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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)
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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)
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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]

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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]

Norwegian Boeing 737 on Finals to London Gatwick
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Norwegian Launch New Route from Gatwick

Low-cost airline Norwegian is launching a new direct service from London Gatwick (LGW/EGKK) to Aktion, Greece (PVK/LGPZ). The twice-weekly service will operate on a Thursday and Sunday starting from the 3rd May 2020. Aktion is a great way to access the lesser-known Greek regions of Preveza and Lefkada which offer [read more]

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WestJet to launch Halifax to Manchester service

Canadian carrier WestJet (WS/WJA) is to launch a direct service between Halifax (YHZ/CYHZ) and Manchester (MAN/EGCC) this summer. The flight to Halifax will see passengers able to connect onward across Westjet’s network as well as visiting Nova Scotia itself. The route will be operated by a Boeing 737-700 and will [read more]