Commercial Aviation

  • Thai Airways orders additional 787-9s

    Thai Airways orders additional 787-9s

    Boeing and Thai Airways have announced that the flagship carrier has placed an order for additional 45 Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The move comes as Thai Airways seeks to modernize and expand its widebody fleet and international network. Opting for the 787-9 variant aligns with the airline’s long-term strategy to rejuvenate its fleet with more fuel-efficient…

  • Embraer E195 – Testament to Safety

    Embraer E195 – Testament to Safety

    Since its inception, the Embraer E195 has earned a reputation as a reliable and safe aircraft, serving as a workhorse for airlines around the world. From its maiden flight to its continued operation in commercial fleets, the E195 has demonstrated a commitment to passenger safety and operational excellence. The Embraer E195, part of the E-Jet…

  • Sustainable Aviation Fuels – The Path to Greener Skies

    Sustainable Aviation Fuels – The Path to Greener Skies

    In recent years, the aviation industry has been making significant strides towards sustainability, driven by government regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. One promising avenue for achieving this goal is the development and adoption of sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs), renewable alternatives to traditional jet fuels derived from fossil sources. As airlines, manufacturers, and governments increasingly…

  • NVIDIA AI Reshaping Aviation

    NVIDIA AI Reshaping Aviation

    Not only since the release of ChatGPT, artificial intelligence (AI) has become an important technology that is going to reshape the future of various industries, including aviation. Company NVIDIA, originally known of their gaming graphic cards, has become a major player in the field since their processors and platforms are perfect for supporting complex and…

  • Boeing 777-300ER – Mastering the Skies

    Boeing 777-300ER – Mastering the Skies

    In the world of commercial aviation, few aircraft command as much respect and admiration as the Boeing 777-300ER. With its impressive size, range, and performance capabilities, the 777-300ER has become a cornerstone of long-haul travel for airlines around the globe. We delve into the remarkable features and enduring legacy of this iconic wide-body jetliner. The…

  • Atlas Air in the Spotlight

    Atlas Air in the Spotlight

    In the dynamic world of aviation, Atlas Air stands out as a leader in air cargo transportation and aviation services. With a diverse fleet of aircraft and a global network of operations, Atlas Air plays a vital role in the global supply chain, delivering goods and resources to destinations around the world. In this article,…

  • Air Greenland Chief Pilot Talks about Airbus A330

    Air Greenland Chief Pilot Talks about Airbus A330

    Aviationtag, famous for upcycling retired aircraft skin into unique, collectible aviation-themed tags, has posted an interesting interview with Air Greenland Chief Pilot. His exprience, what it means to fly for Air Greenland and in particular the Airbus A330. Aviationtag recently exclusively offered their products made from Air Greenland Airbus A330-200 OY-GRN “Norsaq” (MSN 230), that…

  • Pan American World Airways: A Definitive History

    Pan American World Airways: A Definitive History

    Pan American World Airways, commonly known as Pan Am, holds a legendary status in the annals of aviation history. Established in 1927, Pan Am pioneered numerous innovations in commercial air travel and played a pivotal role in shaping the modern airline industry. This article provides a detailed exploration of Pan Am’s rich history, from its…

  • Tracing the Evolution of the Concorde

    Tracing the Evolution of the Concorde

    The Concorde, a collaborative endeavor between British and French aviation industries, symbolizes the zenith of aerospace engineering in the 20th century. This article endeavors to trace its remarkable journey from conception to cessation, illuminating the scientific, economic, and cultural impact of this iconic aircraft. The origins of the Concorde can be traced back to the…

  • Video – Boeing 777X First Flight incl. Wing Fold

    Video – Boeing 777X First Flight incl. Wing Fold

    The new Boeing 777X took off at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, for a three hour, 51 minute flight over Washington state before landing at Seattle’s Boeing Field. Capt. Chaney and Boeing Chief Pilot Craig Bomben worked through a detailed test plan to exercise the airplane’s systems and structures while the test team in Seattle…

  • Turkish Airlines moving to new Istanbul Airport – All the Details

    Turkish Airlines moving to new Istanbul Airport – All the Details

    In just a few days Turkish Airlines will conduct one of the biggest moving operation in global aviation history. The flag carrier of Turkey will move to the new Istanbul Airport beginning of April 5 at 03:00 AM. As the greatest airport project of the world, the first stage of the move towards Istanbul Airport…

  • The final frontier of aviation: ultra-long distance travel at speed

    A new exploration of the world’s fastest private jets by Air Charter Service (ACS) has the Cessna Citation X+ sneaking into pole position at 0.935 Mach – that’s a hairsbreadth off supersonic speed. But this fast plane is unlikely to hold its position for long. There is a revolution taking place in aviation that will…

  • News – Meet the Airbus A220

    News – Meet the Airbus A220

    In a surprising move, Airbus has revealed the renaming of the former Bombardier C Series (CS100 and CS300) to Airbus A220-100 and A220-300. The aircraft are fully optimized for the 100 to 150 seat market and perfectly complement Airbus’ existing best-selling A320neo family. “Everyone at Airbus has been looking forward to this historic moment. Today,…

  • Boeing announces Partnership with Embraer

    Boeing announces Partnership with Embraer

    Just five days after the Airbus-Bombardier C-Series partnership came into effect, rival Boaing has announced that they are taking over 100% of Embraer’s commercial aircraft operations. In October 2017 Airbus purchased a 50.01% majority stake in the Bombardier CSeries program. As part of the deal, Bombardier retained a 31% stake in the aircraft and Investissement…

  • Impressions of the New Lufthansa Brand Design

    Impressions of the New Lufthansa Brand Design

    Lufthansa has revealed its new, modernized brand image to customers and employees at two major events at the Frankfurt and Munich hubs. The most visible change is the new aircraft livery. The familiar blue-yellow color combination of Lufthansa will be retained – but the use of these primary colors has been redefined. The blue specially…

  • Sky Airline: Why operating in other LATAM countries seems inevitable

    Sky Airline: Why operating in other LATAM countries seems inevitable

    The norm when a market has reached its peak is to look elsewhere. Especially in aviation, when the move can be financially justified in the long term, expanding to foreign markets in a same region is the next step when thinking globally down the runway. It’s a step Chilean low-cost carrier Sky Airline is willing…

  • How cryptocurrencies are changing private jet travel

    How cryptocurrencies are changing private jet travel

    For private jet passengers, time and reliability are paramount when booking a flight. Flexibility and safety is also within the coveted traits of this market. During the past few months, a new payment method, the cryptocurrencies, have propelled this market to new heights, granting clients with a swifter, secure and universal transaction system. Speed and…

  • Iran Air takes delivery of its first new Aircraft since decades

    As part of an ambitious fleet renewal program, Iran Air has taken delivery of its first new, modern aircraft – an Airbus A321. Decades of sanctions by US and EU had forced the airline to keep operating their old aircraft, like 8 Airbus A300 (37 years old), 2 A310, 21 year old A320, and 27…

  • First Boeing 737 MAX 8 – What is new?

    First Boeing 737 MAX 8 – What is new?

    This week Boeing celebrated the completion of the first 737 MAX 8. The freshly painted 737 MAX 8, named the Spirit of Renton, will undergo pre-flight preparation in the factory before departing for Renton Field to continue flight test readiness. The airplane is on track for first flight in early 2016. With the second and…

  • KLM Unboxing the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

    The latest trend in online videos is the so-called unboxing videos. In these videos people show how they unpack their newest, sexiest gadgets. Smart phones, smart watches, tablets, game consoles, you name it. The whole world watches how someone unpacks his or her latest purchase. To introduce the newest member of the KLM fleet, DDB…

  • Emirates Press Conference – “Big three US Carriers playing with dirty hands” (Video)

    This week, Sir Tim Clark, President of Emirates Airline, has held a press conference to response to allegations of subsidy and unfair competition leveled by the “big three” US legacy carriers – Delta, United and American Airlines. The video below features Clark’s media conference in Washington DC, following meetings where an Emirates delegation briefed officials…