AeroMobile has celebrated the first Airbus A380 to be fully line-fitted with its inflight mobile phone network. The Etihad Airways A380-800 (A6-APA) aircraft’s inaugural flight with AeroMobile services was from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow, touching down on earlier.
Transport Canada has issued a flight permit for the first Bombardier CS300 flight test vehicle (FTV) to join the CSeries flight test program. Link
The Quebec government is pledging to bail out Bombardier Inc. if the aerospace company gets into a deeper crunch — an offer that fits with the company’s long history in the province, say market watchers, and the jobs at stake if it fails. Link
Lockheed Martin has tweaked the design of the flying wing-shaped Fury unmanned air vehicle (UAV) as it pursues contracts from US special operations forces and the international market Link
Claims made by NZ have said the MH370 B772 made three turns before it disappeared of radar and headed towards the Antarctica and maybe down on the ice some where. The claim comes to say the plane had flown a lot longer after it’s disappearance and could have gone south towards the harsh environment. I…
Recent reports that the Mitsubishi Regional Jet is scheduled to make it’s first flight this May were quietly squashed with a notice that this announcement was not from within the company. As the first test flight has already been pushed back three times, does this spreading misinformation point to even more delays? Link
Las Vegas, Nevada-based Allegiant Travel Co., parent of “ultra” low-cost carrier Allegiant Air, has agreed to purchase six additional Airbus A319 aircraft, as part of a plan to increase its A320 family fleet from 14 to 44 by the end of 2018. Link
The Iberia Group has revealed it will launch non-stop flights from London to Majorca and to Gran Canaria and in the Canary Islands through its subsidiary Iberia Express. At the start of the summer season the Spanish carrier will operate one daily flight to Palma, Majorca from Palma de Mallorca.