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Holiday air travel from England to be suspended

International holiday air travel is to be suspended in England from Thursday 5th November under new lockdown measures announced by the UK’s prime minister Boris Johnson. Mr Johnson made the announcement that England would enter a month-long lockdown earlier this evening from Thursday which bans all but essential travel. The [read more]

Blue Air
Civil Aviation

Blue Air to move flights from Luton to Heathrow

As from the 1st December 2020, Romanian low-cost airliner Blue Air is moving its flights from London Luton (LTN/EGGW) to London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) creating the first low-cost link between Heathrow and Bucharest. Initially the airline will operate flights between Bucharest and Heathrow 5-times-per-week which will increase to 11-flights-per-week in Summer [read more]

Ryanair (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Civil Aviation

Ryanair launches Halloween sale

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has launched a spooky sale for Halloween which it says is “frighteningly good”. Travellers looking to get away in the final part of 2020 can get one of 50,000 seats available at just £9.99 as long as they book before midnight on Halloween (31st October). [read more]

British Airways Airbus A380-800 G-XLEC (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Civil Aviation

BA parent IAG reports €6bn loss

British Airways parent company, International Airlines Group (IAG), has reported a €6bn loss in its Quarter 3 (Q3) financial results. The group, which also owns Aer Lingus, said Q3 had seen it run an operating loss of €5.9bn compared to a €2.5bn profit in the same period last year. IAG [read more]

LEAP engines on a Boeing 737 Max (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Civil Aviation

Boeing to cut another 7000 jobs as losses deepen

US aerospace giant Boeing is looking to cut another 7000 jobs across its global workforce as losses at the Seattle-based company deepen. Boeing said that by the end of 2021 its workforce will be 20% lower than pre-pandemic levels, dropping from 160,000 to 130,000 employees. The news comes as Boeing [read more]

Chairman, Bruce Dickinson (L) and Group CEO, Joachim Jones (R) believe the time is right for Caerdav to make the move into cargo conversions.
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Caerdav to move into Cargo conversions

St Athan based MRO Caerdav has announced that it plans to move into Cargo conversions to tap into the rapidly expanding cargo conversion market. The global demand for freighter aircraft has increased rapidly in 2020 fuelled largely by the Coronavirus Pandemic and the reduction in passenger travel meaning that belly [read more]

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen with Airport Staff announcing Tui
Civil Aviation

TUI to return to Teesside in 2022

The UK’s biggest tour operator TUI is set to return to Teesside Airport (MME/EGNV) from Summer 2022. TUI will return to the airport with a weekly service to the Spanish island of Majorca from the 10th May 2022. The tour operator previously operated from the airport under its previous name, [read more]