17 January 2021 13:14 | News
How Low Visibility Can Impact Operations
Every year, flights around the world are canceled or delayed due to dense fog and low visibility. (simpleflying.com)

17 January 2021 8:56 | News
American Airlines launches Verifly health passport for travel to the US
American Airlines has introduced the Verifly health passport for travel to the US. (businesstraveller.com)

17 January 2021 8:51 | News
Top 10 oldest fighter jets still in service
The longest-serving and the oldest fighter jets still in service. (aerotime.aero)

Photo: Peng Chen /Wikipedia
16 January 2021 22:28 | Accident
Frankfurt Airport Evacuated Due To Security Threat
Passengers were evacuated from Frankfurt am Main Airport Terminal 1 in relation to abandoned baggage. (simpleflying.com)

16 January 2021 18:45 | News
UK aviation sector needs urgent support, industry leaders say
Airline chiefs say airports are supporting critical services such as freight and coastguard flights. (theguardian.com)

16 January 2021 16:27 | News
Airbus A340-200 vs. A340-300
What Are The Differences? (simpleflying.com)

16 January 2021 11:33 | News
Following US, Russia intends to withdraw from Open Skies Treaty
After the United States, Russia announced its withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty. (aerotime.aero)

16 January 2021 11:28 | News
US aviation experts arrive in Indonesia to look into Sriwijaya Air crash
A team from the US National Transportation Safety Board has arrived in Indonesia's capital to join the investigation. (channelnewsasia.com)

16 January 2021 9:44 | News
Emirates Slashes Services To Australia For Operational Reasons
Emirates is suspending the majority of its Australia service for “operational reasons” and will see its final services operating to Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane in the coming days. (simpleflying.com)

16 January 2021 5:56 | News
Alaska’s January Load Factor Could Be As Low As 35%
Alaska Airlines has released capacity guidance for January 2021. (simpleflying.com)

15 January 2021 16:18 | News
Trump adds COMAC to US investment blacklist
Trump administration imposed an investment ban on the Chinese aircraft manufacturer Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC). (aerotime.aero)

15 January 2021 15:50 | News
Skyhall at Brussels Airport to become vaccination centre
As part of the vaccination roll-out plan in Belgium, the Skyhall, the iconic former transit hall at Brussels Airport, is set to become the vaccination centre. (aviation24.be)

15 January 2021 13:06 | News
Rolls-Royce Turns The World’s Largest Engine Testbed On
Rolls-Royce has completed the first engine run on its new engine testbed, named Testbed 80. (simpleflying.com)

Photo: Rolls-Royce
15 January 2021 11:57 | Accident
Motorist drives onto Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport
Motorist under influence of drugs drives onto Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport runway after 'taking a wrong turn'. (twitter.com)

15 January 2021 11:52 | News
All air arrivals into the US to require negative Covid-19 test
All passengers entering the country by air to present a negative Covid-19 test result before their flight. (businesstraveller.com)

15 January 2021 11:48 | News
Why Don’t Airbus Aircraft Have Serrated Engine Covers?
Do you know the reason why you haven’t yet seen this on Airbus jets? (simpleflying.com)

Photo: Kurush Pawar via Wikimedia Commons
15 January 2021 9:50 | News
How The Airline Crisis Is Affecting Air Traffic Controllers
The events of 2020, which have unfortunately bled into 2021, have undoubtedly had a tremendous impact on aviation. (simpleflying.com)

15 January 2021 9:37 | News
Indonesia downloads data from flight recorder of downed Sriwijaya Air jet
Indonesian investigators have successfully downloaded information from the flight data recorder. (reuters.com)

15 January 2021 7:06 | News
Berlin airport's baggage handlers suffer electric shocks in latest mishap
About 60 cases recorded of workers being hurt recorded at airport, which has been plagued with problems. (theguardian.com)

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15 January 2021 7:02 | News
UK Bans Travel From 15 South American Countries & Portugal
The United Kingdom Government is to ban direct flights and travelers from 15 South American countries and Portugal. (simpleflying.com)

14 January 2021 20:00 | News
Emirates to repay $1.63 million for single piece of lost luggage
After a 12 year battle, a Nigerian court ordered Emirates to pay a local businessman $1.63 million in compensation for a single piece of lost luggage. (aerotime.aero)

14 January 2021 16:01 | News
IAG Cargo Has Shipped Over 1 Million COVID-19 Vacccines
Around the world, countries are steadily vaccinating their populations against COVID-19. (simpleflying.com)

14 January 2021 13:51 | News
Etihad Launches Kids Fly Free To Abu Dhabi Campaign
Etihad Airways has launched a new promotion that sees kids flying free when adults book flights to Abu Dhabi or Dubai. (simpleflying.com)

14 January 2021 11:53 | News
Sukhoi S-70 combat drone completes bombing test
The Russian Sukhoi S-70 Okhotnik (“Hunter”) attack drone dropped bombs on a ground target during flight tests. (aerotime.aero)

Photo: Russian Ministry of Defense
14 January 2021 11:49 | News
Austrian Airlines Will Retire Its First Boeing 767 In March
The oldest widebody aircraft in the Lufthansa Group completed its final passenger flight for Austrian Airlines this weekend. (simpleflying.com)

14 January 2021 9:27 | News
Norwegian Air ends long-haul flights, talks of state involvement
Norwegian Air plans to close its long-haul operation and focus on a scaled-down European business. (reuters.com)

14 January 2021 6:54 | News
Indonesia divers resume sea search for crashed Sriwijaya Air's second black box
The aerial search is being expanded to coastal areas of the Thousand Islands chain because plane debris and victims may be carried away by sea currents. (channelnewsasia.com)

14 January 2021 6:45 | News
Unruly passengers face $35,000 fine, jail in FAA crackdown
Problems on US aircraft have prompted the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to take a zero-tolerance approach. (airlineratings.com)

14 January 2021 6:15 | Video
How did the pilot survive this plane crash?
Surveillance footage shows the moment a plane fell out of the sky in Oyster Bay, New York. (bbc.com)

13 January 2021 17:40 | News
Where Do Crew Sleep During A Flight?
If a flight lasts longer than a few hours, its crew members will need a place to unwind at given intervals. (simpleflying.com)

13 January 2021 14:33 | Accident
IndiGo A321neo engine hits accumulated snow during taxi
IndiGo A321neo engine hits accumulated snow during taxi at Srinagar Airport, India. Minor damage reported. (twitter.com)

13 January 2021 14:04 | News
Turkish Airlines rolls out new offer on international flights
Turkish Airlines has announced a 40 % discount on international flights. (businesstraveller.com)

13 January 2021 14:03 | News
Boeing awarded contract for 12 more KC-46 Tankers
New tanker contract brings the number of U.S. Air Force orders to 79. (aviation24.be)

13 January 2021 11:45 | News
Qatar Airways CEO Says Half Its A380 Fleet Won’t Return
Qatar Airways CEO, Akbar Al Baker, has confirmed that half of his A380s won’t fly for the airline again. (simpleflying.com)

Photo: Qatar Airways
13 January 2021 9:50 | News
Border Restrictions May Delay Rex Airlines Boeing 737 Flight Launch
The closure of the Victorian state border to Sydney residents is throwing the start date of Rex’s Boeing 737 flights between Sydney and Melbourne into doubt. (simpleflying.com)

13 January 2021 7:55 | News
Can Freighters Be Converted To Passenger Carriers?
There’s no reason why a good freighter can’t be converted. However, there are several good reasons why it rarely happens. (simpleflying.com)

13 January 2021 7:43 | News
US to require all arriving passengers to get COVID-19 test
US citizens and foreign travellers flying to the United States will soon need to show proof of a negative test for COVID-19. (channelnewsasia.com)

13 January 2021 7:39 | News
How Safe is the Boeing 737?
Boeing’s slow climb back to credibility in the flying public’s eyes after the 737 MAX tragedies has been dealt a major blow with the crash of yet another 737 in Indonesia on Saturday. (airlineratings.com)

Photo: Boeing
12 January 2021 18:36 | News
Qatar Airways resumes flights to Riyadh
Qatar Airways has resumed flights to Riyadh in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with a daily service now operational. (businesstraveller.com)

12 January 2021 17:03 | News
Negative Covid test required to enter England from Friday
Travellers must show evidence of negative test taken in 72 hours before departure. (theguardian.com)

12 January 2021 17:01 | News
JetBlue Introduces its new Airbus A220-300 with stunning design features
Widest seat in the fleet and unparalleled inflight experience, combined with lower operating costs and superior performance capabilities. (aviation24.be)

12 January 2021 10:58 | News
Indonesia retrieves black box from crashed Sriwijaya Air plane
Indonesian authorities have retrieved a black box from the Sriwijaya Air plane that crashed into the Java Sea at the weekend. (reuters.com)

12 January 2021 10:35 | News
Why The Airbus A340 Has A Middle Landing Gear
Airbus designed its A340 for long-haul flying, in an era in which its four engines allowed it to bypass ETOPS restrictions. (simpleflying.com)

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12 January 2021 8:31 | News
Singapore Airlines asks crew to wear tracking devices
Singapore Airlines is taking precautions to the next level by asking flight crew to wear tracking devices, reports the Straits Times. (businesstraveller.com)

12 January 2021 7:12 | News
China Southern Extends Suspension Of A380 Service To London
The airline attributes this to prevention and control advice regarding the COVID-19 pandemic from the Chinese Government. (simpleflying.com)

12 January 2021 7:06 | News
Sriwijaya Air crash: Indonesia's black box locator damaged
A device that Indonesia is using to locate the black boxes of the crashed Sriwijaya Air plane is suffering from technical problems. (bbc.com)

11 January 2021 19:15 | News
Volotea last European airline to retire its Boeing 717 fleet
The Spanish low-cost airline had integrated the model in 2012 and at one time operated up to 19 units. (aviation24.be)

11 January 2021 16:53 | News
How Emirates SkyCargo Made The Most Of 2020
Since the beginning of the crisis, Emirates SkyCargo recruited an A380 for cargo charter. (simpleflying.com)

Photo: Emirates SkyCargo
11 January 2021 14:01 | News
Indonesia names first plane crash victim
Crews prepared to send in a remotely operated underwater vehicle to search for the jet’s cockpit recorders in the sea. (reuters.com)

11 January 2021 13:19 | News
Easyjet secures £1.4 billion state-backed loan
Easyjet has confirmed its has signed a £1.4 billion five-year term loan facility through the government’s Export Development Guarantee scheme. (businesstraveller.com)

11 January 2021 13:15 | News
Wizz Air Selling 6 Hour Flight For $0.27
In celebration of its launch, the airline has released 2,021 tickets priced at just one UAE Dirham – that’s around $0.27. (simpleflying.com)

Photo: Wizz Air
11 January 2021 11:24 | News
Emirates to resume service to Seattle, Dallas and San Francisco
Emirates has announced plans to resume three more routes to the US in the coming weeks. (businesstraveller.com)

11 January 2021 8:20 | Accident
Catering Truck Gets Stuck Under Air Canada CRJ900 Lifting Plane
The flight was delayed, but the aircraft was able to depart after the incident. (simpleflying.com)

11 January 2021 7:11 | News
Korean Air And Asiana Airlines Merger
It would be one of the world’s biggest airlines and could fundamentally alter the aviation market in and around South Korea. (simpleflying.com)

11 January 2021 6:59 | News
Indonesia divers search wreckage as black box hunt resumes
The Indonesian navy has released footage of divers searching through the wreckage of a passenger plane. (bbc.com)

10 January 2021 17:55 | Video
Top Skilled Pilots dealing with a crosswind
Unbelievable landings and takeoffs during Storm at Birmingham airport. (youtube.com)

10 January 2021 16:37 | News
The Mystery Of The Disappearance Of The Legendary Amelia Earhart
It has been more than 80 years since the disappearance of legendary American aviator Amelia Earhart who went missing over the Pacific Ocean. (simpleflying.com)

10 January 2021 11:26 | News
Indonesia locates two black boxes of crashed plane
Military chief Hadi Tjahjanto said the boxes can hopefully be retrieved soon. (reuters.com)

10 January 2021 9:40 | Accident
EgyptAir Descended Too Low After Intercepting Wrong ILS
An EgyptAir Airbus A220 descended too low while landing in Cairo yesterday. (simpleflying.com)

Photo: Airbus
10 January 2021 8:07 | News
Only 4.56 million passengers at Hamburg Airport
2020 was the hardest year in Hamburg Airport’s post-war history. (aviation24.be)

10 January 2021 7:56 | News
Indonesia Boeing 737 passenger plane crash site found
Indonesian authorities say they have found the location where they believe a Boeing 737 passenger plane crashed into the sea shortly after take-off. (bbc.com)

09 January 2021 20:11 | News
Italian Startup EGO Airways Outlines Where It Wants To Fly
EGO Airways will operate a fleet of Embraer 190s. (simpleflying.com)

Photo: EGO Airways
09 January 2021 18:43 | News
Snowstorm Filomena shuts down Madrid, Barajas Airport
A snowstorm has forced Madrid Barajas Airport, Spain to shut down since Friday evening. (aviation24.be)

09 January 2021 18:42 | Accident
Air Canada Jazz CRJ900 Diverts After Smoke Indication In Lavatory
Onboard the aircraft were 29 passengers and four crew members. (simpleflying.com)

09 January 2021 12:13 | Crash
Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 passenger plane crashed in Indonesia
A Boeing 737 passenger plane carrying 62 people have crashed into the sea shortly after take-off from Indonesia's capital Jakarta. (bbc.com)

Photo: MULYONO/NAKI
09 January 2021 11:55 | News
Sriwijaya Air 737-500 has disappeared from radar
A Boeing 737-500 disappeared from radars shortly after takeoff from Jakarta. (airlive.net)

09 January 2021 8:32 | News
Jordan Aviation Wants To Launch Flights To The United States
The carrier is looking at scheduled operations from April of this year. (simpleflying.com)

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09 January 2021 8:17 | News
Emirates Receives 2 Week Hong Kong Flight Ban
Some preliminary information has surfaced indicating that Emirates Airlines is facing a two-week flight ban on Dubai-Hong Kong flights. (simpleflying.com)

09 January 2021 7:20 | News
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s Runway closed
From 25 January to 26 April, Schiphol will be carrying out major maintenance on the Polderbaan Runway (18R-36L). (aviation24.be)

08 January 2021 19:57 | News
Lawsuit Filed Against JetBlue Alleging Anti-Competitive Pricing
An online travel agent has accused JetBlue of making it difficult to compare its prices against competing airlines. (simpleflying.com)

08 January 2021 17:18 | News
Qatar Airways launches week-long sale and “kids fly free” offer
Qatar Airways customers can get up to 35 per cent off fares and free travel for children on their booking in the carrier’s latest promotion. (businesstraveller.com)

Photo: Qatar
08 January 2021 17:16 | News
Using Fake IDs For Free Flights Gets Ex-Airline Employee 30 Months In Prison
An American man has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in federal prison, having pled guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud. (simpleflying.com)

08 January 2021 8:59 | Accident
Truck Gets Wedged Underneath Wizz Air A320neo In Poland
This week, a water-supply truck found itself wedged beneath a fairly new Wizz Air Airbus A320neo in Gdańsk, Poland. (simpleflying.com)

08 January 2021 8:01 | News
Air India Carries The First COVID-19 Vaccines To Delhi
Air India has transported the first shipment of vaccine to New Delhi from a production facility in Pune on Thursday. (simpleflying.com)

08 January 2021 6:56 | News
WestJet Has Already Stopped Passengers Without COVID Tests
Canada’s WestJet prevented ten passengers from boarding their flight on Thursday after they failed to produce a valid negative COVID result. (simpleflying.com)

08 January 2021 6:47 | News
Boeing To Pay $2.5 Billion Over MAX Fraud Conspiracy
The wilful misconduct of two former Boeing employees will cost the big United States aircraft manufacturer a hefty US$2.5 billion. (simpleflying.com)

07 January 2021 17:04 | News
Ryanair reduces full-year traffic forecast to below 30 million
Ryanair has published its latest traffic forecast. (businesstraveller.com)

Photo: Ryanair.com
07 January 2021 12:38 | News
How China Is Using A UAV To Help Change The Weather
China is deploying an unmanned air vehicle (UAV) to help generate rainfall in some of the nation’s arid regions. (simpleflying.com)

07 January 2021 11:52 | News
7 Skills Every Pilot Should Have
Have you ever wondered if you have what it takes to be a pilot? (aircraftcompare.com)

07 January 2021 9:09 | News
Who Controls The Window Blind? Viral TikTok Sparks New Debate
Following a viral TikTok which showed a woman asking a man to close blinds and him refusing. (simpleflying.com)

06 January 2021 18:59 | Accident
Spirit Passenger Arrested In Oregon For Punching Another Person
A Spirit Airlines flight was disrupted on Sunday when a passenger lost their temper over a kid kicking their seat. (simpleflying.com)

06 January 2021 14:43 | News
Zurich airport opens testing facility
Zurich airport is working with Swissport subsidiary Checkport Schweiz AG to operate a PCR testing facility from January 7. (businesstraveller.com)

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06 January 2021 14:41 | News
FBI And FAA Investigate New York Aircraft Crash Threat
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and FBI are investigating the sources of a pre-recorded message broadcast to air traffic controllers in New York on Monday this week. (simpleflying.com)

06 January 2021 9:29 | News
Spicejet launches 21 new flights
The new flight services will start from January 12, 2021, in a phased manner. (businesstraveller.com)

06 January 2021 7:58 | News
Qantas plans to resume international flights in July
Qantas has resumed ticket sales for international routes beginning July. (businesstraveller.com)

06 January 2021 7:48 | News
South Africa’s Webclift Airways
The start-up is yet to get planes, its air operator’s certificate and is seeking further funding. (simpleflying.com)

Photo: Webclift Airways
05 January 2021 17:22 | News
The Top 6 Easiest Planes to Fly
What exactly makes it easy and how does it rank among the ‘easiest’ airplanes to fly? (aircraftcompare.com)

05 January 2021 10:43 | Video
Heavy Landings & Takeoffs at SFO
San Francisco is the primary airport to serve the Bay Area in northern California. (youtube.com)

05 January 2021 10:29 | News
The Worst Selling Airbus Jets Of All Time
Let’s take a look at the planes that Airbus had trouble selling. (simpleflying.com)

05 January 2021 8:42 | News
Singapore Airlines resumes connections between UK and Australasia
Singapore Airlines has resumed transit services from the UK to Australia and New Zealand under a special arrangement. (businesstraveller.com)

05 January 2021 7:35 | News
Qatar Airways A350 Sent To Toulouse With Reports Of Cracks
A four-year-old Qatar Airways A350-900 is reportedly flying back to Airbus facilities in Toulouse to be inspected after cracks were discovered during repainting. (simpleflying.com)

04 January 2021 21:22 | News
Saudi Arabia agrees to end blockade on Qatar
Saudi Arabia has lifted its land and air blockade on Qatar in a major step towards ending a Gulf rift. (middleeasteye.net)

04 January 2021 15:56 | Video
DHL A300 experiences bird strike on departure from Amsterdam Airport
Aircraft continued to Leipzig for a safe landing. (youtube.com)

04 January 2021 13:54 | Accident
Aeromexico 787 bird strike on takeoff
Video captures Aeromexico 787 bird strike on takeoff from Cancun Airport, Mexico. Aircraft safely returned to the gate. (twitter.com)

04 January 2021 13:52 | News
China Airlines schedules final passenger flight with Boeing 747
Taiwan-based China Airlines will retire its passenger Boeing 747 aircraft with a special final farewell flight. (aerotime.aero)

04 January 2021 10:04 | News
What Happened To Air Sahara?
Air Sahara was once a rapidly-growing Indian airline, with strong domestic operations and expanding international routes. (simpleflying.com)

Photo: Wikipedia.org
04 January 2021 10:01 | News
World’s safest Airlines
Qantas has been put at the top of the list of the safest airlines in the world for 2021 by AirlineRatings. (airlineratings.com)

04 January 2021 7:53 | Accident
A tug caught fire near a Lufthansa Boeing 747
A Lufthansa Boeing 747-8 made a lucky escape from a tug fire near the aircraft at Ezeiza Airport in Argentina. (airlive.net)

03 January 2021 16:28 | News
Saudi Arabia Resumes International Flights
Today, the kingdom has re-opened its borders to international travelers. (simpleflying.com)

03 January 2021 14:06 | Accident
Turkish Airlines multiple bird strikes
Turkish Airlines Cargo 777 damaged following multiple bird strikes on departure from Istanbul. (twitter.com)

03 January 2021 9:12 | News
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi – The New Airline
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is now just under two weeks from its inaugural flight. (simpleflying.com)

Photo: Wizz Air
03 January 2021 7:54 | News
Fewer air disasters in 2020 but more people die
A drastic reduction in the number of flights in 2020 did not stop the number of people killed in air disasters rising to 299 from 257 in 2019, according to a new analysis. (airlineratings.com)

03 January 2021 7:50 | News
Why Do Airlines Have Foreign Crew Bases?
With global operations, it’s not surprising that airlines often have staff in several locations around the world. (simpleflying.com)

02 January 2021 17:31 | News
Iberia Brings First Air Shipment Of Vaccines To Spain
Iberia is the first airline to deliver the much needed Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to Spain. (simpleflying.com)

02 January 2021 17:28 | News
Top 10 newest airliners to fly with in 2021
As you travel in 2021, be on a look out for these 10 newest planes that have just entered service with airlines around the world! (aerotime.aero)

02 January 2021 16:10 | Accident
United Boeing 737 Damaged After Aircraft Veered Off Runway
A United Airlines Boeing 737 veered off the runway at San Jose, Costa Rica this week and suffered minor damage. (simpleflying.com)

02 January 2021 16:08 | Crash
Landing crash at Diamantina Airport
3 injured in Learjet runway excursion after landing at Diamantina Airport, Brazil. (twitter.com)

02 January 2021 8:05 | News
Volga-Dnepr Brings Back An-124s Into Service
Volga-Dnepr has brought back an An-124 into commercial service. (simpleflying.com)

Photo: Wikipedia.org
02 January 2021 7:26 | News
British Airways secures £2 billion loan backed by UK Export Finance
The five-year loan – which can be repaid at any time on notice – has been underwritten by a syndicate of banks and “partially guaranteed” by UK Export Finance (UKEF). (businesstraveller.com)

02 January 2021 7:21 | Accident
Middle East Airline’s New Planes Were Hit By Stray Bullets
In Lebanon, one starts a new year by assessing damages caused by heavy showers of stray bullets shot mindlessly the night before. (the961.com)

01 January 2021 10:27 | Accident
Avianca A319 hit by pyrotechnic balloon
Avianca A319 hit by pyrotechnic balloon on approach to Bogotá Airport, Colombia. The aircraft landed safely on runway 13L. (twitter.com)

01 January 2021 10:13 | Video
60 minutes pure aviation – Aviation Review of Year 2020
The Aviation Review of year 2020. (youtube.com)

01 January 2021 8:24 | News
Why Do Some Boeing 737s Have Eyebrow Windows?
If you look above the cockpit windows on the Boeing 737, you may see an extra set of smaller, thinner windows. (simpleflying.com)

01 January 2021 7:45 | News
Food and drink banned on domestic flights within Thailand
The Thai government has banned the consumption of all food and drink on domestic flights within the country. (businesstraveller.com)

Photo: Thai Airways
01 January 2021 7:45 | Accident
Airplane makes emergency landing at Louisiana airport
Due to a possible explosive device being found on the plane. (foxnews.com)

01 January 2021 7:41 | News
Air France 777 & American Airlines 737 Almost Suffer Conflict Over Caribbean Sea
Two commercial airlines experienced a near miss earlier this month south of Puerto Rico’s San Juan. (simpleflying.com)

01 January 2021 7:39 | News
Australia criticised for Antarctica airport plan
Multibillion-dollar project is unnecessary and damaging to wildlife, say scientists. (theguardian.com)

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