Posts by Nigel Howarth

in Things With Wings Dec 07, 2017

World's Largest Commerical Turboprop, The Antonov An-22

The single commercially-operated Antonov An-22, the world's largest turboprop aircraft, takes off from Manchester, dwarfing most of the jet airliners....More
in Things With Wings Dec 06, 2017

737 MAX 8 Enters Service With LOT Polish Airlines

LOT Polish Airlines became the second arline in Europe to operate the Boeing 737 MAX 8, after Norwegian Airlines. LOT's first aircraft arrived in....More
in Ares Oct 04, 2017

Chinese Navy Z-9s in London

Two Chinese navy ships are currently visiting London, each sporting a Z-9 helicopter on the deck. Aviation Week went along to investigate....More
in Things With Wings Jun 10, 2017

Easyjet Stands Up For Manchester

Easyjet's newest A320, just 3 days out of the factory, landed at Manchester today sporting 'Spirit of Manchester' on the nose, in a direct response....More
in Ares Apr 05, 2017

Photos From Exercise Frisian Flag

Europe's largest annual gathering of fighters from across NATO, held as usual at Leeuwarden in the Netherlands. Over 50 fighters attended, flying two....More
in Things With Wings Mar 17, 2017

Kuwait Airways Grows 777 Fleet...And Moves Tech Stop To Manchester

Kuwait Airways has recently taken delivery of its fifth new Boeing 777-300ER, from an order for 10 placed in December 2014. The Kuwaiti flag carrier....More
in Things With Wings Mar 06, 2017

Kemble-Cotswold Airport: Europe's Leading Airliner Recycling Location

Kemble-Cotswold Airport is not a location most people have heard of, but within the airline industry it's gained a reputation as Europe's number one....More
in Things With Wings Mar 02, 2017

Easyjet's Fleet Continues To Grow

Easyjet, the UK's first and largest low-cost carrier is nudging ever closer to becoming the UK's largest airline in terms of number of aircraft....More
in Things With Wings Dec 15, 2016

Manchester Airport Looks Forward To New Long-Haul Services In 2017

Manchester Airport's long-haul routes are undergoing significant changes in 2017. The UK's busiest airport outside London will see at least one new....More
in Things With Wings Dec 05, 2016

Hainan Airlines' Manchester Service Is Bedding Down Nicely

Hainan Airlines is China's 5th largest airline and operates a typically modern fleet of Airbuses and Boeings, numbering just over 170 aircraft. In a....More
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