With the current headlines in the news where COVID19 cases are still high and new variants keep expanding, […]
On Tuesday, United Airlines announced the purchase of 270 aircraft from Boeing and Airbus – 200 Boeing 737 […]
Long haul flights currently have up to four pilots Currently, all commercial flights have from two to four […]
The feud over Airbus and Boeing is one of the longest-running battles in WTO(World Trade Organisation) history. It […]
Brief history (B747) After the introduction of the 707 in 1958, Pan Am wanted a jet two and half times its […]
A word that gathers a lot of conditions that an aircraft must meet. An official definition does not […]
Have you ever wondered about the possibility of suffering trauma or a pathology while flying? Almost everyone has […]
In 2015, Boeing determined the market was large enough to launch a new design. In 2017, multiple airlines […]
The growth of air cargo, especially for e-commerce, implies a need for more than 1,500 aircrafts to be converted from Passenger to Freighter(P2F).
The Covid-19 pandemic has hit a severe blow to the economy worldwide and none has been hit as […]
What is hydrogen aircraft? A hydrogen aircraft is an airplane that uses hydrogen as a power source. Hydrogen can either be burned in […]
WHY DO BIRDS FLY IN FORMATION? First, it conserves their energy. Each bird flies slightly above the bird […]
A Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft is one that can hover, take-off and land vertically. This classification includes a variety of […]
Flying over the atlantic and suddenly you go, ”What would happen if one of the engines fails?”. Just […]
Airbus Beluga The Airbus A300-600ST (Super Transporter), or Beluga, is a modified version of the standard A300-600 widebody […]
Airbus and Boeing prevail possessing a vast noteworthiness under competitive airline manufacturing industry around the globe. The duopoly […]
Emirates claims the title of the World’s Best Airline. Fittingly, the First Class cabin on Emirates Airlines is nonetheless a prestigious and luxurious flying experience – even being called the “hotel in the sky”. Emirates continues to surprise us in every way possible. From complete entertainment systems and gourmet meals to spas at 30,000 ft., what would you say? Luxurious or outrageous?
Have you ever wondered which type of aircraft you were going to be flying on when travelling? Were you going to fly on a relatively large plane or a small one? The answer depends on the type of route you were travelling on. Aircraft are specifically designed to operate routes of a certain distance, so the plane that you would be flying on would typically be a plane designed to fly that type of route. In this article, we will be taking a look at which planes are usually used for short, medium, and long haul commercial flights.
The wings are the most relevant parts of an airplane. They maintain the flight by the reaction forces […]
The Airbus A320 family has undoubtedly a wide range of members, visible at any airport. Some of us […]
As known, ATA stands for “Air Transport Association”, an American organization. But when talking about it now, ATA […]
Introduction & History Since the starting days of aviation, the technology has improved and new records were often […]
“This is the Captain” the captain’s voice said over the intercom, “Brace for impact!”. A hush fell over the passengers. They thought they were going to die as the flight attendants were screaming: “Brace! Brace! Brace! Heads down! Stay down!”
The earth is always pulling us to its centre with its gravity, a force to which all bodies on the planet are subjected to. In the beginning of the space program of United States, reduced gravity was an important matter on the general body behavior, making this study as a key on space exploration and transportation, and a capability of testing the personnel and equipment.
Last Thursday on December 17th, 2020, a Spirit Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Baltimore skid off the […]
Emirates has recently welcomed their first of the three Airbus A380’s which will be joining up with the carrier’s operations this month. One of them will be featuring the premium economy product. Carriers within the Gulf region have been famous for not being fans of having premium economy seats on their aircraft, instead, they prefer standard economy throughout as they move towards business class and first-class.
In today’s article, we will talk about one of the most wonderful moments in aviation. Lean back, fasten […]
We all wonder how a plane could fly if an engine fails, but it is more worrying if […]
In November 2003, Baghdad airport was the home to American troops in Iraq. The US Air force flew in daily to supply the troops and help at its best to help rebuild the country. Around and outside the airport are terrorists therefore Apache helicopters are deployed full time to check and eliminate any kind of threats.
White, the colour of most planes are painted. When looking at a ramp at an airport, the fact is clearly evident. The reason airlines choose this is because of several factors ranging from the cost to operational conditions.
During the night of 20th of March of 2009, An Airbus A340 was to fly out of Melbourne to Dubai with 275 people on board. The flight was to depart Melbourne at 10:25 local time and the flight time was 14hrs 8mins. As the crew prepared for departure, the pilots were busy in the cockpit preparing the plane for departure.
The A321 is a member of the A320 family of narrow-bodied, commercial passenger jet airliner with two engines. This specific type of aircraft was launched in 1994 after the A320 and carries 185-265 passengers. It has a common rating with all other A320’s made…..let us know how this plane is winning.
The Airbus A318 is the smallest aircraft of the A320 family, dubbed “the baby bus” it never sold as well as other variants of the A320 family.With British Airways retiring their one and only aircraft, that previously operated an exclusive business class service out of London city airport to New York’s JFK as BA1 (Using the flight number once used for Concorde flights to JFK), it is becoming harder to travel on the A318. So today we are going to be taking a look at the airlines that still operate the aircraft.
Along with the announcement of the €15 billon aid package for the French aviation sector, the French government has revealed that it will be heavily backing the development of a “zero carbon” aircraft.
A replacement for the A320 by 2030
Working towards a carbon neutral aircraft will be a challenge for France and Airbus. However, it won’t launch as a carbon neutral aircraft. It is expected that the complete A320 family will be reworked and relaunched.