Iberia Express Airbus
Civil Aviation

Iberia Express expands its Manchester operations

Following the Government’s opening of a Canary Islands travel corridor, Iberia Express has announced flights from Manchester to Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Madrid. These 16 flights will operated between the 26th of December and the 3rd of January. Evandro Vianna, Chief Commercial Officer at Iberia Express, said: “Here at Iberia [read more]

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Air Safety

Man dies in Scottish gyrocopter crash

Police Scotland has confirmed that the pilot of a gyrocopter has died after his aircraft went down near Avoch at 12:55pm. The pilot was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency services. He was the sole occupant of the gyrocopter. A spokesperson from the Air Accidents Investigation Bureau (AAIB) has [read more]

Blackburn Beverly

Last Blackburn Beverley saved from scrapheap

The last remaining Blackburn Beverley aircraft has been saved from the scrapheap thanks to the actions of an anonymous benefactor and Condor Aviation. The aircraft, XB259, is one of 49 Blackburn Beverley Transport aircraft built at Blackburns site at Brough, East Yorkshire. Until recently she had been residing at Fort [read more]

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New Routes

Ukraine International to launch Heathrow route

Ukraine International Airlines (PS/AUI) is to launch its first service from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) next month. The three-times-per-week service to Kyiv’s Boryspil International Airport (KBP/UKBB) will commence on the 17th December 2020. PS 117 will operate from Kyiv (KBP) at 09:50 and arrive in London (LHR), Terminal 2 at 11:25. PS [read more]

Civil Aviation

British Airways B767 turned into PlaneTags

Following her retirement from British Airways in 2014, former “City of Rome” has gradually been broken up for parts and has had sections of her exterior skin turned into MotoArt’s popular PlaneTags. These are scheduled to be released on Thursday at 1800hrs on the MotoArt website. Blue tags are priced [read more]

Jet2 Boeing 737
Civil Aviation

Jet2 preparing to launch base at Bristol Airport

Leeds/Bradford based Jet2 (LS/EXS) is reportedly preparing to announce a base at Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) according to their website. The Jet2 website is showing flights from the West Country regional airport starting in April 2021 to destinations including Almeria, Corfu, Faro and Kos. There has been no official confirmation from [read more]