Financially, 2020 will go down as the worst year in the history of aviation, according to Alexandre de Juniac, director general and CEO of the International Air Transport Association. On average, every day this year will add $230 million to industry losses, he said during a webinar on 9 June.
Airbus Helicopters in the UK is exploring future activities to follow on from a four-year research project, in conjunction with Cranfield University, that has shown strong potential for advancing the state-of-the-art in measuring deformation of helicopter rotor blades in the rotating frame. The BladeSense project, a £2 million programme supported
SAA’s business rescue practitioners have had a request for R10 billion bail out refused by the government, a move that could see the airline liquidated. This will have a serious affect on the more than 4 000 employees. At present the staff are on leave unless regarded as essential and
NATO is scaling down military exercises in Europe to curb the spread of the coronavirus, but alliance missions are continuing, including the drawdown of the U.S.-led force in Afghanistan following a peace agreement last month. “Some of our exercises have been modified or cancelled … but our forces remain ready,”
British low cost airline easyJet said it had grounded its entire fleet of over 330 aircraft and had no visibility on when it could restart flights, highlighting the heavy strain on airlines trying to survive to fly again after coronavirus. EasyJet also said on Monday (March 30) that it would
We’ll soon get our first look at the cabin of Virgin Galactic’s suborbital spaceliner. The company will reveal the interior of its six-passenger SpaceShipTwo space plane on July 28 during a live YouTube event that includes a “virtual walkthrough,” Virgin Galactic representatives announced today (July 2). “One of the defining hallmarks of
Zug, Switzerland/30 June 2019. Vertis Aviation, the Switzerland-based bespoke charter specialist, announced today the addition of an elegantly styled Gulfstream G450 to its Vertis Charter Management Programme, VCMP. The aircraft has been added to support increased demand from an emerging new set of clients seeking safe and secure travel options