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Gatwick Airport: Drone attack causes chaos

London Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK) is expected to be closed until at least 16:00hrs today following a sustained drone attack on the airport that forced it to close its runway late last night. Reports first emerged just late yesterday evening that a number of drones where being flown in the vicinity [read more]

WOW Air Airbus A320 TF-BRO (Image: Nick Harding / Aviation Wales)

Frontier Airlines owner seeks stake in WOW Air

The parent company of Frontier Airlines, Indigo Partners, has said it plans to buy a stake in struggling WOW Air following the collapse of the takeover bid from Icelandair. The US based private equity firm already owns a stake in several budget airlines including European carrier Wizz Air. WOW Air [read more]

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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Luton Airport reports record passengers for October

London Luton Airport (LTN/EGGW) has reported record passenger numbers for October 2018. The airport says that 1.5 million passengers used the airport in October, a 7.9% increase over the same period last year. The increase comes as a raft of new routes are launched by Easyjet, Ryanair, Wizz Air, SunExpress, [read more]

What the Dubai Air Show means for Wales
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What the Dubai Air Show means for Wales

The 2017 Dubai Air Show has just ended and over the 5 days it delivered surprises and shocks, and a record breaking order haul. For Wales, that record breaking order was great news as it is just one of many orders for aircraft whose wings are made in Broughton, North [read more]

Wizz Air A321neo
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New route to Varna from London Gatwick

Ultra-low-cost airline Wizz Air is launching. New route from London Gatwick (LGW/EGKK) to Varna, Bulgaria from 18th June. The three-times-per-week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and will operate throughout Summer 2024. The popular city break destination is already served by Wizz Air from London Luton but the airline now wants [read more]