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Latvian civil aviation renewed records

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Feb 2020

Latvian civil aviation renewed records

The market of Latvian civil aviation – the biggest in production performance among Baltic states – continues to develop. The main players of this market are two passenger airline companies – Air Baltic and Smart Lynx and also Riga Capital Airport demonstrated positive dynamics during previous year. Taking into consideration that population of Latvia in 2019 made about 1,9 million people their data do impress….

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Britain aviation plans to refuse traditional fuel in 30 years

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Feb 2020

Britain aviation plans to refuse traditional fuel in 30 years

Britain aviation industry plans to combine economic growth with ecological measures. According to new strategy Sustainable Aviation is going to reach zero emissions to 2050, increasing at the same time number of flights by 70%. Ecologists doubt about success of such plan and consider that without flights’ reduction climatic progress cannot be reached. As Business Traveler informs, Sustainable Aviation published their Decarbonization Road Map in…

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Experts made rating of the safest airline companies

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Feb 2020

Experts made rating of the safest airline companies

The safest airline companies were estimated according to several factors, including the age of the airplanes. Australian Airline Company Qantas was named the safest in the world. New Zealand airline company Air New Zealand and Taiwanese airline company EVA Air took second and third place correspondingly. Experts estimated airline companies according to number characteristics: the age of the airplanes, number of air crashes and serious…

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Airplane Boeing 777X finished first test flight

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Feb 2020

Airplane Boeing 777X finished first test flight

The airplane spent in the air about four hours. Wide-body airplane Boeing 777X on Saturday, January 25th made first test flight. Broadcast of the take-off and landing was made on the web-site by American corporation Boeing. Flight duration made almost 4 hours, it took place above Washington state. Airplane took off in the airport of Everett city suburbs and landed in the Seattle airport. As…

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Brazil approved merging of Boeing and Embraer companies

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Feb 2020

Brazil approved merging of Boeing and Embraer companies

European Commission is the last instance that has to approve transaction on merging Boeing and Embraer companies to be considered fulfilled. Administrative Council for Economic Defense in Brazil approved merging of American Consortium Boeing and Brazilian aviation company Embraer. As Boeing press-release, published on January 27th, informs now European Commission is the last regulating instance that has to approve transaction so it can acquire legal…

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Woman was allowed to the airplane on a baby’s passport

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Feb 2020

Woman was allowed to the airplane on a baby’s passport

Woman managed to get to international flight on a baby’s passport – Independent informs. 33 years old Lenesha Riley was going to fly to Berlin from London airport Luton with the airplane of EasyJet airline company. When going to airport woman mixed up passports and occasionally took with her the document of her little son James. Not the Customs control in Luton not the personnel…

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Unmanned passenger airplane passed the tests successfully

29

Jan 2020

Unmanned passenger airplane passed the tests successfully

Airbus confirmed that one of their test airplanes took off automatically in the Tolouse-Blagnaq airport in France in December 2019 – informs CNN. European space company conducted series of successful tests in autopilot mode last month. Two test pilots were in the cabin but they haven’t controlled the airplane. According to Airbus unmanned A350-1000 made eight automatic take-offs during 4,5 hours. “We moved the throttle…

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Israeli electric passenger airplane took fire during tests

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Jan 2020

Israeli electric passenger airplane took fire during tests

One of prototypes of the perspective passenger electric airplane Alice, engineered by Israeli company Eviation Aircraft got significant damages as result of the fire that started during testing the airplane systems. As Flightglobal writes, engineers will investigate reasons of the fire in the nearest future and also will estimate damage caused to airplane’s prototype. The fire accident happened in Prescott airport in Arizona where ground…

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Boeing will collapse economy of USA

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Jan 2020

Boeing will collapse economy of USA

Difficulties that American company Boeing faced may collapse economy of the USA. Such hypothesis expressed by Minister of Finance Steven Mnuchin. According to his words country risks to lose up to 0,5% of gross domestic product. The politician’s words are quoted by CNBC. “There are no doubts that situation with Boeing will detain growth of GDP”, – Minister concluded and added that company is the…

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Boeing accumulated full stock of refusals

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Jan 2020

Boeing accumulated full stock of refusals

Number of new orders appeared to be less that cancelled. Boeing Company published data of the airplanes quantity delivered to the Customers in 2019. This data appeared to be the worst for the Company since the end of 2000’s. Besides, number of new orders reduced by 74% till minimum from 2003 – for the first time during 30 years Boeing went into the red of…

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