INCIDENT An Atlas Air Boeing 767 was forced to perform an emergency landing following an in-flight engine shut down

A military chartered performed an emergency landing after an in-flight engine shut down, shortly after departing from Honolulu. An Atlas Air Boeing 767-300 with 212 people on board performing flight from Honolulu to Guam suffered a right hand engine failure during the initial climb out of Honolulu. As a consequence of repeated compressor stalls/surges, the…

ALERT Virgin Atlantic to cut 1,150 more jobs

Virgin Atlantic has completed a £1.2 billion recapitalisation. Having taken the final steps in the legal process, the airline is hoping to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis as a sustainably profitable carrier. However, the devastating impact of Covid-19 on global aviation continues unabated, and the airline said it must take further steps to ensure survival.…

Virgin Atlantic adds five new destinations in September

Virgin Atlantic has added five additional services as the carrier rebuilds its route network. As countries around the world start to relax travel restrictions, Virgin Atlantic will resume flying from London Heathrow to Delhi, Tel Aviv, Atlanta, Mumbai and Lagos throughout September. The recovery will continue through 2021, in line with customer demand. Juha Jarvinen,…