Russian Aviation Regulator Permits Rossiya Airlines to service Airbus, Boeing Aircraft

March 23, 2022 @ 11:25 AM

Russias Federal Air Transport Agency has allowed Rossiya Airlines to conduct maintenance on foreign-made aircraft – including Airbus and Boeing planes– registered in the state register of the Russian Federation. The agency said in a statement that the extended FAP-285 certificate will allow the carrier's aviation technical support department at the...

China Joins Western Sanctions on Russia, Refuses to Supply Aircraft Parts

March 10, 2022 @ 04:11 PM

China has joined western sanctions against Russia by denying to supply parts for its commercial aircraft. Valery Kudinov, head of the Airworthiness Maintenance Department of Rosaviatsiya aircraft announced China's refusal to supply components for Russian aircraft

CAE Suspends All Services, Training to Russian Airlines and Operators

March 9, 2022 @ 05:03 AM

CAE said it has suspended all services and training to Russian airlines, aircraft operators and healthcare distributors, in light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. “CAE is saddened by the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, and in support of its people, CAE has ceased to offer training services to pilots of Russian airlines...

Israel Aerospace, SixAI to Convert Military Technology to Commercial Deployments

October 28, 2021 @ 01:27 PM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and SixAI will commercialize IAI's military technologies and their adaptation to current civilian market needs. The first phase of the collaboration will focus on three core domains: Green energy, including technologies for energy production, utilization, and storage

Thales Modernizes Bangladesh’s Air Traffic Management Infrastructure

October 28, 2021 @ 12:59 PM

The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) signed an agreement with Thales to modernize the countrys Air Traffic Management (ATM) system. The contract was signed between CAAB and Thales on 21st October 2021 in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Singapore Airlines becomes First Carrier to Offer Live Onboard e-Shopping

July 9, 2021 @ 12:59 PM

Singapore Airlines became the first airline to offer live e-shopping onboard via KrisShop. Singapore Airlines customers now have access to the worlds largest seatback shopping experience at 30,000ft

ASEAN, EU Conclude Talks for World’s First bloc-to-bloc Air Transport Pact

June 8, 2021 @ 12:12 PM

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU) concluded the world's first bloc-to-bloc air transport agreement recently. The parties concluded the negotiations on the

Bomb Scare Message to Divert Ryanair Flight was Falsely Credited to Hamas

May 24, 2021 @ 08:07 PM

The message about a bomb planted on Ryanair flight FR4978 that was diverted to Minsk on May 23, Belarus was signed off by Palestinian group Hamas and sent to the email address of the Minsk National Airport. A Hamas spokesperson has a subsequently denied the allegation

Ryanair Flight Lands in Lithuania Amidst Clamor to Punish Belarus for Hijacking...

May 24, 2021 @ 06:26 AM

The Ryanair jet carrying scores of passengers finally landed at its original destination in Lithuania after Belarus earlier forced the plane transiting its airspace to land in order to arrest a journalist on board. The Boeing Co

Belarus Hijacks Lithuania-Bound Ryanair Plane to Minsk, Arrests Activist after Landing

May 23, 2021 @ 06:36 PM

The state of Belarus faked a bomb scare, hijacked a Ryanair aircraft flying from Athens to Vilnius to land in Minsk instead and arrested opposition activist Roman Protasevich, 26, who was one of the 122 passengers on board. The Boeing 737 aircraft was on a scheduled commercial flight from Athens, Greece to Vilnius, Lithuania and was overflying Belarusian territory when it was forced to divert by a MiG-29 escort after informing it of a bomb threat

Russian MoD Sues State-Owned Irkut Corp for 503.6 Million Rubles

May 17, 2021 @ 06:48 AM

The Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) has sued state-owned airplane manufacturer Irkut Corporation for 503.6 million rubles ($6

Japan to Develop Spaceships as Intercontinental Passenger Flights by 2040

May 17, 2021 @ 06:25 AM

Japan is gearing up to introduce intercontinental spaceship transportation by 2040 that would allow one to travel between the world's major cities in two hours or faster by utilizing rocket technology. The Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Japan predicts the market for spaceships departing from and arriving in Japan could reach roughly 5 trillion yen (about $46 billion) in 2040