Easyjet Airbus at Manchester Airport (TransportMedia UK)
Civil Aviation

easyJet announces new Manchester to Jordan route

easyJet (U2/EZY) has announced a new route from Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) to Aqaba (AQJ/OJAQ) in Jordan. The winter schedule route will launch on 6th December 2021 and will operate twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays. Jordan is becoming a popular winter sun destination for Britons and the resort of Aqaba [read more]

Civil Aviation

Eastern restarts Aberdeen to Newcastle air link

Eastern Airways (T3/EZE) has restarted its Aberdeen to Newcastle air link in a move welcomed by business in Scotland and the North-East. The service operates Six days a week using Eastern’s low-emission turboprop aircraft. Roger Hage, General Manager, Eastern Airways, said: “In serving the North-East of England to Aberdeen for [read more]

Virgin Galactic Space Ship Two
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Virgin Galactic flights grounded after ‘mishap’

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ground Virgin Galactic flights pending an investigation into a mishap during its recent publicity flight which had, among others, Sir Richard Branson onboard. In a brief statement, the FAA said it was investigating a mishap that occurred over Spaceport America, New Mexico on [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737-800
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Ryanair: August traffic up 45%

Ryanair has released figures showing that its traffic in August 2021 was 45% higher than the same period in 2020. The airline says it carried 11.1m passengers in August compared to just 7m last year when UK passengers were only allowed to travel for essential reasons. The figures show the [read more]