Weston Air Festival (Image: P. Harrison)
Air show news

Weston Air Festival will not return in 2023

Weston Air Festival, the popular free airshow held at Weston Super Mare will not return in 2023 after the county council said it could not afford the subsidy needed to run the show. The event needs a subsidy of £135,000 which North Somerset Council said it could not justify during [read more]

Airline news

Finnair to return to Japan with easy UK connections

Finnish flag carrier Finnair (AY/FIN) is restarting flights from Helsinki to Osaka, Japan in 2023 as the demand increases on Asian routes post-pandemic. The flight times have been designed with easy onward connections to London Heathrow, Manchester and Dublin and passengers can choose from three weekly flights from Helsinki to [read more]

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 (Image: UK Aviation Media)
Airline news

Qatar Airways boosts Edinburgh routes

Qatar Airways (QR/QTR) has confirmed it is increasing its Doha (DOH/OTHH) to Edinburgh (EDI/EGPH) service to ten flights per week from February 2023. The service is operated by a Boeing 787-8 aircraft and will add further connectivity from Scotland’s busiest airport to the rest of the world via Doha. Kate [read more]