14 MARCH 2022
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When you book a flight direct with an airline, typically BA or easyJet, the actual charge is clearly shown. This is not the case with Uber.
The Kazakhstan national airline Air Astana, 49%-owned by BAE, has resumed its twice-weekly service from Heathrow to the former Soviet Republic’s capital Nur-Sultan.
The A380 may not be dead yet with Airbus coming up with an idea to install a hydrogen-fuelled engine into the body of the jumbo.
Proving that code shares and alliances are not just a gesture, American Airlines (AA) is heavily promoting Heathrow (LHR) in its US marketing.
More than 300 passengers were set to take off this morning (local time Melbourne) on Jetstar’s first flight to Bali in two years with travel restrictions for international visitors to the island easing.
The Jersey-based airline, as with the other well run small regional airlines, is emerging from the pandemic at least as strong as when Covid-19 hit the air travel industry in February 2020.
South African airline Comair, a partner of British Airways, has had its AOC (Air Operator Certificate) suspended by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) as a precautionary measure due to the airline consortium's recent in-flight emergencies with engine problems and landing gear issues. Comair also operates the low-cost Kulula airline.
Dnata (Dubai National Air Travel Agency) has been appointed to manage easyJet’s inflight retail services across the airline’s extensive network.
The oneworld airline continues to fly some routes to the East.
With passenger numbers exceeding one million in August, September, October and December. Gatwick Airport saw an encouraging end to 2021.
The encouraging trend for the major airlines to resume their pre-pandemic Heathrow (LHR) schedules continues.
With Easter just around the corner, and hopefully a pandemic-free summer to look forward to, BTN brings you here a ranking of the top UNESCO heritage sites in Britain.
A fascinating report in Singapore-based Aerotime News sets out clearly some of the actions taken by Russian airlines, both to circumvent aviation rules and deal with the current situation. (See also Russia and aircraft leasing in this week’s BTN).
“Outburst” was probably not the description that Aviation Minister Robert Courts would have called his words at the Airlines UK annual dinner last Wednesday but that was how it came across.
As part of a worldwide aircraft industry mission to further isolate Russia and curtail its civil aviation activities China has refused to supply Russian carriers with aircraft parts.
The Emerald Isle has dropped all Covid-19 entry restrictions on arrivals, regardless of vaccination status. And Shannon is back on the map.
Loganair, now the UK’s largest regional airline, has announced that it will launch services from the Isle of Man (IOM) to both London City (LCY) and Heathrow (LHR) airports from next month, marking a major step forward for the island’s post-pandemic air connectivity.
Another project delayed by the pandemic, the four-minute DART (Direct Air-Rail Transit) automated people mover ride between Luton Parkway station and the airport terminal is due to open in August.