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.
In what could be yet another blow to the plan to sell Flybe to Connect Airways, a group led by Stobart Group and Virgin Atlantic, MESA Air Group has submitted an offer to the board. The consortium led by Bateleur Capital and Mesa Air Group is understood to have offered [read more]
Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) is to axe its base at London Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK) as well as up to 3,000 workers as it plans its recovery from the Coronavirus Pandemic. In an internal Memo to staff seen by us, Virgin CEO Shai Weiss told staff that the current measures in place [read more]
TUI Airways UK (BY/TOM) is adding several new winter routes from UK airports including Bristol, Birmingham, London Gatwick, Edinburgh, London Stansted and Manchester. The new routes include the Icelandic capital Reykjavik, Moroccan hotspot Agadir and the Alpine town of Chambery. Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) sees a new service to Memmingen, Germany [read more]