Wizz Air’s latest London Luton expansion takes it away from the comforts of its Central and Eastern Europe roots

European low cost carrier Wizz Air has confirmed the next stage of its proposed London Luton expansion following the establishment of its new Wizz Air…..

Emirates boosts its London operation with new daily Stansted link in 2018, but slot limitations hit scheduling

United Arab Emirates (UAE) carrier Emirates Airline is to further expand its London operations with the addition of a new daily flight into Stansted Airport…..

Heathrow to reveal GBP2.5 billion of savings for third runway proposal

The cost of delivering a new third runway at London’s Heathrow has been a bone of contention since the GBP17.6 billion price tag was first…..

British Airways to use NDC to deliver its cheapest air fares to European market

British Airways (BA) revealed last week that it will use New Distribution Capability (NDC) technology to deliver new short haul air fares to the market…..

As Rigby Group acquires Bournemouth Airport, the big question is can money be made out of a small group of airports?

The Rigby Group has acquired Bournemouth Airport from Manchester Airports Group (MAG) to expand its portfolio to seven airports. It is one of only two…..

Major UK regional airports gain summer 2018 routes as the airline balance starts to shift in their favour

The reallocation of airline operating slots at airports following the collapse of Monarch Airlines reveals not only the variety of airlines that seek to take…..

Heathrow edges towards working with Arora Group on runway and terminal expansion, but how far can it go?

Heathrow Airport CEO John Holland Kaye has commented on the possibility of working with the Arora Group on the airport’s expansion, saying, “It would not…..

Wizz Air acquires London Luton slots and reinforces airport’s position as its largest network point

It may brand itself as Central and Eastern Europe’s largest low-cost airline, but Wizz Air’s strategy relies on providing point-to-point connections into western European markets,…..

Additional security checkpoint set to enhance Star Alliance’s Heathrow T2 experience

Star Alliance hopes a new security area within Terminal 2B at London’s Heathrow Airport will enhance passenger transfers between member airlines at the UK hub……

The role of the regionals – smaller jets and turboprops retain ‘ongoing role’ in air transport system

The arrival of the first modern regional jets 25 years ago last month marked a significant technological disruption in airline operations. While turboprop aircraft remained…..

Europe’s hotel industry posts all-time occupancy high despite market challenges

Despite a number of market challenges, not least heightened terrorism threats, Europe’s hotel industry posted an all-time high occupancy level for the January to September…..