NEWS Man is decapitated after looking out of the carriage window and being hit by an oncoming train on the Gatwick Express

This news article contains graphic information: Gatwick Express passenger on a train to Gatwick airport was ‘decapitated’ after his ‘head flew off’ when he stuck his head out of carriage window. The man was on board from the airport to London Victoria station and suffered a head injury when he was struck by an oncoming train. Police…

NEWS SFO Investigates Airbus For Corruption

Airbus Group (EADSF.PK, EADSY.PK) announced the company has been informed by the SFO that it has opened a criminal investigation into allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption in the civil aviation business of Airbus Group relating to irregularities concerning third party consultants. Airbus Group stated that it continues to cooperate with the SFO on the investigation.…

NEWS Virgin Galactic gets its spaceship license

Virgin Galactic is one step closer to making us all space tourists: it just received its operator license from the US Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation (FAA-AST). To get the paperwork, which allows Virgin Galactic to use its ship for commercial operations. The FAA looked into the vehicle’s system design, safety features…

NEWS Qantas Says No More A380s!

Qantas Airways have said that they do not want the remaining 8 Airbus A380s it still has on order because of sufficient demand being met on the current network that they already have. “Our intention is that we’re not taking those aircraft,” Qantas Chief Executive Officer Alan Joyce said Friday at an airline conference in Brisbane,…