London’s Gatwick Airport Reopens South Terminal

London Gatwick Airport’s South Terminal has resumed its services on Mar. 27 — after a 21-month hiatus. According to the airport, it handled 570 flights, which was an increase from 300 flights a day, after the reopening of the South Terminal. The South Terminal has been closed since Jun 2020…

Aer Lingus, JetBlue Expand Codeshare Partnership

Aer Lingus and JetBlue have announced an expansion of their codeshare partnership with an emphasis on the U.S. airline’s Northeast focus cities. The bilateral codeshare agreement will see the Irish flag carrier add JetBlue’s "B6" airline code designator on four Aer Lingus routes. The applicable routes are flights from Dublin…

Manchester Airport’s New Terminal Two Will Open to Customers

Manchester Airport has announced that its new Terminal Two extension will open this week. The new building forms the focus of Manchester Airport Group's £1 billion Manchester Airport Transformation Program, first announced in 2015. The first passengers will pass through the flagship facility on Wednesday, July 14. Jet2 will be…

Aer Lingus Set to Operate Flights Between U.S. and Manchester

From the 2021 summer, Aer Lingus is starting to operate transatlantic flights between Manchester and the United States. The Irish carrier has started a new subsidiary (Aer Lingus UK) based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in order to be granted permission to carry cargo and passengers between the United Kingdom and…

Virgin Atlantic Announces New Routes to Pakistan

Virgin Atlantic has announced plans to operate routes from the United Kingdom to Pakistan from December. The encouraging news comes at a crucial time for the airline that has been heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Flights from London Heathrow will operate to the Pakistani capital Islamabad and Lahore, whilst…

Manchester Airport Becomes First in U.K. to Close Terminals

Manchester Airport announced the decision Friday to close two terminals and transfer all commercial traffic to the remaining terminal, following the drop in passengers flying in and out of the northern U.K. airport. On Wednesday, March 25, Terminals Two and Three will close and any flights still operating in and…

Inside Manchester Airport’s New VIP Terminal

Manchester Airport's new private terminal PremiAir had its official opening ceremony on January 29, and AirlineGeeks went along to check it out. PremiAir was announced on January 28, 2019, and opened towards the end of last year. It aims to provide a premium experience for passengers flying to and from…

Virgin Atlantic Strengthens Manchester Services, Boosts Winter Gatwick Frequencies

Virgin Atlantic announced it will enhance its services from Manchester Airport, one of its secondary hubs in Northern England. The airline will increase frequencies on the Manchester-New York route by 65 percent and launch a three times weekly service to Barbados this winter. Nearly 30,000 additional seats will be offered…

Manchester Airport Looks to Build New Private Terminal

Manchester Airport in the U.K. has recently announced plans for a private terminal to give passengers flying on commercial airlines the ‘private jet experience.' The new terminal, which will be called PremiAir, will be available to all passengers flying to or from the airport, with prices starting at 50GBP. PremiAir…