Airline news

Routes World 2023 prepares for take-off

Routes World 2023 is less than one day away with the great and the good from airlines, airports and aviation stakeholders heading to Istanbul for the 28th annual event. The event is a chance for the global airline industry to discuss route development, where the airline industry is heading and [read more]

Luton Airport car park fire (image: News Use / X)
Airport News

Huge fire closes Luton Airport

A huge fire has closed London Luton Airport (LTN/EGGW) overnight with flights suspended until at least 3pm The fire broke out in one of the airports multi-storey car parks causing a partial collapse of the structure. Witnesses described an “infermo” in the car park with up to 200 vehicles being [read more]

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

Qatar Airways return to Cardiff takes a step closer

Qatar Airways return to Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) has taken a step closer with the airline applying for slot pairs into the Welsh Capital from Doha. The application made to Airport Coordination Ltd (ACL) shows the airline has requested four weekly slots starting on the 18th December 2023. Information from application [read more]

Loganair ATR42-600
Airline news

Loganair: New ATRs for Glasgow base

The UK’s biggest regional airline Loganair (LM/LOG) has started operations with new ATR aircraft at its Glasgow base as it replaces older turboprops. The ATR 42-600 aircraft are part of a multi-million-pound fleet investment and are larger, quieter, and more efficient than the Saab 340s they replace. The new aircraft [read more]