The First Heathrow Flight Taking off from Teesside Airport

First Teesside to Heathrow flight in 10 years

The first flight between Teesside (MME/EGNV) and Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) in more than a decade has taken off today as the new Eastern Airways (T3/EZE) service got underway. The first flight marks the beginning of a daily service connecting the north-east with the UK’s biggest airport providing vital business and leisure [read more]

An Aer Lingus Regional flight operated by Stobart Air

Manchester to Belfast City route takes off

The new Manchester (MAN/EGCC) to Belfast City Airport (BHD/EGAC) t route has got underway today when the first of four daily return services took off The Aer Lingus Regional service is operated by Stobart Air using an ATR72-600. Julian Carr, Aviation Director at Manchester Airport, said: “It’s great to see [read more]

Practising service onboard British Airways A350XWB G-XWBA (Image: Stuart Bailey/BA)

BA Pay Deal: Cabin Crew divide shows

Communications from British Airways Cabin Crew Unions which are part of Unite show a deepening rift after one branch attempted to save its own members jobs at the expense of others. BASSA, which represents Eurofleet and Worldwide Cabin Crew on older legacy contracts have now reached an agreement in principle [read more]

Faro street (Image: Nick Harding)
Civil Aviation

Portugal is back on the Quarantine list

The UK Government has placed Portugal back on the list of counties requiring a 14-day quarantine on arrival back to England. Portugal was recently removed from the list but a sharp increase in Coronavirus cases meant it once again breached the UK’s threshold of 20 cases per 100,000 people. The [read more]

Oman Air Boeing 787

Oman Air to end Manchester service

According to muliple sources Oman Air is ending its Manchester (MAN/EGCC) to Muscat service at the end of October 2020. Oman Air had previously planned to operate the flight throughout the Winter 20/21 and Summer 21 but the flights have been taken off sale with the last available date being [read more]