Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 G-VOWS (Image: Aviation Media Agency.)
Civil Aviation

Virgin and BA to offer low-cost long-haul fares

Virgin Atlantic and British Airways are both introducing low-cost long-haul fares to compete with airlines such as Norwegian. Virgin Atlantic will be splitting its economy fares into three categories, Light, Classic and Delight – each with varying extras included. The basic light fare includes no hold baggage and just 10kg of [read more]

Rhinog Fawr crash site
Air Safety

North Wales fatal helicopter crash caused by weather

A fatal helicopter crash in North Wales last year was caused by the weather according to the Air Accident Investigations Branch (AAIB). The Airbus Helicopters AS355 Ecureuil II, G-OHCP crashed into Rhinog Fawr mountain on the 29th March 2017 killing all on board, the pilot and 4 passengers. According to the accident [read more]


Ryanair confident on BREXIT deal

Just days after outspoken CEO Michael O’Leary claimed Ryanair may cancel all flights for a day to punish the UK for Brexit, his chief marketing officer Kenny Jacobs has said the airline is confident that flights would not come to a halt after the UK leaves the European Union. Speaking [read more]

Amy Johnson

International Womens Day 2018: Amy Johnson

International Women’s Day 2018 is a chance to celebrate women and in aviation, they don’t come any bigger than Amy Johnson. Amy Johnson CBE was born in Kingston Upon Hull in 1903 and after leaving university with a degree in Economics took up a job in London as a solicitors secretary. [read more]

Loganair shows off new corporate livery on a Saab 340

Loganair adds direct Derry service from Glasgow

Loganair (LM/LOG) will start a direct Derry service from Glasgow in October 2018. The route will be the 12th destination for ‘Scotland’s airline’ from its Glasgow (GLW/EGPF) hub. The flight to City of Derry Airport (LDY/EGAE) will be operated by Saab 2000 / Saab 340 aircraft and will operate 5 [read more]