Airbus A350-1000 First flight crew (Image: Airbus)
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First flight success for Airbus A350-1000

The first flight has taken place of the Airbus A350-1000 XWB, Airbus’s latest aircraft and Europe’s largest twin-engined aircraft. The aircraft, MSN059, first flew for around 4 hours on Thursday 24th November on a flight that marked the beginning of the test phase. It is one of three airframes that [read more]

British Airways Airbus A380-800 G-XLEC (Image: Max Thrust Digital)

US to allow vaccinated passengers from UK

The US Government has finally said it will be relaxing travel rules for fully vaccinated passengers from the United Kingdom and EU countries from November. Under the new rules, which replace a miss-match of different restrictions introduced by ousted President Donald Trump, passengers who have had both jabs will be [read more]

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Norwegian Subsidiaries Declare Bankruptcy

Norwegian, one of Europe’s largest low-cost airlines has today announced that it plans to lay off 4700 staff. As the struggling airline declares four of its subsidiaries bankrupt. Norwegian were one of the weakest carriers to enter these unprecedented times of uncertainty, as COVID-19 continues to spread. Norwegians rising debts [read more]


WestJet to launch Halifax to Manchester service

Canadian carrier WestJet (WS/WJA) is to launch a direct service between Halifax (YHZ/CYHZ) and Manchester (MAN/EGCC) this summer. The flight to Halifax will see passengers able to connect onward across Westjet’s network as well as visiting Nova Scotia itself. The route will be operated by a Boeing 737-700 and will [read more]