Easyjet A320 neo at Bristol Airport (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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Bristol Airport BRS/EGGD

Bristol Airport (IATA: BRS/ICAO: EGGD) is located 8 miles southwest of Bristol City Centre and is the South West’s largest regional airport by passenger numbers. It is a hub for low-cost airlines Easyjet and Ryanair as well as a busy base for Tui and Thomas Cook. As a result of [read more]

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Stobart Group eyes Flybe takeover

Stobart Group has filed a statement with the London Stock Exchange (LSE) showing it has struggling low-fares airline Flybe on its radar for a takeover. The statement, which was filed yesterday (22nd February) says that Stobart Group has been “reviewing alternative structures for our airline and leasing business that can play [read more]

Heathrow Airport
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Heathrow increases domestic passenger discount

Heathrow, the UK’s busiest airport, has announced it is increasing the discount for a UK domestic passenger by 50%. The discount was introduced to make it cheaper for domestic passengers to use Londons Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL) and encourage domestic flights. It counters some of the harmful effects of the Governments [read more]

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Irish Ryanair pilots to strike before Christmas

Ireland based Ryanair pilots who are members of IALPA have notified Ryanair of their intent to take industrial action before Christmas, a move which the Irish budget carrier says it will “face down”. 83 Ryanair pilots who are members of the Irish Airline Pilots Association (IALPA) voted to take industrial [read more]

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IAG to bid for Air Berlin?

IAG, the parent company of British Airways as well as Iberia, Aer Lingus & Vueling, has apparently tabled a bid for Air Berlin according to Handelsblatt, the German business paper. It’s not known what parts IAG is bidding for and what price it’s offering. The IAG group already has two [read more]