Fokker 50 VLM Airlines (Pedro Aragão / Wikimedia Commons)

VLM Airlines ceases operations again

Belgian airline VLM (VO/WLM) has ceased operations with immediate effect following a decision by shareholders today. The decision to liquidate the company was taken at an extraordinary general assembly by majority shareholder SHS Aviation B.V. VLM recently announced that they would be discontinuing scheduled flights to most of its destinations, including its [read more]

Ryanair CEO, Michael O’Leary with Laudamotion's Michelle Capelli, Melanie Brunner and Andreas Gruber (Laudamotion CEO)
Airline news

Ryanair owned Laudamotion to double Airbus fleet

Austrian low-fares airline Laudamotion has announced it plans to double its Airbus fleet now the Ryanair’s 75% share purchase is complete. The Irish budget airline’s investment has allowed Laudamotion to purchase an additional 9 Airbus A320 aircraft which will be delivered across Summer 2019. The new aircraft will bring the [read more]

Ben Murphy in the Red Bull Air Race in Kazan (Image: Red Bull Air Race)
Air sports news

Ben Murphy gets fifth in Kazan Air Race

Britain’s Ben Murphy finished 5th in the Red Bull Air Race this weekend in the Russian city of Kazan. The Blades Racing Team pilot lost out in the round of 8 but the result is Ben’s best for the 2018 season beating his 6th place in Abu Dhabi. After qualifying [read more]

Bell Jet Ranger X505
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HELX to showcase Bell X505 at Cardiff Heliport

HELX AV, the sole UK & Ireland dealer for Bell helicopters, has announced it will showcase the latest aircraft in the Jet Ranger series at Cardiff Heliport. The Bell Jet Ranger X505 is described as “The New Industry Leader” for five seat helicopters and is designed for safety, efficiency and [read more]