Luton Airport - Rendering of new departure area

Busiest February ever for London Luton Airport

London Luton Airport (LTN/EGGW) has just recorded its busiest February on record with 1.2m passengers passing through its terminal, a 13.1% rise over the previous February. Luton Airport is not home to Easyjet (U2/EZY) and TUI Airways UK (BY/TOM) it is also a major base for Ryanair (FR/RYR) and Wizz [read more]

Hawker Hunter G-BXFI Hunter G-BXFI (Image: Alan Wilson CC BY-SA2.0)
Aviation safety news

Shoreham airshow crash pilot found not guilty

The pilot who crashed a Hawker Hunter during a display at the 2015 Shoreham Airshow has been acquitted of manslaughter. Andy Hill was charged with the manslaughter of 11 people following an investigation by Sussex Police but a jury at the Old Bailey found the 54 year old not guilty. [read more]

Departure Lounge at Bristol Airport

UK airports scoop best airports in Europe awards

Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) along with Newcastle Airport (NCL/EGNT) has been awarded the accolade of being the best airports in Europe in the 5-15million passengers category. The awards come from the Airports Council International (ACI) and are based on passengers services. ACI benchmarks passengers’ satisfaction across 37 key performance indicators and [read more]

Boeing demonstrated the 787-8 with a near vertical take-off (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Air show news

Farnborough Airshow to axe public weekend displays

The organisers of the Farnborough International Airshow have said that they will no longer be organising a public display as part of the biennial event. The event will now focus solely on the 5 trade days of the airshow where manufacturers from across Aerospace demonstrate their products to potential buyers [read more]