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Turkish Airlines increases Manchester to Istanbul flights

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Turkish flag carrier Turkish Airlines has announced it is increasing the number of flights between iGA Istanbul Airport and Manchester (MAN/EGCC) from 19th May 2024. A fourth flight will be added on the route bringing the total number of flights per week to 25. The additional flight will operate on [read more]

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Airbus secures 20 aircraft order from Vietjet

Airline news

Low-cost Vietnamese airline Vietjet Air has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for the purchase of 20 Airbus A330neo airliners as it looks to expand its operation to longer haul flights. When finalised, the A330neo, whose wings and engines are made in the UK, will be the first [read more]

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Loganair appoints new CEO

Airline news

UK regional airline Loganair (LM/LOG) has confirmed it has appointed Luke Farajallah as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect from 4th March. Luke brings a wealth of experience in the aviation industry having held senior roles at flybe, BA CitiExpress and Brymon Airways. He has held roles at [read more]

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Etihad takes delivery of new Dreamliners

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Abu Dhabi based Etihad has taken delivery of three new Boeing 787 Dreamliners as it seeks to expand its fleet to 160 aircraft by 2030. The airline also has plans to operate to 125 destinations by the same year. The Boeing 787-9 aircraft all feature Etihad’s new cabin in a [read more]

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Loganair expands Heathrow operation for Summer 2024

Leading UK regional airline Loganair (LM/LOG) has announced it is expanding its operations at London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) for the Summer 2024 season. The additional services include a third weekly flight to Sumburgh in the Shetlands, a second Saturday service to the Isle of Man, a third Sunday flight to Derry [read more]

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Aviation engineering news

Breeze Airways discloses additional A220 order

US low-cost carrier Breeze Airways has disclosed an additional order of 10 Airbus A220 aircraft as it moves towards an all A220 operation by the end of he year. The disclosure brings the total firm orders from Breeze for the A220 to 90 making it the third largest customer of [read more]

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Airline news

Loganair granted IOSA status for commitment to safety

Leading UK regional airline Loganair (LM/LOG) has been granted the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) registration following its commitment to achieving the highest safety standards for passenger airline transport. Globally recognised as the highest benchmark for airline safety, IOSA registration means Loganair has undergone and passed [read more]

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Aviation engineering news

Airbus reports €65 billion in revenue for 2023

Airbus has reported its final year results for 2023 showing revenues of €65.4 billion (EBIT adjusted €5.8bn) across the year with strong performances from commercial airliners and helicopters. Across the period Airbus delivered 735 commercial aircraft and received orders for 2,319 new airliners growing its order backlog to 8,598 aircraft. [read more]

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Airline news

Wizz Air hits 70 million mark at London Luton

Ultra-low cost carrier Wizz Air has hit the milestone of 70 million passengers at London Luton (LTN/EGGW) airport with the 70 millionth passenger arriving into Luton from Tirana. Wizz Air is the largest operator at Luton with an 11 aircraft base (including Wizz Air UK) and operates 50 return flights [read more]

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Airport News

Which are the UK’s most family friendly airports?

Travelling on holiday with young children in tow can make navigating the airport a stressful experience so getting the holiday off to the right start at a family friendly airport can make a big difference. That’s why travel insurance experts at PayingTooMuch analysed 30 of the UK’s most popular airports to find out [read more]

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Bournemouth Air Festival launches 2024 event

Bournemouth Air Festival has officially launched the 2024 event which will take place over the weekend of 29th to 31st August along the Bournemouth sea front. This popular free airshow, organised by Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council, draws thousands of people into the region for the weekend to be [read more]

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Aviation engineering news

Strong start to 2024 for Airbus with 30 deliveries

Airbus has started 2024 with a bang delivering 30 aircraft to 18 customers around the world in the first month of the year. Deliveries included 28 single-aisle airlines made up of 2 A220-300, 13 A320neo and 13 A321neo airliners to customers including easyJet and Wizz Air. Airbus also delivered 2 [read more]

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Aviation safety news

Major UK airports to miss 100ml liquid deadline

Major UK airports including London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL), London Gatwick (LGW/EGKK) and Manchester (MAN/EGCC) are likely to miss the deadline for lifting the 100ml liquid restriction for passengers due to delays with scanner upgrades. The limit is due to be lifted in June 2024 but airports say it is unlikely they [read more]

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Ryanair says it will take up cancelled 737 Max slots

Budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has said it will take up cancelled 737 Max slots as airlines show mixed confidence in the single-aisle airliner. United Airlines has recently said it doesn’t see the 737 Max as part of its future fleet plans and throwing doubts over an order for 250 of [read more]