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State of Qatar donated its Boeing 747-8i to Turkey…

Qatar Emir, Sheikh Tamim Al Thani had donated a Boeing 747-8i worth around $500m to Turkey after hearing the state interested in buying it. The Boeing 747-8i was on for sale last month and was described as “the largest and most expensive private jet in the world”. The aircraft was modified to accommodate only 76 […]

Russian Navy Ilyushin IL-20 went off radar around 2300L…

A Russian Navy Ilyushin IL-20 went off radar around 2300L, off the coast of Syria near Hmeymim airbase on Monday evening. The aircraft was carrying 14 servicemen when it went missing. The ministry of Russia, pointed a finger at Israeli and French forces who, said, to be mounting aerial attacks on targets in Syria. But […]

Japanese billionaire will be the first to ride around the Moon on SpaceX

Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire and founder of a Japan’s largest online clothing brand ZOZO retailer, will be the first private customer to ride around the Moon on the SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket (BFR). Maezawa, 42, net worth of $2.9 billion, said “Finally, I can tell you that I choose to go to the Moon!”…”I […]

FAA warned commercial operators to “exercise caution when flying over Iran..”

FAA has warned U.S. air carriers and commercial flight operators should “exercise caution when flying into, out of, within, or over the Tehran FIR.” In a published guidance the FAA said, the commercial flights should weigh the risk of making an emergency lading in Iranian Airports as well as risk of being targeted by Surface […]

ANA’s first A380 has taken to the sky for the first time…

The ANA’s first #A380 has taken to the sky for the first time from Toulouse to Airbus facility in Hamburg. According to Airbus, the next phases of production will be cabin installation and painting in ANA’s special livery. The three A380s will have special livery named 1. “Lani,” meaning sky for Blue livery 2. “Kai,” […]

Cathay Pacific announced to donate the first-ever Boeing 777 airplane to Air & Space Museum

Credit: Cathay Pacific Cathay Pacific and Boeing announced to donate the first-ever Boeing 777 airplane to the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona, one of the world’s largest facilities devoted to celebrating aerospace. The iconic 777-200 airplane (line number WA001 and registered B-HNL) will fly from Cathay Pacific’s home airport in Hong Kong to […]

More than 5,500 flights were cancelled due to Typhoon Mangkhut…

More than 5,500 flights were cancelled across the world due to super Typhoon Mangkhut slicing through China after smashing Phillipines and Hong Kong. Nearly 4,000 asia-pacific flights including China Eastern Airlines, Air China, Cathay Pacific and Hong Kong Airlines were cancelled on 16 September.  

Tigerair grounded Boeing 737 maintained by an offshore maintenance facility..

Tigerair Australia grounded a Boeing 737 aircraft maintained by an offshore maintenance facility in Phillipines last month. The Boeing 737 underwent heavy maintenance at SIA Engineering Philippines (SIAEP) owned by Singapore Airlines at Clark International Airport in Phillipines between July 17 and July 31, 2018. On arrival, at Tigerair base in Melbourne, Tigerair engineers discovered […]

Some of the best aviation related photos by/via Reuters

Some of the best photos by/via Reuters 1. “Air Force One prepares to depart for travel to Pennsylvania with President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump onboard from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, September 11, 2018” Leah Millis 2. “Hurricane Florence churns in the Atlantic Ocean in a west, north-westerly direction heading for the […]

Cathay Pacific cancelled all flights to Hong Kong Airport due to Super Typhoon Mangkhut…

Cathay Pacific has cancelled all flights in and out of Hong Kong International Airport due to Super Typhoon Mangkhut that smashed through Hong Kong and entered China. As of now, at least in total 543 flights from all airlines have already been cancelled in and out of Hong Kong International Airport, affecting 96,000 passengers. AirAsia […]