Air China suspends flights to North Korea

Air China Ltd has indefinitely suspended flights between Beijing and Pyongyang, citing poor demand as North Korea faces growing sanctions from the United States over its nuclear weapons and missile programs. Air China flights to Pyongyang, which have traditionally operated on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, began in 2008, but have frequently been canceled because of…

Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA and FAA Type Certification

Following an intensive flight test campaign performed in less than a year, the A350-1000 has received Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The certified aircraft is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 engines. The EASA A350-1000 Type Certification document was signed by EASA’s Certification Director, Trévor Woods,…

Qantas to fly using mustard seed

The Sydney Morning Herald has exclusively reported that Qantas will be using oil derived from mustard seeds for it’s bio-fuel flight between Australia and LA. The trial will be done on one of the new B787-9s. The move will cut carbon emissions by 20%. Qantas flight to show how biofuel cuts the mustard https://t.co/s0jxyrHwx8 |…