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      Riga Airport to Introduce New Single European Sky Procedures

Latvian airline airBaltic has completed a research and development project that will enable new flight procedures that allow aircraft to fly shorter distances and reduce fuel consumption and emissions at Riga Airport. more...

      Airbus Helicopters delivers China’s first fully-equipped air ambulance

A new era in Chinese air ambulance operations began today with Airbus Helicopters’ delivery of a twin-engine EC135 as the first rotorcraft outfitted for dedicated helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) missions in the country. ...more

      Marshall Aerospace to Develop FANS 1/A+ Upgrade for Bombardier Challenger 604

Marshall Aerospace and Defense Group has entered into a conditional letter of agreement with Bombardier to develop a Future Air Navigation System (FANS) 1/A+ avionics upgrade for Bombardier’s Challenger 604 aircraft. ...more

      Airbus Preparing A350-900 For First Delivery

With European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification now in place for the A350-900, Airbus is shifting gears to prepare for first delivery of the aircraft and a steep production ramp-up. ...more

      Looking for a job in the aviation industry?

Are you looking for a job in the aviation industry? Mechanic? Engineer? Pilot? Buyer? Coordinator? Dispatcher? Other? ... more

      Severe Weather Grounds Flights Following Chicago ATC Center Fire 

Following a fire set by an FAA contractor in the basement of the Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Center (ZAU) in Aurora, Ill., the FAA is continuing to monitor air traffic in the airports surrounding the Chicago area. ...more

      Air China Receives First Boeing 747-8

Boeing has delivered China’s first new-generation Boeing jetliner, the 747-8, to Air China. ...more

      Airbus Zephyr Proves Value For Civil Operations in Middle East

The solar-powered Zephyr Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) has completed a flight at more than 61,000 feet above the United Arab Emirates (UAE). ...more

       Airbus A350-900 is EASA certified

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued on 30 September 2014 the type certificate of the Airbus A350-900. Airbus demonstrated that the aircraft complies with the regulatory safety and environment requirements defined by EASA for the European Union. ...more

       Republic Of Korea to Procure 40 Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II’s

The Republic of Korea finalized its formal selection of the Pratt & Whitney-powered F-35A Lightning II aircraft for its F-X fighter acquisition program, announcing its intent to sign the Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) between the United States and Korean governments for 40 F-35A Conventional Take Off and Landing (CTOL) variant fighter jets. ...more

       EASA allows electronic devices to remain On and Connected throughout the flight

EASA allows European airlines to permit use of mobile phones following the aircraft landing. ...more

       A320neo Completes First Flight

The Airbus A320neo has completed its first flight, landing back at Toulouse’s Blagnac airport at 2:22 p.m. local time Thursday after a noon departure. ...more

       Dutch Airline KLM Goes Paperless in the Cockpit

All aircraft of the Dutch airline KLM and KLM Cityhopper will soon fly using digital flight documents via the AvioBook 'e-briefing’ app. ...more

       ITEC to Provide Poland Jet Trainers with Propulsion Engines

ITEC, a joint venture between Honeywell Aerospace and Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC), will supply propulsion engines for Poland’s eight new Alenia Aermacchi M-346 Master advanced jet trainers. ...more

       Sofradir makes available ready-to-deploy large format NGP infrared detector for space missions

Sofradir’s 1k2 Next Generation Panchromatic detector (NGP), a new 1024x1024 visible to SWIR Focal Plane Assembly, brings added performance to observation instruments used in space and is easy to integrate, thus shortening supplier delivery times. ...more