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Government put on hold the sale of Air India – instead, provide funds to improve operations.

The Indian Government has shelved the potential sale of the national carrier, Air India as it failed to find bidders for 76# stake in the debt-laden carrier. The Ministry of Civil Aviation says, that government will review its plans to privatise Air India at a later date, and instead, inject emergency funding to revive the […]

Delta Airlines becomes the launch operator of Bombardier CRJ900…

Delta Airlines, is the launch operator of Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft. The Canadian plane maker said, the Delta airlines of Atlanta, Georgia has signed a purchase agreement for 20 CRJ900 aircraft valued at approximately US$961 million. The new CRJ900 aircraft with ‘ATMOSPHÈRE’ cabin will fly under the Delta Connection brand in a comfortable two-class regional jet […]

Pilots on Atlas Air Boeing 747-400F were evacuated via emergency slide

Photo: ODR Airport Insider Pilots on Atlas Air Boeing 747-400F were evacuated via emergency slide after landing at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, U.S.A, due to apparent fire in the cargo hold. The flight #5Y2134 from Anchorage, declared emergency after fire indicator alarm went on and landed at O’Hare Intl Airport. According to crew, soon after […]

Boeing has secured order for 24 jets valued at $6.6billion…

Boeing has secured a new order from FedEx express for 12 767 Freighters and 12 777 Freighters valued at $6.6 billion at list prices. With the latest order from FedEx Express, Boeing has sold more than 50 widebody freighters so far in 2018. According to Boeing, The 767 Freighter, based on the 767-300ER (extended range) […]

“Government has no plans to shut down Sri Lankan Airlines”…says Minister

Photo:Nim Rudrakumaran Government of Sri Lanka, says that it has no plans to shut down the national carrier, Sri Lankan Airlines, despite it losses doubled during last fiscal year compared to year before. The Minister of Public Entreprise Lakshman Kiriella said, the government will keep SriLankan Airlines afloat despite its losses and expects to break-even […]

Bombardier Global 7500 enters into final product completion centre

Bombardier’s first Global 7500 aircraft started arriving at the company’s Montreal facilities last month, where high-precision completion work is being carried on the jet. The workers have been building and assembling complete interior sets including kitchens, state room beds, dining furniture and Nuage seats for multiple customer aircraft since the centre’s inauguration in 2017. The […]

Airbus A330neo third test-flight MSN1819 landed at Lisbon Airport.

Airbus A330neo third test-flight MSN1819 has landed at Lisbon Airport to begin its world test-flight tour. As a final step in the aircraft certification phase, the A330-900 powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines took off on 19 June from Toulouse’s runway 32R with full power setting. The aircraft departed with just under 20t of fuel […]

Cambodia Airways to begin first operations on July 10

Cambodia’s start-up Airline, Cambodia Airways has announced to begin its first flight operations on July 10, 2018. The new carrier received its first A319 on 25 May and said to begin the Domestic flights on July 10, and International services on July 21, 2018. The inauguration flight will be from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville in […]

Jet Airways has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737MAX-8 – Marks the first MAX 8 to enter service in India

GECAS, the leading Aircraft leasing company, has delivered Jet Airways’s first Boeing 737MAX-8 today. The delivery marks the first MAX-8 to enter service in India. The aircraft powered by CFM-LEAP-1B27 engines, will be inducted into new destinations in Africa and CIS countries. Jet Airways announced its first order for 75 MAX airplanes in 2015, and […]

The First A330neo began its test flight world tour.

Airbus is taking the first A330neo in TAP Portugal livery to its home in Lisbon before she begins her round the world flight test trials. The flight MSN1819 powered by Rolls-Royce’s latest-generation Trent 7000 engines is en route to function and reliability tests, flying over European Airbus sites and visiting 15 cities worldwide to test […]