All Europe articles – Page 5

  • Ural A320 emergency landing 2-c-MChS

    Ural A320 forced-landing crew made ‘unreasonable’ decision to divert: inquiry


    Russian investigators have described as “unreasonable” a Ural Airlines Airbus A320 crew’s decision to divert to Novosibirsk, having incorrectly estimated the fuel required after failing to take into account the aircraft’s extended landing-gear. The aircraft, originally bound for Omsk on 12 September, was forced to land in a field 186km ...

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    Airbus vows to take lessons from A320neo ramp-up when raising A350 rate


    Airbus chief executive Guillaume Faury is confident that the airframer can justify and manage the ramp-up of A350 production back to its pre-crisis level in 2026. The company is looking to restore a 10-per-month production rate for the widebody twinjet family. “We have secured a number of orders, we have ...

  • Turkish Airlines at Istanbul Airport (c) Adoscam creative commons

    Turkish Airlines seals leases on 21 more aircraft


    Turkish Airlines has struck deals to lease a further 20 narrowbodies and one widebody as it aims to secure capacity to meet its near-term growth ambitions.

  • Wizz A320-c-Airbus

    Wizz Air raising utilisation and prolonging A320 leases to mitigate P&W engine impact


    Central European budget carrier Wizz Air is expecting to ground around 45 Airbus A320neo-family jets by the end of March 2024, in relation to Pratt & Whitney engine inspections. These figures include aircraft grounded in September 2023 and others which will be affected from mid-January next year. “The final number ...

  • Dutch F-16 - Rex Features

    Dutch F-16s arrive in Romania to train Ukrainian pilots


    The Netherlands plans to contribute 12-18 F-16s to a European fighter training centre in Romania, where Romanian and Ukrainian pilots will undergo instruction on the multi-role combat aircraft.

  • UpNext Citation VII-c-Airbus

    Airbus UpNext flies Citation test aircraft which will evolve into morphing-wing demonstrator


    Airbus innovation arm UpNext has conducted an initial test flight with a modified Cessna Citation VII which will ultimately serve as the platform for advanced wing technology. UpNext is aiming to develop a biomimicry-based morphing wing to maximise aerodynamic efficiency and reduce fuel-burn. Airbus says the Citation – with a ...

  • A330neo-c-Airbus

    Airbus emerges from three-year probation after fraud-inquiry settlements


    Airbus has formally emerged from a three-year probation period imposed after corruption investigations conducted by three national jurisdictions. The airframer reached a deferred-prosecution arrangement with US, French and UK authorities in 2020 as part of a €3.6 billion ($3.8 billion) settlement of the inquiry into fraud allegations. This settlement included ...

  • A350-1000-c-Airbus

    Airbus aims to restore A350 programme’s 10-per-month production rate


    Airbus is aiming to hike production of the A350 to 10 aircraft per month in 2026, returning to pre-crisis levels, while continuing to seek a four-per-month rate for the A330 in 2024. The airframer had previously disclosed that it was looking to take monthly A350 production to nine at the ...

  • ITA Airways A321neo

    Can European airline group consolidation aims come to fruition?


    Consolidation is very much in the air for the three big European airline groups, all of whom are in the process of trying to get acquisitions done and with the prospect of a move for TAP Air Portugal still in the offing.

  • Air Connect-c-Air Connect

    Aeroitalia takes large share of Romanian regional Air Connect


    Italian operator Aeroitalia has finalised the acquisition of a large shareholding in Romanian regional carrier Air Connect. Aeroitalia emerged last year as a private airline serving routes primarily within Italy but also to destinations in Romania and Spain. The carrier uses a fleet of Boeing 737s supplemented by ATR 72-600s ...

  • GlobalAirines_Interior-c-Global Airlines

    Would-be operator Global picks Avia Solutions division for interior A380 refurbishment


    Would-be Airbus A380 operator Global Airlines has recruited a division of Avia Solutions Group to refurbish the cabin of its initial aircraft. Global Airlines says work on the aircraft, to be carried out by UK-based JetMS Completions, is set to begin in January next year. The start-up operator says the ...

  • Iraqi Airways-c-Iraqi Airways

    Iraqi ministry signals re-opening of services to Germany and Denmark


    Iraq’s transport ministry has signalled a resumption of flights to European destinations in Germany and Denmark this month. The ministry indicates that daily services will be operated to Frankfurt, Berlin, Munich, Dusseldorf and Copenhagen from 10 November. Iraqi Airways is promoting the flights but the government has not disclosed full ...

  • PW1100G on A320neo.

    Embraer expects PW1000G work will triple revenues at Portuguese MRO provider OGMA


    Embraer expects a massive revenue bump in the coming years for its Portuguese maintenance unit OGMA as it begins ramping up work on Pratt & Whitney (P&W) PW1000G geared turbofan (GTF) engines.

  • A350-900-c-Airbus

    Ten A350-900s among orders for over 100 Airbus jets in October


    Airbus has revealed that 10 A350-900s were among nearly 120 aircraft ordered from the airframer in October. But the identity of the customer behind the agreement – the only widebody order recorded during the month – has not been disclosed. The deal takes overall A350 orders to 1,056 aircraft of ...

  • Smartavia excursion Perm-c-Ural transport prosecutor's office

    Russian regulator alerts operators after recent series of runway excursions


    Russian investigators have disclosed that a serious Nordwind Boeing 737-800 runway excursion in August was one of four such incidents in the space of two months involving the country’s carriers. Federal air transport regulator Rosaviatsia’s newly-appointed chief, Dmitry Yadrov, has highlighted the importance of stabilised approach criteria, weather considerations – ...

  • Prince of Wales

    JMSDF officers observe F-35B tests aboard Prince of Wales


    Personnel from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force have spent time aboard the Royal Navy’s HMS Prince of Wales to gain insights into aircraft carrier operations.

  • F-35B night landing on UK Prince of Wales

    F-35B test pilots complete first rolling vertical landing at night on UK carrier


    Building on a series of flight evaluations with the UK Royal Navy’s HMS Prince of Wales, test pilots with the US Marine Corps successfully completed a night-time rolling vertical landing on to the UK’s newest aircraft carrier.

  • Supernova An-26 title-c-Nova Global

    Ukraine’s Supernova plans all-cargo transatlantic services to US destinations


    Ukrainian carrier Supernova Airlines is seeking to open widebody freighter services to US destinations, initially New York. The airline is affiliated with the e-commerce and logistics companies Nova Post and Nova Global, and has a pair of Antonov An-26s leased from United Arab Emirates-based Expedition Aviation. Nova Global says it ...

  • BA heritage BOAC 747-c-Max Kingsley-Jones

    Collectors offered parts of BA 747-400 which carried BOAC heritage livery


    Three years after British Airways withdrew its last Boeing 747s from service, the aircraft which bore the BOAC heritage livery is being dismantled and its parts offered to collectors. The aircraft (G-BYGC) was the first of three 747-400s, along with an Airbus A320, to be painted in retro schemes to ...

  • Ryanair 737 Max-c-Ryanair

    Ryanair cautions over 737 Max deliveries as it sets out full-year profit forecast


    Ryanair is expecting full-year net profit of up to €2.05 billion ($2.2 billion) despite higher fuel costs and uncertainties over Boeing 737 Max deliveries. The airline cautions that up to 10 of the 57 737s due for delivery before summer 2024 could be delayed until the winter season. “We are ...