Aviation International News

2021-01-23
Airbus Helicopters Flightlab To Test UAM Technologies

Airbus Helicopters Flightlab To Test UAM Technologies

Airbus Helicopters has started in-flight tests onboard the European aerospace group’s rotary-wing Flightlab facility. The platform-agnostic flying laboratory is exclusively dedicated to maturing new technologies for […]
2021-01-23
GrandView Aviation Plans Denver Charter Base

GrandView Aviation Plans Denver Charter Base

Following the delivery of additional Embraer Phenom 300s and new bases in Atlanta and Scottsdale, Arizona, last year, charter operator GrandView Aviation plans to open its […]
2021-01-23
First Upgraded F-16V Fighter For Greece Takes Flight

First Upgraded F-16V Fighter For Greece Takes Flight

The first of 84 Greek Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters to be upgraded to the F-16V Viper standard took to the skies for the first time on […]
2021-01-23
Atlantic Aviation Wraps Up Vegas FBO Renovation

Atlantic Aviation Wraps Up Vegas FBO Renovation

Atlantic Aviation has completed a major renovation at its Las Vegas McCarran International Airport FBO. The $22.5 million project spanned 18 months and included the addition […]
2021-01-23
HAI Cancels Heli-Expo 2021 Trade Show

HAI Cancels Heli-Expo 2021 Trade Show

The Covid-19 pandemic has claimed another aviation gathering. Less than a week after four major rotorcraft OEMs and other major industry players decided not to attend, […]
2021-01-23
Carver Aero Adds Third Iowa FBO

Carver Aero Adds Third Iowa FBO

Carver Aero, which operates a pair of FBOs in Iowa, will make that a trio with the acquisition of Advanced Air, the lone service provider at […]
2021-01-20
IAG Moves on Purchase of Air Europa at Discounted Price

IAG Moves on Purchase of Air Europa at Discounted Price

British Airways and Iberia parent International Airlines Group (IAG) is moving ahead with the planned acquisition of Air Europa in spite of Covid-19, though the pandemic […]
2021-01-20
General Atomics Advances SeaGuardian Systems

General Atomics Advances SeaGuardian Systems

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) has revealed that it has completed the development and testing of a self-contained anti-submarine warfare (ASW) package, the first such […]
2021-01-20
CAE Seeks To Enhance Evidence-based Training Offerings

CAE Seeks To Enhance Evidence-based Training Offerings

CAE has tapped The LOSA Collaborative to perform line operations safety audits (LOSA) of CAE customer-operators in an effort to enhance the former’s evidence-based training offerings. […]
2021-01-20
Milestone, NHV Partner on Airbus H145s

Milestone, NHV Partner on Airbus H145s

GECAS unit Milestone Aviation and Belgium-based NHV are partnering to supply two Airbus five-bladed H145 helicopters to support Germany’s Federal Armed Forces’ training program at Laupheim. […]
2021-01-19
FedEx Express to fire up to 6,300 employees in Europe

FedEx Express to fire up to 6,300 employees in Europe

FedEx Express reveals plans to cut its European workforce by thousands of employees, as the company plans to establish a dual-hub model in Europe. FedEx Express […]
2021-01-19

Canada’s airlines plan Boeing 737 MAX flights

After Transport Canada (TC) ungrounded the Boeing 737 MAX, Canada’s airlines that have the aircraft in their fleets have begun preparations to once again fly passengers […]
2021-01-19
Jeffries Bizjet Deliveries To Rise Marginally in 2021

Jeffries: Bizjet Deliveries To Rise Marginally in 2021

While overall sentiment is up in Jeffries Equity Research’s 10th biannual business jet survey, the newly released report calls for 3.7 percent growth of new jet […]
2021-01-19
Safran's Cassiopée FDM Now Available for Select CJ4s

Safran’s Cassiopée FDM Now Available for Select CJ4s

Textron Aviation has selected Safran Electronics & Defense’s Cassiopée flight data monitoring (FDM) software for its Aircraft Recording System II (ARes II)-equipped Cessna Citation CJ4s. Using […]
2021-01-19
Honda Aircraft Starts Wing Making in New Facility

Honda Aircraft Starts Wing Making in New Facility

With the opening of its new wing production and service parts facility in Greensboro, North Carolina, Honda Aircraft will be able to manufacture HondaJet wings concurrently […]
2021-01-19
Transport Canada To Lift Boeing 737 Max Ban on January 20

Transport Canada To Lift Boeing 737 Max Ban on January 20

Transport Canada expects to lift the Notam that bans the Boeing 737 Max from Canadian airspace on January 20 under the terms of an airworthiness directive […]
2021-01-19
Irkut MC-21 Suffers Runway Overrun

Irkut MC-21 Suffers Runway Overrun

One of Irkut’s MC-21 prototypes overran the runway at the Zhukovsky Aerodrome and came to a stop in heavy snow during an emergency braking maneuver, Irkut […]
2021-01-19
California Charter Firm Expands Fleet with Citation Xs

California Charter Firm Expands Fleet with Citation Xs

Premier Air Charter has acquired the leases of four Cessna Citation Xs as the Southern California Part 135 operator looks to introduce larger aircraft to the […]
2021-01-17
VietJet ends 2020 with positive financial results, CEO says

VietJet ends 2020 with positive financial results, CEO says

Vietnam’s low-cost carrier VietJet Aviation CEO Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao said that the airline has ended 2020 with no losses, after reporting a small profit. “We […]
2021-01-17
Tegel Airport Closes Following Opening Of New BER Berlin Brandenburg Airport

Concourses Vs. Terminals – What Are The Differences?

When it comes to airport architecture, concourses and terminals are terms that one often hears. These two words are sometimes used almost interchangeably, but is this […]
2021-01-17
Air Inter Flight 148 from Lyon crashed while landing at Strasbourg in 1992

What Happened To France’s Air Inter?

We thought we would take a look at Air France’s domestic arm, Air Inter, to see what happened to the airline and why it is no […]
2021-01-17
Aerolineas Argentinas Flies Nonstop A330 Flight From Moscow With Vaccines

Aerolineas Argentinas Flies Nonstop A330 Flight From Moscow With Vaccines

An Aerolíneas Argentinas Airbus A330 landed in Buenos Aires nonstop from Moscow yesterday. The widebody aircraft transported 300,000 doses of the second component of the Sputnik […]
2021-01-16
Following US, Russia intends to withdraw from Open Skies Treaty

Following US, Russia intends to withdraw from Open Skies Treaty

After the United States, Russia announced its withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty, which allows mutual aerial monitoring of military movements and strategic installations of the […]
2021-01-16
Volocopter Moves To Enter U.S. eVTOL Air Taxi Market

Volocopter Moves To Enter U.S. eVTOL Air Taxi Market

Volocopter this week went public with its plans to introduce air taxi operations with its eVTOL aircraft into the U.S. market. In a January 15 announcement, […]
2021-01-16
HAI Doubles Down on In-person March Heli-Expo Show

HAI Doubles Down on In-person March Heli-Expo Show

The Helicopter Association International (HAI) said this morning it remains committed to holding its annual Heli-Expo trade show in New Orleans from March 22 to 25, […]
2021-01-15
Gama Aviation Acquires Jet East MRO

Gama Aviation Acquires Jet East MRO

Global business aviation services provider Gama Aviation has acquired Jet East Aviation from East Coast Aviation in a $7.7 million cash deal that will significantly expand […]
2021-01-15
Indian Government Approves More Light Combat Aircraft

Indian Government Approves More Light Combat Aircraft

India’s Cabinet Committee on Security—chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi—met on January 13 to approve the purchase of the Mk1A version of the Tejas Light Combat […]
2021-01-15
Australia Selects Apache Guardian for Recon Requirement

Australia Selects Apache Guardian for Recon Requirement

The government of Australia has confirmed that it has selected the Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian for its Land 4503 helicopter program to provide armed reconnaissance helicopters […]
2021-01-15
U.S. Adds Comac to DOD Sanctions List

U.S. Adds Comac to DOD Sanctions List

The U.S. Department of Defense on Friday added Comac among eight other Chinese companies to its list of civil entities that allegedly contribute advanced technologies to […]
2021-01-14
Norwegian To Shut All Long-haul Operations

Norwegian To Shut All Long-haul Operations

Norwegian Air will close all long-haul operations and concentrate its efforts on a dedicated short-haul network in Europe with Boeing 737s, the low-cost airline announced Thursday. […]