Airline news

797 another step closer for Boeing after Delta talks

Boeing’s new middle-market aeroplane, likely to be dubbed the 797, is another step closer to reality after talks with Delta Airlines. The Seattle based airframer has had discussions with Delta with a view to them launching the aircraft. Delta is looking to replace around 100 of the ageing middle-market aircraft it [read more]

Norwegian 737 Max Seats (Image: Norwegian)
Airline news

Norwegian gets first 737 Max with upgraded seats

Norwegian has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 Max with an upgraded, slimmer seat that promises more space for passengers. The 737 Max will be used on transatlantic routes from Edinburgh airport and the seats have been specifically designed for more comfort on longer routes. Norwegian says it will [read more]

Qatar Airways A350-900 arrives into Cardiff Airport
Air show news

Qatar Airways: biggest presence ever at Farnborough

Doha based Qatar Airways has said it will be having its biggest presence ever at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018 later this month. The airline will be showcasing its Q-Suite cabin on by exhibiting one of the airlines A350-1000 aircraft and a Boeing 777. The Qatari flag carrier will also treat visitors [read more]

BelugaXL roll out (Image: JV Reymonden/Airbus)
Aviation engineering news

First BelugaXL shows off its true colours

The first BelugaXL, Airbus’ latest oversized transport aircraft, has come out of the paint shop today in full livery. Wearing a “smile” livery that was chosen by employees the Airbus A330OST Beluga XL will now undergo ground testing ahead of its first flight in a few weeks. The livery was chosen [read more]

Good luck Kyle message from British Airways (Image: ba)

Kyle Edmund – To Fly To Serve…… and volley

Britains Number 1 tennis player geared up for Wimbledon this week taking on the ultimate challenge from British Airways. British Airways put Kyle through his paces on their state of the art Boeing 787 simulator, used to train actual British Airways Pilots. With the help of British Airways pilot Captain Meredith [read more]

The Red Arrows (Image: The Aviation Media Agency.)
Air show news

Whats On: Wales National Airshow 2018

It’s time once again for the annual Wales National Airshow at Swansea Bay in South Wales. The free event takes place on Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July in Swansea Bay giving spectators on the beach a stunning aerial display. This year show features The Red Arrows and the RAF [read more]