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Flybe Propels Into Profit Loss, Looks Towards Fleet Reduction

UK regional carrier Flybe announced this week that it finished in the red with a £20 million loss this year to the end of March, swinging from a £2.7 million profit the year before. Although company revenues increased by 13.4 percent to £707 million, the causes for the pre-tax loss can be attributed to lower load factors and non-profitable routes. But also, during this period of time, the airline's IT department spent over £4 million on system upgrades and an…

A Decade Later: British Airways Restarts Service from Bristol and…

This weekend marks the first British Airways departures from Bristol and Birmingham airports after the airline left both airports ten years ago. These changes follow British Airways' attempts to move more of their regional flights out of the busy London City airport where they currently operate 20 services per week. …

London City Airport to Become the UK’s First Remote ATC…

London City Airport will become the first airport in the United Kingdom to have its air traffic controllers operating outside of the airport. This move will see the current control tower being replaced with a remote digital room located in Swanwick, 80 miles from London City, inside the headquarters of National…

easyJet Confirms Order for the Airbus A321neo

Today easyJet announced it has confirmed an order for 30 A321neos with Airbus, bringing an end to recent speculation of the airline recruiting larger aircraft to its single-aisle fleet. The announcement was made alongside the company's release of their financial results for the first half of the 2017 financial year.…

Ryanair Could Leave the UK Market Due to Brexit

Ryanair has threatened to end five of its routes to the United Kingdom for a limited amount of time if a bilateral Brexit deal does not get solved, according to a report by The Guardian. The low-cost carrier could cancel flights from London Stansted in addition to other UK airports. Ryanair’s…

UK Government Confirms Airport Expansion at Heathrow

For the first time in 60 years, Her Majesty's Government of the United Kingdom has finally made a decision on which airport will be expanded. Announced earlier today by Department for Transport Minister, Chris Grayling, stated that the government has chosen the option to add a third runway at Heathrow Airport.…

UK Votes to Leave The European Union, Aviation Sector Reacts

Following the announcement that the British people have voted 52% to 48% to leave the European Union, the UK aviation sector has been reacting accordingly. The vote, followed years of pressure from the British people for the UK government to hold a referendum on the UK’s membership, saw just over…