Air Canada debuts new livery in Australia

Air Canada Boeing 787-8 C-GHPQ at Brisbane Airport. (Nathan Sieben)

Air Canada flight AC35 was sporting a new look when it landed at Brisbane Airport on Monday, with the Boeing 787-8 featuring the Star Alliance member’s updated livery. The aircraft, C-GHPQ, touched down at about 0730 after a 15-hour journey from Vancouver sporting the new livery's predominantly white … [Read more...]

Air Niugini touches down in Townsville

Air Niugini operated its inaugural Port Moresby-Townsville flight with Boeing 737-800 P2-PXC. (Townsville Airport/Facebook)

Air Niugini has commenced nonstop service between Townsville and Port Moresby. Flight PX60, operated by Boeing 737-800 P2-PXC, touched down at Townsville a little after 1130 local time on Monday, after a 90-minute journey from the Papua New Guinea capital. The aircraft, which was greeted by a … [Read more...]

Boeing 787-10 makes first flight

Boeing Flight Test & Evaluation, Boeing South Carolina, Flight Test, 787-10 Dreamliner, ZC001, First Flight, 03/31/2017. (Boeing)

The largest member of Boeing’s 787 family has commenced its flight test program. The first 787-10 completed a four-hour, 58-minute over the skies of North Charleston, South Carolina on Friday. Boeing pilots Captain Tim Berg and Captain Mike Bryan tested flight flight controls, systems and handling … [Read more...]

Airbus celebrates A319neo maiden flight

The Airbus A319neo takes off. (Airbus)

Airbus has completed the maiden flight of its A319neo, the smallest member of the A320 family of aircraft. The aircraft, D-AVWA, took off from Hamburg-Finkenwerder Airport in Germany on March 31 and landed at Airbus headquarters at Toulouse Airport in France some five hours later, Airbus said in a … [Read more...]