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  • ATSB investigates second Qantas A380 engine incident


    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is investigating a second incident involving the engine oil quantity on a Qantas Airways Airbus A380, which...


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  • ATSB investigates second Qantas A380 engine incident


    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is investigating a second incident involving the engine oil quantity on a...


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  • ATSB investigates second Qantas A380 engine incident

    News | 01 Mar 2011 02:52 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is investigating a second incident involving the engine oil quantity on a Qantas Airways Airbus A380, which...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ATSB-investigates-second-Qantas-A380-engine-incident-353741/
  • FlyDubai to open Turkmenistan and Saudi routes

    News | 01 Nov 2010 11:13 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Middle Eastern budget carrier FlyDubai is to open services to Turkmenistan's capital, Ashgabat, as well as its first link to Saudi Arabia with flights to...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FlyDubai-to-open-Turkmenistan-and-Saudi-routes-349157/
  • Moscovia signs preliminary deal for Tu-204s/An-148s

    News | 04 Sep 2007 23:00

    <P><SPAN>Moscow-based airline Moscovia has emerged as a single largest customer for the Tupolev Tu-204 and Antonov An-148 aircraft with a combined preliminary commitment for 24 jets. </SPAN></P> <P><SPAN>The carrier, which was renamed from Gromov Air last year, is set to acquire nine passenger and six cargo Tu-204s as well as nine An-148s from lessor Ilyushin Finance. </SPAN></P> <P><SPAN>The state arms trading agency Rosoboronexport owns 51% of the company with the rest held by the Gromov Flight Research Institute. Cash-rich Rosoboronexport is expected to provide financial backing for the aircraft acquisition deemed essential for Moscovia’s development plans.</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN>Under the letter of intent, all deliveries are due between 2008 and 2010. Ilyushin Finance says a contract for the first batch, comprising three passenger and three freighter models of the Tu-204, should be signed before the year end.<SPAN>&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></P> <P><SPAN>Moscovia general manager Mhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Moscovia-signs-preliminary-deal-for-Tu-204sAn-148s-216533/
  • Turkmenistan 737-800 is prepared for delivery

    News | 20 Feb 2007 00:00

    <P>The first of two new Boeing 737-800s for Turkmenistan Airlines is undergoing flight testing by the US manufacturer in Seattle. </P> <P>The aircraft is due for delivery to the carrier shortly and will join an all-Boeing fleet that, according to Flight's ACAS database, comprises six 717s, two 737-300s and four 757-200s. In addition, the airline has parked one 717 and one 767-300ER. </P> <P>The Ashgabat-based national carrier flies to destinations in the CIS, Asia and Europe.</P> <P align=center><IMG style="BORDER-RIGHT: 1px solid; BORDER-TOP: 1px solid; BORDER-LEFT: 1px solid; WIDTH: 445px; BORDER-BOTTOM: 1px solid; HEIGHT: 278px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=16527" border=0><BR>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsphttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Turkmenistan-737-800-is-prepared-for-delivery-212155/
  • S-92s destined for Turkmen VIP transport

    News | 19 Jul 2004 23:00

    <p>Sikorsky has sold two S-92 helicopters to Turkmenistan for presidential transport, the company announced at the show yesterday. The helicopters will be delivered in 2005/2006.</p> <p>The $53 million deal was signed in Ashgabat by Turkmen president Saparmurat Niyazov, who praised the reliability and quality of Sikorsky helicopters, which have been a part of the country's aviation fleet since 1996.</p> <p>&quot;The S-92 is a natural fit for VIP presidential transport. It was designed from the outset to meet the most rigorous safety standards in the world,&quot; said Jeff Pino, Sikorsky vice-president of marketing and commercial programs.</p> <p>The contract brings the total number of S-92 aircraft sold to 27. In addition to the confirmed sales, Sikorsky also has options and deposit agreements for 30 S-92s. </p> <p>Other customers include Petroleum Helicopters, Norsk Helikopter of Norway, and Canada's CHC Corporation, plus several VIP customers.</p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/S-92s-destined-for-Turkmen-VIP-transport-184789/
  • Boeing order

    News | 26 May 2003 23:00

    <p>Turkmenistan Airlines has ordered two more Boeing 717-200s to add to the three it already operates on domestic and regional services. The $78 million deal, signed with Boeing earlier this month in Turkmenistan's capital Ashgabat, will see the 120-seat aircraft enter service next year.</p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-order-166045/