London Luton Terminal
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Luton Airport reports summer numbers down 66%

London Luton Airport (LTN/EGGW) has returned its summer figures which show passenger numbers were down 66% compared to pre-pandemic levels. July and August saw just 1.2m passengers pass through the terminals at London Luton compared to 3.6m in the same period of 2019. The airport says that despite the success [read more]

Saudia Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Civil Aviation

Manchester to Jeddah flight to return this winter

Saudi Arabian airline Saudia (SV/SVA) has confirmed it is bringing back its direct flight between Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) and Jeddah (JED/OEJN) for Winter 2021/22. The three-times-per-week service will operate from 15th December 2021 using a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. After Launching the route in 2014, Saudia operated it successfully until the [read more]

Civil Aviation

Ryanair: 6 new winter routes from Birmingham

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has announced six new routes from Birmingham Airport (BHX/EGBB) for Winter 2021/22. From October, new destinations from Birmingham will include Bergamo, Lisbon, Bucharest, Shannon, Turin and Vilnius. The new routes bring the total of winter routes from Birmingham with Ryanair to 28 this season. Ryanair’s [read more]

Easyjet Airbus at Manchester Airport (TransportMedia UK)
Civil Aviation

easyJet announces new Manchester to Jordan route

easyJet (U2/EZY) has announced a new route from Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) to Aqaba (AQJ/OJAQ) in Jordan. The winter schedule route will launch on 6th December 2021 and will operate twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays. Jordan is becoming a popular winter sun destination for Britons and the resort of Aqaba [read more]

Civil Aviation

Eastern restarts Aberdeen to Newcastle air link

Eastern Airways (T3/EZE) has restarted its Aberdeen to Newcastle air link in a move welcomed by business in Scotland and the North-East. The service operates Six days a week using Eastern’s low-emission turboprop aircraft. Roger Hage, General Manager, Eastern Airways, said: “In serving the North-East of England to Aberdeen for [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737-800
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Ryanair: August traffic up 45%

Ryanair has released figures showing that its traffic in August 2021 was 45% higher than the same period in 2020. The airline says it carried 11.1m passengers in August compared to just 7m last year when UK passengers were only allowed to travel for essential reasons. The figures show the [read more]