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JetBlue begins Edinburgh to New York flights

US low cost carrier JetBlue (B6/JBU) has started its new service between Edinburgh and New York with the inaugural flight taking off yesterday. The new daily service is operated by an Airbus A320neo featuring JetBlue’s “Mint” cabin featuring 16 Mint Suites offering a fully lie-flat bed. Operating into New York [read more]

Pictured is Aer Lingus CEO Lynne Embleton with Emerald Airlines CEO Conor McCarthy, at the announcement of the commencement of Aer Lingus Regional flights (Image: Fran Veale/Julien Behal Photography)
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Aer Lingus Regional to launch Bristol to Cork flights

Emerald Airlines (EA/EAI) is to launch a new service from Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) to Cork (ORK/EICK) under the Aer Lingus Regional brand. The six-times-per-week service will commence on the 28th of April and will complement the airline’s daily service from Bristol to Dublin. Ciarán Smith, Head of Commerical at Emerald [read more]

Eastern Airways ATR 72 (Image: Brad Simpson/Eastern Airways)
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Eastern Airways to launch Southampton to Belfast route

Eastern Airways (T3/EZE) has confirmed it is launching a new connection between Southampton Airport (SOU/EGHI) and Belfast International (BFS/EGAA) from the 9th of February next year. A 72-seat ATR72 turboprop will operate the new daily route which will provide a connection to the UK’s south coast including Hampshire, Dorset and [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737 aircraft
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Ryanair opens Summer base at Newcastle

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has opened its two aircraft summer base at Newcastle Airport (NCL/EGNT) bringing 10 new routes and 60 directly-employed jobs to the North-East. The new base will see Ryanair fly a total of 19 routes from Newcastle and up to 130 flights per week. New routes [read more]

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Kuwait Airways to launch flights to Manchester

Kuwait Airways has confirmed it is launching flights from Kuwait International to Manchester (MAN/EGCC) from 1st May 2022. The gulf airline already serves London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) but will now add its second destination in the UK. Kuwait Airways chief executive Maen Razouqi said: “Kuwait Airways is proceeding, according to well-thought-out [read more]