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Norwegian cuts order cancellation deal with Airbus, stalemate continues with Boeing
Airlines

Norwegian Air has officially cancelled all 88 narrow-body jets it had on order from Airbus, mostly made up of A320neo and A321LR aircraft. Under the agreement, Airbus will keep all deposits made on the purchased but as-yet undelivered aircraft, and is entitled to a further $850,000 from the embattled airline. A deal was originally struck

UK ‘working to mitigate’ Brexit risks as deadline looms
Airlines

UK aviation authorities have claimed they are working hard to mitigate the potential risks faced by the country’s aviation sector once the current Brexit transition period with the European Union ends on 31 December. From 1 January 2021, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will be required to take on new regulatory responsibilities, as Britain

No use crying over spilt coffee: Airbus redesigns A350 cockpit
Airlines

Airbus has officially overhauled its A350 cockpit control panel, following earlier reports of engine failure caused by the aircrew’s spilt beverages. The planemaker has developed a new integrated liquid-resistant control panel within its A350 aircraft, which will protect the engine systems from damage due to accidental drink spills. This follows two incidents in the last

Lufthansa cuts short-term deal with union to save pilot jobs
Airlines

Lufthansa has reached a temporary deal with the German Vereinigung Cockpit pilots union, which will delay the onset of any pilot redundancies until at least March 2021. The deal intends to buy both parties more time to settle negotiations for the longer-term, as the airline continues to battle with the COVID-19 induced aviation downturn. As

EU backs coronavirus changes to CORSIA scheme
Airlines

The European Union (EU) has thrown its weight behind plans to change a UN scheme to tackle the aviation industry’s carbon footprint, to the dismay of environmental activists. On Tuesday, the 27 member states of the EU voted to support changes that would alter requirements of the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation

Border update: Europe begins to reopen as Colombia shuts its doors
General Aviation

The coronavirus pandemic has moved at varying speeds across the globe. As borders closed in locations across the world, other countries in new regions are only just beginning to be affected. Much of the world’s borders are now closed as the virus reaches its peak. However, signs of slow recovery in some European countries, including

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