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NEWS Aug 15, 2023 Saudi Arabia's Riyadh Air Becomes Sponsor of Atlético de Madrid Riyadh Air, Saudi Arabia's newly launched secondary flag carrier, has signed a sponsorship deal with Spanish football team Atlético de Madrid. The multi-year partnership will see Riyadh Air become the team's main sponsor and official airline partner. This is the first sports sponsorship deal Riyadh Air has announced since launching in March. Read More →
NEWS Aug 15, 2023 Israel's El Al in Talks to Buy Up to 30 Airbus A321neos Israel's flag carrier El Al is in "serious" talks with Airbus to purchase up to 30 Airbus A321neo aircraft. The talks, which would represent the first time that El Al uses Airbus aircraft, come at a strong time for the airline. El Al is expanding its fleet and route network due to high profitability and international tourism to Israel. Read More →
NEWS Aug 14, 2023 Near Collision Occurs Between Southwest 737 and Citation at San Diego The United States' latest near collision incident has occurred at San Diego International Airport (SAN), with a Southwest airlines flight and private jet. This is the eighth major close call incident involving a commercial aircraft in 2023. Read More →
NEWS Aug 14, 2023 Delta Air Lines Joins Amsterdam's Canal Parade to Celebrate Pride On August 5, employees from Delta Air Lines joined the Canal Parade, one of the main parts of the Amsterdam Pride festival. This was the first time Delta participated in the event, which brought thousands of people to Amsterdam's canals. Delta is committed to supporting the LGBTQ community as part of its diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy. Read More →
NEWS Aug 13, 2023 Cathay Pacific Orders 32 More Airbus A321neo Aircraft Hong Kong's flag carrier Cathay Pacific has announced its intention to add up to 32 Airbus A321neo and A320neo aircraft to its fleet over the next six years. The airline is expanding and modernizing its fleet as part of its plans to turn Hong Kong into an international aviation hub. Read More →
NEWS Aug 13, 2023 MiG Russian Fighter Jet Crashes During Thunder Over Michigan Airshow A MiG Russian fighter jet crashed during the Thunder Over Michigan Air Show today at Willow Run Airport (YIP) in Ypsilanti, a city approximately 35 miles (56.3 kilometers) from Detroit. According to authorities, the aircraft crashed near an apartment complex on Belleville Lake. The pilots, who had ejected from the aircraft, were recovered from the water with minor injuries. Read More →
NEWS Aug 13, 2023 Qatar Operates 'Ghost Flights' to Adelaide Through Regulatory Loophole Qatar Airways is operating near-empty 'ghost flights' between Adelaide and Melbourne in order to get around some particular government regulations set by the Australian Government. Read More →
NEWS Aug 11, 2023 Tragic Brazilian Plane Crash Linked to Intoxicated Pilot Putting 11-Year-Old Son at the Controls A tragic and shocking video recently surfaced across social media showing a father and son duo flying a private propeller plane in Brazil. The video showed the father drinking a bottle of beer as he recorded his 11-year-old son piloting the aircraft. Read More →
NEWS Aug 10, 2023 WestJet Poised to Become the Most Popular Airline Along the Canada-Mexico Corridor WestJet is launching new routes and adding service between Vancouver and various Mexican vacation destinations. The airline is posed to become the most popular airline along the corridor with more service than any other Canadian airline. Read More →
NEWS Aug 10, 2023 Airlines Rush to Increase Rescue Flights as Maui Wildfires Rage On Kahului Airport (OGG) on the Hawaiian island of Maui is one of the busiest airports in the state. The recent wildfires affecting Maui have unleashed chaos, especially at the airport as droves of people rush to flee the island. Read More →