Civil Aviation

Stobart CEO set to move to Swissport

Sources close matter have said that Warwick Brady, Chief Executive of Esken, the new name for Stobart Group, is set to quit his role and take over as Chief Executive of Handling agent Swissport. Esken, which owns London Southend Airport and Stobart Aviation Services, has just completed an investment round [read more]

An Airbus A400M performing a Steep climbout (TransportMedia UK)
Airshow News

Cosford Air Show postponed

The annual Cosford Airshow has officially been postponed until September 2021 due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. The show was due to take place in June but organisers have taken the “difficult decision” to postpone to ensure safety. The organisers said “Due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, and the resulting [read more]

Air France aircraft at Paris CDG

France closes borders to non-EU nationals

France is set to close its borders to non-EU nationals in tough new border restrictions as Coronavirus cases in the country remain some of the highest in Europe. The move closes the country to all non-Europeans from Sunday unless their travel is absolutely necessary although the French prime minister Jean [read more]

TUI 737 Max 8 G-TUMA at Manchester Airport
Air Safety

Boeing 737 Max cleared to fly in Europe

The Boeing 737 Max has had its mandatory grounding in Europe ended as the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) clears the type to return to service. The beleaguered 737 Max family was grounded following two fatal crashes linked to its MCAS system which was designed to counteract the affects of [read more]