Category: Airlines

‘Bad apple’: Wizz Air head of flight operations under fire after stepping down

Budapest-based low-cost carrier Wizz Air has hit a storm of controversy over the recent replacement of its chief of flight operations, who is alleged to have encouraged his team to target people who take sick days or don’t accept shifts on their days off for redundancies. According to a report by Reuters, voice recordings from […]

Boeing files lawsuit against Air Force One interiors provider

Boeing has cancelled its contract and filed a lawsuit against GDC Technics, the contractor hired to complete interior work on Air Force One, with Boeing stating the work has fallen over a year behind schedule. The US Air Force has purchased two undelivered Boeing 747-8 jets, designated VC-25B, to replace the previous 747-200s that have […]

Airbus deliveries pick up steam in March

Following a lukewarm start to the year, Airbus saw strong results in March 2021, having received a total of 28 new aircraft orders and completed 72 deliveries to 34 separate customers. The European planemaker’s results make March its strongest month for the year so far, as the COVID-19 pandemic enters into its second year and […]

UK industry bosses call for US-UK travel corridor

The chief executives from British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Heathrow Airport have joined forces to plead for the UK government to introduce a trans-Atlantic travel corridor as soon as next month. The aviation industry leaders have joined in a rare joint plea to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, arguing that the successful rollout of vaccination […]

United set to train and hire 5,000 pilots by 2030, focuses on diversity

United Airlines has announced it will train and hire an additional 5,000 pilots within its Aviate flight training program by 2030, with at least 50 per cent of its new trainee pilots being women or people of colour. In addition to opening up training spots, United has partnered with JPMorgan Chase in order to offer […]

Iran indicts 10 officials over downed Ukrainian passenger jet
Air Crash Investigations

Iran has officially indicted 10 officials over the Ukrainian passenger jet that was accidentally shot down by Iranian authorities in January 2020, a military prosecutor confirmed on Tuesday. According to local news agencies, Gholam Abbas Torki, the outgoing military prosecutor for Tehran, said, “Indictments have been issued for 10 officials involved in the crash of […]

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