London Gatwick Airport (Image: TransportMedia UK)
News

Airports warns of closure without government help

The Airport Operators Association (AOA), which represents UK airports, has warned that airports may have to close without government assistance following the removal of safe travel corridors. Some of airports in the UK have seen an almost complete drop in traffic as a result of the Coronvirus pandemic and even [read more]

The cockpit on Tundergarth Hill
Air Safety

Lockerbie bomber loses posthumous appeal

Scotland’s Court of Appeal has rejected both grounds of appeal that were lodged by the family of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi following a review found that there may have been a miscarriage of justice. Former Libyan Intelligence Officer al-Megrahi is the only man ever convicted of the 1988 bombing on Pan Am [read more]

Heathrow Airport (Image: Graceful)
News

UK pushes back COVID test requirement

The UK has pushed back its requirement for all passengers arrving into England to have proof of a negative COVID test 72-hours prior to arrival. The rules were originally due to come into force today but have now been pushed back to Monday 18th January. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced [read more]

Norwegian 787 Dreamliner at London Gatwick
Civil Aviation

Norwegian: Massive job losses at Gatwick

Norwegian is to end its trans-Atlantic and Asian long-haul network as part of its restructuring process resulting in over 1,000 job losses at Gatwick Airport. The airline group which has been struggling to weather the pandemic is closing Gatwick based Norwegian Air UK which operated flights to the US, Singapore, [read more]

An Airbus A350-1000XWB touches down at Farnborough (Image: TransportMedia UK)
Engineering & Leasing

Airbus e-delivery system boosts 2020 deliveries

Due to the global pandemic Airbus found it had a problem with delivering aircraft dipping to just 14 deliveries in April 2020 so in a bid to keep deliveries flowing, Airbus developed an e-delivery system to help speed up aircraft deliveries. The system, which allows customers to receive their aircraft [read more]