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Qantas to launch Project Sunrise research flights

Qantas Airways is launching three ultra-long-haul research flights, as part of the “Project Sunrise”. Around 19-hour long non-stop flights will head off from London (the United Kingdom) and New York (the United States) to Sydney (Australia) with the goal to gather data about inflight passenger and crew health and wellbeing....


Jason Shaw
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 at least £15 million, (€17.1 million / $19.4 million) the airline confirmed th...


Ruta Burbaite
Gatwick travel misery: runway reopens, suspects still at large

Gatwick Airport has reopened its runway on the morning of December 21, 2018, and is allowing a limited amount of flights to take off and land. The incident comes on the heels of what the airport expects to be the busiest day of travel. The suspect or suspects of the “deliberate” act are still at large, despite a full-blown police investigation, involving government and military assistance....


Ruta Burbaite
“Please do not travel to Gatwick”, drone surge halts all flights

Drones spotted in and around London’s Gatwick Airport (LGW) airfield on the morning of December 20, 2018, have led to the suspension of all flights “for safety reasons”. And the uproar seems to be serious. The airport says its airfield has been closed as authorities continue to investigate multiple drone sightings detected since the previous evening....


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Drones Disrupt Flights At London Gatwick Airport

A drone recently hit an Aeromexico Boeing 737 in Tijuana. Not even a week later, two drones have caused the closure of London Gatwick airport....


Rytis Beresnevicius
5 Flights You Can Celebrate New Year’s Eve In

There are numerous ways to celebrate New Year's Eve. One of the unusual ways of doing so is to meet the new year while in the air! These are the top 5 flights you should board if you wish to celebrate New Year's differently:...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Top 5 Biggest Airports In The World In 2018

An airport never sleeps, no matter what your job is. The biggest airports in the world never have a calm hour in their daily schedule. Yet airports every year try to increase their figures, trying to increase their profits. But which airport handled the most passengers in 2018?...


Jason Shaw
London Stansted gets approval for 43 million passengers a year

London Stansted Airport (STN) has received permission from Uttlesford District Council’s planning committee on Wednesday, November 14th to increase its annual passenger cap from 35 million to 43 mil...


Ruta Burbaite
Dreamliner’s chilling near-miss: drone came within 10ft of plane

On June 25, 2018, one of Virgin Atlantic’s Boeing 787-9s came very close to a tragedy when upon its approach to London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR) a drone was spotted passing the plane within just 10 feet. ...


AeroTime Team
Gatwick to turn standby runway into routine use

Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London, United Kingdom, officially revealed plans to open the second runway by putting the existing standby runway into routine use....