Category Archives: Airports

First Direct Flight Between China and Scotland

A new Edinburgh to Beijing passenger service has begun, representing the first ever direct flights between Scotland and China.  The first of a four-weekly, year-round … More ››

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London Luton Airport Calls for Improved Rail Links

Having handled 1,498,281 passengers in May London Luton Airport (LLA) has called for improved rail links to help solve London’s capacity problems. The figures represent … More ››

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Government Approves Heathrow Third Runway Plan

The British Government’s Cabinet has approved plans to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport.  The plans had previously been approved by the government’s economic … More ››

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IATA Promotes Open Border Strategy

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to intensify efforts to spread the economic and social benefits of aviation by removing onerous … More ››

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Primera to Suspend Transatlantic Services from Birmingham

Birmingham Airport has said it is disappointed to confirm that Primera Air will temporarily suspend flights to New York and Toronto from June 21 due … More ››

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Widerøe to Launch Bergen – Liverpool Services

Scandinavia’s largest regional airline Widerøe has announced that it is to start operating a twice weekly service between Bergen, Norway (IATA:BGO) and Liverpool John Lennon … More ››

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Air Belgium Contract for Hactl

Recently-launched Air Belgium has appointed Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) to handle cargo for its new long-haul service between Brussels and Hong Kong. … More ››

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New Carlisle Passenger Flights Postponed

New passenger services, due to be launched from Carlisle Lake District Airport on June 4, have been postponed until September 3. The airport announced the … More ››

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Manchester Airport to Celebrate 80th Birthday

Manchester Airport has announced a wide-ranging programme of activity to celebrate its 80th birthday with passengers, communities and colleagues past and present. The airport says … More ››

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Prague and Incheon Airports Sign New Partnership Agreement

Prague Airport and Incheon International Airport Corporation (IIAC), the operator of Incheon International Airport serving Seoul, South Korea, have signed an extensive international partnership agreement. … More ››

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