• Ottawa to allow air passengers to use electronic devices on takeoff, landing.

    Transport Minister Lisa Raitt says electronic devices can be used during takeoff, ascent, descent, landing. Airline passengers will soon be able to use their electronic devices from takeoff to landing, according to the federal government.     Transport Minister Lisa Raitt said air passengers will be able to use their portable electronic devices — including […]

  • Dassault Falcon adds ultra long range 8X to its fleet

    May 20, 2014, Geneva, Sui. – Dassault Aviation has launched the Falcon 8X, the newest addition to the Falcon family in the ultra long range category. The Falcon 8X will offer a range of 6,450 nm (11,945 km) and will feature the longest cabin of any Falcon.  Moreover, it will offer the same low operating […]

  • Airbus Plans 186-Seat A320

    Airbus has started working with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to have its A320 recertified for a maximum load of 186 passengers, Aviation Week has learned. Airlines are currently allowed to fly the aircraft with a maximum of 180 seats, but Airbus would like to add an extra row to further increase efficiency. The […]