Celtic nation

December 17, 2007 - 9:40am

A new business aviation airport has opened, albeit modestly, in western France. The site, at Scaer-Guiscriff, is located between the cities of Saint Brieuc and Lorient in western Brittany, France’s westernmost region.

April 9, 2007 - 1:19pm

The Isle of Man, a UK Crown Dependency in the Irish Sea, hopes to have its own private aircraft register established by the end of next year. The new register, which will be operated in parallel with the UK’s “G” register, is being marketed to aircraft owners seeking to benefit from the island’s fiscal and legal jurisdiction.

September 12, 2006 - 8:34am

The Isle of Man–a British Crown Dependency located in the Irish Sea between the UK and Ireland–expects to have its new aircraft register up and running next spring. In July, the UK government notified the International Civil Aviation Organization that it will allow the Isle of Man to use the “M” tail number registration that was allocated to the UK in 1919 (along with the “G” tail number).