Manchester Airport (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Civil Aviation

MAG is latest to voice concern at Government inaction

Manchester Airport parent company, Manchester Airports Group (MAG), has become the latest airport operator to voice concern over the governments inaction on aviation. As we head to the Bank Holiday weekend, Manchester Airport is expecting to see just 25,000 passengers pass through its terminals, a fraction of the 115,000 on [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737-800 at Bristol Airport (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Civil Aviation

Ryanair adds 14 extra weekly flights to Faro

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) is adding 14 extra weekly flights from UK airports to Faro following the UK Governments decision to put Portugal back on the Coronavirus safe list. The move will make it easier for British holiday makers to travel to the Algarve without the need to quarantine [read more]

Plane Reclaimers
Engineering & Leasing

Investment group acquires stake in eCube

An investment group has acquired a stake in the St Athan based plane storage and dismantling specialists eCube Solutions. The investment from Baird Capital will allow eCube to continue its rapid growth, the company has recently opened a second operation in Castellon, Spain. Tim Schmidt, eCube CEO, says: “We are [read more]

A Boeing B-52H lands at RAF Fairford (Image: The Aviation Media Agency.)
Military

US Bombers arrive in Gloucestershire

Six US Air Force B52 Bombers have arrived at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire this morning. The B52 is the US Air Forces (USAF) long-range strategic bomber and is regularly deployed to RAF Fairford for operations and exercises across Europe. The bombers have been deployed from Minot Air Base in North [read more]

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen on the steps of an Eastern Plane
Civil Aviation

Eastern doubles flights on key routes from Teesside

Eastern Airways (T3/EZE) is doubling flights to Aberdeen and Belfast from Teesside Airport (MME/EGNV) from 7th September. The Aberdeen service will operate twice-daily on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays with an additional flight on Sundays. Belfast City will become twice-daily on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays with new weekend routes for leisure [read more]

Manchester Airport (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Civil Aviation

Manchester Airport to close Terminal Two again

Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) has announced that it will be closing the airports Terminal Two once again, just weeks after it reopened. The airport originally shut the terminal, along with Terminal Three during the lockdown period of the Coronavirus Pandemic when traffic fell to almost zero but reopened them both in [read more]