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Airline pilots, crews exposed to increasing levels of radiation: New French study Airline pilots, crews exposed to increasing levels of radiation: New French study
Airlines are exposing their personnel to increasing amounts of radiation as planes fly longer distances, with pilots receiving the highest annual doses, France’s nuclear safety institute warned in a ...
Wizz Air to recruit 4,600 new pilots by 2030 across its network Wizz Air to recruit 4,600 new pilots by 2030 across its network
Wizz Air announced on Sunday that it is ramping up pilot recruitment across its network, with plans to hire 4,600 new pilots by 2030. The airline has already trained over 150 additional pilots to fly ...
Travel and Tourism 09 August ,2021
Boeing 737 MAX departs for key test flight in China to gain approval Boeing 737 MAX departs for key test flight in China to gain approval
A Boeing Co 737 Max jet departed for China on Wednesday to conduct a flight test as part of the US planemaker’s attempt to gain approval in the vital travel market following two fatal crashes, people ...
Aviation & Transport 05 August ,2021
Qatar Airways says 13 of its Airbus A350s grounded over surface issue by regulator Qatar Airways says 13 of its Airbus A350s grounded over surface issue by regulator
Qatar Airways has been instructed by its regulator to ground 13 Airbus A350 planes due to a faster than expected deterioration of the fuselage surface below the paint on the jets.The state-owned Gulf ...
Aviation & Transport 05 August ,2021
Dubai airport readies for passenger surge as UAE eases African, Asia travel curbs  Dubai airport readies for passenger surge as UAE eases African, Asia travel curbs
Dubai’s state airport operator expects a “surge” in passenger traffic over the coming weeks and months, its chief executive said on Wednesday, after the United Arab Emirates announced an easing of ...
Aviation & Transport 04 August ,2021
Saudi Arabia signs agreement to establish regional headquarters for IATA Saudi Arabia signs agreement to establish regional headquarters for IATA
Saudi Arabia has co-signed a headquarters agreement with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to establish its regional office in the Kingdom, according to a report published by the ...
Aviation & Transport 07 July ,2021
Britain’s Heathrow Airport reopens Terminal 3 ahead of passenger influx Britain’s Heathrow Airport reopens Terminal 3 ahead of passenger influx
Britain’s Heathrow Airport said on Monday it would reopen a terminal this month as it prepares for a higher numbers of travelers with the government expected to scrap quarantine requirements for fully ...
Travel and Tourism 05 July ,2021
Abu Dhabi cancels $3 bln airport terminal contract over ‘cost overrun,’ sources say Abu Dhabi cancels $3 bln airport terminal contract over ‘cost overrun,’ sources say
Abu Dhabi’s state-owned airport operator has cancelled a contract with a consortium which was building a 10.8 billion dirham ($2.94 billion) terminal at the emirate’s main airport, four sources ...
Aviation & Transport 05 July ,2021
US Transportation Dept. plans to make airlines refund fees if bags are delayed US Transportation Dept. plans to make airlines refund fees if bags are delayed
The Transportation Department will propose that airlines be required to refund fees on checked baggage if the bags aren’t delivered to passengers quickly enough.The proposal, if made final after a ...
Aviation & Transport 02 July ,2021
B737 cargo plane makes emergency landing off Honolulu coast, crew rescued: FAA B737 cargo plane makes emergency landing off Honolulu coast, crew rescued: FAA
A Boeing Co 737 cargo aircraft with two people on board made an emergency landing in the ocean off the coast of Honolulu, Hawaii, early on Friday, the US aviation safety regulator said.“The pilots had ...
Aviation & Transport 02 July ,2021
US Federal regulator launches program to help staff voice aviation safety concerns US Federal regulator launches program to help staff voice aviation safety concerns
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Monday it has launched a program to help make it easier for staff overseeing Boeing and other airplane manufacturers to report safety concerns. ...
Aviation & Transport 21 June ,2021
Newest Boeing 737 MAX to make first test flight Newest Boeing 737 MAX to make first test flight
Boeing said Friday the newest version of its 737 MAX plane, which just recently returned to service following a worldwide grounding after two fatal crashes, will undertake its first test flight near ...
Aviation & Transport 19 June ,2021
Dubai’s Emirates airline to restore almost 90 pct of passenger network by July-end Dubai’s Emirates airline to restore almost 90 pct of passenger network by July-end
Emirates airline will operate close to 90 percent of its pre-pandemic network by the end of July as it restores more destinations and increases flights on other routes over the summer, it said on ...
Coronavirus 17 June ,2021
GE, Safran venture to develop radical open-bladed new jet engine GE, Safran venture to develop radical open-bladed new jet engine
General Electric and France’s Safran has unveiled plans to test-build an open-bladed jet engine able to reduce fuel use and emissions by 20 percent as they prolonged their historic CFM International ...
Aviation & Transport 15 June ,2021
Belarusian airspace ban is not long term solution after plane ‘piracy’: Ryanair chief Belarusian airspace ban is not long term solution after plane ‘piracy’: Ryanair chief
Ryanair’s chief executive Michael O’Leary said that he did not support a ban on Belarusian airspace in the long term and called on international authorities to restore unrestricted access to airways ...
Aviation & Transport 15 June ,2021
Dubai plane leasing firm Dubai Aerospace Enterprise adds more banks to bond deal Dubai plane leasing firm Dubai Aerospace Enterprise adds more banks to bond deal
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE), one of the world’s biggest aircraft leasing companies, has added more banks to its planned sale of US dollar-denominated bonds that would be its second this year, an ...
Aviation & Transport 14 June ,2021
Hungary-based Wizz Air expects its summer flying to beat pre-pandemic levels Hungary-based Wizz Air expects its summer flying to beat pre-pandemic levels
Wizz Air is likely to fly more this summer than it did pre-pandemic, said its chief executive, as European COVID-19 travel restrictions loosen. “We are ramping up. We are seeing a less ...
Economy 09 June ,2021
UK’s Heathrow Airport to use renewable jet fuel for first time ahead of G7 summit UK’s Heathrow Airport to use renewable jet fuel for first time ahead of G7 summit
Britain’s Heathrow Airport will use sustainable jet fuel for the first time as part of a test ahead of a Group of Seven (G7) rich nations summit in the country next week. The fuel, ...
Technology 03 June ,2021
Wizz Air boss criticizes Belarus overflight bar by European governments Wizz Air boss criticizes Belarus overflight bar by European governments
The chief executive of Wizz Air criticized European governments on Wednesday for barring flights over Belarus in response to the forced landing of a passenger plane, saying such moves made aviation “a ...
Economy 02 June ,2021