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Manchester Airport to re-open terminal 2

Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) has confirmed it is re-opening Terminal 2 from 15th July as passenger numbers increase at the UK’s 3rd busiest airport. Terminals 2 & 3 closed earlier this year as almost all flights from Manchester Airport were suspended at the height of the Coronavirus pandemic. Terminal 3 re-opened [read more]

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London City Airport resumes commercial operations

London City Airport (LCY/EGLC) recommenced commercial operations today when Loganair’s flight LM3287 landed from the Isle of Man. The flight was expected to land at 18:10 but touched down at 17:33 ending a near 3-month period for the Airport where it only saw military traffic using it for training and [read more]

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London Southend Airport (SEN/EGMC)

London Southend Airport (IATA: SEN, ICAO: EGMC) is located around 35 miles from central London and until the 1970s was the 3rd busiest London airport, losing its crown to Stansted. The airport is a base for Low-cost carriers Easyjet (U2/EZY) and Ryanair (FR/RYR) as well as seeing operations from Wizz [read more]

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Easyjet grounds entire fleet

Leading low-cost carrier Easyjet (U2/EZY) has said that it is grounding its entire fleet due to the travel restrictions in place as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. The airline had been operating a restricted number of flights in order to get Britons back to the UK but now [read more]

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Virgin Atlantic to seek a government bailout

Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) is set to ask the UK Government for a bailout totalling around 300 million according to sources close to the airline. The news comes just days after Chancellor Rishi Sunak warned airlines that taxpayers help would be the last resort and they should seek commercial arrangements and [read more]