22 AUGUST 2022
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Hungarian airline’s Wizz Air 49% owned subsidiary Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has cancelled a proposed return of flights to Moscow.
International Airines Group (IAG) has taken a 20% stake in Spanish airline Air Europa after converting a loan, it was announced on the stock markets last Tuesday (16 August).
Darwin Escapes is set to offer a new way to experience Blenheim Palace, one of the UK’s most historic country estates, after partnering with the estate to launch a new range of luxury staycation lodges.
American Airlines (AA) has signed an agreement with Boom Supersonic for the purchase of what will be the world’s fastest commercial airliner.
Flights will launch from George Best City Airport to Glasgow from 31 October with departures on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout winter until 24 March 2023.
Whilst Heathrow Airport claims to have the support of the airlines in continuing limiting capacity it now has the wrath of the business travel community with Clive Wratten, CEO of the Business Travel Association (BTA), adamant that it has got it wrong.
Today (Monday 22 August) sees the return of flights from Manchester to Beijing.
Having literally overnight suffered the loss of Wizz Air, Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) finds itself with another tenant departure, this one dating from 1957 when the airport was called RAF Finningley.
Norwegian Air (DY) long-haul has gone, but long live Norse Atlantic Airways (NO). Same aircraft (Boeing Dreamliner) and same routes.
Qatar Airways is not the only airline seeking business from the World Cup.
For the first time in aviation history a Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) certified batch of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has been delivered to a commercial airline.
Montenegro, Mediterranean glamour without the prices. And now Luton too.
Travellers and locals are being invited to comment as part of the London City Airport (LCY) ongoing consultation, with the closing date Friday 9 September.
Marriott has opened a Ritz-Carlton hotel in New York branded as an “Edition”. This complements the existing properties in Central Park and Times Square. It is a new-build.
The Board of Airline Representatives in the UK (BAR UK) has appointed a new Chair and Deputy Chair.
According to OAG, the Luton-based airline database analyst, Western Europe rules the world...at least for a few weeks.
A new Plaza Premium Lounge at Edinburgh Airport has opened. It uses the space previously occupied by No1 Lounge, on the upper level by Gate 13.
The Plaza Skiathos has opened on the Greek island of the same name.
One of Europe’s largest rivers is suffering from the drought, causing troubles for cruise operators.
Whilst the Cabinet’s leading cyclist is ‘absent with leave’ and not returning, the man in charge of this form of road transport has promoted his own views on bicycle speeds.