Air Cargo

First Direct Flight Between China and Scotland

June 12, 2018 0

A new Edinburgh to Beijing passenger service has begun, representing the first ever direct flights between Scotland and China.  The first of a four-weekly, year-round service with Hainan Airlines to Beijing Capital International Airport (IATA: […]

Airline Focus

London Luton Airport Calls for Improved Rail Links

June 11, 2018 1

Having handled 1,498,281 passengers in May London Luton Airport (LLA) has called for improved rail links to help solve London’s capacity problems. The figures represent a 3.6% increase compared to May last year and the […]

Air Cargo

Airbus BelugaXL Passes Ground Vibration Test 

June 6, 2018 0

The first BelugaXL is one step closer to its first flight.  The airframe has passed the Ground Vibration Test (GVT), a requirement for certification of the aircraft that paves the way towards its maiden flight […]

Air Traffic Control

Government Approves Heathrow Third Runway Plan

June 5, 2018 1

The British Government’s Cabinet has approved plans to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport.  The plans had previously been approved by the government’s economic sub-committee, which is chaired by the Prime Minister Theresa May. […]

Airline Focus

IATA Promotes Open Border Strategy

June 5, 2018 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to intensify efforts to spread the economic and social benefits of aviation by removing onerous barriers to the free movement of people across borders. Alexandre […]

Aircraft

Widerøe to Launch Bergen – Liverpool Services

June 5, 2018 0

Scandinavia’s largest regional airline Widerøe has announced that it is to start operating a twice weekly service between Bergen, Norway (IATA:BGO) and Liverpool John Lennon Airport, UK (IATA:LPL). The new service will commence on August […]

Air Cargo

Air Belgium Contract for Hactl

June 5, 2018 0

Recently-launched Air Belgium has appointed Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) to handle cargo for its new long-haul service between Brussels and Hong Kong. Air Belgium commenced twice-weekly passenger services on June 4, using […]

Air Traffic Control

New Carlisle Passenger Flights Postponed

June 1, 2018 0

New passenger services, due to be launched from Carlisle Lake District Airport on June 4, have been postponed until September 3. The airport announced the delay on May 29, less than a week before services […]