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Mike Kane appointed as UK Aviation Minister
Jul11

Mike Kane appointed as UK Aviation Minister

UK Secretary of State for Transport, Louise Haigh, has appointed Mike Kane as the new Aviation Minister. Kane, who is MP for Wythenshawe and East Sale, has acted as Shadow Aviation Minister since 2020 after having entered Parliament in 2014. His appointment was confirmed on 10 July 2024 alongside that of two other transport ministers, Lilian Greenwood, MP for Nottingham South, and Simon Lightwood, MP for Wakefield and Rothwell. In a...

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DfT announces latest group of Aviation Ambassadors
Feb05

DfT announces latest group of Aviation Ambassadors

The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has announced its latest line-up of Aviation Ambassadors for the period 2024-2026, comprising 10 volunteers who will work with the DfT to help deliver a “skilled, diverse and sustainable aviation workforce fit to seize the opportunities of the future”. The 10 Ambassadors will act as role models to raise the profile of the aviation sector, deliver enhanced outreach activities, and develop and...

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UK Government publishes return to flight guidance for GA
May15

UK Government publishes return to flight guidance for GA

Breaking news… Shortly after 12pm today (15 May 2020) UK government published an update on return to flight measures for the GA community. The update is available here Further updates to follow shortly.

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UK Government issues advice on General Aviation operations
Apr15

UK Government issues advice on General Aviation operations

Through mid-March, as the number of coronavirus cases in the UK began to rise sharply, many General Aviation businesses began to introduce ‘social distancing’ measures. Some businesses chose to increase their hygiene measures, modify their operations or stop all dual instruction given that in the confines of a GA aircraft, maintaining a six foot separation between instructor and student is not possible. The closure of cafes and...

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