NEWS BA Announce Doha & Muscat Flights

England’s flagship carrier British Airways have announced plans to launch 2 brand new direct services to Doha, Qatar and Muscat, Oman. Normally, customers will have to stop off in Bahrain but from October 30th, it will be a direct service. The Doha and Bahrain services will operate daily with a Boeing B787-9 aircraft while the…

NEWS Norwegian To Launch San Fransisco Flights

  Low-cost airline Norwegian continues the expansion of its groundbreaking low-cost long-haul network by launching the UK’s only direct flights to Oakland, California just in time for the summer. From 12 May, Europe’s third largest low-cost airline commences the new year-round service offering the cheapest direct flights to the West Coast with fares available from…

ALERT RAF Typhoon fighters intercepted 3 Russian military transport aircraft

The jets were scrambled from Amari air base in Estonia to intercept three Russian planes approaching the Baltic states, with the RAF having only deployed to the region less than three weeks ago. The military transport aircraft, identified as AN-26 ‘Curl’, AN-12 ‘Cub’ and IL-76 ‘Candid’, were intercepted as they were not transmitting a recognised identification…

NEWS St Helena Airport is now certified

Another major milestone for St Helena Airport was achieved yesterday afternoon, Tuesday 10 May 2016, when Air Safety Support International (ASSI) issued an Aerodrome Certificate to St Helena Airport – having been satisfied that the Airport infrastructure, aviation security measures and air traffic control service complies with international aviation safety and security standards. This follows…

EMERGENCY JetBlue flight hit by severe turbulence causing refrigerator to ‘explode’ leaving 8 injured

A JetBlue flight was hit by severe turbulence causing a refrigerator to ‘explode’ and leaving eight people injured. Frightened passengers described the shaking plane as being ‘like a movie’ after oxygen masks fell from above their heads and they were ordered to fasten their seatbelts. The flight from San Juan , Puerto Rico, was travelling to…