Category: UK

Where to catch the Boeing 747-8 3

Where to catch the Boeing 747-8

Boeing’s latest incarnation of the queen of the skies – the 747 – is now in operation with eight carriers and a number of private operators worldwide. Featuring extended length, capacity, range, and a...

London Olympics – British Airways special schemes 1

London Olympics – British Airways special schemes

In honour of the incredible London 2012 Olympics over the past couple of weeks, here are two shots of the special schemes painted on British Airways‘ aircraft in honour of the event. The first is...

Carlisle set to expand into regional airport 0

Carlisle set to expand into regional airport

After a long battle with local authorities and land owners, sleepy Carlisle Airport may finally be set to expand into a UK regional airport with passenger and cargo flights. The small airport, located to...

Where to see the Malaysian A380s 0

Where to see the Malaysian A380s

For many in the UK, this week’s Farnborough Air Show was a thrilling chance to see and step aboard the new Airbus A380 in Malaysia Airlines colours. Their second example, 9M-MNB, was flown to...

British Airways returns to Northern Ireland 2

British Airways returns to Northern Ireland

British Airways has returned to one of Northern Ireland’s main airports, following its merger with bmi British Midland. It is a number of years since British Airways last served  Belfast, choosing to leave it...

Best of the Web – Airport Spotting Videos – Rebranding Thomson 767 0

Best of the Web – Airport Spotting Videos – Rebranding Thomson 767

Thomson Airways recently announced their new livery, to coincide with the arrival of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners next year. In the meantime, it has given us a taster of the new livery by applying...

Air India 787s coming this month 1

Air India 787s coming this month

You may have heard that Air India was refusing to take delivery of any of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners until Boeing offered substantial compensation for the lengthy delays it has encountered in developing and...

Radisson Blu at East Midlands 0

Radisson Blu at East Midlands

A new airport hotel recently opened at East Midlands Airport in the form of a Radisson Blu. Whilst passing recently, I decided to check out the prospects of this being a place that you...

bmi brand lives on with sale of Regional 0

bmi brand lives on with sale of Regional

The bmi brand is to live on following the successful sale of bmi Regional. IAG group, who bought bmi British Midland from Lufthansa earlier this year, has been seeking to offload the regional subsidiary...