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Jake Hardiman-

Jake Hardiman

About Jake Hardiman

Journalist - A graduate in German, Jake has a passion for aviation history, and enjoys sampling new carriers and aircraft even if doing so demands an unorthodox itinerary. A keen amateur photographer, he also recently reached the milestone of flying his 100th sector as a passenger. Based in Norwich, UK.

A British Airways Boeing 777 Landing At London Gatwick Airport As A Train Arrives. 1
Which UK Airports Have Their Own Railway Stations?

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

London Heathrow Air Traffic Control Tower 1
Reports Suggest Incorrect Flight Plan Knocked Out UK ATC

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

Delta Air Lines Boeing 757-200 Landing In Salt Lake City 1
Why Did Delta Air Lines Take On The Boeing 757?

The 'flying pencil' remains an important aircraft type for the US legacy carrier today.

A China Eastern Airlines COMAC C919 taxiing at Shanghai Airport. 1
The China Eastern Airlines Fleet In 2023

The carrier is one of the world's largest by fleet size.

Chinese Airliners At Yinchuan Airport 1
China Is Ditching COVID Testing For Inbound International Passengers

The policy will come into effect on Wednesday.

Shutterstock_2178392391 Loganair Embraer ERJ-145 1
Scotland's Airline: A Brief History Of Loganair

The carrier has now been active for six decades.

British Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner Inflight 1
Sunday Reads: Our Most Notable Stories This Week

The top aviation news stories from the last seven days.

SAS Airbus A320 1
Why SAS Is The Flag Carrier Of 3 Countries

The airline has close ties to the region of Scandinavia as a whole.

Air Koryo Tupolev Tu-204 Laning In Beijing 1
North Korea's Air Koryo: What Planes Does The Airline Operate?

The North Korean flag carrier has been in the news recently.

Surinam Airways Boeing 747 1
Surinam Airways: Everything You Need To Know

The carrier even used to operate the Boeing 747.

China Southern Airlines Airbus A350 Inflight 1
London Heathrow Gets 1st Direct Wuhan Flight Since Pre-COVID

The flights are currently operating on a weekly basis.

A Bombardier CRJ200 taxiing to the runway. 1
Top 5: The World's Oldest Active Bombardier CRJ100/200 Series Jets

These aging twinjets serve a wide variety of operators.

A Ryanair ATR 42 taxiing to the runway. 1
Ryanair's Turboprop Days: When And Why The Airline Flew Them

Did you know that Ryanair hasn't always been an all-jet carrier?

Etihad Manchester City Boeing 787 1
The Story Of Etihad Airways' Manchester City-Liveried Widebodies

Two of the carrier's twinjets have featured the club's sky blue color scheme.

Air New Zealand ATR 72-600 Inflight 1
A LAPA Boeing 737-200 taxiing to the gate. 1
What Happened To Argentina’s LAPA?

LAPA was an Argentinian airline that flew between 1977 and 2003.

Multiple Southwest and JetBlue Planes At LaGuardia Airport. 1
National Dog Month: How Do New York City's Airports Support Canine Travelers?

The Big Apple's major airports have various systems in place to ensure a smooth ride for traveling dogs.

A Virgin Atlantic Vickers Viscount parked at an airport. 1
Why Virgin Atlantic Flew A Vickers Viscount To A Small Dutch City

Did you know about this short-lived service?

A British Airways Airbus A380 Taxiing At London Heathrow Airport. 1
Top 5: The British Airways Aircraft Types With The Largest Club World Cabins

There is considerable diversity among the premium cabins in the UK flag carrier's widebody fleet.

An Isles Of Scilly Skybus Twin Otter Parked At Land's End Airport. 1
A Brief Guide To UK Regional Carrier Isles Of Scilly Skybus

A closer look at a little-known airline.

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