Amsterdam airport Schiphol traffic and transport figures for July 2019: -0.7%

In July of this year, 6.7 million travellers flew from, to or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. On average, the aircraft…

Atlantic flights for Greta would have generated less CO2 than her sailing

Greta Thunberg sails across the Atlantic for climate reasons instead of flying. For the return transfer of the yacht, however,…

The Japanese Air Self-Defence Force is selling one of its two Boeing 747-400s

The Japanese Ministry of Defence has decided to sell the oldest of its two Boeing 747-400 for a little more…

GoAir Airbus A320 returns to Delhi as no approach and navigation charts for Bangkok airport on board

On 16 August, a GoAir Airbus A320 (VT-WJA) operated flight G837 between Delhi, India and Bangkok, Thailand. 45 minutes into…

The two handlers at Brussels Airport (Swissport and Aviapartner) again in the red for 2018

Swissport Belgium and Aviapartner Belgium, the two handlers at Brussels Airport, failed to come out of the red figures last…

Safarilink Dash 8 hits wildebeests during landing at Maasai Mara airstrip, Kenya

On 16 August, a Safarilink Dash 8 (5Y-SLM) operated a domestic (safari)-flight between Nairobi, Wilson and Maasai Mara (Kenya). During…

Thai Airways unveils “Suphannahong Royal Barge” livery on a Boeing 777

Sumeth Damrongchaitham, President of Thai Airways presided over a sacred ceremony that was conducted by Phra Maha Raja Guru Bidhi…

Dutch aircraft dismantling company AELS purchases a Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 (OO-SFY)

Only one week of commercial operations left for OO-SFY, a Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-223 as - next week - the…

Cathay Pacific CEO Rupert Hogg suddenly resigns after Hong Kong protest row

Cathay Pacific CEO Rupert Hogg has suddenly resigned, the Hong Kong based airline came under fire from Beijing, China over…

Famous NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt survives crash of his Cessna Citation in Tennessee

A Cessna Citation Latitude C680A registered N8JR, carrying retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr, his wife Amy and his 15-month-old…

SAS is starting a direct service from Stavanger to Manchester

SAS is responding to the great interest in English football by introducing a new direct service from Stavanger to Manchester.…

Budapest Airport announces Ryanair’s 47th service: Odessa, Ukraine

Just a week after the announcement by Wizz Air that Odesa had joined Budapest Airport’s destination map, the airport can…

Vietnam Airlines flies its first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

Vietnamese flag carrier to put largest Dreamliner on some of the world's busiest destinations   Boeing delivered the first of…

Berlin Brandenburg airport (BER) passes the “Black Building Test”: Power supply also protected against blackouts

During the night between 12 to 13 August, BER successfully passed the "Black Building Test". This involved a wide-ranging controlled…

Virgin Atlantic and Delta expand network between the U.K. and the US

Virgin Atlantic increases flights from both Gatwick and Heathrow, with additional east coast and west coast services Delta returns to…

Lufthansa Technik Malta receives approval for Airbus A350-1000 overhauls

Recent certification by the German Federal Aviation Office The first three A350 customers expected until the end of this year…

British Airways’ remote-control pushback vehicles reach record 100,000 departures

Automated pushback devices have reduced airside emissions and allowed the airline to reduce its fuel consumption The devices are part…

Ryanair drags passengers before the Dutch Supreme Court on EU261/2004 compensations

After the strikes that grounded multiple flights last summer, Ryanair refused to pay compensation to scores of Dutch passengers. Claim…

Busy morning at Warsaw Airport, Poland: UPS MD-11 (engine fire) and LOT Polish Airlines Embraer 190 (technical issue)

On 15 August, a UPS McDonnell Douglas MD-11F (N270UP) operated flight 5X4 between Cologne, Germany and Warsaw, Poland. During approach…