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  • Bird smashes windscreen, ICAO raises awareness of wildlife hazard

    A bird violently smashes into a light aircraft’s windscreen, causing it to shatter. Watch this rare footage shot by a camera from the cockpit of a private US plane. Thousands of incidents like this occur every year. In an attempt to raise awareness of the risk to aircraft, the ICAO is holding an international symposium in Canada this month.

  • Revolutionary Endless Runway turns heads at airports

    Scientists have come up with a solution to the growing need to expand airport capacity while reducing the impact on the environment – a circular, never-ending runway.

  • IATA chief: flying still safest form of travel, despite 2016 data

    Latest safety performance figures for 2016 released by IATA show a slight rise on the previous year, but an overall decline compared to the five year average.

  • Qatar Airways launches ‘honeymoon’ for business class

    Qatar claims to have ushered in a new standard in Business Class travel with the launch of its flexible QSuite at the Berlin’s ITB travel show.

  • Where's the world's tallest control tower?

    All airports are equipped with a control tower to manage air traffic on the platform. But do you know where the highest tower is and how tall it is? Watch the video without comment to find out more. Read the answer in our article.

  • A Lamborghini guides planes in style at Bologna airport

    A Lamborghini Huracan acted as a Follow-Me car to guide planes on the ground at Italy’s Bologna airport last month. The 610 horsepower vehicle was specially customised for the occasion. Watch the video without comment. Read the article to find out more.

  • easyJet: controversial aftermath of diversion

    After two failed attempts to land in stormy weather at Toulouse airport on February 5th, an easyJet Airbus A320 diverted to Montpellier. The 180 passengers aboard had to make their own way back to Toulouse at their own expense, creating a controversy. Read the article to find out more.

  • Qatar Airways Claims World's Longest Regular Commercial Flight

    Qatar Airways claims the title of the world’s longest regular commercial flight. The company launched the regular Doha - Auckland route with a journey of more than 9,032 miles (14,535 km). How long did it take? Watch the video without comment and read the article to find out more.

  • 80 royal falcons fly high in style

    Eighty birds of prey sitting aboard a commercial airliner attentively listening to the flight crew's safety demonstration - this was the surrealistic scene captured by a pilot moments before takeoff. Read the article to find out more.

  • Airlines flouting Trump’s executive order on immigration risk heavy fines

    In the aftermath of President Trump’s executive order on immigration, airlines must no longer allow travel to the USA of citizens from any of the seven countries named in his text. If they do, they risk heavy penalties. So what’s the cost?

  • SpaceX: successful launch first step towards real-time aircraft tracking

    SpaceX launched ten satellites into low orbit on 14th January in the first phase of a constellation network of 81 satellites. By early 2018, these Iridium NEXT satellites could transform air traffic control, making it possible to know the exact flight position in real-time of all aircraft equipped with the GlobalBeacon system. Watch the launch video without comment. Read the article.

  • Transport of firearms aboard aircraft: legislative loopholes

    A week after the tragic shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida, the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) refuses to comment on a change of the rules in force. Transport of firearms is still allowed, under certain conditions, not only in the United States but also in Europe.

  • Best of 2016: Top 5 aeronautics Transport videos

    For the Christmas holidays, aeronewstv offers you the best of 2016’s aeronautical videos. Today, we invite you to watch the TOP 5 reports viewed this year in the Transport category.

  • IATA - risky rise in unruly behaviour

    Nearly 11,000 cases of bad behaviour aboard planes were registered in 2015 by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Over ten per cent of cases involved physical aggression towards cabin crew or fellow passengers.

  • Paris CDG airport opens futuristic Yotel

    Paris Charles de Gaulle airport has opened the first hotel uniquely accessible to passengers either in transit or with a departing international flight. Located at terminal 2E, the YotelAir’s 80 “cabins” range from 97 to 205 sq ft (9 to 19 m2), and are bookable by the hour.

  • Emirates staff frozen in «mannequin challenge»

    Emirates has joined the "mannequin challenge". In one of the company’s maintenance hangars in Dubai, fifty members of the engineering team took their break near an Airbus A380, with heart-stopping results. Watch the video without comment. Read the article.

  • La Compagnie plans to buy A321neo or Boeing 737 MAX-9

    La Compagnie running flights between Paris and New York plans to replace its two Boeing 757s – both configured for Business flights only - with Boeing 737MAX-9 or the Airbus A321neo. In a nutshell, it plans to use mid-haul planes for long-haul flights.

  • Travelling in Trump’s “T-Bird”

    A private jet emblazoned with the name of the 45th US President Elect, TRUMP, became one of the most distinctive symbols in his race for the White House. “Trump Force One”, as it’s nicknamed, is a VIP version of the Boeing 757. Take a glimpse inside in this video.

  • Snake in an Aeromexico plane – a tale with a twist

    Aeromexico’s Flight 231 between Torreon and Mexico City will remain engraved in passengers’ memories for a long time to come. In mid-flight a snake suddenly slithered out of a baggage locker above their heads. A passenger captured the scene. See the video. Read the article.


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