Loganair starts its Glasgow to Derry service
Civil Aviation

Loganair launches Glasgow to Derry service

Scottish airline Loganair (LM/LOG) has launched its new service from Glasgow Airport (GLA/EGPF)  to Derry (LDY/EGAE), Northern Ireland. The route marked the first time Loganair has flown to Derry in 10 years as it took over from Irish budget airline, Ryanair who ended the link last week. The route will [read more]

Airbus and Bombardier (Image: Airbus)
Civil Aviation

Airbus C-Series deal comes into effect

The deal which sees Airbus take a majority stake in the company set up to produce Bombardier C-Series jets came into effect yesterday. The Company, C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership is now owned by Airbus 50.01%, Bombardier 34% and Investissement Québec 16%. Airbus SAS, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Airbus [read more]

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Air Safety

AAIB sending team to fatal Belfast plane crash

The Air Accident Investigations Branch (AAIB) has confirmed it is sending a team to the light aircraft crash near Belfast International Airport in Northern Ireland which killed two people. Police confirmed the fatalities on Thursday evening in a statement saying “Police can confirm that two people have died following a [read more]

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Civil Aviation

Norwegian cuts some UK to US services to summer only

Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air International has cut some UK to US transatlantic routes to summer only from October 2018. Services from Edinburgh (EDI/EGPH) to Providence (PVD/KPVD) and Belfast International (BFS/EGAA) to Newburgh Stewart (SWF/KSWF) will no longer be operated between the end of October 2018 and March 2019. Norwegian Air [read more]

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Loganair adds direct Derry service from Glasgow

Loganair (LM/LOG) will start a direct Derry service from Glasgow in October 2018. The route will be the 12th destination for ‘Scotland’s airline’ from its Glasgow (GLW/EGPF) hub. The flight to City of Derry Airport (LDY/EGAE) will be operated by Saab 2000 / Saab 340 aircraft and will operate 5 [read more]

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Air Iceland Connect to end UK Service in May

Icelandic regional airline, Air Iceland Connect (NY/FXI) will end its UK services in May 2018. The carrier currently offers a service between Icelandic capital Reykjavík (KEF/BIKF) to Aberdeen (ABZ/EGPD) and Belfast City (BHD/EGAC) but these will end on the 14th and 13th May 2018 respectively. The Dash-8 Q400 operated flights operate [read more]

Easyjet adds 3 new destinations from Belfast
New Routes

Easyjet adds 3 new destinations from Belfast

UK Low Cost Carrier Easyjet has added 3 new destinations from Belfast International (BFS/EGAA) for Summer 2018. The LCC will offer flights to Naples (NAP/LIRN), Valencia (VLC/LEVC) and, in a contender for the shortest route on the network, to the Isle of Man (IOM/EGNS) just 67nm away from Belfast. The [read more]


Ryanair announces 2018 summer schedule from Belfast

Ryanair has announced its 2018 summer schedule from Belfast International Airport (BFS/EGAA). The schedule sees the Northern Irish airport get a £200m investment from the Irish Low-Cost Carrier. Summer 2018 will see two Ryanair aircraft based at Belfast International Airport which will operate 14 routes including a new twice-weekly service [read more]