90 percent of laser incidents involve green lights. The green laser pointers are apparently preferred by pranksters because the green light travels farther. They also are more likely to injure a pilot’s eyes. Link
This summer a shipment from Hamburg, Germany, will arrive at the Port of Mobile with large aircraft components. The cargo, two fuselage sections, wings and tail assemblies, will have traveled some 5,000 miles over road, land and sea to make history. They’ll become the first Airbus passenger jet made in America. Link
Ryanair’s board has approved the plans to start a transatlantic airline as part of a strategy of growth of Europe’s largest low cost carrier over the next 5 years. The Irish airline which over the last 18 months has spend revamping its image after admitting that its no-frills approach could annoy people, has set our…
The next time your flight is delayed, instead of shaking your fists at the responsible airline, use your extra-long layover to appreciate all that goes on behind-the-scenes at the airport. Here are 15 amazing facts to help you pass the time. Link
Flights are no longer the only thing available for purchase with your airline miles. Certain airlines have the option of using miles to buy a used plane seat, a marriage proposal kit, and much more. Link
Aleris announced Sunday that its rolling mill in Zhenjiang,China, has attained qualification to supply aluminum aerospace plate to Boeing for various aircraft. Link
Today Brussels Airlines and Moulinsart unveiled something never seen before: an Airbus A320 with a livery inspired by the Belgian cartoon character Tintin. Both Belgian companies have worked several months on this unique project, based on the original drawings by the hand of Hergé.
A few weeks ago, championship F1 driver, and Bombardier Business Aircraft’s newest spokesperson, Niki Lauda was in Montreal to take delivery of his latest jet, a distinctive Global 6000 aircraft. Mr. Lauda discusses his new aircraft from the perspective of a pilot and passenger. Niki Lauda will fly his new Global 6000 aircraft to Grand…