Stopping En Route: Inside Ethiopian Airlines’ European Services

Ethiopian Airlines’ European network is comprehensive, covering 15 destinations in February. The B787-9 is the most widely deployed aircraft, relegating the A350-900 to second place. Carrier operation in Europe revolves around a single station, reflecting insufficient demand but allowing higher frequencies. Day layovers on the grounds help strengthen connectivity across Africa. B787-8 (pictured here) is … Read more

DHL Express ends Bergamo, Italy operations

DHL has ordered nine B767-300 (BCF) aircraft. 15.11.2021 – 08:33 UTC DHL Express has ordered nine additional B767-300 (ERBCF) aircraft from Boeing (BOE, Chicago O’Hare). A statement issued during the ongoing Dubai Airshow said that the wide-body cargo aircraft will be used to support the growth of the fleet of the transcontinental transport and logistics … Read more

Jet2 Sees Huge Demand For Ski Holiday Flights Over Easter

British entertainment company Jet2 said it had seen a huge rise in bookings for Easter ski destinations. After responding to news last week that France will reopen its borders to vaccinated British travelers, the airline has added several outbound flights to Geneva, Switzerland, from five British airports. Moreover, Jet2 will restore services to three airports … Read more

South African firm inks revised offer for Air Namibia estate

FlyWestair changed its name to FlyNamibia 03.11.2021 – 09:35 UTC FlyWestair (WV, Windhoek Eros) is rebranding to FlyNamibia effective November 2, 2021, to “better reflect its role as a trusted Namibia carrier” – the airline announced. The airline is the only active scheduled operator in South Africa at the moment following the demise of the … Read more

A Brief History Of The De Havilland Canada Dash 7

While most people are quite familiar with the regional twin-turbo engine known as the Dash 8, they may not be familiar with the Dash 7 all-wheel drive engine. No longer built, the type first flew in 1975 with production ending in 1988. Let’s take a look Look at this small and rugged plane. The DeHavilland … Read more

What Happened To North American Airlines?

North American Airlines was founded in the late 1980s before beginning operations in January 1990. Headquartered in Peachtree, Georgia, with a base in Tampa, Florida, it became a reputable leasing company and one-stop leasing provider during the 1990s and more. From the 2000s before closing. Israel Aircraft Industries, Omni Air, and Wings Aviation have taken … Read more

Why Flying Cargo Can Be A First Class Aviation Job

Flying cargo is often overlooked by pilots when plotting their careers. Many start their flying careers flying cargo to clock up some hours before shifting to passenger airlines. But cargo industry aviation insiders say flying cargo over the long term can be a smart choice. Pilots often overlook the benefits of spending their working life … Read more