Easyjet new routes to France

Easyjet announces new route from Bristol to Montpellier

Low-cost airline Easyjet (U2/EZY) has announced a new route from Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) to Montpellier (MPL/LFMT) in Southern France. Located just 8 miles from the Mediterranean coast, Montpellier is a popular destination with those seeking slightly cheaper alternative to Nice.  Flights to Montpellier from Bristol will start in June 2019 [read more]

100th US built Airbus A320
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Airbus hits 100th A320 milestone in Mobile

European  airframer Airbus has delivered the 100th US built A320 family aircraft from its Mobile, Alabama assembly line. The A320neo was delivered to Frontier Airlines and featured a livery showing 2 horses, Meadow & West. Airbus’ assembly facility at Mobile first started production of the A320 family for US markets [read more]

An Ethiopian Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Ethiopian begins Dreamliner service from Manchester

Ethiopian Airlines has begun its four-times-per-week service between Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) and Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport (ADD/HAAB). The route, which operates on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays is being operated using a state of the art Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft equipped with Ethiopians Business Class and Economy Cabins. The [read more]

British Airways
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British Airways adds two new short-haul destinations for 2019

British Airways (BA/BAW) is adding two new short-haul destinations from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) for 2019. Starting on the 11th July 2019, British Airways will operate a four-times-weekly service to Montpellier, France (BA336/337) followed by a twice-weekly service to Ljubljana, Slovenia (BA690/691) from the 15th July 2019. Montpellier is in Southern France [read more]

Durham Tees Valley Airport (Image: Adam Brookes/CC BY-SA3.0)

Tees Valley Mayor buys Airport for £35m

Local Mayor Ben Houchen has agreed to buy Durham Tees Valley Airport (MME/EGNV) for a reported £35m from the Peel Airports Ltd. The airport, which is currently losing £2.5m per year is, according to Mr Houchen, “missing piece of the jigsaw” for development and business in the Tees Valley area. [read more]