Loganair starts its Glasgow to Derry service
Civil Aviation

Loganair launches Glasgow to Derry service

Scottish airline Loganair (LM/LOG) has launched its new service from Glasgow Airport (GLA/EGPF)  to Derry (LDY/EGAE), Northern Ireland. The route marked the first time Loganair has flown to Derry in 10 years as it took over from Irish budget airline, Ryanair who ended the link last week. The route will [read more]

DHL Airbus A300 (The Aviation Media Co.)
Civil Aviation

Airbus: 45 years of commercial airliners

On the 28th October 1972 Airbus flew its first commercial airliner, the Airbus A300. As well as being Airbus first aircraft, it was also the worlds first twin-engine wide-body aircraft. Developed in the 1960’s the A300 was the first aircraft to be designed and built by the newly created Airbus [read more]

G-VSKP seen taking off on BT Sport
Air Safety

Leicester City owner dies in helicopter crash at Stadium

A helicopter belonging to Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has crashed outside of the stadium after taking off after today’s match. Leicester City has officially confirmed Mr Srivaddhanaprabha was on board at the time of the accident and died along with 4 other people including the pilots. Leicester City owner’s helicopter has [read more]

Flybe at Cardiff Airport (The Aviation Media Agency)
Cardiff Airport News

Cardiff Airport sees strong late summer growth

Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) has reported strong late summer growth with 178,681 passengers using the airport in September. The number represents a 7% increase on the same period last year at Wales’ national airport bringing the passenger figure for the last 12 month period to 1.56m. 2018 has seen a number [read more]

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 G-VOWS (Image: Aviation Media Agency.)
Air Safety

Virgin and Malaysian jets in near-miss over London

A near-miss took place over West London this afternoon between two jetliners bound for London’s Heathrow airport. The incident occurred just before 5pm when a Malaysian Airlines Airbus A350-900 (9M-MAG), MH4, come into conflict with a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787 Dreamliner (G-VOWS) operating VS251. The Malaysian Airbus from Kuala Lumpar [read more]

Roy Bogle, Loganair’s Director of Revenue and Scheduling and Jenna Donaldson, Qatar Airway’s Account Manager
News

Loganair signs deal with Qatar Airways

Scotland’s regional airline Loganair (LM/LOG) has signed a partnership deal with the Qatar Airways (QR/QTR) which gives its passengers access to the Qatar Airways network via Edinburgh (EDI/EGPH). The deal will enable passengers to connect to hundreds of long-haul destinations on the Qatar Airways network by booking through Loganair either [read more]