All Europe articles – Page 7

  • Russian air force Su-35
    Analysis

    Russia’s hesitant air force and the upcoming offensive in Ukraine

    2022-04-16T00:56:00Z

    Military analysts explain the significance of Russia’s lost flagship, why the country’s air force has been ineffective and what to expect in the coming offensive.

  • Finnair A350-c-Finnair
    News

    Finnair applies to fly US routes for Eurowings

    2022-04-15T20:49:00Z

    Finland’s flag carrier Finnair has applied to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) for authority to fly routes to the USA for Lufthansa Group’s low-cost Eurowings Discover subsidiary.

  • Airline Business Weekly Briefing Logo WEB2
    Analysis

    Airlines warming to summer demand trend amid cloudy fundamentals

    2022-04-15T08:30:00Z

    The past week has seen a growing list of airlines offer optimistic outlooks for the coming summer season, despite a lengthy list of challenges faced by the industry – although one chief executive bucked the trend, calling on airlines to “get real” as he outlined a less-than-rosy take on future demand fundamentals.

  • A330-800-c-Airbus
    News

    EASA certifies A330-800 with 251t take-off weight

    2022-04-14T16:19:00Z

    Airbus has secured formal certification of the 251t version of the A330-800, the highest weight variant available for the twinjet. The airframer had indicated in February that certification tests on the aircraft were complete and that European Union Aviation Safety Agency approval was likely in April. Airbus first flew the ...

  • Baykar Bayraktar TB2 - 3 - c Baykar
    News

    ​Russia’s Black Sea flagship sinks, Ukraine claims attack involving drones and missiles

    2022-04-14T15:06:00Z

    The flagship of the Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet sunk after suffering major damage from an onboard fire. Ukraine says it was the result of an attack involving a Turkish-made TB-2 Bayraktar drone and Ukrainian-built Neptune anti-ship missiles, while Russia claims the incident was an accident.

  • Carsten Spohr
    Interview

    Spohr sees CO2 savings argument key to Single European Sky breakthrough

    2022-04-14T15:00:00Z

    Lufthansa Group chief executive and this year’s Airlines for Europe (A4E) chair, Carsten Spohr, believes the industry needs to focus on the potential CO2 savings in pressing European governments for air traffic management reform.

  • Airbus
    News

    Some Air Baltic A220s will be wet-leased to other airlines ‘for foreseeable future’

    2022-04-14T11:53:00Z

    Latvian carrier Air Baltic will potentially wet-lease a proportion of its Airbus A220-300 fleet to other carriers for a number of years, as its home markets recover from the pandemic and it adjusts its network in response to the Russia-Ukraine war.

  • A330-200-c-Airbus
    News

    UK start-up Sentra agrees A330 lease

    2022-04-14T10:52:00Z

    US lessor Air Lease has disclosed that it is placing a used Airbus A330-200 with a UK start-up identifying itself as Sentra Airways. The twinjet will be delivered to the carrier this summer, says the lessor, the first aircraft in the carrier’s fleet. Air Lease has given little detail about ...

  • eXtra Wing Performance title-c-Airbus
    News

    Windtunnel tests advance Airbus active-wing demonstrator

    2022-04-14T09:30:00Z

    Airbus is progressing towards flight-testing a demonstrator based on the Cessna Citation VIII executive jet, which will feature advanced wing technologies, following completion of windtunnel testing. The airframer’s ‘eXtra Performance Wing’ programme is intended to explore active wing control through such modifications as pop-up spoilers, gust sensors and multifunctional trailing ...

  • ABpod-logo-ws
    Podcast

    Airline Business Podcast: Challenging summer capacity ramp-up and the fight for Spirit

    2022-04-14T07:06:00Z

    Graham and Lewis return to discuss the challenges facing airlines as they ramp-up operations heading into the northern hemisphere summer, notably amid staffing shortages and rising fuel prices. They also take a look at the competition to purchase Spirit Airlines, after JetBlue Airways threw its hat into the ring for ...

  • Wizz Air UK A321-c-Anna Zvereva Creative Commons
    News

    Wizz Air sees recovery ‘taking shape’ despite continued losses

    2022-04-14T06:37:00Z

    Central European budget carrier Wizz Air is expecting a full-year net loss of €632-652 million ($690-711 million), but with a fourth-quarter operating loss ahead of previous guidance. The airline, whose financial year closed on 31 March, predicts an operating loss for the last quarter of €190-210 million – citing a ...

  • Smartavia A320neo-c-Anna Zvereva Creative Commons
    News

    Over 570 foreign aircraft moved to Russian registry: deputy prime minister

    2022-04-14T06:17:00Z

    Russian authorities have transferred 571 foreign-built passenger aircraft to the domestic register, out of a total of 781, according to first deputy prime minister Andrei Belousov. Belousov disclosed the figure during a presentation on measures adopted by the government to stabilise the Russian economy in the face of sanction pressure. ...

  • Soldier launching Switchblade c Aerovironment
    News

    ​Pentagon’s Ukraine aid package includes 11 Mi-17s, 300 Switchblades

    2022-04-14T04:15:00Z

    A new US government package to support Kyiv in its fight against Moscow’s invasion includes helicopters and loitering munitions.

  • Airline Business Covid-19 recovery tracker Logo
    In depth

    Airline Business Covid-19 recovery tracker: April 2022 update

    2022-04-13T14:31:00Z

    Our regular examination of the latest global data for several key airline market indicators, including traffic and capacity in passenger and cargo markets, in-service and stored fleets, jet fuel costs, and share price trends for the world’s largest groups.

  • Affinity Velis Electro at RAF Cranwell
    News

    UK military training provider Affinity trials zero-emission Velis Electro

    2022-04-13T13:50:00Z

    Affinity Flying Training Services has spent around four months evaluating an all-electric Pipistrel Velis Electro ultra-light aircraft, including flights conducted as part of a Sustainable Aviation Pathfinder activity for the UK Ministry of Defence.

  • 100 Sqn Hawk T1
    News

    How Hawk retirements have trimmed UK training fleet

    2022-04-13T08:50:00Z

    Completed in late March, the retirement of most of the UK’s BAE Systems Hawk T1s capped a years-long transformation of its advanced jet trainer fleet.

  • MQ-9A Reaper
    News

    Dutch Reapers poised for operational evaluation in Caribbean

    2022-04-13T07:05:00Z

    The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) is to begin operating a trio of newly-delivered General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9A Block 5 Reapers during missions flown from Curacao in the Caribbean. General Atomics on 12 April announced the delivery of the three remotely piloted aircraft and two mobile ground control stations ...

  • Air Lease 737-800 title-c-Boeing
    News

    Air Lease discloses extent of Russian fleet exposure

    2022-04-13T06:33:00Z

    US lessor Air Lease has disclosed that it has 21 owned aircraft remaining in Russia, following the termination of agreements for aircraft on lease to Russian operators. The lessor says it ended leases on all the aircraft in March. Air Lease previously counted operators including S7 Airlines, Nordwind, Ural Airlines ...

  • Air Europa 787 title-c-Air Europa
    News

    Air Europa to lease some of start-up Norse Atlantic’s 787s

    2022-04-12T20:53:00Z

    Spanish operator Air Europa is to lease four Boeing 787s from the Scandinavian long-haul start-up Norse Atlantic Airways. The 18-month agreement comprises sublease of two 787-9s and two 787-8s. Norse Atlantic says the deal will generate “positive cash-flow” for the airline, by making use of aircraft which would not otherwise ...

  • Tokyo Airbus A350
    News

    How Russian airspace restrictions are adding hours to some Europe-Asia flights

    2022-04-12T11:58:00Z

    Recently introduced airspace restrictions are adding up to seven hours to round-trip flight times between Europe and Asia, according to analysis of Flightradar24 data by Eurocontrol.