China puts 12 new airports into service

Since work on airports resumed this March in China, the country has put in service a total of 12 airports. This is what the CAAC (Civil Aviation Administration of China) announced during a press-briefing on Thursday. A 13th airport, Ankang Fuqiang Aiport in Shaanxi province, is set to open in October, while the construction of […]

Boeing looses $2.4 billion in Q2

Boeing has reported a $2.4 billion loss in Q2. The plane manufacturer has decided to slow down the production rate of its 787 and 777/777X programs to 6 787s per month and 2 777s/777Xs combined per month as of 2021. On the other hand, production rate of the 767 and 747 will not change. Boeing […]

60 737 MAX orders were cancelled in June

A total of 60 737 MAX orders were cancelled in June. Romanian low-cost carrier Blue Air cancelled 6, whereas jet plane lessors BOC Aviation, Avolon and ACG cancelled 30, 17 and 5 respectively. The other 2 orders that were cancelled belonged to unidentified customers. For the 1st half of this year (January to June), Boeing […]

Wizz Air takes legal action against Ryanair over Buzz

Wizz Air has taken legal action against Ryanair over the name of its Polish subsidiary, Buzz, declaring the name “Buzz” is similar to “Wizz”. As an interim injunction, a Hungarian court has decided to Buzz’s operation in Hungary, where Wizz is based, but Ryanair has announced that it would appeal against this. The suspension of […]

Norwegian cancels 737 MAX and 787-9 orders

Norwegian Air Shuttle has canceled its orders for 92 Boeing 737 MAX and 5 787-9s. These aircraft have been having recurring engine failures, and is why the airline is in discussions with Boeing for a compensation. The weak reputation of the 737 MAX and the repeated failure of the 787-9s Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines led […]

737 MAX recertification flights have begun today

The flights that are being conducted to see if the 737 MAX can be recertified have begun today. Normally, the process should take 3 days. Boeing has already completed over 1000 test and production flights to ensure that the aircraft is airworthy. The recertification flights will take place over Washington State in the USA and […]

X-59 supersonic jet tests to begin next year

NASA and Lockheed Martin are to begin tests for the new X-59 supersonic jet in autumn of next year. The team developing the aircraft has announced that it cannot be sure that it will meet its “low-boom” goals until the aircraft actually breaks the sound barrier. All experimental aircraft projects tried out and created by […]

Air Canada has retired all its Boeing 767s

On the 2nd of June, Air Canada flew its final Boeing 767, a -300ER, from Monreal-Trudeau Airport to Toronto-Pearson International Airport. This marks the end of a 37-year journey between the airline and the plane model. The Boeing 767-300ER (as well as the -200ER) was brought in in the 80s and 90s to replace Air […]

Images of the Boeing 777x:

As everybody knows, the Boeing 777x is a beautiful plane. It has foldable wings, a stunning interior and is simply luxurious. I don’t know how much a flight on it would cost! Here are some images of the Boeing 777x: Thank you for looking at these images. If you wish to comment about them and […]

Boeing reveals Australian-made military aircraft

Boeing has revealed the 1st of 3 prototypes of its Australian-made Loyal Wingman program, the 1st military aircraft to be designed, manufactured and engineered in Australia for over 50 years. The Prime Minister (an important political function, the Prime Minister is usually the political leader of a country) of Australia, Scott Morrison, has announced : […]