A Vueling A320 departing Cardiff Airport (TransportMedia UK)
Civil Aviation

Vueling adds raft of UK to Paris flights

Spanish based IAG airline Vueling (VY/VLG) has unveiled a raft of new routes from Paris Orly (ORY/LFPO) including six routes to the UK. From early November, Vueling will operate from Paris Orly to Birmingham (BHX/EGBB), Belfast (BFS/EGAA), Cardiff (CWL/EGFF), Edinburgh (EDI/EGPH), Glasgow (GLA/EGPF) and Newcastle (NCL/EGNT). For some airports, such [read more]

Airbus A220 delivery to Air France
Civil Aviation

Air France gets first Airbus A220

Airbus has delivered the first of 60 Airbus A220 airliners to French flag carrier, Air France. The aircraft was flown from Airbus’ Mirabel final assembly line in Canada to Paris Charles De Gaulle airport where it was welcomed into the fleet. Configured to carry 148 passengers, Air France plans to [read more]

Air Safety

Teesside Airport closed after light aircraft crash

Teesside Airport (MME/EGNV) will remain closed until at least Monday morning following a light aircraft accident that has left one person with serious injuries. The incident happened this morning and is believed to have involved one of the based General Aviation aircraft, Grumman American AA-5 Traveler G-BBSA, which crashed just [read more]

The First Airbus Wing Of Tomorrow prototype
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Airbus completes first “wing of tomorrow” prototype

Airbus has reached a major milestone in its “Wing of Tomorrow” programme with the completion of the first full-size prototype. The composite wing cover and was produced at the National Composite Centre in Bristol before being assembled by a team at Airbus’ Filton site. The wing cover was then shipped [read more]

Loganair ATR
Civil Aviation

Loganair adds larger aircraft to key IOM routes

Leading UK regional airline, Loganair (LM/LOG) has said it is bringing forward plans to increase capacity on key routes from the Isle of Man by utilising larger aircraft. Currently, routes from the Isle of Man to Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham are operated using a 48 seat ATR42 turboprop but from [read more]

An Airbus A350-1000XWB touches down at Farnborough (Image: TransportMedia UK)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Airbus targets more efficient flights

Airbus, along with partners Air France, DSNA, and french air navigation provider ANSP is working towards the development of more efficient gate to gate flying as an interim measure ahead of more efficient aircraft. The project is part of the Albatross initiative and will demonstrate the feasibility of implementing more [read more]