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Flybe discounts for Ryanair passengers to Scotland

Flybe has shown its commitment to those needing to travel between London and Scotland with an exclusive limited time 30% discount on a number of its key routes. This is specifically to help those who have been left without flights following Ryanair’s announcement of route cancellations between London Stansted and Scotland. [read more]


Bombardier hit with 220% U.S. import tariff

 The U.S. Department of Commerce in an initial ruling has imposed “countervailing duties” of 220% on imports of Bombardier Canada’s C Series aircraft. The decision is subject to final consideration by the Department of Commerce and the US International Trade Commission. If the ruling is confirmed, and CSeries imports are [read more]

Norwegian Boeing 737-800 (Credit Alan Wilson/Wikipedia)
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LEVEL pegging with Norwegian

Willie Walsh, chief executive of International Airlines Group (IAG), expects the group’s new long-haul low-cost carrier LEVEL to grow to 30 aircraft over the next five years, while a decision on where to launch its second base imminent. Speaking  at World Routes 2017, Walsh said the airline would grow to [read more]

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Norwegian looks to acquire Monarch

Norwegian  has  been named as one of the companies interested in the purchase of UK leisure specialist Monarch Airlines. The UK’s Press Association (PA) stated on Friday, September 22, that the Scandinavian budget carrier had approached Monarch over a deal to buy all – or part – of the business as it [read more]

Is ryanairs low-cost model falling apart?

Is Ryanair’s low-cost model falling apart?

There is no denying that Ryanair and its chief pilot, Michael O’Leary, have had a bad week. On Monday, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Ryanair both confirmed that talks on a flight connection agreement had come to nothing. Hardly surprising, given that Mr O’ accused Norwegian of not having the resources [read more]

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IAG to bid for Air Berlin?

IAG, the parent company of British Airways as well as Iberia, Aer Lingus & Vueling, has apparently tabled a bid for Air Berlin according to Handelsblatt, the German business paper. It’s not known what parts IAG is bidding for and what price it’s offering. The IAG group already has two [read more]

British Airways Dreamliner

British Airways non-stop flights to Seychelles

Sunseekers wanting to discover paradise next year will now have even more choice as British Airways launches direct flights to the Seychelles, one of the world’s most desirable holiday destinations. From March 24th, 2018 customers will be able to fly direct from Heathrow Terminal 5 to the Seychelles, making British [read more]

Cardiff Airport News

Eastern Airways flights from Cardiff Flybe bookable

Eastern Airways’ flights from Cardiff Airport are now bookable at thanks to the new five-year franchise agreement that will see Eastern flights carry Flybe flight codes from 29 October 2017. Passengers making bookings for travel on or after 29 October can now book directly via Those booking for [read more]