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The study association Amsterdam Aviation Association (SVAAA) is an association with full jurisdiction for students following the education Aviation studies, at the University of Applied Sciences in Amsterdam (HVA). This applies as well for students who are registered at a respective study given at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) where the focus is mainly on aviation itself.

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  • Is there a future for jet engines? 7 November 2016
    Jet engines have been powering all the larger commercial aircraft since the introduction of the Comet back in 1949. Since then the engine industry has been busy improving the efficiency of the engines in order to make them more fuel efficient, less polluting and more silent than predecessors. With the development of the Solar Impulse, […]
    Michiel Jacobi
  • All-you-can-fly airlines, a concept for success? 1 November 2016
    Over the last few years, a new airline concept has gained popularity: the all-you-can-fly airline. These companies provide a completely different experience for its passengers than the regular airlines. One of these new start-ups is JetEight. Aviation Telegraph interviewed the founder of JetEight, Ruben Portz. The general idea for this concept is simple: the airline […]
    Quint Koops
  • Increasing amount of pilots under influence? 25 September 2016
    Recently there have been a few cases of pilots having a drink before or even mid-flight. BBC mentioned that on the 28th of August two pilots were arrested just before taking off with 141 passengers on board. Both have been removed from service and their flying duties. Also, in April this year, abc7NY mentioned that […]
    Ying de Jong
  • Drones – when do their uses get out­weighed by mis­use? 15 March 2016
    A few years ago, if the word “Drone” was men­tioned, one thought of the Mil­i­tary use of un­manned air­craft in con­flict zones such as Afghanistan. Now, with the in­tro­duc­tion of drones avail­able to any­one, there was a flurry of en­tre­pre­neurs who showed off their uses as a new means of get­ting cheap aer­ial pho­tog­ra­phy and films. Look […]
    Andrew Sassoli-⁠Walker
  • Is there a fu­ture for hy­brid elec­tric air­craft en­gines? 14 March 2016
    On Feb­ru­ary 9, 2016, elec­tri­cally pow­ered air travel took a ma­jor step for­ward with the power-up of the world’s most pow­er­ful hy­brid elec­tric pow­er­train for avi­a­tion. The pro­ject is HYP­STAIR and led by Pip­istrel in Slove­nia.The hy­brid-elec­tric pow­er­trains are ex­pected to ex­tend the range of all-elec­tric air­craft while be­ing en­vi­ron­men­tally friendly and quiet. Global emis­sion con­cerns have been at […]
    Angela Sells

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  • Amaszonas adventures between two southern Bolivian cities 18 September 2017
    Amaszonas begins a three times weekly service between Uyuni and Sucre.  Amaszonas launched a Bolivian domestic route between Uyuni (UYU) and Sucre (SRE) on 13 September. The 134-kilometre link, which has an estimated flying time of 30 minutes, is currently not served by another carrier, with Amaszonas scheduled to connect the two southern Bolivian cities with three weekly (Mondays, […]
    anna.aero
  • Wizz Air wows Warsaw with Lithuanian capital connection 18 September 2017
    Wizz Air links the Polish capital to Vilnius with four weekly flights – LOT Polish Airlines already serving. Wizz Air launched a European capital connection on 18 September, starting a four times weekly service between Warsaw Chopin (WAW) and Vilnius (VNO). The 396-kilometre route will be flown on the ULCC’s fleet of A320s, with LOT Polish Airlines […]
    anna.aero
  • Aerolineas Argentinas activates new connection from Cordoba 18 September 2017
    Aerolineas Argentinas begins services Trelew from Argentina’s second largest city.   Aerolineas Argentinas expanded its network from Cordoba (COR) this week, connecting Argentina’s second largest city to Trelew (REL) in the Chubut Province of Argentina. Last week the airline had begun services to Santiago in Chile on 10 September with a three times weekly frequency. The connection […]
    anna.aero
  • Fly Corporate now connects Narrabri to Sydney 18 September 2017
    Fly Corporate begins weekday service between the two New South Wales airports.  Fly Corporate has begun its second route from Narrabri (NAA), starting a 420-kilometre link to Sydney (SYD) on 13 September. The daily weekday service, which joins the carrier’s existing 457-kilometre connection to Brisbane, will be flown on Fly Corporate’s 19-seat Metro fleet. No other airline […]
    anna.aero
  • AirAsia becomes first airline to link Nha Trang to Malaysia 18 September 2017
    AirAsia begins a daily service to the Vietnamese city from Kuala Lumpur. AirAsia has become the first airline to link Nha Trang (CXR) in Vietnam to Malaysia, beginning a daily service from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) on 14 September. “Vietnam is a key market for us and we are humbled to be able to continue to provide more […]
    anna.aero