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.

Aerial Survey

Experienced in aerial photography, survey and filming.

Flight Training

More than 25 years experience in training pilots. We have trained privates pilots to those who now captain airliners.

Latest News & Articles

  • 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…

  • Night RatingAfter successfully gaining your private pilots licence, many choose to add the night rating qualification allowing you to fly at night, opening up many more flying opportunities. Night rating is a fantastic addition to your LAPL or PPL licence. You’ll be able to fly after sunset, enjoying the city lights below or the sunset over the lovely countryside. Also removing the worry of needing to land before dark. There are several stages to adding night rating to your aeroplane (A) licence. Initially there will be clear theoretical knowledge instruction, after which you will need to complete a minimum of…

  • 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

    01228 573490

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