The Lloyd George Museum

Lloyd George Museum marks RAF 100

The Lloyd George Museum in Llanystumdwy, Gwynedd, is marking RAF100 today with a flypast and special exhibition. The first and only Welsh Prime minister, David Lloyd George, established an independent air force in 1918 after realising that air power was crucial to winning battles and wars. When debating the creation of an air force [read more]


Finnair increase Edinburgh connection

Finnish airline Finnair (AY/FIN) has announced it is increasing the frequency of its link between Helsinki Vantaa (HEL/EFHK) and Edinburgh (EDI/EGPH). The summer-only route becomes a year-round operation with 3 weekly flights between the two capitals. The flight is operated by a Finnair Embraer E190 and will operate a Monday, [read more]

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Aviation safety news

2 confirmed dead in light aircraft crash

Rescue services are on the scene of a light aircraft crash at near Bredon Hill, Overbury in Worcestershire. West Midlands ambulance service has confirmed it sent 2 ambulances to the scene of the accident. Several fire engines attended the scene where it has been confirmed that two people have died. [read more]

success of Cardiff Airport and Qatar route
Cardiff Airport News

Qatar Airways recruiting for Cardiff Airport

Qatar Airways (QR/QTR) has started a recruitment drive for staff at Cardiff ahead of the launch of its daily service to Doha. With flights beginning on 1st May 2018 between Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) and Doha (DOH/OTHH) the Qatari flag carrier is recruiting for the following roles: Corporate Account Manager Sales Executive [read more]

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Aviation safety news

Ryanair flight diverts to Cardiff with flap issues

A Ryanair flight that was due to land in Bristol this evening has diverted to Cardiff Airport following suspected flap issues. The flight, FR8217 was due to land at Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) at 18:15 but after discovering issues with extending the flaps the pilot elected to divert to Cardiff (CWL/EGGD) due [read more]

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Helicopter news

Police helicopter officer gets MBE

A police officer from North Wales has been awarded a MBE for his services to policing. Sergeant Scott Gallagher who has worked in Police Air Support for over ten years was awarded the gong in the latest new years honours. Joining North Wales Police in 1994, Scott managed the force’s [read more]

Norwegian outlines expansion at Gatwick
Airline news

Norwegian outlines expansion at Gatwick

Norwegian has outlined its expansion plans for 2018 at London Gatwick (LGW/EGKK) including more US flights and its first South American flight. The low-cost airline will start a four-times-weekly service from Gatwick to Buenos Aires (EZE/SAEZ), Argentina will on 14th February using a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. New destinations in the USA [read more]