Airline News & Gossip

Airline News & Gossip from around the World, just small bits of information that we feel you might be interested in especially if your a regular traveler.

  • Dixons closes all its airport shops
    Electronics giant Dixons Carphone has announced plans to permanently shut all of its Dixon Travel airport outlets. Who will take over? Lucrative business. The group has a total of 35...
  • Ryanair ordered to compensate passengers over strike cancellations
    Ryanair was told it must compensate customers impacted due to flight cancellations because of strike action. It relates to industrial action taken by pilots and cabin crew in 2018. The...
  • Jet2 warns of big annual loss
    Jet2 is forecasting a loss of up to £385 million for the financial year ending 31 March 2021 It blames Covid travel restrictions. During the last financial year, the group...
  • Ryanair, Aer Lingus tout Restart Plan in move to end Irish travel ban
    Ryanair, Aer Lingus and other aviation corporations have called on the government to end the travel ban and get the Irish aviation industry back in the air again. The airlines...
  • JetBlue gets approval for London flights
    JetBlue is another important step close to joining the crowded transatlantic market. The UK Civil Aviation Authority has given the green light to the New York based carrier to operate...
  • Gatwick short-haul services will continue to operate from Heathrow
    British Airways has confirmed that the majority of its Gatwick short-haul services will continue to operate from Heathrow until the end of October. Once the dominant airline at Gatwick, BA...
  • Wizz Air adds two new routes from London Luton
    Wizz Air plans to launch two new leisure routes from London Luton starting this summer. It will fly twice weekly to Antalya in Turkey from 22 June. There will be...
  • Seaplane flights to launch in Greece
    New aviation operator Grecian Air Seaplanes will start flying seaplane services from the mainland and between Greek islands from September. It starts with a fleet of three 19-seater seaplanes offering...
  • BA adds Jersey, Gibraltar flights from London City
    British Airways is adding two new routes linking London City Airport with Jersey and Gibraltar. BA CityFlyer will operate to both destinations twice a week, on Mondays and Fridays on...
  • Boeing 737 Max jets grounded again after new safety issue discovered
    A new issue with the Boeing Max has forced multiple airlines to ground the beleaguered jets again. US carriers Southwest Airlines, United, and American Airlines have grounded more than 60...
  • JetBlue secures London Heathrow slots
    JetBlue has finally secured coveted slots at London Heathrow, a key requirement in its bid to disrupt the transatlantic market. It received 270 slots for summer from the UK slot...
  • Ryanair expands summer schedule with 26 new routes
    Ryanair unveiled 26 new routes to popular holiday destinations in France, Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain this summer. It includes new daily flights out of Belfast to Alicante, Malaga, Palma...
  • BA travel pass
    Following Ryanair’s introduction of a ‘Covid Travel Wallet’, British Airways (BA) has come up with a similar trial scheme, but initially limited to India. Perhaps Passport information next? Customers eligible...
  • Wizz Air launching Larnaca flights from Birmingham
    Wizz Air has announced the launch of a new low-fare holiday route from Birmingham to Larnaca, Cyprus. It will begin in May 2021 to coincide with the anticipated restart of...
  • BA boss calls for unrestricted travel for vaccinated passengers
    British Airways’ CEO has called for vaccinated people to be allowed unrestricted options for international travel. BA chief Sean Doyle thinks vaccinated travellers should face no obstacles to travel. Additionally,...