Ryanair passengers have accused the airline of minimising the seriousness of an emergency landing which caused dozens of injuries on Friday

Ryanair flight FR7312, due to fly from Dublin to Zadar, was forced to make an emergency landing at at Frankfurt-Hahn airport in Germany on Friday night after a depressurisation in the cabin. The sudden loss of cabin pressure forced the pilot to descend from 37,000 to 10,000 feet over a seven-minute period. Several passengers suffered…

First BelugaXL successfully completes its 4 hours and 11 minutes maiden flight

The first of five BelugaXL aircraft to fly has landed at Toulouse-Blagnac, France at 14:41 hrs local time after successfully completing its first flight lasting four hours and 11 minutes. The crew in the cockpit on board this flight comprised: Captain Christophe Cail, Co-Pilot Bernardo Saez-Benito Hernandez and Test-Flight Engineer Jean Michel Pin. Meanwhile, monitoring the aircraft systems and…

Airbus forecasts a need for 540,000 new pilots in the next 20 years

Airbus’ new Global Services Forecast predicts a US$4.6 trillion worldwide market for commercial aircraft services from 2018 to 2037. The new analysis is based on a three-way market segmentation, respectively focusing on the aircraft, the airline operation, and the passenger experience. Aircraft-focused lifecycle services represent the largest segment of growth and include maintenance, spares pool…