A United Airlines Boeing 777

Loganair signs agreement with United for USA connections

Scottish regional airline Lognair (LM/LOG) has announced that its signed an interline agreement with leading American carrier, United Airlines (UA/UAL). An interline agreement is a commercial agreement between the two airlines and means that it can sell tickets and handle passengers that require multiple flights on multiple airlines, in this [read more]

TUI 737 Max 8 G-TUMA at Manchester Airport
Civil Aviation

TUI add new winter routes from UK airports

TUI Airways UK (BY/TOM) is adding several new winter routes from UK airports including Bristol, Birmingham, London Gatwick, Edinburgh, London Stansted and Manchester. The new routes include the Icelandic capital Reykjavik, Moroccan hotspot Agadir and the Alpine town of Chambery. Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) sees a new service to Memmingen, Germany [read more]

Norwegian EI-FJW Roald Dahl
Air Safety

Landing 737 came within 875m of A320 at Edinburgh

A Norwegian Boeing 737-800 (EI-FJW) came within 875 metres of a departing Easyjet Airbus A320 at Edinburgh Airport according to the report by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB). The incident occurred on the 13th August 2018 whilst the Norwegian Air International Boeing 737 was landing on Runway 06 at [read more]

Loganair Edinburgh Norway Bergen Stavanger Launch
Civil Aviation

Loganair’s new jet routes take-off from Edinburgh

Loganair (LM/LOG) has officially started three new jet routes from Edinburgh Airport (EDI/EGPH) have officially got underway this with departures to Bergen & Stavanger in Norway and as of today, Guernsey. The direct services are all operated by Loganair Embraer 135 regional jets offering quick flight times and comfort to [read more]

An Emirates Boeing 777-300
New Routes

Emirates swoops on Edinburgh as Etihad leaves

Dubai based Emirates has announced it is to begin a daily service to Dubai (DXB/OMDB) from 1st October 2018. The move comes as Emirates’ Abu Dhabi based rival Etihad prepares to leave the Scottish capital’s airport. Etihad (EY/ETD) ends operations at Edinburgh (EDI/EGPH) on the 30th September so there will be minimal [read more]

Norwegian 737 Max
Civil Aviation

Norwegian cuts some UK to US services to summer only

Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air International has cut some UK to US transatlantic routes to summer only from October 2018. Services from Edinburgh (EDI/EGPH) to Providence (PVD/KPVD) and Belfast International (BFS/EGAA) to Newburgh Stewart (SWF/KSWF) will no longer be operated between the end of October 2018 and March 2019. Norwegian Air [read more]

Etihad A330 (Image: Nick Harding/Aviation Wales)

Etihad axes Edinburgh route from September

Etihad appears to have axed the Abu Dhabi – Edinburgh (EDI/EGPH) service from the end of September 2018. According to Routes Online, Etihad closed reservations for the route yesterday with the last flight operating on 30th September 2018. Etihad currently operates the flight between Abu Dhabi and Edinburgh five times [read more]

New Routes

Hainan Airlines plans Edinburgh to Beijing service

Hainan Airlines (HU/CHH) is planning to start an Edinburgh (EDI/EGPH) to Beijing  (PEK/ZBAA) service from in 2018. The flight will operate up to 4 times per week with two inbound flights Beijing to Edinburgh going via Dubin (DUB/EIDW), and another two routing from Beijing to Dublin via Edinburgh. It will [read more]

Finnair increase Edinburgh connection

Finnair increase Edinburgh connection

Finnish airline Finnair (AY/FIN) has announced it is increasing the frequency of its link between Helsinki Vantaa (HEL/EFHK) and Edinburgh (EDI/EGPH). The summer-only route becomes a year-round operation with 3 weekly flights between the two capitals. The flight is operated by a Finnair Embraer E190 and will operate a Monday, [read more]