All Europe articles – Page 7

  • Polar Dash 8-c-Polar Airlines
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    Polar to bring in Dash 8s to modernise Soviet-era fleet

    2021-08-24T09:00:00Z

    Russian regional carrier Polar Airlines is to acquire a pair of Bombardier Dash 8-300 turboprops, its first of the type, to support modernisation of its Soviet-era fleet. It states that it is purchasing the two 50-seat aircraft from a Japanese supplier. “[Polar’s] fleet will be replenished with a completely new ...

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    Emerald Airlines to lease ATRs from Chorus Aviation

    2021-08-23T13:43:00Z

    Canadian aircraft lessor Chorus Aviation Capital will lease six ATR 72-600 turboprops to start-up Irish regional carrier Emerald Airlines.

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    EasyJet names Hester as new chair

    2021-08-23T12:19:00Z

    Former banking and insurance executive Stephen Hester is set to replace John Barton as EasyJet’s chair.

  • RA-22919-c-Interstate Aviation Committee
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    Fatal Mi-8 crash captain had commanded previous terrain-collision flight

    2021-08-23T11:50:00Z

    Russian investigators have disclosed that the captain of the Vityaz Aero Mil Mi-8T which crashed into a lake in low-visibility conditions had commanded an Mi-8 involved in a previous terrain-collision accident. The captain was among eight fatalities from the 16 occupants on board the helicopter (RA-24744) which struck lake Kuril ...

  • Il-114-300-c-Rostec
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    Il-114-300 flight tests suspended as inquiry begins into Il-112V crash

    2021-08-23T10:15:00Z

    United Aircraft has suspended flight-testing of the Ilyushin Il-114-300 following the fatal accident involving a prototype of the military Il-112V. Russian investigators have established a committee to look into the Il-112V crash, outside Moscow on 17 August, although it has yet to reach any preliminary findings. But the Il-114-300 is ...

  • BA at Gibralter
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    UK flight numbers lag European recovery despite reaching Covid-19 high

    2021-08-20T14:57:00Z

    The UK’s air travel recovery continues to lag the comeback in the wider Europe region, despite the country seeing its highest flight numbers since March 2020 in the week ending 15 August.

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    A330neo family evolves with lighter take-off weight variants

    2021-08-20T08:43:00Z

    Airbus has introduced several low-weight variants of the A330neo, for both members of the re-engined twinjet family. Four new variants – with maximum take-off weights from 205t to 220t – have been listed for the A330-900, and feature in an updated European Union Aviation Safety Agency type certificate. These new ...

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    Singapore eases border restrictions for vaccinated travellers from Germany, Brunei

    2021-08-20T03:47:00Z

    Singapore has announced a “cautious” easing of travel restrictions to fully-vaccinated visitors from selected countries and regions, as it gradually reopens its international borders, which had been largely shut since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

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    Virgin Atlantic signals intent to use proposed UK carbon-capture facility

    2021-08-19T15:00:00Z

    Virgin Atlantic has signed a memorandum of understanding to become a customer for a proposed direct air capture (DAC) facility in Scotland.

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    Pegasus sees post-lockdown demand surge but yields lagging

    2021-08-19T13:32:00Z

    Turkish budget carrier Pegasus expects its operations to be cash-positive during the second half of 2021, as it reports an “encouraging recovery in demand” in domestic markets in particular.

  • Aeroflot Boeing 777-300ER
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    Aeroflot unveils first 777 with upgraded cabin

    2021-08-18T16:46:00Z

    Aeroflot has completed the cabin refurbishment of its first aircraft under a programme for its Boeing 777-300ER fleet.

  • An-26 crash inquiry-c-Interstate Aviation Committee
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    No evidence of nose-up pitch before An-26 cliff collision

    2021-08-18T12:33:00Z

    Russian investigators have determined that an Antonov An-26 crew did not appear to attempt to pull up before the aircraft collided with a cliff face, but the turboprop did start to bank to the right 3s before impact. The Interstate Aviation Committee inquiry has yet to explain why the Kamchatka ...

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    Italian national carrier ITA secures operating certificate

    2021-08-18T10:52:00Z

    Italian civil aviation regulators have granted an air operator’s certificate and licence to the new national airline Italia Trasporto Aereo. ITA, which emerged after flag-carrier Alitalia entered administration, has been approved for operations by the civil aviation authority ENAC. Issue of the certificate and licence means the carrier will be ...

  • Il-112V on ground-c-Rostec
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    Chief test pilot among crew lost on crashed Il-112V

    2021-08-17T19:19:00Z

    Russian investigators have confirmed that three test crew members were lost in the crash of a prototype Ilyushin Il-112V military transport as it was conducting a flight between two airfields in Moscow. The twin-turboprop was operating a test flight from Kubinka to Zhukovsky, according to the federal Investigative Committee, which ...

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    Latvia to invest another €90m in Air Baltic, citing pandemic

    2021-08-17T18:21:00Z

    Latvian lawmakers have agreed to grant government-owned Air Baltic another €90 million ($105 million) in equity for the purpose of alleviating pandemic-related losses and helping the airline recover.

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    Prototype Il-112V crashes after apparent in-flight engine fire

    2021-08-17T10:40:00Z

    United Aircraft’s prototype flight-test Ilyushin Il-112V military transport has crashed during a training flight near Moscow, apparently after suffering an in-flight engine fire. Video images circulating on social media appear to show the aircraft at low altitude with its starboard engine on fire before it banks and rolls sharply to ...

  • Vityaz-Aero Mi-8-c-Vityaz-Aero
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    Helicopter crash fallout pressures Kamchatka’s air transport network

    2021-08-17T08:02:00Z

    Kamchatka’s regional government is attempting to contain the disruption to air transport and tourism services on the peninsula in the aftermath of two fatal accidents in five weeks. Helicopter operator Vityaz-Aero – which connects several remote settlements in the region and has a tourism division – has been prohibited from ...

  • VRS-c-Vuichard Recovery Aviation Safety Foundation
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    EASA to scrutinise vortex ring hazard and alternative escape methods

    2021-08-17T06:20:00Z

    Helicopter safety researchers are to undertake formal analysis of the hazardous vortex ring phenomenon and the effectiveness of an alternative recovery and escape technique. The vortex ring state is an aerodynamic condition which typically emerges in vertical descent, when relative upward air velocity equals the downward induced main rotor flow ...

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    German state begins to reduce stake in Lufthansa

    2021-08-16T08:27:00Z

    Germany’s Economic Stabilisation Fund (WSF) is to sell up to a quarter of the 20% stake it took in flag carrier Lufthansa as part of a state rescue package last summer.

  • Mi-8 crash lake search-c-Russian emergency services ministry
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    Vityaz-Aero banned from passenger transport after fatal Mi-8 lake crash

    2021-08-15T07:32:00Z

    Russian helicopter operator Vityaz-Aero has been temporarily barred from transporting passengers following the fatal Mil Mi-8T accident at lake Kuril on the Kamchatka peninsula. At least eight of the 16 occupants survived the accident. Several fatalities have been confirmed after the Russian emergency services ministry – using a deep-sea ...