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Jason Shaw
Jason Shaw
"Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return." - Leonardo da Vinci. Jason has been involved in the media, travel and aviation industries for most of his life, he has written numerous articles, reports and features for various publications and journals. He is also the chief aviation correspondent for http://air101.co.uk blog (Image Delta A220 From Delta)
Comair takes first Boeing 737 Max 8
Civil Aviation
Comair takes first Boeing 737 Max 8

The South African British Airways franchise partner, Comair is enjoying its first Boeing 737 Max 8 delivered from the US...

airBaltic to end 737 operations a year ahead of schedule
Civil Aviation
airBaltic to end 737 operations a year ahead of schedule

The Latvian government-backed airline airBaltic has confirmed it will call time on its Boeing 737 operations ahead of sc...

The UK's airport drone no-fly zones increased
Airports
The UK's airport drone no-fly zones increased

The drone no-fly zones around UK airports is set to be extended by the UK authorities, the government said in the mornin...

The cameras are disabled.....
Civil Aviation
The cameras are disabled.....

One of the World's most popular air carriers, Singapore Airlines, has had to reassure passengers that its new in-fli...

Loganair favourite to take over flybmi's route to Derry
Civil Aviation
Loganair favourite to take over flybmi's route to Derry

The British government has confirmed that a new contract for an airline to operate public service route between the City...

Flybmi ceases operations
Civil Aviation
Flybmi ceases operations

The British regional airline Flybmi has ceased all operations with immediate effect and is filing for administration, th...

Extreme turbulence diverts Delta flight, three taken to hospital
Civil Aviation
Extreme turbulence diverts Delta flight, three taken to hospital

Delta Air Lines flight DL5763 from John Wayne Airport, Santa Ana, California to Seattle, Washington had to make an emerg...

Airbus confirms the end of the A380 - production to end in 2021
Civil Aviation
Airbus confirms the end of the A380 - production to end in 2021

The European plane maker Airbus will cease production of the giant double-decker Airbus A380 in 2021, despite being one...

Germania bites the dust after 30 years....
Civil Aviation
Germania bites the dust after 30 years....

The German carrier with the green and white planes with a history dating back some 30 years has halted all operations an...

Drone chaos at London Gatwick cost easyJet £15 million
Civil Aviation
Drone chaos at London Gatwick cost easyJet £15 million

The drone chaos at London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in the days before Christmas last year cost the budget airline easyJet a...

The first 787-9 Dreamliner arrives for Canadian airline WestJet
Civil Aviation
The first 787-9 Dreamliner arrives for Canadian airline WestJet

One of Canada's leading airlines, WestJet has entered into what it calls 'the global era' with the arrival of the carrie...

A220 gets milestone approval for longer flights
Civil Aviation
A220 gets milestone approval for longer flights

A major step forward in the ongoing operational development of the aircraft formally known as the Bombardier CSeries, th...

Two more A330-900neo's for TAP Air Portugal
Civil Aviation
Two more A330-900neo's for TAP Air Portugal

Last year in December the Portuguese national carrier, TAP became the first airline in the world to offer its clients un...

Airbus starts recruitment for new US production line.
Civil Aviation
Airbus starts recruitment for new US production line.

As orders from American carriers flood in the A220, the aircraft formally known as the Bombardier Cseries, the European...

Eight more H225Ms for the Indonesian Air Force
Defense
Eight more H225Ms for the Indonesian Air Force

Airbus Helicopters are celebrating after winning an order for eight additional super 11-tonne H225M’s from the Indonesia...

Tipping the crew?
Civil Aviation
Tipping the crew?

Just before 2019 dawned, JT Genter over at TPG alerted us to an unusual sight, cabin crew from a US budget carrier virtu...