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Government Outlines Policy for Heathrow Third Runway

Heathrow three-runway layout.  (HAL)

The British Government has published its draft National Policy Statement (NPS) on a third runway for Heathrow Airport. It sets out the government’s views on … More ››

New Future for Campbeltown Airport?

The Campbeltown Airport Spaceport Concept. (MACC)

UK Space science and technology firms QinetiQ and Telespazio VEGA UK have agreed Memorandum’s of Understanding (MoU) to work with Discover Space UK on investigating … More ››

Search for Missing Malaysian Flight MH370 Ends

Boeing 777, 9M-MRO, went missing in March 2014.  (KEY - Alan warnes)

After two years of fruitless searching, the Australian government has called off its efforts to find the remains of Malaysian Air Lines Flight MH370. The … More ››

London City Airport Marks 30th Anniversary

The east apron of London City Airport in 1988. (Vic Abbott)

London City Airport has released several images dating back to the early 1980s to mark the start of its 30th anniversary year in 2017. The … More ››

Gatwick Increases Single Runway Record

Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport has announced that it has increased its lead as the world’s most efficient single-runway airport – with 43 million passengers travelling through the … More ››

Birmingham, UK, Tops 2016 Punctuality League

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Birmingham Airport (IATA: BHX) has been named the world’s most punctual airport in 2016 by air travel intelligence company OAG, with 91.28% of arriving and … More ››

Vagar Airport Sets New Passenger Record for the Fifth Consecutive Year

Vagar Airport Ramp

Vagar Airport (IATA: FAE) on the Faroe Islands has set a new record with 292,393 passengers in 2016. The figures represent a rise of 5.8% … More ››

Christmas Strike Action by BA Cabin Crew Suspended

(Photo: Jeff Garrish / British Airways)

Strike action by British Airways cabin crew set to take place over the Christmas holiday has been suspended says the Unite union. Unite’s cabin crew … More ››

Flybe to Make Heathrow Schedule Debut

Photo by Theo Moye

European regional carrier Flybe is to operate it first scheduled services from Heathrow next year. The move will provide more than 40 scheduled flights a … More ››

Lufthansa and Pilots’ Union Agree on Arbitration for Wage Settlement

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Lufthansa and the pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) have agreed to approach a mediator for the collective wage settlement together. On December 15, the negotiating … More ››