LEAP engines on a Boeing 737 Max (Image: Nick Harding/TransportMedia UK)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

FAA clears Boeing 737 Max to return to service

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has cleared Boeing’s 737 Max family to fly once again following its grounding in March 2019. The type was grounded last year following two fatal crashes attributed to the systems designed to compensate for aerodynamic changes and the types larger engines. The so-called ‘Maneuvering Characteristics [read more]

Emirates Boeing 777 (Image: Aviation Wales)

Emirates increasing UK services and A380 use

Following the establishment of the UK-UAE air corridor, Emirates has announced an increase in services on it’s UK routes to Heathrow, Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow. Services to Heathrow will now be fully operated by the Airbus A380 aircraft four times a day from 27 November and six times a week [read more]


Newcastle Airport operating with restricted hours

Throughout the second lockdown, Newcastle Airport has announced that they’ll be keeping scheduled flights running for passengers who are exempt from the current travel restrictions. The airport is currently operating with the following restricted hours until the 3rd of December. Monday – Friday: 0555 – 1200 | 1630 – 2230Saturday [read more]

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Hays Travel founder dies suddenly

Hays Travel founder John Hayes has died suddenly aged 71. Mr Hays reportedly collapsed while working at the companies head office. He ran Hays Travel together with his wife Irene and together saved thousands of Thomas Cook jobs when they bought Thomas Cooks UK travel agencies. A spokesperson for the [read more]

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Loganair eyes Heathrow to Isle of Man route

Scottish regional airline Loganair (LM/LOG) is planning to launch services between London Heathrow and the Isle of Man. Sources close to the airline said that if approved the flights are expected to begin in mid-November using a 49-seat Embraer jet to operate the twice-daily service. Loganair has been rapidly expanding [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737-800 at Bristol Airport (Image: TransportMedia UK)

Ryanair hits back at ‘false’ Which? refund claims

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has hit back at Which? and exposed its “false and misleading claims” that Ryanair is not refunding customers and deliberately misleading them. Which? alleges that Ryanair claims that “every passenger booked with the airline has been refunded” but the airline makes it clear that this [read more]