Archive | March, 2008

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The part of the Flybe passenger will be played by…

Ryanair frequently gives seats away for free. Not long ago budget carrier SkyEurope Airlines went one better by offering to pay passengers to fly with them, to the tune of a free ticket and a €1 refund on taxes. But UK low-cost operator Flybe has out-discounted them both with this innocent-looking advertisement on the StarNow […]

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VIDEO: The Singapore Airlines A380 arrives at London’s Heathrow

Flightglobal.com sent a crack team to absorb the atmosphere at London’s Heathrow in anticipation of the first commercial flight of the Airbus A380 and in true digital journalist style, the result is a some video footage and plenty of images. This video which shows the Singapore Airlines A380 taxiing to it’s parking spot amid a […]

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MHI launches a new regional jet, the MRJ

It’s been a busy week on flightglobal with news of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ (MHI) Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ). (More images of the MRJ)

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The next step if no-frills airlines continue to lose money!

Hats off to Travolution for this spot: To be honest with you,this scenario doesn’t seem to be out of the realms of possibity, especially if they run out of raffle tickets to sell!

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Douglas DC-3 Dakota to see action in Bond movie

This blog posting has been written by Flight technical editor Rob Coppinger

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MAV 08 part four: Everyone a winner

This blog posting is written by Flight technical editor Rob Coppinger

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BAA and others versus the Dragon of Parliament

Read through the minutes of the cross-party transport committee which has been investigating the future of airports operator BAA and something quickly becomes apparent: being grilled by the chairman, the formidable Gwyneth Dunwoody, isn’t much fun.In its own evidence the Gatwick Area Conservation Campaign suggested BAA was “appropriately terrified” of such an interrogation. And it’s […]

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MAV 08 part three: “The Eagle is down”

The blog post is written by Flight technical editor

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MAV 08 part two: Podcast

This blog posting is by Flight technical editor Rob Coppinger

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