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Air Safety

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]

easyJet Airbus (Aviation Media Agency)
Civil Aviation

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]