eVTOL aircraft and the future of flight – The Aviation Briefing with William Hallowell

Andrew Schmertz, CEO and co-founder of Hopscotch Air, joins William Hallowell to discuss the potential that eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) aircraft have to revolutionise air travel. There are significant challenges ahead, but how can the aviation industry work to ensure the technology, infrastructure, legislative and regulatory support, and funding is there to propel… Continue reading eVTOL aircraft and the future of flight – The Aviation Briefing with William Hallowell

Reported cyber attacks against Israeli airline El Al – The Aviation Briefing with William Hallowell

Cyber security commentator, Irina Tsukerman, joins William Hallowell to discuss reports that Israeli flag carrier El Al has been targeted by cyber attackers in recent days. Who has claimed responsibility, are passengers in danger of future attacks and how could this impact the ongoing Israel-Gaza conflict?

Meeting aviation’s net zero targets through SAF – The Aviation Briefing with William Hallowell

How can the global aviation industry ensure it meets its climate commitments through the roll-out of SAF, and how can governments and agencies ensure they support the industry’s goals through legislative, regulatory and financial support? James Hygate, CEO of Firefly Green Fuels, joins William Hallowell on The Aviation Briefing to discuss the necessary steps to… Continue reading Meeting aviation’s net zero targets through SAF – The Aviation Briefing with William Hallowell

Boeing crisis deepens as safety concerns mount – The Aviation Briefing with William Hallowell

Aviation journalist and commentator Sally Gethin joins William Hallowell to provide updates on the worsening crisis at Boeing as concerns grow over safety standards and quality control after a door panel blew off an Alaska Airlines B737 MAX 9 plane mid-flight. What knock-on effects will this have for the airline industry, and how can Boeing… Continue reading Boeing crisis deepens as safety concerns mount – The Aviation Briefing with William Hallowell

Inspiring next generation of industry professionals – The Aviation Briefing with William Hallowell

In this episode of The Aviation Briefing, William Hallowell is joined by Mohammad Taher, aka The Airport Guy, to discuss how the industry can encourage the next generation of professionals. Key players in aviation they need more young people – but what are they doing to recruit them?

New EU ground handling regulations: EASA explains – The Aviation Briefing with William Hallowell

Adina Szonyi, ground handling expert at EASA (the European Union Aviation Safety Agency) joins William Hallowell to explain what the body’s new regulatory proposals mean for the ground handlers and aircraft operators at EU airports.

New EU ground handling regulations: industry reacts – The Aviation Briefing with William Hallowell

William Hallowell is joined by Fabio Gamba, director general of the Airport Services Association, and Henrik Ambak, chairman of the Air Cargo Handling & Logistics conference, to give reactions to the new ground handling regulations being proposed by EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) this week.

Beleaguered Boeing and the Alaska Airlines incident

In Episode 3 of The Aviation Briefing, journalist and host William Hallowell is joined by Daniel Bubb, aviation historian, author and former airline pilot, and Timothy Loranger, civil attorney and pilot, to discuss last week’s incident where a door was blown off an Alaska Airlines plane mid-flight.

Updates on the Japan Airlines crash investigation – The Aviation Briefing with William Hallowell

In Episode 2 of The Aviation Briefing, journalist and host William Hallowell interviews Simon Calder, The Independent’s travel editor. Calder provides insights on the ongoing investigation into the Japan Airlines crash at Haneda Airport in Tokyo this week.

Is sustainable fuel as green as the industry claims? – The Aviation Briefing with William Hallowell

In this inaugural episode of The Aviation Briefing, journalist and host William Hallowell discusses the merits of sustainable aviation fuel with Ivan Stevenson, associate professor and curriculum lead for aviation at Coventry University. After Virgin Atlantic flew from London to New York in an aircraft powered entirely by SAF in November, the podcast’s first guest… Continue reading Is sustainable fuel as green as the industry claims? – The Aviation Briefing with William Hallowell