Russia keeps more than 400 planes belonging to other countries, and completely refuses to return them

Russia is holding 400 passenger planes hostage in the fight against global sanctions. The country's airlines refuse to return aircraft leased from foreign companies. The planes are worth billions, according to the Washington Post. Early last month, a Sri Lankan judiciary officer entered the country's largest airport, waving…

In the US, you no longer need to wear masks on planes and trains: the court decided that it was illegal

The administration of US President Joe Biden will no longer require the mandatory wearing of masks in public places. This is because a federal judge in Florida ruled that the 14-month-old directive was illegal. Reuters writes about it. Shortly after the announcement, all major…

Due to US sanctions, it is now dangerous for Belavia aircraft to fly abroad

The US Department of Commerce has confirmed that the agency has targeted seven planes of the Belarusian airline Belavia for violating US export controls. More about this was told by the publication Simple Flying. All the planes that have been sanctioned are of the Boeing 737 type. Belarus, already in…

Problems with landing and measurement of height: the authorities have warned American airlines about the dangers of 5G

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released notices detailing the extent of the potential impact of the new 5G wireless service on sensitive aircraft electronics. Reuters writes about it. The FAA is in talks with aircraft manufacturers, airlines and wireless carriers to reduce the impact of the new…

Retired liner: what happens to the plane after the last flight

After you get home from your trip, what happens when the plane makes its last commercial flight? The edition of Reader`s Digest understood this. What is the typical life span of an aircraft? First of all, it is important to figure out the lifespan of an average aircraft. It is curious that the lifespan ...

10 offensive reasons for dropping people off planes

There are many different reasons why you can be kicked out of the plane: if you start a fight, manage to carry weapons on board, or start threatening a flight attendant - and this is just offhand. What about the reasons you can't do anything about ...

While everyone is at home: how billionaires and princes relax on private jets in the midst of a pandemic

Most citizens, due to the coronavirus, have forgotten about traveling abroad. And it’s not so much a financial crisis as the inability to travel with closed borders. Many have lost their long-awaited all-inclusive vacation, someone has abandoned a long-planned trip ...

Two passenger aircraft nearly collided in the sky over Russia

On July 2, it became known that on June 10, in the sky over the Rostov region, two passenger planes almost collided, one of which belongs to the airline S7. During the flight from Rostov-on-Don to Moscow, the course of the Airbus A320 of the Russian carrier crossed with the course of the Boeing 777 of the company ...

The United States withdraws from the Open Skies Treaty because of Russia: what does it mean and how it threatens

The United States decided to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty, accusing Russia of repeated violations of its terms, said the head of the State Department, Mike Pompeo, writes the BBC. The treaty, which unites 35 states, allows for survey flights of aircraft not carrying weapons over the territories of the participating countries. IN…

'We are at maximum risk': cabin crew on work during a pandemic

Flight attendants of various airlines told Lenta.ru about working in the hottest conditions in their entire careers, about the behavior of passengers, export flights, safety measures on board and their own fears. Since March 27, Russia has suspended international flights due to the coronavirus pandemic, leaving only flights organized by ...

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