All Europe articles – Page 13

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    Air Greenland signs to acquire eVTOL fleet through Avolon


    Air Greenland is to acquire a fleet of eVTOL aircraft through lessor Avolon, to serve as shuttles in the territory. The airline is the first European carrier to partner with Avolon’s programme for eVTOL technology. It is committing to purchasing or leasing a fleet of Vertical Aerospace VX4 models, which ...

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    Sheremetyevo implements furloughs as air traffic activity levels sink


    Moscow Sheremetyevo airport’s operator has furloughed a significant proportion of its workforce, putting the figure at about 20%, following the reduction in activity driven by sanctions on the Russian air transport sector. Affected personnel have been put on a special programme since 16 March, under which they are paid two-thirds ...

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    PD-8 engine’s nacelle undergoes windtunnel testing


    Russian researchers are continuing development work on the new Irkut Superjet 100 variant, the SSJ-New, with tests on nacelles for the domestically-built engine. The SSJ-New will be powered by the Aviadvigtel PD-8, a derivative of the PD-14 designed for the Irkut MC-21-310. Moscow’s Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute has been assessing the ...

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    Ryanair outlines plan to reach net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050


    Ryanair has outlined how it plans to reach net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050, with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) having the biggest impact among four “core strategic pillars”.

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    Rosaviatsia extends MRO approvals to Russian carriers to service foreign aircraft


    Russian leisure carrier Azur Air has been granted clearance to conduct maintenance across its fleet if the aircraft are on the domestic register. Azur Air says it has received approval for maintenance on Boeing 777s and 737s from the federal air transport regulator Rosaviatsia. The company has technical facilities at ...

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    US military confirms four killed in Norway MV-22B crash


    The US military has confirmed that four personnel were killed in an 18 March crash involving a Bell Boeing MV-22B Osprey in service with the US Marine Corps (USMC).

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    USMC MV-22B Osprey goes missing in northern Norway


    A US Marine Corps (USMC) aircraft has gone missing in Norway while on a training mission during a NATO training exercise.

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    Finnair revisits polar routes to maintain Asian destinations


    Finnair’s strategy for maintaining its Asian network includes resorting to polar routes to reach destinations previously accessible via Russian airspace. The carrier is operating over the North Pole to serve Tokyo Narita, with a route that skirts Russia’s eastern region by flying across the Bering Sea, just west of Alaska, ...

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    EASA advises operators to mitigate for satellite-based navigation interruptions


    European safety regulators are warning aircraft operators of increased likelihood of satellite-based navigation system interruption since the conflict in Ukraine began. Jamming or possible spoofing of navigation signals in certain areas – around the Black Sea, Kaliningrad and eastern Finland, the eastern Mediterranean, and northern Iraq – has intensified, says ...

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    Suspension of Bermuda bilateral invalidates Russian pilots’ licences on leased fleet


    Russian government suspension of the bilateral agreement with Bermuda’s civil aviation authority would render Russian pilot licences invalid on the hundreds of aircraft operated on the Bermuda registry, the regulator states.

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    Fuel volatility, Covid woes and acquisition talk in busy airline week


    If ever a week featured a microcosm of the challenges and opportunities facing the airline industry, this might be it. The past few days saw crude oil – the price of which jet fuel tracks closely – fall back to around $100/barrel, having flirted with $130/barrel at some points over ...

  • Air Europa

    IAG to secure exclusivity on Air Europa acquisition through loan to Globalia


    IAG has agreed to loan Air Europa parent Globalia €100 million ($111 million) over seven years in a deal that gives the pan-European group exclusivity on rights to purchase the Spanish airline.

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    Latest NMH contender breaks cover and touts ‘evolved and renewed’ Black Hawk bid


    A surprise contender for the UK’s New Medium Helicopter (NMH) requirement has broken cover, pitching pre-owned Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawks that would be extensively upgraded at a new facility in the northeast of England.

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    Half of world’s top airline markets free of restrictions for vaccinated travellers: IATA


    Half of the world’s top 50 air travel markets are now open to vaccinated international travellers without Covid-19 quarantine or testing requirements, according to IATA, amid increasing momentum towards the relaxation of border controls.

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    Iceland’s Play optimistic of achieving positive second-half earnings


    Icelandic low-cost carrier Play expects to start turning in positive earnings in the second half of this year, as its transatlantic network matures. The airline has disclosed a $22.5 million net loss for 2021 – the carrier started services in June last year – on revenues of $16.4 million. It ...

  • SpainMH-60-c-Spanish navy

    USA greenlights MH-60R sale to Spain


    US officials have approved the possible sale to Spain of eight Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk multi-mission helicopters for operation by the country’s navy.

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    Investigators probe Ryanair 737 dip below Malaga approach path


    Spanish investigators are probing an incident in which a Ryanair Boeing 737-800 dipped below minimum height thresholds during a second approach to Malaga. The aircraft (EI-EVR) had been inbound to the Spanish resort on 6 March. According to investigation authority CIAIAC, the 737 was approaching runway 12 when its crew ...

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    Volotea to take six more A320s in 2022


    Pan-European carrier Volotea will add six more Airbus A320s to its fleet this year as it continues to expand beyond its pre-Covid capacity. The Spain-headquartered airline – which focuses on serving mid-sized European cities – transitioned to an all-Airbus fleet last year following the early retirement of its Boeing 717s ...

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    Moscow airports take steps to cope with sanction pressure


    Moscow Zhukovsky airport’s operator, Ramport Aero, has named a new general director to oversee its crisis response, after the resignation of its previous chief. Evgeny Solodilin, a deputy director and head of the airport’s cargo service, will take up the post after Tomas Vaisvila chose to step down in early ...

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    Flybe set to begin ticket sales after picking Belfast as second base


    Revamped UK regional carrier Flybe will begin ticket sales in a week’s time as it moves closer to launch, a little over two years after its previous incarnation ceased operations.