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Ryanair shuts down London Southend aircraft base this winter

Reading Time: < 1 minute The low-cost carrier Ryanair has confirmed that it will close its two aircraft base in the London Southend Airport from the 1st of November. EasyJet made the same announcement last August. Ryanair aircraft base operations from London Southend lasted three years from 1st April 2019. Two low-cost carriers Ryanair and Wizz Air arrived in the […]

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Budget Airlines Request for EU Sustainable Fuel Quotas for All Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute Low-cost airlines are asking the European Union to request airlines to apply a certain share of sustainable fuel to all flights but not only short-haul ones. The European Commission is drawing a plan for carriers to use a minimum share of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) to restrain the aviation industry’s CO2 emissions impacting the planet […]

Airlines’ Cabin Crew to Help With Vaccine Rollout in the UK

Reading Time: < 1 minute The low-cost airlines easyJet and Virgin have joined the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) to support its Covid-19 vaccination program. The UK is currently into the third lockdown due to a new, highly transmissible variant of the virus gaining momentum. Most crew members are now furloughed, therefore they can efficiently use their time helping with […]

easyJet Pushes Back Delivery of 24 Airbus Aircraft to 2025

Reading Time: < 1 minute After long speculations and a number of previously unconfirmed rumours, easyJet has announced that it reached an agreement with Airbus on the deferral of 24 aircraft deliveries to 2025-2027. Each aviation company, especially airlines, is currently looking into every possibility to cut costs and stay afloat. After the crisis hit the bottom line in April, […]

easyJet to Resume Flights from 21 European Airports in June

Reading Time: < 1 minute easyJet has announced about its plans to restart a small number of mainly domestic flights, from 21 European airports from 15 June. Services will be operating from London Gatwick, Bristol, Birmingham, Liverpool, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Belfast, and Isle of Man in the UK. In addition, flying will resume in France from Nice, Paris Charles […]

easyJet Grounds the Majority of Fleet and Cancels 90% of Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute easyJet, a British low-cost airline, has also felt an extraordinary pressure put on the aviation industry by the coronavirus and made a decision to ground almost all its aircraft cancelling 90% of its scheduled flights starting 24 March. The airline still expects to maintain some of its key routes mainly to, from and within the […]

Wright Electric Pursues Path Towards Electric Commercial Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Wright Electric, a start-up electric aircraft developer, has announced about the beginning of engine development program for its flagship 186-seat electric commercial plane, named Wright 1.  In order to make the Wright 1 airborne, the company has begun the construction of a 1.5 MW electric motor and inverter at 3 kilovolts to form the powerplant […]

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Alitalia: Gloomy Future After easyJet Quits Rescue Talks

Reading Time: < 1 minute Alitalia, the flag carrier of Italy, is again facing uncertain future after easyJet has pulled out of rescue talks and given up its interest in the Italian airline. Alitalia has been experiencing turbulence since 2017, when it went into administration after the employees of the airline voted against cutting jobs and salaries that was vital […]

Easyjet A320 Reported Burning Electrical Odour on Board

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Easyjet Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Edinburgh to Bristol (UK), reported burning electrical odour on board. Aircraft was enroute at FL330 about 60nm northwest of Birmingham (UK) when the crew decided to divert to Birmingham due to a burning electrical odour. The aircraft landed safely on Birmingham’s runway 15 about 30 minutes later. The airline […]

easyJet Orders Additional 17 A320neo

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has reached an agreement with easyJet that extends the airline’s fleet plans into 2023, exercising purchase rights to firm orders for 17 A320neo. This takes its combined order for the NEO to 147 (including 30 A321neo) and means easyJet has ordered 468 A320 Family aircraft to date. The aircraft are configured with 186 seats […]