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Monarch’s chief has publicly come out to blame international terrorism for the failure of the airline: but passengers’ fears only represent part of the problem. What happened to Monarch Airlines, and what’s next for passengers and staff? Are You Affected? Important Information If you’re affected by the collapse of Monarch and need information on getting … Continue reading “Monarch Airlines: What Happened, and What’s Next?”

Missile testing around North Korean airspace has dominated recent headlines. The United States may be confident that a nuclear war with North Korea would be won easily – but Japan, given its history and proximity to North Korea – feels far less secure. In amongst the international tensions are the fears of individuals, particularly air … Continue reading “North Korean Airspace – Are Commercial Flights in Danger?”

Hurricane Irma – A force to be reckoned with Following one another only 16 days apart, Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma mark the first time since records began that “two Atlantic Category 4 hurricanes have made U.S. landfall within the same year” National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The horrific scale of Hurricane Irma’s trail of … Continue reading “The Aftermath of Irma: Airport Damages and widespread Flight Cancellations”

On the 4th August 2017, the US Air Force and Boeing finalised a deal for the purchase of two Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental airliners. After significant modification, the ready-built aircraft will serve as the next generation of Air Force One for future presidents, replacing the ageing VC-25A Presidential support aircraft. The decision to purchase pre-existing aircraft … Continue reading “Boeing 747-8 Airliners Confirmed to Become New Air Force One Aircraft”

Following some particularly testing times for commercial passenger aviation, new security measures were put in place to ensure the safety of those flying in and around Europe. Understandably, this is a precaution that should be taken and should not be begrudged by those flying, however, new reports and cited passengers are now reporting being delayed … Continue reading “European Airports hit with 3 hour delays – What’s happening?”