Antonov Airlines is moving its base to Leipzig Airport, Germany

Taking into consideration impossibility of performing international flights from Ukraine, five AN-124-100 aircraft are temporarily based at Leipzig Airport. Work of the branch of the air transport division of Antonov Company, known in the world as the Antonov Airlines, was organised there. Technical base to provide maintenance of these aircraft also works at Leipzig airport.…

Even the tarmac is disinfected at Shanghai airport (video)

Shanghai Pudong International Airport capacity plummeted after lockdowns. April was a difficult month for supply chains connected to China, and more turmoil looms as Shanghai authorities have tightened the city-wide lockdown with measures set to last into late May. A French journalist published a video showing a man spraying disinfection liquid on the tamarc at…

An Antonov aircraft entered Ukrainian airspace

An Antonov An-12 entered Ukrainian airspace today. A first since a while: today an Antonov An-12 entered Ukrainian airspace. The Antonov An-12BK (reg. UR-11316) looks to have landed in Uzhhorod Airport. The runway is right at the border with Slovakia, a NATO country. The aircraft took off from Tekirdag, Turkey and could be carrying miliatry…

A passenger had to land a plane in Florida after the pilot suffered a medical emergency

A passenger with no flying experience successfully landed a small plane in Florida Tuesday afternoon after his pilot suffered a medical emergency. The incredible aviation accomplishment happened at Palm Beach International Airport with the help of air traffic controllers, according to WPBF-TV. “I’ve got a serious situation here,” the Cessna Caravan passenger was reportedly heard…

BREAKING A Tibet Airlines A319 caught fire on takeoff

A Tibet Airlines A319 aborted takeoff then veered off the runway. All 113 passengers & 9 crew of #TV9833 have been evacuated. Tibet Airlines TV9833/A319/B-6425 from Chongqing to Nyingchi was on fire during take-off this morning, details still not known. CKG/ZUCK closed for now. pic.twitter.com/CPL47fmfVk — FATIII Aviation (@FATIIIAviation) May 12, 2022