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England

Council begins action to save Wellesbourne Airfield

Stratford-Upon-Avon Council has commenced Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) proceedings for Wellesbourne Airfield (EGBW). Developers are interested in building homes on the site however the Council has stepped and has written to Littler Investments Limited in order to begin negotiations with a view to purchasing and protecting Wellesbourne Airfield as a working [read more]

A350-900-Philippines-Airlines-MSN221-take-off (Image: A Doumenjou/Airbus)
Civil Aviation

Another Airbus A350 route for London Heathrow

London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) is gaining another Airbus A350 route later this year when Philippine Airlines switches to the type on its London- Manilla service. The route is currently being operated by a 370 seat Boeing 777-300ER but will be replaced by a 295 seat Airbus A350-900 from the 28th October. [read more]

Callum Daniel-Bowden
Airshow News

Your Pictures: Wales National Airshow 2018

The annual Wales National Airshow took place at Swansea last weekend. Here are some of your pictures of the weekend. The free event takes place on Swansea bay each summer and features displays from the Red Arrows, Typhoon Display Team, Team Raven, Lauren Wilson Airshows and RAF Falcons amongst others.  

The Red Arrows (Image: The Aviation Media Agency.)
Airshow News

Whats On: Wales National Airshow 2018

It’s time once again for the annual Wales National Airshow at Swansea Bay in South Wales. The free event takes place on Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July in Swansea Bay giving spectators on the beach a stunning aerial display. This year show features The Red Arrows and the RAF [read more]

Norwegian flights to the US
Civil Aviation

Norwegian add Gatwick to Tampa service

Norwegian has added a twice-weekly service to Tampa, Florida from London Gatwick (LGW/EGKK) as part of Winter 2018/19 changes. The route, which begins on the 31st October will compete directly with legacy carrier British Airways (BA) on what is one of BA’s most popular routes. Norwegian says fares on the [read more]

An Easyjet A320neo takes off from Bristol Airport (TransportMedia UK)
England

Councils spent £6.8 million on flights since 2015

At a time when councils are pleading austerity and raising council tax levels, residents may be dismayed to hear that councils in England & Wales have spent nearly £6.8m on flights to destinations including the Caribbean and Asia. The research by the TaxPayers alliance shows that since 2015 £6,792,500 on air travel, with each [read more]

Bristol Airport
England

Bristol Airport wins best small-medium airport award

Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) has won best European airport in the small-medium category (5-10m passengers) in the ACI Europe Awards. The Airports Council International (ACI) Europe independent panel of experts awarded Bristol Airport the gong jointly with Seville Airport in Spain. The panel said that Bristol Airport was selected for its [read more]

The Red Arrows (Image: The Aviation Media Agency.)
Airshow News

Whats On: Weston Air Festival 23rd & 24th June

We are now firmly into airshow season for 2018 and this weekend sees the return of the Weston Air Festival, a 2-day free event on the seafront at Weston-Super-Mare which features fast jets, classic aircraft and scintillating aerobatics. The event is other two days and features a 5-hour flying programme starting [read more]