Airports in U.K. Encounter Increased Passenger Travel Demand, Long Queues

Britons have started dusting off their passports and returning to the skies after the travel restrictions were lifted in March. However, the long queues at the airport have left the travelers frustrated. According to local media, Manchester, U.K. Airport — one of the busiest airports in the country — has…

Analysis of the U.K. Aviation Industry

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic was monumental for the aviation industry across the globe. It only took a matter of a few weeks for a proclamation to be accurate with airlines across the globe shredding their operational flying programs. While most aircraft were mothballed in anticipation, airline executive boards…

Aeroméxico Plans Return to London

On April 1, Aeroméxico will restart operations to London with 5 weekly flights using its Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The flight resumptions represent a monthly offer of more than 9 thousand seats. In a statement, Aeroméxico stated that with this resumption, the carrier will be operating six direct routes to Europe,…

UK Airlines May Face Pay Out for 1 Hour Delays

Under proposed rules in the United Kingdom, airline passengers on domestic flights may receive compensations for flight delays of an hour, according to the BBC. Currently, the country still follows rules from the European Union, in which airline passengers are only entitled to compensation for a delay if the delay…

Virgin Atlantic Signs Codeshare With LATAM

Transatlantic flights are certainly always in season and are considered the backbone business for long-haul airlines, as passengers are always looking for a quick, direct flight or a connecting flight to their favorite destination. Thus, several airlines have consistently made the effort to increase their transatlantic flight operations. The United…

Cardiff Airport Requires Bailout Amid Plight

Covid-19 is a perfect storm for the aviation industry, putting the airlines and airports at risk. The United Kingdom's Cardiff Airport — the only international airport in Wales — has made itself clear that it would not have survived Covid-19 without the government’s 85 million pounds ($113.3 million) bailout. Spencer…

UK Leisure Carrier Jet2.com Extends Summer Schedule

The U.K. government will again revise the "traffic light" system of travel this week for passengers returning to England. The disparate governments of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales determine their own travel restrictions and may or may not follow the same criteria that apply to England. The last revision saw…

Delta, Virgin Atlantic Extend Air Cargo Partnership

This summer holiday travel season was not like last year's, which was during the height of the Covid-19 ordeal. Several major airlines have resumed key flights in their route networks and inaugurated brand new routes to accommodate and handle the ongoing surge in passenger travel demand. However, throughout the duration…

UK ‘Traffic Light’ Travel System Review Provides Some Relief for…

This week provided some relief for the U.K.'s aviation industry with a revision of the government’s much-maligned "traffic light" system of country classification for international passengers returning into England. Germany, Austria and Norway were among seven countries added to the "green list," over the course of the week, though travelers…