Pictured are Rachel Charlesworth, Annie Charlesworth (10), Flecity Charlesworth (6) and Elliott Charlesworth (4) from Stoke, with Universal Studios Shrek and Trolls characters at check-in for the Aer Lingus UK inaugural flight from Manchester Airport direct to Orlando.
Civil Aviation

Aer Lingus UK begins Orlando flights

Aer Lingus UK commenced its Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) to Orlando (MCO/KMCO) on Saturday bringing the total number of Aer Lingus transatlantic routes from the northern gateway to 3. The launch saw EI35, operated by an Airbus A330, departing Manchester at 11:49 local time arriving in Orlando around 9 hours later [read more]

An Aer Lingus Regional flight operated by Stobart Air
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Stobart Air collapse leaves passengers stranded

Regional airline Stobart Air, which operates Aer Lingus Regional flights, has collapsed leaving hundreds of passengers stranded around the UK and Ireland. The Dublin based airline announced it had ceased trading this morning and was a appointing a liquidator after flights were cancelled across the Are Lingus Regional network. Stobart [read more]

Cardiff Airport
Civil Aviation

Aer Lingus set to return to Cardiff Airport

Aer Lingus, which last flew a scheduled flight from Cardiff Airport in 2016, is set to make a tentative return to Wales’ national airport. According to ‘UK Aviation Schedule Analyst’ Sean M on twitter, Aer Lingus Regional will restart flights between Cardiff Airport and Dublin from 30th August 2021 operating [read more]

British Airways Airbus A380-800 G-XLEC (Image: TransportMedia UK)
Civil Aviation

IAG calls for digital health passes

International Airlines Group (IAG), which owns British Airways, has called for the creation and use of Digital Health Passes in order to reopen the skies. The boss of IAG, Luis Gallego said that there needed to be a clear roadmap for easing travel restrictions and that included “international common testing [read more]