Ryanair Boeing 737 aircraft
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Ryanair to add BREXIT clause to Summer 2019 flights

Irish budget airline Ryanair has today said it will be adding a BREXIT clause to its terms and conditions for flights in Summer 2019. The clause, which effectively invalidates tickets if an aviation agreement isn’t reached was announced by the airlines PR executive, Kenny Jacobs who said: “We will announce our summer [read more]

Primera Air increases Max9 order to 10
England

Primera Air cancels Birmingham to Boston launch

Danish low-cost carrier Primera Air has cancelled its planned launch of its Birmingham to Boston flights. The planned 3 times per week service from Birmingham Airport (BHX/EGBB) to Boston (BOS/KBOS) was due to begin on 22nd June 2018. The transatlantic route would have been operated by an Airbus A321neo. Birmingham [read more]

2017 was busiest year in Birmingham Airports history
Civil Aviation

2017 was busiest year in Birmingham Airports history

2017 at Birmingham Airport was its busiest ever with nearly 13 million passengers passing through the airport. In total, 12,983,436 passengers travelled through the Midlands airport over the year, an increase of 1.3 million passengers over 2016 which equates to an 11.5% rise. The busiest month was August which saw [read more]

Bristol to Gothenburg flights get underway
Destinations

Bristol to Gothenburg flights get underway

The latest new route from Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) got underway today when passengers embarked on the first flight from Bristol to Gothenburg Sweden. The new service with BMI Regional got underway this with the passengers at Bristol Airport travelling on board the first flight being treated to delicious Swedish ‘fika’, [read more]

British Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
England

British Airways upgrades Angola to a Dreamliner

British Airways (BA/BAW) has upgraded its twice-weekly service to the Angolan capital Luanda for Summer 2018 to a Dreamliner aircraft. The flight which operates out of London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) on Thursdays and Sundays is currently operated by a Boeing 777-200ER. The Boeing 787-9 is the most modern aircraft in the [read more]

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England

Turkish Airlines increase capacity at Manchester

Turkish Airlines is increasing capacity at Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) on its service to Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport (IST/LTBA) The airline will switch the 3-weekly TK1995 / TK1996 service from a Boeing 737 to an Airbus A330 for Summer 2018. The switch happens on 4th June lasting until 14th September. Turkish Airlines [read more]

Fly from Cardiff to Sydney in 2018
Cardiff Airport News

Fly from Cardiff to Sydney in 2018

Travelling from Cardiff to Sydney used to mean going to Heathrow or Manchester first but not anymore. Thanks to Qatar Airways starting its daily Doha service on the 1st May now has never been a better time to book that dream trip to Australia from your local airport. The vibrant [read more]

Heathrow launches 10-week expansion consultation
England

Heathrow launches 10-week expansion consultation

London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL) has launched a 10-week expansion consultation in order to get feedback about the three options that have been shortlisted. The new plans set out potential locations to expand terminal infrastructure to the east of Terminal 2, the west of Terminal 5, or a new satellite terminal [read more]