Category: Civil

VIETJET ORDERS 100 EXTRA BOEING 737 MAX JETS

VietJet Boeing 737 MAX

HANOI – The Vietnamese low-cost carrier VietJet has finally signed a huge order for Boeing last week on February 27, 2019. The airline is purchasing an extra 100 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. In 2016, the company ordered the same number of aircraft. The deal – signed in the presence of U.S. President Donald Trump and

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LAUDAMOTION AIRBUS A320 ABORTS TAKE OFF DUE TO ENGINE ISSUES

Laudamotion A320

LONDON – On Friday evening March 1, 2019 a Laudamotion Airbus A320-200 with registration OE-LOA, was accelerating for takeoff from London Stansted Airport’s runway 22 when the crew had to abort take off after a loud bang was heard at one of the engines. The aircraft stopped about 270 meters/890 feet down the runway. The

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THE CONCORDE’S FIRST FLIGHT – 50 YEARS AGO

British Airways Concorde (G-BOAC)

TOULOUSE – Today, exactly 50 years ago – on March 2, 1969 – the Concorde took off for the first time. The Concorde was a technological marvel, an airliner that could fly more than twice the speed of sound at altitudes that brush the air of space. Flying Supersonic was seen as the future in

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THIRD BRITISH AIRWAYS RETRO LIVERY WILL FEATURE THE ICONIC LANDOR LIVERY ON B747

British_Airways_Boeing_747-236B_Landor Livery

LONDON – British Airways has revealed the third design in its series of historic liveries to mark the airline’s centenary. The iconic Landor livery will be painted on a Boeing 747. The Boeing 747-400 – with registration G-BNLY – entered the IAC paint bay at Dublin Airport earlier this week where it will be repainted

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BRITISH AIRWAYS WILL REPLACE ITS 747 WITH THE BOEING 777X

British Airways Boeing 777X

LONDON – British Airways has confirmed that they will replace its fleet of Boeing 747s by the new Boeing 777X. According to Boeing, British Airways will purchase 18 aircaft of the 777-9 model with an option for 24 more. The deal could reach $ 18.6 billion, although this is a purchase commitment and not yet

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