Deadline for UK drone pilots registration approaches

Deadline for UK drone pilots registration approaches

🕔12:10, 29.Nov 2019

The deadline for UK drone pilots to register their details with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is by the end of today (29 November). Registration applies to anyone with a drone which weighs more than 250g (8.8oz), failure to register

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Aeroflot reports revenue increase in first nine months of 2019

Aeroflot reports revenue increase in first nine months of 2019

🕔11:59, 29.Nov 2019

Aeroflot Group has reported that its revenues have increased by 12.4% year-on-year to RUB 524 million for the first nine months of 2019. The company says its EBITDA amounted to RUB 142 million during the nine month period, while its

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Hong Kong Airlines pulls out of North American market

Hong Kong Airlines pulls out of North American market

🕔11:52, 29.Nov 2019

Hong Kong Airlines has announced a raft of changes as it continues to struggle. The announcement will see the airline completely pull out of the North American market. The airline says it is struggling due to strong competition and overcapacity

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SMBC Aviation Capital closes $1 billion loan facility with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation

SMBC Aviation Capital closes $1 billion loan facility with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation

🕔11:40, 29.Nov 2019

SMBC Aviation Capital has closed a $1 billion loan facility with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC). The facility has a 10-year term and will be used to finance a proportion of SMBC Aviation Capital’s order book with Airbus

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Two Boeing 787 Dreamliners acquired by CALC

Two Boeing 787 Dreamliners acquired by CALC

🕔11:30, 29.Nov 2019

Two Boeing 787 Dreamliners will be acquired by Hong Kong-based China Aircraft Leasing (CALC). The acquisition was said in a stock announcement on 26 November. As well as the 787 Dreamliners, CALC also has on order 92 Boeing 737 MAX

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New information released on 777X blown door

New information released on 777X blown door

🕔11:17, 29.Nov 2019

Additional information has been released regarding an incident which took place back in September involving the “blow out” of a door during Boeing 777X static test plane. The incident in which a door exploded outwards during a high-pressure ground stress

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New Zealand training for Saudi Arabian air traffic control graduates

New Zealand training for Saudi Arabian air traffic control graduates

🕔10:55, 29.Nov 2019

A group of 25 Saudi Arabian students have graduated from an air traffic control (ATC) training programme provided by Airways International, following two years of studies in New Zealand. The students’ graduation on Thursday 29 November marked the students’ successful

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines launching new daily service between Cork and Amsterdam

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines launching new daily service between Cork and Amsterdam

🕔10:50, 29.Nov 2019

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will launch a new daily service between Cork Airport and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport from 30 March 2020. The new Amsterdam route will be operated by the group’s subsidiary KLM Cityhopper using Embraer 175 and Embraer 190 aircraft.

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Air Serbia re-establishes direct flights to Turkey’s Istanbul

Air Serbia re-establishes direct flights to Turkey’s Istanbul

🕔10:43, 29.Nov 2019

Air Serbia has decided to re-establish direct flights between Belgrade and Turkey’s Istanbul, following a two-and-a-half-year break. The first flight to the city is scheduled for 11 December 2019. Air Serbia will operate three weekly flights with departures from Belgrade

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KLM UK Engineering signs base maintenance support for BA CityFlyer

KLM UK Engineering signs base maintenance support for BA CityFlyer

🕔10:39, 29.Nov 2019

KLM UK Engineering will provide base maintenance support for BA CityFlyer on its Embraer fleet as part of this long-term contract at its Norwich facility. Wayne Easlea, operations director at KLM UK Engineering, commented: “We are delighted that BA CityFlyer

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