Air Safety

Wiltshire Air Ambulance targeted by Laser

The Wiltshire Air Ambulance was targeted by a laser while attempting to land at an emergency last night. The Air Ambulance was attempting to land near Trowbridge, Wiltshire when the laser was directed at the aircraft from the South West area of the town. In a statement, Wiltshire Air Ambulance [read more]

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Civil Aviation

Virgin Atlantic to cut more than 1,000 jobs

Virgin Altlantic (VS/VIR) is to cut 1,150 more jobs as its £1.2bn rescue plan gets approved. The airline has already made significant with 3,500 jobs lost from its 10,000 strong workforce already. Virgin is being hit by uncertainty in the Transatlantic Market, which is its core business, and part of [read more]

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London Luton Airport appoints new CCO

London Luton Airport (LTN/EGGW) has appointed Jonathan Rayner as the airports new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Mr Rayner will join the airport in November and will be responsible for growing and developing the airport’s commercial activity by working with airlines, retailers and other business partners operating from the airport. CEO [read more]

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Gatwick UAS lead to head Counter Drone Unit

Ashley Harvey, Gatwick Airport’s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Lead is leaving the airport to join UK drone specialist, Crowded Space Drones, as the head of their Counter Drone Unit. Mr Harvey led the team that oversaw the testing and deployment of drone detection systems in the wake of the chaos [read more]