L-R-Neil Turner, Alistair Coffin, Maggie Gault, Matt Thompson. (Image: NATS)
Aviation safety news

NATS EFPS System takes-off at Farnborough

The UK’s leading air traffic services provider, NATS has successfully introduced its Electronic Flight Progress Strips (EFPS) system to Farnborough Airport (FAB/EGLF). The NATS “Hub and Spoke” system incorporates Approach and Radar services along with Farnborough’s Lower Airspace Radar Service (LARS). Farnborough¬†saw 27,000 movements last year and with 100,000 flights [read more]

Norwegian 787 Dreamliner at London Gatwick
Air Travel News

Norwegian increases Gatwick to New York frequency

Low-cost carrier Norwegian.com has announced it is increasing its London Gatwick to New York service to 3 times per day. The additional flight will operate 6 days per week (excluding Saturdays) and will leave Gatwick  (LGW/EGKK) at 09:50hrs, arriving in New York (JFK/KJFK) at 13:00hrs. Giving passengers the option of 3 [read more]

Qatar A350-900 arrives into Cardiff Airport (Image: Pete Harrison)
Cardiff Airport News

Qatar Airways is in Cardiff for the long-haul

Qatar Airways Chief Executive His Excellency Akbar Al Baker has said his airline plans to be at Cardiff Airport forever as flights between Doha and Cardiff get underway, but it’s not all about passengers. One of the keys to the success of Qatar Airways new service linking the two capitals is [read more]

Qatar A350 lands at Cardiff Airport (John Moore)
Cardiff Airport News

Qatar Airways has landed at Cardiff Airport

At 12:30 the very first Qatar Airways flight between Doha (DOH/OTHH) and Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) touched down on Runway 30. The flight, which arrived 20 minutes early, was given a water salute as it marks the start of a new era for Cardiff Airport with scheduled long-haul flights offering one-stop [read more]

Qatar Airways A350-900
Cardiff Airport News

Qatar Airways Launch: Brand new A350 on way

Qatar Airways is sending a brand new Airbus A350-900 to Cardiff Airport (CWL-EGFF) for the inaugural flight from Doha (DOH/OTHH). Airbus A350-900 A7-ALU was delivered to Qatar Airways just 5 days ago and it will be the first aircraft to operate the new service connecting Wales to Qatar and beyond. [read more]