British Airways Airbus A380-800 G-XLEC (Image: TransportMedia UK)
News

US to allow vaccinated passengers from UK

The US Government has finally said it will be relaxing travel rules for fully vaccinated passengers from the United Kingdom and EU countries from November. Under the new rules, which replace a miss-match of different restrictions introduced by ousted President Donald Trump, passengers who have had both jabs will be [read more]

London Luton Terminal
News

Luton Airport reports summer numbers down 66%

London Luton Airport (LTN/EGGW) has returned its summer figures which show passenger numbers were down 66% compared to pre-pandemic levels. July and August saw just 1.2m passengers pass through the terminals at London Luton compared to 3.6m in the same period of 2019. The airport says that despite the success [read more]

Saudia Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Civil Aviation

Manchester to Jeddah flight to return this winter

Saudi Arabian airline Saudia (SV/SVA) has confirmed it is bringing back its direct flight between Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) and Jeddah (JED/OEJN) for Winter 2021/22. The three-times-per-week service will operate from 15th December 2021 using a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. After Launching the route in 2014, Saudia operated it successfully until the [read more]

An Easyjet A320neo takes off from Bristol Airport (TransportMedia UK)
Civil Aviation

easyJet rejects takeover bid from rival

According to multiple sources within the industry, low-cost airline easyJet (U2/EZY) has rejected a bid from a rival low-cost airline. The bid was put to the board who reportedly considered the offer for some time before coming to the decision to reject the offer. Some sources have suggested that ambitious [read more]

Civil Aviation

Ryanair: 6 new winter routes from Birmingham

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has announced six new routes from Birmingham Airport (BHX/EGBB) for Winter 2021/22. From October, new destinations from Birmingham will include Bergamo, Lisbon, Bucharest, Shannon, Turin and Vilnius. The new routes bring the total of winter routes from Birmingham with Ryanair to 28 this season. Ryanair’s [read more]