UK Civil Aviation Authority completes Operation Matterhorn today, ‘the largest peacetime repatriation ever’

The Civil Aviation Authority will complete Operation Matterhorn today following the collapse of Thomas Cook. Since the liquidation of the company on September 23rd, the CAA has repatriated 140,000 passengers in what it brands the largest ever peacetime operation of its kind. The two-week flying programme, which involved the use of 150 aircraft from 50…

INCIDENT British Airways #BA2673 from Larnaca forced to make emergency landing after smoke was detected in the cabin

A British Airways aircraft that took off from Larnaca on Wednesday afternoon made an emergency landing in Athens after smoke was detected in the cabin. According to Greek media, the aircraft, bound for London, landed at the Eleftherios Venizelos airport in Athens at around 7.35pm after smoke was detected in the cabin while the aircraft…

Discover the new refurbished Qantas A380 Business Suite and more Premium Economy seating

The first of Qantas’ upgraded A380s welcomed its first passengers today, delivering a new level of comfort for customers travelling on the national carrier’s largest aircraft. The multimillion-dollar upgrade of 12 aircraft includes new seating across expanded Business and Premium Economy cabins and a refresh of the aircraft’s First and Economy seating. The on-board lounge…

United Airlines #UA1554 forced to make emergency landing after female passenger gets stuck in toilet

A United Airlines flight was forced to make an unexpected landing on Wednesday after a passenger became stuck inside one of the plane’s toilets. Flight 1554 was travelling from Washington DC to San Francisco when “the lavatory door became inoperative,” according to a statement from the airline. A female passenger, who has remained unnamed, was…