Hans Airways A330
News

UK Startup Hans Airways to lease Spanish A330

UK start-up airline Hans Airways has signed a letter of intent to lease an Airbus A330 aircraft from Spanish airline, Air Europa as it seeks to launch flights this year. Hans Airways is currently in the process of obtaining an Air Operators Certificate (AOC) from the Civil Aviation Authority and [read more]

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Military

RAF takes delivery of final P-8A Poseidon

The Royal Air Force (RAF) took delivery of the last of 9 Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft at RAF Lossiemouth yesterday completing the deliveries of the type. Known in the UK as Poseidon MRA1, the submarine-hunting aircraft is based on the Boeing 737 airliner and replaces the capability previously carried out [read more]

Iraqi Airways A220-300 YI-ARE (Image: Airbus)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Iraqi Airways gets first A220 (via Manchester)

Iraqi Airways has officially taken delivery of its first Airbus A220 aircraft, the first of five it has on order. The aircraft, A220-300 YI-ARE, was delivered to Baghdad, Iraq on Friday 7th January from the Airbus assembly line in Mirabel Canada, stopping off at Manchester Airport in the early hours [read more]

The Pregnant Guppy
Cargo

Feature: The Guppies of the air

In the tumultuous era of the Space Race, NASA found itself with the ever-growing problem of transportation. With large pieces of equipment needing moving from factories to the launch pad, transport methods were slow and cumbersome. Through the Fifties, NASA would have to transport its machinery via land and/or sea [read more]