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 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…

  • EASA Medical

    In May of 2016 the UK CAA announced changes in the medical requirements for some pilots. Some interesting changes for private pilots where anticipated but what has become of them? What do the changes mean for us? Many anticipated that all private pilots could self declare their medical fitness to the CAA and continue to fly on their license. Changes for medical requirements came into effect at the same time the new Air Navigation Order was published on the 25th of August 2016. This was to make sure any changes would be the same for all. These changes are implemented by…

Find Us

  • Border Air Carlisle

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

  • Phone

    01228 573490

  • Border Air Cumbernauld

    Cumbernauld Airport
    Duncan Mcintosh Road
    G68 0HH

  • Phone

    01236 734672

  • Border Air Oban

    Oban Airport
    North Connel
    Argyll & Bute
    PA37 1SW

  • Phone

    01236 734672

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