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]

British Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
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British Airways to fly direct to Portland in 2020

British Airways (BA/BAW) will become the only airline flying direct from the UK to Portland, Oregon all year round when it launches its new direct service on 1st June 2020. The new route to Portland (PDX/KPDX) will operate 5 times-per-week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from London Heathrow [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737-800
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Ryanair: New route to Girona from Southend

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has announced a new route from London Southend Airport (SEN/EGMC) to Girona, Spain. The route will operate twice-weekly from April 2020 forming part of the Summer 2020 schedule at what is rapidly becoming a key airport for Ryanair. Ryanair’s Eimear Ryan said: “Ryanair is pleased to [read more]

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New Ryanair route from Liverpool to Zadar

Ryanair (FR/RYR) has announced it is launching a brand new route from Liverpool Airport (LPL/EGGP) to Zadar (ZAD/LDZD), Croatia. The route will be part of Ryanair’s Summer 2020 schedule from the airport and will operate twice-weekly from May. Ryanair’s Eimear Ryan said: “Ryanair is pleased to launch a new Liverpool route [read more]

A Biman Bangladesh Boeing 787 Dreamliner
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Biman Bangladesh adds Dhaka and Sylhet to Manchester

Biman Bangladesh Airlines (BG/BBC) will add flights from Manchester to the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka (DAC/VHGS) and the important region of Sylhet (ZYL/VGSY) in the New Year. The route will be the first time Biman has operated from Manchester since leaving 7 years ago during a restructuring phase. Starting on the [read more]

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Air India to launch Amritsar flights to London Stansted

Air India (AI/AIC) have announced that they are starting direct flights from Amritsar (ATQ/VIAR) to London Stansted (STN/EGSS) from November 2019. Announcing the decision, Civil Aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said the decision was ‘dedicated to mark the 550th anniversary of Guru Nanak.’ Mr Puri said the three-times per week [read more]