Norwegian EI-FJW Roald Dahl
Airline news

Landing 737 came within 875m of A320 at Edinburgh

A Norwegian Boeing 737-800 (EI-FJW) came within 875 metres of a departing Easyjet Airbus A320 at Edinburgh Airport according to the report by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB). The incident occurred on the 13th August 2018 whilst the Norwegian Air International Boeing 737 was landing on Runway 06 at [read more]

Flybe at Cardiff Airport (The Aviation Media Agency)
Airline news

Flybe CEO Christine Ourmières-Widener stands down

Flybe has announced that Chief Executive Officer Christine Ourmières-Widener is standing down from 15th July 2019 following the sale of the airline to Virgin Atlantic led consortium Connect Airways Limited. Ms Ourmières-Widener joined Flybe in 2016 and under her stewardship of the regional airline saw it decline from a profitable [read more]

Thomas Cook Flying Hearts
Airline news

Thomas Cook approaching point of no return

UK based holiday company Thomas Cook is rapidly approaching the point of no return in its fight for survival amid rising losses and plummeting share prices. Shares in the company have recently been deemed “worthless” by Citigroup after massive drops following reports on its performance over the winter showed losses [read more]

London Luton Terminal

New Chairman for London Luton Airport

London Luton Airport (LTN/EGGW) has appointed Keith Ludeman as the new chairman of the airport. Mr Ludeman brings vast experience of the transport industry to the airport having previously been chairman High Speed One (HS1) railway and bus operator, Go-Ahead Group PLC and takes over the role with immediate affect. [read more]

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Helicopter news

Helispeed announces new contract with Heliconia

Blackpool-based Helispeed has announced a new contract with Heliconia Air Services of Morocco which will see Helispeed supply them with qualified pilots for 12 months. Helispeed will supply pilots from its ‘Heli-Trax’ database which holds over 700 highly trained and vetted pilots from across the world. Gemma Walker, Operations Director, [read more]

Caerdav CEO Joachim Jones
Aviation engineering news

Cardiff Aviation gains FAA approval

Fortunes continue to improve for South Wales based Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) company, Cardiff Aviation Ltd, as it announced today it had gained an approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) The FAA has approved Cardiff Aviation as a Part 145 Repair Station which means it can now carry [read more]