Flybe Embraer E190 G-FEBJ (Image: Aviation Wales)

From British European to 15 years of Flybe

On the 18th July 2002 British European officially rebranded to Flybe when the airline relaunched as a low-fares, full-service airline. So today, we look at how the airline started and what the future holds for the Exeter based carrier. British European started out in 1979 as Jersey European following the [read more]

F15 escorting a B2 Stealth Bomber
Airshow News

2017 Royal International Air Tattoo Review

The Royal International Air Tattoo is the World’s biggest military airshow and this year did not disappoint which participating air forces coming from far and wide, and a surprise visitor too! Held each year at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, The Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) invites air forces from around the globe [read more]

C17 Globermaster at Yeovilton Air Day 2017
Airshow News

Yeovilton Air Day 2017 Review

Yeovilton Air Day, one of the biggest and best air shows in the UK happens just across the water in the sleepy Somerset village of Yeovilton. Sleepy that is apart from the Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) that resides there. Also known as HMS Heron, RNAS Yeovilton is home to [read more]

Iberia Airbus A340-600 landing at Cardiff Airport
Cardiff Airport News

Cardiff Airport passenger numbers hit new high

Bumper passenger numbers at Cardiff Airport for June 2017 have brought the rolling year total to over 1.4 million, the highest they have been since 2010. There was a 19% hike in passengers for June compared to the same period in 2016, an increase that saw 185,787 passengers use Cardiff Airport. The [read more]