Lufthansa set to sign air belin deal

Lufthansa to buy majority of bankrupt Air Berlin

Lufthansa (LH/DLH) is set to buy the majority of bankrupt Air Berlin’s fleet and network including Fly Niki & Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter. Air Belin filed for insolvency in August but has remained operating thanks to a 150m euro loan from the German Government. Talks have been ongoing with Lufthansa and Easyjet being [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737 aircraft

Ryanair apologises to pilots and begs them to stay

The beleaguered low-cost airline, Ryanair has given in to its pilots over pay and conditions after weeks of denying pilots were leaving. The Dublin based airline recently put a cancellation policy into force causing misery for hundreds of passengers who had their flights cancelled at the last minute. Ryanair claimed it [read more]

Vueling welcomes 600,000th passenger through Cardiff Airport
Cardiff Airport News

Vueling welcomes 600,000th passenger through Cardiff Airport

Spanish carrier Vueling has welcomed its 600,000th passenger through Cardiff Airport. The 600,000th passenger to travel with Vueling through Cardiff Airport comes as the carrier celebrates 5 years at Wales’ National Airport. To celebrate the occasion Vueling gave the 600,00th passenger free return tickets for two to either Malaga or [read more]

Thomas Cook Airbus A321 at Bristol Airport (Image: The Aviation Media Agency)
Airline news

Thomas Cook pilots stage 12 hour walkout

Pilots flying for UK leisure airline Thomas Cook are staging a 12-hour walkout over pay. The strike, which began at 3 am this morning following a failed last ditch attempt by Thomas Cook to obtain an injunction to prevent the action. The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) authorised the strike which is [read more]

Easyjet: Inside the Cockpit

TV: Easyjet – Inside the Cockpit

Easyjet – Inside the Cockpit is a new fly-on-the-wall series on ITV following trainee easyJet pilots as they take their first steps flying for the airline. Easyjet, the UK’s biggest airline, launched its largest ever pilot recruitment drive this year including a focus on encouraging more women to apply for [read more]