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Gatwick Airport Sold 1

Gatwick Airport Sold

The long-awaited news of the sale of London Gatwick Airport was announced today. BAA was told to sell the airport, and has now agreed a deal with Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) for £1.5bn. GIP...

Resources for Spotting in Scotland 3

Resources for Spotting in Scotland

Various enthusiasts sites exist for some of the airports in Scotland which can help in planning a trip to any of them, or in simply finding out what’s been happening up there. We have...

East Midlands Fencing Causing a Stir 0

East Midlands Fencing Causing a Stir

Sheet fencing recently erected around parts of the perimeter of East Midlands Airport is causing a stir as one of the most popular locations to view movements on the airfield is now effectively out...

Air France A380 Routes 1

Air France A380 Routes

The next new airline to operate the Airbus A380 after Singapore, Emirates and Qantas is Air France, who will start flights on 23 November with their first aircraft, F-HPJA. Another two will follow by...

Spotting at Fujairah – A little known spot 5

Spotting at Fujairah – A little known spot

Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates is slowly becoming more of a jewel than Sharjah in terms of the older and rarer aircraft that can be found both operating and languishing there, particularly old...

Heathrow Winter Schedule Changes 0

Heathrow Winter Schedule Changes

Some highlights from the new winter scheduled timetable at London Heathrow may prove popular amongst the spotters. The timetable begins on Sunday 25 October. Here are the edited highlights: Aegean Airlines will start using...

Photography and Counter Terrorism Legislation 0

Photography and Counter Terrorism Legislation

On 18 August, the UK Home Office released a circular to clarify counter-terrorism legislation in relation to photography in a public place. This was a result of sections of the Counter Terrorism Act being...

Birmingham Celebrates on Wednesday 0

Birmingham Celebrates on Wednesday

Birmingham Airport will host a day of celebrations on Wednesday 9 September, 2009. The airport is celebrating its 70th year since opening. It is also opening its new International Pier for business on the...

Sharjah Photo Passes Are Back! 0

Sharjah Photo Passes Are Back!

Sharjah Airport has reintroduced the airside photo pass scheme which was abandoned a few years ago. Traditionally, this was one of the best opportunities for spotters and photographers to get amongst the excellent selection...