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The first Boeing 787-10 was rolled-out on February 17.  (Boeing)
Boeing Debuts 787-10 Dreamliner

The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, made its public debut on February 17. Thousands of employees at Boeing’s North … More ››

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Europe’s Airports Welcomed a Record-breaking 2bn Passengers in 2016

The European airport trade association, ACI EUROPE, has releases its full year traffic report for 2016. This is the only air transport report which includes … More ››

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Juneyao Airlines Finalises Boeing 787 Order

Boeing and Juneyao Airlines have announced the finalisation of an order for five 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at about $1.32 billion at current list prices. This … More ››

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Lufthansa Agrees Pilot Pay-deal

Germany’s Lufthansa has agreed on a pay deal to end a five-year dispute with its approximately 5,400 pilots. The airline has agreed to an 8.7% … More ››

Flypast salute by a Zenith Aviation Learjet 75 in formation with a 2-seat Spitfire of the Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar.  Piloted by Peter Kynsey, in the rear cockpit of the Spitfire was 100-year-old Ray Roberts from Margate who flew Spitfires with the RAF and ATA during WWII. (Gary Stone)
London Biggin Hill Airport Marks 100th Anniversary

A unique gathering of people and aircraft witnessed the launch of ‘Biggin100’ a programme of celebrations and special events to mark the centenary of London … More ››

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IATA Reveals 2016 Passenger Figures

On February 2, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced full-year global passenger traffic results for 2016 showing demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose … More ››

The ‘Caledonian Girls’ mark the naming of the aircraft at London Biggin Hill Airport and the launch of a new era for fund-raising for their two charities.  At extreme right is Robin Washington, owner of the Piper Archer, next to him is Alastair Pugh CBE (a former Managing Director of BCAL) performing the naming ceremony.  (BILLYPIX)
Bagpipes Herald ‘Caledonian Girls Revival’ Fund-Raising Initiative

On January 16 the sound of the bagpipes at London Biggin Hill Airport heralded a revival of the famous ‘Caledonian Girls’ of British Caledonian Airways … More ››

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IATA: UK Policy Can Point Way for Europe-Wide Airspace Improvements

On December 2, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) declared its support for and participation in the Sky’s the Limit campaign for more efficient air … More ››

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