G-FBEJ Embraer E195
Air Safety

AAIB raises concerns over Flybe evacuation

The report into a Flybe flight to Alicante last year that had to be evacuated on take-off has raised concerns over the evacuation after some passengers faced a “large-drop” from the Wing. The incident happened 28th February 2019 at Exeter Airport when the crew aborted the take-off after smoke started [read more]

British Airways Dreamliner
New Routes

BA to take on Virgin in Pakistan

British Airways (BA/BAW) has announced that it plans to added a second route to Pakistan, from London Heathrow to Lahore. The move comes just days after Virgin Atlantic announced that it was launching services to Islamabad and Lahore from London and Manchester. The British Airways flight will operate 4 times-per-week [read more]

Aerial view of Stage 3 Flowline of single aisle in Broughton. (Image: Airbus)
Engineering & Leasing

Airbus boss warns of compulsory job losses

Airbus Chief Executive, Guillaume Faury, has warned staff that “it’s unlikely that voluntary departures will be enough” as it seeks to cut its workforce to survive the current crisis in the aviation industry. Airbus is seeking to cut around 15,000 jobs around the world with 1,670 of those to go [read more]

The First Heathrow Flight Taking off from Teesside Airport
News

First Teesside to Heathrow flight in 10 years

The first flight between Teesside (MME/EGNV) and Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) in more than a decade has taken off today as the new Eastern Airways (T3/EZE) service got underway. The first flight marks the beginning of a daily service connecting the north-east with the UK’s biggest airport providing vital business and leisure [read more]