NEWS Fanhansa To Stay In Business

Lufthansa have announced that their special Fanhansa jet, one of their Boeing B747-8 aircraft, will continue to have it’s livery on the jet until the 2018 World Cup to take the German national football team to each destination. It  also be transporting the team to France for the Euro 2016 tournament. However, the Fanhansa livery…

NEWS CityJet Unveils First SuperJet

Irish carrier CityJet have just released a picture of their first brand new Sukhoi SuperJet. They said via their social media that the aircraft was “nearly ready”. The aircraft is currently sat in Venice. This will now count the start of the airline’s fleet modernisation after they ordered 15 of the SuperJets. CityJet have not…

NEWS Passenger mistakes math equations for ‘terrorist code’ gets economics professor escorted off flight

An Ivy League economist was pulled off an American Airlines regional jet from Philadelphia to Syracuse after a fellow passenger incorrectly identified the mathematical equations he was scrawling for foreign script, and suspected him of terrorism. An unidentified woman sitting next to him tried to strike up a conversation with Guido Menzio as they waited…

NEWS FAA will allow the A350 to fly up to 5 hours from the nearest airport on one engine

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the Airbus A350-900 for ETOPS (Extended-range Twin engine aircraft Operations) ‘beyond 180 minutes’ diversion time. This approval means that when the first FAA-affiliated operators start to take delivery of their A350s in 2017 they will be able to serve new direct non-limiting routings, compared with a standard…

NEWS Emirates Launches Taipei & Prague

Emirates has today (1st May 2016) expanded the network of destinations served by its flagship A380 aircraft with the launch of new scheduled A380 services to Taipei and Prague, becoming the first and only airline to operate an A380 into these two cities.  The A380 service from Dubai to Taipei landed at 16:50 local time…