18 APRIL 2022
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Graham Stephenson has led the exposure of Flybe's backers with reason. His son was a Flybe pilot dismissed at the start of the pandemic with no pay and bleak job prospects. See Flybe flies again from 11 April. His words have led to this week's COMMENT: Flybe – what happens next?
We wish the new Flybe enterprise every success. Any initiatives that brings jobs and investment to the beleaguered British airline industry deserves all the support it can get.
Canada’s second transatlantic carrier, Air Transat, the 2021 Skytrax World’s Best Leisure Airline, has announced an enhanced in-flight meal offering, which offers new options to both Club and Economy Class passengers travelling to and from the UK.
United Airlines has launched its new daily non-stop service between Heathrow and Boston Logan International Airport.
Controversial airline Flybe has made its maiden flight under new management with claims of outstanding wages to previous staff and lack of information to shareholders.
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Following a very weak January and February, passenger numbers in March for Heathrow were the highest since the start of the pandemic, following the Government’s removal of all travel restrictions.
Getting to the Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China presently from the UK is far from easy.
Eilat could again become a destination from London with Luton Airport gaining the business.
Munich Airport is now offering an audio walk through Terminal 2. It’s a novelty that might just catch on. The airport says the idea is to help families with children shorten their waiting time but BTN is of the opinion it is for all.
It is probably Britain’s bleakest airport, and certainly the most northerly on the mainland, John O’Groats is back on the airline map.
More slots mean extra frequencies and additional staff.
Built on its success at Blenheim Palace the Salon Privé London is set to make its debut at the Royal Hospital Chelsea from next Thursday (21 to 23 April). It is going to be the place to be and be seen.
More travellers than ever are turning to executive aviation as an alternative to the stress, crowds and inconvenience of commercial flights
The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced the first appointment to a new independent aviation panel created to strengthen transparency around decision-making and regulatory processes at the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
Luton-based easyJet has told shareholders that it expects to report a smaller-than-expected loss of between £535m and £565m for the first six months of its financial year.
It may not have been known to a traveller checking in at one of London’s most sophisticated hotels, but HiJiffy might well be the back office that makes it all work.
Air Europa could still become part of IAG (International Airlines Group) but not for the time being.
The keenly anticipated David Kempinski Tel Aviv has finally opened. Covid and Israel’s strict entry rules had delayed the introduction.
People are being urged not to leave their application for a British passport to the last minute, with demand at an all-time high.
Bergen is the venue for Routes Europe 2022, which promises to be one of the most interesting airline/airport gatherings since the outbreak of the pandemic in March 2020.