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New Russian Engine Certified in India

Based on the results of successful validation, the General Directorate of Civil Aviation of India issued the St. Petersburg-based UEC-Klimov enterprise of the United Engine Corporation of the State Corporation Rostec the approval of a type certificate for the VK-2500PS-03 helicopter turboshaft engine model. VK-2500PS-03 is the latest modification of the VK-2500 engine with an… Read More ›

Dassault to highlight Falcon 8X, 900LX Trijets at RUBAE 2018

Falcon 8X celebrates first year in service with Russian operators Dassault Aviation will showcase its Falcon 8X ultra-long range trijet and the latest version of its Falcon 900LX large-cabin long range Falcon business jet at this year’s edition of the Russian Business Aviation Exhibit (RUBAE), which opens on September 12 at the Vnukovo 3 business… Read More ›

Record-setting Gulfstream G500 to visit Rubae 2018

Certified, Clean-Sheet Aircraft Will Join Gulfstream’s Static Display In Advance Of Customer Deliveries Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced its all-new, clean-sheet Gulfstream G500 will be on display at the 2018 Russian Business Aviation Exhibition (RUBAE), Sept. 12-14, in Moscow. The G500’s RUBAE debut comes just after the aircraft earned its U.S. Federal Aviation Administration type… Read More ›

Apple adds Earth Day donations to trade-in and recycling program

New Robot, Daisy, Disassembles iPhone to Reclaim Precious Materials Ahead of Earth Day, Apple today announced that for every device received at Apple stores and apple.com through the Apple GiveBack program from now through April 30, the company will make a donation to the non-profit Conservation International. As part of its ongoing recycling effort, the… Read More ›

Airbus Helicopters Strengthens Position as UK Market Leader

Year on year sales growth builds on new facilities and services Growth in exports, UK defence business and European business aviation key to success irbus Helicopters UK has defied market conditions with a new high of 14 civil aircraft booked in 2017, demonstrating a year-on-year average growth in the civil market of  36% since 2013. … Read More ›

Threshold – FOI examines what this buzzword means

The term threshold often appears in current defence policy documents – although usually without any explanation of what it means. An FOI report investigates what lies behind the concept. Threshold has become something of a fashionable concept in the defence sector. It is used in the Swedish parliament’s defence bills, and in the defence ministry’s… 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 ›

Russian Helicopters delivered utility helicopter to Kenya

“Russian Helicopters” Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) has completed the delivery of Mi-17V-5 utility helicopter for the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government of the Republic of Kenya. The helicopter was produced at the facilities of PJSC “Kazan Helicopters”. A ceremonial transfer of the helicopter has been performed in the capital… Read More ›

Sukhoi

About Sukhoi Sukhoi — is Russia’s major aircraft holding company, employing more than 24,000 people. 100% of stock of the Sukhoi Aviation Holding Company (JSC) belongs to the United Aircraft Corporation (JSC). The Company supports a complete cycle of work in aircraft engineering: from frontend engineering to comprehensive aftersales support. The holding’s products, such as… Read More ›

Wizz air announces operations from lviv, its second Ukrainian airport

NEW WIZZ ROUTE FROM LVIV TO WROCLAW Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Ukraine’s largest low-cost carrier, announced today its re-start of operations from Lviv, which will become the carrier’s second Ukrainian airport with a new low fare route from Lviv to Wroclaw in Poland. Starting 13 April 2017,… Read More ›

WIZZ AIR ANNOUNCES OPERATIONS FROM LVIV, ITS SECOND UKRAINIAN AIRPORT

NEW WIZZ ROUTE FROM LVIV TO WROCLAW Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Ukraine’s largest low-cost carrier, announced today its re-start of operations from Lviv, which will become the carrier’s second Ukrainian airport with a new low fare route from Lviv to Wroclaw in Poland. Starting 13 April 2017,… Read More ›

airBaltic Accelerates Growth in 2017

The Latvian airline airBaltic achieved +10% passenger growth in 2016, and is set to accelerate its growth with +16% of additional tickets or seats on sale in 2017 throughout its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic Martin Gauss: “We are proud that 2016 was a successful… Read More ›

airBaltic Receives the Second CS300 Aircraft

The Latvian airline airBaltic has received the second of its 20 Bombardier CS300 jets on firm order. The modernized fleet will ensure growth of the carrier with at least 10 additional routes and 16% more tickets on sale in 2017. The second CS300 aircraft, registered as YL-CSB, departed from Montreal Mirabel shortly before midnight local… Read More ›

Traffic growth and airline profitability were highlights of air transport in 2016

Preliminary figures released today by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) indicated that the total number of passengers carried on scheduled services reached 3.7 billion in 2016, a 6.0 per cent increase over last year. The number of departures rose to approximately 35 million globally, and world passenger traffic, expressed in terms of total scheduled… Read More ›

Embraer 170-LR aircrafts will be delivered to the S7 Airlines fleet

The airline launches the interregional air transportations development programme S7 Airlines, oneworld® global aviation alliance member, is going to add Embraer 170-LR aircrafts to its fleet in 2017. A new type of aircrafts is delivered to carry out the interregional air transportations development programme. 17 Embraer 170-LR aircrafts lease agreement is executed with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) leasing company. S7 Airlines… Read More ›

Russia’s S7 Airlines joins the E-Jets operators’ family

Just weeks after receiving the Type Certificates from the Russian authorities for the E170 and E175 jets, Embraer announces that S7 Airlines will be the first operator of the E170 in the country. The airline signed an agreement with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) to lease 17 E170 pre-owned jets, therefore not impacting Embraer’s order… Read More ›

airBaltic to launch Riga – Odessa

The Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new route between Riga and Odessa on March 26, 2017. The new route will offer a new summer holiday destination for travellers from the Baltics, as well as convenient travel options to Riga and beyond to destinations in Western Europe, Scandinavia, the Baltics, and the CIS. Wolfgang Reuss,… Read More ›

Russian Helicopters to deliver first Ansat with hydromechanical controls to foreign client

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, signed a contract with Wuhan Rand Aviation Technology Service Co. Ltd. for the supply of 2 Ansat rotorcraft produced by Kazan Helicopters.  The deal was reached during China Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition-2016 in Zhuhai China became Russian Helicopters’ first foreign customer to receive Ansats with hydromechanical control system. … Read More ›

Aeroflot to Transport Ski Equipment Free of Charge

Ahead of the coming winter season Aeroflot announces that starting from 1 November, 2016 to 15 May, 2017 it provides a free extra baggage piece to carry one set of skiing equipment with a total weight of up to 23 kg. A set of skiing equipment includes a ski bag containing a pair of skis… Read More ›

Boeing, AZUR air Announce Partnership to Improve Operational Efficiency

Optimized Maintenance Program uses data analytics to save airline time, money Boeing (NYSE: BA) and AZUR air announced today that Boeing will implement its Optimized Maintenance Program service for the airline’s 757 and 767 fleet. Powered by Boeing Analytics, the program will reduce scheduled maintenance labor costs, lower materials costs and improve airplane maintenance ground… Read More ›

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