British Airways 787 powered by Roll-Royce Trent 1000 Engines. (Aviation Media Agency)
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British Airways targets return to Bangladesh

British Airways (BA/BAW) is reportedly targeting a return to the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka (DAC/VGHS) after an 11-year absence. The airline is seeking permission from the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) to operate the route from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL). British Airways last flew to Dhaka in 2009 but has recently [read more]

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Spicejet to launch London to Delhi route

Indian airline Spicejet has confirmed it is launching flights from Delhi to London Heathrow from December 4th 2020. The new route, which was announced by Chairman Ajay Singh, will be the low cost carriers first long-haul scheduled flight. The flight will be operated by an Airbus A330-900neo. As the flight [read more]

JetBlue is the sixth largest US airline
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Jetblue is coming to Heathrow in 2021

US low-cost airline Jetblue (B6/JBU) is to launch flights to London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) in 2021 according to multiple sources close to airline. The airline is launching two transatlantic flights from Boston (BOS/KBOS) and New York JFK (JFK/KJFK). The new routes will be the first flights to Europe for the airline [read more]

Wideroe E190-E2 Valentin Hintikka (CC-BY 2.0/Wikimedia)
Civil Aviation

Widerøe flights get underway at London Southend

Direct flights from London Southend (SEN/EGMC) to Bergen, Norway got underway today when the inaugural Widerøe flight departed at 10:45am. Passengers on the 1hr 50min flight were treated to a water arch from the airports fire service on departure from Southend and had special cake to celebrate the launch. Christian [read more]

Virgin Atlantic A330 (Image: VA)
Civil Aviation

Virgin Atlantic aims to operate 31 routes in Summer 2021

Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) has released details of its planned flying programme for Summer 2021 with a total of 31 routes planned. The majority of the flights (24) will operate from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) while the rest will operate from Belfast (BFS/EGAA), Glasgow (GLA/EGPF) and Manchester (MAN/EGCC). As previously announced, Virgin [read more]

Atlantic Airways Airbus A320
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Gatwick to Faroe Islands returns for Summer 2020

Atlantic Airways (RC/FLI) has confirmed its intention to return to London Gatwick (LGW/EGKK) after a 6-year absence to operate a direct service to the Faroe Islands. The service between Gatwick and Vagar (FAE/EKVG) begins on the 23rd June 2020 and will operate until weekly (Tuesdays) until the 11th August 2020. [read more]

Virgin Atlantic (Image: The Aviation Media Agency)
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Virgin Atlantic to relaunch Cape Town service

Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) is bringing back its London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) to Cape Town (CPT/FACT service from 25th October 2020. The route was last served by the airline in 2015 and Juha Jarvinen, chief commercial officer at Virgin Atlantic commented: “We’re delighted to be flying to Cape Town again – we’re [read more]