Category: UK

Will Ryanair buy Stansted Airport? 0

Will Ryanair buy Stansted Airport?

That’s what recent news stories seems to suggest. Ryanair – who yesterday claimed they’d buy a dog if it was the right price – are looking to take a 25% stake in London Stansted...

Round the world charity trip in seven days 1

Round the world charity trip in seven days

 A good friend of mine, Andrew Solum, and British Airways‘ Head of UK & Ireland Sales, Richard Tams, are about to embark upon a fantastic journey in the hope of raising money for charity....

Manchester Ringway Through the Decades series 0

Manchester Ringway Through the Decades series

A new book series has been produced based on Manchester Airport in the UK, formerly (and still affectionately) known as Ringway. Ringway Through The Decades is a vast volume on the history of the...

United Airlines 787s – more routes announced 1

United Airlines 787s – more routes announced

United Airlines has announced more routes that its new Boeing 787 Dreamliners will fly on. Their first aircraft made a test flight looking resplendent in full United colours earlier this week. They should take...

Virgin Atlantic announces Manchester to London Heathrow route 1

Virgin Atlantic announces Manchester to London Heathrow route

Virgin Atlantic will fly its first domestic route from the summer 2013 timetable as it begins linking Manchester with London Heathrow multiple times per day. The airline feels that since the sale of bmi...

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...