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Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 152

Join Carlos, Matt, Nev, Pip and Eoin for this week's fun packed show.

In this episode we discuss a fopaux by a leading resistance member and the man partly responsible for the awakening of the the dark side, an unusual method of getting round a low cost baggage allowance issue and free food returns to coach passengers flying with a big American carrier.

In the military, Airbus faces possible legal action by the Austrian government and the Russians are up to their usual tricks upsetting the Americans.

Our thanks as always go to our guest hosts Pip (, Nev ( and Eoin for all their help. :-)

Direct download: PTUK_152.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 151

Join Carlos, Matt and special guest Ken for this week's show.

In this episode we discuss one courier's air expansion plans, an infamous low cost carrier feels it's being too nice to it's customers and we discover our chat room is very divided about a national carrier's new livelry.

We chat to Ken Hoke about the fascinating world of Air Cargo Transportation. His website is a strongly recommended browse for all aviation enthusiasts -

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Direct download: PTUK_151.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 150

Join Carlos, Matt, Jason, Captain Jeff, Captain Al, the Maine Man Micah, Sjoert Bakker, David Abbey and Philip Davis for a very special anniversary show.

In this week's episode we discover the rather unique twist of a dog friendly airline, there's talk of an alliance between Norwegian and 2 low cost airlines and there is much discord amongst some of our guests over the talk of gyms in airports.

From all the Plane Talking Podcast team we'd like to thank you, our wonderful listeners, for your interest and support for our show.

Here's to 150 more shows - Thank you, thank you, thank you!!

Direct download: PTUK_150.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 9:06pm UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and special guest Don for this week's show.

In today's episode we discuss strike action at BA, American Airlines doing away with headrest screens and Eye Scans begin to replace boarding passes at some airports.

We talk to Don Sebastian about his fascinating day job - Make sure you check out his website for further details about his work on

Why not get in touch with the show - We love to receive your feedback. Email us on

Direct download: PTUK_149.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos and Matt for their usual weekly rundown of the big aviation related news stories.

Today we discuss the rediculous cost of rail travel, a low cost airline is forced to abort their landing because of the cabin crew and we discuss the unlikely topic of moisturising pyjamas.

In the military we discuss a diplomatic incident with the Irish government.

Why not try and catch the live recording of the show for your chance to interact with the show. Follow our social media feeds for the details.

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Direct download: PTUK_148.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 4:49pm UTC

Join Carlos, Matt and NevTek Nev for the first live show of 2017.

In this episode we discuss the various traditional annual 'Best' and 'Worst' survey's that have been released (UK based carriers not fairing well this time round, although there is some good news for Monarch), we discover a rather unusual method for de-icing a Turkish aircraft and Iran welcomes their first post-sanctions airliner.

In the military, recycling is the name of the game as the German government commence the recommission of retired A321's.

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Direct download: PTUK_147.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos and Matt as they finally introduce their footage from an absolutely incredible weekend that revolved around the Farnborough Air Show 2016.

The festive season is officially over as we return to our usual LIVE programming next week - make sure you're following our social media feeds for the details.

Happy New Year one and all.

Direct download: PTUK_146_-_LibSyn.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 11:04am UTC

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 145

Join Carlos, Matt, Pilot Pip, Captain Al, Captain Nick, Captain Jeff, Dr Steph, The Maine Man Micah, Pasadena Brian, Sir Grant of McHerron, the legendary Steve Visscher and Markus Völter for a pre-recorded mass festive chinwag.

We also play out some fantastic festive feedback which was sent to us by our wonderful Podcast Universe Listeners.

Make sure you're sat down and comfortable - This is a long one! :-D

Direct download: PTUK_145.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Join Carlos and Matt on Christmas eve for the last live show of 2016.

In this week's episode they discuss tax irregularities for 2 low cost carriers, the rather surprising stats that claim 2016 has been the safest year for aviation on record and great news for festive travellers and strike action is called off.

We also announce the winners of our Christmas Competition.

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Direct download: PTUK_144.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 3:23pm UTC

Join Carlos and Matt for a quick look through the big aviation related stories.

In this week's episode we talk foggy conditions for many airports, Amazon making it's first drone delivery here in the UK and 'Which!' release their Satisfaction survey for short and long haul flights.

It's the last week for our Christmas Caption Competition and the deadline is Wednesday 21st December at 17:00 UTC. Send your entries to Our independant panel will choose our three winners with the announcement being made on our Christmas Eve show at 14:00.

Direct download: PTUK_143.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 7:18pm UTC