BA Betrayal on the Houses of Parliament
Civil Aviation

Union launches BA Betrayal campaign

Unite, the Union representing Engineers, Cabin Crew and Ground Staff at British Airways have launched a campaign to highlight what it calls the “BA Betrayal” The campaign got underway with the BA Betrayal campaign being light painted on landmarks and iconic buildings including the Angel of the North, Marble Arch [read more]

Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon are ready for launch from historic Launch Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Centre
Features

SpaceX Crew Demo 2 – A New Beginning

This month we will see the biggest and most exciting development in human space travel this century. An event that will revitalise the space race, planting the seeds of new ideas in the minds of those who may view our lunar visits as stuff of fairy tales from long, long [read more]

An image of the crash site shared widely on social media.
Air Safety

Two survivors in Pakistan Airbus A320 crashes in Karachi

Local media in Pakistan is reporting that a Pakistan International Airways Airbus A320 has crashed in Karachi whilst attempting to land at Jinnah International Airport (KHI/OKPC). Flight PK8303 crashed in the Karachi’s Model-Colony district after reportedly developing a “technical fault”. Local reports suggest the aircraft hit 5 houses on the [read more]

Specialist disinfecting teams board an Easyjet Airbus
Civil Aviation

Easyjet to restart domestic routes from 15th June

Low-cost carrier Easyjet (U2/EZY) has said it plans to restart domestic flying from 22 European Airports from the 15th June. The airports include routes from many UK airports including London Gatwick, Bristol, Birmingham, Liverpool, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Belfast, and Isle of Man. Easyjet’s aim is to initially return to [read more]

Rolls-Royce Trent XWB (Image: RR)
Engineering & Leasing

Rolls-Royce to shed 9,000 jobs

Aircraft engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has announced it is cutting 9,000 jobs as it deals with the crisis caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic. The engineering giant has planned a major restructuring which will include cutting almost 20% of its workforce primarily in the civil aerospace divisions which makes jet engines for [read more]