A Monarch A320 (Image: Adrian Pingstone)

Monarch holding urgent talks to renew ATOL

Troubled UK airline Monarch (ZB/MON) is once again holding last-minute talks to stave off collapse and the loss of their ATOL bonding. One year on from the near collapse of the airline, it is once again seeking urgent financial assistance in order to retain the ATOL certificate that was extended [read more]

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Ryanair given until 5pm to obey compensation rules

The UK aviation regulator, Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has given trouble Irish low-fares airline Ryanair until 5pm today to revise its advice to passengers or face further action. The CAA stepped in on Wednesday when it emerged that Ryanair were deliberately and persistently misleading customers over their rights following the [read more]

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Cardiff Airport News

Seaplane touches down in Cardiff Bay

If you were out and about in Cardiff this afternoon you were in for a big surprise as a seaplane touched down in Cardiff Bay. The Cessna 182R Amphibian arrived at Cardiff Airport this morning ahead of its operations in Cardiff Bay later that afternoon. The aircraft, G-ESSL, operated around [read more]


Easyjet outlines electric future

UK low-cost carrier Easyjet has outlined its electric future together with electric aircraft pioneers, Wright Electric. Easyjet hopes that the collaboration with US-based Wright Electric will support its goal for short haul flights to be operated by all-electric planes. Wright Electric has been challenged to build an all-electric commercial passenger [read more]


British Airways takes delivery of 25th Dreamliner

British Airways (BA/BAW) will take delivery of its 25th Dreamliner on Thursday 28th September. The Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJI will leave Seattle on the 28th September as BA8625 at around 18:05 local time. It will arrive at London’s Heathrow airport the next day at 11:15. Captain Stephen Riley, British Airways’ director of [read more]

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Aviation engineering news

Morson Projects recruits former Marshall Aviation staff at Broughton

Engineering company Morson Projects has today announced it has recruited 14 experienced aviation engineers who previously worked for Marshall Aviation Services. Marshall Aviation Services closed their operation at Broughton in Flintshire earlier this year caused the loss of around 140 jobs at the North Wales site. The announcement by Morson Projects [read more]