Category Archives: Aviation News

Boeing to Provide Service to Uzbekistan Airways

Boeing and Uzbekistan Airways have made an agreement to help maintain the airline’s fleet of Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner with landing gear services. Uzbekistan Airways is the flag carrier for the Republic of Uzbekistan. Boeing will provide a service that provides landing gear exchanges when needed.

China Airlines Pilot Strike Cancels Flights

The Taoyuan Pilots Union in Taiwan has started a strike against China Airlines, prompting the Taiwan-based airline to cancel some international flights. Currently, the airlines operations out of Taipei Songshan Airport (RCSS) and Taichung Airport (RCMQ) have not been impacted. The strike comes during the

KC-46A Tanker Delivered to Altus AFB

The first Boeing KC-46A Pegasus tanker for Altus Air Force Base (AFB) in Oklahoma has been delivered from Seattle. The delivery marks the fifth aircraft for the U.S. Air Force (USAF). The first four KC-46 tankers were delivered in January to McConnell AFB in Kansas.

United Adds More Premium Seating

United is adding 1,600 more premium seating to its aircraft, becoming the U.S. carrier with the highest proportion of premium seats. The airline will be increasing the amount of its business class offering United Polaris® as well as United First® seats to around 250 aircraft

Bombardier Launches CRJ550

Bombardier has launched the new CRJ550, becoming the first and only regional jet that sports 50 seats in a three-class arrangement. The CRJ550 is part of the CRJ Series by Bombardier and is developed as a variant of the CRJ700. Although it will share a

Republic of Korea Air Force Receives First Airbus A330 MRTT

The Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) has received their first Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT). South Korea is the seventh operator of the A330 MRTT out of a total of twelve nations that have ordered the aircraft. The ROKAF will be using the

Airbus A330neo Certified “Beyond 180 Minutes” ETOPS by EASA

The Airbus A330-900 has been approved for ETOPS “beyond 180 minutes” by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). An approval for ETOPS 180 minutes was granted on November 14 of last year, which was restricted to due to issues with certification documents for the Trent

Boeing Awarded $2.4 Billion Contract for P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $2.4 billion contract to Boeing for an additional 19 Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft. Out of the nineteen aircraft to be built, 10 will be for the U.S. Navy fleet. Through the Foreign Military Sales process, the remaining nine aircraft


Logistics Behind the EK235 Diversion Recovery

On Wednesday July 18, Emirates flight EK235 from Dubai (DXB) to Chicago (ORD) diverted to Goose Bay (YYR) due to an issue with the right engine. The flight was operated by A6-EQC, a Boeing 777-300ER. The events that followed to get the passengers to Chicago

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