Flybe Embraer 195

Flybe shares plunge as Stobart Group abandons deal

Shares in regional airline Flybe plunged 25% on Thursday following the news that Stobart Group had abandoned its plans for a takeover. In a statement to the London Stock Exchange, Stobart Group said: “The board of Stobart Group has determined that it is not in its shareholders’ best interests to increase [read more]

Red Arrows Hawk T1A
Air Safety

RAF grounds Hawk T1 aircraft

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has grounded all Hawk T1 aircraft as a precaution following Tuesday’s crash at RAF Valley. A Red Arrows Hawk T1A crashed at the airfield shortly after taking off killing RAF Engineer Jonathan Bayliss (41). The pilot, Red 3 David Stark, managed to eject and is [read more]

Air Traffic Control Tower

Prepare for Disruption, French ATC strike, again!

European Airlines are warning passengers that they face severe disruption as French air traffic controllers go on strike once again over pay and conditions. Ryanair has already cancelled hundreds of flights and other airlines are likely to follow suit as the strike, which started at 18:00hrs today takes hold. In [read more]