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.

  • Jet2 adds more Turkey flights for next winter
    Jet2 is adding more Turkey flights and holidays for winter 2023/2024. It is boosting capacity to Dalaman and Antalya as well as Paphos Cyprus. The expansion represents an extra 32,000 seats on sale. Jet2.com and Jet2holidays are tadding...
  • Ryanair makes record Q3 airline profit
    Ryanair Holdings posted a record third-quarter airline profit. It made €211m thanks to strong demand between half-term and the peak Christmas/New Year holiday season. It upgraded its full-year airline profit...
  • Government reinstates airport slot rules
    The ‘use it or lose it’ rule for airport slots is coming back. Airlines at UK airports will have to maintain 80% of their take-off and landing slots to keep them. The...
  • Wizz Air joins scramble to recruit Flybe workers
    Wizz Air UK is offering redundant Flybe workers a lifeline. It will hold recruitment events in Birmingham and online, for former Flybe cabin crew and pilots.  The events are open to anyone looking...
  • EasyJet holidays invests in Morocco tourism
    EasyJet holidays is investing in Morocco tourism development over the next four years. The easyJet group is cooperating with the Moroccan National Tourism Office (MNTO) starting this summer. This cooperation will include...
  • EasyJet reports record bookings in January
    EasyJet expects to surpass market expectations for profits this year. It points to record booking levels in January despite the cost of living crisis. It hit record numbers on several days this month. It...
  • Stansted summer recruitment drive offers 1,000 airport jobs
    London Stansted is embarking on an airport jobs recruitment drive for summer. It plans to recruit 1,000 new employees ahead of a busy summer season. A job fair will be held at the...
  • Lufthansa makes a stand-alone bid for Italy’s ITA
    Lufthansa confirmed yesterday that it has submitted an offer to the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance to acquire ITA. ITA is the ‘reborn’ Alitalia, although the airline is not currently...
  • UK airfares price surge
    UK airfares are rising at their fastest ever rate, according to the Office for National Statistics. ONS data showed airfares increased 44.1% in December from a year earlier. It was...
  • Civil Aviation Authority urged to crack down on airlines
    Which? again called for the Civil Aviation Authority to be given stronger regulatory powers. It comes as four in 10 travellers lack confidence in airlines treating them fairly. Almost two...
  • BA flight makes emergency landing after ‘strange smell’ reported
    A British Airways flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport. Passengers reported reported a ‘strange odour’ on the flight and pilots were seen wearing oxygen masks. The...
  • IATA urges countries to release blocked airline revenue
    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is pushing hard for the release of $6 billion in blocked airline revenue. It says airline members’ assets are held in more than 27...
  • BA’s Gatwick Airport subsidiary Euroflyer cleared to fly
    British Airways ‘new Gatwick Airport based subsidiary has received its Air Operator’s Certificate. The new BA Euroflyer was cleared by the UK Civil Aviation Authority to operate short-haul international flights...
  • British Airways is the 2nd biggest A380 operator
    Links on Head for Points may pay us an affiliate commission. A list of partners is here. When anyone mentions the A380, you think of Emirates. This isn’t surprising, of...
  • Air India and Vistara to merge
    India’s aviation industry may finally be on the road to consolidation and profitability after an agreement was struck to merge Air Indiaand Vistara. A deal has looked likely ever since...