Stunning BEA-liveried A319 takes to the skies

BEA A319

The second of British Airways’ heritage-liveried aircraft has taken to the skies. An Airbus A319, painted in the rakishly-good looking British European Airways (BEA) colours, landed at Heathrow this morning (4 March) and will fly on the airline’s domestic and European routes. It’s the second of BA’s aircraft to be painted in celebration of BA100, […]

Airbus Beluga XL completes its first loaded test flight

Beluga XL

Airbus’ mammoth cargo plane, the Beluga XL, has been spotted over the UK this week. It’s just completed its inaugural flight test, carrying a set of A350 wings from Bremen to Toulouse for the first time. Based on an A330 fuselage with a bulbous extension on top, the Beluga XL is the successor to the […]

Emirates signs deal for 40 Airbus A330-900s and 30 A350-900s

A330 Emirates

Emirates have announced that they have reached an agreement with Airbus which will reduce their orders for the A380, instead adding more A330 and A350s in their place. Emirates will receive 14 more Airbus A380s by the end of 2021, bringing its total A380 order book to 123 units. The airline has also announced an order […]

Introducing the new look for Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus

Smart flies Aer Lingus. At least, that’s the tagline Ireland’s flag carrier presented alongside their brand refresh for 2019, which comes 20 years after their last major rebrand. In addition to the new brand identity and livery, Aer Lingus will also unveil a new uniform later this year, and will welcome additional new Airbus A321LRs to […]

We could be flying from London to Paris in electric planes within a decade

Wright Electric

Startup company Wright Electric have unveiled their concept for an electric-powered plane – and they’re hoping to run commercial flights within the next ten years. Yes, you read that correctly. We could be hopping around continental Europe on zero-emission electric airliners by 2027. At a recent tech demo day, Wright Electric announced their intention to […]

Live blog: Transdev in Harrogate’s #the36 Launch

Riding. Redefined.

Welcome to our live blog at the VIP event for Transdev in Harrogate’s brand new 36. 19.36 That’s the end of the event, and our live blog for this evening. Follow us over on Twitter (@transportdsn) for more photos, and look out for our full review to follow! 19.33 19.33 Interesting seating arrangement on the lower rear, with tables […]

A350 shines at Paris Air Show

A350 XWB F-WXWB flies over Le Bourget. Image credit: famille.sebile on Flickr.

Airbus followed up its earlier test flight of the all new A350 with a spectacular fly-past at the Paris Air Show this week. A350 XWB F-WXWB, the very first A350 built flew over Le Bourget to the delight of spectators on its third test flight since the maiden voyage on 14 June. The new Airbus […]

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