Category: Civil

THE GOVERNMENT OF TAIWAN APPROVES CHINA AIRLINES’ NAME CHANGE

Taiwan Government Approves China Airlines Name Change

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – The Government of Taiwan has approved a name change for its national carrier China Airlines. The airline’s name is causing much confusion as the airline of Taiwan (officially the Republic of China), not of China (officially the People’s Republic of China). The request for the Taiwanese national carrier to change its name

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QANTAS COMPLETES LAST BOEING 747 PASSENGER FLIGHT FROM SYDNEY

Qantas Completes Last Boeing 747 Flight With Passengers From Sydney

SYDNEY – Qantas has retired its Boeing 747 after it first came into service almost half a century ago. Lucky passengers boarded the iconic aircraft for one last time. The last 747 passenger flight departed from Sydney for the last time today. It was the first in a series of 3 farewell flights, allowing Australians

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GERMANY RECEIVES FIRST AIRBUS A350 GOVERNMENT AIRCRAFT

Germany Receives First A350 Government Aircraft

HAMBURG, GERMANY – The first Airbus A350 government aircraft arrived in Hamburg on May 7, 2020 at the VIP & Special Mission Aircraft Services Product Division of Lufthansa Technic AG. The German government will receive its brand new A350 at the end of July. A total of 3 VIP-aircraft were ordered by the German government.

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VIDEO – SUKHOI SUPERJET 100 IMPRESSIVE DEMO AT MAKS 2019 AIRSHOW

Sukhoi Superjet 100 at MAKS Airshow

ZHUKOVSKY, RUSSIA – Due to the ongoing and dreadful corona pandemic, unfortunately many airshows are canceled worldwide this Spring and Summer. We are therefore sharing a lot of awesome and badass airshow moments every weekend in the coming months from the past airshow seasons – especially for our readers to enjoy during these difficult times

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PIPER CHEROKEE MAKES EMERGENCY LANDING ON CANADIAN HIGHWAY

Piper Cherokee makes emergency landing on Canadian Highway

QUEBEC CITY, CANADA – Last week a small Piper Cherokee plane made an emergency landing on a crowded highway near Quebec City in Canada due to a mechanical issue, Montreal’s CTV News reported. In his attempt to land the aircraft on the busy highway, the pilot narrowly avoided cars on the highway and managed to

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