BN2T-4S Islander
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Britten-Norman eyes export for ex-MOD islanders

Isle of Wight based Britten-Normal has acquired a number of BN2T-4S Islander aircraft that have served with the UK’s Ministry of Defence under a short-term urgent operational requirement. The aircraft have been operating in a surveillance role under the military designation Defender 4000 (D4K) both in the UK and overseas. [read more]

Civil Aviation

Loganair cancels Isle of Man to Heathrow service

Leading regional airline Loganair (LM/LOG) has announced it is canceling its Isle of Man to London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) service from 11th August after the Isle of Man Government failed to agree on essential financial support for the route beyond July. The airline had stepped in following the collapse of Flybe [read more]

London Heathrow
Cargo

Heathrow figures show massive losses

Figures released by the UK’s busiest airport, London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) show that it has lost £2.9bn since the start of the pandemic in 2020. The airport said that the first half if 2021 saw less than 4 million passengers passed through its terminals, something which would have been achieved in [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737 8-200
New Routes

Ryanair outlines Manchester & Liverpool recovery plans

Ryanair (FR/RYR) has outlined its planned recovery schedule for Manchester (MAN/EGCC) and Liverpool (LPL/EGGP) airports. As air travel begins to recover from the Coronavirus pandemic and the lifting of restrictions in England the airline hopes to be able to deliver a significant increase in its operations. Manchester Airport will see [read more]

Airbus BelugaXL (Image: TransportMediaUK)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

BelugaXL No4 takes flight from Toulouse

The fourth aircraft for Airbus’ Transport fleet took flight from Toulouse yesterday (20th July) for its maiden flight and preparation for entry into service. BelugaXL No4 is the latest oversized transport aircraft to join Airbus Transport International (ATI) to move components such and wings and fuselage sections from Airbus sites [read more]