Category Archives: Flight

Aegean Airlines moves into new home at Manchester Airport

Aegean Airlines has become the latest airline to relocate to Manchester Airport’s new-look Terminal 2. Additional cafes and retailers are also opening in the facility as passenger footfall is forecast to increase over the summer. The extension opened to the public on July 14th with and TUI operating from there in the first week. […]

Airlines UK: Jobs put in danger by slow aviation reopening

A new report, commissioned by Airlines UK, shows how critical aviation jobs are to every community and constituency in the country. Data shows just how important aviation is at a local level. Pre-pandemic, over a quarter of all constituencies in Great Britain had more than 1,000 people employed in aviation jobs. Many communities are heavily […]

Government support sees American return to profit

American Airlines Group has reported a second-quarter net profit of $19 million, or $0.03 per diluted share. However, excluding net special items, the second-quarter net loss at the carrier stood at $1.1 billion, or -$1.69 per share. The company recognised $1.4 billion of net special credits during the three-month period, largely related to financial assistance […]

Keating secures new role with Air Transat

Air Transat has promoted UK & Ireland commercial director, Adrian Keating, to lead a wider range of markets across Europe and also in the Americas. In Europe, these markets are Croatia, Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain, and in the Americas, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Mexico. In each of the ten markets for which he […]

Finnair latest to join IATA Travel Pass trials

Finnair has started trials of IATA Travel Pass on its Heathrow to Helsinki route. The trial is taking place until August 11th on flights in both directions between London and the Finnish capital. It becomes the latest airline to trial IATA Travel Pass, which has gained in popularity throughout the commercial aviation sector. IATA Travel […]

easyJet to offer Morocco connection from Glasgow this winter

easyJet has confirmed the launch of new flights from Glasgow to Morocco this winter. From November 4th, flights and holidays will take off from Glasgow Airport to the popular beach destination of Agadir, offering customers in Scotland even more choice for enjoying a holiday this winter. Agadir’s coastline attracts travellers from all over the world […]

Airbus rolls out first A350 from Tianjin facility

Airbus has delivered the first A350 from its widebody completion and delivery centre in Tianjin, taking additional steps in the expansion of its global footprint and long-term strategic partnership with China. The A350-900 aircraft was delivered to China Eastern Airlines, the largest Airbus operator in Asia and second largest in the world. At the end […]

easyJet reports £318m loss for third quarter

easyJet has reported a loss before tax of £318 million for the third quarter of the financial year. The low-cost carrier said it had maintained a “disciplined approach” to capacity and cash management during the three months to June. As a result, total cash burn during the quarter reduced to £55 million.  Fixed costs plus […]