7 FEBRUARY 2022
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Johan Lundgren joined easyJet as CEO in November 2017 having previously served as Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Executive for mainstream markets at the European tour operator TUI. Lundgren began his career with Swedish travel group Fritidsresor, which was eventually acquired by TUI Travel.
American Airlines and British Airways have announced plans to co-locate operations at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) Terminal 8 beginning 1 December.
Airlines and travel operators are experiencing a mini surge of bookings after the Government’s decision to abandon testing for fully vaccinated travellers typified by this week’s ON THE SOAPBOX where easyJet’s CEO says he sees many reasons for optimism.
Swissport International has opened its second Aspire lounge at Manchester Airport on 1 February.
The Boeing 737 MAX has returned to the skies for the first time with Ethiopian Airlines since a fatal crash in March 2019.
According to the Daily Mail half-term holidaymakers, for some UK schoolchildren the week starting next Monday (14 February), could face problems entering France if they have not received a third vaccination since May 2021.
Based in Glasgow, Loganair, has celebrated its 60th anniversary – a major milestone for the longest-serving name in the UK airline industry.
Dublin-based, and no longer listed on the London Stock Exchange, Ryanair has been quick to publish its January flying figures.
Just for this Monday (7 February) travellers can book a £139 single flight with Icelandic airline PLAY to New York.
A remarkable portrait exhibition has opened at the Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, complimented with a programme made by the BBC World Service recently shown on BBC Two.
Welcome to BTN’s first cruise issue 2022 where we concentrate on deep sea cruising. Following a successful British waters summer season, under the circumstances, BTN for the first time is publishing a list of no-fly cruises for February, March and April 2022.
By a strange twist of fate Air India has fallen into the hands of the Tata Group, which owned the airline before it was nationalised back in 1953.
According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) electric cars represented nearly 10% of the market in January.
The Formula 1 season 2022 gets under way on Sunday 20 March at Bahrain.
Following what can only be described as ‘two lean years’ thousands of jobs are being created to meet the expected summer demand across the vast network of companies that operate at the UK’s hub airport.
Dalata Hotel Group, the largest hotel operator in Ireland with its Maldron and Clayton brands, is about to open its first Continental Europe property.
Now part of the airport hotel operator Arora Group, Luton Hoo will host the annual British Business and General Aviation Association (BBGA) conference on Thursday 10 March, the largest annual gathering in the UK for those involved with business flying.
Blue Islands has joined fellow Channel Island airline Aurigny in offering flights to Majorca this coming Easter. (See BTN 24 January.)
New Zealand has announced a phased re-opening of its borders, as the country starts to ease some of the world's toughest Covid restrictions.