NEWS EasyJet tests UAV with A320 inspection

EasyJet carried out an inspection on one of its Airbus A320s at its Luton base using a new configuration of unmanned air vehicle, ahead of a planned rollout of the capability in 12-18 months. The Remote Intelligent Survey Equipment for Radiation (Riser) quadrotor UAV – originally designed for gamma radiation inspection – and its sensors…

INVESTIGATION by @VictoriaLIVE shows that cabin crew are being poisoned by cabin air http://bbc.in/1KexlyM

Seventeen former and serving cabin crew are planning legal action against British airlines saying they have been poisoned by contaminated cabin air.  The cases are funded by the Unite union which represents 20,000 flight staff.  Workers believe they have fallen sick after breathing in fumes mixed with engine oil and other toxic chemicals. The Civil…

NEWS Chu to take over as oneworld chairman

Ivan Chu, chief executive of Cathay Pacific Airways, has been nominated by the governing board of oneworld to serve as its chairman for the year ahead. He succeeds Willie Walsh, chief executive of IAG, the parent of oneworld members British Airways and Iberia. As oneworld governing board chairman, Ivan Chu will act as “first among…

NEWS IATA AGM 2015: Mexico City airport receives official support

The International Air Transport Association and Mexico’s ministry of communications and transportation have signed a memorandum of understanding in which IATA will provide technical and operational assistance for the design and construction of Mexico City’s new airport. The agreement also encompasses IATA offering technical and professional advice for the current Mexico City airport to ensure…