On November 19, 2015, five modernized AN−32RE light military transports were passed to Indian Air Force. It was a final batch completing works on overhaul, modernization and service life extension of 40 airplanes. According to the contract’s terms, the 8th batch of the aircraft was modernized at SE Plant 410 of Civil Aviation with active … [Read more…]

At Dubai Air Show – 2015 ANTONOV Company presented new transport aircraft and reached a series of agreements

ANTONOV Company will perform agreements reached at one of the biggest aerospace exhibitions Dubai Air Show – 2015, UAE, held within a period between the 8thand 12th of November 2015. At this event, the enterprise presented its modern programs including new AN−178, advanced programme of AN−132, new variants of multipurpose AN−148/AN−158 family. At the international … [Read more…]

Japan’s Passenger Jet Takes to the Skies for First Flight

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) today conducted the first flight of the first flight test aircraft for the MRJ (Mitsubishi Regional Jet), their next-generation regional jet. The MRJ took off from Nagoya Airport and confirmed its basic characteristics and functionality in ascent, descent and turning in airspace off the Pacific coast … [Read more…]

OFFICIAL: European Commission rules Estonian Air aid illegal; company halts flights

Following an in-depth investigation, the European Commission has concluded that aid measures by Estonia in favour of national flag carrier Estonian Air gave the company an undue advantage over its competitors in breach of EU state aid rules. Estonian Air therefore needs to pay back the state aid already received, which according to the Commission’s … [Read more…]