November 13, 2019

On Monday evening, the BBC Panorama TV programme debated whether flying could become environmentally friendly. Given the myriad of climate-change campaigners that are employed by the broadcasting company and the bias that inevitably results, it was always going to be a...

August 26, 2019

I was surprised to see KJM Today covering the London Assembly’s anti-Heathrow expansion propaganda on August 21. As a pro-aviation website and news source, I expected better despite the counter arguments offered at the end of the piece.

  The reality is that...

June 5, 2019

The proposal to charge drivers between £10 and £15 to access Heathrow Airport brings forward the debate about aviation and climate change yet again. 

Punitive charges on airline passengers are reaching ridiculous levels but are unlikely to deter travellers or reduc...

June 5, 2019

Proposals have been put forward to implement an ultra-low emissions zone (ULEZ) around London Heathrow Airport.  Charges will be made to discourage drivers of the most polluting vehicles from entering the zone, which will include the airport's car parks and terminal dr...

May 12, 2019

Four and a half years elapsed between the final report of the Davies Commission recommended expanding Heathrow as the preferred means of providing additional aviation capacity in southeast England, and the House of Parliament approving the UK National Policy Statement...

May 10, 2019

The German press are once again reporting that the opening of Berlin's new airport, Brandenburg Willie Brandt International, may be delayed again and flights might not commence in October 2020.

A recent report by TÜV Rheinland suggests that the new facilities still had...

May 10, 2019

The airline component of the Thomas Cook empire was put on the market in February after the parent company decided to explore divestment of its flying operations to shore up its struggling holiday business.  Thomas Cook runs airlines in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Ger...

Airbus has completed the first tethered flight of its all-electric, four-seat, multicopter vehicle demonstrator known as CityAirbus.  The prototype will be used for tests that focus on advancing remotely piloted electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) flight.  T...

Editorial opinion: Videos and images of the tragedy that unfolded at Moscow Sheremetyevo over the weekend are truly harrowing.  The landing roll of the Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet that ended with the rear of the fuselage engulfed in flames cost 41 passengers and crew thei...

The cornerstone of Terminal 3 at Frankfurt Airport has been laid, marking the start of a major construction project that is due for completion in four years time.  The initial phase of the work,  Pier G, will open in 2021 in the southern part of airport, and will be ca...

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