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  • Collision alert overridden in serious Swiss airprox


    ​Pilots of a business jet obeyed an air traffic control instruction to descend, despite a contradictory collision-avoidance warning, aggravating a serious airprox incident in Swiss airspace.


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  • Top 10 Russian and Soviet types in airline service


    ​Recent reports from Russia – quickly denied – that Lufthansa was among a group of blue-chip foreign carriers casting a...


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  • Top 10 Russian and Soviet types in airline service

    News | 30 Jan 2015 12:00 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Recent reports from Russia – quickly denied – that Lufthansa was among a group of blue-chip foreign carriers casting a serious eye over the in-development Irkut MC-21 narrowbody prompted us to research the 10 most popular in-service Russian and Soviet commercial types. Here is the list, according to Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets databasehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Top-10-Russian-and-Soviet-types-in-airline-service-408570/
  • ANALYSIS: Accidents are not the only threat to safety

    News | 21 Jan 2015 09:32 | David Learmount

    ​If large numbers of passengers and crew die on a commercial airline flight because of an event that was not an accident, is it valid to exclude it from airline safety statistics? After all, passengers boarding a flight want to be assured their lives are not at risk from any cause.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Accidents-are-not-the-only-threat-to-safety-408117/
  • Polish air force to acquire new VIP transports

    News | 16 Dec 2014 11:24 | Bartosz Glowacki

    Polish defence minister Tomasz Siemoniak has announced plans to purchase two VIP transport aircraft, each to be capable of carrying a maximum of 12-14 passengers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Polish-air-force-to-acquire-new-VIP-transports-407145/
  • Russian lessor seeks bankruptcy ruling for UTair

    News | 08 Dec 2014 11:12

    ​Russian lessor Avialeasing is attempting to have carrier UTair declared bankrupt as it pursues allegations of unpaid debts.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russian-lessor-seeks-bankruptcy-ruling-for-UTair-406846/
  • ANALYSIS: MH17 Previous shoot-down incidents or attempts

    News | 24 Jul 2014 11:22 | David Learmount

    Starting with the most recent, this list includes some of the civil aircraft that have been shot down when carrying out normal business in non-combat airspace. Many more have been downed in combat zones or areas in which rebels were active.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-MH17-Previous-shoot-down-incidents-or-attempts-401968/
  • Collision alert overridden in serious Swiss airprox

    News | 11 Nov 2013 10:43 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Pilots of a business jet obeyed an air traffic control instruction to descend, despite a contradictory collision-avoidance warning, aggravating a serious airprox incident in Swiss airspace.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Collision-alert-overridden-in-serious-Swiss-airprox-392806/