All Europe articles – Page 8

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    RwandAir to introduce non-stop London-Kigali service

    2022-10-18T10:35:00Z

    RwandAir is to open a non-stop service to Kigali from London Heathrow, having previously served the UK capital via Brussels. The airline says it will operate the route four-times weekly, up from the current thrice-weekly service. RwandAir chief executive Yvonne Makolo says the switch to the non-stop rotation – from ...

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    Norse Atlantic to sublease fifth 787

    2022-10-18T10:08:00Z

    Norse Atlantic Airways has reached agreement on subleasing a fifth Boeing 787, for a term of 18 months. The airline is building a fleet of 15 787s, with 13 already delivered, but it agreed earlier this year to sublease four of them to Spanish carrier Air Europa. It states that ...

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    Mammoth to undertake 777 freighter conversions at UK facility

    2022-10-18T07:30:00Z

    US aerospace firm Mammoth Freighters is aiming to conduct Boeing 777 passenger-to-freighter conversions in the UK under a new agreement. Mammoth has reached the deal with STS Aviation Services which will carry out the modification work at its Manchester facility. The operation is part of the Florida-based STS Aviation Group. ...

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    Jet2 orders 35 A320neo-family jets in follow-on to A321neo deal

    2022-10-18T07:01:00Z

    UK leisure carrier Jet2 has firmed orders for another 35 Airbus A320neo-family jets, with the potential to take up to 71. The airline says the firm order covers deliveries spanning three years to 2031. It values the agreement at $3.9 billion at catalogue prices – but says it has negotiated ...

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    Russian Su-34 fighter-bomber crashes into residential apartment building

    2022-10-17T20:12:00Z

    Defence officials in Moscow say an engine ignition issue during take-off caused the crash in the Russian port city of Yeysk, from which the two pilots are said to have safely ejected.

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    Comprehensive EU-ASEAN air transport pact aims to simplify connectivity

    2022-10-17T17:22:00Z

    European Union representatives have signed an extensive air transport agreement with the member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, a pact which will enhance connectivity between the 37 countries of the two trading blocs. The EU-ASEAN agreement – described as the first such “bloc-to-bloc” aviation arrangement – will ...

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    Lufthansa Group raises full-year earnings forecast above €1bn

    2022-10-17T16:22:00Z

    Lufthansa Group is hiking its outlook for full-year adjusted earnings to more than €1 billion ($984 million), following indications of a strong third quarter. The German company says the increase is based on the current booking situation which “continues to reflect strong demand” over the next few months. It adds ...

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    Airbus opens space market for Beluga with satellite transfer to Cape Canaveral

    2022-10-17T13:56:00Z

    Airbus has conducted a satellite ferry to Cape Canaveral using its A300-600ST Beluga transport, as the company seeks to expand use of the type for third-party outsize services. Two of the Beluga twinjets are in operation with the Airbus Beluga Transport division, set up to capitalise on remaining life in ...

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    Norse Atlantic’s UK arm cleared to operate transatlantic routes

    2022-10-17T10:38:00Z

    Norse Atlantic Airways has been granted authorisation to operate transatlantic services with its UK division. The airline will be able to serve US cities from London Gatwick as a result of the regulatory decision by the US Department of Transportation. Norse Atlantic UK has already been awarded an air operator’s ...

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    Russian windtunnel tests explore assisted lift from distributed powerplants

    2022-10-17T08:01:00Z

    Russian analysts are assessing the potential for distributed powerplants to improve lift for future regional aircraft concepts. The research aims to enable regional aircraft to be based at lower-class airports which have particularly stringent operating requirements – such as those with runways of 500-1,000m in length. Moscow’s Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute ...

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    Virgin Atlantic receives UK’s first A330neo

    2022-10-17T07:35:00Z

    Virgin Atlantic has taken delivery of its first Airbus A330-900, a twinjet which is being acquired through US lessor Air Lease. The aircraft (G-VJAZ) is one of 13 A330neos ordered by the UK carrier, and Virgin will become the first operator of the type in the country. Six of the ...

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    Lufthansa hub to host permanent display of vintage L-1649 and Ju 52

    2022-10-16T16:30:00Z

    Lufthansa is to put its vintage Lockheed L-1649 Starliner and Junkers Ju 52 on permanent display either in Frankfurt or Munich as part of a centenary celebration. It had offered pleasure flights on its Ju 52 for decades until the company sought to reduce funding to its aviation heritage division. ...

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    Drone ‘dogfight’ reportedly recorded over Ukraine

    2022-10-14T20:21:00Z

    Video reportedly from Ukraine may show two quadcopter-style commercial drones ramming one another mid-flight, in what some are calling the first instance of air-to-air combat involving the small, remotely-piloted craft.

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    Flydubai to wet-lease 737-800s from Smartwings

    2022-10-14T10:47:00Z

    Flydubai is again looking to Smartwings for leased capacity going into the busy seasonal travel period.

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    Industry leaders return to case for ATC reform to meet climate goals

    2022-10-14T08:36:00Z

    While much has changed across the aviation landscape in the past two decades, industry leaders calling for air traffic control reform in Europe is not one of them.

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    Generator failure during engine restart left Saab 340 flying on batteries alone

    2022-10-14T08:20:00Z

    Investigators have cited crew experience in the successful resolution of an incident in which a Saab 340 was left operating on battery power alone, with multiple instrument failures, during an engine shutdown exercise. The turboprop (G-NFLB) was being used for a training flight from Glasgow to convert crews to the ...

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    Bird-strike on take-off damaged both engines of Air Transat A330

    2022-10-14T06:27:00Z

    Canadian investigators have disclosed that an Airbus A330-300 suffered damage to both engines during a bird-strike on take-off from Athens. The twinjet, operated by Air Transat, had been conducting the TS697 service to Montreal on 8 October. Transportation Safety Board of Canada states that the aircraft was passing 100kt on ...

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    Eurowings’ new Maltese division prepares to commence flights

    2022-10-13T21:55:00Z

    Lufthansa Group carrier Eurowings has secured an air operator’s certificate and operating licence for a new Maltese arm. The Maltese division – known as Eurowings Europe Limited – will take over a number of aircraft and crew members from the current German Eurowings operation by April next year. Eurowings set ...

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    First signs of slowing air travel recovery momentum?

    2022-10-13T15:00:00Z

    Amid so much economic and geopolitical uncertainty around the world, the first hints of a potential impact on travel demand were seen in the latest passenger demand data.

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    Challenger pilots disagreed over ‘go-around’ call after ground-proximity warning

    2022-10-13T10:44:00Z

    Pilots of a Bombardier Challenger 601 disagreed over their recollections of a go-around call after a ground-proximity warning sounded during an unstable approach to Oxford airport.