Airframes http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7416/more en Air India pilots warn of danger from aging aircraft http://atwonline.com/airframes/air-india-pilots-warn-danger-aging-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">In a letter to the Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), an Indian professional pilot association has warned of possible risks to passenger safety due to the continuing operation of old decades-old aircraft by flag carrier Air India.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/air-india-pilots-warn-danger-aging-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/air-india-pilots-warn-danger-aging-aircraft#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News A320 Air India ICPA India DGCA Indian Commercial Pilots Association Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:48:00 +0000 160831 at http://atwonline.com Air France-KLM orders up to 34 E-Jets http://atwonline.com/airframes/air-france-klm-orders-34-e-jets <div class="node-body article-body">Air France-KLM has placed a firm order for 15 Embraer E-175s and two E-190s for its Dutch regional arm KLM Cityhopper, with options on a further 17 E-Jets for Cityhopper, or Air France regional HOP!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/air-france-klm-orders-34-e-jets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/air-france-klm-orders-34-e-jets#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News 34 E-Jets Air France Air France-KLM Boet Kreiken E175 E190 Embraer HOP! KLM KLM Cityhopper Pieter Elbers Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:31:00 +0000 160721 at http://atwonline.com <p>KLM Embraer E-190</p> Courtesy, Air France-KLM Air Canada flight lands short; aircraft badly damaged http://atwonline.com/safety/air-canada-flight-lands-short-aircraft-badly-damaged <div class="node-body article-body">Investigations are underway into why an Air Canada Airbus A320-200 landed short at Stanfield International Airport at Halifax, Nova Scotia, severely damaging the aircraft. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/air-canada-flight-lands-short-aircraft-badly-damaged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/air-canada-flight-lands-short-aircraft-badly-damaged#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Safety AC624 Air Canada Halifax Stanfield International Airport Toronto Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:09:00 +0000 160711 at http://atwonline.com All Nippon Airways finalizes order for three 787-10s http://atwonline.com/airframes/all-nippon-airways-finalizes-order-three-787-10s <div class="node-body article-body">All Nippon Airways (ANA) has finalized an order for three Boeing 787-10 aircraft, valued at approximately $900 million at current list prices. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/all-nippon-airways-finalizes-order-three-787-10s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/all-nippon-airways-finalizes-order-three-787-10s#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News All Nippon Airways ANA Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:21:00 +0000 160631 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of 787-10 in ANA livery</p> Courtesy, Boeing Lufthansa creates group safety pilot role after Germanwings crash http://atwonline.com/safety/lufthansa-creates-group-safety-pilot-role-after-germanwings-crash <div class="node-body article-body">Germanwings parent Lufthansa has created a new group safety pilot position, effectively immediately, and is updating its cockpit rules after Tuesday’s fatal Airbus A320 crash, which killed all 150 people on board when it went down into the southern French Alps on a scheduled flight from Barcelona to Düsseldorf.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/lufthansa-creates-group-safety-pilot-role-after-germanwings-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/lufthansa-creates-group-safety-pilot-role-after-germanwings-crash#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Safety 4U 9525 A320 accident Airbus Carsten Spohr cockpit procedure crash crew Germanwings group safety pilot Lufthansa security SWISS Werner Maas Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:08:00 +0000 160591 at http://atwonline.com <p>Lufthansa A320</p> By Rob Finlayson Hainan Airlines orders 30 Boeing 787-9s http://atwonline.com/airframes/hainan-airlines-orders-30-boeing-787-9s <div class="node-body article-body">Hainan Airlines has ordered 30 Boeing 787-9 aircraft to meet continuous growth of China’s market demand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/hainan-airlines-orders-30-boeing-787-9s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/hainan-airlines-orders-30-boeing-787-9s#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Boeing 787-9 Hainan Airlines Shanghai Stock Exchange Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:44:00 +0000 160451 at http://atwonline.com Prosecutor: Germanwings co-pilot intentionally descended A320 http://atwonline.com/airframes/prosecutor-germanwings-co-pilot-intentionally-descended-a320 <div class="node-body article-body">A French prosecutor said information from Germanwings flight 4U9525’s cockpit voice recorder (CVR) indicates the co-pilot “through a voluntary act” descended the Airbus A320 into the French Alps.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/prosecutor-germanwings-co-pilot-intentionally-descended-a320" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/prosecutor-germanwings-co-pilot-intentionally-descended-a320#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Safety Airbus A320 Andreas Lubitz Brice Robin crash French Alps French prosecutor Germanwings 4U9525 Lufthansa Group Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:27:00 +0000 160441 at http://atwonline.com <p>French prosecutor Brice Robin speaks to the press</p> <p><em>FRANCK PENNANT/AFP/Getty Images</em></p> Germanwings A320 cockpit voice recorder recovered http://atwonline.com/safety/germanwings-a320-cockpit-voice-recorder-recovered <div class="node-body article-body">A helicopter team has recovered the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of the Germanwings Airbus A320 that crashed in the French Alps Tuesday. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/germanwings-a320-cockpit-voice-recorder-recovered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/germanwings-a320-cockpit-voice-recorder-recovered#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Safety Airbus A320 BEA cockpit voice recorder crash French Alps Germanwings Thomas Winkelmann Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:35:00 +0000 160291 at http://atwonline.com <p>Germanwings A320 cockpit voice recorder</p> Courtesy, BEA Investigators reach Germanwings crash scene in French Alps http://atwonline.com/airframes/investigators-reach-germanwings-crash-scene-french-alps <div class="node-body article-body">French investigators reached the scene of the Germanwings Airbus A320 accident late in the afternoon local time and have recovered one of the aircraft’s two recorders, although whether it was the flight data recorder or the cockpit voice recorder was not announced. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/investigators-reach-germanwings-crash-scene-french-alps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/investigators-reach-germanwings-crash-scene-french-alps#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Safety Airbus A320 BEA Carsten Spohr crash D-AIPX Eurowings French accident bureau Germanwings Lufthansa pilots strike Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:32:00 +0000 160231 at http://atwonline.com <p>Gendarmerie and French mountain rescue teams arrive near the site of the Germanwings A320 crash in the French Alps</p> Patrick Aventurier/Getty Images Martinair Cargo fleet revamp affects 330 jobs http://atwonline.com/airframes/martinair-cargo-fleet-revamp-affects-330-jobs <div class="node-body article-body">Air France-KLM freight airline Martinair Cargo has confirmed plans to drastically scale back its fleet to four Boeing 747 freighters by June 2016, affecting 330 jobs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/martinair-cargo-fleet-revamp-affects-330-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/martinair-cargo-fleet-revamp-affects-330-jobs#comments Airframes Airlines Finance & Data Daily News Air France-KLM Boeing 747 cargo fleet freight freighters jobs KLM labor Martinair Cargo redundancies Transavia Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:04:00 +0000 160201 at http://atwonline.com <p>Martinair MD-11 freighter</p> By Rob Finlayson