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Home to several of the largest airline groups, Europe is a real hive of the commercial aviation industry. Here you can find everything going on in the industry, including airlines, airports, routes, and more!


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Which UK Airports Have Their Own Railway Stations?

A look at how to access the country's major air hubs by rail.

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What Is The Goodyear Blimp?

The round and colorful objects that have graced the American and European skies.

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Reports Suggest Incorrect Flight Plan Knocked Out UK ATC

Airlines and passengers are still feeling the impacts of yesterday's disruption.

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What To Do If You've Been Affected By The UK ATC Failure

Passengers throughout the UK are faced with delays and cancelations.

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ITA Airways Takes Delivery Of Its 1st Blue Airbus A220

This is the fifth A220 variant in the ITA Airways fleet.

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UK Passengers Face Delays After Network-Wide Air Traffic Control Fault

The issues are expected to impact flights across Europe.

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How A TWA Boeing 727 Landed After Being Bombed In 1986

The pilot had to act quickly following the shock.

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Shenzhen Airlines Begins Airbus A330 Flights To Barcelona

The long-haul journey is just under 14 hours.

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Flagship Route: How Malaysia Airlines’ Airbus A350s Meet Demand Between London & Kuala Lumpur

Simple Flying spoke with the carrier's management about its aircraft and network.

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British Airways Serves Up New Martini Experience At Heathrow's Concorde Room

The new experience is part of the airline's wide range of improvements in its lounges.

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Jet2 Airbus A321neo Diverts to Antalya After Engine Flames Spotted

A Jet2 A321neo was on its way to Manchester when an issue occurred with one of its engines, prompting a diversion.

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A Brief History Of Spanish Low-Cost Carrier Vueling

Vueling is the second-largest airline in Spain.

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Comparing Summer Capacity Trends Between IAG, Lufthansa & Air France/KLM

Which of the big three are closest to pre-pandemic levels?

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Scotland's Airline: A Brief History Of Loganair

The carrier has now been active for six decades.

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Why Did TAP Air Portugal Acquire Portugália Airlines?

Portugália Airlines is now a part of TAP Air Portugal.

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Does Anyone Remember Britannia Airways?

The charter airline served British holidaymakers for over four decades.

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Why Are Recent Developments at UK Airports Advantageous For The Construction Industry?

There are major upgrade projects underway at several UK airports.

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Aviation Authority Suspends Air Moldova’s Air Operator Certificate

The airline has not been in operation since early May 2023.

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Love Is In The Air: TUI Passengers Get Engaged After Meeting During Delay At Bournemouth Airport

The airline said the delay “was clearly meant to happen.”

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ITA Airways Takes Delivery Of 5th Airbus A220-300

The arrival of the new A220 also brings the Italian carrier's fleet size to 75.