British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJB on approach to Heathrow (Image: TransportMedia UK)
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British Airways 787 nose gear collapses at Heathrow

The nose gear of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner belonging to British Airways (BA/BAW )has collapsed on the stand at London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL). The aircraft, Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJB, had arrived to Heathrow from Moscow operating flight BA881 and was parked when the incident occurred. The aircraft was due to operate [read more]

Kay Ryan, Loganair’s Chief Commercial Officer
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Loganair and British Airways enter Teesside codeshare

The new deal means that passengers will be able to connect to the British Airways network from Teesside via London Heathrow without having to book separate flights or recheck luggage. Loganair already operates daily flights between Teesside and London Heathrow and the British Airways “through tickets” will be available to [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737 8-200

Ryanair gets 1st Boeing 737 Max

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 Max aircraft, known as the Boeing 737-8200. Ryanair describes the aircraft as a gamechanger and the aircraft is a Boeing 737-Max8 but with a cabin configured to seat 200. The aircraft arrived in Dublin today from Seattle, [read more]

A British Airways Boeing 777-200 takes off from London Heathrow (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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CAA issues warning about aircraft returning from storage

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued a series of safety notices about aircraft returning to service after being stored for long periods during the Coronavirus pandemic. The most critical one, SN2021/014 relates to blocked pitot tubes and follows at least three occurrences of blocked pitot tubes causing airspeed [read more]

Play's Airbus A321neo being painted (Image: Play/Facebook)
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Get ready to PLAY as A321neo breaks cover

New Icelandic low-cost carrier PLAY has shown off its colours as its Airbus A321neo gets painted ahead of entry to service. The airline aims to begin flying later this month after obtaining its Air Operators Certificate (AOC) in may. London Stansted is one of the routes that will form part [read more]

An Aer Lingus Regional flight operated by Stobart Air

Stobart Air collapse leaves passengers stranded

Regional airline Stobart Air, which operates Aer Lingus Regional flights, has collapsed leaving hundreds of passengers stranded around the UK and Ireland. The Dublin based airline announced it had ceased trading this morning and was a appointing a liquidator after flights were cancelled across the Are Lingus Regional network. Stobart [read more]