Air Peace inaugurates its first Embraer E195-E2 aircraft

Nigerian airline Air Peace has officially launched its first Embraer E195-E2. The airline took delivery of its first E2 in January and has since added two more. After more than six months of waiting, these new modern regional jets have officially carried their first passengers. Let’s find out more. Air …

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China develops new fighter base near Ladakh

Rafale fighter plane operating in the Ladakh region (file photo) New Delhi [India]July 19 (ANI): Seeking to overcome the limitations of its combat aircraft operations along the Line of Real Control (LAC) with India, China is developing an air base for combat aircraft operations near the eastern region of Ladakh …

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Lufthansa makes maiden Boeing 747-8 flight to Palma de Mallorca

After months of waiting, Lufthansa operated its first flight in a Boeing 747-8 from Frankfurt (Germany) to Palma de Mallorca (Spain). The flight took place on July 17 and was not operated by “any” 747-8. Indeed, lucky passengers boarded the D-ABYT, Lufthansa’s special retro-livery jumbo jet. D-ABYT is Lufthansa’s 747-8 …

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Aviator Amelia Earhart disappears over Pacific Ocean

On July 2, 1937, aviator Amelia Earhart disappeared while trying to travel around the world. Born in Atchison, Kansas in 1897, Earhart began flying at the age of 24. She was considered one of the first female aviators. In 1928, publisher George P. Patnam invited her to become the first …

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