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Carlos and Matt bring you a summary of the big aviation stories doing the rounds this week with a focus on what matters to us here in the UK.

Carlos and Matt bring you a summary of the big aviation stories doing the rounds this week with a focus on what matters to us here in the UK.
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Carlos and Matt bring you a summary of the big aviation stories doing the rounds this week with a focus on what matters to us here in the UK.

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PTUK 204 - Error 404 your missile is rebooting!

2/18/2018
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Join Carlos, Pip, Al, Eoin, Mila and Matt for the usual trawl through the big Aviation related news stories of the week. In today's episode we discuss new boarding procedures for one airline at LAX, one Asian carrier boasts that they are now the most luxurious carrier and one of the players in manufacturing say they will be completing one aircraft every 10 hours by 2020. Although Nev was unable to join us for the show record this week, he did send us in his usual Passenger Experience from...

Duration:02:11:44

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 203

2/11/2018
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Join Carlos, Nev and Matt for this week's edition of the show. In this episode we're talking about one Nigerian Airline experiencing some serious safety concerns, Europe's biggest low cost carrier shortens it's compensation lead times and a new auction site is launched for airline unsold tickets. Nev chats to Dr Steph about her amazing travels around the world in his latest Passenger Experience Segment. Get in touch with the show via podcast@planetalkinguk.com.

Duration:01:42:23

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 202

2/4/2018
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Join Carlos from PTUK Towers, Nev from his country retreat in Buckinghamshire and Matt from his hotel just outside Heathrow for the usual trawl through the big aviation news stories of the week. In today's episode we're talking emotional support peacocks, it's a big day for one low cost area as Pilot Unions are officially recognised and a 19 year old plane ticket finally gets an airing. In the military an impressive course is tracked by FlightRadar24 and it's good news at last for the...

Duration:01:42:06

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 201

2/2/2018
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It's the one after the big weekend and everyone's still trying to recover ... In this episode we're talking severely damaged suitcases, small toilets and big passenger bust ups with the authorities. Mila treats us to a very special message from her simulator to ours an we even cover a bit of those ole 'grey things'. Send your audio feedback in to us at podcast@planetalkinguk.com

Duration:01:30:45

PTUK 200

1/21/2018
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" The one where Matt played the wrong Opening Credits " So here it is, it's the big 200th show and no one can really believe how many people make the (in many cases) long and arduous journey to East Putney to join us for this very special episode. In this insane programme one budget carrier sets a new transatlantic record, a TV crew is charged with deliberately bringing fake explosives on-board a chartered flight and one passenger receives a lifetime ban for wearing the contents of his...

Duration:02:28:08

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 199

1/15/2018
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Join Carlos, Nev and Matt for this week's big Aviation News stories. In this episode new rules are put in place with airlines to cater for the growing trend that is 'Smart Suitcases', Europe's biggest low cost airline officially changes it's baggage allowance policy and a middle eastern carrier decides to end it's A380 services to Brisbane. In the military (yes, you read that right) anti-collision measure are put in place at Brize Norton and the British Army finally retires it's last...

Duration:01:50:12

PTUK 198

1/7/2018
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Join Carlos, Nev and Matt for the first show of 2018. In today's episode we're talking impatient passengers in Malaga, issues are highlighted in the damage drones could make to an aircraft and restoration continues on a valuable piece of flying history. It's time to announce our Christmas Competition winners and we thank you for all the entries we received this year. We're going to do another competition in the summer so stay tuned! Get in touch with the show via...

Duration:01:34:47

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 197

12/31/2017
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Join Matt for the last show of 2017. In this special episode we present our final interview with Cindy and Gill from the Orbis Eye Hospital at the Dubai Airshow, there's another chance to hear Nev chatting to Richard Westcott from the BBC, Pilot Pip says goodbye to his beloved Hawker, Bob Grimstead talks to Carlos and Nev about his incredible flying career and we finish some outtakes from last week's Christmas special. The Christmas competition closes on Friday 5th January 2018 and the...

Duration:01:26:55

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 196

12/24/2017
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Join Carlos, Nev, Captain Jeff, Dr Steph, Captain Nick, Eoin, Rob Mark, Brian Coleman, Micah, Captain Al, Grant McHerron, Matt and the lovely Mila for a very special, fun packed, festive episode. In today's chaotic event we discuss the special 24 hour New Year's Eve Flight by private jet, one UK based carrier is giving away free Salt and Pepper shakers for Christmas and as the annual summary of figures commence it's our top-ten of US flight cancellations. Nev really did save the best for...

Duration:02:27:43

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 195

12/17/2017
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Join Carlos, Nev and a whole plethora of of guests as Matt appears to get some practice in for the Christmas MegaCast next week. In today's episode we discuss an A380 Test Pilot who draws a very festive route over Germany, one low cost carrier ramps up their battle with Pilot Unions whilst another commences their $199 New York route from Amsterdam. It was so good to welcome Captain Al back into the fold this week but unfortunately that meant we did run out of time for the Military today...

Duration:01:41:19

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 194

12/10/2017
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Join Nev, Matt and Eoin for this week's trawl through the Aviation News. In today's episode we're talking a mixed week for one UK Flag carrier, threats of pilot strikes upset our favourite low cost airline CEO and as Christmas approaches one carrier is offering speedy boarding to those wearing Ugly Festive Jumpers! In the Military we're discussing F35's a bird strike causes great confusion with one in Lebanon, and one middle eastern air force declares their new fleet ready for...

Duration:01:34:33

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 193

12/4/2017
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In the chair for today's episode we have Carlos, Matt and Brian Coleman who take you on a stroll through the Aviation stories of the week. In this episode it's the turn of an American airline that has a Pilot Scheduling Crisis, a leasing company is forced to start it's own airline using the A380's they can't get shot of and the world's only private 787 shows off the luxury available. It's the last in this current series of Nev's Passenger Experience where we're talking lost luggage with...

Duration:02:21:02

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 192

11/26/2017
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Join Carlos, Nev, Matt, Dr Steph and a whole heap of very special friends for this week's episode of the show. In today's programme we discuss the fascinating world of Air Freight, there's a real feeling of 'Class' divide for one national airline and one eastern airline crosses the Atlantic using waste cooking oil as it's fuel. Nev talks with Bushi Pearson about her thankfully unique passenger experience and our first of three segments Carlos made from his visit to the Dubai Airshow. In...

Duration:01:58:01

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 191

11/19/2017
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Join Carlos, Nev and Pilot Pip for another Aviation-Tastic episode of the show. In today's programme we discuss the tragic collision between a helicopter and a GA aircraft, there's a worrying story involving pilots carrying LOADED handguns and one low cost airline offer an affordable solution to the aged-old baggage allowance issue. Nev talks to Mike Stead about his passenger experiences and in the military Iomax announce their Block 2 aircraft. We'd love to hear from you so please do...

Duration:01:58:36

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 190

11/13/2017
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Join Nev, Eoin and Matt as they have a trawl through the week's big aviation news stories. In today's episode we discuss the first A380 going out of service, There's exciting news for both Airbus and Boeing at the Dubai Air Show and there's some skilled flying that prevents disaster at Belfast Airport as a Nose Wheel goes missing. Nev talks to AJ about his Passenger Experiences and Matt talks to Micah, Dave and many more friends in the famous Katz Deli Get in touch with the show via...

Duration:01:31:32

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 189

11/5/2017
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Join Carlos, Matt and Howard Asbridge as they take a trawl through this week's big aviation news stories. In today's show we discuss one airline's decision to weigh it's passengers instead of their luggage, there's a rumour going round that one Middle-Eastern carrier is binning it's first class section and a long standing cabin crew dispute is finally settled with a National Carrier. Nev talks to Mike Jones about his extensive Low Cost Airline Experience and we have some great feedback...

Duration:02:00:12

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 188

10/29/2017
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Join a packed panel of friends as they take a trawl through the Aviation News highlights of the week. In today's episode Carlos, Nev, Micah, Pip, Jenn-ifer and Matt as they discuss one lucky lady who had a return flight from Crete all to herself, plans to reduce the in-cabin allowance on THAT low cost airline are delayed and further security screenings are implemented on all US-bound flights. Nev chats to Ed Cook about his passenger experiences. In the military we find the Russians...

Duration:02:05:00

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 187

10/22/2017
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Join Carlos, Nev and Matt for this week's Aviation related trawl through the stories of the week. In today's episode we talk about one low cost airline's plea with it's previous employees, those battery problems are studied by the FAA and big order between Boeing and an Asian carrier looks set to finally become official. We chat briefly to Pip as he commences the training for SafeJet's new aircraft and Captain Rick takes some time from his vacation to tell us what he's been up to since...

Duration:01:46:06

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 186

10/17/2017
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Join Carlos, Sir Nevil of Bounds and Captain Nick for a fun filled trawl through this week's big Aviation news stories. In today's episode the Beluga XL officially takes to the skies, BA celebrate Work Experience Month with over 1,000 students, Airbus are on track to have their first Air Taxi in the air in 2018 and the final Monarch plane leaves Leeds / Bradford. In the Military the RAF roll out the red carpet and rather unusually we see a K46a refuelling a K46a. Nev talks to Luke...

Duration:02:21:58

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 185

10/8/2017
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Join Carlos, Nev AND CAPTAIN JEFF for this week's episode of the show. In today's offering we find out who's going to officially be the first recipient of the 777x, there's a lovely story of two twin brother Captains retire 30 seconds apart and we talk about the French A380 and it's massive engine failure. Nev talks to our favourite ACME Red Pilot as he swaps the front seat for one in economy as he shares with us his recent Passenger Experience. Spaces for our 200th show are all but...

Duration:02:03:29

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