An Airbus A350-1000XWB touches down at Farnborough (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
Aviation engineering news

Airbus to cut up to 1,700 UK jobs

Airbus has tonight confirmed that 15,000 jobs are at risk worldwide with the Toulouse based Aerospace giant and that up 1,700 of those jobs could be from its UK operation. Airbus has been badly hit by the slow down in the aviation industry which has seen it having to halt [read more]

PIA 777 landing at Heathrow
Aviation safety news

PIA banned from flying to Europe for 6 months

Pakistan International Airlines (PK/PIA) has been banned from flying into Europe after the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) suspended their authorisation to operate for 6 months. The move comes after it emerged that hundreds of pilots flying for the airline had “dubious” licences with over 260 being suspended. A spokesperson [read more]

General aviation news

CAA updates guidance on dual flights & training

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has updated its guidance on Dual Flying and Training Flights for private pilots and general aviation. The guidance comes as the go-ahead to resume dual flights comes into force on 4th July in England. Public Health England still recommends keeping 2 metres apart under Social [read more]

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Airline news

Easyjet to cut jobs as it closes 3 bases

Low-cost carrier Easyjet (U2/EZY) has announced that it is to close three UK bases and cut over 4,000 jobs. The airline is proposed to close bases at London Southend (SEN/EGMC), Newcastle (NCL/EGNT) and London Stansted (STN/EGSS) as it begins a consultation period begins on Tuesday. The airline recently announced it [read more]

Airline news

Norwegian cancels 97 Boeing aircraft

Norwegian Air Shuttle (Norwegian) has issued a notice of termination to Boeing in order to cancel 5 Boeing 787 Dreamliners and 92 Boeing 737 Max aircraft. Norwegian has issued the notice after talks with Boeing have failed to get a satisfactory solution to the 737 Max grounding. The airline will [read more]

Cardiff Airport (Image: UK Aviation Media)
Airline news

Commercial flights set to resume at Cardiff Airport

Commercial passenger flights are to get underway again at Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) when Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) restart flying from Wales’ national airport this week. Flights to Malaga (AGP/LEMG) and Faro (FAO/LPFR) will restart again on the 3rd July with departures at 10:20 and 19:25 respectively. Shortly after Ryanair [read more]