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NEWS Jun 17, 2024 The Insane Growth of Turkish Airlines When you think of an airline that never seems to stop growing, there’s no better example than Turkish Airlines. The carrier continues to rapidly expand its already massive global reach, having inaugurated its newest American destination with more expected to follow soon. Not only this but Turkish recently placed a massive aircraft order with rumors that another one will be coming shortly as well. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jun 13, 2024 The Top 5 Fastest Commercial Airliners Ever Built Majority of commercial aircraft all fly at similar speed ranges. However, there are few models to fly slightly faster than others. It’s worth noting that, besides the top 2 on this list, the speed difference between most aircraft is small and doesn’t typically affect flying times all that much. Read More →
NEWS Jun 11, 2024 El Al To Purchase 30 Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft + Parts in $2-2.5 Billion Deal Israeli flag carrier El Al has announced that it will be entering discussions with Boeing to purchase around 30 737 MAX aircraft. The announcement comes after months of deliberation by El Al as to what aerospace company to purchase aircraft from (Boeing or Airbus). Read More →
NEWS Jun 10, 2024 Hailstorm Damages Nose, Windshield of Austrian Airlines Plane The Austrian Airlines A320 encountered a hailstorm on Sunday while approaching Vienna Airport in Austria from Palma De Mallorca. Read More →
STORIES Jun 01, 2024 The Challenges With Pratt & Whitney's PW1100g Engines Pratt & Whitney, a Canidian Engine manufacturer company has resulted in challenges for the Airbus A320 Neo family powered by their GTF (Geared Turbofan engines). Pratt & Whitney has been going through a rough patch in recent years. Many of the manufacturer's recent woes have been attributed to issues involving its PW1100G engines. Read More →
NEWS May 22, 2024 The Story of the Forgotten Emirates A340 Fleet The Airbus A340 is a long-range, wide-body passenger airliner that was developed and produced by Airbus. In the mid-1970s, Airbus developed the A340 quadjet. The A340-300 took its maiden flight on 25 October 1991. It was certified along with the A340-200 on 22 December 1992 and both versions entered service in March 1993 with launch customers Lufthansa and Air France. The larger A340-500/600 were launched on 8 December 1997; the A340-600 flew for the first time on 23 April 2001 and entered service on 1 August 2002. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 17, 2024 Is Sustainable Aviation Fuel a Viable Option to Replace Jet Fuel? With recent achievements in the airline industry with flights powered by 100% SAF, the question needs to be raised. Are SAF fuels a viable alternative to fossil fuels in the airline industry? Or do we need to keep searching for other alternatives? Read More →
NEWS May 15, 2024 Onboard Emirates' New Airbus A350 Emirates is entering a new era as its first Airbus A350 prepares to enter service in September of this year. As the time draws near for Emirates' new A350, let's explore what the plane offers. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 15, 2024 Why Most Australian Airlines Fail In the past 100 years, nearly 300 Australian airlines have failed. With the recent collapse of 18-month-old Bonza Airlines, the question has to be asked: Can any new airline can survive Australia's aviation market? Here's a look at five failed airlines and the impacts they left in the land down under. Read More →
NEWS May 13, 2024 Air Vanuatu: What Happens When An Airline Goes Bankrupt Recently, Air Vanuatu went bankrupt, canceling all international flights and stranding thousands of passengers. This latest airline bankruptcy brings up the question - What happens after an airline goes bust? Read More →