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Loganair launches new commercial pilot training scheme

Airline news

Leading regional airline Loganair (LM/LOG) has unveiled a new pathway for aspiring commercial pilots to prepare them for joining a commercial airline. In partnership with CRM Aviation Europe, the Airline Pilot Standard Multi-Crew Cooperation (APS MCC) is focused on teaching new pilots the necessary skills to work as part of [read more]

An Airbus H145 Juno at RAF Shawbury (Crown Copyright)

MOD orders more Airbus H145 Helicopters

Helicopter news

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has placed an order for six more Airbus H145 Jupiter Helicopters as it continues its renewal of its rotary aircraft. The new aircraft are set to be deployed to Cyprus where they will undertake emergency response duties and also to Brunei to support UK [read more]

Menzies Aviation

Menzies Aviation reports 10.7% revenue increase

News

UK-based Menzies Aviation has reported revenue of $2.2 billion (£1.8bn approx) for the last financial year, a 10.7% increase on the previous one. The increase is partly due to the recovery of the aviation industry from the Global pandemic but also by Menzies Aviation increasing its footprint at existing and [read more]

Edinburgh Airport (Image: EDI)

Vinci to take controlling share in Edinburgh Airport

Airport News

Vinci, a subsidiary of Vinci Concessions is set to take a 50.01% stake in Edinburgh Airport (EDI/EGPH) from current owners Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) who will retain the minority share. GIP has owned Edinburgh Airport since 2012 and the new deal with Vinci will be its second partnership with the [read more]

An easyJet Airbus lands at Gatwick Airport (Image: UK Aviation Media)
Airline news

easyJet cancels Israel flights until October

Leading UK low-cost carrier easyJet (U2/EZY) has confirmed it is cancelling all flights to Tel Aviv, Israel until the end of summer 2024 due to the ongoing security situation in the Middle East following the attempted attack by Iran. The carrier had been operating flights to Tel Aviv from Luton [read more]

KleinVision's AirCar (Image: KleinVision)
Features

The Flying car, will it really happen?

It seems like every five years or so we hear that a Flying Car is just about to be seen on our High Streets. Well, I’m sorry to report that such a sight is about as likely as seeing a UFO land there, especially in the UK. The dream engendered [read more]

Airbus A321neo (Image: Airbus)
Aviation engineering news

Airbus deliveries 63 aircraft in March 2024

Airbus delivered 63 airliners to 32 customers across the globe in March continuing its positive start to the year, it also received further orders for 137 airliners. March deliveries included 55 single-aisle airliners along with 8 wide-bodies. Single-aisle deliveries comprised 28 A321neos, 23 A320neos, 3 A220-300s and one A220-200 to [read more]

Destinations

On a layover in Shanghai? Experience the city for free!

If you are travelling via Shanghai’s Pudong Airport and have a layover you can now break free from the airport and experience the city thanks to Shanghai Express from Trip.com. The complimentary city tours are available to Trip.com customers and any international traveller with a layout of more than 8 [read more]

The Red Arrows at the Bournemouth Air Festival (Image: UK Aviation Media)
Air show news

Where to see the Red Arrows in 2024

The 2024 air display season has now been finalised for the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team (RAFAT) The Red Arrows and there are plenty of opportunities to see them in action both in the UK and abroad. This year’s season will see The Reds, led by Squadron Leader Jon Bond, [read more]

Etihad A380 in London
News

Etihad celebrates two decades at London Heathrow

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad has recently celebrated two decades of flying from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) with its first service operating on the 28th March 2004. 2004 saw the airline beginning a three-times-per-week service between the two cities using an Airbus A340, a route and airline that soon became known for its [read more]

Korean Air Airbus A350
Aviation engineering news

Korean Air finalises Airbus A350 order

Korean Air, the national airline of South Korea, has finalised a deal that sees it become the latest operator of the long-haul Airbus A350XWB airliner. The order for 33 aircraft comprises of 27 A350-1000s and six of the smaller A350-900s which offers the longest range of any airliner currently available. [read more]

Korean Air Airbus A350
Aviation engineering news

Korean Air finalises Airbus A350 order

Korean Air, the national airline of South Korea, has finalised a deal that sees it become the latest operator of the long-haul Airbus A350XWB airliner. The order for 33 aircraft comprises of 27 A350-1000s and six of the smaller A350-900s which offers the longest range of any airliner currently available. [read more]

KM Malta Airlines (Image: KM Malta Airlines/X)
Airline news

Goodbye Air Malta, Hello KM Malta Airlines

On the 30th March 2024 Air Malta, the national airline of Malta, ceased operations and just hours later, was replaced a new airline called KM Malta Airlines. Air Malta began operations in 1974 based in Luqa airport on Malta and grew to be the flag carrier for the island operating [read more]

Finnair celebrates 30 years of flying to Manchester Airport
Airline news

Finnair celebrates 30 years of direct flights to Manchester

Finnish flag carrier Finnair has this week celebrated 30 years of direct flights from Helsinki, Finland to Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC). The airline has become an important connection for people in the North west of England particularly connecting to destionations in Asia such as Osaka, Singapore, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Finnair [read more]

Loganair Embraer E145
Airline news

Loganair reports £10.9 million profit for last financial year

Leading regional airline Loganair (LM/LOG) has posted a £10.9 million pre-tax profit for the last financial year, the second year in a row the airline has posted a significant profit. This years profit is up from £4.98m in 2021/22 demonstrating the Glasgow, Scotland based airlines continued growth. Luke Farajallah, CEO, [read more]

KleinVision's AirCar (Image: KleinVision)
Aviation engineering news

Mass-market flying cars a step closer after China deal signed

The mass manufacturing of a flying car has taken a step closer to reality with a new deal signed between AirCar developers KleinVision and Chinese flying car specialist Hebei Jianxin Flying Car Technology Co., LTD. Under the deal, the Chinese company will have the exclusive rights to manufacture and distribute [read more]

Airbus A350 (Image UK Aviation Media)
Aviation engineering news

Japan Airlines and Korean Air place A350 orders

It’s been a bumper order day for Airbus with two Asian carriers placing A350 orders totalling 54 aircraft Korean Air was first to pull the trigger with an order for 33 A350s split between 27 -100 models and six -900 models for its long haul needs as it prepares to [read more]