CSD Operated Surveillance Drone

First private drone surveillance company certified

Belfast based Crowded Space Drones has become the first private company in the UK to be certified for surveillance using drones. The Office of Surveillance Commissioners (OSC) awarded first-ever private sector certificate of compliance of surveillance camera systems and the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 for the use of UAS (drone) [read more]

A330-900-TAP (Image: G.Housse/Airbus)
Aviation engineering news

A330 in focus as Airbus delivers 1500th

Airbus delivered the 1500th Airbus A330 airliner on the 21st September to US Airline Delta (DL/DAL) marking the latest milestone in this pioneering and hugely popular product line. In this article, we look back at the beginnings of the A330 and its 2014 reboot. A300 Replacement The Airbus A330 was [read more]

Alex Cruz, British Airways' chief executive and chairman (Image: BA)
Airline news

Alex Cruz to stand down as British Airways CEO

International Airlines Group (IAG) has confirmed that Alex Cruz is to stand down as British Airways’ Chief Executive with immediate effect but will remain as the non-executive chairman. Cruz’s time at British Airways started in 2016 and has seen the airline go through significant changes including fleet upgrades, network changes [read more]

Eastern Airways Jetstream 41 G-MAJA
Cardiff Airport News

Cardiff Airport reconnects with Belfast

Eastern Airways (T3/EZE) has announced that it will be launching a direct service from Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) to Belfast City (BHD/EGAC) in January, replacing a route lost when Flybe collapsed. Operating daily during the week, as well as with a flight on Sunday, the flight will be operated by a [read more]

Boeing 747-400 G-CIVB in the hangar (Image: Stuart Bailey/British Airways)
Airline news

Final BA 747s at Heathrow: Where & How to watch

The last two British Airways Boeing 747s are due to depart from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) this morning in what British Airways CEO dubbed a “difficult day for everybody at British Airways“. In a rare occurrence, the final two aircraft G-CIVB and G-CIVY, will depart simultaneously from Heathrow’s parallel runways before [read more]

Manchester Airport (Image: TransportMedia UK)
Airline news

MAG to cut up to 900 jobs

Manchester Airports Group (MAG), which operates Manchester, East Midlands and Stansted airports has begun talks with Unions over plans to cut up to 900 jobs. It is understood that 465 roles are under threat at Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC), 376 at London Stansted (STN/EGSS) and 51 at East Midlands Airport (EMA/EGNX) [read more]