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.
Nick is the senior reporter and editor at UK Aviation News as well as working freelance elsewhere. He has his finger firmly on the pulse on Aviation, not only in the UK but worldwide. Nick has been asked to speak in a professional capacity on LBC, Heart and other broadcast networks.
A report by the UK Airprox Board has concluded that the pilot of a Malaysia Airlines Airbus A350 did not comply with the instructions from Air Traffic Control putting it at “high risk” of colliding with a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787 over London last year. The incident, which occurred on [read more]
Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) is one of two Virgin airlines facing a bleak future after failing to secure Government funding for a bailout to help it ride out the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. The airline which is owned by Richard Branson’s Virgin Group (51%) and Delta Airlines (49%) had reportedly asked the [read more]
British Airways and Aer Lingus are to expand their operations at London Gatwick (LGW/EGKK) thanks to a deal which sees parent IAG buy the majority of slots belonging to defunct carrier, Monarch. International Airlines Group (IAG) has reportedly reached a deal with Monarch administrators KPMG to buy most of the [read more]