Norwegian Boeing 737 on Finals to London Gatwick
Civil Aviation

Norway Government will now offer support for Norwegian

The Government of Norway has said it will support and contribute to the capital of Norwegian Air Shuttle just two-months after it refused further support for the struggling carrier. Since then the airline has entered a restructuring process under an “examinership scheme” in Ireland and a “supplementary reconstruction” process in [read more]

Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 PK-CLC (Image: Ikko Haidar Farozy/Wikimedia/CC BY-SA2.0)
Air Safety

Indonesia Plane Crash: All know so far

An Indonesian airliner belonging to local budget airline Sriwijaya Air has crashed off the coast of Indonesia en-route from Jakarta to Pontianak. According to flight data, the aircraft suddenly dropped out of the sky from 10,000ft to sea level in about 60 seconds. The aircraft departed Jakarta at 14:36 local [read more]

Air Safety

Search for missing Boeing 737 in Indonesia

A search is underway for a Boeing 737 that has gone missing after leaving Jakarta. The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 reportedly dropped 10,000ft in 60 seconds before disappearing from radar according to data from Flight tracking apps. Flight SJ182 was flying from Jakarta to Pontianak City with around 50 passengers [read more]

A PIA ATR 72 (PIA/Facebook)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

PIA reaches agreement with Irish Lessor ABRIC to return one ATR early

Dublin based Aircraft Leasing specialist ABRIC has reached a conditional agreement with Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) which allows the airline to return one of its leased ATR aircraft. The agreement will see PIA return an ATR72-500 to ABRIC with the contract being terminated provided PIA meets certain undisclosed conditions. The [read more]

Boeing MQ-25 T1 ARS
Military

Boeing tests automated aerial refuelling store

Boeing has successfully completed the first test of its MQ-25 T1 Automated Aerial Refuelling Store. The 2 1/2 hour test flight was conducted in partnership with the US Navy and was designed to test the aerodynamics of the vehicle using the underwing mounted Cobham Aerial Refuelling System (ARS). The Cobham [read more]