Jet2 Boeing 737-800 G-JZHH
England

Jet2 increases flights at BHX, EMA and MAN

Low-Cost airline Jet2.com has announced it is increasing flights at some airports and adding a new route at East Midlands in the 2nd half of Summer 18. Birmingham Airport (BHX/EGBB) sees increases on 5 routes with Corfu increases to twice-weekly, Iraklion, Mahon and Rhodes to four-times-per-week and Zakynthos up to [read more]

Cardiff Airport Terminal
Cardiff Airport News

Cardiff Airport appoints new non-executive director

Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) has appointed Fiona Gunn as a new non-executive director for the airport. Ms Gunn, whose background is retail, has been brought onto the board to help the airport deliver its strategic masterplan which is due for publication shortly. The appointment sees Ms Gunn join 3 other non-executive [read more]

Exclin Vertex Recreational Vehicle concept
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Exclin to offer WIG effect recreational vehicle

London based innovation company, Exclin Ltd has today announced that it plans to offer a “Wing in Ground Effect” or “WIG” based recreational vehicle known as Vertex. The next-generation, fuel-efficient vehicle concept will offer pilots an exhilarating, low-altitude flight over the sea by flying just a few metres above the surface. The [read more]

Passengers in airport
News

Ryanair and Air France strikes to hit on Good Friday

Crews from Irish budget Airline Ryanair and French carrier Air France are set to strike on Good Friday in a move that could see thousands of travellers from UK airports affected. Ryanair bases across Europe have threatened management with industrial action and staff at Ryanair’s Portugal bases are expected to walk out [read more]

Flybe Embraer 195
News

Flybe shares plunge as Stobart Group abandons deal

Shares in regional airline Flybe plunged 25% on Thursday following the news that Stobart Group had abandoned its plans for a takeover. In a statement to the London Stock Exchange, Stobart Group said: “The board of Stobart Group has determined that it is not in its shareholders’ best interests to increase [read more]

Air Traffic Control Tower
News

Prepare for Disruption, French ATC strike, again!

European Airlines are warning passengers that they face severe disruption as French air traffic controllers go on strike once again over pay and conditions. Ryanair has already cancelled hundreds of flights and other airlines are likely to follow suit as the strike, which started at 18:00hrs today takes hold. In [read more]

Beijing
New Routes

Hainan Airlines plans Edinburgh to Beijing service

Hainan Airlines (HU/CHH) is planning to start an Edinburgh (EDI/EGPH) to Beijing  (PEK/ZBAA) service from in 2018. The flight will operate up to 4 times per week with two inbound flights Beijing to Edinburgh going via Dubin (DUB/EIDW), and another two routing from Beijing to Dublin via Edinburgh. It will [read more]

Krakow
England

Jet2 adds Krakow to destinations from Leeds

British low-cost airline Jet2 will add Krakow (KRK/EPKK), Poland to its list of destinations from Leeds Bradford (LBA/EGNM) this winter. Leeds Bradford based Jet2 will operate the twice-weekly route from 9th November 2018 using a Boeing 737. Krakow is the second largest city in Poland and is best known for its [read more]