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GMB and Mitie strike Heathrow deal

GMB and Mitie strike Heathrow deal

🕔13:40, 23.May 2019

Union representatives GMB and security firm Mitie has struck a deal with London Heathrow which will benefit hundreds of security guards. The agreement will benefit staff across all five of Heathrow’s terminals, and is a recognition deal. Mitie will bargain

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SAS launches three new routes expanding its winter schedule

SAS launches three new routes expanding its winter schedule

🕔13:40, 23.May 2019

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has introduced new routes to its ever-expanding network. The new services are part of the airline’s winter schedule that includes a new direct three-times weekly route, utilising CRJ-900, from Stockholm, Sweden to Luxembourg, starting 4 November. The airline has

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Finnair looking to improve air traffic punctuality with artificial intelligence

Finnair looking to improve air traffic punctuality with artificial intelligence

🕔13:39, 23.May 2019

Finnair and artificial intelligence (AI) company Silo.AI have built a machine learning AI tool which enables the airline to predict possible disruptions to air traffic more accurately. Flight punctuality is one of the biggest factors that affect customer satisfaction, and

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Inmarsat upgrades inflight broadband services

Inmarsat upgrades inflight broadband services

🕔13:38, 23.May 2019

Satellite communications firm Inmarsat has announced a brand aviation new top-end package for its Jet ConneX business aviation inflight broadband solution. The new concept will enable unlimited data usage and 33% higher speeds compared to the service’s previous fastest plan,

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French business airline La Compagnie takes delivery of first A321neo

French business airline La Compagnie takes delivery of first A321neo

🕔13:37, 23.May 2019

Business focused airline La Compagnie has taken delivery of its first Airbus A321neo with the first commercial flight scheduled for June 6. With the arrival of the first A321neo, French business airline La Compagnie will grow its fleet to three

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Delta CEO provides response to Senator Sanders’ criticism of anti-union campaign

Delta CEO provides response to Senator Sanders’ criticism of anti-union campaign

🕔13:35, 23.May 2019

Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian has responded to recent criticism from US Senator Bernie Sanders and eight other congressional democrats regarding unionising. The unrest started when social media posts became viral showing posters produced by Delta which discouraged workers from

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Airbus delivers first ACH145 helicopters

Airbus delivers first ACH145 helicopters

🕔13:34, 23.May 2019

Airbus has delivered the first of two ACH145 helicopters to an existing private customer as the first step in a fleet renewal programme. The two aircraft will be flown from super yachts in the Mediterranean and Caribbean regions on behalf

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FAA etsablishes drone restrictions near US Navy operations; appoints new members to Drone advisory committee

FAA etsablishes drone restrictions near US Navy operations; appoints new members to Drone advisory committee

🕔13:30, 23.May 2019

The Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has established special security instructions which will restrict drone operations in airspace up to 2,000 feet mean sea level (MSL) near US territorial and navigable waters. These new restrictions specifically prohibit drone flights in this

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DJI to install airplane and helicopter detector in drones

DJI to install airplane and helicopter detector in drones

🕔13:29, 23.May 2019

Civilian drone maker DJI will install airplane and helicopter detectors in new consumer drones in a bid to reduce the growing number of drone incidents at airports. All new DJI drone models released after January 1, 2020 that weigh more

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Shandong Airlines becomes latest to file Boeing 737 Max compensation claim

Shandong Airlines becomes latest to file Boeing 737 Max compensation claim

🕔13:28, 23.May 2019

China’s Shandong Airlines is the latest airline seeking compensation from Boeing for economic losses due to the grounding of its 737 Max aircraft, and delayed delivery of future planes. Shandong Airlines compensation claim follows requests from China Eastern Airlines; as

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