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New TUI Airways UK Summer 2018 Routes

TUI Airways UK has announced a raft of new routes for Summer 2018. This will be the first full summer for the airline operating under TUI UK titles and branding. The new routes from airports around the UK include Montenegro, Croatia, Italy, Turkey and the Greek Islands. UK Airport Destination Starts [read more]

German Pilots association threaten Ryanair strike at anytime

Ryanair weathers first ever strike

Ryanair has weathered its first ever strike this morning as German Pilots carried out a 4-hour walkout. Having previously called off the strike when Ryanair agreed to meet with and recognise unions however it emerged that one of the representatives from VC Cockpit, the German union, was a former pilot who [read more]

Emirates start daily flights to London Stansted

Emirates start daily flights to London Stansted

Today Emirates (EK/UAE) announced the new daily route to London Stansted (STN/EGSS) using the Boeing 777-300ER airframe with the new first class suites. This is due to the growth of London Stansted and the location of the near technology and pharmaceutical businesses. Emirates plan for this route to cover the North [read more]

Wizz Air

Wizz Air continues London Luton expansion

Hungarian carrier Wizz Air is continuing its London Luton expansion with the addition of 3 more routes. Wizz Air, which has been the benefactor of slots from defunct Monarch, is adding flights to Bari, Athans and Keflavik from the south-east airport. Having previously announced 5 new routes the latest city pairings are [read more]

TUI 787

TUI adds Bristol to Punta Cana

TUI has confirmed it is adding a new service from Bristol to Punta Cana from April 2018. Holiday Airline TUI Airways (BY/TOM) will operate the new long-haul route, which starts on the 5th April 2018, with a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. The first return flight being 12th April. Punta Cana is [read more]

Superbreak adds more special charters from Wales
Cardiff Airport News

Super Break adds more special charters from Wales

UK and European short break specialist Super Break have added a raft of new special charters from Wales. Super Break had previously announced a one-off break to Akureyri in Northern Iceland in January from Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF), the first direct flight from the UK to Akureyri. The success of that offering [read more]

Norwegian flights to the US
Civil Aviation

Norwegian increases Gatwick to Boston frequency

Norwegian has said it plans to increase the frequency of its London Gatwick to Boston service from June 2018. The service, which currently operates 4-times per week will increase to daily from 12th June. Norwegian Air International operates the transatlantic service from London Gatwick (LGW/EGKK) to Boston Logan (BOS/KBOS) using a [read more]

Easyjet launches 20 new UK routes in S18
New Routes

Easyjet launches 20 new UK routes in S18

Budget airline Easyjet (U2/EZY) is launching 20 new UK routes for Summer 2018 from airports around the UK. The new routes include flights to Croatia, France, Spain, Turkey & Italy from seven of Easyjet‘s UK bases. Sophie Dekkers, Easyjet‘s UK country director, said: “We’re really pleased to be launching 20 [read more]