South African Airways could collapse within few days

Over 4,700 employees stand to lose their jobs. The airline could be grounded permanently after the department of enterprises rejected a request for a R10 billion bailout earlier this month. SAA will have to sell off most of its assets to be able to pay off creditors and settle workers’ severance packages. The business rescue…

Boeing to resume commercial airplanes production

Boeing will resume all Commercial Airplanes production in a phased approach at its Puget Sound-region facilities next week, after suspending operations last month in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. At all of its sites, the company has taken extra precautions and instituted comprehensive procedures to keep people safe and fight the spread of COVID-19. “The…

A new footage of Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100 accident at Moscow Sheremetyevo has been released by investigators

Aeroflot Flight 1492 was a scheduled passenger flight from Moscow–Sheremetyevo to Murmansk, Russia. On 5 May 2019, the Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft operating the flight was climbing out when it was struck by lightning. The aircraft suffered an electrical failure and returned to Sheremetyevo for an emergency landing. It bounced on landing and touched down…

FAA bars active pilots from taking chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine

Pilots are prohibited within two days of flying from experimenting with two yet unproven medications to prevent coronavirus infection, the Federal Aviation Administration has determined. “Use of chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine to prevent coronavirus infection is disqualifying while on the medication and for 48 hours after the last dose before reporting for flight or other safety…