ULTIMATE UK GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN AIRLINES QUIZ!

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This week, we take a trip down memory lane and test your knowledge of some of the UK’s gone but not forgotten airlines. Over the years, many airlines have come and gone; some have been more successful than others, but all have left their mark on the country's aviation scene. Good luck!

Question 1 of 10

Aviation Image Network/Bailey Collection

Name this airline Bristol-based charter airline that existed between 1987 and 1989.

Ambassador Airways
Air UK Leisure
Paramount Airways
Air 2000

Question 2 of 10

Duo Airways was a short-lived airline with bases in Birmingham and Edinburgh. What aircraft did it operate?

Bombardier CRJs
BAe 146s
Fokker 50s
Embraer ERJ145s

Question 3 of 10

Aviation Image Network/Bailey Collection

Name this airline that would eventually become part of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.

Air UK
Debonair
Brymon Airways
Eastern Airways

Question 4 of 10

What was the callsign of Plymouth-based Air Southwest that ceased operations in 2011?

Kingfisher
Robin
Swallow
Magpie

Question 5 of 10

What was the name of the bmibaby mascot that appeared in the airline’s livery and marketing?

Tiny
Baby
Tim
Bab

Question 6 of 10

Birmingham European Airways was originally established in 1983 under what name?

Birmingham International Airways
Brymon European Airways
Birmingham Executive Airways
Midland Airways

Question 7 of 10

Aviation Image Network/Bailey Collection

Name this UK charter carrier established in 1994.

JMC Air
Sabre Airways
Air 2000
FlyGlobespan

Question 8 of 10

Jersey European rebranded to what, before becoming Flybe?

British European
Birmingham European
FlyEuropean
UK European

Question 9 of 10

Excalibur Airways was a UK charter carrier founded in 1992. Where was its operating base?

Manchester Airport
Birmingham Airport
East Midlands Airport
Bristol Airport

Question 10 of 10

London City Airways was established in 1986 by which other UK carrier to operate from the newly opened London City Airport?

British Airways
Air UK
British Midland
Dan Air

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