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Lilium: Air taxis to service world’s major cities by 2025

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 22:04

According to the German aviation startup Lilium, air taxis will offer services in many major cities all over the world in the next six years or so. “We plan to ... Read More

Airbus to exhibit at Canada’s global defense and security trade show

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 18:32

On May 29 and 30, at the EY Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Airbus will display a wide range of innovative products and services at Canada's premier global defence and security ... Read More

Pratt & Whitney-powered Airbus A319neo makes maiden flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 15:19

The last of the A320neo variants, an Airbus A319neo test aircraft has completed its maiden flight powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines for the first time. The A319neo took ... Read More

Russia to replace its new passenger jet’s US engines with the Russian-made ones

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 18:50

Russia’s first post-Soviet large domestic airliner, MC-21-300, has received two of the first 16 domestically-made engines to eventually replace American Pratt & Whitney engines that it currently uses. The Irkut ... Read More

Japan’s first domestic passenger plane since 1960s to challenge Boeing and Airbus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 00:20

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, an aviation unit of Japanese industrial giant, is planning to start deliveries of Japan's first domestically-produced passenger plane since the 1960s as soon as next year. The ... Read More

Russia to debut MC-21 narrow-body passenger aircraft at MAKS 2019 Air Show

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019 16:17

New Russian-made narrow-body jet, Irkut MC-21-300, with a passenger interior will make its public debut at this year’s Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS 2019), which runs from August ... Read More

Russian space tourism company selects launch site

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 23:30

Russian company that plans to send tourists on suborbital space tours has signed a deal with a Russian region for the construction of what may become Russia’s first private space ... Read More

Kannur to Abu Dhabi now on GoAir

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019 10:05

GoAir’s launch of four new flights between Kannur International Airport (CNN) and Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), connecting the two cities with flights operating every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. ... Read More

New Chinese MA700 turboprop aircraft will roll off production line in September

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 19:15

China-developed MA700 turboprop aircraft has entered the trial-manufacturing and test phase, state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) announced today. The first MA700 is expected to roll off the production ... Read More

Hainan Airlines connects capital of China’s Hainan Province and Japan’s second-largest city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 01:15

A direct air route was launched between Haikou, capital of south China's Hainan Province, and Osaka, Japan's second-largest city. It is this year's first international air flight from Haikou launched ... Read More

Farewell A380: Airbus announces the end of superjumbo production

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 17:25

European aerospace giant Airbus has announced Thursday it will stop making its superjumbo A380 in 2021. The announcement came after Airbus' biggest customer, Emirates, reduced the number of orders for ... Read More

Airbus reports strong Full-Year 2018 results, delivers on guidance

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 14, 2019 07:02

Strong 2018 performance, guidance delivered Revenues € 64 billion; EBIT Adjusted € 5.8 billion; Free Cash Flow Before M&A and Customer Financing € 2.9 billion EBIT (reported) € 5.0 billion; ... Read More

Russia announces new supersonic passenger plane project

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 15:25

Russian Ministry of Industry announced that Russia's United Aviation Corporation (UAC) will develop a new supersonic passenger jet starting in 2022. The last Russian supersonic travel project was launched fifty ... Read More

Bangkok Airways flies into Cam Ranh, Vietnam

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 20:18

Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited has successfully made its maiden flight from Bangkok to Cam Ranh today. Bangkok Airways' Management along with representative from Thai Embassy to Vietnam attended the ... Read More

Happy Birthday, Jumbo! Legendary Boeing 747 turns 50

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 17:40

It's been 50 years since the first Boeing 747-100 took off over Seattle on its official maiden flight on February 9th, 1969 – to the cheers of thousands of spectators. ... Read More

Third Chinese prototype passenger plane completes its maiden flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 29, 2018 18:15

Third China-made prototype C919 passenger airplane has successfully completed its first test flight and landed safely in Shanghai Pudong International Airport on Friday afternoon. The plane took off shortly after ... Read More

Virgin tourist spaceliner makes its maiden flight

editor editor- March 24, 2010 07:00

On a historic day, the Virgin Galactic rocket made its maiden flight – while the UK launched its own Space Agency to rival NASA. Read More

Chinese airlines’ spirits soar with maiden flight

editor editor- December 18, 2009 06:10

Chinese airlines breathed a collective sigh of relief this week after Boeing completed the long-delayed first test flight of its new 787 Dreamliner. Read More