Teesside Airport 1967 (Image: Northern Echo/Teesside Airport)
Civil Aviation

Teesside airport celebrates 80th anniversary

Tesside Airport (MME/EGNV) is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year and it is doing so with what it describes as an “transformative” year. Originally known as RAF Middleton St George, the airfield started life in 1941 as a base for World War II bombers including Whitleys, Wellingtons and Lancasters. The [read more]

Military

Unmanned fighter to be built in Northern Ireland

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a three-year contract to Spirit Aerosystems to build an unmanned fighter code named “Loyal Wingman” worth £30m. The contract will see a prototype for the unmanned aircraft designed and built at the former Bombardier site in Belfast, Northern Ireland and will support 100 [read more]

Norwegian Boeing 737 on Finals to London Gatwick
Civil Aviation

Norway Government will now offer support for Norwegian

The Government of Norway has said it will support and contribute to the capital of Norwegian Air Shuttle just two-months after it refused further support for the struggling carrier. Since then the airline has entered a restructuring process under an “examinership scheme” in Ireland and a “supplementary reconstruction” process in [read more]