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Norwegian Named Most Fuel-Efficient Airline on Transatlantic Routes for a Second Time

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) unveils 2017 findings Crowning Norwegian as the undefeated Leader. The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) today released its white paper analysing the fuel efficiency of the 20 leading airlines on routes between Europe and the United States in 2017. Norwegian once again rose to the top as… Read More ›

The “Shark” E190-E2 Arrives in Europe for the Demonstration Tour

Following a successful tour in Africa and in the US, Embraer is now beginning the European and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) part of the E190-E2 worldwide demonstration tour. The aircraft will visit more than 15 countries during September. At each stop, Embraer will show the capabilities of the world’s quietest, cleanest and most… Read More ›

Ferretti Group lights up the Cannes yachting festival with 5 new stars

The Group arrives in the Côte d’Azur with a fleet of 25 yachts and 5 world premières. The brilliant economic and financial results confirm the growth trend, with revenues of 420 M€ in the first 8 months of 2018 (+ 22%). Investments in product development and industrial capacity over the past three years amount to… Read More ›

Honda Aircraft Company Begins HondaJet Elite Deliveries

The HondaJet Finishes the First Half of 2018 as the Most Delivered Aircraft in its Class Honda Aircraft Company announced today that it has begun deliveries of its new advanced aircraft, the HondaJet Elite, at its headquarters in Greensboro, NC. Deliveries of the HondaJet Elite begin as the HondaJet marks the first half of 2018… Read More ›

Passenger Demand Accelerates in June

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for June showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 7.8% compared to June 2017. This was up from 6.0% year-over-year growth recorded in both May and April. June capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) increased by 6.5%, and… Read More ›

Aeroflot named among world’s best airlines for on-board wine selection

Aeroflot’s wine selection in Business Class has been named among the best in the world by Global Traveler, the high-end US magazine for luxury travelers. Aeroflot’s La Capra Chenin Blanc 2016 from South Africa was named Best International Business-Class White Wine in Global Traveler’s 15th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Competition. Aeroflot was… Read More ›

Three new Embraers for KLM Cityhopper

KLM Cityhopper (KLC) will add three new Embraers to its fleet during the coming weeks. The first – an E175+, registration PH-EXW – touched down at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol yesterday evening. Saturday will see the arrival of another E175+ (PH-EXX), with the third new Embraer, an E190 (PH-EXY), arriving a week later, on 24 March…. Read More ›

SAS passengers can now upgrade their bonus flights.

SAS customers can now bid on an upgrade to SAS Plus or SAS Business, including on flights booked using EuroBonus points. For some time now, SAS has offered its customers the opportunity to bid on an upgrade to Plus or Business. Now, SAS customers who have booked a EuroBonus Award Trip, in other words a… Read More ›

New Inflight Menu

New Drinks & Healthy Snacks Now Available Onboard Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (29 Mar) launched a range of new premium products as part of its improved inflight menu, including Heineken 0.0 (a non-alcoholic beer), Hendricks Gin, Grey Goose Vodka, and healthier snacks such as UFIT Protein Drinks, Dr Coy’s bars and an extended range… Read More ›

easyJet

easyJet is Europe’s leading airline offering a unique and winning combination of the best route network connecting Europe’s primary airports, with great value fares and friendly service. easyJet flies on more of Europe’s most popular routes than any other airline. easyJet carries over 81 million passengers annually, of which more than 13 million are travelling… Read More ›

Ukraine International (UIA)

Ukraine International (UIA) was founded in 1992. UIA is a 100% privately owned carrier. The airline connects Ukraine with more than 50 capitals and key cities of Europe, Asia, America, Africa, the Middle East, and CIS countries and provides connections with its international partners’ flights to over 3,000 other destinations worldwide. UIA operates over 1100… Read More ›

Reduced Aircraft Mass

1. Reduced structural and payload weight Some of the ideas dealt with in other sections may have relevance here: the use of ground power augmentation (section 2.2) may serve to reduce engine thrust or the use of detachable or ground located undercarriages (section 4.1.3). However, the most effective approach to a better relationship between power,… Read More ›

Norwegian

Norwegian is the world’s sixth largest low-cost airline and carried 33 million passengers in 2017. The airline operates more than 500 routes to over 150 destinations in Europe, North Africa, Middle East, Thailand, Caribbean, the U.S and South America. Norwegian has a fleet of more than 150 aircraft, with an average age of 3.6 years,… Read More ›

iTEC partners and EUROCONTROL to jointly develop interoperability capabilities essential for a Single European Sky

EUROCONTROL, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation, through its Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC), and the Founding Members of the iTEC Collaboration, some of Europe’s largest ANSP’s, today (Wednesday 7March) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop components that will enable interoperability between their respective Air Traffic Management systems… Read More ›

Emirates Group Security and Etihad Aviation Group sign MoU for cooperation in Aviation Security

Emirates Group Security and Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in aviation security. The MoU was signed by Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline, and Tony Douglas, Group Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Aviation Group, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman… Read More ›

Fying to the most countries in the world, Turkish Airlines is now recruiting experienced Captains & First Officers.

“Turkish Airlines invites you to take part of being in its team.  Turkish Airlines which flies to 300 destinations across 120 countries, has 329 aircraft in its fleet. The average age of the fleet is about seven years, making it one of the youngest in Europe. With the aircrafts which Turkish Airlines will take the… Read More ›

EASA addresses aviation’s impact on climate change.

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) proposes today that newly designed aeroplane types meet a CO2 standard from the 1st of January 2020, and that aeroplane types already in-production meet a separate CO2 standard starting from the 1st of January 2023. The objective of this so-called ‘Opinion’ published on 7 November 2017 by EASA is… Read More ›

New Calidus B-250 aircraft to feature Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion® integrated avionics.

New light attack aircraft with multi-role capabilities from Calidus launched at Dubai Airshow Pro Line Fusion avionics provide flexibility for implementation on multi-role aircraft Rockwell Collins has been selected by Calidus, a new aircraft manufacturer in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to provide Pro Line Fusion® on the new B-250 light attack aircraft with multi-role… Read More ›

Air quality-monitoring satellite in orbit.

The first Copernicus mission dedicated to monitoring our atmosphere, Sentinel‑5P, has been launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia. The 820 kg satellite was carried into orbit on a Rockot launcher at 09:27 GMT (11:27 CEST) today. The first stage separated 2 min 16 sec after liftoff, followed by the fairing and second stage… Read More ›

Leonardo

About Leonardo Leonardo is a global high-tech company and one of the key players in Aerospace, Defence and Security. Headquartered in Italy, Leonardo has over 45,600 employees. With its offices and industrial plants, the Company is present in 218 sites worldwide, with a significant industrial presence in four domestic markets (Italy, the UK, the U.S. and Poland) as well… Read More ›

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