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JetBlue and British Airways cleared for codeshare flights

BildWASHINGTON - The United States Department of Transport (DOT) has cleared an extensive codeshare between JetBlue Airways and British Airways. The airlines will connect their networks to numerous destinations in the United States and Great Britain through reciprocal codeshare arrangements.
Flight SQ321
Older than 7 days

Severe turbulence leaves one person dead

BildLONDON - Severe turbulence on a Singapore Airlines flight from London-Heathrow to Singapore left one person dead and 30 other injured. Singapore Airlines confirmed the May 21st incident, which is under investigation, and its tragic outcome.
PCS
Older than 7 days

Border force officers go on strike at Heathrow Airport

BildLONDON - International passengers are set to face long queues at the immigration lanes at Heathrow Airport this week. An unsolved dispute on duty rosters between the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) and the UK Government escalates to a strike of border force officers at Britain's largest international airport.
Recruitment
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Brussels Airlines starts MPL scheme for future pilots

ANTWERP - Brussels Airlines opens a cadet pilot programme of its own for the first time. The Lufthansa airline is looking to attract 20 to 30 future pilots per year into a "partially sponsored" MPL scheme.
Routes
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Easyjet suspends Tel Aviv flights

TEL AVIV - Easyjet suspends its Tel Aviv route through October. According to insiders, the route does not support point to point traffic for the time being.
Airports
Older than 7 days

Vinci takes controlling stake in Edinburgh Airport

BildEDINBURGH - French infrastructure operator Vinci adds another UK airport to its portfolio. Vinci Airports an agreement to acquire an effective 50.01% stake in Edinburgh Airport Limited  the company that owns Edinburgh Airport - for around 1.27 billion GBP, the company disclosed in a statement.
Application window
Older than 7 days

British Airways: 100 fully sponsored places at pilot academy

LONDON - British Airways is opening the application window for the second year of its fully funded Speedbird Pilot Academy cadet scheme on April 16 2024 citing "unprecedented response" for the programme in 2023.
Rapid Exit Taxiway
Older than 7 days

Gatwick opens fast lane for arriving aircraft

BildLONDON - London Gatwick airport has completed an infrastructure project to help reduce delays and go-arounds. The new Rapid Exit Taxiway (RET) enables arriving aircraft to leave the main runway "at a more optimal location" after landing. The project has been completed after being put on hold through the pandemic.
Airports
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Stansted sets new February traffic record

BildLONDON - "Really strong start to the year": London Stansted shrugged off the cold and damp of a leap-year February to toast another record-breaking month for passengers. More than 1.92 million passengers passed through the terminal during February, beating a previous record set in February 2020 by almost 50,000.
ATC meltdown
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Ryanair wants NATS CEO Rolfe replaced

BildLONDON - An interim report into the air traffic control meltdown on 28 August 2023 has been published by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Heavily impacted Ryanair calls for management changes at NATS as a consequence of the broad ATC collapse over the busy bank holiday weekend.
Airlines
Older than 7 days

Virgin Atlantic and China Eastern offer codeshare flights

LONDON - Virgin Atlantic and China Eastern announced a new codeshare agreement, strengthening vital business and leisure connections to East Asia and providing greater access to more destinations throughout China.
Summer 2024
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Gatwick Airport secures additional Asia routes

BildLONDON - London Gatwick Airport increases its connectivity to mainland China: Air China will begin operating daily flights from London Gatwick to Beijing Capital Airport on A330-300 aircraft on 1 June , before China Southern launches its three-per-week service to Guangzhou on 20 June, on Boeing 787-8 aircraft.
Routes
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British Airways resumes Bangkok flights

LONDON - British Airways flights from London to Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur are set to return this winter season.
Airlines
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Wizz Air flags Luton expansion

LUTON - More than 70 million passengers have now travelled with Wizz Air from London Luton Airport. The airline will increase its presence at the airport even further.
Fleet
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British Airways takes final A350-1000 delivery

BildLONDON - British Airways operates Airbus A350-1000 aircraft in its international network since 2019. The airline just received its 18th A350-1000 from Airbus marking the final delivery from the original order. The fleet renewal at British Airways will continue with additional Boeing 787-10 aircraft.
Summer 2024
Older than 7 days

British Airways returns to Stansted Airport

BildLONDON - British Airways has announced the launch of various long-haul and short-haul routes from London Heathrow, London Gatwick and Edinburgh airport for the 2024 schedule. In addition, the national flag carrier is returning to London Stansted for the first time since the pandemic.
Airports
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Stansted shy of 28 million passengers in 2023

LONDON - London Stansted rounded off a strong passenger performance in 2023 by welcoming more than two million passengers in December.
Passenger rights
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Regulator takes enforcement action against Wizz Air

BildLONDON - "High volume of complaints": Wizz Air UK stalled passenger refund requests. Eventual enforcement action against Wizz Air has now led to 1.24 million GBP being refunded to passengers, according to the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Wizz Air will also review its refund processes.
CAP1616
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UK regulator updates rules for airspace changes

BildLONDON - The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has finalised a package of improvements designed to clarify the airspace change process for airports, air navigation service providers and those affected by airspace change.
Airports
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Sinclair to leave London City Airport

LONDON - Robert Sinclair will be stepping down as CEO of London City Airport, following six years leading the airport.
Airports
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Stansted records busiest October

LONDON - London Stansted recorded its busiest ever October as nearly 2.6 million passengers passed through its terminal, surpassing the previous record set in 2018.
Airlines
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Virgin Atlantic preps for "world-first" transatlantic SAF flight

BildLONDON - The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued a permit to Virgin Atlantic to fly a world-first transatlantic 100 percent Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) flight. Virgin Atlantic plans to fly across the Atlantic from London Heathrow to New York JFK on 28 November 2023 to test and showcase the feasibility of flying on all SAF.
Airports
Older than 7 days

Heathrow to raise 2023 passenger forecast

BildLONDON - Heathrow airport raised its passenger forecast for the remainder of 2023. The British Airways hub expects 79.3 million passengers by year-end now, compared to an earlier forecast within an 70 to 78 million passengers range. The airport also curbed its losses in the first nine months of 2023.
Airports
Older than 7 days

Transatlantic demand spurs traffic rebound at Heathrow

BildLONDON - Summer holidays spur passenger demand across the UK. Heathrow Airport reports a 38.1 percent increase in passenger numbers for July. Holiday and intercontinental travel is showing robust signs of improvement - with one particular destination in the US proving extremely popular among Brits this summer.
Airports
Older than 7 days

Heathrow confirms Thomas Woldbye as new CEO

BildLONDON - Heathrow Airport has confirmed the appointment of Thomas Woldbye, currently the boss of Copenhagen Airport, as the person to replace John Holland-Kaye when he steps down as CEO of the British Airways hub later this year after nearly 10 years in post. 
New Routes
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Virgin Atlantic to extend its network

BildLONDON - Virgin Atlantic announced the launch of new routes across three continents. Network growth comes as the airline capitalises on "sustained demand for international travel" and will add "more than 250,000 total seats" across Virgin Atlantic’s network, compared to 2019 while accepting new aircraft.
Railway link
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Stansted Express restores capacity

LONDON - Rail operator Greater Anglia is boosting Stansted Express rail services as a result of the strong recovery of the airport from the pandemic.
Start-up
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Global Airlines to source pre-owned A380 aircraft

BildLONDON - Holiday Swap sources Airbus A380 aircraft from Doric Aviation to venture into aviation: Global Airlines, a Holiday Swap company, is working towards transatlantic flights from spring 2024 with a fleet that will eventually include four pre-owned A380s in the 471 seat configuration of a previous operator.
Training
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NATS resumes student controller scheme

BildLONDON - For the first time since before the pandemic, people can apply to join the NATS student controller scheme, with basic training based at one of their two training facilities in Hampshire and Gloucester. The British air navigation service provider is looking to attract more female talent to it control facilities.
Arrangement
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UK and Israel strenghen aviation ties

BildLONDON - The UK Civil Aviation Authority and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of Israel have signed a working arrangement, which will lead to closer collaboration and boosts international trade. The framework will lead to less complexity in validation and acceptance of aviation certificates.
Routes
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Air China returnes to daily Gatwick flights

LONDON - Air China resumed flights between Beijing and London Gatwick Airport this months with four flights per week and just upgraded the service.
Unite
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Heathrow passengers face strike disruptions

BildLONDON - Union unite unleashed ten days of strikes involving over 1,400 security officers at Heathrow Airport as "last-ditch talks failed to resolve the current pay dispute". The airport is trying to mitigate the fallout of labor action on passengers as London-Heathrow braces for Easter traffic.
Airports
Older than 7 days

London City upgrades to CT scanners

LONDON - London City has made its strongest start to a year since the pandemic. In January, 217,000 passengers used the airport and 225,000 did so in February.
Steep recovery
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CAA expects "increased resilience" in British air traffic

BildLONDON - "Bounce-back in passenger numbers": UK air travel increased significantly in 2022, with over 224 million passengers travelling to and from UK airports, reaching 75 per cent of 2019 levels, UK Civil Aviation Authority data reveals. One British airport came quite close to pre-pandemic levels in 2022.
OneWeb
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UK to speed up space regulation

LONDON - A OneWeb launch sees 36 more UK-licenced OneWeb satellites put into orbit as the major constellation programme is completed.
Recovery
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Amsterdam remains busiest London City route

BildLONDON - Following two years impacted by the pandemic, 2022 heralded a return to growth with 3 million passengers choosing to fly to and from the central London hub. The airport expects to attract more first-time passengers in 2023 after investments in its terminal infrastructure and security lanes.
Airlines
Older than 7 days

Virgin Atlantic joins SkyTeam

LONDON - Virgin Atlantic will become a SkyTeam member by March 2 as the only UK outpost of the alliance.
Airlines
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Flybe to suspend flights operations

BildBIRMINGHAM - British regional airline Flybe finds itself under administration less than one year after its relaunch. All flights to and from the UK are cancelled, Flybe confirmed in a statement Saturday. The airline does not expect to resume services any time soon. Passengers were urged to not to go to the airports.
Sustainability
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ZeroAvia flies Dornier 228 on hydrogen

BildKEMBLE - Zero-emission flight took a giant step forward with ZeroAvia flying the largest aircraft yet to be powered by a hydrogen-electric engine. The 19-seat Dorniert 228 testbed took to the skies for the maiden flight retrofitted with a full-size prototype hydrogen-electric powertrain on the left wing of the aircraft. 
Airlines
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Ryanair to pay compensation for 2018 strike

LONDON - A 2018 strike affected thousands of Ryanair passangers. After fighting a legal battle the airline will finally pay out compensation.
GCAP
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UK, Japan and Italy develop new fighter jet

BildLONDON - The UK will work with Italy and Japan to adapt and respond to the security threats of the future through an "unprecedented international aerospace coalition" announced by the Prime Minister Friday. The three nations join forces and share ressources to develop a new fighter jet by 2035.
Security
Older than 7 days

UK to relax rules on carry-on luggage by 2024

BildLONDON - The UK will ease rules on liquids in carry-on luggage within the next two years. According to a media reports, the ongoing introduction of latest generation CT scanners at British airports will also relax security check protocols for travelers with regard to electronic items like notebooks and tablets.
Virgin Orbit
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CAA okays space missions from Cornwall Airport

BildNEWQUAY - The UK’s first orbital space launch moved one step closer to take-off as Spaceport Cornwall received the UK’s first-ever spaceport licence. The UK Civil Aviation Authority issued the licence, following consent from Transport Secretary Mark Harper, clearing the way for Virgin Orbit space activities from the site.
ANSP
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NATS increases fees to recover pandemic losses

BildLONDON - The UK Civil Aviation Authority published for consultation its initial proposals to establish new price controls for NATS En-Route ("NERL"), a subsidiary of air navigation service provider NATS. The controls regulate the prices NERL can charge airlines for the services it provides in UK airspace.
Balpa
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British Airways and pilots agree on new pay deal

BildLONDON - British Airways is avoiding a clash with its pilots. The airline reached a new agreement with British pilot's union Balpa on wage increases and the end to a scheme that curbed pilot pay during the pandemic. British Airways competitor Ryanair is stuck in negotiations with its Irish pilots over pay.
Regional airline
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Loganair put up for sale by its owners

BildGLASGOW - The UK’s largest regional airline, Loganair, has increased its flight schedule for summer 2023, announcing more services across key regional routes as it responds to growing demand from leisure and business travellers. The airline may commence its summer 2023 under new ownership.
Fleets
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Virgin Atlantic expects first A330-900

LONDON - The pandemic delayed the A330neo EIS at Virgin Atlantic. The airline is now close to taking delivery of its first A330-900. The new jets replace older A330s at London Heathrow.
Recovery
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Gatwick revises 2022 passenger forecast

BildLONDON - Strong passenger demand and higher air traffic volumes following the lifting of all UK travel restrictions in March 2022 accelerated Gatwick’s recovery from the impacts of the pandemic, the airport revealed in its half year results. The London hub increased its passenger forecast for the remainder of 2022.
Winter 2022/2023
Older than 7 days

London City expect business travel rebound

BildLONDON - Following a summer where 70 percent of the aiport's passengers were travelling for leisure, London City expects business traffic to rebound through the winter season. The airport just saw the return of Sun-Air with its service to Billund, while British Airways switches from leisure to business routes.
SAR
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Royal Air Force P-8A rescues transatlantic rowers

BildLOSSIEMOUTH - The RAF’s new Boeing P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft based at RAF Lossiemouth was launched on Search and Rescue duties for the first time this month as they helped rescue two transatlantic rowers. The P-8A crew coordinated a merchant vessel to the stricken rowers.

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