Xi'An
England

Tianjin Airlines favours Heathrow over Gatwick

Tianjin Airlines (GS/GCR) will start a twice-weekly service to Xi’An (XIY/ZLXY) from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) for Summer 2018. The route, which begins on the 7th May replaces the plans Tianjin Airlines had to operate from London Gatwick (LHR/EGKK). Tianjin Airlines will fly the route with an Airbus A330-200 aircraft and it will [read more]

Boeing Gatwick
Civil Aviation

Norwegian 787 maintenance to be carried out at Gatwick

Norwegian has said that it will use Boeing Gatwick for the maintenance of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners from 2019. The 787’s which are currently maintained under Boeings Gold Care program have gone to various facilities including British Airways Maintenance Cardiff (BAMC). BAMC had hoped to get the long-term 787 work from [read more]

Virgin Atlantic fills the Cornish sky with love
Civil Aviation

Virgin Atlantic fills the Cornish sky with love

A Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) flight has filled the Cornish sky this Valentine’s day by painting a giant heart on flight trackers. An Airbus A330-200 (G-VMIK) was used for the flight, which left London Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK) at 11:27GMT this morning, used e callsign Virgin 850P for its cupid mission over [read more]

Gatwick could have dual runway operations by 2019
England

Gatwick could have dual runway operations by 2019

London Gatwick (LGW/EGKK), the worlds busiest single runway airport, could have dual runway operations by 2019 according to the Airports Cheif Executive. Currently, the 2nd runway (08L/26R) is only used for contingency during runway maintenance work or if the main runway is closed however Stewart Wingate, Cheif Executive of Gatwick Airport Limited [read more]

Norwegian outlines expansion at Gatwick
Civil Aviation

Norwegian outlines expansion at Gatwick

Norwegian has outlined its expansion plans for 2018 at London Gatwick (LGW/EGKK) including more US flights and its first South American flight. The low-cost airline will start a four-times-weekly service from Gatwick to Buenos Aires (EZE/SAEZ), Argentina will on 14th February using a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. New destinations in the USA [read more]

Norwegian flights to the US
Civil Aviation

Norwegian increases Gatwick to Boston frequency

Norwegian has said it plans to increase the frequency of its London Gatwick to Boston service from June 2018. The service, which currently operates 4-times per week will increase to daily from 12th June. Norwegian Air International operates the transatlantic service from London Gatwick (LGW/EGKK) to Boston Logan (BOS/KBOS) using a [read more]