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US opens its borders to the vaxxed and Ryanair sets ambitious passenger targets

After 18 months of international border closures, the US has officially opened up for the fully vaccinated of 33 nations, including the UK, the EU and many more. On this week’s World of Aviation Podcast, host Adam and reporters Hannah and Bella discuss the long-awaited reopening ...  Show more

Sky’s The Limit Podcast: The opportunities of RPAS with Amanda Meys

As chief remote pilot at the CSIRO, Amanda Meys has trailblazed through a very impressive career in risk management, drone piloting, maintenance and military aviation, just to name a few In this episode of Sky’s The Limit, hosts Anna Grbas and Hannah Dowling sit down with Amanda ...  Show more

US makes big moves on sustainable aviation and Emirates claims title of largest 2020 carrier

This past week, the United States’ sustainable aviation received a major boost, as the White House commites to producing 20 per cent fewer emissions by 2030. On this week's World of Aviation Podcast, host Adam Thorn and reporters Hannah Dowling and Bella Richards chat about how t ...  Show more

SPECIAL EPISODE: Breaking the stigma surrounding mental health with David Coleman, Assistant Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

This year's R U OK? Day serves as an important reminder to open up the conversation on mental health, both in the workplace and at home, according to David Coleman, member for Banks and Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention.   In this s ...  Show more

FAA deep-dives into Boeing’s culture

This week we saw Boeing encounter more scrutiny from the FAA, as the regulator does a deep-dive into the company’s culture. In this episode of the World of Aviation Podcast, host Adam Thorn and reporters Hannah Dowling and Bella Richards chat about why employees at the planemaker ...  Show more

Flying taxis are set for APAC, maybe

This week, planemaker Embraer signed a landmarked deal that will see Uber-style flying taxis launch in major APAC cities by 2026. Well, possibly. Adam and Hannah discuss how likely this actually is, and what’s holding back the progress of eVTOLs. The pair also chat about the ongo ...  Show more

Chaos at Kabul Airport and the battle of the flying taxis

This week saw the first evacuations out of Afghanistan following the withdrawal of US troops, which resulted in chaos in the capital. In this episode of the World of Aviation Podcast, host Adam Thorn and reporter Hannah Dowling discuss the concerning images and reports coming out ...  Show more

Vaccine mandates and the future of air travel

This week, a number of US airlines announced that it was now mandatory for staff to have been vaccinated against COVID-19, while Azul signed a billion-dollar deal with Lilium over eVTOL vehicles. In this episode of the World of Aviation Podcast, host Adam Thorn and reporter Hanna ...  Show more

Cancellation chaos and the return of LAX jetpack man

This week saw a slew of flight cancellations across the US due to weather, strikes, and labour shortages, as well as the return of LAX’s now-notorious jetpack man. In this episode of the World of Aviation Podcast, host Adam Thorn and reporter Hannah Dowling discuss the current la ...  Show more

Unveiling Russia’s next-gen fighter and Italy’s newest airline

This week, Russia revealed the prototype of its newest fighter jet set to rival the US F-35 for a fraction of the cost at its MAKS 2021 air show, as Italy’s newest state-owned carrier made moves towards a US$5.3 billion fleet renewal. In this episode of the World of Aviation Podc ...  Show more

Airbus trumps Boeing and Malaysia’s bizarre A380 advertisement

This week, Malaysia Airlines posted a LinkedIn advertisement to sell off its six remaining A380s for scraps, while Airbus strengthened its foothold in the narrow-body market. In this episode of the World of Aviation Podcast, host Adam Thorn and reporter Hannah Dowling take you th ...  Show more

Branson hits space, and vaccines pave the way for industry recovery

With nations across Europe introducing new policies that give fully vaccinated people more freedom to travel, how is this set to impact the industry? In this episode of the World of Aviation Podcast, host Adam Thorn and reporter Hannah Dowling kick off by discussing whether or no ...  Show more

United again invests in recovery as the industry bounces back

This week saw some pretty extreme highs and lows, with two unfortunate plane crash incidents, as well as some major moves in the industry’s recovery prospects. In this episode of the World of Aviation Podcast, host Adam Thorn and reporter Hannah Dowling reveal exactly what we kno ...  Show more

UK to welcome vaccinated travellers as industry speaks out

This week, the aviation industry in the UK took to airports across Britain to push the UK government to open its borders, and, just days later, the government announced a new plan to allow the free movement of vaccinated Britons. In this episode of the World of Aviation Podcast, ...  Show more

Why are airlines pushing for fewer pilots in the cockpit?

Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa are working with Airbus to reduce the number of pilots required in the cockpit during high altitude cruise on long-haul flights to cut costs, but what are the implications of having just one pilot responsible for a plane-load of people? In this episod ...  Show more

Boom pulls ahead in the supersonic race

United Airlines announced this week it is locked in to purchase up to 50 supersonic commercial airliners from Boom Supersonic, in a ground-breaking multibillion-dollar deal. In this episode of the World of Aviation Podcast, host Adam Thorn and reporter Hannah Dowling discuss the ...  Show more

A state-backed ‘hijack’, and one drops out of the supersonic race

Our top story this week revolved around the state-backed ‘hijacking’ of a Ryanair flight that was forced to land in Minsk, escorted by a Soviet-era MiG-29 fighter jet no less, in order for authorities to arrest a wanted political reporter. In this episode of the World of Aviation ...  Show more

Ryanair's court win and Obama hints UFOs are real

This week, former US President Barack Obama spilled his insider knowledge on UFO sightings, and other unexplained flying phenomena, at the highest levels, while Ryanair finally saw a win against EU nations bailing out their national carriers. On this episode of the World of Aviat ...  Show more

MAX back on track but European holidays off

After a gruelling lockdown, the one thing weary Britons – and wearier budget airlines – need is a travel bubble between the UK and Spain. Yet, this week it looks further away than ever. In this week’s episode of the World of Aviation Podcast, host Adam Thorn and guest Hannah Dowl ...  Show more