England

Easyjet outlines electric future

UK low-cost carrier Easyjet has outlined its electric future together with electric aircraft pioneers, Wright Electric. Easyjet hopes that the collaboration with US-based Wright Electric will support its goal for short haul flights to be operated by all-electric planes. Wright Electric has been challenged to build an all-electric commercial passenger [read more]

England

British Airways takes delivery of 25th Dreamliner

British Airways (BA/BAW) will take delivery of its 25th Dreamliner on Thursday 28th September. The Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJI will leave Seattle on the 28th September as BA8625 at around 18:05 local time. It will arrive at London’s Heathrow airport the next day at 11:15. Captain Stephen Riley, British Airways’ director of [read more]

Norwegian Boeing 737-800 (Credit Alan Wilson/Wikipedia)
Civil Aviation

LEVEL pegging with Norwegian

Willie Walsh, chief executive of International Airlines Group (IAG), expects the group’s new long-haul low-cost carrier LEVEL to grow to 30 aircraft over the next five years, while a decision on where to launch its second base imminent. Speaking  at World Routes 2017, Walsh said the airline would grow to [read more]

A Monarch A320 (Image: Adrian Pingstone)
Civil Aviation

Norwegian looks to acquire Monarch

Norwegian  has  been named as one of the companies interested in the purchase of UK leisure specialist Monarch Airlines. The UK’s Press Association (PA) stated on Friday, September 22, that the Scandinavian budget carrier had approached Monarch over a deal to buy all – or part – of the business as it [read more]