Atlantic Airways took delivery of its one and only Airbus A319 a bit more than a week ago. It’s fitted with special features to help get it into its remote, storm-battered, terrain-surrounded home base at Vagar, Faroe Islands. I’ve just flown in there on Atlantic’s first A319 commercial schedule serving its main route, Copenhagen – […]
Archive | March, 2012
This was sent to me by a friend, Rory Kay who, as he says, “flies big aeroplanes for a big company”. It’s his reaction to “Why just marvel?…why not fly?” As a 54 year old pilot flying big planes for a big company, I frequently ask myself why I am still doing it, and what […]
Airport expansion in the London area is firmly back on the political agenda, having been kicked into the long grass by the present coalition government when it took power. I predicted this in October two years ago. Meanwhile, saturated London Heathrow’s desirability as a major hub on the world’s great trunk routes is under threat, […]
The Baltic Aviation Academy has just put into words something I have always wondered idly about but never examined: why is there such a huge number of aviation enthusiasts around the world, but relatively few of them even try to get a private pilots’ licence? Flying as a paid career is not the only way […]
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