26 people killed in a military plane crash

Antonov-26, a military aircraft came down near the eastern city of Kharkiv, killing 20 cadets and six officers from Kharkiv Air Force University while on a training flight. Only one person survived. The crash is being investigated and according to officials  captain and not cadets was flying the plane  when it crashed. The plane came…

Engines made a loud banging noise and fill the cabin with smoke

The crew on the Flybe flight  BE4321 with 105 onboard to Alicante reported smoke filling the cabin and cockpit during take-off on 28th February 2019.   Two fire engines rushed to the scene. Passengers were stuck on the wing of a plane during an emergency evacuation at Exeter Airport as some passengers escaping via overwing…

BA to retire their entire 737 fleets immediately

British Airways owned by International Airlines Group (IAG) grounds all of its Boeing 747s as it suffers from the sharp travel downturn. The UK airline is the world’s largest operator of the jump jets with 31 in the fleet. A  British Airways spokesman said, “It is with great sadness that we can confirm we are…

Two-week quarantine from Monday for anyone arriving in UK

A fortnight quarantine period for anyone arriving in UK will be enforced from Monday 8thJune. Over 200 travel companies have requested the new rules to be scrapped including some MPs who voiced concerns. But Home Secretary Priti Patel said the move would protect public health now that imported coronavirus cases pose a more significant threat. Passengers arriving…

World’s largest all-electric maiden flight aircraft eCaravan

World’s largest all-electric aircraft successfully takes it first flight The world’s largest all-electric plane took its maiden voyage successfully, which lasted 30 minutes. The eCaravan aircraft is a Cessna208 Caravan plane which was fitted with a 750 horsepower electric motor made by US-based startup Magnix and modified  by aerospace engineering firm AeroTEC. The aircraft which…

Cornavirus:British Airways with more PPE to land at Heathrow

The Department of Health UK  has released its official death toll, 616 people had died in hospital from coronavirus in the past 24 hours taking the total death toll to 18, 837 at 5 pm, pm 22 April. Out of 425, 821  tests of which 138, 078 tested positive. A British Airways passenger  Boeing 777…

Flybe collapses after virus weighs on sales

UK’s Exeter-based Airline Flybe has gone into administration, with 2000 job losses after a fresh bid for financial stimulus failed. The carrier also blames the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on demand for air travel for its collapse. Its website advises customers “not to travel to the airport” unless they have arranged an alternative confirmed…

One man’s efforts to make air travel safer

EVERYBODY FLIES –  BRITISH CINEMAS PREMIERE:-  A SHOCKING DOCUMENTARY FROM FACT NOT FICTION  FILMS Cinephil films are one of the organizations behind the film itemized above which took 18 years of research and 4.5. years to make, with the intrepid researcher and former British Airways pilot Tristan Loraine as host. Tristan features in interviews and…