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Wizz to launch UK airline in October 2018

Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air is to launch its UK airline, Wizz Air UK in October 2018. Operating under the W9/WUK codes the airline will launch at London Luton on the 28th October. Wizz Air UK will initially operate flights from London Luton to Lisbon &  Eilat, with Kharkiv being [read more]

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Ryanair’s profits fall 20% in Q1 of 2018

Ryanair, Europe’s largest budget airline, has seen its profits fall 20% in the first quarter of 2018. Profits for the airline dropped to €319m despite traffic growing 7% to 36m passengers in the period. Ryanair blamed lower fares, higher fuel costs and pilot costs for the decrease in profit. The airline [read more]


Singapore Airlines named best in world

Singapore airlines has been named as the best airline in the world For 2018 by Skytrax. The Asian airline knocked Qatar Airlines down to the no2 spot but Qatar Airways was awarded best business class for third consecutive year and was also awarded best Middle Eastern airline. The top 5 [read more]


Newcastle Airport launches hidden disabilities scheme

Newcastle Airport (NCL/EGNT) has unveiled its latest initiative to promote the airport as welcoming and accessible to all passengers. The airport has launched a hidden disabilities lanyard which can be collected at the airport and worn by passengers who may need a little more time or assistance while travelling through the [read more]

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Shenzhen Airlines to launch London route

Guangdong based Shenzhen Airlines has formally put its new Shenzhen to London Heathrow service on sale. The carrier, which is a Star Alliance member, will commence the service on the 30th October 2018 and will operate 3 times per week on a Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Shenzhen airlines currently operate routes within Asia [read more]

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F-35 flypast confirmed to Air Tattoo

A flypast involving the UK’s latest military aircraft, the F-35B Lightning, has been confirmed for the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) which takes place next week. On Friday the 13th July, the Lightning will take part in a special RAF100 flypast consisting of 50 RAF aircraft. In addition to the [read more]