Norwegian Boeing 737 on Finals to London Gatwick
Civil Aviation

Norway Government will now offer support for Norwegian

The Government of Norway has said it will support and contribute to the capital of Norwegian Air Shuttle just two-months after it refused further support for the struggling carrier. Since then the airline has entered a restructuring process under an “examinership scheme” in Ireland and a “supplementary reconstruction” process in [read more]

London Gatwick Airport (Image: TransportMedia UK)

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]

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]

Bristol Airport

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]