Airline News & Gossip

Flight News & Airline Gossip from around the World, just small bits of information that we feel you might be interested in.

  • Boeing to resume 737 Max test flights
    Boeing is to begin safety test flights for the 737 Max after getting clearance from the Federal Aviation Administration. According to reports, test flights could begin as early as today...
  • EasyJet confirms relaunch of more routes from July 1
    EasyJet will relaunch more flights from airports across Europe, including 14 departure points across the UK, on both domestic and international routes. From July 1, the airline’s schedule will build...
  • EasyJet to raise up to £450m through share issue
    EasyJet is to raise £400m to £450m through a non-pre-emptive placing of ordinary shares representing around 15% of its capital. It must seek shareholder approval for a third of the...
  • Jet2 confirms redundancies 102 Pilots – 380 Cabin Staff
    Jet2 is to make 380 cabin crew and102 pilots redundant. The airline has notified those involved and started the consultation process. Brian Strutton of pilots’ union BALPA said, “This is...
  • Ryanair slams Govt’s ‘no hand luggage’ advice
    Ryanair has criticised the Government’s advice that ‘strongly encourages’ passengers to check in their luggage and not take hand baggage on board aircraft as part of a series of measures...
  • Cathay Pacific secures USD5 billion government bailout
    Under pressure national flag carrier Cathay Pacific has bagged a HK$39 billion ($5 billion) lifeline from the Hong Kong government. As a result Hong Kong’s government will take a minority...
  • Emirates will re-start flights from Manchester in mid-June
    Emirates will offer passenger flights to and from 16 more cities, including Manchester, from June 15 when the United Arab Emirates lifts restrictions on transit passengers services. Alongside Manchester, flights...
  • TUI agrees 737 MAX compensation deal with Boeing
    TUI has reached a deal with aircraft manufacturer Boeing to compensate it for the grounding of the 737 MAX aircraft. While details of the agreement are confidential, TUI said it...
  • Ryanair to add three Stansted routes
    Ryanair has added three London Stansted routes to its limited flying schedule during the Covid-19 pandemic. It will restart three times weekly flights to Bucharest and Sofia from May 15...