Wideroe E190-E2 Valentin Hintikka (CC-BY 2.0/Wikimedia)
Airline news

Widerøe flights get underway at London Southend

Direct flights from London Southend (SEN/EGMC) to Bergen, Norway got underway today when the inaugural Widerøe flight departed at 10:45am. Passengers on the 1hr 50min flight were treated to a water arch from the airports fire service on departure from Southend and had special cake to celebrate the launch. Christian [read more]

Boeing 737 Max (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
Aviation engineering news

EASA to begin Boeing 737 Max Tests

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has said it will begin testing the Boeing 737 Max from the 7th September 2020 in a bid to get the aircraft cleared to fly again. The latest variant of the best selling Boeing 737 family has been grounded since March 2019 following [read more]

Shalimar Gardens Lahore
Airline news

Virgin Atlantic to launch new routes to Pakistan

Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) is launching new direct services from Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) to Islamabad and London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) to Lahore & Islamabad. Both services will start in December 2020 with the Lahore service operating 3 times-per-week and the Islamabad service operating 4 times-per-week. Virgin Atlantic said “We’re thrilled to let [read more]