G-VMIK is one of the latest additions to Virgin’s fleet and is one of 2 former Air Berlin aircraft picked up by Virgin to help with capacity whilst it deals with problems with its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
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Low-cost airline Norwegian.com is looking on good financial shape going into 2019 thanks to a deal agreed with Rolls-Royce. The airline had been affected by the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 problems that grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliners fitted with the Rolls-Royce variant. In a year end statement the airline said it had [read more]
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]
Air traffic services at London Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK) transferred back to National Air Traffic Services (NATS) over the weekend as the contract with the current provider, Air Navigation Solutions Limited (ANSL) came to an end after six years. Existing controllers working for ANSL at Gatwick transferred over to NATS ensuring [read more]