NEWS China Eastern Airlines Endorses A350

China Eastern Airlines has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for 20 A350-900 aircraft, making the airline the latest customer for the aircraft. “The introduction of the latest generation A350 XWB aircraft demonstrates that the partnership between China Eastern Airlines and Airbus has embarked on a new phase. The introduction of A350 XWB will play…

ALERT World’s fastest jet MiG-31 intercepts US spy plane near Russia’s Far East

A Russian MiG-31 jet flew within 50 feet of a U.S. surveillance aircraft in Northeast Asia last week, Moscow’s latest aerial saber-rattling against American ships and planes, according to defense officials. “On April 21, a U.S. Navy P-8 Maritime Patrol reconnaissance aircraft flying a routine mission in international airspace was intercepted by a MiG-31 Russian…

NEWS Delta Orders 75 CS100s

Delta Airlines have announced today that they have made an order for 75 Bombardier C Series CS100 aircraft. As the U.S. launch customer, Delta’s firm order for 75 CS100s allows the company to cost-effectively  reshape and upgauge its narrowbody fleet, providing an improved customer experience and better cost efficiency while maintaining a focus on prudent…

EMERGENCY American Airlines #AA2310 returned to Seattle due to impressive mid-air collision with bird

The incident, which occurred shortly after 3:30 p.m. local time, severely damaged the nose of the Airbus 321. American Airlines said in a statement that Flight 2310, bound for Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, returned to Seattle “due to a bird strike, which struck the nose of the aircraft.” Airline spokesman said the plane “landed safely…