Flybe at Cardiff Airport (The Aviation Media Agency)
Cardiff Airport News

Cardiff Airport sees strong late summer growth

Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) has reported strong late summer growth with 178,681 passengers using the airport in September. The number represents a 7% increase on the same period last year at Wales’ national airport bringing the passenger figure for the last 12 month period to 1.56m. 2018 has seen a number [read more]


Jet2 to add Budapest from Birmingham from W19

Holiday airline Jet2 (LS/EXS) has announced it is adding a new service to Budapest (BUD/LHBP) from Birmingham (BHX/EGBB) from November 2019. The twice-weekly route will be served by one of the airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft and will operate on a Monday and Friday starting on the 8th November 2019. Budapest [read more]

A row of British Airways Cityflyer Embraer aircraft at London City Airport (Image: BA)
Civil Aviation

British Airways pulls out of Bristol and Birmingham

British Airways (BA/BAW) has said it will not be returning to Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) or Birmingham Airport (BHS/EGBB) in 2019 as the routes are “commercially unviable”. The airline, using its subsidiary Cityflyer, operated five flights per week from the regional airport in a bid to boost weekend capacity for its [read more]

Norwegian 787 takes-off from Gatwick
Civil Aviation

Norwegian to drop Singapore flight from Gatwick

Low-cost carrier is ending its long haul service from London Gatwick (LGW/EGKK) to Singapore (SIN/WSSS). The flight currently operates 4 times-per-week but will end on 10th January 2019, the last return flight will operate on the 11th January 2019. The Singapore service has fallen victim to dwindling passenger numbers [read more]

BMI Regional ERJ-145 G-RJXA

BMI Regional facing pilot strike

BMI Regional (BM/BMR) is facing industrial action after the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) announced it was to ballot members on strike action. The move comes as British Midland Regional Ltd, known as FlyBMI & BMI Regional, is engaged in talks over pay and conditions for its pilots. Whilst BALPA [read more]

New Flybe Livery

Flybe’s new livery seen on Dash-8

The new livery of Exeter-based regional airline Flybe (BE/BEE) has been seen on Bombardier Dash 8 G-JECP as it sits in the paintshop. The airline has been redesigning its fleet and routes after years of losses and now it seems it is redesigning its image too. The new look which [read more]