The Wales National Airshow held annually at Swansea Bay
Air show news

Wales Airshow cancelled for 2021

Organisers of the Wales Airshow have announced that the 2021 event has been cancelled. The airshow was due to take place in July along Swansea seafront but like many events, has fallen victim to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Airshow organisers Swansea Council say that the event will now return 2nd [read more]

An Airbus A350-1000XWB touches down at Farnborough (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
Aviation engineering news

Airbus outlines post-covid production expectations

European airframer Airbus has outlined its manufacturing plans as the aviation industry recovers from the coronavirus pandemic which saw it grind to a halt globally. Airbus says that it still expects the industry to recover to pre-covid levels somewhere between 2023 and 2025 and believes, for aerospace companies, this will [read more]

Flights between City of Derry and Liverpool launched this week

City of Derry to Liverpool flights get underway

Tuesday (25th May) saw the launch of flights between City of Derry Airport (LDY/EGAE) and Liverpool (LPL/EGGP) by the UK’s largest regional airline, Loganair (LM/LOG). Loganair stepped in to operate the popular route after it was dropped by Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR). Operating four times per week on a [read more]

Air sports news

Red Arrows return to UK & where to see them in 2021

The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team (RAFAT) The Red Arrows returned to their UK home at RAF Scampton earlier this week after gaining their Public Display Authority (PDA) for 2021. The team has been undergoing pre-season training in Greece to perfect their routines and before this years display routines were [read more]

Airline news

Loganair boosts Wales-Scotland connectivity

Leading regional airline Loganair (LM/LOG) has announced a new Cardiff to Edinburgh flight boosting connectivity between Wales and Scotland. The service will operate five times per week from 2nd August 2021 and will be operated by an Embraer E145 jet. Kay Ryan, Loganair’s chief commercial officer, said: “I know many [read more]