Saturday Sep 13
The Daily Star
Regent Airways to invest $100m in expansion
Regent Airways plans to invest $100 million in expansion in the next two years to grab the growing aviation market of Bangladesh. The private carrier will add five new aircraft to its fleet and launch 13 new international routes during the period.
Saturday Sep 13
Embraer Engineering & Technology Center Opens In Florida
Embraer recently celebrated the opening of its newly constructed Engineering & Technology Center in Melbourne, FL. The 75,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility is the first of its kind outside Brazil, where the Company is headquartered, and part of Embraer's strategy to expand its global footprint.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
LOT E195 at Warsaw on Sep 11th 2014, anti ice problems
A LOT Polish Airlines Embraer ERJ-195, registration SP-LNC performing flight LO-379 from Warsaw to Frankfurt/Main , stopped the climb out of Warsaw at FL200 due to problems with anti ice systems, requested to descend to 6000 feet and returned to Warsaw for a safe landing on runway 33 about 30 minutes after departure. A passenger reported the captain announced some technical issues, the spoilers were deployed and the aircraft descended rapidly levelling off some time later followed by a normal landing, nothing abnormal could be seen upon disembarking the aircraft.
Austral E190 at Montevideo on Sep 11th 2014, loss of separation with helicopter on crossing runway
An Austral Airlines Embraer ERJ-190 on behalf Aerolineas Argentinas, registration LV-CIF performing flight AR-2394 from Buenos Aires Aeroparque,BA to Montevideo , was on final approach to and cleared to land on Montevideo's runway 24 at about 17:33L . At the same time a helicopter of Uruguay's Air Force was cleared to operate on crossing runway 19. The crew of the Embraer recognized a conflict at the intersection of runways 24 and 19 on short final and went around from below 200 feet, the aircraft climbed over the helicopter.
Aeromexico To Initiate Services To Managua, Nicaragua
As a result of this new route, bilateral relations between the two capitals will become closer in commercial, economic and tourist terms, considering that The six flights Aeromexico will be offering will be operated by an Embraer 170 aircraft, seating 76 passengers, with the following schedule: In this way, Aeromexico will be able to carry more than 900 customers a week, an action backed up by the airline's commitment to satisfy its passengers' needs, meet the demand of markets requiring its services and continue to position itself as the airline with the biggest presence in the region.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Compass E175 at Austin on Sep 10th 2014, cabin did not pressurize
A Compass Airlines Embraer ERJ-175 on behalf of Delta Airlines, registration N607CZ performing flight CP-5733/DL-5733 from Austin,TX to Los Angeles,CA with 76 people on board, was climbing out of Austin when the crew stopped the climb at FL200 and entered a hold at 8000 feet for about 40 minutes to burn off fuel. The aircraft landed safely back in Austin about 73 minutes after departure.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Finnair to open routes to Dublin, Athens and Malta in summer 2015
Next summer Finnair will add seasonal services to Dublin, Athens and Malta, with timetables designed for optimal connections with Finnair's network of Asian destinations. Service to Dublin begins on 30 March, Malta on 2 April and Athens on 5 April.
Expressjet E145 near London on Sep 5th 2014, altitude deviation of...
An Expressjet Embraer ERJ-145 on behalf of United, registration N16954 performing flight EV-4538/UA-4538 from Grand Rapids,MI to Newark,NJ , was enroute at FL370 about 50nm west of London,ON deviating around severe weather at about 23:19Z, when air traffic control observed the aircraft climbing to about FL376 then rapidly descending to FL337 before the aircraft returned to the assigned FL370 reporting extreme turbulence. The aircraft continued to Newark for a safe landing.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Kazakh airline to initiate Astana-Tbilisi flight in 2015
Kazakh Air Astana aircraft will make a new Astana-Tbilisi regular flight from 2015, the Tourism Department of the Kazakh Ministry of Investment and Development said Sept. 4. Moreover, there is great demand for Almaty-Tbilisi flights in Kazakhstan.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
The Motley Fool
Can America's Wealthy Make Embraer SA's Dream Come True?
The company specializes in making small and midsize executive jets, and plans to extend its offering as the executive aviation market shows signs of recovery.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Legroom statistics touch a nerve with cramped airline passengers
Fliers aren't imagining it: Airliners across the country have pushed for years for denser, more lucrative cabins -- and jet makers are unveiling innovative new ways to cram more passengers into shrinking seats.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
The Motley Fool
Embraer SA Comes Out With Flying Colors Once Again
The company scored well on most of the key operating metrics like sales, deliveries, backlogs, operating margin, and net income, much to investors' delight.
JAL to ordering up to 59 jets from Mitsubishi, Embraer ...
TOKYO: Japan Airlines on Thursday said it would order up to 59 regional jets from a unit of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Brazilian plan maker Embraer, as it looks to retire some of its gas-guzzling domestic fleet.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
The Washington Post
It's no wonder fliers are fighting over legroom. Just look at these numbers.
Fliers aren't imagining it: Airliners across the country have pushed for years for denser, more lucrative cabins - and jet makers are unveiling innovative new ways to cram more passengers into shrinking seats.
Australian airlines relax rules for electronic devices
Good news for anyone who wants to work or stay entertained throughout a flight on an Australian airline.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Aurigny E190 at Guernsey on Aug 25th 2014, bird strike
An Aurigny Air Service Embraer ERJ-195, registration G-NSEY performing flight GR-600 from Guernsey,CI to London Gatwick,EN with 117 people on board, was climbing out of Guernsey's runway 27 when the crew stopped the climb at 4000 feet reporting a bird strike and returned to Guernsey for a safe landing on runway 27 about 15 minutes after departure.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Republic E175 at Houston on Aug 22nd 2014, wake turbulence injures 3
A Republic Airlines Embraer ERJ-175 on behalf of American Airlines, registration N421YX performing flight YX-4344/AA-4344 from Chicago O'Hare,IL to Houston Intercontinental,TX , was on approach to Houston's Intercontinental Airport when the aircraft encountered wake turbulence causing injuries to two flight attendants and a passenger.
Bird strikes Aurigny Gatwick flight
A total of 117 passengers and crew on board disembarked safely after landing and there are no reports of injuries.
Northern Territory News
Phones get green light for takeoff
AIRLINE passengers have been assured that aircraft safety will not be compromised by an expanded use of electronic devices taking effect in Australian domestic flights from tomorrow.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Montenegro E190 near Tivat on Aug 16th 2014, engine problems
A Montenegro Airlines Embraer ERJ-195, registration 4O-AOC performing flight YM-202 from Tivat to Belgrade , was climbing out of Tivat when the crew decided to divert to Podgorica due to problems with fuel pumps and engine vibrations.