Category: UK

Heathrow A380 Movements 1

Heathrow A380 Movements

London Heathrow has become one of the best places to see the current variety of Airbus A380 aircraft currently in operation. At the moment, Emirates and Singapore Airlines serve Heathrow at least 1x daily...

Newquay Airport Closures 0

Newquay Airport Closures

Newquay Airport in Cornwall will be closed from today until at least the 19th December. This is following the closure of the military side of the airport. Newquay Airport’s code is now EGHQ (formerly...

Bournemouth Aviation Museum Reopens 3

Bournemouth Aviation Museum Reopens

Great news today. Bournemouth Aviation Museum is to re-open this Saturday (18 October 2008), 10 months since it was closed by the airport due to them requiring the land for other purposes. Now the...

Free Bus Services at London Heathrow 1

Free Bus Services at London Heathrow

Did you know there are some free bus services around London Heathrow that are ideal for spotters moving around the various perimeter locations? Bus service between Hatton Cross and Terminal 5 are: 423 via...

Gatwick Airport For Sale 0

Gatwick Airport For Sale

After all the speculation, Gatwick has finally been put up for sale by the BAA. The price tag is estimated at £1.8bn. BBC News story about the sale: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7620293.stm With BAA out of the...

Woodford ATP Update 0

Woodford ATP Update

Following on from my recent post about the BAe ATP aircraft stored at Woodford, near Manchester, I can now sadly report that they have all been scrapped. Even the prototype aircraft has met this...

Newcastle Plans Viewing Area 0

Newcastle Plans Viewing Area

Following the petition held recently by aircraft enthusiasts in the Newcastle area to have a viewing area built, it seems the airport has finally given in and announced plans to build an area for...

Spotting at Liverpool Airport 0

Spotting at Liverpool Airport

Liverpool Airport is quite busy these days, with based easyJet and Ryanair aircraft, plus a number of charter and cargo airlines passing through each day. A recent visit allowed me time to check the...

Newcastle Airport Spotting Location 17

Newcastle Airport Spotting Location

Newcastle Airport in the north east of England is quite a busy little regional airport. In fact, it even has its own Emirates flight to Dubai each day, so it’s not that much of...

MK Airlines Fleet to Filton 0

MK Airlines Fleet to Filton

Since MK Airlines has just gone bust, it seems the vast majority of the fleet will be put into storage at Filton airfield, in Bristol. There were already a number of their aircraft parked...