Teesside mayor Ben Houchen with Embraer 145 Spirit of Teesside
Civil Aviation

Loganair to launch Teesside to Heathrow route

The UK’s biggest regional airline Loganair (LM/LOG) has announced it is launching a direct service between Teesside International (MME/EGNV) and London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL). The service will initially operate twice-daily on Monday to Friday from 8th March with a single flight on Sundays. This will increase on 28th March to add [read more]

London Gatwick Airport (Image: TransportMedia UK)
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Airports warns of closure without government help

The Airport Operators Association (AOA), which represents UK airports, has warned that airports may have to close without government assistance following the removal of safe travel corridors. Some of airports in the UK have seen an almost complete drop in traffic as a result of the Coronvirus pandemic and even [read more]

Heathrow Airport (Image: Graceful)
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UK pushes back COVID test requirement

The UK has pushed back its requirement for all passengers arrving into England to have proof of a negative COVID test 72-hours prior to arrival. The rules were originally due to come into force today but have now been pushed back to Monday 18th January. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced [read more]

Norwegian 787 Dreamliner at London Gatwick
Civil Aviation

Norwegian: Massive job losses at Gatwick

Norwegian is to end its trans-Atlantic and Asian long-haul network as part of its restructuring process resulting in over 1,000 job losses at Gatwick Airport. The airline group which has been struggling to weather the pandemic is closing Gatwick based Norwegian Air UK which operated flights to the US, Singapore, [read more]

One of Loganair's Britten Norman Islanders
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Loganair secures new 4-year Inter-Isles contract

Loganair (LM/LOG) has secured a new Public Service Obligation (PSO) contract to operate an Inter-Isles air service for the Orkney Islands for another 4 years The air links connect the islands of North Ronaldsay, Papa Westray, Westray, Sanday, Stronsay and Eday with Kirkwall and are considered a life line by [read more]