London Luton Terminal
Civil Aviation

Luton Airport sees a 66% drop in passengers

London Luton Airport (LTN/EGGW) has reported a drop in passengers numbers of 66% in September 2020 compared to the previous year. The drop is largely down to the travel restrictions in place to tackle the spread of coronavirus and the impact it is having on passenger confidence. The airport says [read more]

Aeroflot Airbus A350-900 (Image: Airbus/P Masclet)
News

Aeroflot plans A350 usage Moscow to London route

According to schedule updates by Russian airline Aeroflot (SU/AFL) they plan to operate an Airbus A350 between Moscow and London on five of the weekly flights for the Winter 20/21 season. The filings show that the A350-900XWB will operate 5 of the 14 weekly flights between Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO/UUEE) and [read more]

Easyjet
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Easyjet ‘hanging by a thread’ says BALPA rep

According to a recording obtained by the BBC, EasyJet Captain and British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) rep Mark Entwisle claims that the airlines future is ‘hanging by a thread’ as it continues to deal with the global crisis. The recording is allegedly from a presentation given by union reps where Mr [read more]

An Easyjet A320neo takes off from Bristol Airport (The Aviation Media Agency.)
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Ryanair strikes help boost Easyjet profits

A summer of strikes for Irish budget airline Ryanair is one of the factors cited as helping Easyjet boost profits up by 41% for the year to September. Strong summer sales and a clear strategy for all BREXIT scenarios also helped the airlines pre-tax profits top £578m. Looking forward to [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737-800
News

Ryanair launches 8-day Cyber Week sale

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has launched a 8-day long sale event dubbed ‘Cyber Week’. Kicking off today with up to £30 off return flights to destinations across Europe for next summer, the deals will change daily. That means each deal must be booked by midnight on the day of [read more]

Luton Airport
Civil Aviation

Luton Airport reports record passengers for October

London Luton Airport (LTN/EGGW) has reported record passenger numbers for October 2018. The airport says that 1.5 million passengers used the airport in October, a 7.9% increase over the same period last year. The increase comes as a raft of new routes are launched by Easyjet, Ryanair, Wizz Air, SunExpress, [read more]

Garuda Indonesia Boeing 777 (Image: GI)
England

Garuda Indonesia returns to Heathrow after short break

Garuda Indonesia (GA/GIA) is resuming its London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) to Jakarta (CGK/WIII) service from the 27th November 2018. The flight returns as a three-times weekly non-stop service and will be operated by a Boeing 777-300 aircraft. The Skyteam Alliance member previously suspended the service at the end of October and [read more]