Heathrow Airport
New Routes

Bamboo Airways secures London slots

Vietnamese carrier Bamboo airways has been granted six weekly slot pairs for London Heathrow by UK slot regulator Airport Coordination Ltd. The airline is expected to launch flights in May between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh to London operating a 50/50 split between the two with 3 flights each per [read more]

JetBlue A220-300 (Image: Airbus/FIXION)
Civil Aviation

JetBlue secures Heathrow slots and 2nd attempt

Low-cost transatlantic travel looks set to arrive at London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) this summer after it emerged that JetBlue appears to have been successful in obtaining slots on the 2nd time of trying. Information released by Airport Coordination Ltd, the UK slot regulator appears to show 14 weekly slots allocated to [read more]

BAe Hawk T1 (Image: Crown Copyright 2007)
Air Safety

MOD halts BAe Hawk T1 flying after crash

The UK Ministry of Defence has halted all Bae Hawk T1 flying after a Royal Navy Hawk crashed in Helston, Cornwall earlier today after it suffered an engine failure. All services which operate the Hawk T1 including the Royal Air Force (RAF) and Royal Navy (RN) are now pausing flights [read more]

208 Squadron BAe Hawk (Image: Adrian Pingstone)
Air Safety

Navy Hawk crashes in Cornwall

A Royal Navy fast jet training aircraft has crashed near Helston, Cornwall after reportedly suffering an engine failure. The single engined BAe Hawk T1 crashed after the crew ejected. The aircraft was from 736 squadron based at RNAS Culdrose. In a statement the Ministry of Defence said two pilots were [read more]