Tag: aviation history

Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 18:00

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the all-new, award-winning Gulfstream G600 will make its first appearance at the International Paris Air Show June 17 through 23, joining the Gulfstream G280, Gulfstream ... Read More

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to Host 76th IATA AGM in Amsterdam

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019 07:06

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will host the 76th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, ... Read More

Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine achieves 10 million flying hours

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 15:18

The Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine, which entered service in 1987, recently achieved another incredible milestone by reaching 10 million flying hours in nearly 5 million flights. The engine powers a ... Read More

The Great Move: Turkish Airlines moves to Istanbul Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 17:15

The biggest logistical operation in the world aviation history was held between 5 and 6 April 2019. In a total of 33 hours, 12 hours earlier than expected, all airlines ... Read More

Istanbul New Airport: First flight was to Ankara and a proud Turkish Nation is celebrating

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 6, 2019 14:06

The Great Move to Istanbul Airport concluded. A proud city, a proud country and a proud airline are celebrating today in Turkey. Turkish Airlines says that 10,000 pieces of equipment ... Read More

“The Great Move” begins: Turkish Airlines is moving to its new home

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 20:15

The flag carrier airline Turkish Airlines is ready for the great change in Turkish aviation history. The great move to Istanbul Airport will begin on April 5 Friday night at ... Read More

Passengers love Turkish Airlines in 2019: January traffic results show

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 12, 2019 09:27

Turkish Airlines, who has recently announced the passenger and cargo traffic results for January 2019, recorded 79.5% Load Factor in this month. On top of the strong base effect of ... Read More

555 airline passengers died in 2018: Is this good news?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 00:51

Last year 555 airline passengers died in plane accidents. This is the worst year according to a report by BBC. The good news is with 4.5 billion airline passengers traveling ... Read More

2012 touted as “safest year” in aviation history

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- March 1, 2013 18:09

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has revealed that 2012 was the “safest year” on record in terms of the global accident rate for Western-built jets. Read More

IATA: Western-built jet aircraft accident rate lowest in history

editor editor- February 24, 2011 04:22

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the aviation safety performance for 2010 showing that the year’s accident rate for Western-built jet aircraft as the lowest in aviation h Read More