Easyjet Terminal Scene

Coronavirus travel rules: pre-departure PCR dropped

The UK Government is dropping the need for pre-departure Coronavirus PCR tests for double-vaccinated passengers arriving into England from Friday. Passengers will still need to take a Day 2 PCR Test after arriving but fully vaccinated passengers will no longer need to self-isolate whilst waiting for the results however from [read more]

Wizz Air UK A321neo

Wizz Air adds 15 London Gatwick slot pairs

Wizz Air is set to continue its aggressive expansion at London Gatwick (LGW/EGKK) after it announced it had agreed to buy 15 slot pairs at the airport from Norwegian Air Shuttle. The additional slot pairs mean that Wizz will base an additional four Airbus A321 aircraft there for Summer 2022 [read more]

Easyjet Airbus at Manchester Airport (TransportMedia UK)

easyJet and Virgin Atlantic sign Worldwide deal

Budget airline easyJet (U2/EZY) and Virgin Atlantic have signed a deal through Worldwide by easyJet to interline passengers at Manchester, Edinburgh and Belfast airports. The deal means that passengers will be able to connect from domestic or European easyJet flights to seamlessly connect to long-haul flights bound for the US [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737 8-200
Civil Aviation

Ryanair announces new Birmingham route

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has announced that it launching a new route from Birmingham Airport (BHX/EGBB) to Knock (NOC/EIKN) next year. The twice-weekly service will launch on 22nd March 2022 and run until at least October 2022. Ryanair’s Director of Commercial, Jason McGuinness, said: “We are pleased to add [read more]

Pictured are Rachel Charlesworth, Annie Charlesworth (10), Flecity Charlesworth (6) and Elliott Charlesworth (4) from Stoke, with Universal Studios Shrek and Trolls characters at check-in for the Aer Lingus UK inaugural flight from Manchester Airport direct to Orlando.
Civil Aviation

Aer Lingus UK begins Orlando flights

Aer Lingus UK commenced its Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) to Orlando (MCO/KMCO) on Saturday bringing the total number of Aer Lingus transatlantic routes from the northern gateway to 3. The launch saw EI35, operated by an Airbus A330, departing Manchester at 11:49 local time arriving in Orlando around 9 hours later [read more]