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Cardiff Airport reconnects with Belfast

Eastern Airways (T3/EZE) has announced that it will be launching a direct service from Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) to Belfast City (BHD/EGAC) in January, replacing a route lost when Flybe collapsed. Operating daily during the week, as well as with a flight on Sunday, the flight will be operated by a [read more]

The First Heathrow Flight Taking off from Teesside Airport

First Teesside to Heathrow flight in 10 years

The first flight between Teesside (MME/EGNV) and Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) in more than a decade has taken off today as the new Eastern Airways (T3/EZE) service got underway. The first flight marks the beginning of a daily service connecting the north-east with the UK’s biggest airport providing vital business and leisure [read more]

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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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Commercial flights set to resume at Cardiff Airport

Commercial passenger flights are to get underway again at Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) when Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) restart flying from Wales’ national airport this week. Flights to Malaga (AGP/LEMG) and Faro (FAO/LPFR) will restart again on the 3rd July with departures at 10:20 and 19:25 respectively. Shortly after Ryanair [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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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]

Flybe Dash 8 at London City Airport (Image: Aviation Media Agency)

Flybe Collapse: Key regional airports decimated

Several key regional airports have been left decimated by the collapse of regional airline Flybe (BE/BEE) in the early hours of this morning. As a regional airline, Flybe connected smaller airports across the UK with some having over 90% reliance on the brand. Southampton Airport (SOU/EGHI) In 2019, 95% of [read more]