Airbus A330-900neo F-WTTN (Image: Angelo Harmsworth)
Cardiff Airport News

A330-900neo touches down in Wales for tests

Airbus’ latest variant of the popular A330 family, the A330-900neo, has touched down at Cardiff Airport, Wales ahead of fuel tests tomorrow. The A330-900neo or new engine option is improved version of Airbus’ popular twin-engined wide-bodied jet. It is powered exclusively by Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines. The wings are made [read more]

Airbus Corporate Helicopters ACH130
Business Aviation

Airbus Corporate Helicopters shows off first ACH130

Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) has shown off the first helicopter to be delivered since its formation. The ACH130 aircraft is being displayed to the public for the first time at The European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) which is currently underway in Geneva. The displayed aircraft is displayed with [read more]

Loganair shows off new corporate livery on a Saab 340
England

Carlisle Airport suspends start of Scheduled flights

Carlisle Lake District Airport (CAX/EGNC) has been forced to suspend the start of scheduled flight operations due to what it calls a ” global shortage of qualified air traffic control staff”. Loganair was due to begin scheduled services to London Southend, Dublin and Belfast City on the 4th June but this suspension [read more]

Ben Murphy crossing the finish line in Chiba Japan (Samo Vidic)
Air Sports

Ben Murphy ends up 11th in Chiba Air Race

Britain’s Ben Murphy has ended the weekend in 11th place in the Red Bull Air Race in Chiba, Japan. After a qualifying 14th due to technical issues, the Blades Racing Team member lost out to Micheal Goulian in the round of 14 with the American putting in a time of 0:56.422 compared [read more]

Passengers in airport
Features

Are you a passenger from hell?

Smelly passengers and out of control kids top the list of worlds words passengers according to airlineratings.com. The website surveyed its readers on ten types of airline passengers with those having poor personal hygiene coming out on top. AirlineRatings.com Editor-in-Chief Geoffrey Thomas thinks the level of frustration for the smelly passenger reflects a [read more]