Russia’s Mi-38 receives full airworthiness certification from FATA

Russia’s latest helicopter pride, the Mi-38, received a huge boost by obtaining full airworthiness certification from its local authority. The certification by the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) has, thus, opened the doors for Rostec State Corporation to aggressively market the rotorcraft worldwide. Rostec subsidiary Russian Helicopters director-general Andrey Boginsky said that several firm ordersRead More

Chinese Airlines uses AI to improve customer experience

In a business that receives around 1 million complaints a year, the ability to handle large amounts of information is critical. That is why state-owned China Eastern Airlines is now using AI to improve the customer experience, using the technology’s ability to handle huge amounts of data to tailor its services for individual consumers. TheRead More

India’s moon mission part ways as it prepared for its first touchdown on moon

The two halves of India’s moon mission have parted ways in preparation for the tensest moment of the entire endeavor. At the beginning of September, the Chandrayaan-2 mission split into two separate spacecraft: an orbiter that will circle the moon’s poles for about a year and a lander that will, later this week, attempt India’sRead More

UAE Space Agency to cultivate palm trees on Mars

In another first, UAE Space Agency is planning to cultivate palm trees on Mars. During the 6th Liwa Ajman Dates and Honey Festival 2019, which concluded on Sunday, the UAE Space Agency highlighted the possibility of cultivating palm trees on Mars. The agency’s plan is to send palm tree seeds to the International Space Agency,Read More

Indian female pilot makes history by flying solo transatlantic flight

Mumbai girl Aarohi Pandit, currently on a global flight in a small plane, recently created history by becoming the first woman pilot to cross both Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean solo in a Light Sports Aircraft. Flying from Alaska’s Unalakleet city across the Pacific Ocean’s Bering Sea, she landed safely at the Anadyr Airport inRead More

Emirati women take lead in UAE space sector

Emirati woman make up 45 percent of the UAE’s space sector workforce, which reaffirms the government’s commitment to encourage a more diverse career path for Emirati women, said Dr. Mohamed Nasser Al Ahbabi, Director-General of the Emirates Space Agency (ESA). Speaking to the Emirates News Agency WAM on the occasion of Emirati Women’s Day, whichRead More

Avia Solutions Group, HNCA sign an agreement to establish BAA Training China

Avia Solutions Group, a global aviation aviation-servicing holding and Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA) signed a Joint Venture agreement, which marks the start of establishment of new entity BAA Training China. Being a part of Avia Solutions Group, BAA Training together with HNCA will operate a commercial aircraft aviation-training center in ZhengzhouRead More

Insight Aviation to train IndiGo pilots to meet the growing demand of flight crew

IndiGo said recently that it has appointed the Insight Aviation to select and train pilots under its cadet pilot program, which is designed and aimed at meeting the airlines growing demand for the flight crew amid its aircraft growing fleet. Under the tie-up, selected cadets will undergo a rigorous three-month ground schooling at Insight AviationsRead More

CAE enters into a strategic partnership with DAC

CAE made an announcement recently that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Directional Aviation Capital (DAC), one of the largest, fastest growing, and most innovative corporate aviation service companies globally. As part of this transaction, CAE will form a joint venture with DAC’s affiliate, Volo Sicuro, LLC and acquire for approximately US$85 millionRead More

Porter Airlines takes its operations up a notch with paperless maintenance

Porter Airlines has taken its maintenance operations paperless by implementing RAAS maintenance and engineering software from Aviation InterTec Services (AIS). The carrier is the first to receive approval from Transport Canada (TC) to use the software for paperless maintenance records management. According to Eric Hansen, CEO of AIS, most of its Canadian customers are usingRead More