Norwegian 787 Dreamliner at London Gatwick

Nowergian named best value airline in ATW Awards

Low-fares airline Norwegian Air Shuttle has been named as value airline of the year in the 2018 Air Transport World Awards. The awards, which took place in Dublin on Tuesday, saw the Fornebu, Norway based airline scoop the award for its budget flights across Europe and its long-haul services. Together with [read more]

Passengers in airport

Ryanair and Air France strikes to hit on Good Friday

Crews from Irish budget Airline Ryanair and French carrier Air France are set to strike on Good Friday in a move that could see thousands of travellers from UK airports affected. Ryanair bases across Europe have threatened management with industrial action and staff at Ryanair’s Portugal bases are expected to walk out [read more]

Norwegian 787 takes-off from Gatwick
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Norwegian’s new US routes get underway

Low-fares airline Norwegian has this week launched two new routes to the US from London Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK). On Sunday (25th March) daily flights began from Gatwick to Chicago, Illinois followed two days later by the start of its 3-times-weekly service to Austin, Texas. The flights are operated by Norwegian Air [read more]

Ryanair Head Office
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Are the stars aligning for Airbus and Ryanair?

Ryanair’s plan to buy 75% of Laudamotion gives the Irish budget carrier something different, 15 Airbus A320 aircraft. Until now, Ryanair has been a staunch single type airline, namely the Boeing 737-800. It is, in fact, one of Boeing’s biggest customers and their relationship with European airframer Airbus has been somewhat [read more]