Airbus A350-900 (Image: Nick Harding / UK Aviation Media)
Aviation engineering news

Airbus 3rd quarter figures show strong recovery

Airbus has released its 9-month figures for 2022 showing strong recovery for the first 3/4 of the year with 437 commercial aircraft being delivered giving the manufacturer 38.1bn euro in revenue. Delivered aircraft comprised of 34 A220s, 340 A320 Family, 21 A330s and 42 A350s. Airbus racked up 836 aircraft orders [read more]

A Loganair Saab at London City Airport (Image: TransportMedia UK)

Loganair to launch London City to Orkney route

Leading UK regional airline Loganair (LM/LOG) has announced it is launching a service between London City Airport (LCY/EGLC) and the Orkney Islands (KOI/EGPA) for the first time. The twice-weekly service will operate on Tuesdays and Fridays providing a connection between the islands and the UK’s capital city from 4th April [read more]

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Heathrow warns passenger cap could return at Christmas

The UK’s busiest airport, London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL), warned that the passenger cap imposed over the summer could return at Christmas if needed to avoid flight cancellations. Speaking to the BBC’s Today Programme, Heathrow’s CEO John Holland-Kaye said that he expected passenger numbers to be around 25% down on pre-pandemic levels [read more]

Airbus A330neo at Farnborough (Image: UK Aviation Media)
Aviation engineering news

Airbus gets order for two more A330neos

Airbus has agreed an order with Air Côte d’Ivoire for two Airbus A330neo aircraft which feature wings made in Broughton, North Wales. Air Côte d’Ivoire already operates an all airbus fleet which includes three A320s and three A319s but mis now looking to expand its network with long-haul flights using [read more]

Aviation safety news

Korean Air A330 crashes on landing in Cebu

A Korean Air Airbus A330 has crashed on landing in bad weather at Mactan-Cebu airport in the Philippines. The aircraft, with 173 people on board, was attempting to land for the third time at the airport as rain and high winds were affecting the area. After landing the aircraft over [read more]

Manchester Airport Terminal 2 arrivals area
Airline news

Manchester to Ghana flights to launch by end of 2022

Manchester based start-up Sentra Airways has said it will launch flights from Manchester to Accra, Ghana by the end of 2022. Operating an Airbus A330-200 leased from Air Lease Corporation Sentra Airways will operate under its own Air Operating Certificate (AOC) offering direct flights from Manchester Airport. Sentra is the [read more]

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (Image: Babcock / Tim Walker)

Babcock extends Hampshire Air Ambulance contract

Medical helicopter specialist Babcock has extended its contract with Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance for three years. The extension will see Babcock continue to provide Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) services for the region and keeping the Airbus H135 aircraft in the sky and saving lives. With Babcocks [read more]