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A Hainan A330-300 in Berlin (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Fabian Behr)

Glasgow Airport Makes Initial Step in Establishing First Nonstop Route to China

Glasgow Airport and the Shanghai Airport Authority have formed an alliance in an effort to expand tourism between the two cities, which could see the introduction of nonstop flights for the first time. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed on Thursday after months of negotiation. A number of long-haul routes operate out of Glasgow International (GLA); Emirates has operated a twice-daily service to Dubai since 2004, with United, Delta, Westjet, Air Transat, Virgin Atlantic, and TUI all offering a mixture of…

Lufthansa Connects Glasgow with Its Largest Hub

On Monday, Lufthansa commenced a new service between Frankfurt, Germany and Glasgow. The addition of the Frankfurt route will complement the five weekly flights the airline currently flies between Glasgow and Munich. Andreas Koester, Senior Director Sales UK, Ireland & Iceland, Lufthansa Group said, “This new daily service opens up…

Virgin Atlantic Announces Additional Flights from Glasgow to Orlando

Virgin Atlantic has announced that it will be increasing its Glasgow to Orlando service with additional flights. The trip over the pond, which which was originally planned to operate only for the summer, will now be operated until November. This is not the first time the airline has included these…

Air Transat Increases Competition for Glasgow Operations

Canadian-based leisure carrier Air Transat has been operating flights from Glasgow to Canada for the last 25 years. Air Transat says that there currently is an increase in demand for flights from Glasgow to Canada of 12% for their summer season. Lesley Kane, the UK sales director at Air Transat…