Win the chance to be a Heathrow air traffic controller (almost)

| August 29, 2016

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From Apollo XI to the Red Arrows, the aerospace industry has a strong tradition of making and wearing embroidered patches or badges.They give a sense of belonging, pride and they make great collectables! Go along to any airshow and you won’t have to look very far to see a few #avgeeks coated head to toe (almost literally) in embroidered badges of every description.

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We're an airline with friendly people and the conviction that there's always room for improvement. For us, flying is a true pleasure and we're aware that paying less doesn't mean enjoying less services or comfort. We like to define our DNA by way of the following principles: Efficiency Efficiency is what drives us. At Vueling, we regard efficiency as the be-all and end-all. Focusing on doing what is truly important for our customers, doing it always, doing it better and accomplishing it with less

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An uncertain future for cruise and aviation

Article | April 9, 2020

As we begin to hit what would be the peak season toward the middle of spring and start of summer, instead of reading stories of holiday go-ers preparing for their next big escape, we’re instead reading stories of two huge industries that may suffer huge losses following the coronavirus pandemic. As it currently stands, all major cruise lines have had major disruptions to their services as they’re forced to lay off thousands of workers indefinitely whilst ports to many countries remain closed for the foreseeable future - the first big disruption to the industry since 9/11. And whilst the extended period of time in which services aren’t running for, the issues that the cruise liners may suffer from most could be a damaged reputation following the spread of infections amongst a number of ships. With many different people from many different countries all coming together in one confined space, it allowed the virus to spread very quickly in some instances, such as the Diamond Princess, reporting over 700 confirmed cases .

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The Boeing 777X – What Does The Future Look Like Now?

Article | April 8, 2020

The aviation world is rapidly changing due to the current crisis, and no one is more affected than airframe builders like Boeing. With the Boeing 777X due to start service at the end of the year, has the crisis affected the new flagship aircraft’s development?Boeing is building a new generation of the popular widebody 777, much as it did with the narrowbody 737. This new version will have new technologies and new engineering, inspired in part by innovations built into the Boeing 787. These include bigger windows, a composite fuselage, and state-of-the-art cabins.

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Eco travel: What are our current options for green aviation

Article | February 28, 2020

When the first commercial flight took off on 1 January 1914, the carbon emissions contributing to air pollution were probably not the highest priority. More than a century later, in 2019, the actions of young environmental activist Greta Thunberg helped raise awareness of the Swedish term flygskam — translated as “flight shame” — to the rest of the world. Her decision to cross the Atlantic Ocean by boat, instead of going by plane, to attend a United Nations summit captured the world’s imagination. In fact, it was Swedish singer Staffan Lindberg, who started the movement in 2017 with his pledge to give up flying.

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Is Supersonic Travel Compatible With The Environment?

Article | March 12, 2020

New technologies are helping supersonic flying make a comeback. While the aviation industry has been under scrutiny for its role in climate change over the years, Aerion is looking to maintain sustainable supersonic travel with the AS2. This plane will be the first privately built supersonic commercial aircraft ever. Set to enter into service by 2026, the model will deliver a Mach 1.4 supersonic cruise. It will also maintain the fastest subsonic cruise of any jet in history at Mach 0.95.

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Vueling Airlines

We're an airline with friendly people and the conviction that there's always room for improvement. For us, flying is a true pleasure and we're aware that paying less doesn't mean enjoying less services or comfort. We like to define our DNA by way of the following principles: Efficiency Efficiency is what drives us. At Vueling, we regard efficiency as the be-all and end-all. Focusing on doing what is truly important for our customers, doing it always, doing it better and accomplishing it with less

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