Flyr Boeing 737 Max 8 (Image: OsloPlaneSpotting/Wikimedia/CC BY-SA 4.0)
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Norwegian low-cost carrier Flyr collapses

Oslo, Norway-based low-cost carrier has ceased trading after failing to secure backing for its new financial plan leaving the board with no viable alternatives. The airline was set up in 2020 by Erik G. Braathen who previously ran Braathens before its subsequent collapse in 2004. Flyr operated flights to two [read more]

United Airlines Boeing 777 (File Image)

US Flights resume after FAA computer outage

Flights are now resuming after a computer outage with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) caused a nationwide grounding of flights from US airports. American Airlines and United both confirmed to passengers waiting for flights that there was a nationwide system outage and as a result, they have delayed departures. American [read more]

ATR-72-600 Maldivian
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ATR delivers first Maldivian ATR72-600

Toulouse-based airframer ATR has delivered the first of three ATR aircraft to Maldivian, the national airline of the Maldives. The ATR 72-600 is the first of two -600 ordered by the airliner and in addition to an ATR42-600 which was also ordered. The new aircraft are equipped with the latest [read more]

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Finnair to return to Japan with easy UK connections

Finnish flag carrier Finnair (AY/FIN) is restarting flights from Helsinki to Osaka, Japan in 2023 as the demand increases on Asian routes post-pandemic. The flight times have been designed with easy onward connections to London Heathrow, Manchester and Dublin and passengers can choose from three weekly flights from Helsinki to [read more]

Northrop Grumman B21 Raider
Military aviation news

First Look: Northrop Grumman unveils B-21 Raider

Northrop Grumman unveiled the B-21 Raider, named after the Dolittle raids in Japan, which is designed to deliver both conventional and nuclear weapons in a system unmatched by any other bomber today. The 6th Generation bomber has an unmatched range and a radar signature that makes it almost impossible to [read more]