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By Sohail Sawlani




Singapore Airlines Relaunches Busan Flights, Adds More A380 Services

22 November 2022



Startup FlyAtlantic Unveils Launch Plans

22 November 2022



TAP Air Portugal Cabin Crew to go on Strike

22 November 2022



Eastern Airways Launches Daily Flights to Newquay

21 November 2022



Malaysia's MYAirline Readies For Launch

21 November 2022



Air China Launches Wenzhou-Milan Route

21 November 2022



Iberia Launches Madrid-Edinburgh Route

21 November 2022



LATAM A320 Collides With Firetruck In Peru

19 November 2022



Orlando Airport Reopens Following Closure Due to Tropical Storm Nicole

11 November 2022



Jetstar Asia to Operate Additional Services In Southeast Asia

11 November 2022



Sriwijaya Air SJ182 Final Report Findings

10 November 2022



Indigo Launches 4 New Routes

10 November 2022



Air China Launches Tianjin to Tokyo Route

9 November 2022



Airasia Launches New Route From Penang to Phnom Penh

9 November 2022



Scoot Launches Flights to Balikpapan

9 November 2022



GX Airlines Relaunches Flights to Singapore

8 November 2022



Batik Air to Launch Flights From Makassar to Kuala Lumpur and Singapore

8 November 2022



Thai Airasia Resumes Singapore to Chiang Mai Service

8 November 2022



Singapore Airlines Expands Codeshare Agreements

8 November 2022



British Airways to Launch New US Route

8 November 2022



China Southern Airlines Performs Final A380 Flight

8 November 2022



Precision Air ATR-42 Crashes In Tanzania

6 November 2022



Batik Air Malaysia Resumes Flights to Taipei

5 November 2022



Flydubai Launches 6 New Destinations, Makes Debut in Thailand

4 November 2022



Citilink Performs Inaugural Flight From Surabaya to Singapore

4 November 2022



Flying with pets? Here's what you need to know!

4 November 2022



Almost Fatal: Korean Air A330 Crash-lands at Cebu

24 October 2022



Air Tahiti Nui Launches Seattle-Paris Route

23 October 2022



Singapore Airlines Sends the A350 to Male

23 October 2022



MYAirline: The future of Malaysian Aviation

22 October 2022



S7 Airlines and Pobeda Launch New Routes

17 October 2022

Russian airlines S7 and Pobeda have launched brand-new routes today.





Eurowings' Pilots to go on Strike

16 October 2022

Cockpit staff of Lufthansa's budget airline, Eurowings, have decided to go on a 3 day strike starting Monday.





LATAM to Exit Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

16 October 2022

Today, LATAM Group confirms that it plans to exit its Chapter 11 proceeding in the United States on November 3, which it entered in May 2020 after the strong impact of the pandemic.





United Delays Hong Kong Route Relaunch

16 October 2022

Earlier today, United Airlines delayed its relaunch of flights from San Francisco to Hong Kong by one month. The 14-hour-long route was originally slated to restart on 4 January 2023, but has since been delayed to 10 February 2023.





Singapore Airlines Adds A350s to Hyderabad Route

16 October 2022

Starting on October 30th, Singapore Airlines will utilise Airbus A350s to the Singapore-Hyderabad route, instead of the Boeing 737MAX aircraft.





Scoot Performs Inaugural Flights to Yogyakarta and Lombok

16 October 2022

Earlier last month, Singaporean low-cost carrier, Scoot, announced the launch of 4 new routes. Over this weekend, 2 of them launched- Singapore to Lombok, and Singapore to Yogyakarta.





Valuair: Asia's Forgotten Airline

16 October 2022

In the late 2000s, Valuair was a popular low-cost carrier based in Singapore. The airline launched in 2004, with services to Thailand and Hong Kong. The airline was also very unique, compared to other budget airlines in the area such as Tiger Airways and Jetstar Asia!





Singapore Airlines Milan to Barcelona: Europe's Best Short-Haul Economy Class?

7 October 2022

Have you ever been on a 1 hour flight in economy class that serves a full meal, unlimited beverage service and extremely comfortable seats? It may seem impossible- but it does exist- on Singapore Airlines' service from Milan to Barcelona!

Now you may ask, WHY is Singapore Airlines operating a short-haul route in Europe. Well the answer is pretty simple-





Boom Aerospace Unveils New Design for Supersonic Passenger Jet

Farnborough Airshow (DAY 2) | 19 July 2022

Boom Supersonic, the company building the world's fastest airliner, optimized for speed, safety, and sustainability, today presented the refined design of Overture and also announced a new partnering agreement with Northrop Grumman to develop special mission variants of the aircraft...





Why it's cheaper for airlines to make stops

19 July 2022

You may think that it is cheaper to fly non-stop flights than one with a stopover, as it saves fuel from takeoff or landing. However, in several cases if the flight is long enough, it is actually cheaper to make a short stopover...





Norwegian Air Confirms Order for 50 737 MAX 8s

Farnborough Airshow (DAY 1), 18 July 2022

Norwegian Low-Cost Carrier, Norwegian Air, re-commmited to their 737 MAX 8 order for 50 of the type, with options for 30 more...





ANA Finalises Order For 20 737 MAX 8, and 777X Freighter

Farnborough Airshow (DAY 1), 18 July 2022

Within the first few hours of Farnborough Airshow, Japanese Carrier,ANA (All Nippon Airways), confirmed an order for 20 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, alongside several 777X freighter aircraft, comprising of 777-9F and 777-8F...





Delta Air Lines Orders 100 737 MAX 10 Aircraft in Multi-Billion Dollar Deal

Farnborough Airshow (DAY 1), 18 July 2022

In a multi-billion dollar deal, American Airline, Delta, has ordered 100 737 MAX 10 Aircraft, with options for 30 more...





Pratt & Whitney and Collins Aerospace Launch New STEP-Tech Engine Demonstrator

Farnborough Airshow (DAY 1), 18 July 2022

Pratt & Whitney and Collins Aerospace, both Raytheon Technologies businesses, today announced the launch of a new hybrid-electric technology demonstrator program applicable to future advanced air mobility vehicles...





Boeing Press Breifing Hints at Multi-Billion Dollar Order, News on New Aircraft

17 July 2022

To kick off the Farnborough Airshow this morning, Boeing has begun on a press breifing. Many questions answered including the status of the NMA, and hints of a brand new giant Boeing order...





What to expect this year at Farnborough Airshow 2022

17 July 2022

In just a couple of hours, Farnborough Airshow 2022 (FIA2022) will commence. FIA is one of the largest air shows in the world, with over 80,000 participants expected to attend this year...





Flight Review | Singapore to Kuala Lumpur on Jetstar & Scoot

10 June 2022

Recently, I went on a trip from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on two different airlines- Jetstar (to Kuala Lumpur) and Scoot (Back to Singapore). Through this article, I will go in depth and share with you about my experience...





Singapore Airlines: Ticket Prices to Go Back Down Soon

Singapore, 19 May 2022

An executive in the Singapore Airlines Group stated today at a briefing that ticket prices are expected to "come back down' amid an increase in travel demand...





Findings Reveal China Eastern Jet Was Deliberately Crashed

USA, China, 18 May 2022

Data recovered from the black box suggests that someone in the cockpit input controls that sent the plane into its deadly descent...





COMAC C919 performs maiden flight before delivery

China, 14 May 2022

Earlier this morning, the first COMAC C919 aircraft to be flown commercially has taken its first flight, according to COMAC (Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China). The jet is set to enter into service with China Eastern Airlines...





airBaltic recruits pilots as global air travel resumes

Latvia, 13 May 2022

As global air travel resumes as COVID-19 restrictions ease, the demand for air travel has shown an increasing trend. In the midst of the pandemic, Latvian airline, airBaltic, let go of many of its pilots, which majority of them have since been rehired...





How Budget Airlines Make You Pay More Than The Original Ticket Price

11 May 2022

Have you ever found a very cheap deal for a flight, but ended up having a final ticket price way higher? Through this article, you will find out the logic behind these 'scams' and how Budget Airlines attract you with gimmicks such as these...





The Changi East Project | The future of Singapore's Aviation

6 May 2022

In 2013, Singaporean ministers and heads of the Changi Airport Group announced the "Changi East Project". This project will greatly expand the world's best airport as we know it today- adding a new runway, gigantic terminal, cargo facilities and more, slated for opening in 2030...





MU5735 UPDATES | Pilots Were Not Having Any Personal Issues, CVR Found.

China, 20 March 2022

A China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-800 jet went down in Wuzhou, killing all 132 passengers onboard. During a press conference held today, more information about the incident has been raised...





MU5735 UPDATES | Both Blackboxes Found at Crash Site

China, 23 March 2022

On Monday, a China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-800 operating MU5735 crashed after a nose-dive in Teng County, Wuzhou. Since then, new information has developed...





MU5735 UPDATES | Images Reveal that Right Wing was Fractured Prior to Crashing

China, 23 March 2022

On Monday, a China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-800 operating MU5735 crashed after a nose-dive in Teng County, Wuzhou. Since then, new information has developed...





MU5735 UPDATES | No Survivors to Plane Crash, Investigations Ongoing

China, 22 March 2022

Yesterday, a China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-800 operating MU5735 crashed after a nose-dive in Teng County, Wuzhou. Since then, new information has developed...





BREAKING NEWS | Boeing 737 Crashes in Wuzhou, 132 Passengers Feared Dead

China, 21 March 2022

A Boeing 737-800 struck the ground in Teng County, Wuzhou one hour after departure.





FLIGHT DIVERSION | LO6293 Squawks 7700, Diverts to Paris

Paris, France, 21 March 2022

LOT Polish Airways flight LO6293, en-route from Prague to Punta Cana squawked 7700 .





BREAKING | UTair Flight 390 Returns Back to Kaliningrad after Squawking 7700

Lithuania, 9 March 2022

A UTair Boeing 737-800 diverts back to Kaliningrad , Lithuania, following a Squawk 7700 (Emergency Onboard). At 12.40pm UTC on Wednesday, the pilots reported a Squawk 7700 code and began to divert back to Kaliningrad...





Qatar Airways Lands in Kano, Gets Ready for Inaugural Flight to Port Harcourt

Nigeria, 2 March 2022

QR1431 touched down after a long journey from Doha, via Abuja, the capital of Nigeria..





Flights Cancelled, Dozens Stranded Due to Ongoing War Between Ukraine and Russia

Ukraine, 25 February 2022

Due to the ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia, dozens have been left stranded in the countries...





Thailand Orders 8 Boeing AH-6 Helicopters

Thailand, 24 February 2022

American aircraft manufacturer, Boeing has been awarded a USD 103.7 million contract by the U.S. Department of Defense as part of a foreign military sale...





Etihad Airways Signs Letter of Intent for A350 Freighter

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 2)

Etihad Airways signed a Letter of Intent for 7 A350 Freighters at the Singapore Airshow today, to expand their...





AirAsia to Start Air Ridesharing Service

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 2)

AirAsia has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding to lease a minimum of 100 VX4 eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) aircraft from Avolon during the 2022 Singapore Airshow...





BOC Aviation Orders More LEAP Engines for their Jets

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 2)

Aircraft lessor BOC Aviation has ordered 8 sets of CFM International's LEAP 1A engines for BOC's A320neo family aircraft...





Airbus Finalises Singapore Airlines' Order for 7 A350 Freighters

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 2)

Airbus has confirmed its deal to sell 7 Airbus A350 Freighters to Singapore Airlines at the Singapore Airshow on 16 February...





Boeing Expands 767 Conversion Capacity

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 1)

Boeing and ST Engineering announced their plans for expansion of 767-300 conversion capacity during the Singapore Airshow...





Tigerair Taiwan Signs Long Term Customer Service Contract

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 1)

Tigerair Taiwan have signed a long term customer service contract with Liebherr-Aerospace in the Singapore Airshow today...





Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Safran and Singapore Airlines Signed Global SAF Declaration

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 1)

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Safran and Singapore Airlines are among the first to sign the Global Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Declaration at the Singapore Airshow, promoting the acceleration of the development, production and consumption of SAF...





Alliance Air Signs Deal For New Turboprops

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 1)

India's Alliance Air signs a deal with ATR for new ATR 42-600 turboprop jets via TrueNoord...





China Airlines Extends Contract With Lufthansa Technik by 6 Years

China, 15 February 2022

China Airlines, the flag carrier of Taiwan, extends the Total Component Support (TCS) contract with Lufthansa Technik for another six years minimum...





Airbus Secured 5-year Contract Extensions to Support Japanese Helicopters

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 1)

Airbus Helicopters has secured a 5-year contract extension to continue support for Japanese H225 and H135 Helicopters...





Malaysia Airlines Group Orders 25 737 MAX Jets

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 1)

Malaysian Airlines Group (MAG) leases 25 new Boeing 737 MAX 8s from Air Lease Corporation...





AirAsia X Makes Groundbreaking Cargo Deal

Malaysia, 14 February 2022

Today, AirAsia X has made a groundbreaking transaction in push to profitability without passenger revenue...





Issues On Ground | Singapore Airlines SQ833 Flight Review

Singapore, 6 February 2022

Today, Planeopedia has received another flight review from one of our readers. In this article, we will go over this review.





Chaos in Aviation: 5G Rollout in US Leaves Passengers Stranded and Airlines Uncertain

USA, 19 January 2022

5G Rollout by AT&T and Verizon results in the cancellation of dozen of flights, leaving passengers stranded...





Going Greener: EasyJet Partners with Cranfield Aerospace to Develop Zero-Emission Aircraft.

UK, 10 January 2022

Popular European budget airline, EasyJet, has decided to partner with Cranfield Aerospace Solutions to support the development of zero-emission aircraft...





Blown Tire: Air Canada Airbus A330's Tire Deflates During Landing.

Montreal, Canada, 26 December 2021

Today, an Air Canada Airbus A330's tire blew upon landing in Montreal, Canada. This left the aircraft disabled on the runway, temporarily deffering flights...





Christmas in Aviation | Santa's Sleigh Departs The North Pole & Finnair is The Official Airline of Santa Claus Once Again.

24 December 2021

Santa's sleigh departs the North Pole (YLT) earlier today as seen by FlightRadar24...





Farewell: Last Airbus A380 Delivered to Emirates.

Dubai, UAE, 17 December 2021

Today is a sad day for all aviation fans- the last ever Airbus A380 to be made has been delivered to Emirates...





Aer Lingus, American Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, British Airways and LEVEL launch new routes between Europe and America

Europe, 14 December 2021

Aer Lingus, American Airlines, Iberia, Finnair, British Airways and LEVEL have made a joint business agreement to launch more routes between Europe and America...





The End Is Near: Final Airbus A380 Performs Test Flight

Hamburg, Germany, 14 December 2021

The final Airbus A380 to ever be built completes its test flight, bringing us one step closer to the end of the A380 line...





BREAKING NEWS | TUI Airways Boeing 787 Diverts Back to Manchester

Manchester, UK, 8 December 2021

A TUI Airways Boeing 787 diverts back to Manchester due to technical issues...





Qantas to Convert Some of Their A330s into Freighters Due to E-Commerce Demand, Receives new A321P2F

Australia, 7 December 2021

Qantas announced that they will convert 2 of their Airbus A330 passenger jets into freighters to support the significant shift towards online shopping...





Qantas Returns Back to India After Almost a Decade

Australia, 7 December 2021

Qantas's first flight to India in over a decade has touched down in New Delhi, after a long 15-hour journey from Sydney...





Boeing Launches 2 New 737 Conversion Lines in China

China, 7 December 2021

Boeing and Taikoo Aircraft Engineering have partnered up to add two new Boeing 737-800BCF conversion lines at their facility in Jinan, China...





BREAKING NEWS | Flights Kept In Holding Pattern for Up to 4 Hours In Kathmandu, Reason Still Unknown

Kathmandu, Nepal, 4 December 2021

Flights were seen trapped in a holding pattern near Kathmandu Airport for an unknown reason...





Virgin Australia Partners With Link Airways To Launch Flights From Sydney to Canberra

Canberra, Australia, 2 December 2021

Australian airline, Virgin Australia has decided to relaunch services between Sydney and Canberra from 30 January 2022, with help from Link Airways...





Binter Canarias Launches Direct Flights From Gran Canaria to San Sebastian

Canary Islands, Spain, 2 December 2021

Canarian Airline, Binter Canarias performed an inaugural flight from Gran Canaria to San Sebastian...





ITA Airways Confirms order for 28 Airbus Jets

Italy, 2 December 2021

New Italian Carrier, ITA Airways, has confirmed an order for 28 new Airbus aircraft. These aircraft includes 7 A220s, 11 A320neos and 10 A330neos...





Going Green: United Airlines to Become First Airline to Fly Commercially With 100% Sustainable Fuel

Chiago, USA, 1 December 2021

In partnership with Boeing, Virent and World Energy, United Airlines will perform the first ever fully-packed flight with sustainable fuel (SAF)...





Japan Advises Airlines To Stop Accepting New Flight Bookings Until The End of This Month.

Japan, 1 December 2021

The Japanese government has advised all international airlines to stop allowing new bookings on flights to Japan until January next year...





China Airlines Takes Delivery of Their New A321neo

Taipei, Taiwan, 1 December 2021

China Airlines has taken delivery of an Airbus A321neo, one of 25 they have ordered. 11 of them have been ordered directly from Airbus, with 14 under lease from Air Lease Corporation...





Iberia and TUI Fly have Launched Repatriation Flights to Morocco

Europe, 1 December 2021

Iberia and TUI Fly Belgium has organised repatriation flights to Morocco...





Flight Review: Singapore Airlines SQ516 from Singapore to Kolkata.

Kolkata, India, 1 December 2021

Today, Planeopedia.com has been given a trip review from one of our correspondents which recently flew to Kolkata, India. They flew on SQ516 from Singapore to Kolkata...





A Dream Come True: First Ever Non-Stop Flight From Vietnam to US Takes Off

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 30 November 2021

Until today, direct flights from Vietnam to the US were not a reality. Earlier yesterday, route VN98 from Ho Chi Minh City to San Francisco took off at 8.40pm and landed today at 6.41pm local time...





From Small to Big: SpiceJet to Acquire 2 Boeing 777s

India, 30 November 2021

Indian low-cost carrier, SpiceJet has confirmed that they will go long-haul and launch routes that will travel as far as Northern America...





Singapore Changi Airport Launches "Glamping By The Runway" Event.

Singapore, 30 November 2021

For many aviation fans, the airport is our second home. However, have you ever tried to live inside it? Well, now you can...





A Neo is born: Cebu Pacific receives first A330neo

Philippines, 30 November 2021

Today, Philippine airline, Cebu Pacific, took delivery of its first Airbus A330neo as it begins its widebody fleet modernisation programme...





Qantas Freight Performs A Domestic Ferry Flight In Singapore

Singapore, 30 November 2021

Today, Qantas Freight operated a flight from Seletar Airport, in the North of Singapore to Changi International Airport, in the East of Singapore. This is one of the first times a non-private flight has operated on the route...





New COVID-19 Variant Greatly Distrupts Aviation

Worldwide, 27 November 2021

Yesterday, a new COVID-19 variant was discovered in South Africa, known as the Omicron or the B.1.1.529 variant. This new variant is very dangerous as there has been 30 mutations of the type by far...





Ryanair Opens New Base in Madeira

Madeira, Portugal, 24 November 2021

Today, popular budget airline, Ryanair, opened a brand new base in Madeira, Portugal, connecting Madeira with mainland Portugal and with 6 other European countries, positioning the region as a leading tourism destination...





Emirates Releases Special UAE Golden Jubilee Collection

Dubai, UAE, 24 November 2021

To celebrate UAE's Golden Jubilee (50th Anniversary), Emirates Airlines has released a special UAE 50 collection on their store...





Air New Zealand Cancels 1,000 Flights Due to Border Uncertanties

New Zealand, 23 November 2021

Air New Zealand has cancelled 1,000 flights between New Zealand and Australia due to border uncertanties. All flights with flight numbers from NZ100 and NZ200 that will depart between December 1 and 31 have been cancelled...





FlyDubai Plasters Special Decal On Engine

Dubai, UAE, 23 November 2021

To celebrate the UAE's Golden Jubilee (50th Anniversary), Dubai-based low cost carrier, FlyDubai has plastered a special decal on a select few of their 737 MAX 8 aircraft. They also performed some interesting fly-bys and formation flights...





Drama at Heathrow: British Airways Considers Leaving Britain's Busiest Airport

London, UK, 23 November 2021

British Airways has begun to consider moving out of Heathrow or cutting down on flights from there. According to the IAG, this is because London airport's fees are already among the highest in the world...





Qantas Resumes Flights From Melbourne and Launches New Route To Delhi

Australia, 22 November 2021

Today, Qantas resumes flights from Melbourne after 20 months, due to COVID-19 restrictions. This also comes with an announcement of a new route to Delhi, India...





False Bomb Threat On Volotea Flight Leads To Emergency Landing

La Coruna, 21 November 2021

Yesterday, a 17.1 year-old Volotea Airbus A319, with registration EC-MTD made an emergency landing at La Coruna following a false bomb threat...





All You Need To Know- Boeing 777X Freighter

USA, 21 November 2021

In order to retaliate, Boeing launched their own freighter variant of their Boeing 777X, which is slated to be released in 2028, 3 years after the A350F. The 777XF would be based on the 777-8 variant of the type...





Qatar Airways Performs Inaugural Flight To Almaty

Almaty, Kazakhstan, 20 November 2021

On 19 November 2021, Qatar Airways, one of the world's best airlines, performed its inaugural flight to Almaty, Kazakhstan. This new network will offer seamless connectivity via the World’s Best Airport to many destinations in the Americas, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East...





Airbus Dominates Boeing In Dubai Airshow 2021, with 4x more orders

Dubai, UAE, 20 November 2021

As most of you know, the Dubai Airshow 2021, which was one of the biggest aviation events this year, just concluded earlier this week. This year, it seemed like Airbus was on a roll, with 4x more orders garnered as compared to Boeing, most of them of the A320 family aircraft...





Dubai Airshow 2021: All the highlights

Dubai, UAE, 19 November 2021

Yesterday marked the end for the Dubai Airshow 2021, the largest airshow since the Singapore Airshow last year, with over 85,000 attendees. During the airshow period, between the 14th to 18th November 2021, a lot of exciting events took place. Lets take a look at them today...





Qatar Airways Confirms That The A380 Will Not Return For Good.

Doha, Qatar, 6 November 2021

However, today, Qatar Airways stated that the A380 will not be in their fleet for good and they added it in with great reluctance. They had to do so as 19 of their Airbus A350s were grounded earlier due to paint degradation issues...





Alaska Airlines Cancels Its Airbus A320neo Order.

Alaska, 5 November 2021

So, it was seen that Alaska Airlines decided to cancel the order for 30 Airbus A320neo aircraft as it is no longer in their detailed order book...





Turkish Airlines To Launch 2 New Flights

Istanbul, Turkey, 5 November 2021

Turkish Airlines recently announced that they will be launching flights from Istanbul Airport to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Detroit County Airport...





Plans Ruined: Pakistan Blocks New GoAir Route From Travelling in Their Airspace

Pakistan, 5 November 2021

It has been 2 weeks since GoAir's new Srinagar to Sharjah route launched, and there has already been an issue. Pakistan, where the flight cuts across, has revoked overflight rights for the airline to operate this route...





Hanging by a thread: Mango Airlines' only shareholder stops funding the airline

South Africa, 5 November 2021

The airline is in hot water right now as they are carrying a debt of USD 163.8 million. Besides that, they are also troubled with finding money to pay their staff, who have not been paid for almost 2 months and they too suspended flights in the middle of this year...





Boar-ing Takeoff: Turboprop Hits 3 Wild Boars Upon Departure.

4 November 2021

Yesterday, a Sita Air turboprop Dornier Do-228 collided with 3 wild boars upon departure at Nepalgunj Airport, bound for Simkot, Humla. At the crack of dawn, flight accelerated off the runway...





Avianca Is Back: Reorganization Plan Approved!

South America, 4 November 2021

Yesterday, the US Court approved their new plan and will begin enforcement shortly, so they can get out of debt and bankruptcy. The airline will do so by cutting around 15% of their fleet and other methods in order to reduce operating costs...





Frontier Airlines to Launch 13 New Routes This Month

USA, 3 November 2021

American budget airline, Frontier Airlines, is set to launch 13 new routes this month from Orlando, with 12 of them launching this week. This is a very big expansion for Frontier, offering the most direct routes of any airline in the city.





Lucky Escape: TransAir Flight 810 Black Boxes Recovered After 3 Months.

USA, 3 November 2021

It was July 2, 2021. TransAir Flight 810 departed from Honolulu International Airport (Daniel K Inouye International Airport) at 0145 local time, heading for Kahului International Airport...





A Deer-saster on the Runway: Sukhoi SJ95 Collides With A Deer

Russia, 2 November 2021

Earlier, an Azimuth Air Sukhoi SJ95 collided with a deer on the runway while coming in for a landing in Pskov, Russia. All 96 passengers and 6 crew made it out safely, however, the deer did not survive, sadly...





Qantas Resumes International Flights, and Commences New Routes

Australia, 2 November 2021

One of the main sectors that COVID-19 affects dearly is aviation. Owing to lockdowns and lower demands, some airlines, such as Qantas, had to shut down international travel.





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Singapore Airshow 2022

News from Singapore Airshow 2022, held from 14-18 February 2022.





Etihad Airways Signs Letter of Intent for A350 Freighter

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 2)

Etihad Airways signed a Letter of Intent for 7 A350 Freighters at the Singapore Airshow today, to expand their...





AirAsia to Start Air Ridesharing Service

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 2)

AirAsia has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding to lease a minimum of 100 VX4 eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) aircraft from Avolon during the 2022 Singapore Airshow...





BOC Aviation Orders More LEAP Engines for their Jets

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 2)

Aircraft lessor BOC Aviation has ordered 8 sets of CFM International's LEAP 1A engines for BOC's A320neo family aircraft...





Airbus Finalises Singapore Airlines' Order for 7 A350 Freighters

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 2)

Airbus has confirmed its deal to sell 7 Airbus A350 Freighters to Singapore Airlines at the Singapore Airshow on 16 February...





Boeing Expands 767 Conversion Capacity

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 1)

Boeing and ST Engineering announced their plans for expansion of 767-300 conversion capacity during the Singapore Airshow...





Tigerair Taiwan Signs Long Term Customer Service Contract

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 1)

Tigerair Taiwan have signed a long term customer service contract with Liebherr-Aerospace in the Singapore Airshow today...





Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Safran and Singapore Airlines Signed Global SAF Declaration

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 1)

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Safran and Singapore Airlines are among the first to sign the Global Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Declaration at the Singapore Airshow, promoting the acceleration of the development, production and consumption of SAF...





Alliance Air Signs Deal For New Turboprops

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 1)

India's Alliance Air signs a deal with ATR for new ATR 42-600 turboprop jets via TrueNoord...





Airbus Secured 5-year Contract Extensions to Support Japanese Helicopters

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 1)

Airbus Helicopters has secured a 5-year contract extension to continue support for Japanese H225 and H135 Helicopters...





Malaysia Airlines Group Orders 25 737 MAX Jets

Singapore Airshow 2022 (Day 1)

Malaysian Airlines Group (MAG) leases 25 new Boeing 737 MAX 8s from Air Lease Corporation...






China Eastern Flight MU5735 Crash

The latest news from MU5735.


News will be posted during the preliminary investigations of MU5735's crash




Findings Reveal China Eastern Jet Was Deliberately Crashed

USA, China, 18 May 2022

Data recovered from the black box suggests that someone in the cockpit input controls that sent the plane into its deadly descent...





MU5735 UPDATES | Pilots Were Not Having Any Personal Issues, CVR Found.

China, 20 March 2022

A China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-800 jet went down in Wuzhou, killing all 132 passengers onboard. During a press conference held today, more information about the incident has been raised...





MU5735 UPDATES | Both Blackboxes Found at Crash Site

China, 23 March 2022

On Monday, a China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-800 operating MU5735 crashed after a nose-dive in Teng County, Wuzhou. Since then, new information has developed...





MU5735 UPDATES | Images Reveal that Right Wing was Fractured Prior to Crashing

China, 23 March 2022

On Monday, a China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-800 operating MU5735 crashed after a nose-dive in Teng County, Wuzhou. Since then, new information has developed...





MU5735 UPDATES | No Survivors to Plane Crash, Investigations Ongoing

China, 22 March 2022

Yesterday, a China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-800 operating MU5735 crashed after a nose-dive in Teng County, Wuzhou. Since then, new information has developed...





BREAKING NEWS | Boeing 737 Crashes in Wuzhou, 132 Passengers Feared Dead

China, 21 March 2022

A Boeing 737-800 struck the ground in Teng County, Wuzhou one hour after departure.






Farnborough Airshow 2022

The latest news from Farnborough Airshow 2022


Held during 18-22 July 2022




Norwegian Air Confirms Order for 50 737 MAX 8s

Farnborough Airshow (DAY 1), 18 July 2022

Norwegian Low-Cost Carrier, Norwegian Air, re-commmited to their 737 MAX 8 order for 50 of the type, with options for 30 more...





ANA Finalises Order For 20 737 MAX 8, and 777X Freighter

Farnborough Airshow (DAY 1), 18 July 2022

Within the first few hours of Farnborough Airshow, Japanese Carrier,ANA (All Nippon Airways), confirmed an order for 20 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, alongside several 777X freighter aircraft, comprising of 777-9F and 777-8F...





Delta Air Lines Orders 100 737 MAX 10 Aircraft in Multi-Billion Dollar Deal

Farnborough Airshow (DAY 1), 18 July 2022

In a multi-billion dollar deal, American Airline, Delta, has ordered 100 737 MAX 10 Aircraft, with options for 30 more...





Pratt & Whitney and Collins Aerospace Launch New STEP-Tech Engine Demonstrator

Farnborough Airshow (DAY 1), 18 July 2022

Pratt & Whitney and Collins Aerospace, both Raytheon Technologies businesses, today announced the launch of a new hybrid-electric technology demonstrator program applicable to future advanced air mobility vehicles...





Boeing Press Brefing Hints at Multi-Billion Dollar Order, News on New Aircraft

17 July 2022

To kick off the Farnborough Airshow this morning, Boeing has begun on a press brefing. Many questions answered including the status of the NMA, and hints of a brand new giant Boeing order...





What to expect this year at Farnborough Airshow 2022

17 July 2022

In just a couple of hours, Farnborough Airshow 2022 (FIA2022) will commence. FIA is one of the largest air shows in the world, with over 80,000 participants expected to attend this year...





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