Doncaster Sheffield Airport celebrates topping customer satisfaction survey (Image: DSA)

The Best and Worst UK Airports according to passengers

A survey of over 11,000 passengers has seen some major changes in the 2018 UK Airport Ranking by consumer watchdog, Which?. The 2018 survey saw Cardiff Airport drop significantly to below Bristol Airport and Manchester’s Terminal 3 and London Luton score the lowest results for passenger satisfaction. Doncaster Sheffield Airport [read more]

British Airways Boeing 777 (Image: Aviation Media Agency)

British Airways to end flights to Iran

British Airways (BA/BAW) has said it will end flights to Tehran (IKA/OIIE) from 22nd September 2018. The airline says the route is unviable following the resumption of US sanctions on Iran. British Airways only resumed flights to Iran 2 years ago following a previous 4-year suspension of the service. The [read more]

Civil Aviation

Airbus considering military version of A320neo

Airbus is considering making a military version of the Airbus A320neo commercial airliner. The A320M3A (Modular Multi-Mission Aircraft), as it would be designated, would be offered to air forces looking for a multi-mission aircraft for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) roles. The aircraft would be capable being outfitted with modular roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) payloads [read more]

British helicopters have arrived in West Africa as the UK’s support to a key French counter-terrorism operation in Mali reaches its next phase. (Image: © Crown Copyright 2013)

RAF Chinooks supporting French forces in Mali

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has confirmed that a deployment of three Royal Air Force (RAF) Chinook helicopters are now operational in Mali supporting French counter-terrorism forces. The helicopters from RAF Odiham in Hampshire will provide logistical support to French combat forces conducting counter-terrorism operations as part of Operation Barkhane. The [read more]

Cluj Napoca Church

Wizz Air announces new route from Birmingham to Cluj

Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air has announced it will launch a new service from Birmingham Airport (BHX/EGBB) to Cluj in Romania. Cluj is the gateway to North Western and Central Romania and is the unofficial capital of the Transylvania region. Cluj is also a destination for nature addicts and avid city explores [read more]

British Airways family zone at Heathrow Airport
Civil Aviation

Top 20 family-friendly airlines named

The top 20 family-friendly airlines have been named by the website Play Like Mum after they looked at the facilities for traveling families on the worlds top airlines. The website looked at criteria such as in-flight entertainment for kids, early boarding, free checked luggage and being able to take pushchairs [read more]