Border Air 25 Years

of providing commercial air services and flight training.
Including aerial surveys, photography, air charters and scenic flights,
from Carlisle, Cumbernauld and Oban Airports.

Air Charter

We can fly you to an airport closer to your destination than the airlines. We can offer flights to suit your requirements.

Aerial Survey

Experienced in aerial photography, survey and filming.

Flight Training

More than 25 years experience in flight training. We have trained privates pilots to airline captains. We provide flight training for the LAPL & PPL and their ratings.

Latest News & Articles

  • EASA Changes

    Do you hold a NPPL? If you do are you aware of the rule changes next year?  If you hold a NPPL with SSEA rating you are allowed to fly EASA registered aircraft until the 8th of April 2018. From then on your NPPL will only be valid to fly Annex II non-EASA aircraft.  Brexit The CAA have issued a statement saying that current brexit negotiations has no effect on the legal requirement to convert your licence to an EASA one. Conversion You can convert your NPPL to an EASA LAPL or PPL. The easiest is converting to an EASA LAPL,…

  • EASA Regulation Changes

    The CAA have published Information Notice IN-2017/012. Although this was issued in April, it will only apply until the end of September 2017 and will not be re-issued. Pilots who need to make use of the IN’s terms are strongly recommended to complete their training as soon as possible, then apply to the CAA for the ‘temporary exemption’ and have received it prior to taking the Skill Test by the end of Sep 2017. After that date, it will still be possible until Apr 2018 to obtain an NPPL, then convert it to a LAPL or PPL. Any NPPL issued…

  • LAPL vs PPL

    LAPL or PPL? When starting out in aviation one of the first questions asked is what license are you training for? The LAPL or PPL?  First let's bust the myth, an LAPL does not make you a lesser pilot than PPL holder. Both licences allow you to fly most of the popular single engine aircraft out there, such as the Cessna 172, Piper Warrior or Arrow. They both allow you to take passengers on your flights, so you can make day trips with family and friends. So how to choose which license to go for? First ask yourself why do…

Find Us

  • Border Air Carlisle

    Carlisle Lake District Airport
    Hangar 30
    Crosby On Eden
    Cumbria
    CA6 4NW

  • Phone

    01228 573490

  • Border Air Cumbernauld

    Cumbernauld Airport
    Duncan Mcintosh Road
    Cumbernauld
    Glasgow
    G68 0HH

  • Phone

    01236 734672

  • Border Air Oban

    Oban Airport
    North Connel
    Oban
    Argyll & Bute
    PA37 1SW

  • Phone

    01236 734672

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