NEWS £330m Deal Will Bring Airships To The UK!

Straightline Aviation, based in Wolverhampton Business Airport has signed a £330m deal with Lockheed Martin for 12 airships and is currently working with Hybrid Enterprises, Lockheed Martin’s seller of the airship to finalise the agreement. Straightline Aviation hopes to receive their fleet by 2018. Mike Kendrick, the co-founder and CEO of Straightline Aviation said: “We are…

NEWS Qatar Airways Cargo Launches Mobile App

The third largest international cargo airline, Qatar Airways Cargo have announced the launch of their first mobile app, named QR Cargo, which is available for both Android & iOS devices via the Google Play Store & the Apple App Store. This application aims to give customers information about where their deliveries are with up-to-date status…

NEWS Ryanair Receives 400th Boeing B737-800!

Boeing & Ryanair marked a milestone on April 4th 2016 with the delivery of Ryanair’s 400th Boeing B737-800 Next Generation Aircraft on April 2nd, registered as EI-FRC. The Irish LCC operates the largest fleet of B737-800NG’s in the world. “The Boeing 737-800 aircraft, with its industry leading technical reliability and seating capacity, has been the…

NEWS Etihad To Boost Johannesburg Route

Following the expansion of their Istanbul services, Etihad has gone one-up again and have announced extra daily flights between Abu Dhabi and Johannesburg, South Africa. There will be 3 additional flights per week between the two destinations running between July & September with their Boeing B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. The increased services are to cater for…