:00 | News
Isle of Man plane crashed trying to avoid horse
A light aircraft crashed on the Isle of Man after aborting a landing to avoid a horse, an accident report revealed. (bbc.com)

28 September 2020 10:00 | News
Hong Kong Airlines Seeks To Cut Flight Attendant Salaries
Financially troubled Hong Kong Airlines is asking its 1,200 flight attendants to take a 30% salary cut. (simpleflying.com)

28 September 2020 9:00 | News
Airport Taxiway Markings Explained
Here, we’ll look at the markings and signs found on taxiways, aprons, and ramps. (aircraftcompare.com)

27 September 2020 10:00 | Accident
Fire at Marechal Cunha Machado Airport
Boarding bridge catches fire at Marechal Cunha Machado Airport in Brazil. No injuries reported. (twitter.com)

27 September 2020 9:00 | News
Employees Band Together To Purchase SA Express
It looks as if it may be able to return to the skies in the future. This is after a group of employees was given the green light to buy the airline. (simpleflying.com)

26 September 2020 9:00 | News
World’s most powerful private air forces
The majority of air forces are maintained and commanded by sovereign states, being part of their military structures and having the aim of protecting the country’s interests. (aerotime.aero)

25 September 2020 11:00 | Accident
Serbian MiG-21 crashes during training, two pilots killed
A MiG-21 fighter jet of the Serbian Air Force crashed in Brasina, near the Serbian border with Bosnia and Herzegovina. (aerotime.aero)

25 September 2020 11:00 | Accident
Antonov AN-26 military plane crashes in Ukraine, at least 22 dead
A military transport plane carrying air force cadets crashed and burst into flames near a highway in northeastern Ukraine on Friday evening. (aerotime.aero)

25 September 2020 9:00 | News
How Is An Aircraft Refuled?
A plane is an awful lot bigger than a car and decidedly more complicated. How are aircraft refueled? Let’s explore. (simpleflying.com)

24 September 2020 11:00 | News
Open Skies treaty: why Russian “spy planes” fly above France
In September 2020 several flights of this kind should take place without a hitch, thanks to the "Treaty on Open Skies.” (aerotime.aero)

24 September 2020 9:00 | News
Saudi Arabia suspends flights to and from India
Saudi Arabia has announced the suspension of air travel to and from India, Brazil and Argentina due to the mounting Covid-19 cases in these countries. (businesstraveller.com)

23 September 2020 14:00 | News
How Aircraft Engines Are Washed
Washing a plane is easy – if you have enough water, enough manpower, and enough ladders to cover the aircraft’s nose to tail. (simpleflying.com)

23 September 2020 12:00 | News
American Airlines reveals prospective of the 737 MAX training
American Airlines announced the date when it plans to start pilot training for the grounded Boeing 737 MAX. (aerotime.aero)

23 September 2020 9:00 | News
Air Force Two hits bird after taking off from New Hampshire
Air Force Two, with Vice President Mike Pence aboard, had to return to a New Hampshire airport after the plane hit a bird, according to several media outlets Tuesday. kiro7.com

22 September 2020 9:00 | News
What To Expect From Lufthansa’s New Airline: Ocean
In July, Simple Flying reported that Lufthansa intended to launch a new leisure subsidiary called Ocean to target long-haul tourist destinations. (simpleflying.com)

21 September 2020 15:00 | News
Close but no crash: two Ryanair Boeing 737 near-miss above Spain
An incident report, released by the Spanish Civil Aviation Accident and Incident Investigation Commission (CIAIAC), revealed how two Ryanair Boeing 737 aircraft almost collided mid-air at 34,000 feet in Northern Spain on October 2, 2018. (aerotime.aero)

21 September 2020 14:00 | News
Airbus unveils three hydrogen-powered aircraft concepts
Determined to win the race to a “zero-emission aircraft” by 2035, Airbus unveiled three hydrogen-powered concepts the company is currently working on. (aerotime.aero)

21 September 2020 11:00 | News
Norwegian Receives A Loan Guarantee Extension From Norway’s Government
Last week, the heads of Norway’s largest airlines met with the country’s Ministry of Trade and Industry to ask for direct cash support. Included was Jacob Schram, CEO of Norwegian Air. (simpleflying.com)

20 September 2020 11:00 | News
Three wounded in B-25 “Old Glory” crash in California
The B-25 Mitchell “Old Glory” was seriously damaged when it struck an irrigation ditch during an off-airport landing attempt near Stockton, California. worldwarbirdnews.com

20 September 2020 9:00 | News
In 2005, Helios flight 522 crashed into a Greek hillside. Was it because one man forgot to flip a switch?
The accident led to the deaths of 121 people, and an eight-year legal battle for engineer Alan Irwin. (theguardian.com)

20 September 2020 9:00 | News
The Story Behind Qantas’ Concorde Order
As we all know, Concorde was only ever operated by British Airways and Air France. But many other airlines had an interest in the project. (simpleflying.com)

19 September 2020 14:00 | News
El Al Prepares To Reopen Passenger Flights From October
This week, El Al has announced that it will begin flights to select international destinations from October. (simpleflying.com)

19 September 2020 9:00 | News
Kenyan cargo plane crashes at Mogadishu airport
A cargo plane belonging to Kenyan’s Silverstone Air has crash-landed in Aden Adde Airport in Mogadishu. (twitter.com)

18 September 2020 15:00 | News
Emirates to start Israel flights in 2021
Emirates received the formal authorization from Ben Gurion Airport to start operating between the United Arab Emirates and Israel from January 2021. (aerotime.aero)

18 September 2020 14:00 | News
El Al’s new owner: Eli Rozenberg, a 27-year-old yeshiva student from New York
Rozenberg, son of US Centers Health Care nursing home chain founder Kenny Rozenberg, was sole bidder for controlling stake in embattled Israeli national carrier. timesofisrael.com

18 September 2020 9:00 | News
Dubai suspends Air India Express flights
The airline was found to have carried covid-19 infected passengers on board of its flight. livemint.com

17 September 2020 14:00 | News
Pakistan clears 180 suspected pilots, opens over 50 probes
Of 262 pilots suspected of having fake licenses, 180 were qualified to fly by the Pakistani Civil Aviation Authority. (aerotime.aero)

17 September 2020 11:00 | News
Qantas Sells Out 7 Hour Flight To Nowhere In 10 Minutes
When Qantas planned its own flight to nowhere, sightseeing around Australia’s greatest landmarks, it was uncertain just how well the tickets would sell. (simpleflying.com)

17 September 2020 9:00 | News
South African Express staff attempts to buy the dying airline
Hundreds of South African Express Airways (SA) employees are attempting to save their jobs by taking unusual measures as a final liquidation threatens the existence of the airline. (aerotime.aero)

16 September 2020 15:00 | News
Why can’t Boeing just replace 737 MAX?
Here's the sum of why it's not as easy as it seems. (aerotime.aero)

16 September 2020 9:00 | News
SpiceJet Records $80 Million June Quarter 2020 Loss
SpiceJet reported a loss of $80.4 million for the second quarter of 2020, which saw passenger flights grounded for two months. (simpleflying.com)

15 September 2020 15:06 | News
Etihad Airways: COVID-19 vaccine won’t solve crisis
Will COVID-19 disappear by the end of 2021, as the whole world population is expected to be supplied with vaccines? (aerotime.aero)

15 September 2020 10:00 | News
Emirates Airbus A380 network expands to six cities
Emirates announced that its flagship Airbus A380 aircraft has returned to Moscow, Russia, expanding its double-decker network to six cities. (aerotime.aero)

14 September 2020 15:00 | News
The Future Of Air France-KLM Is Uncertain
The survival of Air France-KLM is ‘not guaranteed,’ at least that’s what the Finance Minister of the Netherlands is saying. (simpleflying.com)

14 September 2020 11:00 | News
What Is The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)?
Who are they? And why are they essential in international aviation? (simpleflying.com)

14 September 2020 9:00 | News
Brazil proposes a $376 million injection to Azul Airlines
Azul Airlines, a Brazil-based carrier, received an injection proposal from the Brazilian government that could dilute its stock by up to 15%. (aerotime.aero)

13 September 2020 13:00 | News
Singapore Airlines Could Launch Flights To Nowhere Next Month
Dubbed ‘flights to nowhere’, these are slated to take off from Changi Airport and land back there three hours later. (simpleflying.com)

13 September 2020 11:00 | News
Why private jets will ensure death of First Class
First Class, which is the last remnant of the golden days of travel, is succumbing to a slow and painful death. (aerotime.aero)

12 September 2020 9:00 | News
Australia’s Tigerair Closes Down After 13 Years Of Operation
After 13 years of connecting Australian communities, budget airline Tigerair Australia has officially ceased operations. (simpleflying.com)

11 September 2020 13:00 | News
Another issue was found on 787 Dreamliner
Again related to a shimming problem, this latest defect reportedly relates to the vertical stabilizer or tail fin. (simpleflying.com)

11 September 2020 12:00 | News
Iran Air Is Selling Some Of Its Classic Boeing 747s
Iran Air is auctioning 12 planes, including 5 Boeing 747s. Bids start at just US$4000. (simpleflying.com)

10 September 2020 11:00 | News
We have too few planes to deliver any Covid-19 vaccine
IATA flags up logistical constraints saying 8,000 jumbo jets needed for ‘biggest aviation challenge ever’. (theguardian.com)

10 September 2020 11:00 | News
Singapore Airlines to cut 4,300 jobs due to pandemic, most in its history
Singapore Airlines said on Thursday it would cut 4,300 positions, or around 20% of its staff, due to the debilitating impact of the coronavirus pandemic on demand in the largest job losses in its history. (reuters.com)

10 September 2020 9:00 | News
US Airports To Stop Screening International Passengers For COVID-19
The United States will stop screening international arrivals for COVID-19 from next week. (simpleflying.com)

09 September 2020 11:00 | News
China's biggest airshow cancelled for first time over COVID-19 pandemic
China has called off its biennial airshow due to COVID-19, a further blow to a global aviation industry heavily disrupted by the pandemic. (channelnewsasia.com)

09 September 2020 9:00 | News
Quarantine Confusion Strands Passengers At Kuala Lumpur Airport
Hundreds of passengers were left cooling their heels at Kuala Lumpur Airport earlier this week after changes to Malaysia’s entry and quarantine rules. (simpleflying.com)

08 September 2020 18:00 | News
Boeing finds new 787 Dreamliner production problem
Boeing discovers new manufacturing issue with its 787, days after defect grounded eight dreamliners. (reuters.com)

08 September 2020 17:00 | News
The TSA Begins Testing Biometric Recognition Checkpoints
The pilot program, which will take place at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), is designed to cut down the interaction between TSA employees and passengers. (simpleflying.com)

08 September 2020 14:30 | News
FAA investigating manufacturing flaws in Boeing 787 jetliners
Boeing said in August airlines operating its 787 Dreamliners had removed eight jets from service as a result of two distinct manufacturing issues in fuselage sections. (channelnewsasia.com)

08 September 2020 9:00 | News
How Rain Caused An Airbus A220 Engine To Shut Down
Transport Canada issued an airworthiness directive late last week for operators of the Airbus A220. It follows a problem with water dripping into the forward avionics bay. (simpleflying.com)

07 September 2020 16:00 | News
Japanese airlines cancel hundreds of flights due to typhoon
As typhoon Haishen passes Japanese islands, 579 flights scheduled for September 7, 2020 were cancelled by various Japanese airlines. (aerotime.aero)

07 September 2020 9:00 | News
Cheap seats give Chinese airlines a much-needed passenger bounce
Looking to travel from Beijing to Hangzhou in eastern China? A flight can be had for as low as 180 yuan (US$26). (channelnewsasia.com)

06 September 2020 13:00 | Accident
Terrifying video shows flames flashing outside airplane's cabin
Atlas Air 767 makes emergency landing in Honolulu following an engine failure after takeoff. abc7news.com

06 September 2020 9:00 | News
700+ Passengers Have Been Banned For Mask Refusal
While mask-wearing has mostly been accepted on flights within Europe, it remains a contentious issue within the United States. (simpleflying.com)

05 September 2020 13:00 | News
How dangerous is bird strike on airplane?
As birds fly at lower altitudes, most frequently plane collisions with them occur during a takeoff, initial ascent approach, or landing. (aerotime.aero)

05 September 2020 9:00 | News
6 months after COVID-19
The airline industry look very different. What has changed and where is the market headed? (aerotime.aero)

04 September 2020 12:00 | News
Fourth Boeing 777X prototype prepares for maiden flight?
The latest Boeing 777-9 (registered as N779XZ) prototype is live in the air traffic feed displayed as BOE789/BOE777. (aerotime.aero)

04 September 2020 11:00 | News
Chinese Su-35 shot down by Taiwanese Air Defenses
Chinese Su-35 shot down by Taiwanese Air Defenses after an intrusion in its airspace. Pilot seriously injured. (twitter.com)

03 September 2020 10:00 | News
China Will Resume International Flights To Beijing
China’s aviation authority is allowing the restart of direct flights to Beijing from eight nations. These international services are resuming as early as today. (simpleflying.com)

03 September 2020 9:00 | News
Air New Zealand’s CCO resigns after crisis shrinks operations
Air New Zealand’s CCO Cam Wallace has handed in his resignation after 19 years of service to pursue opportunities elsewhere. (aerotime.aero)

02 September 2020 9:00 | News
Qatar Airways delays Airbus deliveries, still talking with Boeing
Qatar Airways reached an agreement with Airbus to defer deliveries of the airplanes it has on order. Meanwhile, the carrier is still negotiating with Boeing, especially regarding the future of its 737 MAX order. (aerotime.aero)

02 September 2020 9:00 | News
Why Israeli Airlines Have Anti-Missile Defenses On Their Planes
Since 2004, Israeli airlines have flown with anti-missile systems onboard. (simpleflying.com)

01 September 2020 12:00 | News
Area 51 – The World’s Most Secretive Airport?
Everyone’s heard of Area 51, but what actually happens there? (simpleflying.com)

01 September 2020 10:00 | News
Pilots Report Man In Jetpack Near Airport Approach
Multiple aircraft crews reporting flying past what has been described as a man using a jetpack on the approach to the airport. (simpleflying.com)

01 September 2020 9:00 | News
ACI expects structural changes, predicts traffic return in 2040s
Airports Council International (ACI) estimates that it may take up to two decades to return to their previous projected state for global air traffic levels. (aerotime.aero)

31 August 2020 16:00 | News
Can a new film help solve Canada's 70-year mystery of vanished US plane?
A US military plane with 44 onboard disappeared over the Yukon territory. Numerous searches have found no trace. (theguardian.com)

31 August 2020 12:00 | News
First commercial flight between Israel & UAE takes off
The long-anticipated direct flight between Tel Aviv and Abu Dhabi took off at 11:21 local time, carrying government officials aboard El Al Boeing 737-900 dubbed “Peace Plane”. (aerotime.aero)

31 August 2020 9:00 | News
RAF Typhoons escort Ryanair flight into London Stansted
Police have arrested a pair of men from Kuwait and Italy on suspicion of terrorism. dailymail.co.uk

30 August 2020 11:00 | News
Air New Zealand Records First Loss In 18 Years
For the first time in 18 years, the airline has reported a loss blamed on the global crisis. (simpleflying.com)

30 August 2020 10:00 | Accident
Russian Su-27 Turning Directly In Front Of A B-52
The Pentagon has released what is possibly the most troubling video we have seen of a so-called 'unsafe intercept' between one of its aircraft and Russian fighters. (youtube.com)

29 August 2020 9:00 | News
Cargo plane returns to Taiwan after blown tire
Plane on its way to Los Angeles before turning back, runway closure affects 7 flights. taiwannews.com.tw

28 August 2020 12:00 | News
Omni Air 767 suffers landing gear collapse
Omni Air 767 suffers landing gear collapse on landing at Bucharest Airport in Romania. 80 passengers on board evacuated safely. (twitter.com)

28 August 2020 10:00 | News
Boeing Discovers Manufacturing Defects In 787 Dreamliner
The company also ordered to remove defected planes from service so they can be repaired. dwinnex.com

28 August 2020 9:00 | News
International Passenger Flights To Nigeria To Resume
Yesterday, the Nigerian government announced it would resume international flights starting on September 5th. (simpleflying.com)

27 August 2020 17:00 | Accident
Small plane crashes in the Everglades in Broward County
A small plane with two people on board crashed Thursday afternoon in the Everglades in Broward County, according to the FAA. wptv.com

27 August 2020 16:00 | News
737 MAX start flight tests from September 7 in Europe
EASA’s test flights come more than two months after the U.S. regulator, the Federal Aviation Administration, and Boeing completed certification test flights on the 737 MAX. (reuters.com)

27 August 2020 14:30 | News
Rolls-Royce reports record loss as travel slumps
Engineering giant Rolls-Royce, which makes jet engines, has reported record losses after the coronavirus pandemic caused demand for air travel to slump. (bbc.com)

27 August 2020 9:00 | News
Why The US Government Flies Aircraft Into Hurricanes
The United States Air Force has specialist crews that fly into hurricanes. They are called hurricane hunters. (simpleflying.com)

26 August 2020 13:00 | News
Helicopter company sues air controllers for Kobe Bryant crash
Two air-traffic controllers are blamed for the incident by Island Express, the company that operated the helicopter. (aerotime.aero)

26 August 2020 9:00 | News
Japan Airlines Rolls Out Contactless Check In Options
Starting this week, JAL is trialing contactless check-in kiosks at Tokyo Haneda Airport. (simpleflying.com)

25 August 2020 15:00 | News
EasyJet Sued After Passenger Was Moved On Flight To London
A British-Israeli passenger filed a lawsuit against the airline after she had to move seats at the request of an ultra-Orthodox man and his son. (simpleflying.com)

25 August 2020 11:00 | News
Etihad Receives No Return On Virgin Australia Investment
Embattled Gulf carrier Etihad has dropped a bundle of cash on yet another failed airline investment. (simpleflying.com)

25 August 2020 9:00 | News
Qantas to cut up to 2,500 jobs as it outsources ground handling
The expected job cuts are on top of 6,000 across its workforce announced in June, which would take the total job losses to nearly 30 per cent of its pre-pandemic roles. (channelnewsasia.com)

24 August 2020 11:00 | News
Canada unsatisfied with Iran’s report on downed UIA PS-752 flight
Canada claimed that the report merely confirms what they already knew and demanded Iran to answer more important questions. (aerotime.aero)

24 August 2020 9:00 | News
ANA Is Testing Hands-Free Lavatory Doors
Airline passengers are indeed becoming hyper-aware of everything they come into contact with onboard amid the coronavirus pandemic. (simpleflying.com)

22 August 2020 9:00 | Accident
Antonov An-26 cargo plane crashes after takeoff from Juba Airport
8 people were on board plane that crashes shortly after taking off from airport in country’s capital. aa.com.tr

21 August 2020 15:00 | News
New Airline Startup: Lübeck Air
Virtual airline Lübeck Air began its first flights on August 17th and is providing three services a day to two domestic destinations. (simpleflying.com)

21 August 2020 12:00 | News
What Are Ailerons & How Do Ailerons Work?
The ailerons are the flight controls that roll the airplane around its longitudinal axis. Read more... (aircraftcompare.com)

21 August 2020 10:00 | News
Canada To Test Fly The Boeing 737 MAX Next Week
The activities will begin next week – something that carriers Air Canada and WestJet should be eagerly anticipating. (simpleflying.com)

20 August 2020 11:00 | News
S7 airlines flight makes emergency landing in Omsk
The opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been placed on a ventilator in intensive care after being taken ill during a flight. (news.sky.com)

20 August 2020 9:00 | News
Boeing wins first 737 Max order since fatal crash
Boeing has received its first order for 737 Max planes since regulators grounded the jets after two fatal crashes. (bbc.com)

19 August 2020 9:00 | News
Bear On Runway Prompts S7 A320neo To Go Around
An S7 Airlines flight across Russia almost met a grizzly end when a bear wandered onto the runway. (simpleflying.com)

18 August 2020 9:00 | News
easyJet to close three British bases
The British low-cost carrier easyJet will close its bases in London-Stansted, London-Southend, and Newcastle from September 2020. (aerotime.aero)

17 August 2020 11:00 | News
Boeing 757 engine Fault
An Icelandair Boeing 757-200 decided to return to Reykjavík on Sunday after the flight deck received an (RB211) fault indication. (simpleflying.com)

17 August 2020 9:00 | News
Heavy Crosswinds in Osaka
But pilot skills are very impressive. (twitter.com)

16 August 2020 11:00 | News
Some Fired Air India Pilots Kept Flying
In shocking news, some Air India pilots continued to fly a day after they were fired, on Thursday, not realizing the airline had let them go. (simpleflying.com)

16 August 2020 10:00 | News
Qantas Sold Off Its Excess Business Class Sleepwear
Qantas’s exclusive care packs sold out within a day. (simpleflying.com)

15 August 2020 9:00 | News
SR-71 Blackbird
Undetectable and three times faster than sound. Can you imagine flying around the world in less than 12 hours? (aerotime.aero)

14 August 2020 11:00 | News
Tesla’s new batteries get electric aircraft closer to reality?
Electricity-based urban aviation is getting closer to reality as lithium batteries’ energy density increases, new Tesla research suggests. (aerotime.aero)

14 August 2020 9:00 | News
Dubai Airport Is Now Using Dogs To Sniff Out COVID-19
It’s relatively common knowledge that animals are in tune with aspects of nature that seem undetectable by us humans. (simpleflying.com)

13 August 2020 11:30 | Accident
US military helicopter struck by bullet over Virginia
The FBI has launched an investigation after a US military helicopter was struck by a bullet while conducting a routine training exercise over the state of Virginia. (bbc.com)

12 August 2020 12:00 | News
The World’s Most Powerful Aircraft Engines
Powerful and efficient engines can allow aircraft to travel longer distances with a lower fuel burn, a key factor for airlines. (simpleflying.com)

12 August 2020 9:00 | News
Two HK Express aircraft collide on the ground at Hong Kong Airport
Hong Kong Express, a subsidiary of Cathay Pacific was involved a plane collision, no one was injured. dimsumdaily.hk

11 August 2020 13:00 | News
India Air crash survivor recounts final minutes
A survivor from last week's plane crash in the southern Indian state of Kerala has spoken to BBC Tamil about the dramatic moments leading up to the accident and what happened after. (bbc.com)

10 August 2020 11:00 | News
Shenzhen A330 loses cabin pressure
A Shenzhen A330 lost cabin pressure mid-flight and had to drop over 5,000 meters (18,000 feet) in mere minutes before landing back at its place of departure. (aerotime.aero)

10 August 2020 9:00 | Accident
United Airlines Boeing 787 Evacuated In Newark Over Bomb Threat
Breaking news coming out of Newark as a United Airlines Boeing 787 was evacuated after a bomb threat. (simpleflying.com)

09 August 2020 11:00 | News
What Is A Bird Strike And What Damage Can It Cause?
We would look into what defines a birdstrike and how damaging it can be to an aircraft. (simpleflying.com)

09 August 2020 9:00 | News
Top 10 largest passenger aircraft that never flew
As airlines retire their legendary Boeing 747s, and the production of Airbus A380 – the largest passenger airplane ever built – is almost over, we are nearing the end of an era of the giants. (aerotime.aero)

08 August 2020 9:00 | Accident
Canadair CL-215 crashes
Canadair CL-215 crashes while taking part in the extinction of fires in the Lobios forest, on the border with Portugal. Two people injured, one in serious condition. (ES) laregion.es

07 August 2020 11:00 | Accident
18 Killed after Air India Express Flight Overshoots Runway
At least 18 people, including both pilots, were killed after an Air India Express plane with more than 190 on board skidded off the runway at the Karipur airport in Kozhikode in Kerala. news18.com

07 August 2020 9:00 | Accident
Ten hurt in 'unnecessary' plane evacuation at Stansted
Ten passengers were hurt when a member of cabin crew ordered an "unnecessary" plane evacuation, an Air Accidents Investigation Branch report has found. (bbc.com)

06 August 2020 11:00 | Accident
Argentine A-4AR fighter jet crashes near Cordoba
Argentine Air Force crashed during a training flight south of Cordoba, Argentina. The pilot managed to eject but died of his injuries. (aerotime.aero)

06 August 2020 10:00 | News
Italy Flight Ban On The Cards For Ryanair
Ryanair could see itself banned from flying to Italy, according to the country’s air regulator (ENAC). (simpleflying.com)

06 August 2020 9:00 | Accident
Despite damages, Beirut airport continues operating normally
Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport's (BEY) building sustained damage by the massive ammonium nitrate explosion that leveled Beirut port and caused over 100 casualties on August 4, 2020. Despite that, reportedly, its operations were not interrupted. (aerotime.aero)

05 August 2020 11:00 | News
Virgin Atlantic warns it is running out of money
Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic could run out of cash next month if creditors do not approve a £1.2bn rescue deal, a UK court has heard. (bbc.com)

05 August 2020 10:00 | News
Embraer introduces medical evacuation
Embraer, the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer, introduced a new medical evacuation (Medevac) solution with its modification of the Phenom 300E private jet. (aerotime.aero)

05 August 2020 9:00 | Accident
WizzAir A320 damaged after airstairs collided
WizzAir A320 damaged after airstairs collided with its wing at Sofia Airport in Bulgaria. (twitter.com)

04 August 2020 9:00 | News
Boeing's 737 Max moves closer to flying again
A wide-ranging list of changes to Boeing’s ill-fated 737 Max planes has been put forward by US regulators. (bbc.com)

03 August 2020 11:00 | Accident
UTAir Cargo An-74 crash lands
UTAir Cargo An-74 operating for the United Nations crash lands in the Malian city of Gao. 11 people reportedly injured, 1 in serious condition. (FR) maliweb.net

03 August 2020 10:00 | News
Virgin Galactic unveils Mach 3 commercial aircraft design
Virgin Galactic announced today the first stage design scope for the build of its high speed aircraft design.

03 August 2020 9:00 | Accident
Brawl Over Face Masks On KLM Flight
A fight broke out on a KLM flight Friday morning after two passengers refused to wear a facemask. (simpleflying.com)

02 August 2020 9:00 | News
Crew Demo-2 Splashdown
August 1 for Crew Dragon to autonomously undock from the Space Station, with the two astronauts aboard the spacecraft, and return to Earth. (youtube.com)

01 August 2020 9:00 | Accident
Fuel truck rams into plane at Russia’s largest airport
The truck crashed into a plane belonging to Russia’s top air carrier Aeroflot, early on Saturday at Sheremetyevo Airport.

01 August 2020 8:00 | News
Cathay Pacific offers early retirement scheme to older pilots
Cathay Pacific Airways said it will offer a voluntary scheme to its Hong Kong-based pilots who are approaching retirement age to leave the group early, in a continued effort to cut costs amid the coronavirus pandemic. (channelnewsasia.com)

31 July 2020 11:00 | Accident
Two Planes Crash in Alaska, 7 dead
Gary Knopp, a Republican member of the State House of Representatives, was among those killed. He was piloting one of the planes. (nytimes.com)

31 July 2020 10:00 | News
Is Ultraviolet Light The Key To Safe Aircraft Cabins During COVID-19?
There have been breakthroughs in the application of using ultraviolet light to kill microorganisms across aircraft interiors. (simpleflying.com)

31 July 2020 9:00 | Accident
Helicopter crashes into powerlines in NSW Riverina district
A man is in a serious condition after a helicopter crashed into powerlines in the western Riverina district of New South Wales. (theguardian.com)

30 July 2020 9:00 | News
Ukraine determined to see Iran pay for PS752 downing
As talks started between Kyiv and Tehran, the Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said he was determined to see Iran pay compensations for the downing of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752. (aerotime.aero)

29 July 2020 10:00 | News
Boeing Confirms End Of The 747 Program
In conjunction with its second-quarter results announcement, planemaker Boeing has confirmed that the production of the 747 will end. (simpleflying.com)

29 July 2020 9:00 | News
AerCap cancels order for Boeing 737 MAX planes
Leasing giant AerCap has reduced its order for Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX aircraft by 15 planes. (reuters.com)

28 July 2020 10:00 | News
Trigana Boeing 737 skids on runway after unstabilized approach
After carrying out an unstabilized approach, a Trigana Air Boeing 737 freighter skidded on the runway of Wamena Airport (WMX), Indonesia, damaging its left wing. (aerotime.aero)

28 July 2020 8:00 | News
British Airways faces strike threat over job cut plan
The head of the trade union Unite has warned British Airways that it plans to move towards industrial action against the airline "with immediate effect". (bbc.com)

27 July 2020 11:00 | News
Hawaiian Airlines Evacuates Its Fleet To Shelter from Hurricane
Hurricane Douglas is bowling towards the island state and has been classed as a category two hurricane. (simpleflying.com)

27 July 2020 11:00 | News
Airbus self-flying plane just completed successful tests
Taxi, take-off, and landing tests, opening the door for fully autonomous flight.

27 July 2020 9:00 | News
How Ryanair became a formidable force in European aviation
Possibly, there is no such polarizing airline in the world as Ryanair. (aerotime.aero)

26 July 2020 11:00 | News
Private jet lands in a field and left abandoned
Abandoned Private Jet left in a field near El Chal in Guatemala, army units confirm the seizure of narcotics. (twitter.com)

26 July 2020 9:00 | News
8 Different Types of Private Jets
Some are super fast, some are ultra-long range, and some are as luxurious as a palace. (aircraftcompare.com)

25 July 2020 14:00 | Accident
Small plane crashes onto a residential street
Small plane crashes onto a residential street in Guabiruba, Brazil. Two occupants received serious injuries. (twitter.com)

25 July 2020 12:00 | Accident
Three dead after plane crashes into apartment block
Witnesses tell local media the light aircraft collided with a hot-air balloon shortly before coming down in the city of Wesel, Germany.

25 July 2020 11:00 | News
Boeing to delay 777X as demand drops for big jets
Boeing hopes to bring the jet to market as passenger travel rebounds after a downturn caused by the pandemic. (reuters.com)

25 July 2020 9:00 | News
FAA warns of Boeing 737 double-engine power loss
FAA issued an Emergency Directive for all stored Boeing 737 Classic and Boeing 737 NextGeneration aircraft. If left unchecked, the fault could potentially lead to a double-engine shutdown without the potential ability to turn on the engines again. (aerotime.aero)

24 July 2020 11:00 | News
Black box transcript confirms illegal interference with jet downed in Iran
The transcript from the black boxes from a Ukrainian jet accidentally shot down by Iran on Jan. 8 confirm the fact of illegal interference with the plane. (reuters.com)

24 July 2020 9:00 | Accident
U.S. fighter jets near Iranian passenger plane over Syrian airspace
Several passengers on an Iranian airline were injured on Thursday over Syria after the pilot changed altitude to avoid collision with a U.S. fighter jet, according to Iranian media. (reuters.com)

23 July 2020 9:00 | News
Spicejet gets permission to operate flights to US
National carrier Air India is currently the only Indian airline operating flights to the US.

22 July 2020 11:00 | News
Qatar Airways seeks $5 billion compensation from Arab bloc over airspace ban
Qatar Airways is seeking at least $5 billion in compensation from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain for blocking it from their airspace, the state-owned carrier said on Wednesday. (reuters.com)

22 July 2020 9:00 | News
Ethiopian Airlines cargo plane catches fire at Shanghai airport
The cause of the incident was under investigation, Ethiopian Airlines said in a Facebook post. (reuters.com)

22 July 2020 9:00 | News
Jet Time files for bankruptcy, owner registers Jettime
Danish airline Jet Time, which has been offering charter and ACMI services since 2006, has filed for bankruptcy at the Copenhagen Court. In an emotional press release the company claims to have been a victim of a lockdown and a lack of government aid. (aerotime.aero)

21 July 2020 10:00 | News
Passengers Flying To China Now Need A Negative COVID-19 Test
In an announcement today, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said that anyone looking to travel to China must now provide a negative COVID-19 test before boarding. (simpleflying.com)

21 July 2020 9:00 | News
“Huge losses” reported by all three major Chinese carriers
Chinese “Big Three” – China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and Air China – have released their end-of-quarter statements, warning investors of significant adverse effects of the COVID-19 outbreak. (aerotime.aero)

20 July 2020 14:00 | Accident
Beech King Air damaged during emergency landing
Beech King Air from the US Embassy of Colombia damaged during emergency landing at El Dorado Airport in Bogotá. (twitter.com)

20 July 2020 12:00 | News
Data extraction of Ukraine Flight 752 shot down by Iran begins
After months of dithering, Iran sent to France the flight recorders of the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 which was accidentally shot down shortly after taking off from Tehran in January 2020. (aerotime.aero)

20 July 2020 10:00 | Accident
Ex-Mexicana Boeing 727 Burns Down In Blaze
In what will probably go down as arson, an ex-Mexicana Boeing 727-200 was set ablaze on Sunday, practically destroying the entire aircraft. (simpleflying.com)

20 July 2020 9:00 | News
UAE launches its first-ever interplanetary mission to Mars
United Arab Emirates has made history as the launched its Hope orbiter to space.

19 July 2020 11:00 | Accident
Fire engine overturns on runway at Tirupati airport
The incident happened minutes before a flight carrying 71 passengers was landing from Bengaluru.

19 July 2020 11:00 | Accident
Small aircraft impacts control tower at Eggersdorf Airport
Two injured as small aircraft impacts control tower at Eggersdorf Airport in Germany. (twitter.com)

19 July 2020 9:00 | News
Vietnam Airlines Is Seeking Government Assistance
The airline, like many others the world over, has been hit hard by the drop in air travel caused by coronavirus-related travel restrictions. (simpleflying.com)

18 July 2020 17:00 | News
CAA cancels licences of 17 PIA pilots
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has canceled the licenses of 17 pilots of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), according to a news channel’s report.

18 July 2020 15:00 | Accident
Envoy Air Suffers Landing Gear Issue In Chicago
On July 12, an Envoy Air Embraer ERJ-145 had just taken off from Chicago and was en-route to Detriot. However, the flight deck declared an emergency related to its landing gear. (simpleflying.com)

18 July 2020 14:00 | Accident
Paris airport terminal evacuated after bus bursts into flames
A bus has caught fire outside Terminal 4 at Paris' Orly airport, prompting the temporary evacuation of the building.

18 July 2020 11:00 | News
How Does Autopilot Work on a Plane?
One of the mystical things about airplanes is autopilot. We hear about it in movies, and we know it’s there, but what does it do and how does it do it? (aircraftcompare.com)

18 July 2020 9:00 | News
Skunks And Seagulls Have Been Hit By Planes At Ottawa Airport
A report filed with Transport Canada shows that on Tuesday, July 14th, a skunk was struck and killed at Ottawa International Airport. (simpleflying.com)

17 July 2020 13:00 | News
American Airlines Is Rolling Out Touchless Check-In Today
American Airlines is providing customers a new, touchless experience to check-in luggage ahead of a flight. (simpleflying.com)

17 July 2020 12:00 | News
Aeroflot doubles down on ultra-ambitious plans
The strategy which sees Aeroflot group having 130 million annual passengers, 600 aircraft and a five-star airline, yet 30% cheaper domestic flights by 2028 was confirmed in the latest board meeting. (aerotime.aero)

17 July 2020 11:00 | Accident
Ryanair bomb threat
Police investigate incident on flight at Oslo airport.

17 July 2020 9:00 | News
British Airways retires entire 747 fleet after travel downturn
"It is with great sadness that we can confirm we are proposing to retire our entire 747 fleet with immediate effect," a BA spokesman told the BBC. (bbc.com)

16 July 2020 11:00 | News
Norwegian Air Shuttle sues Boeing for negligence on 737 MAX & 787
Norwegian Air Shuttle has filed a lawsuit in which it accuses Boeing of breaching a contract over the way the manufacturer handled the production and delivery of its two products, the Boeing 737 MAX and the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. (aerotime.aero)

16 July 2020 9:00 | Accident
Reconnaissance Plane Crashes in Turkey, 7 Dead
A Turkish reconnaissance plane crashed into a mountain in eastern Van Province early on Thursday, killing seven people on board.

15 July 2020 9:00 | News
Emirates’ First Airbus A380 Flight In 4 Months Arrives In London
Emirates’ first passenger Airbus A380 flight in almost four months has touched down at London Heathrow Airport. (simpleflying.com)

14 July 2020 9:00 | Accident
Kenyan DHC-8 carrying aid crashes in Somalia
A cargo plane carrying supplies to a flood relief mission crashed while landing at Beledweyne airport, in central Somalia. (aerotime.aero)

11 July 2020 9:00 | News
How Ailerons and Elevators Work?
You’ve probably heard of ailerons and elevators in relation to aircraft and, if you’ve had a view of the wings during a flight, you’ll undoubtedly have seen the ailerons in action. (simpleflying.com)

10 July 2020 10:00 | News
Dutch government to file suit against Russia over downing of MH17
The Dutch government on Friday said it would file a suit against Russia over the downing of Malaysia Airlines passenger flight MH17. (reuters.com)

10 July 2020 9:00 | News
US bans Pakistan International Airlines flights over fake degrees
The decision follows the recent investigation that found 40% of Pakistani pilots to hold dubious licenses. (aerotime.aero)

09 July 2020 14:00 | News
Is this most luxurious 747 ever built?
It is stunning – just stunning, and certainly the most magnificent 747 ever built and it could be yours for about US$400 million. (airlineratings.com)

09 July 2020 10:00 | News
United Airlines to furlough up to 36,000 staff
United Airlines says up to 36,000 of its workers could be furloughed due to the coronavirus pandemic. (bbc.com)

09 July 2020 9:00 | News
Grounded: Air Namibia licensed revoked by its government
The government of Namibia decided to end the woes of its national flag carrier, Air Namibia, after the airline failed to gather funds to prove its solvency. (aerotime.aero)

08 July 2020 15:00 | News
Boeing reaches agreement for most Lion Air 737 MAX crash claims
A court filing revealed that Boeing reached agreements to settle most of the complaints filed regarding the crash of Lion Air Flight 610 that killed 189 people in October 2018. More than 90% of the claims have been addressed. (aerotime.aero)

08 July 2020 13:00 | News
New Saudi Arabia airport design unveiled
An upcoming integrated resort Amaala located along Saudi Arabia’s northwest coast has released renderings for a new international airport. (businesstraveller.com)

08 July 2020 9:00 | News
Lufthansa shuts Germanwings off; fleet reduced by 100 aircraft
While Lufthansa significantly bolstered its liquidity positions, as the group received multiple state aid packages, the company announced a restructuring program called “ReNew”. (aerotime.aero)

07 July 2020 13:00 | News
What Are Flaps And Why Are They Important?
Most observant people who have flown on an aircraft may have noticed flaps on the wings being deployed during take-off and landing. (simpleflying.com)

07 July 2020 11:00 | News
What Travelers Need to Know about Boeing’s 737 Max Comeback
The plane has been grounded since March 2019 after two deadly crashes, but could fly again by the end of the year. (nytimes.com)

07 July 2020 11:00 | News
Drone and light aircraft in 'near miss' outside Perth
A drone put the occupants of a light aircraft "in danger of serious injury" after a near miss incident outside Perth. (bbc.com)

06 July 2020 9:00 | Accident
Two planes collide in Idaho
The planes sank in 127 feet of water after crashing into the lake, the statement added. At this time it is believed there are no survivors. (reuters.com)

05 July 2020 9:00 | Accident
Kenyan Plane Crash-lands In Bardere Somalia
A Kenyan owned Fokker 50 registration 5Y WFC crash-landed in Bardere, Somalia on Sunday morning.

03 July 2020 10:00 | News
Ryanair to process 90 % of Covid-19 cash refunds by end of July
Ryanair says it is making “rapid progress” in processing customer refunds for flights cancelled between March and June as a result of Covid-19. (businesstraveller.com)

03 July 2020 9:00 | News
Flying First Class? Is It Worth The High Price?
First class is the most luxurious way to fly. With access to the best airport facilities, the most spacious and private seating on board and fine dining, it is, of course, a fantastic way to travel. (simpleflying.com)

02 July 2020 10:00 | News
737 MAX’s Recertification Flights End After Just 10 Hours
The Boeing 737 MAX has completed its test flights under the supervision of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing. (simpleflying.com)

02 July 2020 9:00 | News
Aeromexico declares bankruptcy
The Mexican flag carrier Aeromexico has filed for voluntary Chapter 11 protection in the United States on July 1, 2020. Despite the bankruptcy protection, the airline intends to continue operations. (aerotime.aero)

01 July 2020 10:00 | News
Plane-maker Airbus to cut 15,000 jobs
Aerospace giant Airbus says it plans to cut 15,000 jobs as it deals with the effects of the coronavirus crisis. (bbc.com)

01 July 2020 10:00 | News
Garuda Indonesia A330 veers off the runway
Garuda Indonesia A330 veers off the runway while preparing to depart at Sultan Hasanuddin Airport in Indonesia. No injuries reported. (twitter.com)

01 July 2020 9:00 | Accident
Pilot of crashed South Carolina F-16 fighter jet pronounced dead
A United States Air Force F-16CM Fighting Falcon crashed at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, during a routine training mission. (aerotime.aero)

30 June 2020 12:00 | News
Norwegian cancels all remaining Boeing orders
Norwegian Air Shuttle announced it would cancel its pending order for 92 Boeing 737 MAX and 5 Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets. (aerotime.aero)

30 June 2020 9:00 | News
FAA starts Boeing 737 Max test flights
Boeing's 737 MAX completes first day of FAA recertification flight testing. (twitter.com)

29 June 2020 11:00 | News
UAE To Suspend Flights From Pakistan
The United Arab Emirates’ General Civil Aviation Authority (GCCA) announced yesterday that it would temporarily suspend flights from Pakistan in light of its worsening COVID-19 situation. (simpleflying.com)

28 June 2020 11:00 | News
Boeing set for critical 737 Max flight tests
Boeing's bid to see its 737 Max return to the skies faces a pivotal week with flight safety tests expected to begin. (bbc.com)

28 June 2020 9:00 | News
The Hidden Reason Why Flying In Canada Is Expensive
Canadian air travel is expensive when compared to similar distances and ‘products’ offered in the United States, Europe, and Asia. (simpleflying.com)

27 June 2020 9:00 | News
The World’s Biggest Airline Fleets In 2020
Here are the five biggest airline fleets in 2020 according to Planespotters.net (simpleflying.com)

26 June 2020 13:00 | Accident
Crash landing of Small plane at Cable Airport
Pilot escapes with minor injuries during landing accident at Cable Airport in California. (twitter.com)

26 June 2020 9:00 | News
Virgin Australia to fly again with new US owner
Virgin Australia has been bought by US private equity group Bain Capital after falling into administration due to coronavirus travel restrictions. (bbc.com)

25 June 2020 12:00 | News
Qantas to axe 6,000 jobs due to pandemic
The cuts equate to about a fifth of the airline's workforce prior to the Covid-19 crisis. In March, it furloughed more than 80% of its staff (bbc.com)

25 June 2020 9:00 | News
PIA grounds 150 pilots over ‘dubious’ licences
Pakistan International Airlines is grounding more than one third of its pilots over suspicions that they hold “dubious” licences. It comes after a deadly crash in May that left 98 people dead.

24 June 2020 11:00 | News
Emirates suspends flights from Pakistan after passengers test positive
The decision was taken after 26 people on board a flight from Pakistan to Hong Kong via Dubai were found to have the virus.

24 June 2020 10:00 | News
Europe Could Ban US Tourists When It Reopens
American tourists may be unwelcome in Europe as the coronavirus continues to spread across the United States. (simpleflying.com)

23 June 2020 9:00 | News
US accuses India of unfair practices on charter flights
The US Transportation Department on Monday accused the Indian government of engaging in "unfair and discriminatory practices" on charter air transportation services. (channelnewsasia.com)

22 June 2020 9:00 | News
Japan naval aviation on the hunt for Chinese submarines
Following reports of a foreign submarine cruising near the Satsunan Islands, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force deployed two warships. (aerotime.aero)

21 June 2020 9:00 | News
Additional Design Flaws With 737 MAX
A Boeing engineer who has raised concerns regarding the 737 MAX asserts that there are systemic problems with the design of the narrowbody aircraft. (simpleflying.com)

20 June 2020 9:00 | News
Four historical crashes that lead to safer sky nowadays
Experts claim that the risk of dying on a plane is one in 11,000,000, when dying in a car accident are about one in 5,000. (aerotime.aero)

19 June 2020 9:00 | News
Fedex 767 veers off taxiway
Fedex 767 veers off taxiway after landing at Vancouver Airport. No injuries reported. (twitter.com)

18 June 2020 15:00 | News
LATAM Airlines Argentina ceases operations
LATAM subsidiary in Argentina, LATAM Argentina, is ceasing operations effective immediately. (aerotime.aero)

18 June 2020 9:00 | News
Around 70% Of Flights To Beijing Are Cancelled
Beijing canceled 1,255 flights yesterday amid fears that a second wave of infections is hitting the city. (simpleflying.com)

17 June 2020 9:00 | Accident
Woman dies after fall off airplane stairs
Woman dies after falling off airplane stairs at Tan Son Nhat Airport in Vietnam. (twitter.com)

16 June 2020 11:00 | News
Changi Airport Terminal 5 construction paused
Singapore will pause the construction of the fifth terminal at its Changi Airport for at least two years. (channelnewsasia.com)

16 June 2020 9:00 | News
easyJet Pushes Back Delivery Of 24 Airbus Aircraft
easyJet has reached an agreement with plane manufacturer Airbus to push back the delivery of 24 A320neo initially intended to join the fleet between 2020 and 2022. (simpleflying.com)

15 June 2020 15:00 | Accident
Indonesian Air Force Hawk 209 crashes in residential area
An Indonesian Air Force BAe Hawk Mk 209 light attack aircraft crashed in the Riau province of Indonesia. The pilot managed to eject from the aircraft. (aerotime.aero)

15 June 2020 11:00 | News
China to launch new airline despite travel downturn
China's second-biggest airline is to launch a new carrier despite a severe global downturn in passengers caused by the coronavirus pandemic. (bbc.com)

15 June 2020 9:00 | News
How AI Speeds Up the Security Processes at Airports
It is a public fact that security is a very first priority at any airport in the world. (aerotime.aero)

14 June 2020 9:00 | News
Vietjet A321 skids off the runway
Vietjet A321 skids off the runway on landing at Tan Son Nhat Airport in Vietnam. No injuries reported. (twitter.com)

13 June 2020 12:00 | News
Starlink Mission
SpaceX launch of its ninth Starlink mission, which will include 58 Starlink satellites and three of Planet’s SkySats. (youtube.com)

13 June 2020 10:30 | News
Police chopper crash in eastern Kenya
The six police officers who survived a helicopter crash at Kaithe in Meru County have since been airlifted to Nairobi.

13 June 2020 9:00 | News
737 MAX pilots were “surprised, angry and baffled” about MCAS
As reports indicated that Boeing plans to begin flight testing the fixed 737 MAX as early as late-June 2020, hoping for certification as the summer ends. (aerotime.aero)

11 June 2020 13:00 | News
German airline Lufthansa plans to cut 22,000 jobs
The carrier predicted a slow recovery in demand and expected to have about 100 fewer aircraft after the crisis. (bbc.com)

11 June 2020 11:30 | News
New hall at LaGuardia's Terminal B
Governor Cuomo Unveils New Arrivals and Departures Hall at Terminal B as Part of the $8 Billion Transformation of LaGuardia Airport. (twitter.com)

10 June 2020 9:00 | News
Airlines set for 'worst' year on record
The plunge in travel caused by the coronavirus will drive airline losses of more than $84bn (£66bn) this year, a global industry group has warned. (bbc.com)

09 June 2020 11:00 | News
Emirates fires 700 cabin crew, 600 pilots in latest cuts
Emirates has fired over a thousand employees including 700 cabin crew and 600 pilots, most of whom flew the superjumbo Airbus A380.

09 June 2020 9:00 | News
Pilot honors George Floyd with flight path drawing
A Canadian pilot sent love from above by drawing a raised fist with his plane’s flight path to honor the late George Floyd and denounce racism. (twitter.com)

08 June 2020 12:00 | News
How we are going to the Moon
Artemis opens the door for humanity to sustainably work and live on another world for the first time. Using the lunar surface as a proving ground for living on Mars, this next chapter in exploration will forever establish our presence in the stars. (youtube.com)

08 June 2020 11:00 | News
Evidence from PIA PK8303 black boxes to be made public
The content of the black boxes should be revealed to the public within the month, with a parliamentary hearing set for June 22, 2020. (aerotime.aero)

08 June 2020 9:00 | News
The UK’s New Quarantine Rules – Everything You Need To Know
The UK’s quarantine rules come into force today and are set to impact thousands of travelers, not to mention airlines and businesses both in the UK and abroad. (simpleflying.com)

06 June 2020 11:00 | News
US Allows Limited Flights On Chinese Airlines
China would be allowed to operate two flights per week to the United States. (simpleflying.com)

06 June 2020 9:00 | News
5 skyrocketing space startups to watch in 2020
The startup ecosystem regularly presents state-of-the-art innovations to the business world. (aerotime.aero)

05 June 2020 11:00 | News
Airbus warns it may sue airlines over undelivered jets
Airbus (AIR.PA) is ready to sue airlines that refuse to honour contracts to take aircraft, its chief executive was quoted on Friday as saying, raising the stakes in a stand-off between some manufacturers and airlines over the corornavirus crisis. (reuters.com)

05 June 2020 11:00 | Accident
Small plane crash near lake Oconee, Georgia
5 family members en route to funeral, including 2 kids, killed in Georgia plane crash.

05 June 2020 9:00 | News
American Airlines A319 declares Mayday over engine loss
American Airlines flight AA387 from Guadalajara to Dallas, United States, declared Mayday after losing one of the aircraft engines on June 4, 2020. (aerotime.aero)

04 June 2020 9:00 | News
European Commission blacklists all Armenian airlines
The European Commission added all airlines certified in Armenia to the EU Air Safety List, essentially banning them from flying in the European skies. (aerotime.aero)

03 June 2020 12:00 | News
SpaceX Starlink Mission
Successful deployment of 60 Starlink satellites at the low orbit. (youtube.com)

03 June 2020 11:00 | News
Trump administration to bar Chinese passenger carriers from flying to U.S.
President Donald Trump’s administration on Wednesday barred Chinese passenger carriers from flying to the United States starting on June 16. (reuters.com)

03 June 2020 9:00 | News
Lufthansa burning $896 million per month
No airline was spared, as almost all carriers had to ask their respective home governments for financial support. (aerotime.aero)

02 June 2020 12:00 | News
EasyJet hopes to reopen 75% of route network by August
EasyJet says it hopes to resume flights on 75% of its route network by the end of August, although the number of daily services will still be significantly down for a normal summer season. (bbc.com)

02 June 2020 10:00 | News
Mitsubishi buys Bombardier CRJ Series for $550M
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries bought Bombardier CRJ Series, closing the $550 million worth deal one year after it was first announced in June 2019. CRJ Series was the only regional aircraft program remaining in Bombardier’s portfolio. (aerotime.aero)

01 June 2020 10:00 | News
Ryanair gives ultimatum to French pilots: 20% wage cut or layoff
Expecting losses in the second quarter of 2020, Ryanair plans to cut wages by 20% among pilots and 10% among flight attendants and stewards. (aerotime.aero)

01 June 2020 9:00 | News
How To Prepare For International Travel During COVID-19
Here are some questions you can ask yourself to prepare if your itinerary calls for crossing borders. (simpleflying.com)

31 May 2020 17:00 | News
A small plane has crash landed into the Solent near Cowes
The light aircraft came down unexpectedly whilst flying West to East sometime before 15:00.

31 May 2020 11:00 | News
Completely unacceptable approach preceded PK8303 crash
Data shows that the pilots of the A320 descended at twice the normal rate and went across the runway threshold at 210kts (388km/hr) well above the recommended 140kts (259km/hr). (airlineratings.com)

30 May 2020 15:00 | News
A successful launch of Crew Dragon and docking with ISS
A historical successful launch of Crew Dragon Demo-2 with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on board has return human spaceflight to the United States. (youtube.com)

30 May 2020 11:00 | News
Two beauties piloting Boeing out of Cairo
Boeing 737-800 with Captain Heba and First Officer Sara operating SU-GEH on a roundtrip from Cairo to Athens. (youtube.com)

29 May 2020 17:00 | News
5 World's mysteries in aviation
Lost aircraft, never found passengers and even a nuclear bomber that went missing ‒ that is not a piece of a horror movie plot, it’s a part of the world’s most horrifying mysteries in aviation. (aerotime.aero)

29 May 2020 16:30 | News
Prototype of SpaceX’s heavy-lift rocket explodes
A prototype of SpaceX’s upcoming heavy-lift rocket, Starship, exploded on Friday during ground tests in south Texas. (twitter.com)

29 May 2020 11:00 | News
No option of bankruptcy for American Airlines, CEO says
We don’t look at that as an option. That is failure, added the American Airlines CEO. (aerotime.aero)

28 May 2020 17:00 | News
Crashed Pakistan plane hit runway three times on first approach
Pakistan airliner that crashed last week couldn't open his landing gear and hit the runway three times. (channelnewsasia.com)

28 May 2020 15:00 | News
easyJet to cut 4500 jobs and reduce fleet
The British low-cost carrier easyJet announced it would cut a third of its workforce, or nearly 4,500 jobs, and shrink its fleet. (aerotime.aero)

28 May 2020 11:00 | News
Qantas Replaces Boeing 747 With 787 Dreamliner Next Year
Everyone knew it was coming, but its a sad day when the grand dame of the skies is to be replaced by a bland and charmless Dreamliner. (simpleflying.com)

27 May 2020 11:00 | News
NASA and SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch has moved to Saturday, May 30 (21:22 CET) due to weather conditions
After standing down from launch on Wednesday, May 27, SpaceX is now targeting Saturday, May 30 for Falcon 9’s launch of Crew Dragon’s second demonstration (Demo-2) mission from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (youtube.com)

27 May 2020 8:00 | News
Boeing set to announce significant US job cuts this week
Boeing is expected to announce US job cuts this week after disclosing last month it planned to shed 10 % of its worldwide workforce of 160,000 employees. (channelnewsasia.com)

26 May 2020 17:00 | News
LATAM Airlines enters Chapter 11 bankruptcy
LATAM will continue to operate as much as is possible during the current pandemic, while continuously working with its creditors and stakeholders to reduce its debt and “address commercial challenges” as an airline group. (aerotime.aero)

26 May 2020 16:00 | Accident
Four people killed in MI-8 military helicopter crash at Chukotka
The crash happened earlier today at mixed-used military and civil aviation Ugolny Airport east of Anadyr in Russia’s easternmost region of Chukotka.

26 May 2020 15:00 | News
These Are The Oldest Boeing 757s In Operation
This plane could do short-, medium-, and long-haul missions. However, some airlines are hanging on to these planes a little longer. (simpleflying.com)

26 May 2020 9:00 | News
Virgin Orbit rocket fails on debut flight
Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit company has tried unsuccessfully to launch a rocket over the Pacific Ocean. (bbc.com)

25 May 2020 12:00 | News
Lufthansa to close A380 base in Frankfurt
Lufthansa has confirmed to Airliners.de that it intends to transfer all its Airbus A380-800s to Munich for the time being as it makes more logistical & commercial sense. (aerotime.aero)

25 May 2020 9:00 | News
Massive fire at Bombardier Belfast facility
Fire causes significant damage to Bombardier's A220 manufacturing facility in Belfast.

24 May 2020 18:00 | News
PIA plane crash raises serious questions
Preliminary report says the plane's engines had scraped the runway three times on the first landing attempt at Karachi.

24 May 2020 9:00 | News
11 of the Worst Aircraft Still In Service
Most of these have stopped flying for good reason, but some are still flying high. So which are the worst aircraft still in service? (aircraftcompare.com)

23 May 2020 15:00 | News
United Express Performs Flaps Up Landing In Calgary
When on the final approach into Calgary International Airport (YYC), the Canadair jet crew selected Flaps 8 and received a “FLAPS FAIL” indication. (simpleflying.com)

23 May 2020 14:00 | News
Emirates Women Pilot Boeing 777 into Quito
Emirates Captain Ellen Roz (USA) and First Officer Heidi McDiarmid (Australia) on the flightdeck of the Boeing 777. (youtube.com)

23 May 2020 11:00 | News
European Borders Set To Reopen From June – Where Can You Travel
Western European countries, which were the worst hit, have announced independent decisions to open borders. (simpleflying.com)

23 May 2020 10:00 | News
Lauda closes Vienna base
Vienna is Lauda’s largest base, and the carrier said that over 300 “well paid pilot and cabin crew jobs” would be lost as a result of the closure. (businesstraveller.com)

22 May 2020 9:00 | News
EasyJet passengers will be required to wear masks
EasyJet has said it will resume some flights on 15 June, with all passengers and cabin crew told to wear face masks to protect against the coronavirus. (bbc.com)

22 May 2020 9:00 | Accident
Pakistan Airlines passenger plane crashes in Karachi
A Pakistan International Airlines plane has crashed in Karachi on a flight from Lahore, aviation officials say. (bbc.com)

21 May 2020 12:00 | News
Ryanair CEO calls on governments to abandon quarantine plans
Ryanair Group CEO Michael O’Leary has questioned UK and Irish government plans for a 14-day quarantine on arrivals, calling them “unexplainable, ineffective, and unimplementable”. (businesstraveller.com)

21 May 2020 9:00 | News
Emirates possible cancel remaining A380s under assembly
Emirates, which made the Airbus A380 the backbone of its fleet, is having very serious second thoughts about the double-decker. (aerotime.aero)

20 May 2020 16:00 | News
Air France definitely retires Airbus A380 fleet
Air France announced that the nine Airbus A380 aircraft that remained in its fleet would not take off again, two years before their official withdrawal. (aerotime.aero)

20 May 2020 15:00 | News
Emergency landing on a highway
Small plane makes emergency landing on a highway in Kansas City, Missouri. (twitter.com)

20 May 2020 9:00 | News
Video of 747 flyby action
See this amazing pilot skills of 747 flyby. (twitter.com)

20 May 2020 6:30 | News
Abu Dhabi's Etihad makes first known flight to Israel
An Etihad Airways plane flew from the United Arab Emirates to Israel on Tuesday to deliver coronavirus supplies to the Palestinians. (reuters.com)

19 May 2020 9:00 | News
EasyJet admits nine million customers hacked
EasyJet has admitted that a "highly sophisticated cyber-attack" has affected approximately nine million customers. (bbc.com)

18 May 2020 11:00 | News
Thai Airways denies bankruptcy, key decision expected tomorrow
Latest media reports indicate that rehabilitation plan might be submitted to bankruptcy court. The airline itself denies bankruptcy reports. (aerotime.aero)

18 May 2020 10:00 | Accident
One dead after Canadian Snowbirds jet crashes into home
At least one person has died after an aerobatic Canadian air force jet crashed into a residential neighbourhood. (bbc.com)

17 May 2020 6:30 | News
Emirates to Permanently Decommission 40% of Airbus A380 Fleet
A total of 46 Airbus A380’s have now been earmarked to be permanently retired and may never fly passengers ever again.

15 May 2020 9:00 | News
Orbis’ MD-10 Is Also A Flying Eye Hospital
The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital travels around the world teaching doctors in developing countries. (simpleflying.com)

14 May 2020 15:00 | News
Singapore Airlines posts first annual net loss in 48-year history
National carrier Singapore Airlines reported the first annual net loss in its 48-year history after COVID-19 crippled travel demand. (channelnewsasia.com)

14 May 2020 11:30 | News
KLM to offer cash refunds for Covid-19 cancelled flights
KLM has updated its voucher policy, and will now offer a choice of either of a voucher or cash refund for future flights cancelled as a result of the coronavirus crisis. (businesstraveller.com)

14 May 2020 9:00 | News
How The Lifting Nose On A Boeing 747 Cargo Plane Works
The front nose can lift to allow access to the cargo area onboard. Why is this an advantage for cargo carriers, and how does it work? (simpleflying.com)

13 May 2020 13:00 | News
Lufthansa A380 D-AIMB arrives at Teruel for storage
There are now 7 x Lufthansa and 2 x Air France A380’s at the airport. (twitter.com)

13 May 2020 9:00 | News
Boeing sees zero orders again in April
The company said on Tuesday it delivered just six planes last month, bringing the total to 56 for the first four months of 2020. (reuters.com)

12 May 2020 15:00 | Accident
1 dead and 1 seriously injured after small plane crashes in Miramar
A flight school student has died and an instructor was seriously injured after a small plane crashed in Miramar during a training flight.

12 May 2020 13:00 | News
Boeing’s CEO Believes That A Major US Carrier Will Fail
Boeing CEO predicted in an interview aired on Tuesday that the COVID-19 crisis will claim one major US airline as its victim. (simpleflying.com)

12 May 2020 9:00 | News
Qatar Airways lands in hot water over employee firings
Qatar Airways allegedly informs a pilot about employment contract termination and asked to pay the company $162,354 compensation for a training program. (aerotime.aero)

11 May 2020 11:00 | News
World's second-oldest airline, Avianca, driven to bankruptcy
Avianca Holdings, Latin America's second-largest airline, filed for bankruptcy on Sunday, after failing to meet a bond payment deadline.

11 May 2020 9:00 | News
Air China Boeing 747 Suffers Bird Strike In Madrid
An Air China flight climbing out of Madrid on Saturday, 9 May, was forced to turn around and return to the airport after an engine ingested a bird. (simpleflying.com)

10 May 2020 9:00 | News
Piloting Boeing 787 into Heathrow
Fantastic approach and landing at London Heathrow Airport with Royal Jordanian Dreamliner. (20 min. explanation video) (youtube.com)

08 May 2020 13:00 | Accident
Southwest Boeing 737 hits and kills person on runway
A Southwest Boeing 737-700 hit a person on the runway of Austin airport as it was landing at night. (aerotime.aero)

08 May 2020 12:00 | News
Boeing’s CEO Warns That Airline Growth May Not Return For 5 Years
While he doesn’t expect to see true growth returning for around five years, he believes that his company can do what is needed to ensure a healthy future. (simpleflying.com)

07 May 2020 11:00 | News
Passengers told to wear gloves at some UK airports
Passengers travelling through some UK airports are being told to cover their faces and wear gloves due to Covid-19. (bbc.com)

07 May 2020 9:00 | News
How you can land a passenger aircraft! 20 steps
What if a Passenger was the only one left to land the plane? Could a passenger land aircraft without any previous knowledge or training? (youtube.com)

06 May 2020 11:00 | News
Boeing 747 cockpit turbulence in a misty landing
Short landing video of Boeing 747 in a misty weather. (twitter.com)

06 May 2020 9:00 | News
Virgin Atlantic to cut 3,000 jobs and quit Gatwick
Virgin Atlantic has announced it is to cut more than 3,000 jobs in the UK and end its operation at Gatwick airport. (bbc.com)

05 May 2020 10:00 | News
Blood Shed In Fight Over Noise Onboard Spirit Airlines Flight
A Spirit Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Detroit last Thursday was forced to make an emergency landing following a brawl in the cabin. (simpleflying.com)

04 May 2020 11:00 | Accident
African Express plane was shot down by a rocket in Somalia
The airplane was flying from Ethiopia to a Somalia town named Baidoa, 6 people died.

04 May 2020 9:00 | News
EU clears 7 billion euros in state aid for Air France
The European Union’s competition watchdog on Monday approved French state aid worth 7 billion euros ($7.66 billion) for Air France. (reuters.com)

03 May 2020 9:00 | News
Bomb threat prompts Anchorage Airport temporary closure
Anchorage Airport, currently claiming to be the world’s busiest airport, has reopened for incoming flights after a security incident on May 2, 2020. (aerotime.aero)

02 May 2020 9:00 | News
Which airlines are requiring masks for flight attendants or passengers?
Please place your seatbacks and tray tables in their upright position — and put your masks on. (foxnews.com)

01 May 2020 9:00 | News
Two Qatar Airways planes collide due strong winds
The culprit of the incident appears to be a storm, as the winds gusts, reaching up to 110 km/h (61 knots), pushed a Boeing 787 out of its parking place. (aerotime.aero)

30 April 2020 9:00 | News
Safe distancing on aircraft and higher ticket prices could be 'new normal'
Imagine travelling to your holiday destination on a plane that is only half filled with passengers, served by cabin crew wearing masks. (channelnewsasia.com)

29 April 2020 14:00 | News
Lufthansa may prefer creditor protection to government ownership
Like British Airways, which has announced 12,000 potential redundancies, Lufthansa believes that it will take years for travel to return to pre-pandemic levels. (businesstraveller.com)

29 April 2020 11:30 | News
A380 almost vertical takeoff
Incredible pilot skills of the biggest commercial plane. (twitter.com)

29 April 2020 10:00 | News
Airbus and Boeing take full brunt of the crisis
With the coronavirus pandemic affecting the aviation industry and setting the demand for new aircraft at a record low, Airbus and Boeing find themselves in an unprecedented crisis. (aerotime.aero)

28 April 2020 14:00 | News
Boeing needs more money
As it faces the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on air transport, Boeing is preparing to take additional loans in the coming months. (aerotime.aero)

28 April 2020 9:00 | News
Norwegian Air says most of fleet will stay grounded until 2021
Airline sets out case for coronavirus bailout that will cut share value by extra 95% + Airlines bailout overview. (theguardian.com)

27 April 2020 11:00 | News
Airlines fear new cash crisis if jobs scheme ends
Airline industry bosses have urged Chancellor Rishi Sunak to extend his job retention scheme beyond June. (bbc.com)

27 April 2020 9:00 | News
Russian MC-21 resumes flight tests, certification in question?
The flight test program for the Russian narrowbody aircraft Irkut MC-21-300 is underway again, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) announced on April 22, 2020. (aerotime.aero)

26 April 2020 11:00 | News
You have to see this dream landing
Beautiful misty landing at Milan Airport. (twitter.com)

26 April 2020 9:00 | News
How High Can Commercial Passenger Planes Fly?
How high are aircraft permitted to operate, why do they do this, and what are the limitations of going higher? (simpleflying.com)

25 April 2020 9:00 | News
Lufthansa Group will require state aid to survive
Lufthansa Group yesterday published its preliminary first quarter results, showing a loss of around €1.2 billion, and gave a stark warning about its solvency over the coming weeks. (businesstraveller.com)

24 April 2020 13:30 | News
One Hospitalized After Small Plane Crash-landing
The pilot of a single-engine plane was forced to make an emergency landing Thursday afternoon after losing power in an engine, the FAA says.

24 April 2020 12:00 | News
Russia’s Flawed Concorde Challenger
Before the Concorde, there was the Tu-144. The Soviet Union’s answer to supersonic travel. (simpleflying.com)

24 April 2020 11:30 | News
Fantastic Cockpit Views Airbus A380 Takeoff
JustPlanes joins Captain Mirpuri for a roundtrip flight from Paris CDG to New York JFK on behalf of Norwegian. You will see and hear all the preflight preparations to get the Airbus A380 ready for departure. (youtube.com)

23 April 2020 14:00 | News
Leaving middle seat empty is idiotic, says Ryanair
The boss of Ryanair says the airline will not resume flights if it has to keep middle seats empty to fight Covid-19, calling the idea "idiotic". (bbc.com)

23 April 2020 9:00 | News
Turkish Airlines flight TK1920 draws crescent and star in sky
Turkish Airlines, the flag carrier airline of the country, is creating a massive Turkish flag over the skies of the Central Anatolia Region. (aerotime.aero)

22 April 2020 13:00 | News
Air Mauritius declares insolvency, enters administration
After halting all its domestic and international flights due to the coronavirus crisis, Air Mauritius is expecting not to meet its financial obligations in the foreseeable future. (aerotime.aero)

22 April 2020 10:00 | News
The Boeing 2707 – America’s Failed Answer To The Concorde
The Boeing 2707 was the US planemaker’s take on a supersonic Concorde design back in the 1970s. (simpleflying.com)

21 April 2020 9:00 | News
Could Future Economy Class Cabins Have Glass Hygiene Screens?
An Italian aviation design firm has unveiled a new product that could change the face of economy class travel. (simpleflying.com)

20 April 2020 9:00 | News
Virgin Australia set to enter voluntary administration
Virgin Australia is set to go into voluntary administration in the biggest airline collapse in Australia since Ansett failed in 2002, putting thousands of jobs and more than a billion dollars in pre-paid tickets at risk. (theguardian.com)

19 April 2020 9:00 | News
Coronavirus: Who is still flying?
London's Heathrow airport normally has about 600 flights landing on an average day, but in lockdown Britain, about 60 arrive daily. (bbc.com)

18 April 2020 9:00 | Accident
Su-25 mistakenly fires missile through a fuel tanker at Adji Kossei airbase
Two women and two children were killed in Chad After Jet Bomb 'Accidentally' Hits Army Chief's House. (twitter.com)

17 April 2020 14:00 | News
Apollo 13 mission anniversary
50 years ago, the Apollo 13 crew splashed down in the Pacific Ocean, mission control successfully brought the three astronauts back to Earth. (twitter.com)

17 April 2020 11:00 | News
Direct Flight From Paris To Brisbane – In 20 Hours!
On Wednesday afternoon at 13.37 local time, a Virgin Australia Boeing 777 touched down in Brisbane, Australia. Origin of departure: Paris, France. Flight time: 19 hours and 45 minutes. (simpleflying.com)

17 April 2020 9:00 | Accident
French army helicopter crashed
An Airbus AS532 Cougar helicopter of the French army crashed in the Pyrenees with seven soldiers on board. Two were killed, the other five were injured. (aerotime.aero)

16 April 2020 13:00 | News
Small plane makes emergency landing on highway
Small plane makes emergency landing on Quebec City highway after mechanical failure. (twitter.com)

16 April 2020 9:00 | News
A380 damaged the taxiway after landing
British Airways A380 G-XLED was too heavy and damaged the taxiway at Chateauroux Airport. (twitter.com)

15 April 2020 14:00 | News
New video released showing terrifying moments
Aeroflot flight 1492 makes emergency landing on 5 May 2019 at Sheremetyevo Airport. (twitter.com)

15 April 2020 11:00 | News
Boeing 737 MAX Woes: 150 Orders Lost In March
Boeing’s latest order book announcements have revealed a staggering 150 cancellations for the 737 MAX in March alone. (simpleflying.com)

15 April 2020 9:00 | News
Iran’s Mahan Air Banned From Spanish Airports
In what appears to be a political rather than safety or regulatory issue, Spain is prohibiting Iran’s Mahan Air from landing at its airports. (simpleflying.com)

14 April 2020 14:00 | News
Small Collision at Dubai Airport
British Airways A350 collides with Emirates 777 during pushback at Dubai Airport. (twitter.com)

14 April 2020 11:30 | News
Narita Airport offers cardboard beds for travellers
Cardboard beds are seen for passengers in Narita Airport being temporarily quarantined as they wait for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test results. (channelnewsasia.com)

13 April 2020 10:00 | News
Tornado rips through Monroe Regional Airport
Significant damage at the Monroe Regional Airport in Louisiana, including several aircraft that appeared to be overturned. (twitter.com)

13 April 2020 9:00 | News
Air Force One, the flying White House
If there is one aircraft as famous as the Pope, one name as recognizable as Coca Cola in the aviation world, it is the Air Force One. (aerotime.aero)

12 April 2020 9:00 | News
Shots fired at Air France A330 in Congo
On April 11, 2020, Air France Airbus A330 was shot at and left with bullet holes in Pointe Noire Airport (PNR) in Congo. (aerotime.aero)

11 April 2020 11:00 | News
Europe’s Airports Lost 100 Million Passengers In March
Last month, European airports lost over 50% of their normal passenger traffic. In just 31 days, passenger figures were down by more than 100 million customers. (simpleflying.com)

11 April 2020 9:00 | News
How aircraft are put into storage?
Brussels Airlines has released a video and images showing the process it goes through to store its aircraft at Brussels airport. (businesstraveller.com)

10 April 2020 9:00 | News
Thailand extends temporary ban on flights
Thailand has now extended its temporary ban on all international flights to the country until April 18, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT). (businesstraveller.com)

09 April 2020 9:00 | News
Pandemic has set the number of air travellers back decades
The number of people travelling through US airports this week has fallen to levels not seen since the 1950s.

08 April 2020 11:00 | News
Austrian Airlines Boss Says Demand Won’t Recover Until 2023
The CEO of Austrian Airlines has said that he does not see demand after the COVID-19 pandemic recovering until at least 2023. (simpleflying.com)

08 April 2020 8:00 | News
IATA warns, millions of jobs at risk
About 25 million jobs are at risk of disappearing due to falling demand for air travel amid the Covid-19 crisis. (businesstraveller.com)

07 April 2020 12:00 | News
Lufthansa To Immediately Retire 6 Airbus A380s
The Lufthansa Group has announced that it will retire six of its Airbus A380 aircraft with immediate effect. (simpleflying.com)

07 April 2020 11:00 | News
Airbus Sold But Never Built A Cargo A380
Why did Airbus cancel the A380F despite clear interest from customers? (simpleflying.com)

07 April 2020 9:00 | News
Easyjet secures £600 million government coronavirus loan
Easyjet confirmed last night that it had secured a £600 million loan from the Covid Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF), issued by HM Treasury and the Bank of England. (businesstraveller.com)

06 April 2020 11:00 | News
British Airways to suspend flights to Japan
British Airways will suspend all flights between the UK and Japan later this week. (businesstraveller.com)

06 April 2020 9:00 | News
Fire next to Southwest Florida International Airport
More than 3,500 cars were destroyed or damaged. (twitter.com)

06 April 2020 9:00 | News
Pilots Have Their Own Secret Language
If you’ve ever passed the cockpit while boarding a flight and tried to pick up bits from your pilots’ conversation, you probably didn’t glean much from them. Here's What They're Really Saying.

05 April 2020 12:00 | News
Hong Kong Airport is using virus-killing robots
Hong Kong International Airport has deployed several self-driving robots to clean public places as part of its measures to protect against the spread of the coronavirus. (businesstraveller.com)

05 April 2020 11:00 | News
Here’s How Aer Lingus Used Seat Bags To Bring Cargo On A330s
Aer Lingus will be operating up to five nonstop flights per day between Beijing and Dublin to bring cargo onboard Airbus A330 aircraft. (simpleflying.com)

04 April 2020 11:00 | News
Air India Won’t Take Bookings Until May
This comes after a report that the government of India has asked the carrier to suspend bookings through April 30th. (simpleflying.com)

03 April 2020 11:00 | News
Cathay Pacific Carrying Less Than 600 Passengers Per Day
If Cathay Pacific had an Airbus A380, it could theoretically fill it with all the passengers it recently carried in a single day. (simpleflying.com)

03 April 2020 9:00 | News
Heathrow to move to single runway operation
Earlier today I learnt that London Heathrow is to become a single runway airport from Monday April 6. (businesstraveller.com)

02 April 2020 11:00 | News
Air New Zealand To Stop All Ghost Flights
Air New Zealand has upturned its entire flight schedule in an effort to stop ghost flights – empty aircraft moving into position for actual passengers. (simpleflying.com)

02 April 2020 9:00 | News
BA expected to suspend 36,000 staff
The airline, which grounded much of its fleet due to the coronavirus crisis, has been negotiating with the Unite union for more than a week. (bbc.com)

01 April 2020 11:00 | News
Aeroflot Boeing 737 Engine Fails Near Moscow
The Boeing 737 was carrying 154 passengers and seven crew members. It landed 30 minutes before schedule without incident. (simpleflying.com)

01 April 2020 9:00 | News
Lawmakers demand airlines refund customers for coronavirus cancellations
A group of senators including four current and former presidential candidates is calling on U.S. airlines to issue cash refunds to customers who either have had to cancel flights due to the coronavirus pandemic. (foxnews.com)

31 March 2020 16:00 | News
BA temporarily suspends flights from London's Gatwick Airport
British Airways is suspending all its flights to and from London's Gatwick airport amid the coronavirus pandemic. (foxnews.com)

31 March 2020 9:00 | News
Qatar Airways running out of cash
Qatar Airways would have to seek financial support from the Qatari government, the sole shareholder of the airline, according to CEO Al Baker. (aerotime.aero)

30 March 2020 10:00 | News
Pictures highlight the slump in air traffic
The aircraft tracking website Flightradar24 has provided some dramatic screenshots of the extraordinary drop in air travel over the past month and past year. (airlineratings.com)

30 March 2020 9:00 | News
US Airlines Are Selling 5-Hour Flights For $16
For example, there is this one-way fare between Baltimore and Los Angeles on Spirit Airlines for $14. If you connect, American is offering it for $27. (simpleflying.com)

29 March 2020 14:30 | News
Westwind jet crashes on takeoff from Manila Airport
A evacuation flight carrying medical crew & patient has crashed at Manila Airport in the Philippines.

29 March 2020 14:00 | News
Explore Boeing 727-022
Nice 3D showcase of old Boeing 727-022. Its last commercial passenger flight was in January 2019.

28 March 2020 9:00 | News
How the Top 5 biggest airlines’ fleets changed due to coronavirus
The outbreak of COVID-19 has touched every airline in the industry, no matter large or small. (aerotime.aero)

27 March 2020 15:00 | News
Stored American's fleet
Drone footage from Tulsa Airport where part of American's fleet is stored. (twitter.com)

27 March 2020 9:00 | News
El Al Operates First Ever Direct Australia Flight
Israel’s El Al has landed in Australia for the first time, flying a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner from Perth to Tel Aviv. (simpleflying.com)

26 March 2020 11:00 | News
London City Airport Closes Doors Until End Of April
The airport in the heart of London imposed the 36-day closure yesterday. (simpleflying.com)

26 March 2020 9:00 | News
4 Reasons Planes Don’t Fly Over Antarctica
Let’s take a more detailed look at some of the reasons why flying over Antarctica remains a barrier for pilots. (aircraftcompare.com)

25 March 2020 11:00 | News
59 Boeing 737 MAX Orders Were Cancelled In February
February was not a good month for Boeing regarding its 737 MAX order book. (simpleflying.com)

25 March 2020 10:00 | News
Is this the end of Virgin Australia?
On March 25th, Virgin Australia announced a major domestic capacity cut. Alongside this, low-cost carrier Tigerair Australia will temporarily suspend operations. (simpleflying.com)

25 March 2020 9:00 | News
Boeing to halt production in Seattle due COVID-19
Boeing is shutting down its production operations in Seattle area facilities. (aerotime.aero)

24 March 2020 18:00 | News
Emirates And Etihad Ground All Flights Immediately
Emirates and Etihad will ground all flights for the time being with immediate effect. (simpleflying.com)

24 March 2020 11:00 | News
IATA upgrades passenger revenue downfall to $252 billion
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released its latest outlook on the current situation in the industry, struggling with the crisis due to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. (aerotime.aero)

24 March 2020 9:00 | News
Us airlines consider domestic shutdown
US airlines are considering plans for a possible voluntary or government-mandated shutdown of nearly all domestic passenger flights, according to The Wall Street Journal. (airlineratings.com)

23 March 2020 11:00 | News
India Bans Domestic Passenger Flights
India has moved to ban all domestic passenger travel with effect from midnight tomorrow. (simpleflying.com)

23 March 2020 9:00 | News
Singapore airlines grounds most of its aircraft
Singapore Airlines will ground most of its aircraft until the end of April as it cuts capacity by 96 percent due to the COVI-D-19 crisis. (airlineratings.com)

22 March 2020 17:00 | News
Emirates To Suspend All Passenger Operations By Wednesday
Emirates has made the decision to suspend all of its passenger operations by this Wednesday – March 25th. (simpleflying.com)

22 March 2020 14:00 | News
Plane rolls back into grass area
Serve Air Cargo 727 makes emergency return to N'djili Airport in the DRC due to hydraulic issues. After landing the aircraft rolls back into grass area. (twitter.com)

22 March 2020 13:00 | News
Pakistan suspends international flights for two weeks
Pakistan has suspended all international flights for two weeks to limit the spread of coronavirus, as governments across densely populated south Asian countries ramp up their efforts to contain the virus. (theguardian.com)

22 March 2020 11:00 | News
Week of surprising and record-breaking flights
Here are the five impressive recent flights that brought awe, wonder, and surprise. (aerotime.aero)

21 March 2020 10:00 | News
Ecuador officials physically block airport's runway
Local officials in blocking off a runway at the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport, which they accomplished by strategically placing trucks in the path of any incoming aircraft. (foxnews.com)

21 March 2020 9:00 | News
Russian airlines caught in fake bomb threats problem
An anonymous caller warned that explosives had been placed on the flight SU1392 took off from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport on March 19, 2020. (aerotime.aero)

20 March 2020 11:00 | News
Two Arrested After Car Smashes Into Barcelona Airport
There was drama at Barcelona El Prat Airport this morning. Two individuals were arrested after a car was deliberately driven into Terminal 1. (simpleflying.com)

20 March 2020 9:00 | News
Cathay Pacific will only fly to 12 Cities from April
For the months of April and May, the Hong Kong-based carrier announced that it was cutting 96% of its passenger capacity across Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon. (simpleflying.com)

19 March 2020 12:00 | News
Air Canada 777 & E190 In Near Runway Collision
Two Air Canada aircraft were in a near-miss earlier this month, as both accelerated down the same runway at the same time. (simpleflying.com)

19 March 2020 10:00 | News
Why Did Airbus Build The A318 Baby Bus?
The Airbus A318 is one of the smallest commercial aircraft flying today at only 31.44 m (103 ft 2 in) long, and the smallest Airbus aircraft airlines can operate. (simpleflying.com)

19 March 2020 9:00 | News
Mitsubishi SpaceJet JA26MJ embarks on maiden flight
Flight Test Vehicle 10 (FTV10), the first Mitsubishi SpaceJet M90 in final, certifiable baseline configuration, completed its maiden flight in Japan. (aerotime.aero)

18 March 2020 12:00 | News
The longest flight ever due to COVID-19
As an unexpected consequence of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, the French airline Air Tahiti Nui broke the record of the longest passenger flight by traveled distance ever by operating a nonstop flight between Papeete, in French Polynesia, and Paris. (aerotime.aero)

18 March 2020 9:00 | News
Singapore airlines cuts capacity by 50 %, united by 60 %
Singapore Airlines has suspended many of its flights to Europe as it moves to halve capacity to the end of April in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. (airlineratings.com)

17 March 2020 11:00 | News
Is It Safe To Fly Right Now?
The Ultimate Guide To Flying During The Coronavirus Pandemic. (simpleflying.com)

17 March 2020 9:00 | News
US extends travel ban to UK and Ireland
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has included the United Kingdom and Ireland in the Level 3 Travel Health Notice. (aerotime.aero)

16 March 2020 9:00 | News
Italian Government Set To Take Control Of Alitalia
Reports coming from Italian media on Sunday indicate that the Italian government may soon take full control of its flag carrier, Alitalia. (simpleflying.com)

15 March 2020 17:00 | News
US Screening requirements Jams Airports
The crowds and hours-long waits were exactly what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have warned against as a dangerous way to spread the illness.

15 March 2020 16:00 | News
airBaltic Suspends All Flights Until Mid April
airBaltic will suspend all flights from March 17th until the middle of April, in a move to combat changing conditions thanks to the virus. (simpleflying.com)

15 March 2020 11:00 | News
Norway Set To Close All Airports On Monday
As part of a string of international airport closures and travel restrictions, Norway will temporarily close its airports from Monday (March 16th). (simpleflying.com)

15 March 2020 9:00 | News
KLM To Cut 2000 Jobs & Will Suspend Up To 40% Of Flights
A video was distributed to all KLM employees. The video had the airline’s CEO deliver the news that 1,500 to 2,000 jobs would be cut in light of the coronavirus situation. (simpleflying.com)

14 March 2020 9:00 | News
Coronavirus: EU states take radical steps to stem spread
Pandemic upends lives of millions as more countries decide to close schools. (theguardian.com)

14 March 2020 9:00 | News
LOT Polish Suspends All Flights
LOT Polish Airlines has announced it will be suspending all flights from both Poland and Hungary as of tomorrow for a period of 10 days. (simpleflying.com)

13 March 2020 15:30 | News
Flying during the coronavirus outbreak
Should I cancel my flight? What precautions can I take? (foxnews.com)

13 March 2020 14:00 | News
American Airlines Announces Huge International Flight Cuts
American Airlines has announced a raft of changes in relation to yesterday’s surprise ban on European travelers entering the US. (simpleflying.com)

13 March 2020 11:00 | News
Norwegian Air to suspend half its staff
Norwegian Air is set to cancel 4,000 flights and temporarily lay off about half of its staff because of the coronavirus outbreak. (bbc.com)

12 March 2020 9:00 | News
United States suspends travel from Europe
President Donald Trump announced that due to the coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak, all flights from Europe to the United States will be suspended from March 13, 2020. (aerotime.aero)

11 March 2020 15:00 | News
Kuwait Airport Set To Close Amid Virus Pandemic
Kuwait’s Cabinet Ministers have announced the suspension of all commercial flights from Friday until further notice. (simpleflying.com)

11 March 2020 9:00 | News
Airlines slash more flights as fearful travelers stay home
Norwegian Air will cancel 3000 flights, Korean Air has slashed capacity by 80 percent and US carriers are cutting flying as fear of the coronavirus outbreak continues to outpace the disease itself. (airlineratings.com)

10 March 2020 13:00 | News
FAA to require wiring changes on all Boeing 737 MAX
FAA plans to require Boeing to modify certain electrical wiring on all 737 MAX before authorizing the aircraft to take back to the skies, media reports. (aerotime.aero)

09 March 2020 9:00 | News
Virus Fears Lead To Saudi Arabia Banning Etihad Flights
Etihad Airways has been banned from flying into Saudi Arabian airspace today in a move to try and prevent the further spread of the deadly coronavirus. (simpleflying.com)

08 March 2020 12:00 | News
Lufthansa To Ground Entire Airbus A380 Fleet
Amid plunging demand due to the coronavirus outbreak, Lufthansa is taking some major steps with its A380 fleet. (simpleflying.com)

08 March 2020 11:00 | News
Fabulous new pictures of the 777X in flight
Boeing has released a new series of pictures of the Boeing 777X from one of its test flights last month. (airlive.net)

07 March 2020 9:00 | News
Boeing 737 MAX to start certification flight in coming weeks
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) estimates that the first certification flight of Boeing 737 MAX with the updated MCAS software could take place in a few weeks. (aerotime.aero)

06 March 2020 9:00 | News
Airbus Receives No New Orders In February 2020
The news means that Airbus has seen a significant drop month on month having received 274 aircraft orders in January. (simpleflying.com)

05 March 2020 11:00 | News
Flybe blames coronavirus after collapsing into administration
Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has collapsed into administration. (theguardian.com)

04 March 2020 11:00 | News
How Airlines Are Cleaning Planes Amid The Coronavirus Outbreak
The coronavirus outbreak has triggered a surge of cabin cleaning frenzy among airlines. (simpleflying.com)

04 March 2020 9:00 | News
Nashville Airport Hammered by Tornado
Nashville John C. Tune Airport was extensively damaged by a powerful tornado.

02 March 2020 9:00 | News
Turkey shoots down two Syrian Su-24 attack aircraft
Two Su-24s of the Syrian regime were shot down by the Turkish military in the Idlib region, north-western Syria. A Turkish Anka-S armed drone was also destroyed by the Syrian air defense. (aerotime.aero)

29 February 2020 11:00 | News
Coronavirus continues impacting travel as BA cancel flights to Italy
British Airways and Easyjet have canceled some flights to and from Italy as demand for travel to the area slows amid the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. (foxnews.com)

29 February 2020 11:00 | News
How and why aircraft cabins are pressurized?
Cabin pressurization is essential to ensure passenger comfort and safety. But, how does the aircraft cabin get the pressurized air? (aerotime.aero)

28 February 2020 11:00 | News
A Bombardier DHC 8-300 made a forced landing after takeoff
Fly540 was forced to make emergency landing in Lokichar, Turkana County after it developed mechanical problems. (twitter.com)

28 February 2020 9:00 | News
How Michael O’Leary steered Ryanair’s fleet to success
Michael O’Leary, who joined Ryanair in 1988 as deputy-CEO, led the restructuring of the company to copy the low-fares model from one of the biggest airlines in the world. (aerotime.aero)

27 February 2020 10:00 | News
Nose gear of Turkish Airlines A321 broke during landing
Turkish Airlines flight TK1598 Frankfurt-Istanbul remained in the middle of the runway due to its front strut after landing at Istanbul Airport. (twitter.com)

26 February 2020 9:00 | News
Lie-flat beds in economy class
Air New Zealand unveils bunks for budget travellers. (theguardian.com)

25 February 2020 9:00 | News
ANA Places Another Boeing 787 Dreamliner Order
All Nippon Airways has today confirmed an order for 15 new Dreamliners plus five options. (simpleflying.com)

25 February 2020 9:00 | News
Vienna Airport Canceled Building Airbus A380 Gates
The operators of Vienna International Airport have decided not to go ahead with plans to build a new air bridge with three gates capable of handling the Airbus A380. (simpleflying.com)

24 February 2020 9:00 | News
Airbus A350 Loses Speed And Altitude During Go Around
A French Bee Airbus A350-900 lost speed and altitude during a go-around while trying to land in Paris on February 4th, 2020. (simpleflying.com)

22 February 2020 10:00 | News
Storm Dennis crosswinds landings and takeoffs
Very Skilled Pilots Crosswind Takeoffs and Landings during Storm Dennis. (youtube.com)

21 February 2020 9:00 | News
Coronavirus outbreak to cost airlines almost $30bn
Airlines stand to lose $29.3bn (£23.7bn) of revenue this year due to the coronavirus outbreak, the global airline industry body has warned. (bbc.com)

20 February 2020 11:00 | News
Qatar Airways A330 In Emergency Depressurisation Descent
Shortly after take-off, it experienced a loss of cabin pressure. As a result of the incident, the crew decided to make an emergency descent, deploying oxygen masks. (simpleflying.com)

20 February 2020 9:00 | News
Why fully electric aviation is not for tomorrow
The aviation industry is under unprecedented pressure regarding its impact on the climate. (aerotime.aero)

19 February 2020 15:00 | News
Wheel Falls Off Of Air Canada Airbus
An Air Canada flight had to make a heart-stopping emergency landing without a wheel yesterday. (simpleflying.com)

19 February 2020 11:00 | News
Debris discovered in fuel tanks of Boeing 737 MAX
737 Max jetliner faces a new potential safety issue as debris has been found in the fuel tanks of several new planes which were in storage, awaiting delivery to airlines. (bbc.com)

19 February 2020 10:00 | Accident
Mid-air collision between two aircraft in Victoria
Four people killed as two planes collide mid-air at Mangalore airport in regional Victoria, Australia. (theguardian.com)

18 February 2020 10:00 | News
Boeing dedicates $50M to families
Boeing announced that the manufacturer dedicated the remaining sum of its $100 million pledge to empower the local communities affected by the two Boeing 737 MAX accidents in Ethiopia and Indonesia. (aerotime.aero)

17 February 2020 10:00 | News
Heathrow check-in systems meltdown
Heathrow airport has apologised after thousands of passengers had their flights cancelled or severely delayed because of technical issues. (theguardian.com)

16 February 2020 10:00 | News
Etihad A380 crosswind landing at London Heathrow
A impressive A380 crosswind landing during storm Dennis. (twitter.com)

16 February 2020 9:00 | News
Pegasus 737 Evacuation At Dusseldorf
The aircraft’s brakes overhead during landing and, after sparks emitted from thew heels, the crew initiated an evacuation. (simpleflying.com)

15 February 2020 9:00 | News
Damaged phone forces British Airways flight to divert
A British Airways Boeing 777-200ER was diverted to Bermuda after a smartphone started filling the cabin with smoke. (aerotime.aero)

14 February 2020 9:00 | News
Jetstar faces new strike action by ground workers
Thousands of Jetstar passengers face another wave of industrial action next week as the airline struggles to resolve a pay dispute with the Transport Workers’ Union. (airlineratings.com)

13 February 2020 14:00 | News
EASA And FAA Award Type Certification To The Airbus A330-800
After a long wait, the A330-800neo has finally achieved certification. (simpleflying.com)

13 February 2020 9:00 | News
Airbus ends 2019 with $1.4 billion loss after corruption charges
Airbus has announced its 2019 financial results. (aerotime.aero)

12 February 2020 11:00 | News
Why and when pilots decide to do go-around?
Primarily, there are a few reasons why a go-around is engaged by the pilots. (aerotime.aero)

12 February 2020 9:00 | News
Boeing Gets No January Orders
Boeing has had its worst January in regards to aircraft sales in over 50 years. (simpleflying.com)

12 February 2020 9:00 | News
Storm Ciara Crosswind landings
Airbus A380 crosswind landing with an impressive reverse thrust in storm Ciara. (youtube.com)

11 February 2020 10:00 | News
Air Italy Announces Liquidation
Air Italy has announced that it will suspend operations from the 25th of February. (simpleflying.com)

11 February 2020 9:00 | News
Passenger hysterically crying during landing attempt
Passengers aboard an Air Europa flight from Madrid to Amsterdam were left terrified Sunday after extreme weather prevented the plane from landing on multiple attempts. (foxnews.com)

10 February 2020 16:00 | News
Strong winds forced a plane to abort its landing
Seconds after touching down at Heathrow Airport plane forced to abort landing. (twitter.com)

10 February 2020 9:00 | News
Oman Air flight's emergency landing
Oman Air flight from Zurich made an emergency landing in Turkey on Sunday, Feb 9, following a fault in cabin pressure. (ibtimes.sg)

09 February 2020 14:00 | News
Utair Flight Crash Lands in Usinsk in Northern Russia
According to emergency services, the plane en route from Moscow hit the runway with its tail, the 94 people on board were unharmed. (sputniknews.com)

09 February 2020 13:00 | News
A380 Diverts To Melbourne For Technical Issue
A Qatar Airways Airbus A380 experienced a technical issue as it attempted to make its way out of Melbourne (Australia) to Doha (Qatar). (simpleflying.com)

08 February 2020 11:00 | News
11 of The Biggest Private Jets in the World
Let’s take a look at the airborne lifestyles of the ultra-rich and famous aboard some of the biggest private jets in the world. (aircraftcompare.com)

08 February 2020 9:00 | News
Icelandair Landing Gear Collapses In Keflavik
On February 7th an Icelandair Boeing 757-200 flying from Berlin Tegel (Germany) to Keflavik (Iceland) had its right main landing gear collapse upon arrival at Keflavik International Airport. (simpleflying.com)

07 February 2020 16:00 | News
Syria almost shot down civilian plane
Russia on Friday said its ally Syria nearly shot down a civilian plane carrying 172 passengers while trying to repel an Israeli airstrike near Damascus the day before. (timesofisrael.com)

07 February 2020 9:00 | News
Disruptive passenger allegedly hits flight attendant
A United Airlines passenger is currently being held in federal custody after allegedly hitting a flight attendant in the face when he was denied more alcohol. (foxnews.com)

06 February 2020 15:00 | News
New Software Issue Found in Boeing 737 MAX
Today a new software issue has cropped up that could spell more trouble for Boeing. (simpleflying.com)

06 February 2020 13:00 | News
The Benefits Of The Boeing 777X’s Folding Wingtips
Why did the 777X need folding wingtips, and what’s the benefit of having them? (simpleflying.com)

06 February 2020 9:00 | News
Boeing 737-200 Landing on Ice
An amazing landing on ice in may 2019 at CGS2! (twitter.com)

05 February 2020 15:00 | Accident
Plane skids off runway in Istanbul, killing three and injuring 179
A plane flying into Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport overran the runway and crashed on Wednesday, Hurriyet daily said. (reuters.com)

05 February 2020 11:00 | News
Large Passenger Jets Are Landing In Antarctica
Airlines are launching more routes to new places and furthering connectivity. Now, the focus is starting to move to Antarctica. (simpleflying.com)

03 February 2020 13:00 | News
Air Canada Boeing 767 Landing Gear Falls Into Engine
An Air Canada aircraft has been reported to be returning to Madrid after a problem with the landing gear. (simpleflying.com)

03 February 2020 11:00 | News
Coronavirus disinfection at Airport
Welcoming Indonesians passengers they are coming from China. (twitter.com)

03 February 2020 11:00 | News
Budget carrier Air Asia denies allegations of bribery
The allegations have surfaced after Airbus agreed to pay $4bn. in fines to settle accusations of corruption. (bbc.com)

02 February 2020 15:00 | News
Passenger wearing gas mask is removed from flight
A male passenger wearing a gas mask was removed from an American Airlines flight on Thursday while traveling from Dallas to Houston. (foxnews.com)

01 February 2020 14:00 | News
Airbus skids off runway in western Iran amid heavy snowfall
The Iran Air plane departed Tehran's Mehrabad Airport earlier on Saturday, carrying 102 passengers and eight crew. (rt.com)

01 February 2020 9:00 | News
Top 10 Dangerous Flight Routes in the World
Then there are places where the logistics or political nature of the region combine to create a dangerous flight path borne not of nature, but human action. (aircraftcompare.com)

31 January 2020 9:00 | News
Coronavirus Airline & Flight Suspensions: A Complete Guide
While organizations try to figure out how to best counter the virus, airlines are increasingly suspending flights to China. (simpleflying.com)

30 January 2020 11:00 | News
Airbus A380 landing and Impressive Boeing 737 crosswind takeoff
Airspeed dropped dramatically from 30 knots to 9 knots during A380 landing. (youtube.com)

30 January 2020 9:00 | News
It Will Take Boeing 1.5 Years To Deliver Its Stored 737 MAXs
Yet despite the urgency, Boeing has said that the process would still be a slow one. (simpleflying.com)

29 January 2020 11:00 | News
Trouble with 787 Dreamliner engines
Rolls-Royce is reportedly now replacing over 30 Boeing 787 engines, in cases where both Trent 1000 turbines have accrued a high number of flight cycles or flight hours. (aerotime.aero)

29 January 2020 9:00 | News
BA suspends all flights to China over coronavirus
British Airways has suspended all direct flights to and from mainland China due to the coronavirus outbreak. (reuters.com)

28 January 2020 9:00 | News
Grounded Boeing 737 Set On Fire In Pakistan
On Sunday evening a Shaheen Air Boeing 737-200 was destroyed by fire at Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport in Pakistan. (simpleflying.com)

28 January 2020 9:00 | News
CIA head of operations in Iraq and middle east was on board
Unconfirmed: Micheal D'Andrea or 'Ayatollah Mike' was said to be flying in the aircraft which was downed by the Taliban militants. (ibtimes.sg)

27 January 2020 11:00 | Accident
Passenger plane crashes in Afghanistan
The plane crashed and caught fire due to technical reasons, the spokesman said. (bbc.com)

27 January 2020 9:00 | News
Caspian Airlines MD-83 from Tehran crash-landed
The Caspian Airlines aircraft, which skidded off the runway and landed in the middle of the streets, was reportedly arriving from Tehran. (airlive.net)

26 January 2020 11:00 | Accident
Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash
US basketball legend Kobe Bryant has been killed in a helicopter crash in California, US media report. (bbc.com)

26 January 2020 9:00 | News
Boeing’s First 777X Departs On Maiden Flight
Boeing’s latest jet, the 777X, lifted-off for the first time at Paine Field, Everett, Washington at 10.09 am local time this morning for an almost four hour flight. (airlineratings.com)

25 January 2020 11:00 | News
Boeing vs Airbus
Boeing and Airbus rule the skies – but who’s winning, which is better, and why? (aircraftcompare.com)

25 January 2020 9:00 | News
Boeing’s Cancel First 777X Flight due to weather
Inclement weather has forced the US manufacturer to give up on the maiden flight, wisely prioritizing safety over sticking to a schedule. (simpleflying.com)

24 January 2020 10:00 | News
Airports take action against Chinese coronavirus spread
Airlines and airports in China and around the world are taking actions to contain the spread of the deadly and mysterious coronavirus. (aerotime.aero)

24 January 2020 9:00 | News
A Look at the Top 10 Newest Airplanes
Passengers are spending hours and hours in the cabin of these planes, and they want it to be as comfortable as possible. So what are the newest planes available for your next flight? (aircraftcompare.com)

23 January 2020 9:00 | Accident
C-130 crashes during firefighting mission
A C-130 Hercules water bomber crashed during a fire fighting operation in Australia on January 23, 2020. The three crew members on board were killed. (aerotime.aero)

22 January 2020 10:00 | News
Airbus A320 Collides With Wild Boar On Runway
An unexpected incident occurred at Islamabad International Airport on Saturday. An Etihad Airways Airbus A320 had hit a wild boar when landing in the capital of Pakistan. (simpleflying.com)

22 January 2020 9:00 | News
Wing Part Comes Loose On Virgin Australia Flight
A Virgin Australia flight to Melbourne over the weekend was forced to return to Brisbane after some passengers spotted part of the left wing begin to peel loose and start flapping. (simpleflying.com)

21 January 2020 9:00 | News
Massive fire breaks next to Sydney Airport
The emergency services responded to a huge fire, which broke out in a factory located next to the airport grounds. (aerotime.aero)

20 January 2020 9:00 | News
Breathtaking video of Boeing 777X VIP interior
It is a showcase of a BBJ 777X VIP interior designed by Jet Aviation Design Studio visualised by ACA. The Boeing 777X is due to fly his month. (airlineratings.com)

20 January 2020 9:00 | News
Crew Dragon Launch Escape Demonstration
Successful test of Crew Dragon’s launch escape capabilities from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (youtube.com)

19 January 2020 9:00 | News
What Happened With The Delta 777 Fuel Dump?
Flight DL89 from Los Angeles to Shanghai on January 14, 2020, suffered an engine compressor stall and had to return to Los Angeles International Airport. (simpleflying.com)

18 January 2020 10:00 | News
Issue Found In Boeing 737 MAX Start-Up Process
Boeing found a new glitch in the 737 MAX. This time, the glitch is in a software used during the start-up process, said a person familiar with the matter. (simpleflying.com)

17 January 2020 11:00 | News
Airbus A350 Successfully Completes Automated Takeoff Tests
Airbus shared a revolutionary demonstration of one of its A350-1000s taking off automatically. (simpleflying.com)

17 January 2020 9:00 | News
Plane loses nose wheel while taxiing
Passengers aboard a Delta flight preparing to depart from Kansas City International Airport, were forced to deplane after the plane’s nose wheel fell off Friday morning. (foxnews.com)

16 January 2020 10:00 | News
Record number of guns found at US airport checkpoints in 2019
Nearly 4,500 guns were discovered at US airport security checkpoints in 2019, marking a new record. (channelnewsasia.com)

15 January 2020 18:00 | News
Plane dumps fuel over schools near Los Angeles airport
A passenger plane has dumped fuel over several schools as it made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport. (bbc.com)

14 January 2020 13:00 | News
KLM Schedules The Boeing 747’s Retirement
KLM has just scheduled its last Boeing 747 Combi flight, from New York JFK to Amsterdam on January 3, 2021. (simpleflying.com)

13 January 2020 10:00 | News
Regional Carrier Flybe In Financial Trouble Again
News has emerged that UK regional airline Flybe is engaged in talks with the government to save itself from financial collapse. (simpleflying.com)

11 January 2020 9:00 | Accident
Iran admits to shooting down ukrainian 737
The statement said it had done so due to "human error" after the plane flew close to a sensitive site belonging to Iran's Revolutionary Guards. (bbc.com)

10 January 2020 12:00 | News
Planes brought down by missiles since 1973
Here is a recap of other planes hit by missiles over the past four decades. (channelnewsasia.com)

10 January 2020 11:00 | News
Boeing Employee Messages Say 737 Max ‘Designed by Clowns’
“This airplane is designed by clowns, who in turn are supervised by monkeys,” said one company pilot in messages to a colleague in 2016, which Boeing disclosed publicly late Thursday. (reuters.com)

10 January 2020 10:00 | News
Which Airlines Are Still Flying Through The Iraq Iran Corridor?
Rather than focusing on which airlines are avoiding the area, let’s take a look at which airlines are still flying through the Iraq Iran corridor. (simpleflying.com)

09 January 2020 14:00 | Accident
Iran 'mistakenly shot down Ukraine jet' - US media
Iran mistakenly shot down the Ukrainian plane that crashed on Wednesday near Tehran with 176 people on board, US media report. (bbc.com)

09 January 2020 10:00 | News
737 MAX pilots should go through simulator training
Boeing announced that it is recommending additional simulator training for all 737 MAX pilots before the aircraft returns to service. (aerotime.aero)

09 January 2020 10:00 | News
Iran plane crash: Airliner 'was trying to return to airport'
An initial probe found the aircraft experienced a problem as it was leaving the airport zone, and was "on fire". (bbc.com)

08 January 2020 13:00 | Accident
Ukrainian plane crashes in Iran
A Ukrainian Boeing-737 with 180 people onboard has crashed in Iran, according to local media. (bbc.com)

08 January 2020 13:00 | News
Child (10) found dead inside plane's landing gear
The youngster was found dead on an Air France Boeing 777 which had travelled from Abidjan to Paris-Charles de Gaulle shortly after 5pm on Tuesday. (mirror.co.uk)

07 January 2020 14:30 | News
Air India passengers reportedly bang on cockpit door
A group of passengers reportedly became unruly after they found out their flight was being delayed after already boarding the plane. (foxnews.com)

07 January 2020 13:00 | News
Istanbul airport closed after Pegasus flight skids off runway
A Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 skidded off the runway of Sabiha Gokcen International Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, forcing the second airport of the largest Turkish city to close. (aerotime.aero)

06 January 2020 14:03 | News
Boeing 737 MAX wiring poses potential threat
After an internal audit, requested by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in December 2019, a new, potentially deadly flaw was discovered with the MAX’s wiring systems. (aerotime.aero)

06 January 2020 14:00 | News
Drunk Flight Attendant Delays Four ANA Flights
An All Nippon Airways (ANA) flight attendant was caught over the alcohol limit as they boarded their aircraft. (simpleflying.com)

05 January 2020 15:00 | News
Wheel Falls From Air Canada Jazz Dash 8
During takeoff, one of the wheels on the aircraft started to glow orange before falling off of the aircraft down to the runway. (simpleflying.com)

04 January 2020 10:00 | News
Will Boeing split of its businesses?
Revenue of both its Defense, Space & Security and Global Services divisions are on the rise. Could Boeing split up its activities in order to protect them? (aerotime.aero)

04 January 2020 9:00 | News
Transavia Captain “passed out for one minute”
The first officer took control of the aircraft and decided to return to the origin airport. (simpleflying.com)

03 January 2020 14:00 | Accident
Sudan plane crash: Children among victims in West Darfur
A Sudanese military plane has crashed in West Darfur state killing at least 18 people, including four children. (bbc.com)

03 January 2020 10:00 | News
Engine Shutdown Forces KLM Boeing 737 Back To Amsterdam
On 1st January 2020, KLM crew brought a Boeing 737 back to Amsterdam after it suffered engine failure during ascent. (simpleflying.com)

02 January 2020 15:15 | News
Safest airlines in the world for 2020
Qantas has been put at the top of the list of the safest airlines in the world for 2020 by AirlineRatings. (airlineratings.com)

02 January 2020 15:00 | News
Emirates Total Passengers Fall 1 Million In 2019
Let’s take a look at what happened last year to explain the drop in flights and passengers. (simpleflying.com)

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