London Heathrow third runway noise may affect more than 2 million people

More than 2 million people would be exposed to additional aircraft noise if Heathrow builds a third runway, according to a government analysis. Department for Transport documents, released by the Civil Aviation Authority after a freedom of information request, show the government expects 973,000 households around Heathrow to experience increased daytime noise by 2050 after a third runway…

BREAKING Major airport strike in Germany forces airlines to cancel hundreds of flights

Major airport strike action across Germany forces airlines to cancel almost 1000 flights on Tuesday. Verdi (German United Services Trade Union) has called for a 24-hour strike at four German airports, Frankfurt, Munich, Cologne and Bremen, which will take place on Tuesday, April 10th. Reason for this ‘warning strike’ are pay disputes. Frankfurt Airport issued…

ALERT Delta hit by data breach

Delta has released a statement saying they have been affected by a data breach. Delta was advised of the breach by [24]7.ai, a company that provides online chat services to Delta. The breach was between 26 September and 12 October last year. The breach allowed unauthorised access to customers names, addresses, credit card information, CCV…

New NASA supersonic plane construction begins now

NASA announced its latest X-plane experimental aircraft called the Low-Boom Flight Demonstrator (LBFD). The agency signed a contract to design the plane back in 2016; now it’s ready to proceed with development and construction. If the LBFD is successful, it will be a testbed for quiet supersonic technology, and possibly allow for supersonic flights over land, getting…