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Ryanair Warns of Further Brexit Woes, While Competitors Show Mixed Reactions

Last week, Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair reported a 55 percent increase in profits for Q1 2017 earlier this week. However, even with these results, the airline continue to discuss potential risk to its balance sheet with the coming independence of the U.K. from the European Union. Brexit and the EU Open Skies Agreement  In the carrier's press release, it added a section regarding Brexit, which projected a continued level of uncertainty in terms of operations out of the U.K. for…

London Heathrow Runway Vote to Be Pushed Back to 2018

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2LjjzmbEkO8[/embed] The U.K. government has formally announced that the crucial vote on the country's National Policy Statement (NPS), which pertains specifically to London Heathrow Airport, will be postponed until the first half of 2018. The vote was originally supposed to take place later this year to approve the expansion of…

Stansted Airport Proposes an Increased Cap to Support More Passengers

Stansted Airport publicly announced through Essex Police that it has begun the consultation phase in advance of submitting a planning application to raise the passenger cap currently in place at the airport. This stage is very important for the airport as it hopes to make more use and efficiency from…

Norwegian Begins Transatlantic Service from Ireland

This weekend, Norwegian began what will be the first of many flights from Ireland under their new Air Operator's Certificate (AOC). The transatlantic flights launched from Cork, Dublin and Shannon, highlighting the significant start of operations in the country. The news follows an earlier announcement this year in which the…

Paris Air Show Day 4 Recap: Boeing Secures 125 737MAX…

As trading at the Paris Air Show 2017 comes to an end, it was yet again a big day for Boeing, while Airbus gained a little bit of momentum as well. Bombardier also had a great show. Other than these three manufacturers, day four was a relatively slow day for…

Paris Air Show Day 3 Recap: 737 MAX 10 Gains…

As day three of the Paris Air Show comes to a close, it has been a rather quiet in terms of orders. While Airbus is still falling behind, Boeing continues to see 737 MAX 10 orders. Boeing [caption id="attachment_13617" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Air Lease Corporation's Memorandum of Understanding for 12 Boeing…

Paris Air Show Day 2 Recap: U.S. Carriers Ink New…

As the second day of the Paris Air Show 2017 comes to a close, it has produced new orders across the board from all of the major aircraft manufacturers. Boeing again has come out strong against main rival Airbus, and Embraer, ATR, and Bombardier all secured more orders on Tuesday.…

Paris Air Show Day 1 Recap: Split A380 Winglets, Affirmed…

As Day 1 of this year's Paris Air Show concludes, it has been a strong start unsurprisingly for Boeing and Airbus, as they wrack up over 100 orders each. Throughout the course of the week, AirlineGeeks will break down the numbers and provide context for new orders and aircraft designs.…

Singapore Airlines Expands Scandinavian Network with Stockholm Flights

Singapore Airlines has added a second new flight to their Scandinavian network portfolio with five times per week service to Stockholm via Moscow. The carrier believes that this will compliment existing flights to Copenhagen in Denmark in order to provide connectivity across Scandinavia to destinations in Southeast Asia and Northern…

Wizz Air Launches New Route to Frankfurt from Sofia

Earlier this week, Wizz Air launched service to Frankfurt, Germany from its growing hub in Sofia, Bulgaria. The first flight launched on May 22 and carried 180 passengers on the maiden voyage, showing a very strong start to this new route. Gabor Vasarhelyi, Corporate Communications Manager at Wizz Air, stated:…