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 & Finance

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]

Bristol Airport
News

Bristol Airport begins appeal of expansion rejection

Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) will today begin its appeal into North Somerset Council’s rejection of its planning expansion which would allow it to expand facilities at the airport. In February last year, the council voted 18-7 to reject Bristol Airports plans for expansion which would see Bristol Airport capable of handling [read more]

Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 PK-CLC (Image: Ikko Haidar Farozy/Wikimedia/CC BY-SA2.0)
Air Safety

Indonesia Plane Crash: All know so far

An Indonesian airliner belonging to local budget airline Sriwijaya Air has crashed off the coast of Indonesia en-route from Jakarta to Pontianak. According to flight data, the aircraft suddenly dropped out of the sky from 10,000ft to sea level in about 60 seconds. The aircraft departed Jakarta at 14:36 local [read more]

Air Safety

Search for missing Boeing 737 in Indonesia

A search is underway for a Boeing 737 that has gone missing after leaving Jakarta. The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 reportedly dropped 10,000ft in 60 seconds before disappearing from radar according to data from Flight tracking apps. Flight SJ182 was flying from Jakarta to Pontianak City with around 50 passengers [read more]