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    Boeing Co’s largest 737 MAX aircraft takes off on maiden flight

    NEW DELHI: Aerospace major Boeing Co‘s 737-10 (MAX) aircraft, the largest in the company’s 737 MAX airplane series, on Friday took off on its first flight ahead of its entry into service in 2023, the Chicago-headquartered company said in a statement. The airplane took off from Renton Field in Renton, Washington, at 10:07 am (7.37 pm IST) on Friday and landed at 12:38 pm (10.08 pm IST) at Boeing Field in Seattle, the company said. The airplane performed “beautifully”, said 737 chief pilot captain Jennifer Henderson. “The profile we flew allowed us to test the airplane’s systems, flight controls and […] More

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    Bamboo Airways collabs with IATA to trial digital health pas…

    (MENAFN – Bangladesh Monitor) Dhaka: Bamboo Airways signed an agreement with the International Air Transport Association to trial the IATA Travel Pass. This follows the airline’s efforts to lay a solid foundation for the reopening of its international routes. In coordination with IATA, Bamboo Airways will begin preparations to trial the IATA Travel Pass on international flights in the coming months. With this move, Bamboo Airways demonstrates its commitment to relaunching international routes, opening borders safely as well as reviving the battered tourism industry. IATA Travel Pass is a digital health wallet where passengers can upload and share their Covid-19 […] More

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    The Story Of The Ethiopian Airlines 767 That Landed At The Wrong Airport

    Back in 2013, an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767 flying from Addis Ababa to Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro Airport inadvertently landed at nearby Arusha Airport instead. The two airports are situated some 50km (31 miles) apart from each other. So how did this incident occur in the first place? The incident involved a Boeing 767-300ER operated by Ethiopian Airlines. Photo: Joren de Groof via Wikimedia Commons  The events of December 2013 It was on December 18th, 2013, that Ethiopian Airlines flight ET815 took off from Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD), bound for Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO). This flight number has had a few variations but […] More

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    Boeing’s 737 MAX 10 takes off on maiden flight after fleet returns to skies following grounding over 2 deadly crashes

    The new Boeing 737 MAX 10 took off for its first-ever flight on Friday, just six months after regulators allowed the rest of the plane’s ‘family’ of aircraft to return to the skies in the wake of two deadly crashes. The plane departed from the Renton Municipal airport near Seattle on Friday morning after months of safety testing. Boeing’s latest model, which is the biggest in its single-aisle MAX range, is reported to be set to enter service in 2023. Footage posted online on Wednesday showed the MAX 10 performing taxi tests on the runway. A photo shared by a […] More

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    Pay less, Play more! PLAY is set to fly with its first A321neo

    PLAY is prepared to begin operations with its first A321neo aircraft painted entirely in red. The airline released images of its first aircraft, which had been newly adorned in its new colors. PLAY’s first aircraft, TF-AEW, was leased from Aercap. TF-AEW is a three-year-old aircraft that flew in 2018 with Mexico’s Interjet. Read More Shree Airlines first CRJ-200 being painted at Nepalgunj Hangar with PHOTO FEATURE The aircraft is configured to carry 192 people in an all-economy configuration, with each seat seeming to have a 34-inch pitch.  PLAY Airbus A321Neo PLAY has obtained an Air Operators Certificate and has begun […] More

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    Scalded before, dare we hope this time?

    If it felt like tectonic plates shifted last week, it might be because they finally did. In two remarkable days, the government apparently embraced privatisation (in the case of SAA), while President Cyril Ramaphosa dramatically increased the generation cap for power production independent of Eskom, which could help to alleviate the prolonged power crisis. Now, South Africans prone to premature optimism have been badly scalded before, but could these two events be the kind of growth-inducing game-changers the country has been craving? The caveat, as always, is that these are the decisions of an ANC-led government, for which the national […] More

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    How Do Turboprops Get Delivered To Far Away Customers?

    Turboprop aircraft are used all over the world, yet most are manufactured in Europe or North America. With their limited range, this can lead to some complex multi-leg delivery flights. This is, of course, the case with larger jets too, but these are much more straightforward deliveries with their increased range. Let’s take a look at how turboprops get delivered to customers a long way away. The Canadian built Dash 8 is used in Austalia by Qantas Link Photo: Getty Images Building and delivering aircraft The most numerous commercial turboprops are the ATR series (ATR 42 and ATR 72) and […] More

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    National Aviation Services (NAS) awarded Airport Lounge Tender for New Terminal in Zambia – Social News XYZ

    Home » General » National Aviation Services (NAS) awarded Airport Lounge Tender for New Terminal in Zambia National Aviation Services (NAS) (www.NAS.aero) and NAC2000 Corporation have been awarded a tender to operate an airport lounge in the new terminal at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (KKIA) in Lusaka, Zambia. The airport is the largest in Zambia and has plans to serve as a hub for the region. Currently, the airport has a capacity of two million passengers per annum, which is expected to increase once commissioned, to between 4.2 to six million over a period of time. The state of the […] More

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