Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 preparing for take-off at Cardiff Airport (Image: The Aviation Media Agency.)

Qatar Airways drop Birmingham & Cardiff for W20

Qatar Airways (QR/QTR) have officially suspended flights from Doha to Birmingham (BHX/EGBB) and Cardiff (CWL/EGFF) airports for Winter 2020 as travel restrictions mean demand isn’t there. The airline had hoped to resume flights from both airports in October but the current global situation means the airline is focusing on the [read more]


Easyjet ‘hanging by a thread’ says BALPA rep

According to a recording obtained by the BBC, EasyJet Captain and British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) rep Mark Entwisle claims that the airlines future is ‘hanging by a thread’ as it continues to deal with the global crisis. The recording is allegedly from a presentation given by union reps where Mr [read more]

Jazeera Airways (Image: Anna Zvereva\CC BY-SA 2.0)

Jazeera Airways to launch Heathrow to Kuwait flight

Jazeera Airways (J9/JZR) is launching a daily flight between Kuwait International Airport (KWI/OKBK) and London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL). The service will launch on 25th October and will be operated by an Airbus A320neo aircraft. Founded in 2004, Kuwait based Jazeera Airways was the first non-government owned airline to operate in Kuwait, [read more]

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 preparing for take-off at Cardiff Airport (Image: The Aviation Media Agency.)

Qatar Airways tweaks UK winter schedule

Leading gulf carrier Qatar Airways (QR/QTR) has filed some changes to its winter schedule to the UK. From the 25th October, Qatar Airways is reducing a number of routes to fit the current and expected demand for air travel. Route reductions include: London Gatwick reduction from 18 to 4 weekly [read more]

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Jetblue is coming to Heathrow in 2021

US low-cost airline Jetblue (B6/JBU) is to launch flights to London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) in 2021 according to multiple sources close to airline. The airline is launching two transatlantic flights from Boston (BOS/KBOS) and New York JFK (JFK/KJFK). The new routes will be the first flights to Europe for the airline [read more]

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Boeing Exec says Hydrogen airliner unlikely any time soon

A top Boeing executive and product developer has poured water onto claims by Airbus that it will have a Hydrogen-powered airline in service by 2035. Commercial vice-president and general manager of product development at Boeing, Michael Sinnett, spoke the day after Airbus made the announcement and said that while Hydrogen [read more]