Piper PA28 G-SVEA (Image: Facebook/Gwent & Moore)
Aviation safety news

Plane crashes onto A40 in Monmouthshire

Gwent police say they are dealing with a light aircraft which has crashed into the A40 between Abergaveney and Raglan. A spokesperson for the emergency services said: The light aircraft which crashed was carrying a pilot and two passengers. They are being treated for minor injuries. No other vehicle was [read more]

Boeing 777X (Image: Boeing Media)
Airline news

Boeing backs Britain

The worlds largest aerospace company Boeing recently selected London as its new European headquarters despite fears of Brexit. The seattle based airframer, which already employs 2000 staff and has invested nearly £2bn in the UK, has said that the Brexit vote would not effect its decision to base its entire [read more]

Fokker 50 VLM Airlines (Pedro Aragão / Wikimedia Commons)
Cardiff Airport News

VLM files for bankruptcy

Antwerp based VLM Airlines has filed for bankruptcy today. In a statement on its website it said “We are sorry to have to inform you that VLM Airlines NV has filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday 22nd June 2016. All flights are cancelled with immediate effect” VLM was due to operate [read more]

Ed Force parked at Cardiff Airport (Image: Nick Harding)
General aviation news

Iron Maiden bids farewell to Ed Force One

In February this year the aviation communities eyes turned to Iron Maidens Ed Force One, The Boeing 747-400 (TF-AAK) that would be used to carry the band on their world tour. First stop for this jumbo jet was Cardiff International Airport (CWL/EGFF) where it would pick up the band and [read more]