Fly Erbil 737 (Image: Fly Erbil)
New Routes

Kurdistan startup airline Fly Erbil to start flights to UK

Kurdistan’s first airline, Fly Erbil, will commence flights to the UK next month. The startup airline operated its first flight today flying to Sweden today and will operate from Erbil International Airport (EBL/ORER) in Kurdistan to Birmingham Airport (BHX/EGBB) from the 13th July flying via Kiev (IEV/UKKK). The airline has been supported [read more]

A330-900-TAP (Image: G.Housse/Airbus)
Airline news

A330neo does flypast at Airbus wing factory

Airbus flew the first A330neo up to North Wales today for a flypast at the Airbus UK wing factory. The A330neo F-WWKM flew past the Broughton site, which is located at Hawarden Airport, just after 12:30 this afternoon. The aircraft is in the colours of launch customer TAP Air Portugal. [read more]

Farnborough Airshow (image: TransportMedia UK)
Air show news

Countdown to Farnborough Air Show 2018

With just 4 weeks to go until the bi-annual Farnborough Airshow, we take a look at the top exhibitors and events for both trade and public. The Farnborough Airshow alternates with Paris as Europes premier aviation trade event. Its held on even years (the next one will be 2020) and [read more]

LOT Embraer (Image: LOT)
New Routes

LOT to start London City to Warsaw service

Polish airline LOT is planning to start a direct service between London City (LCY/EGLC) and Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW/EPWA). The airline plans to introduce twice-daily service (daily at weekends) from January 2019 using a 112-seat Embraer E190 aircraft. Warsaw is the capital of Poland and passengers will be able to connect to [read more]

Sun Express Boeing 737-800 (Image: LLA)
New Routes

Sun Express starts new Turkey flights from Luton

Turkish airline Sun Express (ZQ/SXS) has operated its first scheduled flight from London Luton to Antalya, Turkey today. Antalya is the first of four new routes that the airline will operate to Turkey from London Luton Airport (LTN/EGGW) with Ankara, Gaziantep and Bodrum launching later this month. Antalya based Sun [read more]

Easyjet A320neo (Image: UK Aviation Media)

Easyjet eyes an expanded Heathrow as opportunity

British low-cost airliner Easyjet (U2/EZY) has said it sees an opportunity for low-cost flights from Heathrow if the expansion goes ahead. Easyjet says that if the expansion goes ahead then passengers could see fares reduce by up to 30% as low-cost carriers compete against Heathrow’s legacy carriers. The Government has approved [read more]

The Flying Bulls Bristol Sycamore (Image: P. Harrison)
Helicopter news

Helicopter Museum welcomes only flying Sycamore

The Bristol Sycamore 171  is the oldest flying British designed helicopter still Flying. This example is also the only surviving Sycamore 171 still flying. The sycamore was Designed by Raoul Hafner and built at Filton, by the Bristol Aeroplane company, this particular one being built in 1957. The Sycamore served [read more]