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Bonza Launches its Inaugural Flight

Australia’s newest low-cost airline, Bonza, has taken flight for the first time, with a mission to make travel accessible to all. From its innovative approach to ticket purchasing to its eco-friendly efforts, Bonza is shaking up the aviation industry in Australia. The new airline launched with a flight from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) on the Sunshine […]

Saudi Arabia Launches Stopover Visas for All Passengers on Flynas and Saudia Flights

Saudi Arabia now offers stopover visas to all passengers on flynas or Saudia flights. Effective immediately, travelers can apply for a 96-hour visa for tourism, business, or to perform the Umrah pilgrimage. This initiative positions Saudi among several other countries in the region that offer short-term visas to increase tourism. Saudi Arabia’s Stopover Visa is […]

Emirates Conducts First Demonstration Flight with 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

Emirates made history with its 1st demonstration flight using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) on a Boeing 777-300ER. The flight, commanded by Captains Fali Vajifdar and Khalid Nasser Akram, took off from Dubai Int’l Airport (DXB) and flew over the Dubai coast for over an hour. Adel Al Redha, Emirates COO, and Capt. Hassan Hammadi, […]

Lufthansa Airbus A380 Arrives in Manila for Heavy Maintenance

Lufthansa Airbus A380, with registration D-AIMK, flew to Manila, Philippines, for heavy maintenance before its return to service in the coming months. This is the first A380 to be inspected by Lufthansa’s maintenance technicians, as the airline aims to restore some of its double-deckers for the upcoming summer season starting in March 2023. The CEO […]

Air France-KLM Group Orders Four A350Fs for Sustainable Cargo Operations

The Air France-KLM Group has taken a significant step towards sustainable cargo operations by placing a firm order for four brand new Airbus A350Fs. These state-of-the-art widebody freighters will be operated by Martinair Holland N.V., a Dutch cargo airline headquartered in Amsterdam Schiphol airport and part of the KLM Group. The introduction of the A350F’s […]

Securing the Skies: The Importance of Cybersecurity in Aviation

As technology advances and becomes more integrated into all aspects of our lives, the aviation industry is no exception. Using digital systems and networks in aircraft and other aviation assets has dramatically increased efficiency and safety but has also introduced a new set of risks. Cybersecurity has become a critical concern for the aviation industry […]

Emirates Successfully Runs a Boeing 777 Engine on 100% SAF

The aviation industry is constantly searching for ways to reduce its environmental impact, and Emirates is at the forefront of this effort with its latest ground test. The airline has successfully demonstrated that their Boeing 777-300ERs can safely operate using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), a major milestone for sustainable air travel. Not only does […]

Qatar Airways vs. Airbus: The Ongoing Dispute over A350 Paint Issues

LAST UPDATE: 02/02/2023 – Qatar Airways and Airbus: Legal Dispute Resolved Amicably In 2020, Qatar Airways sent one of its Airbus A350s to Ireland to receive a special World Cup livery. However, the plan went awry, and the jet returned to Toulouse without any paint. Fast forward to the present, a major conflict erupted between […]

Uzbekistan Airways

Airbus Secures Order for 12 A320neo Family Aircraft from Uzbekistan Airways

Uzbekistan Airways, the national carrier of the Republic of Uzbekistan, has placed a firm order with Airbus for 12 A320neo Family aircraft, comprising 8 A320neo and 4 A321neo planes. This order comes as the airline looks to modernize its fleet and expand its domestic and international route network. Fleet Modernization Strategy The new A320neo Family […]

An Interview with the UK’s Leading Regional Airline: Loganair

Loganair is the UK’s largest regional airline, with destinations ranging from the infamous Beach Airport of Barra to operating the world’s shortest commercial flight, taking as little as 53 seconds from the Island of Westray to Papa-Westray in the Scottish Orkney Islands. In the Airline’s more than 60 years of existence, the airline carries over […]

NASA and Boeing

NASA and Boeing Partner to Develop Revolutionary Fuel-Efficient Airplane

NASA and Boeing have partnered to create a game-changing aircraft, the Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) demonstrator, which has the potential to revolutionize the commercial aviation industry with its highly fuel-efficient design for narrowbody airliners. This public-private initiative will invest over $1 billion in developing, testing, and flying the demonstrator aircraft in the upcoming decade. “Since […]

Anju Khatiwada

Anju Khatiwada: Husband and Wife: Same Love, Same Death

Last Sunday, 15th January 2023, the world witnessed a disastrous plane crash near the airport of Pokhara, a tourist town in Nepal. This deadliest accident was the end of the lives of 72 persons, 68 passengers, and four crew members. Our hearts are with the families of the victims. No words can really describe this […]

Boeing 777X Prototype Resumes Test Flights After 5-Month Hiatus

Boeing 777X test model, N779XX, successfully retook flight last week after a hiatus of nearly half a year. This model, along with three other pre-series models, has been undergoing test flights since 2020 but has faced some challenges. The model, N779XX, resumed testing almost a month after its sister model, N779XW, resumed its test flights […]

Miracle on the Hudson

On This Day in 2009: The Airbus A320 That Landed on the Hudson River

On January 15th, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 made history by successfully ditching in the Hudson River, resulting in no fatalities. This event is considered one of aviation’s greatest survival stories. As we reflect on the 14th anniversary of this incident, let’s delve into the story of the “Miracle on the Hudson.” Miracle on the […]

Yeti Airlines ATR 72 with 72 Onboard Crashes in Pokhara

A Yeti Airlines ATR 72 aircraft carrying 72 people crashed in Pokhara, Nepal, today while en route from Kathmandu. The crash resulted in at least 67 fatalities, with the number expected to rise. The passengers on board were a diverse group, including Nepali citizens and individuals from India, Russia, Korea, Australia, Argentina, France, and Ireland. […]

Emirates A350

Emirates to Offer High-Speed Inflight Broadband on 50 New Airbus A350s

Emirates, the Dubai-based airline, has announced that it will equip 50 of its new Airbus A350 aircraft with high-speed, inflight broadband powered by Inmarsat’s GX Aviation. This new agreement will significantly improve the passenger experience with enhanced connectivity and greater global coverage, even on flights over the Arctic. The Airbus A350s will be the first […]

Can We Have an Aircraft with a Panoramic Window?

Air travel is enticing. We love to travel by aircraft because of its convenience compared to other means of transport. There are many things inside an aircraft that can intrigue us. One of those is the design of its windows. Everyone would have seen it from the inside or outside and would have given thought […]


Airbus Tests its DragonFly Project on an Airbus A350

Airbus subsidiary UpNext is spearheading a program, DragonFly, that is currently testing pilot assistance technologies to enhance flight safety. The technology is designed to assist a single pilot in case the other becomes incapacitated, with the primary objective of reducing the workload for the single pilot and allowing them to concentrate on flying the aircraft. […]

Women in Aviation

Women in Aviation: Overcoming Challenges to Achieve Success as a Pilot

For centuries, the aviation industry has been dominated by men, with women making up a small percentage of pilots globally. But this is changing, as more and more women are breaking barriers and pursuing their dream of flying. However, the journey to becoming a female pilot is not without its challenges. From balancing family life […]

U.S. NOTAM System Failure Grounds Flights Across the Country

As of yesterday evening, at 2028Z (20:28 Zulu, or UTC), a nationwide system failure has caused flights across the United States to be grounded. The system in question is the Notice to Air Missions System (NOTAM) system, which is a vital component of flight operations. In this article, we will examine the details of this […]

Aisle or Window Seat?

Flying for the first time and confused about which is the best for you, the aisle or window seat? Do not worry, my friend; I am here to help you. First, Let’s see the pros and cons of aisle and window seats, and then you can decide for yourself. Aisle Seat: Pros and Cons Some […]

Airbus Reports Successful Year in 2022 with Increased Deliveries and Strong New Orders

Airbus, the European aerospace giant, had a successful year in 2022, delivering 661 commercial aircraft to 84 customers and registering 1,078 gross new orders. Despite facing challenges in the operating environment, the company was able to increase its deliveries by 8 percent compared to the previous year. Guillaume Faury, Airbus Chief Executive Officer, acknowledged the […]

Why are the wings of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner curved?

Why Are the Wings of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner Curved?

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a marvel of modern engineering, known for its sleek design, advanced technology, and unparalleled flying experience. But among all its features, one that stands out the most is its unique wing design. The gentle curve of its wings is not just a cosmetic touch but a result of years of […]

Saudi Arabia’s New Mega Airport: The King Salman International Airport

Saudi Arabia’s capital city, Riyadh, is set to receive a major upgrade in the form of a new mega airport. The plans for the King Salman International Airport (KSIA) were recently announced by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and they include the construction of a facility that will be able to handle up to 150 […]

Exploring the Benefits and Challenges of Advanced Self-Service Technology in Aviation

Advanced self-service in aviation is an emerging technology that offers a number of benefits to both passengers and airlines. It has the potential to significantly reduce the costs of air travel while delivering an enhanced experience for passengers. In this article, we will explore the potential advantages of advanced self-service technology in aviation, detail the […]

Understanding and Overcoming Aerophobia: Tips and Strategies for Fear of Flying

Have you ever boarded a plane and found yourself wondering, ‘how on earth does this massive metal machine stay up in the air?’ You’re not alone! Many people, including fearful flyers (Aerophobia), have the same concern when soaring high above the ground. For many, the thought of boarding an airplane fills them with a sense […]


Emirates Retrofit Program: First A380 Enters Service

Emirates has put its first refurbished Airbus A380 back into service. The airline’s $2 billion program (“Emirates Retrofit Program”) to update 120 A380s and 777-300ERs is expected to be finished in 2025. The first out of 120 aircraft that have undergone retrofitting has entered service today (06/01/2023) after undergoing extensive interior refurbishment. The fully renovated […]

Ground Handling: Essential Services for Safe and Efficient Flights in Egypt and Beyond

Ground handling is a crucial aspect of the aviation industry, responsible for a wide range of services that facilitate the smooth operation of flights and the comfort of passengers. From welcoming travelers at the airport and verifying their identities to loading and unloading baggage and conducting security checks, ground handling staff play a vital role […]

Discover the Airbus A321 XLR: A Next-Generation Airbus Aircraft Coming Soon to Skies!

Almost as soon as an aircraft manufacturer releases an aircraft, there is always one question. What will the next one be? With Boeing, it’s the much-awaited Boeing 777X, and with Airbus, it’s the A321 XLR. Airbus seems to be catering to airlines that don’t have enough demand on long-haul routes to operate entire wide-body aircraft […]

New Year’s Predictions: What Can We Expect from Aviation in 2023?

These last three years have possibly been the worst humans have faced in a while. We’ve had a global pandemic, climate change becoming increasingly evident, deaths of monarchs, changes of leaders, protests, movements, stock market crashes, and the list goes on and on. But how do these affect what aviation in 2023 will be? The […]

Which Website Should I Book My Flight With?

Picture this, and you’re about to go on a holiday of a lifetime with some friends. You type in “cheap flights” into the search bar, and millions of sites pop up. Of course, you could click on the first few options and compare, but that’s lengthy, and you wouldn’t know which one is scamming you […]

Happy New Year

Happy New Year Avgeeks!

Happy New Year, aviation enthusiasts! As we start off this new year, it’s a great time to reflect on the past and look forward to the future. The aviation industry has faced its share of challenges in the past year, but we’ve also seen some incredible achievements and innovations. As we move forward, we can […]

Life-Saving Technology: The F-35B’s Automatic Ejection System

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is arguably the most advanced jet ever. With countless systems to sensors onboard, the F-35 is alone at the top and usually gets lonely at the top. The F-35B variant is the most advanced of the F-35 lineup. The F-35B type, explicitly built for the Marine Corps, could break […]