Loganair Embraer 145 G-SAJC
Civil Aviation

Domestic APD cut, but not until 2023

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a cut to Air Passenger Duty (APD) for domestic flights in todays budget. The move means that passengers using domestic airlines such as Loganair will no longer be penalised by paying APD in both directions putting them on par with airlines flying to Europe. Mr Sunak [read more]

Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-144 (Image: Christian Volpati/GFDL/Wikimedia CC)
Civil Aviation

Concordski: The history of Tupolev Tu-144 SST

It is not uncommon for people to recognise the Concorde, that divisive but ground-breaking piece of aviation engineering; yet few can name its supersonic rival. Breaking both records the Concorde seemingly claims, the Soviet Tupolev 144 was the first supersonic commercial design aircraft to break the sound barrier and the [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737 aircraft
Civil Aviation

New Derry to Manchester air link starts this Winter

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has announced it will launch a new air link between the Northern Irish airport of Derry (LDY/EGAE) and Manchester (MAN/EGCC). Starting the 1st December 2021, the flight will operate three times per week using a Boeing 737-800. Ryanair’s Director of Commercial, Jason Mc Guinness, said: [read more]

Civil Aviation

Ryanair announces new route from Leeds Bradford

Ryanair (FR/RYR) has today announced a new twice-weekly route from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA/EGNM) to Poznan, Poland. The new winter route starts on 4th December 2021 and operates until March 2022. Ryanair’s Director of Commercial, Jason Mc Guinness, said: “As Europe’s No.1 airline, Ryanair remains committed to re-building Europe’s aviation [read more]

Civil Aviation

Airbus reports 40 deliveries in September

European airframer Airbus has reported 40 aircraft deliveries to 25 customers in the month of September 2021. The number brings the year to date to 424 aircraft to 74 customers. Some of the recent deliveries include the first Airbus A220 to French national carrier Air France. Airbus has also recently [read more]