The world's new airplanes this year

The World’s New Airplanes In 2017

The World’s New Airplanes In 2017 2017 will bring an unusually large range of new airplanes. Take a look and pick the one that you like the most. A330neo: Airbus is expected to fly its A330neo next year. Neo stands for “new engine option.” A330neo is a truly modern aircraft that shares the values of […]

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Interesting Facts About Planes And Flying

10 Interesting Facts About Planes And Flying

10 Interesting Facts About Planes And Flying The world of commercial aviation is still a complex and mysterious place. There are many odd things about flying that most passengers don’t know. Here are some things you might want to know. 1. Airplanes are lighting-proof – it’s totally understandable that there are some who couldn’t help […]

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Bombardier Delivers First CS300 to Air Baltic

Bombardier Delivers First CS300 to Air Baltic

Bombardier Delivers First CS300 to Air Baltic Bombardier celebrated the delivery of the first CS300 narrowbody to Latvian flag carrier Air Baltic during a ceremony held in Montreal on November 28. The CS300 is the larger variant of Bombardier’s all new C Series aircraft. It is designed to carry between 130 and 150 passengers. The […]

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How to Survive A Plane Crash

How to Survive A Plane Crash

How to Survive A Plane Crash How to survive a plane crash? Well, you can be lucky. Or you can take matters into your own hands. The study found that a third of those who died on a plane – smoke and fire accounted for most deaths – would almost certainly have survived if they’d taken […]

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Inside a Hijack: The Story Of Neerja Bhanot

Inside a Hijack: The Story Of Neerja Bhanot On the morning of September 5, 1986, Pan Am Flight 73 landed in Karachi. It had arrived from Mumbai and would have departed for Frankfurt and then to New York City. The flight was carrying, among members of other nationalities, Indians, Germans, Americans, and Pakistanis. Unfortunately, the […]

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The Glory of The Pilot

What is The Glory of The Pilot?

What is The “Glory of The Pilot”? Have you ever been flying over a cloud deck and noticed a rainbow halo around the shadow of your airplane? Besides being pretty to look at, this ring-shaped rainbow – called a pilot’s halo or glory of the pilot because we’re usually the only ones who get to see […]

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water cannon salute

Trump’s Plane Gets Water Cannon Salute

Trump’s Plane Gets Water Cannon Salute US president-elect Donald Trump has been honored with a water cannon salute at New York’s LaGuardia airport. Two emergency fire trucks sprayed water in the air over the President-elect Donald Trump’s plane. This flight marked the first time the plane was used to transport Trump after he was elected. But it’s […]

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Retired Airplanes

Here’s Where Airplanes Go When They’re Retired

Here’s Where Airplanes Go When They’re Retired Airplanes can’t fly forever, so what happens when they’re retired? Many of them make a final flight to a disassembly specialist like Air Salvage International to be broken up for recycling or transport to a landfill. So if you want to be technical about it, you might say that all planes […]

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Airplane Windows

This Is Why Plane Windows Don’t Match The Seats

This Is Why Plane Windows Don’t Match The Seats For air passengers who love to look at the wide blue sky, few things are more frustrating than finding your carefully selected window seat and realising there’s no window next to it. It seems that in every few rows on a commercial jet, the windows don’t quite […]

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Aircraft bursts into flames

Shocking Footage: Five Dead After Aircraft Crashes

Shocking Footage: Five Dead After Aircraft Crashes Five people died this morning after the aircraft they were flying in crashed shortly after take-off in Luqa at around 7.20am. The aircraft carrying two pilots and three French intelligence officers crashed just outside Malta International Airport on Monday. The flight was part of a French surveillance operation, launched five months ago, […]

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