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Border Air Tours

Hangar 30 | Carlisle Airport, Carlisle CA6 4NW, England
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Special retirement gift

My husband received this flight as part of his retirement present from work. When we arrived for... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Elizabeth R
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Amazing quality trial flight - recommend highly

My trial flight was an amazing experience, it was beautiful scenery and taking the controls was an... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
brithompson53
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Lake District, United Kingdom
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Come and fly around the beautiful islands of the West Coast of Scotland or fly alongside the magnificent valleys of the Lake District. Learn about the cultural heritage and history of Hadrian's wall as you experience this World Heritage Site at its best from above. Our experienced professional pilots turned tour guides will ensure you experience the breathtaking scenery at its best. All our tours depart from Carlisle Airport or Oban Airport. There could not be a better gift for that special occasion, so book your Border Air experience with us today and share the memories for years to come.
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Hangar 30 | Carlisle Airport, Carlisle CA6 4NW, England
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

My husband received this flight as part of his retirement present from work. When we arrived for the flight, Graham asked us a few questions and on discovering that coincidentally our daughter had been having flying lessons let her fly the plane for us. It...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

My trial flight was an amazing experience, it was beautiful scenery and taking the controls was an amazing experience. However the only thing that was horrible was coming down and listening to chinese woman giving the office staff grief and demanding a full refund AFTER...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2017

My wife had emailed Border Air Training at Carlisle in January 2016 to book a high-wing Cessna 172 4-seater flight experience as a surprise for me as I love planes. She paid up via credit card in advance within the first 2 days of February...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2016

I was lucky enough to receive a voucher from our children for my Special Birthday. As we live locally we were able to wait for a "Perfect" day convenient for all. We were met at the office by our pilot Graham last Wednesday and after...More

1  Thank thebarkers1968
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We cane here for a flight around the Lake District and our pilot, Pete was fabulous, full of enthusiasm. He really made an effort to make our trip memorable. We got some fantastic video of the mountains and Pete made sure we didn't miss anything....More

1  Thank Thomassunter
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Reviewed 23 February 2015 via mobile

Wow! My girlfriend purchased the border city tour (Carlisle) for my birthday. Every part was amazing and the pilot was very knowledgeable and answered every question in detail. He actually let me assist in take off and I was able to fly the plane solo...More

3  Thank Davedobo89
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

We flew over Hadrian’s Wall in a Cessna 172, a small four seater plane piloted by Ben. We were fortunate to have a lovely clear sunny day with excellent visibility. Ben was an excellent pilot and guide who enhanced our enjoyment with his knowledge of...More

3  Thank Brian H
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BorderAir, Manager at Border Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2014

Thank you very much for your feedback Brian, we are always very pleased to hear back from our customers with such memorable story's of their trip! Special thanks for the picture too from your trip. We look forward to welcoming you back again for another...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2014

Flight along the wall as far as Chollerford. Brilliant view of Wall, forts, milecastles etc - really made sense of it all. Fantastic. Ben and Alastair freindly, helpful, welcoming, informative. Had to re-arrange because of weather but no problem and well worth the wait. Tiny...More

2  Thank docus48
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BorderAir, Manager at Border Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2014

Thank you very much for your feedback, we are always very pleased to hear back from our customers with such memorable story's of their trip! It was a pleasure having you and your family on board and we look forward to welcoming you back again...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2014 via mobile

Gordon was our pilot for our Sons first lesson at Connel Airport and made us very welcome. He briefed my Son on the basics and was professional in all aspects of the lesson. The whole experience was very relaxed and in all we spent over...More

2  Thank Stuart A
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BorderAir, Manager at Border Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2014

Thank you for your feedback Stuart! We are delighted to have people like your son experiencing the adventure of flying. It is always our goal to provide each of our customers with an experience that they will always remember. Tell Owen to keep up saving...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2014

Excellent flight with Border Air earlier this week. Joined one of my friends as part of a Christmas voucher gift and was a fabulous experience. Nothing too much trouble and a brilliant trip over the villages near Carlisle.

3  Thank Gail H
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BorderAir, Manager at Border Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2014

We are very pleased to hear of how much you enjoyed your scenic flight with Border Air, it was a pleasure to have yourself and your friend onboard. Look out for our new video clips of our tours, coming soon.

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