Will the conversion of a taxiway into a second runway be a sweetener for a new investor as rumours are revived over possible GIP London Gatwick sale?

It is been rumoured for some time that Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) would like to dispose of some or all of its 42% holding in…..

Airport Insight: London Stansted Airport

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Ryanair reveals record London schedule for summer 2019 despite ongoing hard Brexit concerns

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary has been one of the most vocal airline executives on the possible impact of a hard Brexit on air services in…..

London gets its ‘estuary airport’ at last but why is London City not connected to Crossrail?

So much has happened recently with mercurial British politician Boris Johnson – Mayor of London; Foreign Secretary; potentially the next British Prime Minister – that…..

Garuda Indonesia withdraws from Kangaroo route after many trials and tribulations

Garuda is withdrawing from the highly competitive Australia-UK market as it suspends services to London Heathrow. Summary Garuda will no longer compete on the kangaroo…..

Airport Insight: London Heathrow Airport

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Aer Lingus adds London City and helps CityJet conclude transition from scheduled carrier to capacity provider

Aer Lingus has strengthened its position in one of Europe’s largest city pairs after agreeing terms with fellow Irish carrier CityJet to introduce its brand…..

Virgin Atlantic waves goodbye to Dubai… but will it mean hello to Detroit, Orlando or even Minneapolis St Paul?

The news last week that UK carrier Virgin Atlantic is to suspend flights between London and Dubai would not really have been a surprise to…..

London Heathrow’s controversial third runway is cleared for take-off by British MPs… but the big question is will it actually get off the ground?

It has taken a long time coming – many decades in fact – but London’s largest airport and one of the world’s main international gateways,…..

20 Quick Fire Questions for… Pete Downes, aviation director, London City Airport

After entering the transport arena with First Group, Pete Downes spent most of the last decade working at Bristol Airport, first as head of commercial…..