Aer Lingus A321neo LR (Image: Airbus)
Airline news

Aer Lingus flights to Cleveland start today

Aer Lingus (EI/EIN) first new transatlantic route since 2019 got underway today as the new service from Dublin (DUB/EIDW) to Cleveland, Ohio took off. Operated by a brand new Airbus A321neo LR, the four times per week service will open up the midwest off the US with Aer Lingus being [read more]

Jet2 Boeing 737 (Image: Max Thrust Digital)

Jet2 to open 4 aircraft base at Liverpool Airport

Holiday airline is set to open a four aircraft base at Liverpool Airport (LPL/EGGP) for Summer 2024. Initially offering 20 routes, the new based will create up to 200 jobs as a result. The new bases will be Leeds-Bradford based’s 11th UK airport as it seeks to expands [read more]

A British Airways Airbus at London Gatwick Airport
Airline news

Drone sighting halts flights at London Gatwick

A sighting of an object suspected to be a drone has once again caused flight operations at London Gatwick (LGW./EGKK) to be suspended. The sighting occurred just before 2pm and caused at least 12 flights to be diverted to nearby airports whilst the situation was investigated. Flights resumed at the [read more]

Loganair CEO Jonathan Hinkles and Heathrow’s Aviation Director, Joanna Taso
Airline news

Loganair’s new flights from Heathrow take-off

The UK’s leading regional airline Loganair (LM/LOG) has launched its new routes from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) as it switches flights from outlying London airports. The new routes will operate from Terminal 2 at London Heathrow and include Derry, previously operated from London Stansted and Dundee, previously operated from London City. [read more]

Aviation engineering news

100th A320neo delivery for Avolon leasing

Dublin based leasing specialist Avolon has completed the delivery of its 100th Airbus A320neo. The aircraft was delivered to Philippines airline CEBU Pacific and is the second of three A320neos with the third to be delivered later this month. Paul Geaney, President and Chief Commercial Officer, Avolon commented: “As one [read more]

Boeing 737-10 on approach (Image: Nick Harding / Max Thrust Digital)

Ryanair orders 150 Boeing 737 Max 10 aircraft

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has placed a firm order for 150 Boeing 737 Max 10 airliners in its biggest ever order with the US airframer. The deal also includes a further 150 aircraft under options which the airline can convert to orders at a later date. Ryanair has always [read more]

First Indian C295 in flight (Image: CASA/Airbus)
Military aviation news

VIDEO: First Indian C295 completes maiden flight

The first CASA C295 Light military transport aircraft to be produced under the “Make in India” aerospace programme has carried out its maiden flight from the Airbus facility at Seville, Spain. The first flight represents a significant milestone in the plan to begin deliveries in the second half of 2023 [read more]

Boeing 737-10 in flight (Image: Nick Harding / Max Thrust Digital)
In the Spotlight

Back to Basics: How flight works and how aeroplanes fly

by UK Aviation News in Features

Aeroplanes have become an essential part of modern transportation, connecting people and places around the world. These fascinating machines are the result of years of research, development, and engineering, and they are designed to fly [read more]