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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.




Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 183

Join our usual team and Matt and Andy from the A320 Podcast for this week's trawl through the big aviation stories of the week. It's fair to say that it's not been a good week if you're a customer of one low cost airline, a national carrier flirts with household waste and bio-fuels and we talk about the new monster of the skies which is the brain child of the Microsoft co-founder. We get a special call from an APG meetup in Berlin and Nev talks to a good friend of the show about her recent...

Duration: 01:59:09

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 182

Join Carlos, Matt, Nev and Pip for a very busy show. In today's episode we talk about a disastrous flight for one national carrier, the big low cost carrier is looking for more cabin crew, Canada gets some low cost news for internal flights and we give our review of the latest Plane Safety video. We welcome our first ever LIVE Plane Safety segment, we remember 9-11 with a very special piece of audio and Nev's passenger experience welcomes Andrew Smith. Pip is raising money for a...

Duration: 02:24:10

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 181

Join Carlos, Pilot Pip, Captain Al, Eoin and Matt for this week's trawl through the big aviation related passenger focused news stories. In this slightly longer than usual show (can't possibly imagine why!!) we discuss low cost carrier baggage rule changes and yet more troublesome passengers who can't hold their drink. and as we spare many thoughts for our many friends and listeners in the US we talk flight advice from the CAA as Hurricane Irma approaches - STAY SAFE EVERYONE! Although...

Duration: 02:19:18

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 180

Join Carlos, Nev and The Maineman Micah for this weeks instalment of PTUK! In this weeks episode find out which airline is deciding on a BYOB policy (that's Bring Your Own Blankets not booze!) Southwest welcomes it's first 737 MAX. How would you like to swim in a pool right next to the airport ramp? Find out where this is now a possibility! Nev brings us two wonderful segments including his Nev's Passenger Experience and another Seething Airshow interview. So crack open a cold one and...

Duration: 01:49:23

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 179

Join Carlos, Matt and an incredible line up of guest hosts for an aviation mega show! Featuring PCDU's Grant McHerron, Stephen Ivey and APG hosts Dr Steph and Cpt. Nick. We discuss whether or not food can help a nervous flyer, the pros and cons of renewable energies in aviation and should we ban alcohol at the airport? Nev has treated us to not one but two fantastic interviews this week. All this and much much more! Fancy joining us in the Chat Room during the Live...

Duration: 02:26:54

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 178

Join the PTUK team with guest host Eoin and amazing camera man Carl as we bring you the latest aviation news from our mobile studio at Seething Airshow! Ever wondered how many planes there are in the world? Want to know more about how you can buy yourself an airport? Are airlines making seats so small it's unsafe? Find the answers here on PTUK! Nev interviews Jacquie McHale about her epxerience flying with a certain harpcentric airline. There's listener feedback from Glen...

Duration: 01:37:29

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 177

Join Carlos, Nev and Matt for their usual trawl through this week's big aviation news stories. In today's episode we talk stressful sales targets for one low cost airline, an Airport in east Anglia is offering free flights to delayed passengers at rival airports and an american carrier welcomes the first of it's new A350-900 jets. Our penultimate interview at RIAT sees Carlos chatting to Guy Black who's the proud owner of a stunning De Havilland DH9. Take yourself to...

Duration: 01:59:30

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 176

Join Carlos, Matt and Nev for this week's trawl through the aviation world's biggest news stories. Extra special guests this week are the queen of the podcast airwaves Dr Steph, king of the podcast producers Pasadena Brian and the living legend that is Captain Al. In today's episode we discuss pilots learning their craft 'on the job' courtesy of a new ITV documentary, Captain Al gets very animated over two (non)stories involving Quantas and there's some excitement over American Airlines...

Duration: 02:19:30

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 175

Nothing says summer at PTUK more than a good airshow and that's precisely where we are this weekend! Join Carlos and Matt broadcasting live from the Old Buckenham Airshow. Nev brings us not one but two incredible interviews from none other than the BBC transport correspondent Richard Westcott and another from Richard Cobourne. In the news we find out what Gatwick Airport will do with an investment of over £1 billion. An Air India flight forgets to retract their gear and there's a top 11...

Duration: 01:33:30

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 174

Join Carlos, Matt, Nev and guest host Eoin for your weekly dose of aviation fun. In this weeks jam packed episode we take a look at a brand new airline just for millennials, we discuss pros and cons of the 'bring your own device' culture emerging in aviation and we find out what new Guinness World Record title was given to an American Airlines employee. Nev brings us another fantastic segment of Nev's Passenger Experience featuring Kevin Murphy. Pilot Pip explains all about NOTAMs and...

Duration: 02:23:43

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 173

Join Carlos, Matt, Nev and Pilot Pip in the latest episode of the PTUK podcast! In this episode, Matt holds down the fort (read living room studio) as the other hosts join from across the UK. In this weeks news Delta welcomes North America's first A350-900, Matt beats Pip to an aviation joke and a single Emu (the beer not the animal) gets checked into the hold on a Qantas flight for a laugh! We get treated to the fifth instalment of Nev's Passenger Experience segment. And finally,...

Duration: 01:56:51

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 172


Duration: 02:12:07

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 171

It's the PTUK Upside Down Special!! Join Carlos, Matt, Kathy, Glen, Ray, Ben, Matt and Grant this week on an Aussie Adventure . In this weeks news we discuss why BA's flights will be operated by Qatari aircraft and crew. There are fantastic discussions on delays, inflight entertainment systems and the differences between the aviation industry in the UK and the lands down under. Our newest team member, Nev, brings us another delightful segment And finally, the Tardis becomes someones...

Duration: 02:07:06

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 170

Join Carlos, Matt, Eoin and special guest Stuart for this week's Aviation'tastic show. In today's episode we discuss a new low cost carrier's plan to offer $1.50 flights, supersonic flight looks to finally be a reality again as firm orders are announced and one of the main players in the industry announces 25 hour Flight data and voice recorders. We have a great video segment from our resident safety expert and we welcome part 2 of Nev's passenger experience. We talk Caravans and...

Duration: 02:14:44

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 169

Join Carlos, Matt and Brian back once again in the kitchen studio for another avtastic episode. In this weeks episode, we reveal the true cost of the BA fiasco, Carlos gets overly excited about Malta (surprise surprise) and the 'Flying Bum' makes an unexpected appearance over the British skies. Sir Nevil Bounds has a wonderful new Passenger Experience Segment in which he interviews Helen King of Effective Event Solutions. Pilot Pip has finally handed in his homework so stay tuned for a...

Duration: 01:38:53

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 168

Join Carlos, Matt, Eoin, Matty Fab and Mila for a show packed full of aviation related fun and games. In this week's episode we discuss Boeing's plans for 'Pilot-less' aircraft, one member of check-in staff for a low cost airline receives some appalling treatment by a passenger and Greater Manchester ATC are contemplating a 'Virtual Air Traffic Control Tower'. We talk to Mila about her amazing journey to genuinely living her dream. If you'd like to come join us for our 200th...

Duration: 01:42:02

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 167

Join Carlos, Matt, Eoin and Captain Al for this week's fun filled episode. In today's show we discuss the Stratolaunch as it leaves the hangar for the first time, United MIGHT steal the crown for the world's longest flight and there's some delays on the cards for Air New Zealand and the delivery of their first A320neo. In the military dramatic footage of the Vixen's belly landing and an interesting story involving night time refuelling. We have some feedback from Richard and we chat to...

Duration: 02:07:06

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 166

Join Carlos, Matt and Eoin as they take a stroll through the big aviation stories of the week. In today's episode we talk baggage chaos at Gatwick, low cost carriers start selling transatlantic flights and a massive recruitment drive starts for pilots with one Luton based low cost carrier. We talk airshows in the military as the Americans begin their 70th anniversary air force celebrations. Matt Bunting-Frame shares with us a great interview he took at Wings-Over-Illawarra with the...

Duration: 01:40:28

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 165

Join Carlos, Nev, First Officer Craig and a surprise guest appearance by Captain Al for this week's Post Pittsburgh show. In today's episode it all kicks off with a stag do for one low cost carrier, Royalty has been flying commoners around without them realising and one passenger attempts to open the door during flight. We talk to Craig about his amazing achievements for someone so young.

Duration: 01:55:00

Plane Talking UK Podcast Episode 164

Join Carlos, Matt, The APG Crew and a very special LIVE audience for this week's show which was live from Pittsburgh. In this week's episode it was another bad week of PR for one American Carrier, we talk the 'Best Airline Customer Service' and an 'Electronics Travel Ban' looks like it could be a real possibility for flights from Europe to the USA. Wow it's been an incredible few days here in Pittsburgh and we've got some great content to share with you in the coming months.

Duration: 00:37:26

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