Join Carlos, Matt, Nev and Armando for this week's programme.
In this week's show Some BA passengers spend a rather long time on board an aircraft, Ryanair are accused of blackmail & United Airlines are off to Spain! Well Mallorca anyway.
In the military the B-1 Bombers we highlighted last week start moving throughout Europe; The USAF's AC-130 Ghostrider gunship gets a new test laser; and a Royal Australian Navy MH-60 Seahawk ditches thus grounding the whole fleet until the investigation is complete.
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Here are the links to the stories we featured this week :
Ryanair B738 near Tenerife on Oct 11th 2021, engine trouble after flying through volcanic ashes
Travel expert buys every extra in a bid to make flying Ryanair 'first class'
British Airways Passengers Forced to Spend Night on Plane During Epic 22-Hr Diversion
New budget airline Bonza aims to fill gap in Australia routes
Ryanair passengers accuse airline of 'blackmail' after being BANNED from flying
Southwest's 'spider web-like' route map is why flights as far as California were canceled due to weather in Florida
Boeing 787 Dreamliner has new problem involving titanium parts, report says
United Airlines Announces Routes to Amman, Mallorca, Bergen, Among Others
Hydrogen-powered ATR 72 gets a launch customer
Sixteen dead after plane carrying parachutists crashes in Russia
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Episode 395 - New Year Assemble
2:00:03Join, Carlos, Matt, Nev, and Armando for this week's programme. It's our first live show of 2022! Hope you all had a wonderful holiday period. Now, let's talk aviation! In this week's show the 737 Max receives 100 orders from a surprising airline, there's a shocking bird strike in South Africa and there's some exciting career opportunities on offer at Newcastle Airport. In the military we have a bit of a fighter roundup from the holidays; Israel orders some new (yet classic) aircraft for its Air Force; The US Air Force hints at an F-22 replacement; and a new museum opens up in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Carlos and Armando share with us a trip they took in a PC-12 while Carlos went to visit. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email [email protected] or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL Allegiant Orders 737 MAX https://onemileatatime.com/news/allegiant-boeing-737-max/ TOP TEN SAFEST LOW-COST AIRLINES FOR 2022 https://www.airlineratings.com/news/top-ten-safest-low-cost-airlines-2022/ The 10 Worst Airlines in the World https://usebounce.com/blog/airline-index https://www.fodors.com/news/photos/the-10-worst-airlines-in-the-world South African Airlink Jestream encounters birdstrike https://www.avherald.com/h?article=4f2a35e6&opt=0 Palmer’s airport volunteers helped to secure aircraft as wind tossed some https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/mat-su/2022/01/04/at-palmers-airport-volunteers-worked-to-secure-aircraft-in-a-sea-of-wind-wrecked-planes/ More than 500 jobs available at Newcastle International Airport careers fair https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/newcastle-airport-careers-fair-friday-22647975 To register : https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/newcastle-international-airport-careers-fair-tickets-227065056697?fbclid=IwAR2EJVibFlVE8nELnaCtsqJ172abFSgnssyHjdDGCd1WJV_fSdbRQqWO6oo JOHN F. KENNEDY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT LAUNCHES NEW WELLNESS CENTRE https://www.globalcosmeticsnews.com/john-f-kennedy-international-airport-launches-new-wellness-centre/ JumpSeat App Seeks To Supplement Notams https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2021-12-15/jumpseat-app-seeks-supplement-notams Qantas pilots making errors after long periods without flying https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/qantas-pilots-making-errors-after-long-periods-without-flying-20211228-p59kib.html?fbclid=IwAR3MnSRqN_78J-RVlNOGMl7dc7WDRMeLp8RMlG63c0KOzjRwDEvtGGm6hjU Virgin Atlantic expands status match offer to more loyalty programs https://thepointsguy.com/news/virgin-status-match-ba-elites/ MILITARY The Royal Netherlands Air Force Has Declared Its F-35A Operational https://theaviationist.com/2021/12/27/rnlaf-f-35-ioc/ South Korean F-35A Performs Belly Landing Due To ‘Avionic System Issues’ https://theaviationist.com/2022/01/04/rokaf-f-35a-belly-landing/ RAF Lakenheath Has Become The First Base in Europe To Receive U.S. Air Force F-35s https://theaviationist.com/2021/12/16/first-495th-fs-f35s-landed/ UAE nixes deal with US to buy F-35 fighter planes https://www.devdiscourse.com/article/international/1865726-uae-nixes-deal-with-us-to-buy-f-35-fighter-planes Israel signs $3 billion deal to buy US military aircraft https://www.dw.com/en/israel-signs-3-billion-deal-to-buy-us-military-aircraft/a-60301536 US Air Force to advance stealthy successor for F-22 https://www.flightglobal.com/defence/us-air-force-to-advance-stealthy-successor-for-f-22/146892.article Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum Opens STEM Center https://warbirdsnews.com/aviation-museum-news/pearl-harbor-aviation-museum-opens-stem-center.html
Christmas Special 2021
2:40:49Join Carlos, Matt, Nev, Paul from the Layovers Podcast, Micah and Brian from the Airplane Geeks Podcast, Matt C from the A320 Podcast and Captain Nick from the Airline Pilot Guy Show for an afternoon of aviation Christmas fun. Festive stories and the traditional Christmas Quiz, this episode was recorded on the 11th December 2021. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email [email protected] or comment in our chatroom on YouTube.
Episode 394 - Living the Atlanta Dream
1:50:41Join, Carlos, Nev, and Matt for this week's programme. In this week's show IAG is in trouble with the Competitions Watchdog, the concerns from an Aviation Coalition over 5G wireless networks rumble on and there's good news for the UK aviation industry from an unlikely source across the English Channel. In the military there is a lot of grey. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email [email protected] or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL IAG competition remedies for Air Europa acquisition were inadequate https://www.flightglobal.com/airlines/iag-competition-remedies-for-air-europa-acquisition-were-inadequate-commission/146872.article Singapore Airlines selects the world’s newest freighter - the A350F https://www.airbus.com/en/newsroom/press-releases/2021-12-singapore-airlines-selects-the-worlds-newest-freighter-the-a350f Airbus delivers last-ever A380 superjumbo aircraft https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1537354/airbus-a380-final-aircraft-delivered-superjumbo-aeroplane-emirates-aviation-toulouse-wales US aviation coalition warns of flight cancellations due to ‘5G’ wireless https://www.flightglobal.com/safety/us-aviation-coalition-warns-of-flight-cancellations-due-to-5g-wireless/146833.article https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2021/11/05/5g-no-threat-uk-aircraft-safety-watchdog-insists/ Qantas to operate London flights with sustainable aviation fuel https://www.flightglobal.com/strategy/qantas-to-operate-london-flights-with-sustainable-aviation-fuel/146818.article Airbus beats Boeing to Air France-KLM order https://ukaviation.news/airbus-beats-boeing-air-france-klm-order/ Heathrow airfares to rise as CAA confirms interim price cap https://www.cityam.com/uk-aviation-authority-confirms-heathrows-interim-price-cap/ easyJet and Virgin Atlantic sign Worldwide deal https://ukaviation.news/easyjet-and-virgin-atlantic-sign-worldwide-deal/ New careers platform launches to bring new talent into aviation https://www.internationalairportreview.com/news/172571/new-careers-platform-launches-to-bring-new-talent-into-aviation/ Ryanair under fire for Twitter poke at Downing Street https://ukaviation.news/ryanair-under-fire-for-twitter-poke-at-downing-street/ MILITARY Black Hawk helicopters offered to UK as Puma replacement https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/black-hawk-helicopters-offered-to-uk-as-puma-replacement/?fbclid=IwAR3HVaLm8LqGQ9AslVSTsTjY7fvTGRTI0y7Q-XikjM5mKZd0rM-pEZZipMs “UNIDENTIFIED AIRCRAFT” CAUSES RUSSIAN COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS TO CHANGE COURSE https://thedebrief.org/unidentified-aircraft-causes-russian-commercial-flights-to-change-course/ USAF hits maritime target with cruise missile launched from C-130 https://www.flightglobal.com/fixed-wing/usaf-hits-maritime-target-with-cruise-missile-launched-from-c-130/146874.article RAF Typhoon’s First Air-To-Air Kill: Terrorist Drone Shot Down In Syria https://theaviationist.com/2021/12/16/raf-typhoons-first-air-to-air-kill/
Episode 393 - Hoarse'ing Around
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Episode 392 - Broken Airliners and Vodka Shots
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Experimental Aviation Special - With Joe Coraggio
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Episode 391 - One heck of a 'States'
1:44:34Join Carlos, Nev and Armando for this week's programme. In this week's show, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic perform a double take off to JFK for the double jabbed, some new information regarding the missing MH370 aircraft and American Airlines has new regional jets that have rows of seats missing. In the military, the UK's Royal Air Force expands its fleet of T-6 Texans and King Air Intelligence aircraft, Gremlins are recovered and a German Hercules takes its maiden flight. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email [email protected] or comment in our chatroom on YouTube.
Episode 390 - Remember Remember the 5th of November
2:00:38Join Carlos, Matt and Armando for this week's programme. In this week's show One airline goes all plastic, one airport introduces some lovely charges & someone finds an engine for Trumps B757 In the military, Wily Coyote hits the streets (he's armed this time); we have Thunderbolts and Elephants; and lots and lots of airplanes protect the G20 World Leader summit. We also catch up with Nev when he attended APG's meet up at Fairoaks a few weeks ago. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email [email protected] or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured this week : COMMERCIAL Alaska Airlines is getting rid of plastic bottles and cups for water https://www.washingtonpost.com/travel/2021/11/03/alaska-airlines-plastic-water-bottles/ https://www.iata.org/en/programs/environment/cabin-waste/ Ryanair introduces digital travel assistant and self-service hub https://www.futuretravelexperience.com/2021/11/ryanair-introduces-digital-travel-assistant-and-self-service-hub/ King Air C90 stall during parachute drop captured by jumpers on camera https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nZHZFo29k4&ab_channel=MibFC American Airlines reduces flight cancellations but staffing challenges continue to disrupt travel https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/01/american-airlines-flight-cancellations-and-staffing-challenges-continue.html What is the new drop-off charge at the airport and how to avoid it https://www.mylondon.news/lifestyle/travel/heathrow-what-new-drop-charge-22041459 FAA To Take Regulatory Action Over 5G Altimeter Interference https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/faa-to-take-regulatory-action-over-5g-interference/ Collins Aerospace wins deal to upgrade BA’s B777 Club World https://www.aircraftinteriorsinternational.com/news/airline-news/collins-aerospace-wins-deal-to-upgrade-bas-b777-club-world.html Emirates starts dismantling A380s with specialist recruited for recycling https://www.flightglobal.com/airlines/emirates-starts-dismantling-a380s-with-specialist-recruited-for-recycling/146184.article Boeing’s 747 Jumbo Jet Era to Close Next October, Buyer Says https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-11-03/boeing-s-747-jumbo-jet-era-to-close-next-october-buyer-says Engine Found: Trump’s Boeing 757 Returns To The Skies After 2 Years https://simpleflying.com/trump-boeing-757-flies-again/ MILITARY PZL Mielec and Sierra Nevada showcase initial MC-145B prototype https://www.flightglobal.com/defence/pzl-mielec-and-sierra-nevada-showcase-initial-mc-145b-prototype/146109.article Typhoons, Predators, P-72A And HH-139s Part Of A Huge Security Operation For G20 Summit In Rome https://theaviationist.com/2021/10/31/g20-security-operation/ Every A-10 Thunderbolt II Of The Maryland Air National Guard Took Part In An ‘Elephant Walk’ At Warfield Air National Guard Base https://theaviationist.com/2021/11/03/md-ang-a10-elephant-walk/
Episode 389 - It'll Buff Out
2:04:17Join Carlos, Matt and Armando for this week's programme. In this week's show Ryanair have issues with tugging, the Russians deliberately fly into volcanic ash, one airline is offering mystery flights out of a vending machine & we find out which airport in the UK is the most Haunted. In the Military there's a demonstration of allied capability and a Harrier is on a runway in the UK once again. It's also the final part to Captain Nick's fascinating chat with Mike Wildeman and we'll be releasing the whole series on YouTube in the coming weeks. Don't forget you can get in touch with us all at : WhatsApp +44 757 22 491 66 Email [email protected] or comment in our chatroom on YouTube. Here are the links to the stories we featured on the show this week : COMMERCIAL PD-14 engine for MC-21 passes landmark volcanic ash exposure test https://www.flightglobal.com/safety/pd-14-engine-for-mc-21-passes-landmark-volcanic-ash-exposure-test/146136.article Ryanair Boeing 737-800 severely damaged during tugging at the maintenance apron of London Stansted Airport https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/ryanair/boeing-737-800-seriously-damaged-during-towing-london-stansted/ DOT Report: American Airlines Flew Unairworthy Aircraft https://www.flyingmag.com/story/news/aa-unairworthy-aircraft/ Emirates announces 6,000 new jobs as airline gears up for surge in travel https://www.walesonline.co.uk/whats-on/travel/emirates-announces-6000-new-jobs-21972813 Japanese carrier Peach Aviation is stocking flights to unknown destinations in vending machines https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/airline-mystery-flights-vending-machine-b1946051.html Emirates A380 Pilots Vs. Toronto ATC https://onemileatatime.com/news/emirates-a380-pilots-vs-toronto-atc/ EasyJet Opens First Lounge at London Gatwick https://airlinegeeks.com/2021/10/26/easyjet-opens-first-lounge-at-london-gatwick/ Heathrow Airport named in top ten most haunted places in Britain https://www.swlondoner.co.uk/entertainment/27102021-heathrow-airport-named-in-top-ten-most-haunted-places-in-britain/ MORE ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY FUELS APPROVED FOR CESSNA PISTON-POWERED AIRCRAFT https://media.txtav.com/203723-more-environmentally-friendly-fuels-approved-for-cessna-piston-powered-aircraft Boeing Expects 787 Rework To Cost Around $1 Billion https://simpleflying.com/boeing-787-rework-cost/ Breeze Airways Goes Big On A Premium Cabin For Its Airbus A220s https://simpleflying.com/breeze-first-airbus-a220-premium/ MILITARY Marines Land F-35s on Japanese Ship in Demonstration of Allied Capability https://timesofsandiego.com/military/2021/10/23/marines-land-f-35s-on-japanese-ship-in-demonstration-of-allied-capability/ U.S. MC-130J Lands On Highway In Sweden To Unload HIMARS Artillery System During Special Ops Exercise https://theaviationist.com/2021/10/24/mc-130j-himars-gotland/ Air Force Leader Pushing for New Airborne Early Warning Aircraft https://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/articles/2021/10/25/air-force-leader-pushing-for-new-airborne-early-warning-aircraft Sea Harrier FA.2 Taxiing Under Its Own Power in the UK https://warbirdsnews.com/warbird-restorations/sea-harrier-fa-2-taxiing-under-its-own-power-in-the-uk.html