Flybe at Cardiff Airport (The Aviation Media Agency)
Airline news

Flybe completes asset sale after European approval

Flybe (BE/BEE) has announced that it has completed the sale of its operation, include all the companies assets, to Connect Airways Ltd, A consortium led by Stobart Group and Virgin Atlantic. The announcement came just hours before the deadline for the sale which was awaiting approval from the European Commission. [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737 aircraft

Ryanair to open new base in Toulouse

Budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has announced it is to create a new base in Toulouse, France. The two-aircraft base will open in October 2019 and will serve 20 routes including 11 new ones including: Alicante (2 per week) Brest (3) Budapest (2) Lille (daily) Luxembourg (3) Marseille (Daily service) Oujda [read more]

3 Tornados carry out a flypast to mark the end of service for the Tornado (Image: John Edwards)
Military aviation news

RAF bids farewell to the Tornado

The Royal Air Force has said goodbye to the Panavia Tornado in a farewell tour of the UK which took place over the last 3 days. Originally designed as a low-level penetration bomber and strike fighter for the Cold War, the Tornado has been in service with the Royal Air [read more]

Loganair Embraer E145

Loganair takes over FlyBMI routes at Aberdeen

Scottish Airline Loganair (LM/LOG) has said it is taking over three key routes from Aberdeen Airport (ABZ/EGPD) that were run by FlyBMI which collapsed yesterday. Lognair will take over the routes to Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD), Oslo (OSL/ENGM) and Ebsjerg (EBJ/EKEB). FlyBMI, also known as BMI Regional, entered administration yesterday and [read more]