Image shows the first RAF P-8A Poseidon taxiing at NAS Jacksonville after being delivered to the RAF as the first P-8A Poseidon. © Crown copyright 2019
Military aviation news

UK takes delivery of first RAF Poseidon MRA1

The UK’s Ministry of Defence has taken delivery of the first Royal Air Force’s (RAF) Boeing P-8 Poseidon MRA1 submarine hunter. ZP801 is the first of nine state-of-the-art maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft which will help the UK track hostile maritime objects as well as supporting the UK’s continuous at-sea [read more]

BOAC Flight 712
Aviation safety news

British Airways honours hero stewardess

British Airways is sponsoring a blue plaque to honour BOAC Stewardess Barbara Jane Harrison. Barabra was an air hostess on BOAC flight 712 which caught fire shortly after takeoff from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) airport when an engine detached from the aircraft. The aircraft, a Boeing 707 G-ARWE was due to [read more]

A Lufthansa Airbus A321 at Frankfurt Airport
New Routes

Lufthansa to start flying from Bristol Airport

German airline Lufthansa (LH/DLH) is to commence flying from Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) next year with the launch of a direct service to Frankfurt (FRA/EDDF). Frankfurt is a popular destination for British travellers and business and has been on one of the few major German cities not served from the regional [read more]