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Airports planning for a bumper half-term getaway

Manchester Airport Group (MAG) says it is expecting the February half-term to be one of the busiest periods it has had since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic. The group says it is expecting around 1.5 million passengers to pass through Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC), East Midlands Airport (EMA/EGNX) and London [read more]

A render of an Airbus A321 in Play livery
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New airline set to Play at Stansted

A new Icelandic carrier Play is set to begin operations to London Stansted from Keflavik after securing its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) and signing the lease on an Airbus A321neo. The low-cost carrier, which is the brainchild of key executives from failed carrier WOW, has announced Stansted as the first [read more]

A BA Cityflyer Embraer (Image: Nick Harding/TransportMedia UK)
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BA Cityflyer to launch Southampton flights but suspends others

BA Cityflyer (CJ/CFE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of British Airways, launching summer services from Southampton Airport (SOU/EGHI). BA Cityflyer will offer up to 17 flights per week from Southampton from 1st May to 31st October 2021 to destinations including Malaga, Florence, Faro, Mykonos, Ibiza, Palma, Bergerac, Limoges–Bellegarde, Nice Côte d’Azur, Edinburgh [read more]

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MAG to cut up to 900 jobs

Manchester Airports Group (MAG), which operates Manchester, East Midlands and Stansted airports has begun talks with Unions over plans to cut up to 900 jobs. It is understood that 465 roles are under threat at Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC), 376 at London Stansted (STN/EGSS) and 51 at East Midlands Airport (EMA/EGNX) [read more]