Zara Rutherford
General Aviation

British Teen completes solo round the world flight

19-year old Zara Rutherford, a British-Belgian teenager, has entered the record books as the youngest female pilot to fly solo around the world. Somewhat destined to fly, Zara is the daughter of British professional pilot Sam Rutherford and Belgian pilot Beatrice de Smet, Zara was born in Brussels. She completed [read more]

Qatar Airways A350-900 arrives into Cardiff Airport
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Qatar Airways posts video as A350 row gets bitter

Qatar Airways (QR/QTR) has responded to Airbus cancelling its order for 50 A321neo aircraft by posting a video of paint damage to one of its Airbus A350 aircraft. Airbus disputes that the paint issue affects safety but Qatar Airways says that the Qatari regulator insisted it grounded affected aircraft. The [read more]

flypop CEO Nino Singh Judge welcomes it latest aircraft to the fleet
Civil Aviation

Second flypop A330 takes to the skies

The second aircraft to join the flypop fleet has arrived at the start-ups London Stansted (STN/EGSS) base. The second aircraft, Airbus A330 9H-PTP, is also leased from Maltese leasing specialist Hi Fly and will initially be used for zero LOPA cargo flights before flypop launches passenger services later this year. [read more]