Ryanair Boeing 737 aircraft

CAA grants Ryanair a UK Operators Certificate

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has granted Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) an Air Operators Certificate (AOC) paving the way for Ryanair UK. The airline requested the certificate in order for it to continue flying domestic flights within the UK in the event of a no-deal Brexit. As an [read more]

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Garuda changes Heathrow service to include Denpasar Bali

Garuda Indonesia (GA/GIA) is changing its Jakarta to London service to operate a one-way service to Denpasar, Bali. From the 22nd January 2019, Garuda will operate Jakarta (CGK/WIII) – London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) – Denpasar (DPS/WADDS). The service operates three-times per week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays using a Boeing 777-300ER [read more]

Aviation engineering news

Monarch Engineering calls in administrators

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Ltd (MAEL) has called in administrators leaving 250 staff facing redundancy. The Engineering firm broke away from Monarch when the group collapsed and carried out work for third parties. The company completed a restructuring in October last year but many customers had already sought alternative companies to [read more]

Aviation engineering news

CFM LEAP-1A powered A319 gets joint certification

The CFM LEAP-1A powered Airbus A319 airliner achieved joint certification from both European and US aviation authorities late in December 2018. The certification from the US FAA and European EASA airworthiness authorities means that all three A320 family aircraft – the A319neo, A320neo and A321neo – are certified by the [read more]


New Year, New Ryanair Strikes

Cabin Crew at Ryanair’s Spanish bases are set to carry out three 24 hour strikes this month over their working conditions and what they say is a failure by the Irish budget airline to comply with local laws. The two unions representing the cabin crews, USO and Sitcpla, has said [read more]