Here Are The World’s 5 Safest Airlines in 2023

Safety has always been an important factor when choosing an airline and that won’t change in 2023. Fortunately, airline safety and product rating website AirlineRatings.com has announced its annual list of the world’s Top 20 Safest Airlines. Editors analyzed a whopping 385 different carriers and looked at a variety of key factors such as crashes over five years, serious incidents over two years, audits from aviation’s governing bodies and lead associations; fleet age, expert analysis of pilot training and COVID protocols, among others to determine the safest airlines around the world.…

Joint statement on new EU recommendations for travel in China after the Covid-19 outbreak again

Airlines represented by A4E (Airlines for Europe) and IATA (International Air Transport Association), together with airports represented by ACI EUROPE (Airports Council International), lament the recommendation agreed yesterday jointly by EU member states that requires a negative COVID-19 test for passengers travelling between China and the EU. Such a recommendation is at odds with the assessment published by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) on 3 January 20231, which confirms that the current surge of COVID-19 cases in China is not expected to impact the epidemiological situation…

C-5 Galaxy – Here Comes the Superhuman Images of the American “Flying Athlete”!

When introduced in 1970, the C-5 Galaxy became the largest aircraft in the world and remains one of the largest today. Lockheed C-5 Galaxy, one of the largest military transport aircraft in the world today. The first fɩіɡһt was made on June 30, 1968, the C-5 Galaxy continues to be trusted, the US Air foгсe even plans to maintain it until 2040. C-5 Galaxy began service with the US Air foгсe in 1969, it was present in the wars in Vietnam, Iraq, Yugoslavia and Afghanistan. The C-5 Galaxy project began…

A Cessna 172 Flew From California To Hawaii For The First Time For Exactly 18 Hours

Imagine, if you will, the following scenario. You’re on an 18-hour flight. Your seat doesn’t recline. There is no in-flight entertainment. There is no in-flight service. The cabin is not pressurized. You can’t go to the bathroom – because there isn’t one. And you’re the only passenger.  Oh…and you’re the pilot, too.  For Tom Lopes, this scenario played out in a very real way on Saturday. Lopes completed the 2,521-mile journey when he ferried a brand-new Cessna 172 G1000 NXi Skyhawk (reg. N490NW) from Merced Regional Airport (MCE) in Merced, California, to Daniel K. Inouye International…

USA Decides Not To Fly Several F-35 Fighters After Accident On The Texas Runway!

The U.S. military has grounded some F-35 fighter jets after a crash forced a pilot to eject from the Marine Corps version of the aircraft earlier this month in Texas.    An unspecified number of planes are being investigated as part of a Time Compliance Technical Directive (TCTD), issued by the F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) on Tuesday, an official from the office confirmed to The Hill Thursday. The directive recommended “restrictions on a small number of aircraft, which have been evaluated to be of higher risk, from flight operations and…

What’s Happening at CESSNA 172s and What Should We Know About It?

Just about any pilot can tell you about the time they’ve had their first taste of flying. In all likelihood, that first flight might have been in a Cessna 172. The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is a steady workhorse, a top choice for many flight schools, and an amazingly reliable aircraft. It doesn’t use up a lot of fuel, it’s relatively inexpensive to operate, and it’s surprisingly easy to fly. Given all these, on top of its longevity and storied history, many consider the Cessna 172 to be the king of light aircraft.…

Cause Unknown, Four Airbus A340s ‘Disappeared’ Over Iran and Nobody Knows Where

Flight tracking platforms drew public attention this Friday (23) to the flights of four Airbus A340s which took off from Johannesburg/OR Tambo (JNB) in South Africa, in a possible transfer of aircraft to Iran. According to our partner media Aeroin, if confirmed the move could be classified as an evasion of U.S. sanctions. As reported by Twitter profile @Gerjon_, known for monitoring unusual movements on tracking tools and satellite photos, the four aircraft were previously owned by Turkish Airlines, but were retired in early 2019 and returned to its Hong…

Bird Strikes Voe Pass ATR 72 Aircraft in Sao Paulo!

A VoePass ATR-72 collided with a large predator bird on landing at Sao Paulo-Congonhas, resulting in damage to the radome. On Thursday, a Voepass Linhas Aereas (2Z) ATR 72-500 collided with a large predator bird while landing at Sao Paulo Congonhas Airport (CGH) in Brazil. The footage of the incident shows the aircraft suffered some damage due to the bird strike. The ATR-72 with registration PP-PTN was involved in the incident and as seen in footage shared on the internet, the bird that hit the plane remained in the radome part. 2008 built VoePass Linhas Aereas…

Here Is The Family That Travels The World With Their Own Single Engine Aircraft!

They have all given up their jobs to go on the adventure which is set to cost them between $200k and $300k.  A family-of-five is on a 14-month round-the-world holiday flying their own single-engine plane. The Porter family took off in June and has already traveled to the Bahamas, Dominican Republic, US Virgin Islands, and Argentina.  Dad Ian, 59, a real estate developer, mum Michelle, 58, and kids, Samantha, 21, Sydney, 18, and Christopher, 15, traveled 15,000 nautical miles, stopping off in 12 countries. The brood, from Vancouver, Canada, believe…

On the Rise After Pandemic: Boeing Delivered Almost Exactly 50 Commercial Airplanes Last Month

However, numbers are still lagging compared to September. After a dip in October, Boeing’s delivery numbers are trending upward again. In November, the aerospace giant delivered 50 jets to customers around the world, up from 35 the month before. New airplane orders fell, however, coming in at 18 737 MAX’s and three 767s. Of course, that number will increase multiple times when December figures are in, given United Airlines pre-Christmas aircraft shopping spree. After a 15-month stop to Dreamliner deliveries lifted in August, the manufacturer handed over a total of 51 planes…