A350 XWB Ultra Long Range
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

First Ultra Long Range A350 makes debut in Toulouse

The first Ultra Long Range (ULR) Airbus A350 XWB has made its debut from final assembly in Toulouse prior to having the engines fitted. The aircraft, which is destined for Singapore Airlines, was rolled out of the final assembly hangar following completion of the airframe assembly and has now moved [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737-800

Ryanair to close Glasgow base

Ryanair has announced it is to close its base at Glasgow Airport (GLA/EGPF) later this year with the aircraft and routes moving to Edinburgh (EDI/EGPH). The Irish budget carrier currently has 1 aircraft based at the Scottish airport but under its revised plans for Winter 2018 it will move the [read more]

British Airways Airbus A380 G-XLEH lifts off from Heathrow's Runway 27L (Aviation Media Agency)
Civil Aviation

Major disruption as snow and ice hits UK airports

British Airways and other airlines are running a reduced operation at London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) today due to the what is being called ‘The Beast from the East’. Freezing temperatures and snow have meant that Heathrow’s biggest operator has had to cancel a number of flights to maintain a safe and [read more]

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Air Safety

One injured in Scottish light aircraft crash

One person has been taken to hospital with minor injuries after a light aircraft crash in Moray. The pilot, who was the sole occupant, was treated on the scene for minor injuries after the crash at Shempstons Airfield near RAF Lossiemouth. The Jodel D117 G-BBPS overturned in a field next to [read more]

Flybe Embraer 195

Stobart Group eyes Flybe takeover

Stobart Group has filed a statement with the London Stock Exchange (LSE) showing it has struggling low-fares airline Flybe on its radar for a takeover. The statement, which was filed yesterday (22nd February) says that Stobart Group has been “reviewing alternative structures for our airline and leasing business that can play [read more]

Zeus confirmed for Yeovilton Air Day 2018
Airshow News

Zeus confirmed for Yeovilton Air Day 2018

Hot off the heels of confirming at another UK display the Hellenic Air Force F16 Display Team “Zeus” has also confirmed for Yeovilton Air Day 2018. The annual air show at RNAS Yeovilton, which this year is on the 7th July,  will see the Block 52+ variant F16 make its [read more]