Plane Talking UK's Podcast

Join Carlos and Nev for this week's episode.

In today's show Virgin Atlantic mull over rescuing Flybe, Emirates win 5 high profile awards in just one week and Malaysia Airlines receive a scathing review from a YouTube vLogger.

In the military there's a record breaking drop for an Atlas A400M and a new dedicated F35a Demo Team is announced for the 2019 season.

Nev brings us a very special interview with Trevor Hammond from Gibraltar's ATC.

Get in touch with the show by email using podcast@planetalkinguk.com or by searching social media for 'PlaneTalkingUK'.

Here are the links to the stories we featured :

COMMERCIAL :

1. https://www.expressandstar.com/news/business/2018/11/23/virgin-atlantic-said-to-be-mulling-bid-for-ailing-airline-flybe/

2. https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/british-airways-captain-dave-video-watch-boeing-787-flight-johannesburg-dreamliner-a8646466.html

3. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/picture-laudamotion-takes-first-a320s-under-ryanair-453815/

4. https://www.foxnews.com/travel/airline-bathroom-thing

5. https://www.indy100.com/article/malaysia-airlines-bad-review-travel-vlogger-youtube-josh-cahill-flight-attendants-8647196

6. https://eu.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/2018/11/23/passengers-reportedly-asked-help-pay-repair-polish-flight/2090608002/

7. https://www.thesun.co.uk/travel/7800785/airline-joon-beds-kids-economy/

8. https://www.emirates247.com/business/emirates-best-airline-wins-5-awards-in-one-week-2018-11-23-1.676018

9. https://www.postandcourier.com/business/supersized-russian-carrier-to-keep-production-on-track-at-boeing/article_f91c462a-ef40-11e8-adc4-37dc390deb80.html

10. https://www.businesstraveller.com/business-travel/2018/11/23/boeing-celebrates-787th-dreamliner-with-special-livery/

11. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/man-killed-plane-runway-moscow-airport-deported-sheremetyevo-boeing-death-athens-flight-a8644636.html

12. https://www.aerotime.aero/ruta.burbaite/22113-airbus-thinking-of-new-narrow-body-re-engined-a350

MILITARY :

1. https://www.raf.mod.uk/news/articles/record-breaking-drop-for-raf-atlas-a400m/

2. https://theaviationist.com/2018/11/21/new-dedicated-usaf-f-35a-demo-team-announced-for-2019-airshow-season/

3. https://www.airforce-technology.com/news/dji-phantom-4-globemaster/

Direct download: PTUK_244.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 7:02pm UTC

Join Carlos, Nev and Matt as they look through this week's big aviation stories.

In today's episode we talk about the poor passengers who's bags were left behind by one Asian carrier, a low cost carrier's website causes chaos as people can't check-in online and the FAA evaluates a potential design flaw in one airframe manufacturer's new craft.

In the military an ex-RAF Hercules finds a new home and the UK confirms it's interest in some new F35-B's.

Matt BF and Evan share with us their pleasure flight and Nev catches up with Tony S.

You can get in touch with the show by searching social media for PlaneTalkingUK, via our website (www.planetalkinguk.com) and by email on podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

Here are the links to the stories we featured :

COMMERCIAL :

1. https://www.news18.com/news/buzz/airline-arrives-with-passengers-in-singapore-leaves-behind-their-luggage-in-england-1939611.html

2. https://www.mirror.co.uk/travel/news/ryanair-website-crashes-leaving-passengers-13593407

3. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/former-british-airways-chinook-helicopters-could-mak-453597/

4. https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/flybe-sale-buyer-airline-oil-prices-profits-revenue-flights-a8632741.html

5. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news/ryanair-private-jet-price-images/

6. https://www.iafrica.com/british-airways-crew-claims-to-have-seen-ufo/

7. https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/faa-evaluates-a-potential-design-flaw-on-boeings-737-max-after-lion-air-crash/

8. https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/vietnam-newest-airline-bamboo-airways-aviation-licence-10925554

9. https://www.theverge.com/2018/11/13/18089300/supersonic-jet-concorde-boom-aerion-carbon-us-laws

10. http://avherald.com/h?article=4c04438e&opt=0

11. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/china-southern-to-leave-skyteam-453663/

12. https://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/travel-food/article/2173380/which-are-top-10-airlines-world-2019

MILITARY :

1. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/picture-bahrain-receives-ex-royal-air-force-hercule-453623/

2. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/uk-confirms-new-deal-for-17-f-35bs-453689/

3. https://www.airforce-technology.com/news/usaf-t-38c-talon-crashes/

Direct download: Episode_243_-_Cirrus_Friends_go_Flying.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 1:32pm UTC

Join Carlos, Nev, Armando and Matt for a very special episode of the show.

We have our usual trawl through the Commercial News stories hitting the headlines this week including United taking delivery of their first 787-10, Ryanair having a spot of trouble with the French Authorities and Qantas begins trials of a mobile phone passport technology.

In the Military the Eurofighters pass the milestone 500,000 flying hours and MP's call for RAF Leeming to become the Red Arrow's new home.

In our last piece from Oshkosh 2018, Captain Al talks to the guys from Foreflight about their incredible software.

2018 marks the centenary of the end of the Great War and we close the show with a very moving piece from Captain Nick who shares with us the story of the Unknown Warrior.

Here are the links to the stories we featured :

COMMERCIAL :

1. https://airlinegeeks.com/2018/11/07/united-airlines-take-delivery-of-boeing-787-10-first-airline-to-operate-all-three-variants/

2. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-46152849

3. https://london-post.co.uk/british-airways-has-revealed-its-offering-a-new-style-of-work-experience/

4. https://eu.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/2018/11/08/american-airlines-allow-travelers-nut-allergies-board-early-peanuts-policy-change/1929842002/

5. https://nypost.com/2018/11/08/traveler-figures-out-crafty-way-to-beat-airline-baggage-fees/

6. https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/740215/British-Airways-The-Concorde-plane-Heathrow-Airport-London-supersonic

7. https://boingboing.net/2018/11/08/two-airlines-made-bold-choices.html

8. http://theportugalnews.com/news/tap-prepares-to-be-first-airline-to-take-ownership-of-new-airbus/47423

9. https://www.airlineratings.com/news/qantas-trials-mobile-phone-passport-technology/

10. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6371637/Boeing-jet-crash-lands-Guyana-airport-leaving-six-people-injured.html

https://www.airfleets.net/ficheapp/plane-b757-30233.htm Aircraft History

11. https://www.businesstraveller.com/business-travel/2018/11/07/air-transat-joins-worldwide-by-easyjet-connections-service/

12. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-46071689

MILITARY

1. https://www.raf.mod.uk/news/articles/eurofighter-fleet-passes-500-000-flying-hours/

2. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-46142763

3. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/picture-raf-tornado-gains-retirement-markings-453466/

Direct download: PTUK_242.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

Join Carlos, Ben, Stuart and Matt for today's show.

In this week's episode we learn that baggage rules for one low cost airline are changing AGAIN, a craft beer maker creates a special aviation blend and the new A220 Delta configuration is revealed.

In the Military the Russians flirt with our airspace again and a second world war bomber restoration nears completion at Cosford.

Captain Al talks to Leon Evans at Oshkosh and Nev shares with us Gibraltar so far.

Get in touch with the show via podcast@planetalkinguk.com or search for us on Social Media using PlaneTalkingUK.

Here are the links to the stories we featured :

COMMERCIAL :

1. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-46070949

2. https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/ryanair-hand-luggage-policy-baggage-grace-period-month-november-a8614096.html

3. http://time.com/5441587/airline-worker-falls-asleep-wakes-up-in-chicago/

4. https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/industries/108335074/air-new-zealand-takes-delivery-of-its-first-of-13-new-airbus-aircraft

5. https://metro.co.uk/2018/11/02/brewdog-launches-first-ever-craft-beer-airline-8095476/

6. https://www.sbs.com.au/news/lion-air-crash-indonesia-finds-faults-in-more-new-boeing-planes

7. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/02/world/europe/uk-airport-drinking-ban.html

8. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-46045749

9. https://www.bizjournals.com/wichita/news/2018/11/02/boeing-to-start-737-completion-work-in-china-in.html

10. https://www.rustourismnews.com/2018/11/02/qantas-expanding-discounted-fares-program/

11. https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/airbus-a220-airliner-delta-us/index.html

12. https://insideevs.com/easyjet-update-progress-for-electric-flight/

MILITARY :

1. https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/740200/raf-typhoon-fighter-jets-russian-aircraft-uk-airspace-mod-news

2. https://www.shropshirestar.com/entertainment/attractions/2018/10/30/second-world-war-bomber-undergoing-restoration-at-raf-museum-cosford/

3. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/f-35b-connects-with-uss-wasps-anti-cruise-missile-d-453285/

Direct download: EP241.mp3
Category:Aviation -- posted at: 5:51pm UTC

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