Air China resumes flights to North Korea

China’s national carrier resumed flights between Beijing and Pyongyang today amid improved Sino-North Korea ties, a company official said Tuesday. Starting Wednesday, Air China provides three flights per week on the route that it suspended on Nov. 21 last year. Relations soured last year as Beijing, angered by Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile tests, backed a…

Airbus BelugaXL ground vibration test

The first BelugaXL has passed the Ground Vibration Test (GVT), a requirement for certification of the aircraft that paves the way towards its maiden flight in summer 2018. The objective of this test is to measure the dynamic behaviour of the aircraft and confirm theoretical models of various flight conditions, such as manoeuvring, flying in…

British Airways has ended the talks with Airbus about ordering additional A380 aircraft

British Airways owner IAG has suspended negotiations with Airbus over a possible deal for additional A380 superjumbos. Negotiations on a follow-up order had been suspended because of the problems with Airbus, such as the delivery delays on the A320neo, which already had caused plenty of frustration in the IAG management. A resumption of talks is not excluded, said…

Airbus is organising an “AfterWork: Catch your dream job!” recruitment drive dedicated to innovation at its Toulouse site on 20 June

Airbus is organising an “AfterWork: Catch your dream job!” recruitment drive dedicated to innovation at its Toulouse site on 20 June. A large number of positions will be on offer in digital sectors, notably involving “the Cloud”, Big Data, Cyber Security, the Internet of Things (IoT), as well as in the area of Artificial Intelligence.…

Wizz Air takes delivery of its 100th A320 Family aircraft

Wizz Air, one of the fastest growing airlines in Europe and the leading low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, has taken delivery of its 100th A320 Family aircraft, an A321ceo, at an event in Budapest Airport. The event was attended by Mr. Levente Magyar, Hungary’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. József Váradi, WIZZ’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Andreas Kramer, Airbus…