United Kingdom

London and Cambridge startled by RAF Typhoon’s sonic boom

The sonic boom of an RAF Eurofighter Typhoon was heard from London to Cambridge. The fighter was scrambled to intercept an unresponsive airliner....


Ryanair forced to lower passenger forecast amidst travel restrictions

Questioning Ireland's vaccination efforts and measuring the impact of newly-introduced lockdowns across Europe, Ryanair warned it would welcome fewer passengers...


Aer Lingus to start ticket sale for transatlantic flights

Aer Lingus is eager to begin transatlantic flights sale from its Manchester base to three destinations in the United States....


France to host Atlantic Trident exercise for the first time

For the 3rd edition of Atlantic Trident, a French airbase will host the exercise attended by air forces from France, the United States, and the United Kingdom...


Ryanair cancels 12 UK routes in dispute with regulator

Ryanair cancels 12 UK routes, accusing the country’s regulator of making operations of these flights “impossible”....


Virgin Atlantic last Boeing 747 departs for final flight

British air carrier Virgin Atlantic says farewell to its last Boeing 747....


European Commission moves to ensure air connectivity after Brexit

While negotiations are chugging on, the European Commission has put forward a proposal to ensure basic air connectivity and measures to ensure the safety of aviation between the UK and EU....


United States and United Kingdom sign a new Open Skies agreement

As Brexit looms, the United States and the United Kingdom have completed the signing of their own Open Skies agreement. Together with the regular items found in the agreement, additional traffic rights to US-based cargo operators were granted by the United Kingdom....


Aeroflot manager arrested on British espionage suspicion

Dmitry Fedotkin, Aeroflot’s station manager in the United Kingdom, was arrested by the Russian authorities on suspicion of passing secret information to the British intelligence services....


NATO fighters intercept Russian bombers approaching UK airspace

British Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets intercepted and turned away two Russian Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bombers as they were approaching the British airspace. They had been visually identified beforehand by F-16 fighter jets from the Royal Norwegian Air Force....