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HSBC Deal Accelerates Development at London Biggin Hill

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London Biggin Hill Airport (IATA: BIG) has agreed a £15 million finance package with banker HSBC to fund the construction of an additional 140,000sq ft … More ››

MH370 Anniversary: Pilots’ Union Renews Call for Improved Aircraft Tracking

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

March 8, 2017 marked the three-year anniversary of one of the most high-profile aviation mysteries of all time – the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight … More ››

Royal Jordanian Airlines Renews Cancer Foundation Agreement

Royal Jordanian’s Chief Commercial Officer, Server Aydin, seals the agreement with Ms, Nisreen Qatamish, Director General of KHCF.

Royal Jordanian Airlines (RJ) and the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF) have renewed their social partnership agreement regarding donations of frequent flyers miles in the … More ››

Remote ATC Tower Services for Jersey Airport

Jersey ATC Tower

Jersey Airport (IATA: JER) is set to become the first provider of Remote Tower Service technology in the British Isles. The move follows a development … More ››

Reykjavik Airport Experiences Huge Overnight Snowfall

The snowfall was so deep at Reykjavik Airport that its runways simply ‘disappeared’.  Here, Runway 31 is completely obscured by the deep blanket of snow. (Reykjavik Airport)

The city of Reykjavik, Iceland, experienced an exceptionally heavy snowfall during the night of February 25/26. The city‘s international airport, Keflavik (IATA: KEF), had ‘only’ … More ››

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 ››