London Heathrow to shut Terminal 4 till end of 2021

Heathrow airport announced that it will keep Terminal 4 closed until the end of next year. Passenger numbers at the airport fell by 88% in November as travel restrictions and England’s second COVID-19 lockdown took their toll. Based on current forecasts and a continued decline in passengers, Heathrow has decided that Terminal 4 will remain…

FAA approves use of Pfizer COVID19 vaccine, but pilots have to wait 48 hrs before flying

FAA approves use of Pfizer COVID19 vaccine for pilots & air traffic controllers with appropriate precautions. Following the Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Pfizer, Inc.’s COVID-19 vaccine, the FAA has determined that pilots may receive the vaccine under the conditions of their FAA-issued airman medical certification. FAA Air Traffic…

British Airways Boeing 747-400 BOAC livery performed its shortest ever flight and final landing

British Airways’ last Boeing 747 aircraft has operated its last flight earlier today. The aircraft completed a short, four-mile flight from Cardiff Airport to eCube Solutions in St Athan to be preserved. The aircraft painted in retro ‘Gold Speedbird’ livery took off from Cardiff at 13:37. British Airways’ Director of Flight Operations, Captain Al Bridger,…