Category: Spotting News

Filton Airport closes today 0

Filton Airport closes today

Sad news to report now, as Filton Airport, one of the most important pieces of British aviation history, is closing today after 102 years. More recently known as Bristol Filton Airport, it was originally...

Ryanair for three more Swedish airports 0

Ryanair for three more Swedish airports

Ryanair has announced plans to begin flights to three more airports in Sweden as part of its recent expansion announcements. Angelholm, Jonkoping, and Kalmar in southern Sweden will all receive a single route from...

Virgin teams up with Aer Lingus for UK domestic flights 0

Virgin teams up with Aer Lingus for UK domestic flights

Virgin Atlantic has announced it is to use Aer Lingus as a source of aircraft and crew for its upcoming UK domestic flight schedule. The airline will use four Airbus A320s operated by the...

Airbus A350 First Picture 0

Airbus A350 First Picture

Airbus has rolled out the first full A350-900 airframe at its Toulouse assembly plant, and this is the picture of that aircraft. Still without engines, this is MSN1 and will be the first flying...

Qatar Dreamliner coming to London in December 0

Qatar Dreamliner coming to London in December

Qatar Airways has confirmed the date its new Boeing 787 Dreamliners will begin serving London Heathrow. A daily flight will be operated from Doha to Heathrow from 13th December, 2013. It arrives at Heathrow...

Davos Zurich Airport Ramp Tours 2013 0

Davos Zurich Airport Ramp Tours 2013

For those of you heading to Zurich in January over the World Economic Forum event, which is held at Davos, the details of the ramp tours available at the airport have now been announced....

Iran – the last chance for an early A300 0

Iran – the last chance for an early A300

Continuing our look at rarer passenger aircraft types still in service around the world, in this piece we look at the early Airbus A300 – namely the B2 and B4 models. Later A300B4-600s are...

Silver Airways expansion continues 0

Silver Airways expansion continues

The new darling regional carrier of the southern USA, Silver Airways, has announced further expansion of its route network with new services from Alabama and Mississippi. These include flights from Greenville, Tupelo, Hattiesburg-Laurel and Meridian, Mississippi, as well...

LOT Polish 787 flights in Europe 0

LOT Polish 787 flights in Europe

LOT Polish Airlines has announced a series of intra-European flights on their new Boeing 787 aircraft to aid in crew familiarity. The first aircraft is due for delivery in November, making LOT the first...

Will Lufthansa Start a Low Cost Carrier? 2

Will Lufthansa Start a Low Cost Carrier?

Lufthansa have indicated that they’re looking to start a low-cost airline to handle a portion of their European flying. The German national carrier has already stated that these European operations are losing money in...