Aviation International News

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. […]
2021-01-14
Dassault Consolidates MRO Sales Operations

Dassault Consolidates MRO Sales Operations

Dassault Aviation has consolidated its MRO sales operations into a single organization for customers in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific, the French airframer announced […]
2021-01-14
Duncan To Ramp Up Summer Intern Program

Duncan To Ramp Up Summer Intern Program

Duncan Aviation is looking to hire as many as 33 interns this summer at its trio of full-service aircraft maintenance facilities in Michigan, Nebraska, and Utah. […]
2021-01-14
DHL Orders Eight Boeing 777 Freighters

DHL Orders Eight Boeing 777 Freighters

Boeing on Wednesday secured its second freighter order in as many days as DHL Express signed a deal to buy eight more 777Fs. The contract, which […]
2021-01-13
TxJet Keeps Flying Lifesaving Missions Despite Covid

TxJet Keeps Flying Lifesaving Missions Despite Covid

When Covid-19 first made its way to the U.S. early last year, Indianapolis-based TxJet, like other charter operations, found itself in a demand slump. But it […]
2021-01-13
Report Targets Means To Reduce Leaded Avgas

Report Targets Means To Reduce Leaded Avgas

A broad-based and sustained commitment across the aviation industry, along with the FAA and other government agencies, is necessary if significant progress is going to be […]
2021-01-13
Fiat Chrysler Backs Archer's eVTOL Aircraft

Fiat Chrysler Backs Archer’s eVTOL Aircraft

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is partnering with eVTOL developer Archer to provide composite materials and engineering support for the four-passenger aircraft due to be unveiled this […]
2021-01-13
Colorado Airport Digs New Hangar Complex, Plans 2nd FBO

Colorado Airport Digs New Hangar Complex, Plans 2nd FBO

A new private hangar complex will rise at Northern Colorado Regional Airport after Water Valley Land Co. and the Business Aviation Group (BAG) broke ground on […]
2021-01-11
Leonardo Helicopters Makes Fresh Latin American Inroads

Leonardo Helicopters Makes Fresh Latin American Inroads

Leonardo reported new inroads into the Latin American helicopter market this morning, announcing new sales in Mexico and Colombia. The OEM will deliver a VIP-configured AW139 […]
2021-01-11
UK Aviation Services Provider Adds Aeromedical Operator

UK Aviation Services Provider Adds Aeromedical Operator

UK aviation services provider Centreline has acquired Exeter Airport-based aeromedical transport operator Capital Air Ambulance. Included in the deal are Capital’s two Beechcraft King Air 200s, […]
2021-01-11
CVR, FDR Signals Detected from Doomed Sriwijaya Air 737

CVR, FDR Signals Detected from Doomed Sriwijaya Air 737

Indonesian investigators have detected signals from the cockpit voice and flight data recorders from the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 that crashed Saturday into the Java Sea, […]
2021-01-11
New Broker RightJet Focuses on Environmental Progress

New Broker RightJet Focuses on Environmental Progress

RightJet opens for business this week, offering aircraft charter, sales, leasing, consultancy, and management supervision services to the private aviation sector. The Dubai-based startup has been […]
2021-01-10
BAE awarded ‘quick-turnaround’ countermeasure demo for Boeing P-8A Poseidon

BAE awarded ‘quick-turnaround’ countermeasure demo for Boeing P-8A Poseidon

BAE Systems was awarded a $4 million contract from the US Navy (USN) for a quick-turnaround demonstration of a new radio frequency countermeasure system for the […]
2021-01-10
Sriwijaya Air 737 Crashes into Java Sea with 62 Aboard

Sriwijaya Air 737 Crashes into Java Sea with 62 Aboard

A Boeing 737-500 operated by Indonesia’s Sriwijaya Air crashed into the Java Sea shortly after takeoff from Jakarta Saturday with 62 people on board. Flight SJ182 […]
2021-01-10
Accused of fraud, Boeing pays $2.5 billion settlement for 737 MAX crashes

Accused of fraud, Boeing pays $2.5 billion settlement for 737 MAX crashes

Boeing has been charged by the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) of conspiracy to defraud the government for withholding information from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) […]