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U.S. EXTENDS TRAVEL BAN TO UK AND IRELAND

U.S. extends travel ban to UK and Ireland

WASHINGTON DC – The U.S. government will extend its European Coronavirus travel ban to the UK and the Republic of Ireland, the BBC reports. The decision came on Saturday, the day that President Trump’s travel ban on 26 European Schengen countries came into force. As of today there are no flights from 26 European Schengen

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FLYBE DECLARES BANKRUPTCY

Flybe declares bankruptcy and has entered administration

EXETER, ENGLAND – UK airline Flybe has entered administration early Thursday morning, only 1 month after the UK government announced a rescue deal, Business Insider reports. The airline said in a statement that all flights have been grounded and that the business has ceased trading with immediate effect. Flybe was Europe’s largest regional airline, with

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FIRST RAF P-8A POSEIDON LANDS IN THE UK

RAF first P-8 Poseidon has arrived in Scotland

KINLOSS BARRACKS, SCOTLAND – The Royal Air Force (RAF) have landed their first Boeing P-8A Poseidon in the UK. The maritime patrol aircraft arrived at Kinloss Barracks in Scotland on February 4, 2019. This is the first of 9 aircraft that will be based at RAF Lossiemouth, located in north-east Scotland, and one of the

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VIDEO – WAMOS AIR BOEING 747 CARRYING 110 PEOPLE EVACUATED FROM CHINA LANDS IN UK

Wamos Boeing 747 conducts corona flight from China to UK

BRIZE NORTON, ENGLAND – A Wamos Air Boeing 747 carrying 83 people from the UK and 27 people from other countries – trapped in Wuhan, China due to the Coronavirus outbreak – landed safely at RAF Brize Norton Air Base in England today, about 75 miles(121 km) north-west of London. After refuelling, the 747 flew

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VIDEO – ROYAL NAVY F-35B LIGHTNINGS COMPLETE FIRST PHASE OF FLIGHT TESTS WITH HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH

Royal Navy F-35B completes first phase of test flights on HMS Queen Elizabeth

PORTSMOUTH, ENGLAND – Royal Navy F-35B Lightnings have disembarked on completion of the first phase of operational tests onboard HMS Queen Elizabeth in the USA. This 5-week period has been a significant, and historic step towards their first operational deployment together in 2021. The test period included further flying with USMC F-35Bs. Watch how leading

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