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…

Pegasus plane skids off runway and disintegrates but all 177 survived

 Pegasus Airlines passenger plane carrying 171 passengers and six crew was landing in heavy rain after flying in from the western province of Izmir, has skidded off the runway at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport in Turkey and broken into three prices, injuring 21 people. Cahit Turhan, the Transport Minister said no-one died in the incident.…

Airbus fined for bribery and corruption

Airbus for years practiced a “massive scheme to offer and pay bribes” involving top executives, according to disclosure in courts in Washington, Paris, and London as Europe’s aerospace champion agreed to pay €3.6bn in penalties to regulators in France, the UK, and the US. Many of the bribes were paid through shell companies set up…

World’s largest twin engine jet successfully completes maiden flight

Boeing’s 252 foot-long passenger plane 777X has successfully completed the first test flight of the world’s largest twin-engined plane near Seattle at 2:00pm local time (22:00 GMT) and lasted four hours. Earlier two attempts were called off this week due to high winds. Further tests are needed before the 777X aircraft which features include folding…

Flybe rescued by the Government

Flybe, the largest operator of UK domestic routes, with almost two in five flights,  has been saved from the brink of collapse after the government reached agreement on a rescue deal for Europe’s largest regional airline. Andrea Leadsom, business secretary, confirmed a deal with the troubled airline’s owners after days of talks. The deal includes…