• Pilot captain completes ‘dream’ Gib landing

    Pilot captain completes ‘dream’ Gib landing0

    Pilot Captain Matt Lloyd fulfilled his ‘white whale’ dream of flying the RAF’s Boeing C17 Globemaster III into Gibraltar for the first time on Thursday evening. The cargo plane was on the Rock for logistic reasons, dropping off some passengers, exercise and operational freight before returning to RAF Brize Norton the Air Force base in

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  • New vehicles boost response capabilities at Airport Fire and Rescue

    New vehicles boost response capabilities at Airport Fire and Rescue0

    A £3m investment has been made into the Airport Fire and Rescue’s firefighting capabilities with the purchase of four new vehicles and various pieces of equipment. A further two vehicles will be delivered this month to the service. The vehicles were formally unveiled by the Minister with responsibility for the Fire Service, Gilbert Licudi, alongside

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  • easyJet announce Gibraltar to London Luton route

    easyJet announce Gibraltar to London Luton route0

    easyJet yesterday announced a new service between Gibraltar and London Luton starting on December 4. The service will operate twice weekly year round on Tuesdays and Saturdays on an Airbus A319 aircraft, with fares starting from £15.72. Flights to London Luton stopped after Monarch Airlines ceased its operations, and the airport now joins Bristol, London

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  • RAF Gibraltar hosts veterans

    RAF Gibraltar hosts veterans0

    The recent bank holiday weekend saw the return of over 100 former serving RAF Gibraltar veterans to the Rock during the RAF’s centenary year. The 106 RAF veterans were on the Rock to celebrate and proudly commemorate the RAF achieving the 100 year milestone. The past members of the RAF had served at RAF Gibraltar

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  • British Airways launches new Gatwick service

    British Airways launches new Gatwick service0

    The Gibraltar Airport last Friday welcomed the inaugural British Airways service from London Gatwick. The aircraft was welcomed by a water cannon salute, provided by the Airport Fire and Rescue Service, and arriving and departing passengers were treated to a guard of honour provided by the Gibraltar Re-Enactment Society. Operating up to six times per

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  • CM tables motion to grant Freedom of the City to RAF Gibraltar

    CM tables motion to grant Freedom of the City to RAF Gibraltar0

    Chief Minister Fabian Picardo has tabled a motion in the Gibraltar Parliament to grant the Freedom of the City to RAF Gibraltar. The motion highlights the RAF’s “historic and close connection” with Gibraltar and its people. It sets out key moments in RAF Gibraltar’s history, particularly its role during WWII, adding that Gibraltar “should rightly

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