Swedavia’s traffic volume for October 2022 at 77% of pre-Covid levels

Travel demand at Swedavia airports remained at an overall high level until October, despite ongoing global uncertainty. In connection with the annual autumn holiday, Stockholm Arlanda Airport recorded several days with passenger numbers approaching the annual highs. Waiting times at the security checkpoints were 10 minutes or less for most passengers at Arlanda. The airlines … Read more

We need more bombers and drones fast, says Shadow Minister – Australian Aviation

The Loyal Wingman, now Ghost Bat, autonomous aircraft flying at Woomera, SA in 2021 (Defense, FLTLT Ricky Treloar) Shadow Defense Minister Andrew Hastie said Australia needed to invest in bombers and drones quickly to prepare for a possible conflict. In comments at a business breakfast in Perth, the former SAS commander called for an increase … Read more

Indonesian ambassador warns of hypersonic arms race – Australian Aviation

Australia’s push into developing hypersonic missiles with its AUKUS allies could create instability in the region, according to Indonesia’s ambassador to Australia. Siswo Pramono called the progress an “arms race” in an interview with The Guardian, expressing concerns it could stifle economic progress as the research is “very expensive”. “The point is that please have … Read more

Delta Air Lines is increasing service from Atlanta to Chile and Argentina with daily flights

“The increase in daily flights from Atlanta to Argentina and Chile is making it easier for friends and family to reunite for the upcoming holidays and for leisure and business travelers to discover all that these two important South American cities have to offer.said Rodrigo BĂ©rtola, Delta Sales Manager for South America. “And thanks to … Read more

Let Qantas investors vote back outsourced workers, says TWU – Australian Aviation

Victor Pody shot this Qantas 737, VH-EBN TWU has urged shareholders to be allowed to vote on the reinstatement of workers who have been outsourced by the airline at tomorrow’s crucial shareholders meeting. It follows last year’s federal court ruling that the Flying Kangaroo wrongly outsourced 2,000 ground handling tasks and subsequently dismissed the first … Read more

New runway opened at Nuuk Airport, Greenland

Today’s crew on the GL502 from Nuuk to Ilulissat via Kangerlussuaq consisted of Captain Mikael Jakobsen, First Officer Peter Sarkov and Cabin Attendant Sara Hansen and they were excited about today’s flight. Luckily the weather was stable with a clear frost and therefore a beautiful morning. After all procedures were completed and the passengers were … Read more