Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Rolls-Royce Engines: What’s in a name?

Rolls-Royce for many is the gold standard in jet engines, they power some of the biggest, fastest and most-efficient aircraft in the sky such as the Trent powered Boeing 777 or the mighty Pegasus powered Harrier Jump-Jet. The names alone – Olympus, Proteus, Nene – are names that conjure up [read more]

Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Boeing Exec says Hydrogen airliner unlikely any time soon

A top Boeing executive and product developer has poured water onto claims by Airbus that it will have a Hydrogen-powered airline in service by 2035. Commercial vice-president and general manager of product development at Boeing, Michael Sinnett, spoke the day after Airbus made the announcement and said that while Hydrogen [read more]

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

Ryanair wins UK EU261 compensation ruling

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) ruling has welcomed a ruling that means it does not have to pay EU261 compensation to customers caught up in the Pilot & Cabin Crew strikes. The ruling on appeal, which confirms an original ruling, will come as a blow to the Civil Aviation Authority [read more]

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Civil Aviation

Airbus & easyJet sign ‘green aircraft’ research agreement

European airframer Airbus has signed an agreement with leading Low-Cost Carrier easyJet (U2/EZY) to research Hybrid and Electic ‘Green’ aircraft. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the companies will see them cooperate in a joint research project to asses the viability and look at solutions for hybrid and electric-powered aircraft [read more]


Adria Airways to launch direct service to Liverpool

Slovenian airline Adria Airways (JP/ADR) is set to launch direct flights from Ljubljana (LJU/LJLJ) to Liverpool (LPL/EGGP) com May 2020. The twice-weekly flight will operate using a Bombardier CRJ900 regional jet flying on Wednesdays and Saturdays. ADR472/43 will operate on Wednesday leaving Ljubljana at 06:35, arriving at Liverpool at 08:00; [read more]