Aviation Articles

Fraport reveals August traffic figures

European airports are seeing increases in traffic due to the introduction of the EU-wide Digital COVID Certificate

Johan Vanneste set to leave CEO position at Cologne Bonn

He is expected to make an exit at the end of the year due to a change in personal circumstances

Manchester Airport calls for simplification of UK travel system

Government figures show UK aviation is the worst hit sector, more than 90% down on pre-pandemic levels

New Miami Airport director and CEO named

Miami-Dade Mayor, Daniella Levine Cava, announced the appointment of Rafael Cutié as airport director and CEO

USAF B-2A Spirit damaged in emergency landing

A USAF Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit stealth bomber assigned to the 509th BW experienced an in-flight malfunction during a routine training mission on September 14 and made an emergency landing at Whiteman AFB

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Supersonic sweet spot

United States-based start-up Exosonic aims to have a Mach 1.8-capab le airliner in service by the mid-2030s. As projects aiming for similar continue to fold, Paul E Eden discovered the passion driving this firm’s ambitious high-speed plans as it streaks towards to its goal

Indonesia’s first C-130J-30 in production

After much speculation over the last couple of years, it has finally been confirmed that the Indonesian Air Force has ordered the C-130J Super Hercules

DSEI 2021: BriteCloud set to begin flight trials with US F-16s

Leonardo’s BriteCloud 218 expendable active decoy is quickly progressing towards flight trials with Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Fighting Falcons assigned to the US Air National Guard

DSEI 2021: Leonardo launches 'Team AW149 UK' to support NMH bid

Leonardo announced the launch of Team AW149 UK during the first day of the DSEI conference at the ExCeL London Centre in Newham, East London, on September 14

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The kamikaze pilot whose family sacrificed themselves for his career 

One of seven children, Hajime Fujii was a fiercely determined individual who reflected the Japanese ethos in World War Two. So shocking was his story that it remained a government held secret for decades…