CAE and CityJet Deal
Jan25

CAE and CityJet Deal

CAE has announced an exclusive long-term pilot training contract with CityJet, the Irish European regional airline. Under the terms of the agreement, CAE will deliver Bombardier CRJ900 pilot training to the airline for a period of eight years following the start of training expected by May 2020. Furthermore, CAE instructors will provide Bombardier CRJ900 type-rating training at CAE Copenhagen. The airline’s flight and cabin crew will...

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Carlisle Airport Wins Award
Jan23

Carlisle Airport Wins Award

Carlisle airport has been named as the UK’s ‘Best General Aviation airport’ by the Airport Operator’s Association (AOA). According to the award citation, Carlisle Lake District Airport provides a natural gateway for visitors to the Lake District National Park, the Pennines, Galloway and the Border regions of Scotland. It is promoting this valuable tourist facility with commercial and business passenger flights to major centres planned...

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Fairoaks Gets New Vision
Jan20

Fairoaks Gets New Vision

Fairoaks airport in Surrey, currently under threat of closure and ‘redevelopment’ as a housing estate, is being offered an alternative future by ‘Unity Land’. Unity Land LLP was established in 2017 by a group of professional financiers and investors, with long and established experience and connections in the aviation industry and with Fairoaks Airport. Unity say that they are passionate about preserving and enhancing Fairoaks and...

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No Deal Brexit for Pilot Training Organisations Based in the UK
Nov29

No Deal Brexit for Pilot Training Organisations Based in the UK

No Deal Brexit for Pilot Training...

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Brexit: The UK-FCL ‘Chocolate’ Pilot Licence Explained
Nov26

Brexit: The UK-FCL ‘Chocolate’ Pilot Licence Explained

According to the CAA the European Commission has advised that, if the UK withdraws from EASA, any course completion certificates issued after 29th March by schools approved by the UK CAA will not be accepted by EASA Member States for licence or rating issue. Meaning, the CAA will no longer be able to grant European Part-FCL licences as they will no longer be a Competent Authority under the EU Regulations. Former Head of the UK...

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