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Ryanair to add BREXIT clause to Summer 2019 flights

Irish budget airline Ryanair has today said it will be adding a BREXIT clause to its terms and conditions for flights in Summer 2019. The clause, which effectively invalidates tickets if an aviation agreement isn’t reached was announced by the airlines PR executive, Kenny Jacobs who said: “We will announce our summer [read more]

Solid Airbus performance boosts Welsh Economy
Civil Aviation

Solid Airbus performance boosts Welsh Economy

Airbus saw another increase in commercial aircraft deliveries last year for the 15th year in a row giving a boost to welsh jobs and the economy. The company reached a new company record of 718 aircraft delivered to 85 customers over the year, more than four percent higher than the previous [read more]

Primera Air increases Max9 order to 10
England

Primera Air cancels Birmingham to Boston launch

Danish low-cost carrier Primera Air has cancelled its planned launch of its Birmingham to Boston flights. The planned 3 times per week service from Birmingham Airport (BHX/EGBB) to Boston (BOS/KBOS) was due to begin on 22nd June 2018. The transatlantic route would have been operated by an Airbus A321neo. Birmingham [read more]

Bombardier beats Boeing in US Courts
Civil Aviation

Bombardier beats Boeing in US Courts

The  U.S. International Trade Commission has ruled against aerospace giant Boeing in a trade case it brought against Candian plane-maker Bombardier The unanimous ruling by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) means Bombardier is free to sell its C-Series jets to Delta Airlines without tariffs being imposed. The US Trade Commission attempted [read more]

Major Ryanair expansion at Manchester Airport
England

Major Ryanair expansion at Manchester Airport

Ryanair has announced a major expansion at Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) today including more based aircraft and new routes. The Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) will now base 3 additional Boeing 737-800 aircraft at the airport in the summer, stating in June. In addition to the based aircraft, Ryanair also announced 10 [read more]

2017 was busiest year in Birmingham Airports history
Civil Aviation

2017 was busiest year in Birmingham Airports history

2017 at Birmingham Airport was its busiest ever with nearly 13 million passengers passing through the airport. In total, 12,983,436 passengers travelled through the Midlands airport over the year, an increase of 1.3 million passengers over 2016 which equates to an 11.5% rise. The busiest month was August which saw [read more]