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ZIPAIR Tokyo to Launch Cargo-Only Flights

The low-cost start-up airline ZIPAIR Tokyo, has revealed plans to launch cargo-only flights between Tokyo/Narita and Bangkok/Suvarnabhumi from June 3. The Japan Airlines subsidiary – which was unveiled last year – originally planned to begin passenger services from the Japanese capital to Bangkok and Seoul this summer.

French, Finnish and Swedish fighters conduct combat training

Armeé de l’Air (French Air Force) Dassault Mirage 2000-5Fs – current deployed to Estonia – have conducted combat training with Finnish and Swedish multi-role fighter aircraft.

TrueEarth US Washington Released

Orbx has announced TrueEarth US Washington for Prepar3D v4+ is out now.

PIA A320 Crashes in Karachi

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Airbus A320 has reportedly crashed into a residential area near Karachi.

New Croatian Destination for Prepar3D Incoming

Orbx has announced Rijeka International Airport in Croatia is in development.

Air France Axes A380s

Air France has revealed plans to accelerate the retirement of its Airbus A380s announcing the “definitive end” to the type’s operation with the flag carrier.

Nairobi for FSX and Prepar3D Released

Flight Sim Development Group as released the ‘LITE’ version of Nairobi for Prepar3D and FSX.

RAF Typhoons train with USAF B-1B over North Sea

Royal Air Force (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s have conducted a training exercise with a USAF-operated Rockwell B-1B Lancer supersonic-capable strategic bomber over the North Sea.

Heathrow Trials Temperature Screening Tech

The UK’s busiest airport has begun trialling thermal imaging technology in a bid to develop a common international standard for health screening, which it says is needed to unlock global trade and travel.

Which Berlin Airport is Due to Close on June 15?

In a bid to conserve cash, the operators of Berlin Tegel have decided to temporarily close the facility and move traffic to Schönefeld from June 15. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, both airports have each recently been handling just 2,000 passengers a day.

Upcoming Events

Kazakhstan Defence Exhibition (KADEX) - CANCELLED

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Yesil District, Kazakhstan

PLEASE NOTE: This event has been cancelled to limit the spread of COVID-19.

USAF Academy Graduation 2020

U.S. Air Force Academy, United States

The annual graduation ceremony for students of the US Air Force. Typically accompanied with a flypast from the USAF Thunderbirds.

Anderson Regional Airshow - CANCELLED

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Anderson, United States

PLEASE NOTE: This event has been cancelled to limit to spread of COVID-19.

Mid-Atlantic World War II Weekend 2020

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Reading, United States

An event which sees the gathering of historic aircraft, mainly warbirds, at Reading Regional Airport, Pennsylvania, returns on this years airshow calendar.