An Easyjet A320neo takes off from Bristol Airport (Max Thrust Digital)
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easyJet rejects takeover bid from rival

According to multiple sources within the industry, low-cost airline easyJet (U2/EZY) has rejected a bid from a rival low-cost airline. The bid was put to the board who reportedly considered the offer for some time before coming to the decision to reject the offer. Some sources have suggested that ambitious [read more]

SkyUp 737 (Image: Eric Salard/CC BY-SA2.0/Wikimedia)
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Ukranian carrier SkyUp shows it London ambitions

Ukranian carrier SkyUp (PQ/SQP) has declared its intentions to launch flights between London Luton Airport and Kiev Boryspil as part of its European expansion. According to RoutesOnline, the airline has said that intends to operate a 3-times-per-week service from 24th June subject to international travel being allowed by that time. [read more]

London Luton Terminal

London Luton hits 17m passengers

London Luton Airport (LTN/EGGW) has hit 17 million passengers for the rolling 12 month period for the first time in its history. The milestone comes after the airport saw its busiest April on record which saw 1.5m passengers pass through the terminal. The airport has also seen an increase in [read more]

Transylvania - The ultimate Halloween destination

Transylvania – the ultimate Halloween destination

Looking for the ultimate Halloween destination for a last-minute getaway? look no further than the king (or should that be Prince) of dark destinations. Located in central Romania and bounded by the Carpathian mountains, Transylvania is famous for its medieval towns and castles. One castle, in particular, Bran Castle is [read more]

A Monarch A320 (Image: Adrian Pingstone)

Monarch holding urgent talks to renew ATOL

Troubled UK airline Monarch (ZB/MON) is once again holding last-minute talks to stave off collapse and the loss of their ATOL bonding. One year on from the near collapse of the airline, it is once again seeking urgent financial assistance in order to retain the ATOL certificate that was extended [read more]

KLM Fokker PH-KZP at Cardiff Airport (Picture Credit: Nick Harding)
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KLM & Flybe rank high for flight punctuality

KLM (KL/KLM) and Flybe (BE/BEE) have been ranked in 1st and 6th place overall for flight punctuality to and from UK airports. Exeter based Flybe, which has a hub at Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF), achieved 81% of flights on time in 2016 whilst the Dutch airline KLM achieved 87%. The study [read more]