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Airlines association members discusses African air transport

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and Ethiopian Airlines concluded the 9th Aviation Stakeholders’ Convention with an alignment on priorities for the efficient recovery of the air transport industry in Africa. The event which was held in virtual format, was graced by the Minister of Transport of the Republic of Ethiopia,...

Category: Accidents and Incidents

On the 11th of May 2021, a Cirrus SR-22 and a Swearingen Metroliner collided while on approach to land at Centennial Airport. Centennial Airport is a busy general aviation airport in Denver, Colorado. Centennial has three asphalt runways: 17L/35R, 17R/35L and 10/28. At the time of the incident, the parallel runways 17L and 17R were…

New Indonesian Start-up Eyes Millennial Travelers

Indonesian budget start-up airline Super Air Jet is the latest airline trying it luck to find a seat within the aviation industry, having just established in May 2021, per Business Times. Its President Director, Ari Azhari, said this fresh private carrier was entirely funded and owned by Indonesians. “This air...

Airline Startup Of The Week: Super Air Jet In Indonesia

A key figure in Indonesia’s aviation scene is looking to startup a new airline. Rusdi Kirana, the founder of Lion Air, is the man behind a proposed Indonesian airline, Super Air Jet. There’s already one plane, but further information on operations and any start dates remain sketchy. Indonesia, the world’s...
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Super Air Jet

Mysterous Super Air Jet to focus on tech-savvy millennial travelers. Super Air Jet is a new prospective airline in Indonesia. The new carrier is in the AOC process. According to Reuters and other industry sources, the upstart has ties to the Lion Air Group. The upstart will operate Airbus A320s...
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Super Air Jet: Lion Air’s Suspicious New Airline

A new Indonesian airline named Super Air Jet will be launching operations soon, and the carrier now has its first plane. Super Air Jet’s first plane is an Airbus A320 with the registration code PK-SAJ. This is a roughly 10 year old plane that previously flew for Indigo, which is an Indian low cost carrier.
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13 Plane Crashes That Changed Aviation

Flying in a jetliner is extraordinarily safe. But air travel only became so reliable because previous accidents caused crucial safety improvements. From midair collisions, to on-board fires, to a fatigued fuselage that turned a plane into a high-altitude convertible, these tragedies triggered major technological advances in flight safety that keep air travel routine today.

Boeing Faces Lawsuit from Family Members of Sriwijaya Air Crash

Attorneys for the family members believe the Boeing 737-500’s autothrottle failed, causing or contributing to the deadly crash. Boeing is facing a lawsuit related to the crash of Sriwijaya Air Flight SJ182 in Indonesia. The Boeing 737 crashed in the Southeast Asian nation on January 9th of this year, killing all 62 people aboard.
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Wow: flydubai Has 237 Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft On Order

Flydubai became one of the latest airlines to resume flights with the 737 MAX last week. The Dubai-based low-cost carrier has an incredible 237 MAXs currently on order, with 14 already in the fleet. Let’s find out more about flydubai’s bold plans with the aircraft. Betting big. flydubai is the...
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Indonesia finds Sriwijaya Air jet’s cockpit voice recorder

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian navy divers have recovered the cockpit voice recorder of a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in January, killing all 62 people on board, officials said Wednesday. Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said divers retrieved the cockpit recorder at about 08.00 p.m....
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Crashed Indonesia passenger jet's cockpit voice recorder is found two months after it plunged into the sea, killing all 62 on board

Indonesian divers have found the cockpit voice recorder from a passenger jet which plunged into the Java Sea more than two months ago, killing all 62 people on board. The Boeing 737's CVR records flight crew conversations and authorities say it could take up to a week to be able to listen to the recording as they try to explain how the aircraft fell 10,000ft in less than a minute after takeoff from Jakarta Airport on January 9.
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Southwest close to order for 300 737 MAX aircraft?

Radarbox blog is reporting that Southwest’s pending order for the 737-7 MAX will top a staggering 300 aircraft. It says that the commitment will be for 130 firm orders and 170 optional orders with the airline intending to replace its aging fleet of 737-700 Next Generation (NG), which averages 16 years.