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Clement Charpentreau

RAF P-8 Poseidon monitors Russian warship for maiden mission

A P-8 Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft of the Royal Air Force (RAF) carried out its first mission by monitoring a Russian warship cruising in the North Sea near the United Kingdom’s sovereign waters....


Rytis Beresnevicius

SpiceJet continues long-haul odyssey with London-Heathrow slots

The odyssey of SpiceJet starting operating long-haul flights continued, as the airline announced that it has acquired slots at London Heathrow Airport (LHR)....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Emirates and the United Kingdom: a troubled marriage?

Seemingly, the priority for Emirates was to re-establish its crucial links to the United Kingdom. As soon as it was able to, it launched flights to London-Heathrow (LHR) and other cities in the country. But could have the COVID-19 crisis exposes weakness in the relationship between the two?...


Rytis Beresnevicius

Curious case of SpiceJet long-haul low-cost flights

Despite having no long-haul flight-capable aircraft, SpiceJet announced that it has become a designated airline to fly between India and UK, and the US. Furthermore, it announced that it will conduct repatriation flights from Amsterdam in August 2020....


Pijus Jauniskis

Two birds with one stone: SpiceJet to fly US and UK

The Indian budget airline SpiceJet reported permission to operate services to both the UK and the US as the “Indian scheduled carrier”....


Clement Charpentreau

Tempest fighter program gears up with new partners and investment

The Tempest program took a huge step forward with two almost-simultaneous announcements from the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence and the Swedish manufacturer Saab....


Valius Venckunas

Virgin Atlantic seals new rescue deal, narrowly escapes collapse

Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic, which has balanced on the verge of collapse since the inception of the new Coronavirus pandemic, is set to be rescued by a new yet-to-be-announced £1.2 billion deal....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Ryanair and pilot union BALPA agree to cut wages but save jobs

While in the past union relationships with Ryanair were tense, the pilot union BALPA shook hands with Ryanair to preserve jobs in the United Kingdom....


Clement Charpentreau

Airbus seeks government compromises to save jobs

Airbus unveiled its plan to cut 15,000 jobs among its workforce, including 5,000 in France and 5,100 in Germany. However, the manufacturer says that some of those positions could be saved through state-funded employment schemes....


Rytis Beresnevicius

CAA bans Pakistan International Airlines operating flights to UK

A day after EASA banned Pakistan International Airlines from operating flights in Europe, the United Kingdom's CAA followed suit and prohibited the carrier from entering UK's airspace....