A sad day for Slovenian aviation, Adria airways went bankrupt today after 58 years. What a big loss for Slovenia and European regional aviation. The spirit of this airline inspired me and made me follow into this aviation hobby. The
A lot has already been written about airplane lifespan, maintenance and dismantle topics. Still, I decided to summarize some of them and what I learned while searching for original parts. At the end this topics are sort of basis for
On September 11, 1990 Adria Airways received the third A320 aircraft with serial number 114 and registration YU-AOE (later S5-AAC). The airplane did not operated for a long, about 1000 hours, when history went its way and Yugoslavia begun breaking up. In Slovenia the break up escalated in
What can I say, another annual Brnik airport visit 2014, this time with firefighting vehicle presentation.
What can I say, annual Brnik airport (LJLJ) visit 2013.
As I mentioned in “Why A320 cockpit” post, local charter airline Inex-Adria Aviopromet, started commercial restructuring programe in 1983 – 1986. In doing so it also changed its name to Adria Airways and started modernising its fleet. For this purpose,
A part of Fsweekend visit must be EHAM airport sightseeing of course!
A new dose of real aviation was needed! We can get that on the airside of our main airport Brnik (LJLJ). Thanks to all that made that happen (Adria airways, airport and club).
Adria Airways has taken delivery of its first A319. The aircraft is brand new leased through AerCap and came from Airbus delivery center in Hamburg, Germany. Aircraft registered S5-AAP is powered by IAE V2500 engines (International Aero Engines) and fitted
At Frankfurt airport again. So what do you do if you have seven hour layover at the biggest airport… Ok, go to Frankfurt city with local train and later spotting on visitors terrace. Ok, sound like a plan…