United to fire almost 600 non-vaccinated employees

United Airlines said Tuesday that 593 of its employees are facing termination for failing to comply with its Covid-19 vaccination policy, one of the strictest mandates for inoculation from a U.S. company. More than 96% of United’s 67,000-person U.S. workforce complied with the vaccine requirement. The deadline to upload proof of inoculation, or the first…

Emirates will resume flights from London Gatwick Airport

Emirates will restart flights to London Gatwick Airport from December 10th. The carrier said it was responding to the easing of international travel restrictions and an upsurge in passenger demand for winter sun. The airline will resume services to its second London gateway with a daily flight operated by a B777 aircraft, across first, business…

ALERT Massive queues as e-gates hit by IT failure affecting Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester and Edinburgh airports

Massive queues have formed at Heathrow as crowds of people struggle to get through customs after e-gates failed, with some being left stuck on their planes. The unspecified technical problem has been confirmed to have hit other airports including Edinburgh and Manchester. In a statement, Heathrow said the issue has impacted Border Force’s “eGates”, which…

ALERT The controller responsible for approving the flight plan of the Avro RJ85 involved in the Chapecoense disaster has been arrested

The Federal Police arrested this Thursday (23 sept 2021) Celia Castedo Monasterio, the controller responsible for analyzing and approving the flight plan of the aircraft involved in the Chapecoense disaster, in 2016 . The decision was given by the Minister of the Federal Supreme Court, Gilmar Mendes, who ordered the extradition of the investigated. In…