Wizz Air
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Wizz Air continues London Luton expansion

Hungarian carrier Wizz Air is continuing its London Luton expansion with the addition of 3 more routes. Wizz Air, which has been the benefactor of slots from defunct Monarch, is adding flights to Bari, Athans and Keflavik from the south-east airport. Having previously announced 5 new routes the latest city pairings are [read more]

TUI 787

TUI adds Bristol to Punta Cana

TUI has confirmed it is adding a new service from Bristol to Punta Cana from April 2018. Holiday Airline TUI Airways (BY/TOM) will operate the new long-haul route, which starts on the 5th April 2018, with a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. The first return flight being 12th April. Punta Cana is [read more]

Tough sentences for Laser Pen attacks
Aviation safety news

Tough sentences for Laser Pen attacks

People who target aircraft with laser pens face tough new prison sentences under new laws proposed by the government. The Laser Misuse (Vehicles) Bill makes the offence of shining a laser pen at a vehicle, including aircraft, punishable by up to 5 years in prison. Pilots of airliners, as well [read more]

Ryanair - A broken culture

Ryanair – A broken culture

Ryanair has finally said it will recognise unions this week as they faced strikes from pilots at multiple bases but the move highlights a broken culture at the airline which has created a hostile environment for its staff. No-one can deny the meteoric rise of Ryanair (FR/RYR) since it began in [read more]

Superbreak adds more special charters from Wales
Cardiff Airport News

Super Break adds more special charters from Wales

UK and European short break specialist Super Break have added a raft of new special charters from Wales. Super Break had previously announced a one-off break to Akureyri in Northern Iceland in January from Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF), the first direct flight from the UK to Akureyri. The success of that offering [read more]

Norwegian flights to the US
Airline news

Norwegian increases Gatwick to Boston frequency

Norwegian has said it plans to increase the frequency of its London Gatwick to Boston service from June 2018. The service, which currently operates 4-times per week will increase to daily from 12th June. Norwegian Air International operates the transatlantic service from London Gatwick (LGW/EGKK) to Boston Logan (BOS/KBOS) using a [read more]

Shots fired at Suffolk air base

Shots fired at Suffolk air base

Shots have been fired by US forces at a Suffolk air base as a car tried to ram its way through the security barriers. The incident, which happened at around 1pm, was described as a significant incident by Suffolk police and a man is now in custody. Initial reports of [read more]

A Canadian CF-18 is the first aircraft to confirm for the 2018 Yeovilton Air Day.
Air show news

Canadian CF-18 confirms for Yeovilton Air Day

A Canadian CF-18 is the first aircraft to confirm for the 2018 Yeovilton Air Day. The annual air show takes place at RNAS Yeovilton and attracts military aircraft from around the world as well as the very best civilian display pilots. The Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 display is one of the [read more]