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 08/05/21     Portugal, Gibraltar and Iceland on UK Green List
The UK has published its green list of countries which can be visited with the need to isolate on return (as long as other criteria are met). The list includes Portugal, Gibral...More

 20/12/20     London Airports Affected by Tier 4 Covid Restrictions
The new tier 4 covid restrictions announced yesterday covering London and other areas of South East England includes London Luton airport, London Heathrow, and London City airport....More

 31/10/20     Berlin Brandenburg Airport Opens
Just 9 years behind schedule and massively over budget, Berlin Brandenburg airport has at last opened to commercial flights. The first plane to land reportedly was an Easyjet fl...More

 05/10/20     UK Government Considering Covid Testing at Airports With a Reduced Quarantine Period
According to the Daily Telegraph, it is anticipated that the UK government will be making an announcement on the introduction of virus testing at UK airports to reduce the need for...More

 25/07/20     Travellers From Spain Face 14 Days Quarantine on Arrival in UK Again
Following an increase in new cases of Coronavirus in Spain, the UK has tonight re-introduced a 14 day quarantine for those arriving from Spain. Although the new cases in Spain h...More

 13/07/20     TUI Axes all summer flights from Aberdeen
It is being reported that TUI has axed all its planned summer flights from Aberdeen airport, recommencing in October with 2 flights per week to Tenerife. The announcement follow...More

 31/05/20     EU Issues List of Airports in Areas With High Covid 19 Risk
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency has issued a list of airports that it considers to be in areas with a high Covid 19 risk. This list may be used by some countries (as with...More

 19/05/20     13 Spanish Airports to Open to International Passengers BUT Not Tourists
Spain has announced that 13 airports are now to be open to international passengers, but not to tourists. International passengers who are allowed in will currently need to self is...More

 12/05/20     Ryanair to Operate Nearly 1000 Flights per Day From July 1st
Ryanair has announced that it is preparing to operate 40% of its flights, which equates to nearly 1000 per day from July 1st. This will also mean that most of its route network wil...More

 02/05/20     Wizz Cancel Tenerife Flights on the Day They Were Due to Restart
It is being reported that Wizz Air has cancelled its flights connecting London Luton and Tenerife South today. the day they were due to restart. It now appears that flights will...More

 30/04/20     Berlin Brandenburg Due to Open October 31st This Year
After originally planned to open in 2011, then with a grand opening lined up and airlines selling tickets for flights in 2012, the new Berlin airport, besieged with design problems...More

 30/04/20     Norwegian Expects to Keep Most of its Flights Grounded Until Next Spring
Norwegian Air has stated that it expects to keep most of its planes on the ground until next spring. It is also warning that id does not expect flights to get back to normal un...More

 29/04/20     Germany Extends Travel Ban Until June 14
Germany has announced that its ban on unnecessary international travel is being extended until June 14th as it says that the Coronavirus situation hasnt changed. ...More

 25/04/20     Wizz Air to Resume Some Fights from London Luton Airport
Wizz Air have announce their intention to resume some flights from London Luton airport on 1st May but with enhanced hygiene features. Flights are planned to Hungary, Romania, ...More

 08/04/20     Jet2 Flights and Holidays Remain Cancelled Until June17th
Jet2 has announced that it has taken the decision not to recommence their flights and holidays until June 17th, stating that this decision will be under constant review. The air...More

 07/04/20     Easyjet Boosts its Cash Reserves to Protect Itself Through the Current Situation
Easyjet is reported to have boosted its cash reserves to £2.3 billion using the Covid Corporate Financing Facility and its Revolving Credit Facility, to protect the airline, which...More

 30/03/20     Easyjet Grounds Entire Fleet and Ryanair Only Has 10% of Fleet Operational
Easyjet has announced today that is grounded its entire fleet of 331 aircraft and cannot give a date for recommencing flights due to the current coronavirus situation. Meanwhile...More

 05/03/20     Flybe Enters Administration - Updated
Flybe has entered into administration and ceased all flying operations this morning. The airlines website tells customers with flight bookings not to go to the airport unless the...More

 05/03/20     Logan Air to Take On 16 Flybe Routes
The Scottish airline, Logan Air, has announced that it is to take on 16 former Flybe routes. The routes are all from existing Logan Air base airports at Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Gla...More

 23/02/20     Strong Winds Affecting London and Amsterdam While Haze Affecting Canary Islands
Significant flight delays due to strong winds are being reported for London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and Amsterdam today. The Canary Islands are currently being affected by haz...More

 22/02/20     Canary Island Airports Closed due to Sand Storm
It is being reported tonight that as the result of sand storms, the airports of Tenerife North, Tenerife South, and Las Palmas are currently closed to arrivals....More

 20/02/20     Flight Delays Across France due to Strike Action
Due to strike action by some French air traffic control staff today, significant flight delays are being reported by Eurocontrol in various areas across France. The strike actio...More

 16/02/20     Storm Dennis Causing Flight Delays at London Airports This Morning
The strong winds associated with storm Dennis are causing reported delays at London Heathrow, Luton, and Gatwick airports this morning....More

 15/02/20     Storm Dennis Causing Delays and Flight Cancellations in UK
As storm Dennis starts to sweep across the UK, London Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, and London City are all reporting flight delays. There are also reports of flight cancellations....More

 09/02/20     Flight Cancellations are Being Reported Due to Storm Ciara Today
While some airlines had already announced flight cancellations ahead of the storm, delays due to strong winds are being reported at Manchester airport, all London airports, and Bru...More

 19/01/20     Alicante Airport Closed for 24 Hrs
Alicante airport, one of the busiest in Spain, is closed from 1pm today (19/01/20) until 1pm tomorrow. Eurocontrol state this due to work as a result of the fire in the terminal...More

 14/01/20     Delays and Cancellations Expected in France Due to Strike Action This Week
Strike action lasting most of the week is expected to cause some flight cancellations and delays. The strike was due to run from the evening of 13/01/20 until the early hours of ...More

 09/01/20     Flight Cancellations and Delays Expected Today due to French Strike Action
As a result of French Public sector strike action, flight delays and cancellations are expected for flights to and from France today. The strike, which started last evening, is ...More

 05/12/19     French National Strike Causing Severe Disruption to Flights and Other Travel
The French national strike which starts today is already causing significant flight delays and hundreds of flights have been cancelled. The strike action is planned to last unti...More

 25/11/19     Delays and Cancellations Expected in Italy Due to Strikes
Strikes planned at various Italian airports and air traffic control centres this afternoon are expected to have a significant effect on flights, causing delays and cancellations....More

 25/10/19     Italy National Strike Causing Flight Disruptions
A national strike in Italy today, due to run from 11am to 3pm UTC is causing significant flight delays and some cancellations are expected. The strike action is also expected to...More

 24/10/19     Low Visibility Causing Flight Delays at London Airports this Morning
Flight delays due to low visibility are being reported for London Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Stansted, and City airports this morning....More

 22/10/19     Thunder Storms Causing Flight Delays in North East Spain This Evening.
Significant delays are being reported this evening at Barcelona and the Balearic Islands of Mallorca and Ibiza, due to thunder storm activity in the area....More

 23/09/19     Tour Operator Thomas Cook Ceases Trading
The tour company Thomas Cook announced early this morning that it had ceased trading with immediate effect after attempts to secure further financial backing failed. The UK gove...More

 13/09/19     Heavy Rain Affecting Flights and Other Transport in South East Spain
It is being reported that Murcia International airport in south eastern Spain is closed due to flooding as parts of the area received 12 inches of rainfall in 24 hrs. Almeria airp...More

 09/09/19     BA Pilots Start Two Day Strike Today
Thousands of passengers have been told by British Airways that their flight is being cancelled as BA pilots start a 2 day strike today....More

 01/09/19     Flight Delay Across France This Morning Due to French Communications Problems
A French Communications problem earlier this morning has resulted in flight delays across France....More

 15/08/19     Flights Suspended at Shannon airport due to a Blocked Runway This Morning - Updated
It is being reported that Shannon Airport has suspended all flights this morning after an incident involving a Boeing 767 aircraft resulted in the runway being blocked. All passeng...More

 12/08/19     Thunder Storms Causing Flight Delays in the UK and Northern Europe Today
Significant delays are being reported today due to thunderstorm activity, particularly for London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and Amsterdam....More

 10/08/19     Strong Winds Causing Delays at London Heathrow, Gatwick, and Amsterdam Airports
Significant delays are being reported today at London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and Amsterdam airports due to strong winds....More

 07/08/19     BA IT Glitch Causing Flight Cancellations and Delays Today
It is being reported that two separate IT problems at British Airways today has caused around 100 flight cancellations and many more to be delayed. It is understood that the gli...More

 27/07/19     ATC Equipment Causing Gatwick Delays Again While Much of Europe Affected by Weather
It is being reported that an issue with Air Traffic Control equipment is again causing flight delays at London Gatwick airport today. Meanwhile, much of Europe is expecting to b...More

 27/07/19     Santorini Airport Runway Reported Block This Evening
It is being reported that the runway at Santorini is blocked by an aircraft this evening, resulting in flight disruptions....More

 26/07/19     Delays at Gatwick and Heathrow due to Air Traffic Control Equipment Issue
It is being reported by Erocontrol that there are significant delays at London Gatwick and London Heathrow airports today due to an issue with air traffic control equipment. Delays...More

 25/07/19     Flight Delays in Southern England Tonight due to Thunderstorm Activity
Significant flight delays are being reported over London and the south of England this evening due to thunderstorm activity. Delays are also being reported in southern France du...More

 10/07/19     Gatwick Flights Cancelled due to ATC Technical Issue - Updated
It is being reported that there are no flights into or out of London Gatwick airport this evening until 9pm due to a technical issue affecting the control tower. Update - It is ...More

 05/07/19     Delays Expected in Greece Today due to ATC Capacity
According to Eurocontrol, high delays are expected at Greek airports today due to the volume of air traffic, and the capacity of Air Traffic Control....More

 01/07/19     Weather Causing High Delays in Central Europe Today
Significant delays are being reported due to thunderstorm activity in southern Germany, Austria and Switzerland today....More

 03/06/19     Weather Causing High Delays and Diversions at Frankfurt this Afternoon
It is being reported that thunderstorm activity is causing high delays and diversions at Frankfurt airport this afternoon....More

 20/05/19     Thunder Storms Causing Flight Delays in Germany This Afternoon.
Flight delays due to thunderstorms are being reported this afternoon, particularly at Berlin and Frankfurt....More

 19/05/19     Flight Disruption Tonight at Manchester Due to Refuelling Problems
Flight cancellations are occurring at Manchester airport tonight due to refuelling problems caused by a power failure....More

 09/05/19     Flight Cancellations and Delays as Expected From Todays French Strike
As expected, there is significant flight disruption today caused by the French air traffic controllers strike action. It is being reported that around 550 flights have been canc...More

 08/05/19     Flight Disruptions Expected Tomorrow Due to French Strike
Due to a planned strike by French air traffic controllers starting this evening (08/05/19) and ending in the early hours of Friday 10th of May, airlines have been asked to reduce f...More

 16/04/19     Berlin Schoenefeld Briefly Closed to Arrivals This Morning due to an Incident
Berlin Schoenefeld airport was temporarily closed to arrivals this morning due to an inoperative aircraft on the runway. Incoming flights were being diverted....More

 05/04/19     Istanbul Airport in Process of Moving to New Site
The process has started to move flight operations from Istanbul Atatürk Airport to the new Istanbul recently completed to the north. The process should be completed by tomorrow ev...More

 28/03/19     WOW Airline Ceases Flying Operations This Morning
The WOWair website this morning states: "Information for WOW AIR passengers WOW AIR has ceased operation. All WOW AIR flights have been cancelled. How will I reach my destinat...More

 25/03/19     Delays at Amsterdam Airport Today due to Strong Winds
Significant delays are being reported at Amsterdam airport this morning due to the strong winds which are expected to last all day....More

 21/03/19     Strike Action Causing Delays at Brussels Today
Significant flight delays are being reported at Brussels airport today due to industrial action by Belgian air traffic controllers....More

 19/03/19     Strike Action in France Causing Flight Disruptions Today
A general strike in France planned for today and tomorrow is causing flight disruptions this morning....More

 12/03/19     UK Bans the new Boeing 737 MAX From Flying in its Airspace
The UK has followed other counties in imposing a temporary ban on Boeing 737 MAX flying in its airspace. This modern aircraft is not in use by many airlines at present, but TUI ...More

 10/03/19     Strong Winds Causing Delays at London Heathrow and Gatwick Airports
It is being reported that strong winds are causing some flight delays at London Heathrow and London Gatwick airports. The winds are also causing some delays at Amsterdam and Ein...More

 23/02/19     London Airports Affected by Low Visibility Again This Morning
It is being reported that London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and London City airports are affected by low visibility this morning, causing some delays which are expected to continue ...More

 22/02/19     Low Visibility Causing Flight Delays at London Airports this Morning
It is being reported that low visibility is causing delays at London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and London City airports this morning....More

 20/02/19     Rome Ciampino Airport Remains Closed After Yesterdays Fire
Rome Ciampino airport remains closed this morning after a fire yesterday. The airports official website states that "all flights departing from and arriving at Ciampino Airport...More

 16/02/19     Flybmi Ceases All Flying Operations
The airline Flybmi has cancelled all flying operations todahy and filed for administration. The airline has blamed the situation on spikes in fuel prices and the uncertainty sur...More

 15/02/19     Delays at London Gatwick and Heathrow Due To Low Visibility
Delays are being reported at London Gatwick and London Heathrow airports this morning due to low visibility. The situation at Gatwick is expected to last all morning....More

 13/02/19     Belgium Airspace and Airports Closed Today Due To Strike Action
Belgium airspace and and airports are closed today until 2100 GMT due to industrial action in that country although provisions are in place for emergency flights....More

 12/02/19     Belgium Strike Action Causing Cancelled Flights
Due to strike action in Belgium from the evening of 12/02/19 until the evening of 13/02/19, it is expected that there will be no flights into or out of the country, except for emer...More

 01/02/19     Bristol Airport Closed This Morning Due To Snow
Bristol airport runway is closed this morning due to snow clearing operations and is expected to remain closed until 1200hrs. Delays are also reported at Amsterdam airport due t...More

 31/01/19     Low Visibility Causing Flight Delays at London Airports this Morning
Low visibility is causing significant delays this morning at London airports this morning, together with Frankfurt, Eindhoven, and Paris Charles de Gaulle...More

 30/01/19     Snow Disrupting flights at Manchester and Brussels Airports This Morning
Flights have been cancelled at Manchester airport or diverted this morning due to snow while flights have also been disrupted at Brussels....More

 26/01/19     Catania Airport Closed due to Mount Etna Activity
Catania airport, on the east coast of Sicily, has been closed this afternoon due to volcanic activity from Mount Etna....More

 23/01/19     Weather Causing Delays at Manchester Airport This Morning
Significant delays are being reported at Manchester Airport this morning due to low visibility...More

 18/01/19     Delays at Stockholm Arlanda Due To Technical Issues
Delays are being reported at Stockholm Arlanda airport this morning due to technical issues with information systems and air bridges....More

 11/01/19     Italian National Strike Expected to Disrupt Flights Today
A national strike planned in Italy today from 1200 to 1600 GMT is expected to involve air traffic controllers and hence disrupt flights to and from Italian airports. It is understo...More

 08/01/19     London Heathrow Temporarily Halted Departures due to Drone Activity This Evening
London Heathrow airport temporarily closed to departures early evening today after a drone was spotted in the area....More

 08/01/19     Delays at Amsterdam Airport This Morning due to Strong Winds
Eurocontrol are reporting very high delays at Amsterdam airport this morning due to strong winds....More

 05/01/19     Snow Affecting Some Flights in Europe This Morning
Delays are being reported this morning due to snow at Munich, Innsbruck, Zurich, and Thessaloniki....More

 29/12/18     Hanover Airport Closed after Car Driven Through Gates
Hanover airport is expected to be closed until mid-evening after a security incident where it is understood a car was driven onto the tarmac, near to the runway....More

 21/12/18     London Gatwick Flights Suspended This Morning But Now Some Flights - Updated
Although it appears that flights are resuming this morning, a number of airlines have already cancelled some flights that were due to fly today. The airport states: "Passen...More

 20/12/18     London Gatwick Flights Still Suspended This Morning - Updated (2)
Flights to and from London Gatwick airport remain suspended this morning due to drone activity in the area. The airport is asking passengers not to travel to the airport without...More

 19/12/18     London Gatwick Flights Disrupted due to Drone Flying in the Area
It is being reported that all flights at London Gatwick airport have been suspended this evening due to 2 drones flying over the airfield. Incoming flights have been diverted to...More

 14/12/18     Flight Disruptions Across France Today Due to Strike Action
A national strike in France today which is expected to include some air traffic control staff, is causing significant flight delays across the country this morning. However, the si...More

 30/11/18     Delays at Madrid and Porto Due to Fog This Morning
Significant delays are being reported due to fog at Porto aorport, and more significantly Madrid airport this morning....More

 27/11/18     Weather Causing Flight Delays in London This Morning
Significant flight delays are being reported at London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and London City airports this morning due to low visibility....More

 24/11/18     Flights Suspended at Dublin Airport Due to Radar Problems
Dublin airport is reporting that all flight operations have been temporarily suspended this morning due to radar problems. According to Eurocontrol, the problem is expected to e...More

 17/11/18     Strong Winds Causing Flight Delays in the Canary Isles
It is being reported that Lanzarote, Fueteventura and Gran Canaria airports in the Canary Islands are experiencing significant delays due to strong winds....More

 16/11/18     Weather Causing Flight Delays Across Southern England and Northern Europe
Significant flight delays are being reported at London Heathrow, London Stansted, London City, London Gatwick, Amsterdam, and Paris Orly airports due to low visibility today....More

 28/10/18     Flight Disruption in Portugal this Evening due to Radar Failure
Flight disruptions are being reported in Portugal this evening due to radar failure at Lisbon....More

 25/10/18     Delays Reported at Gatwick Due to Fog This Morning
High delays are being reported at London Gatwick airport this morning due to low visibility. Moderate to high delays are also reported at Palma de Mallorca airport due to fog, alt...More

 04/10/18     Flight Delays at London Airports This Morning Due to Fog
Significant delays are being reported this morning due to fog or low visibility at all of the main London airports....More

 19/09/18     Flight Disruptions Possible Due to Strong Winds Accross UK and Ireland
Flight delays are likely today due to strong winds from Storm Ali, particularly at airports in Ireland and the busy airports of London Heathrow and London Gatwick....More

 18/09/18     Delays Reported in Parts of Spain Today
It is being reported by Eurocontrol that, due to a combination of thunder storms and military exercises, there are flight delays this afternoon in the Madrid, Sevilla, and Barcelon...More

 22/08/18     Low Visibility Causing Delays at Port This Morning
Very high delays are being reported at Porto airport in northern Portugal this morning due to low visibility....More

 28/07/18     Thunderstorm Activity Again Causing Delays Across Europe
Significant flight delays are being reported once again this afternoon across northern and central Europe due to thunderstorm activity and associated weather conditions....More

 27/07/18     Delays Reported This Evening due to Thunder Storm Activity
Significant delays are being reported in the UK and France by Eurocontrol this afternoon/evening due to thunderstorm activity....More

 26/06/18     Systems Failure Causing Flight Delays Over France This Morning
Due to flight plan processing system problems in France, Eurocontrol are reporting very high flight delays over the country this morning....More

 23/06/18     Strike by French Air Traffic Controllers at Marseille Causing Flight Disruptions
Strike action by air traffic controllers in the Marseille area is causing flight delays and cancellations to flights in southern France. The strike action is due to continue unti...More

 31/05/18     Thunderstorms Causing Delays in Southern UK Again Today
Thunderstorms and low visibility are causing flight delays today at several airports including London Heathrow, London Stansted, London Gatwick, and London City....More

 30/05/18     Flight Delays and Cancellations This Morning Due to Greek Industrial Action
Greek Industrial action this morning from 0700 to 1000 is causing flight delays and cancellations. Disruptions are likely to continue into the day....More

 27/05/18     Delays on Busy Week End due to Weather
There are delays in various parts of Europe partly due to the volume of traffic and partly due to storm activity. London Stansted airport has suffered disruption due to a fuel s...More

 22/05/18     Flights Cancelled or Disrupted by French Strikes Today
Strikes by French air traffic controllers today has caused many flights to be cancelled and many others to be disrupted. The strike action is due to last until the early hours o...More

 08/05/18     Italian Strike Action Causing Flight Disruptions Today
Strike action in Italy today, timed for 0880 - 1600hrs, is causing widespread disruption to flights to and from the country. Flights overflying the country should not be affected h...More

 10/04/18     Flight Disruptions Due to Strike Action at Some German Airports Today
Flight delays and cancellations are expected today at Frankfurt, Munich, Cologne, and Bremen airports today due to strike action by some ground handling, security and fire staff....More

 09/04/18     Weather Causing Flight Delays at London and Manchester Airports This Morning
Significant flight delays are being reported at all London airports and Manchester this morning due to weather conditions, according to Eurocontrol....More

 07/04/18     Flight Delays in Southern France Due to Strike Action
High delays in flights are being reported by Eurocontrol today due to strike action by air traffic controllers in the Marseille area. The strike action is due to last until the ...More

 22/03/18     Flight Cancellations and Delays Today Due to French Strike Action
Airlines are understood to have cancelled a number of flights today due to fly to France or flying through French airspace (particularly to Spain), due to the French Air Traffic Co...More

 21/03/18     Flight Disruptions Expected Due to French Strike Action.
Strike action in France by some air traffic control staff from Wednesday evening until Friday morning, is expected to cause flight delays and cancellations. ...More

 08/03/18     Italian Strike Action Causing Flight Disruptions Today
Strike action in Italy today is causing significant flight disruption today....More

 03/03/18     Continued Flight Disruption due to UK Weather
The weather conditions are continuing to cause flight disruptions in the UK with very high delays being reported at Birmingham airport due to snow. High delays are also being re...More

 02/03/18     Weather Still Causing Flight Disruptions in UK and Europe
The weather conditions continue to cause flight disruptions today due to snow, wind, freezing rain, or knock-on effects from previous disruptions. Affected airports, according t...More

 01/03/18     Snow Causing Flight Disruptions Again This Morning
Snow is causing Glasgow airport to remain closed this morning, and causing delays at london City, London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Paris Orley, Sion, and Geneva airports. Strong...More

 28/02/18     Flight Delays Due to Snow in UK and Elsewhere
Flight delays are being reported today due to snow at London City, Dublin, Amsterdam, Biarritz and Bilbao. With further snow expected in the UK, Ireland, France and Italy during t...More

 26/02/18     Weather Causing Flight Delays - Particularly at Rome Airports
Flight delays are being reported at various airports this morning due to strong winds or snow, with both Rome Ciampino and Rome Fiumicino being affected by the latter. Strong win...More

 25/02/18     Flight Delays in the Canary Isles Due to Wind
Eurocontrol are reporting high flight delays this afternoon due to very strong winds and heavy rain, with both Tenerife airports being closed to arrivals for a while....More

 19/02/18     Low Visibility Causing Flight Delays in the UK This Morning
Eurocontrol are reporting significant delays due to low visibility this morning at the UKs busier airports - Manchester, London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Luton, and London C...More

 12/02/18     London City Airport Closed due to WWII Bomb Nearby
London city airport has been closed and passengers told to keep away after a World War II bomb was found in the river Thames nearby. Current expectations are for the airport to ...More

 07/02/18     Snow Causing Flight Disrptions at Paris Airports This Morning
Snow is affecting Paris airports this morning. Eurocontrol are reporting high delays at Paris Orly airport while Paris Charles de Gaulle airport is closed to arrivals for 2 hours w...More

 21/01/18     Delays at Innsbruck This Morning Due to Heavy Snow
Eurocontrol are reporting that arrivals are unavailable until 11.00 at Innsbruck airport this morning due to heavy snow, with high delays expected after that time....More

 03/01/18     Strong Winds in UK and Northern Europe Expected to Cause Flight Disruption
Strong winds across the UK and northern Europe are expected to cause some flight disruption today. Eurocontrol are reporting significant delays at London Heathrow and Amsterdam du...More

 27/12/17     Snow Causing UK Flight Disruption This Afternoon
Eurocontrol are this afternoon reporting high delays at London Stansted and Luton airports due to snow. Strong winds are also causing some delays at London Heathrow-...More

 22/12/17     Flight Disruption at Bristol Airport Closed After Plane Leaves Runway
A stricken Embraer 145 Jet which left the tarmac while taxiing has caused the closure of the runway at Bristol airport today, resulting in flight diversions and cancellations. It...More

 21/12/17     Poor Visibility Causing Flight Dealays Again at UKs Busiest Airports
Eurocontrol are again reporting significant flight delays due to low visibility at London Heathrow, London Gatwick London Stansted, and also Manchester this morning....More

 20/12/17     Fog Causing Flight Disruptions Over London This Morning
Eurocontrol are reporting significant flight delays this morning at London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and London City airports due to low visibility....More

 11/12/17     Flight Disruptions Expected Again Today Due to Weather
Some flight disruptions are expected again today in the UK due to the weather conditions, and also in northern Europe as the bad weather moves in that direction, with fog, snow and...More

 10/12/17     Flight Disruptions Expected Due to Snow This Morning
As an area of snow sweeps across the southern UK and northern Europe, several airports are already reporting flight delays due to snow and wind. Eurocontrol are reporting signif...More

 08/12/17     Possible Flight Disruption Expected Today due to Weather Conitions
Storm Caroline is expecte to cause some disruption to flights in the UK today. Eurocontrol are reporting significant delays at London Heathrow this morning due to strong winds, ...More

 21/11/17     Flight Disruption at Amsterdam due to System Failure
Eurocontrol are reporting very high flight delays at Amsterdam airport today due to an Air Traffic Control system failure....More

 16/11/17     Delays This Morning Due to Fog and French Strike
Today, the middle day of the French strike affecting some air traffic control, is expected to see the most disruption to flights, with delays being reported. Meanwhile, Ryanair ha...More

 03/11/17     Low Visibility Causing Delays at Heathrow and Gatwick this Morning
According to Eurocontrol, significant flight delays are being caused by low visibility this morning at London Heathrow and Gatwick airports....More

 17/10/17     Fog in Central Europe Causing Delays This Morning
Eurocontrol are reporting significant delays at some airports in central Europe this morning due to fog, particularly Venice, Naples, Vienna and Zurich....More

 16/10/17     Hurricane Ophelia Expected to Cause Some Flight Disruption Today in Ireland and the UK
Strong winds caused by hurricane Ophelia are resulting in some flight cancellations today, particularly at Dublin airport. Though less servere winds are expected in southern UK,...More

 10/10/17     Delays Over France This Morning Due to ATC Strike Action
Significant flight delays are being reported by Eurocontrol over France this morning due to the French air traffic controllers strike action....More

 09/10/17     French Air Traffic Controllers Strike Expected to Affect Flights
A strike by French air traffic controllers from this evening until the early hours of Wednesday 11/10/17 is expected to cause cancellations and delays to flights to and from France...More

 05/10/17     Strong Winds Causing Delays at London and Amsterdam
Strong winds this morning are causing some delays at London and Amsterdam airports....More

 02/10/17     Monarch Ceases Trading
It has been announced this morning that Monarch has ceased trading and that the Civil Aviation Authority has already started flying some of the 110,000 customers back to the UK. ...More

 27/09/17     Fog Causing Delays in London Area This Morning
Eurocontrol are reporting delays in excess of 45 minutes this morning in the London area and Amsterdam due to fog....More

 11/09/17     Flight Disruption Possible due to French ATC STrike
A strike by one of the main French Air Traffic Control unions has called for strike action starting this afternoon and ending in the early hours of Wednesday. It is unclear how...More

 27/05/17     Widespread Computer Glitch Causes Havoc With British Airways Flights
World wide problems with British Airways computer systems have caused havoc, resulting in many delayed and cancelled flights today. Currently all BA flights from London Heathrow...More

 16/05/17     Greek Strike Action Expected to Affect Flights Tomorrow
Strike action in Greece tomorrow, wednesday 17/05/17, from 0800 to 1200, is expected to affect flights. Easyjet has stated that they will be making changes to schedules and cancell...More

 28/03/17     Flight Delays This Morning Over London Due to Fog
Significant flight delays are being reported at London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London City, London Luton and Stansted airports this morning due to low visibility....More

 22/03/17     Ryanair Website Out of Action for Upgrade
The Ryanair website is out of action this afternon, and is expected to remain out of action until the early hours of tomorrow morning, while the airline is updating the site. It i...More

 16/03/17     4 European Airports in the Top 10 of World According to Skytrax
In the recenly published list of the worlds best airports, 4 European airports are listed in the top 10. These are: Munich at number 4, down one place from last year. Zurich at...More

 06/03/17     A Week of Disruption Expected Due to French ATC Strikes
Air Traffic Controllers are starting strikes today which are expected to cause flight cancellations and delays. The strikes, which are planned to continue until Friday, are mostly ...More

 23/02/17     Delays Expected Today Due to Strong Winds Across the UK
Flight disruptions and delays are expected today due to the strong winds of storm Doris sweeping across the UK and northern Europe. The busier airports such as London Heathrow, Ga...More

 22/02/17     Strong Wind Causing Delays at Heathrow and Amsterdam Today
It is being reported that strong winds are causing significant delays today at London Heathrow and Amsterdam airports....More

 24/01/17     Fog Causing Delays in Southern England Again This Morning
Fog is causing disruption in southern England again this morning with delays being reported at London Heathrow, London Gatwick and London City. Delays due to fog are also being ...More

 23/01/17     Daleays Due to Fog in Southern England and Amsterdam
Delays due to fog are being reported this morning at London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London City, Southampton and Amsterdam airports....More

 10/01/17     Snow Causing Delays in Eastern and Central Europe
There are reports of significant delays due to snow at Istanbul Ataturk and Sabiha Gokcen airports. Delays due to snow or low visibility are also being reported at Frankfurt, Luxe...More

 06/01/17     Freezing Fog Causing Delays at London Gatwick This Morning
It is being reported that low visibility and freesing fog is causing delays at London Gatwick airport this morning....More

 31/12/16     Fog Causing Flight Delays Again Today
Significant flight delays are being reported at London Heathrow, London City, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, Southhampton and Amsterdam airports this morning due low visibility. It als...More

 22/12/16     Fog Causing Delays at London Airports Again Today
It is being reported by Eurocontrol that London Heathrow, Gatwick and City airports are experiencing significant delays due to fog this morning....More

 18/12/16     Fog Causing Delays at London Airports Again Today
London Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted are reported to be experiencing significant delays this morning due to fog. These dalays are expected to continue into the afternoon at Heat...More

 13/12/16     London Southern Rail 3 Days of Strikes Expected to Cause Travel Chaos
Southern Rail, the company that runs trains in much of southen London, will be affected by a drivers strike on the 13, 14, and 16th December resulting in no trains running in most ...More

 08/12/16     Fog Causing Delays in Central Europe This Morning
Flight delays are being caused by fog in central europe this morning, particularly at Madrid....More

 06/12/16     Delays at London Airports This Morning Due to Fog
Significant delays are being reported this morning at London Heathrow, London Gatwick and London City airports due to fog, with the effects expected to last all morning. Munich ...More

 01/11/16     London Airports Affected by Fog Again This Morning
London airports are once again affected by fog this morning with significant delays being reported. Amsterdam, Munich and Frankfurt airports are also reported to be suffering from...More

 31/10/16     Fog Causing Delays in London and Bristol Areas Again This Morning
Fog is causing flight delays at London airports again this morning, particularly London Heathrow and London City, with Bristol also reporting significant delays....More

 30/10/16     Fog Causing Delays at London and Amsterdam Airports this Morning
It is being reported that fog is causing significant flight delays this morning at all London airports plus Amsterdam. The fog is expected to disperse by mid morning but a knock...More

 26/10/16     Fog Affecting London and Northern Continental Europe This Morning
Fog this morning is reported to be causing delays at London airports plus Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris and Berlin. In most cases the fog is expected to clear during the morning but ...More

 23/10/16     Fog in Sothern UK and Northern Continental Europe This Morning
Southern UK and Northern Continental Europe (parts of France, Belgium and Germany) are being affected by fog early this morning, which although expected to clear, is causing some f...More

 12/10/16     Rome Ciampino Airport to Close For 15 Days For Runway Repairs
Rome Ciampino airport is to close for 15 days from Friday 14/10/16 for repairs to it's runway. Airlines are making changes to schedules, with some flights being moved to Rome Fiumi...More

 09/10/16     Greek ATC Strike Action Called Off
It has been reported that strike action by Greek air traffic controllers has been suspended but it is believed that some airlines had already cancelled flights....More

 08/10/16     Greek Industrial Action Expected to Cause Serious Disruption for next 5 Days
Industrial action planned by Greek air traffic controllers from the evening of 08/10/16 until the evening of 13/10/16 is expected to cause severe disruption to flights to and from ...More

 14/09/16     French Strike Starting This Evening Expected to Affect Flights
A french strike due to run from this evening until the early hours of Friday morning is expected to have some effect on flights t and from France. However, the severety of those...More

 20/08/16     Delays to Arrivals at Heathrow and Gatwick Due to Weather
There are reported delays to arrivals this morning at London Heathrow and London Gatwick due to thunder storm activity and strong winds....More

 11/08/16     Marseille Airport Reopens But Delays Posssible After Nearby Fire
Marseille airport, which closed for part of yesterday to facilitate firefighting aircraft fighting nearby scrubland, fires has reopened but disruption to flights (and transport in ...More

 04/08/16     Delays Reported at Heathrow and Porto due to Weather Conditions
It is being reported that there are moderate delays (increasing through the morning) to arrivals at London Heathrow airport today due to strong winds. Meanwhile moderate to high...More

 03/08/16     Strong Wind Causing Delays at Heathrow and Dublin
According to Eurocontrol, there are moderate delays this morning at London Heathrow and Dublin airports, due to strong winds....More

 02/08/16     Delays Reported at Dublin and Greek Island Airports
Eurocontrol are reporting high delays this morning at Dublin Airport due to weather conditions resulting in low visibility. Also today, common for this time of year on the Greek...More

 27/07/16     Air France Cancelling Flights Due to Strike Action
Aproximately one third of Air France cabin crew are expected to start a week long strike today which will impact strikes. The airline is stating on its website that it expects f...More

 23/07/16     Flight Delays Expected at Popular Holiday Destinations
Flight delays are being reported by Eurocontrol at a number of popular holiday destinations due to the amount of air traffic involved. These include Palma de Mallorca, Cannes, F...More

 05/07/16     Flight Disruption in France and Italy Today Due to Strike Action
More strike action by French air traffic controllers is expected to cause flight delays and cancellations today, with Ryanair reported to have cancelled at least 100 flights. Flig...More

 28/06/16     French Stikes Causing Flight Disruption Again
A strike by French air traffic controllers is causing flight cancellations and delays again today. Ryanair have published a list of nearly 150 flights they have cancelled. Flights...More

 23/06/16     Flight Disruption in France Today Due to Strike Action
Disruption, and cancellation of some flights to or from France, is expected today as the result of industrial action by French air traffic controllers....More

 17/06/16     Italian ATC Strike Expected to Affect Some Flights Today
A strike by Italian air traffic controllers from 1100 to 1500 GMT today is expected to cause some disruption to flight to and from Italian airports. Flights overflying Italy sho...More

 14/06/16     Flight Delays Reported Due to French Strike
It is being reported that strike action by French air traffic controllers is causing flight delays today 14/06/16. Airlines are advising passengers to check the status of their fl...More

 01/06/16     Strikes in France Expected to Cause Disrption to Flights
Strikes in France planned over the next three days which will include air traffic controllers (together with public transport in France) are expected to cause some disruption to fl...More

 26/05/16     Flight Delays and Cancellations Reported Due to French Strike
Flight delays accross France are being reported this morning by Eurocontrol due to strike action by French air traffic controllers. Ryanair have reported that they have beenn force...More

 18/05/16     Flight Disruption Exp19/95/16ected in France Due to Strike Action
Some disruption to flights in France is expected tomorrow 19/05/16 due to strike action. The likely affect is unknown at present but any disruption is likely to be at its worst in ...More

 11/05/16     Delays at London Airports Due to Weather
Delays are being reported this morning at London City and London Heathrow airports due to low cloud....More

 27/04/16     Strike Action in Germany and France to Affect Some Flights Today
Flights are expected to be affected by strike action at Frankfurt, Munich Cologne and possibly other German airports today. Also, strike action in France starting this evening a...More

 08/04/16     Italian ATC Strike Expected to Affect Some Flights Tomorrow
A strike by some air traffic controllers in Italy is expected to affect some flights tomorrow (09/04/16). The strike is due to run from 0800 to 1200hrs GMT (10am to 2pm local time)...More

 30/03/16     French Air Traffic Controllers Strike Expected to Cause Some Flight Disruption
A French strike by some air traffic controllers starting at 7pm local time today is expected to cause some disruption to flights to France or overflying France. Paris Orly airpo...More

 28/03/16     Delays possible at London and Amsterdam due to Wind
Delays are being reported this morning at London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London City and Amsterdam airports due to strong winds....More

 22/03/16     Brussels Zaventem Arport Closed this Morning
Brussels Zaventem airport is closed this morning until further notice as the result of two reported explosions earlier. Update - According to Eurocontrol, Brussels airport is ex...More

 20/03/16     Flights Affected by French Air Traffic Controllers Strike
A strike by French air traffic controllers planned for today and tomorrow is affecting flights to and from the country, and flights overflying France. The effect of the strike is ...More

 12/03/16     Further Flight Delays Due to Fog
Fog is causing flight delys once again this morning, particularly in the London area and northern Europe....More

 11/03/16     Flight Delays at London Airports due to Fog
Moderate delays are being reported at London Heathrow and London Gatwick airports this morning due to fog, while london City is reporting very high delays due to freezing fog....More

 02/03/16     Delays at London Heathrow Due to Wind
Delays are expected at London Heathrow today due to strong winds....More

 25/02/16     Delays at Manchester Due to Fog This Morning
Flight delays are expected at Manchester airport this morning due to forecast low visibility. Madrid is also suffering from fog....More

 08/02/16     Delays Due to Strong Winds in UK and Northern Europe
Some delays are expected today due to strong winds in southern UK and northern Europe....More

 31/01/16     Delays at Palma de Mallorca due to Fog
There have been significant delays at Palma de Mallorca this morning with flights unable to land in the fog....More

 26/01/16     Flight Delays Today due to French Strike Action
There are svery significant flight delays today due to Air Traffic Control strike action. This is affecting flights to French airports aand also flights passing through French air ...More

 23/01/16     Weather Affecting Munich and Turkey Flights
High delays are being reported at Munich airport this morning due to ice conditions, while Istanbul airports are reporting moderate delays due to snow....More

 30/12/15     Strong Winds in UK Expected to Affect Some Flights
Strong winds in the UK could affect some flights today....More

 10/12/15     Fog Causing Delays in UK and Northern Europe
Fog is causing flight delays this morning in London and across northern Europe. Flights at Paris Orly airport are also being affected by industrial action by the local met offi...More

 27/11/15     Fog Causing Delays in Northern Europe
Fog is causing some significant delays this morning in France, Holland, and Germany. Delays are are also being caused by the ATC industrial action at Reims, which is in its last f...More

 23/11/15     Flight Delays Expected in Eastern France Today
Flight delays are expected in eastern France today due to Air Traffic Control industrial action at Reims....More

 23/11/15     Delays at Tenerife South due to Disabled Aircraft
There are currently delays at Tenerife South airport due to a disabled aircraft on the runway, which has now been cleared....More

 09/11/15     Lufthansa Cabin Crew Strike Continues to Cause Flight Cancellations
The cabin crew strike at Lufthansa is continuing today and it is reported that the airline expects to cancel over 900 flights at Frankfurt, Munich and Dusseldorf. Both short and...More

 03/11/15     Fog This Morning but Now Lifting
There has once again been fog causing some flight delays in the UK and northern Europe but not expect to last as long as yesterday. Eurocontrol are generally reporting delays of up...More

 02/11/15     Fog Causing Delays This Morning
Fog is causing significant delays in the UK and northern Europe this morning, with Eurocontrol showing several areas with greater than 45 minutes delay....More

 05/08/15     Greek Strikes Expected to Cause Flight Disruption Today
A Greek Air Traffic Controllers strike today 05/08/15, running from 1400 to 1800hrs local time, is expected to cause delays and cancellations to flights to and from Greek airports....More

 13/07/15     Delays at London Heaathrow due to Protestors
There are currently flight delays at London Heathrow airport as the result of protest action earlier this morning forcing the airport to close one runway. Both runways are now r...More

 10/07/15     Spanish ATC Strike Tomorrow, 11th July
There is a planned Spanish air traffic controllers strike tomorrow, 11/07/15, from 8.00 to 11.00 GMT. According to Eurocontrol, manning levels should be at 80% of normal, and acti...More

 10/06/15     Spanish Air Traffic controllers Industrial Action Continues but Low Impact Expected
Continued action is planned on 8,10,12 and 14 of June from 0800-1000 and1600-1800 GMT on each day. However, according to Eurocontrol, a minimum service cover will be very close t...More

 07/06/15     Spanish Air Traffic controllers Industrial Action may cause disruptions this week
industrial action by Spanish Air Traffic controllers may cause some disruption to flights this week. Action is planned on 8,10,12 and 14 of June from 0800-1000 and1600-1800 GMT on...More

 05/06/15     Delays at London Heathrow due to Weather
London Heathrow airport is reporting this morning that thunderstorms in the area may cause some flight delays. ...More

 28/05/15     Further Flight Delays Expected in Belgium
Further flight delays are expected in Belgium today as the Air Traffic Control sytem is still recovering from the effects of the power failure yesterday....More

 27/05/15     Flight Disruptions Arround Brussels this morning due to an ATC Failure
Flights around Brussels are currently being disrupted due equipment failure. According to Eurocontrol, the disruptions are expected to continue until 1400 GMT....More

 07/05/15     Rome FCO Airport Closed due to Terminal Fire
It is being report that Rome Fiumicino airport is expected to be closed until 2.00pm local time due to a fire at Terminal 3. Flights are currently being either diverted or cance...More

 09/04/15     Second Day of French Stikes Causing Similar Disruptions
As the French air traffic controllers strike moves into it's second day the disruptions are similar to yesterday, with significant cancellations and delays across the country. Pas...More

 07/04/15     French Air Traffic Controllers Strike Expected to Cause Cancellations and Delays
A strike planned by French air traffic controllers to run from 0400 GMT on Wednesday 08/04/15 to 0400 GMT on Friday 10/04/15 is expected to cause flight delays and cancellations. ...More

 31/03/15     Flight Delays due to Strong winds Reported in Northern Europe
Flight delays due to strong wiinds are being reported this morning in northern europe, particularly at London and Amstedam....More

 30/03/15     Strong Winds Causing Delays at Amsterdam
Delays of over 45 minutes are being reporte by Eurocontrol at Amsterdam airport this morning due to strong winds. Delays are also reported at Vienna airport for the same reason....More

 20/03/15     Industrial Action Expected to Cause Flight Disruption in Italy
Industrial action in Italy today 20/03/15 by Air Traffic Control personel is expected to cause disruption to flights to and from the country. As this is a general strike, other ...More

 16/01/15     Italian Strike Action Today Expected to Cause Some Flight Disruption
Strike action planned from 1200 to 1600 UTC today 16/01/15, involving air traffic controllers is expected to cause some disruption to flights. The level of disruption appears un...More

 10/01/15     Strong Winds Causing Some Flight Delays in UK and Northern EuropeToday
Reports show that strong winds are causing some flight delays in the UK and northern Europe, particularly the busy airports of London Heathrow, Amsterdam, Salzburg, and Frankfurt....More

 13/12/14     National Strike in Belgium Will Affect Flights 14th and 15th December
A national strike in Belgium planned for tomorrow and Monday (14/12/14 and 15/12/14) is expected to severely disrupt flights. According to Eurocontrol, all Belgian airports will b...More

 12/12/14     ATC Computer Failure Causing Flight Delays Over Southern England
It is being reported by Eurocontrol and NATS that an Air Traffic Control computer failure is currently causing flights delays over southern England. For a while, no flights were ...More

 11/12/14     Italy Strike Action Expected to Cause Flight Disruptions Friday 12/12/14
Flights to and from Italy (and overflyng the country) are expected to be disrupted tomorrow (Friday 12/12/14) as a result of a general strike from 10.00 to 18.00 local time, plus a...More

 26/11/14     Greek Strike Action Expected to Disrupt Flights Tomorrow
A 24 hour strike by Air Traffic Controllers in Greece tomorrow 27/11/14 (starting at midnight local time)is expected to cause disruption to all flights to and from Greece. Passenge...More

 13/11/14     Italy Strike Action Expected to Cause Some Disruption Friday 14-11-14
Strike action in Italy on Friday 14/11/14 is expected to cause some disruption to air passengers. Easyjet have stated that they have cancelled some flights while Ryanair have stat...More

 06/11/14     Fog Causing Some Delays in Northern Europe this Morning
Fog in northern Europe this morning (06/11/14), particularly Heathrow, Amsterdam & Brussels, is likely to cause some delays to flights....More

 21/10/14     Strong Winds Expected to Cause Some Flight Disruption in UK Today
Strong winds are expected to cause some disruption to flights in the UK today 21/10/14, particularly busy airports. Heathrow has reported that 20% if its flights are likely to be c...More

 20/10/14     Lufthansa Pilots Strike this Afternoon
A strike by Lufthansa pilots of certain aircraft types, from 1300 to midnight CEST today 20-10-14 is expected to cause disruption to short and medium haul flights. Passengers ar...More

 07/10/14     Strike Action to Affect Easyjet Flights to and From Italy Tomorrow
Strike action by Easyjet cabin crew in Italy tomorrow (08/10/14) is expected to have an imact on flights although the airline states they are taking action to minimise the disrupti...More

 29/09/14     Air France Expects Flights to Start Returning to Normal From Tuesday
As the Air France strike which has been onging for the last two weeks comes to an end, it is being reported that the airline expects flights to gradually return to normal from tomo...More

 22/09/14     Air France Strike Action Causing More Flight Disruption This Week
The strike action by Air France pilots has been extended into this week causing the disruption to flights to continue. It is reported that Air France expects to cancel over half it...More

 15/09/14     Air France Cancels Flights a the Start of a Week Long Strike
On the first day of a week long strike planned by the union representing the majority of Air France pilots, the airline is reported to have cancelled over 500 flights, just over ha...More

 10/09/14     Strike by Lufthansa Pilots at Munich Today
A strike by Lufthansa pilots at their Munich hub is planned today 10/09/14 from 10.00 to 18.00 CEST (08.00 - 16.00 GMT). This is expected to severely disrupt flights there. How...More

 05/09/14     Italian ATC Strike Tomorrow Expect to Cause Flight Disruption
A strike by Italian Air Traffic Controllers tomorrow 06/09/14 from 1030 to 1430 UTC is expected to cause disruption to flights to and from Italy. Ryanair have announced that 96 ...More

 30/08/14     Flight Delays Expected northern Spain This Morning
Due to a reported radar failure at Madrid this morning (30/08/14) flight delays are expected in northern Spain....More

 10/08/14     UK Weather Expected to Cause Travel Disruption
As the tail end of Hurricane Bertha sweeps accross the UK some disruption to flights is possible. Passengers are advised to check with their airline for specific details and allow...More

 01/08/14     Air France Ground Workers Strike Expected 2nd August
A strike by Air France ground workers is epected to go ahead tomorrow, 02/08/14. The Air France website states: "An Air France ground staff strike planned for Saturday 2 Augu...More

 25/06/14     Belgian ATC strike confirmed
Eurocontrol have confirmed that the Belgian Air Traffic Control strike will take place from 1645-1845 GMT today, during which time, only emergency flights will be given ATC support...More

 24/06/14     French Strike Continues and Possibly Spreads to Belgium
The significant flight disruption by the French air traffic controllers strike (which caused Ryanair to cancel 96 flights today) is expected to continue tomorrow, according to Euro...More

 23/06/14     French Strike Action 24th to 30th June Expected to Cause Flight Disruptions
French strike action planned for the 24th to 39th June is expected to cause some disruption to flights. Today it has been confirmed that the largest union involved has pulled out o...More

 10/06/14     Work Sarts on New Istanbul Airport
Work officially started on 07/06/14 on Istanbul's third airport which could be the worlds largest when completed. The airport is beng built in an area which is currently forested ...More

 06/06/14     Further Delays Possible at Bristol Airport Today
Bristol airport have announced that further delays are possible today after the terminal was brought to a standstill in the early hours of the morning due to a power failure caused...More

 29/05/14     Strike by Italian Airport Ground Staff Tomorrow Expected to Cause Flight Disruption
A strike due to last all day tomorrow Friday 30th May is expected to cause widespread disruption to flights and some cancellations. Passengers should check with their airline fo...More

 14/05/14     Strike Action by French Air Traffilc Controllers Expected to Cause Flight Disruption
Strike action by French air traffic controllers tomorrow (15/05/14) is expected to cause delays and possible cancellations. ...More

 09/05/14     Morning Update 9th May
Strong winds over southern UK and northern continental Europe may cause some disruptions to flights this morning....More

 05/05/14     Morning Update 5th May
Delays have been reported this morning at Porto, Portugal, due to fog. The 3 day industria action on the London Underground is likely to start affecting services from 9pm today....More

 05/05/14     London Tube Strike Suspended
It has been announced by London Underground that the strke action which had been due to start disruption this evening, has now been suspended....More

 30/04/14     Morning Update 30th April
A foggy start to the day over London cuasing some delays, particularly at London City Airport. Slight delays also being reported over most of southern England and the Netherlands. ...More

 29/04/14     Update 29th April
An incedent has caused the closure of the runway at East Midlands Airports this morning resulting in delays and cancellations there. Slight delays are also being reported over sou...More

 28/04/14     Update 28th April
No significant delays being reported this morning although delays are expected at cyprus as usual...More

 26/04/14     London Rail Travel Disruption Expected 28th - 30th April Due to Strike Action
Strike action on the London Underground planned for 29th and 30th of April is expected to disrupt travel from the evening of 28th at around 9.30pm. According to Transport for Lo...More

 25/04/14     Morning Update 25th April
Delays are being reported at Brussels Airport due single runway in use....More

 24/04/14     Update 24rd April
Slight delays being reported this morning along the English Channel area. Also fog at Berlin....More

 23/04/14     Update 23rd April
Delays are being reported over Cyprus this morning due to Air Traffic Control capacity, and slight delays at Paris CDG due to low visibility....More

 23/04/14     Flybe to start domestic flights from London City Airport
Flybe has announced that from 27th of October, they will have flights between London City Airport and Inverness, Exeter, Belfast City, Edinburgh, and Dublin. Each route is expec...More

 26/03/14     German Strike to Affect Some Airports Tomorrow
Strike action by groundworkers tomorrow, 27th March, is expected to cause flight delays and cancellations at Cologne-Bonn, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Stuttgart, Munich and Frank...More

 20/03/14     Strike Action Causing Delays in Brest Area of France Today
Delays are being cuased today, 20th March, in the Brest area of north west France due to industrial action which is expected to last until early evening....More

 17/03/14     French Strike Tuesday 18/03/14 Expected to Cause Disruptions
According to Eurocontrol, a strike by French air traffic controllers tomorrow Tuesday 18/03/14 has resulted in a call for a 30% reduction of flights at Paris and a 20% reduction at...More

 21/02/14     Strike at Frankfurt Airport Expected to Cause Delays 21/02/14
Strike action by security staff at Frankfurt airport today is expected to cause significant delays and possibly cancellations. Passengers travelling to or from Frankfurt are advis...More

 28/01/14     Strike Action Threatens Flights Across Parts of Europe
Strike action by air traffic controllers is expected to cause flight disruption at various time over the next three days to varying degrees in Italy, France, Portugal, Slovakia, Cz...More

 12/12/13     Fog Again Causes Flight Disruptions in Southern England
It is being reported that fog is again causing disruption to flights in southern England this morning. There are also reports of fog elsewhere in northern Europe....More

 11/12/13     Fog Causes Flight Disruptions in Southern England
Thick fog is causing flight delays and cancellations this morning at London Heathrow, London City, and Southampton airports. However reports indicate that flights are not being di...More

 07/12/13     Flight Delays Across Southern UK and Ireland Due to ATC Technical Issues
It is being reported that due to an Air Traffic Control equipment failure, there are widespread flight delays across southern United Kingdom and parts of Ireland this morning. Eu...More

 05/12/13     Strong Winds in UK and Northern Europe Expected to Disrupt Flights
Strong winds in the United Kingdom and northenr Europe are expected to cause some disruption to flights today. Passengers are advised to check with their airline for more specif...More

 22/11/13     Strike Action Expected to Affect Flights at Milan Airports Today
Strike action by ground staff is expected to cause flight delays or cancellations at Milan Linate and Malpensa airports today. Easyjet have stated on their website that they hav...More

 28/10/13     Strong Wind Causing Widespread Travel Disruption Across UK
As is widely reported in the news, strong winds and flooding are causing cancellations an delays to all forms of transport across the southern UK today....More

 17/10/13     Italian Strike to affect Flights on Friday 18th October
A national strike planned for tomorrow, Friday the 18th of October in Italy is expected to cause disruption to flights. Air trafic controllers are expected to be on strike from 1p...More

 08/10/13     French Industrial Action Expected to Cause Flight Disruption 10/10/13
After news reports about widespread industrial action across Europe on 10/10/2013 followed by reports that it had been called off, it appears that industrial action will take place...More

 09/09/13     Strike Action in France May Affect Flights
Strike action by French public sector workers may have an efffect on flights to or across France, starting this evening, and finishing on Wednesday morning. Currently, any disru...More

 16/07/13     General Strike in Greece Today May Affect Flights
A general strike in Greece today may have an impact on flights to and from the country though the situation is unclear according to Eurocontrol....More

 27/06/13     Strikes in Portugal Expected to Disrupt Flights Today
As a result of industrial action in Portugal today, flight cancellations or delays are expected, together with public transport disruptions. Easyjet have announced the cancellat...More

 12/06/13     French ATC Strike Continues with Further Reduction in Flight Numbers
The French air traffic controllers strike action is continuing today with the French authorities asking for a further 25% reduction in flights in some areas. It is now reported ...More

 10/06/13     3 Day French Strike This Week Expected to Disrupt Fights
A planned 3 day strike by French air trafic controllers, starting tomorrow (Tuesday) morning, is expected to result in a 50% reduction of flights. Easyjet are stating that they...More

 15/05/13     Baggage Handlers Strike Continues at Brussels Airport
The baggage handlers strike by Swissport staff at Brussels airport, handling baggage for 33 of the airport's airlines, is continuing to affect passengers. A list of airlines aff...More

 15/05/13     Greek Strike Action Tomorrow Expected to Affect Flights
Strike action by Greek air traffic controllers planned for tomorrow is expected to affect flights to and from Greece, according to information released by Eurocontrol. Easyjet ...More

 13/05/13     Baggage Handlers Strike Causing Disruptions at Brussels Airport
A strike today by some baggage handlers at Brussels airport is causing disruption to flights. It has been reported that Lufthansa has cancelled some flights and Brussels Airlines...More

 21/04/13     Strike Action Expected to Affect Many Lufthansa Flights Tomorrow
Planned strike action is expected to result in a large number of cancellations and delays of Lufthansa flights tomorrow, 22nd April, according to the airlines website. The website...More

 07/04/13     Genoa Airspace Closed due to WWII Bomb
Genoa airport airspce is reportedly closed today, 7th April, from 0830 to 1830hrs while an unexploded WWII is defused in the port area of Genoa, close to the airport. Some fligh...More

 12/03/13     Snow and Cold Causing Flight Disruption in the UK and Northern Europe
Delays and some cancellations are being caused by snow, and the need for de-icing aircraft, across much of southern UK and northern Europe this morning. Roads are also being affect...More

 03/03/13     Second Wave of Iberia Strikes Expected to Cause Further Disruption This Week
The second wave of strikes in the current Iberia dispute is planned to run from 4th to 8th March, causimg the cancelation of a large number of Iberia, Vueling, Iberia Express and A...More

 19/02/13     Iberia Strike Causing Flight Cancellations
On the second day of the strike by Iberia ground staff and cabin crew scheduled to run from 18th to 22nd February, the airline is listing over 200 flight cancellations today. News...More

 31/01/13     French industrial Action Affecting Flights
Industrial action by some French air traffic controllers is reported to be causing some flight delays today. Passengers travelling to or from France are advised to check with th...More

 21/01/13     Snow and Poor Visibility Affecting Many Airports
Fresh falls of snow and poor visibility is affecting airports in the UK and northern europe this morning and it is expected that this will cause some flight disruption. There are ...More

 18/01/13     Snow Expected to Disrupt Flights
Snow is expected across much of the UK and northern Europe during today and over the week end with disruption to flights expected. Passengers are advised to check with their ai...More

 10/01/13     Finnair Rated the Worlds Safest Airline
According to a report published this week by the Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre, Finnair is the safest airline in the world. Their rating system looks at serious ince...More

 08/01/13     The Berlin Airport Opening Delayed Again
It has been announced that the opening of the new Berlin Brandenburg airport has been delayed yet again, with no new date being given. The airport (which is to replace both Tege...More

 13/11/12     Strike Action Across Europe Likely to Affect Flights 14th to 16th November
General strike action across Europe over the next 3 days is likely to affect some flights. Tomorrow, Easyjet have announced the cancellation of 26 flights to or from Spain, Italy,...More

 09/11/12     Iberia to Cut 4500 Jobs in Company Re - Structuring
IAG, the group which owns both Iberia and British Airways, has announced today that Iberia is to cut it's workforce by 4500 and reduce it's fleet by 25 aircraft in a restructuring ...More

 24/10/12     WOW air takes over Iceland Express
It has been announced that Iceland Express has been taken over by the relatively new Icelandic airline, WOW air, and that all flights will be under the WOW air brand in future. I...More

 24/10/12     European Court of Justice Clarifies Compensation Entitlement for Delayed Passengers
After a lengthy court battle involving TUI, British Airways, and Easyjet, who were claiming that they were not liable to pay compensation to passengers whose flights were delayed, ...More

 22/10/12     French Strikes Expected to Affect Flights and Other Transport This Week
Strikes in France this week, due to start this evening, are likely to affect flights to France or through French airspace. However the extent of those effects are unknown and we a...More

 17/10/12     London Gatwick to Look at the Options for a Second Runway
London Gatwick Airport have announced today that they are to look into the options for building a second runway at the airport. However, they also stated that they will honour the ...More

 05/10/12     Think Tank Report Recomments Expansion at London Heathrow
A publication named Bigger and Quieter, released today from the think tank, Policy Exchange, recommends the building of 4 new runways immediately to the west of the existing runway...More

 05/10/12     Wizz Air to Charge for Carry on Bags Over a Certain Size
Wizz Air have announced that from 24th October ( with a small number of exceptions) they are introducing a charge of 10 Euros for carry on cabin baggage with dimensions exceeding 4...More

 26/09/12     Greece General Strike Affecting Flights
The general strike in Greece today, which includes some Air Traffic Controllers, is expected to have a serious affect on flights, although it is understood that overflights (those ...More

 06/09/12     Lufthansa Strike to be More Widespread Friday 07/09/12
The cabin crew union involved in strike action at Lufthansa have announced a more widespread 24 hour strike on Friday 7th September. The airline is posting a large number of cance...More

 04/09/12     Lufthansa Strike Causing Flight Cancellations and Disruptions
Lufthansa Cabin Crew are due to strike again today from 5:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m (German local time) at Berlin-Tegel, from 06:00 a.m. to 02:00 p.m. at Frankfurt and from 01:00 p.m. to...More

 30/08/12     Lufthansa Cabin Crew Strike Action Expected But Unknown
After the breakdown of nogations between Lufthansa and the union representing cabin crew, strike action has been expected. However according to a statement by Lufthansa at 7.30 thi...More

 30/08/12     Lufthansa Cabin Crew Strike Action Expected on Friday 1st August
Strike action by Lufthansa cabin crew is now expected from 5am to 1pm German time on Friday morning 31st August. The states that some flight delays or cancellations are possible. ...More

 29/08/12     Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Back to Normal After 2 Scares Today
A number of flights were delayed or cancelled at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport earlier today, however things should be back to normal now. The problems were caused by the discovery...More

 21/08/12     BAA To Sell London Stansted Airport and Ryanair is Interested
After being told to sell Stansted airport by the Competition Commision three years ago, it is understood that BAA have now decided to end their lengthy legal battle against that de...More

 04/06/12     Norwegian Airport Security Staff Strike Causing Disruptions to Passengers
A strike among airport security staff in Norway has been causing disruptions to some flights and long waiting times at airport security. Norwegian Air Shuttle are advising passe...More

 22/05/12     Swedish Airline Skyways Files for Bankruptcy
The swedish airline Skyways has announced on it's website that is filing for bankruptcy. The airline, which traded under the names Skyways Express AB and City Airline AB, flew mo...More

 09/05/12     Border Agency Strike Starts Later Today But Only Minor Effects Anticipated
As part of a strike called for tomorrow by the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) Union, some UK Border Agency staff are expected to fail to turn up for work, starting this after...More

 09/05/12     Portuguese Air Traffic Control Strike on Friday May Cause Disruptions
Portuguese Air Traffic Control workers are expected to go on strike for 3 periods of 2 hours each on Friday. This is expected to cause some disruption but airlines are understoo...More

 08/05/12     Brandenburg Airport Opening to be Delayed
It is being reported that the openeing of the new Berlin Brandenburg airport, due on 3rd of June, is likely to be delayed until August at the earliest. The airport, designed to...More

 03/05/12     Easyjet Calls for Long Term Imrovements at Luton Airport
Easyjet has today published a Strategic Vision for London Luton Airport (where the airline has it's headquarters and is the airports largest operator), following on from the recent...More

 03/05/12     bmibaby to be Grounded in September This Year
It is being reported that bmibaby is to be grounded later this year. The airline now belongs to IAG, the parent company of British Airways, who originally agreed to only buy BMI fr...More

 09/04/12     Iberia Pilots Strike Causes Flight Cancellations Today - More Expected
A large number of flights by Iberia, including fllights between London and Madrid, have been cancelled today as a result of the pilots strike. Furthermore, the pilots union have ...More

 02/04/12     Extensive Flights Delays in France Due to Industrial Action
Extensive flight delays are being reported in France this morning due to industrial action by French air traffic controllers, which is expected to continue until tomorrow. Passe...More

 01/04/12     French Strike May Cause Travel Disruptions 1st - 3rd April
Strike action in France, due to start at 1900 hrs today, and continuing until Tuesday 3rd April, is expected to include some Air Traffic Controllers, and may cause some disruption ...More

 31/03/12     BA Parent Compny get Go-Ahead fo BMI Purchase
IAG, the parent company of British Airways and Iberia, have been given the all clear for the purchase of BMI by the EU Competetion Commission, after IAG agreed to give up some of t...More

 28/03/12     Spanish flights Cancelled Ahead of Tomorrows Strike
A number of airlines, including Easyjet and Ryanair, air announcing flight cancellations due to tomorrows General strike in Spain. British Airways however are stating that flights...More

 27/03/12     Ground Handlers Strikes Causing Disruption Today in Germany - and Possibly Italy
Strikes by gound handlers have been causing disruption to flights in Germany this morning. These are being labelled as warning strikes, and are expected to last for this morning on...More

 26/03/12     General Strike Spain 29/03/12 Expected to Affect Transport
A general strike, called by the two biggest unions in Spain, is expected to impact transport, although at present the affect on flights is unknown. The official information is t...More

 26/03/12     Easyjet Launches New Routes from London Southend Airport
Easyjet's Inaugural flight will fly from London Southend Airport today, the airline's newest base, heading for Barcelona. Carolyn McCall, chief executive of easyJet, commented; ...More

 22/03/12     Portugal General Strike Having Limited Effect on Flights
Portugal is seeing the planned general strike today, but according to Eurocontrol, it is having a limited affect on air traffic. However, passengers should be prepared for disru...More

 27/02/12     Air Berlin Claims Fuel Efficiency Record
Air Berlin are claiming to hold the record for the best fuel economy for any European network carrier, having improved it's fuel economy by a further 1.5% in 2011, achiving a figur...More

 26/02/12     Further Strike Action Expected at Frankfurt Airport
After the strike by ground workers at Frankfurt airport, Germany, ended earlier than expected last week, they are now planning further action from 9.00pm today (Sunday 26th Feb) un...More

 21/02/12     Frankfurt Airport Strike Set to Last All Week
It has been announced that the strike by ground workers at Frankfurt airport that has already been causing flight disrutpions, is now planned to last until Friday. Passengers sh...More

 20/02/12     Frankfurt Airport Strike Expected for Tomorrow Also
The strike currently taking place by ground workers at Frankfurt airport is now expected to continue until tomorrow, according to the airport's website. Disruption to flights is...More

 19/02/12     Frankfurt Airport Strike Planned for Monday 20th February.
It has been anounced that further strike action by ground workers is planned at Frankfurt airport, lasting for 24 hrs, commencing at 5 am on Monday 20th February. Disruptions to...More

 16/02/12     Disruptions Expected From Groundworkers Strike at Frankfurt
A planned strike today at Frankfurt airport, Germany, from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday, February 17 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. is expected to cause flight disruptions. Passengers are...More

 06/02/12     Air France Expecting Fllight Disruptions Due to Industrial Action 6-9 February
Air France is expecting the industrial action planned by some unions from 6th to 9th of February to cause some disruptions to flights in that period. The airline is not stating ...More

 06/02/12     Ryanair to Open New Base in Budapest Following the Demise of Malev
Ryanair has announced that from the 17th of February they are to set up a base 4 aircraft at the Hungary capital of Budapest, with 31 new routes flying from there. This announce...More

 04/02/12     Much of Europe Affected by Weather - Cancellations Expected at Heathrow
As the cold and snow still affects much of northern and eastern Europe, London Heathrow airport is expecting to cancel 30% of it's flights tomorrow due to expected snow. The airpo...More

 03/02/12     Malev Hungarian Airlines Ceases Operations
The Hungarian flag carrier airline, Malev ceased flying operations at 6am this morning, according to the airline's website. The airline had been struggling financially for some ti...More

 29/01/12     Belgium General Strike to Affect Flights and Other Transport
The general strike in Belgium, planned to run from 9pm this evening until 9pm on Monday 30/01/12 is expected to have a widespread effect on transportion, including some flights. A...More

 27/01/12     Spanair Ceases Flying Operations
It has been reported today that the Spanish airline Spanair has ceased operations - this news is confimed on the airline's own website. The airline which flew a number of domestic...More

 11/01/12     Record Passenger Numbers at Heathrow Encourages Renewed Calls for Third Runway
Recently published passenger numbers for London Heathrow airport show 2011 to have been a record year with 69.4 million passengers passing through, compared to the previous record ...More

 09/01/12     Iberia Pilots Strike Causes Flight Cancellations Today and Wednesday
It is being reported that industrial action by Iberia pilots has caused the cancellation of some flights today between London and Madrid, with further cancellations expected on Wed...More

 30/12/11     Iberia Pilots Strike Causes Flight Cancellations
It is being reported that Iberia have been forced to cancel 30% of their flights today due to a one day strike by pilots. Upto half of Iberia's flights between London Heathrow and ...More

 22/12/11     BA Owners Announce Binding Deal for BMI Purchase From Lufthansa
IAG, the group that owns British Airways and Iberia, have announced today that they have a binding deal to purchase BMI from Lufthansa. The deal does not however include bmibaby or...More

 21/12/11     Flights to Belgium Affected by Tomorrows Strike
According to Eurocontrol, Liege airport is expected to be closed for 24 hrs from 10 this evening due to public servants/transportation strikes in Belgium, however Brussels airport ...More

 16/12/11     Weather Problems at a Number of UK Airports Today
The weather has been causing flight delays at a number of UK airports today. London Heathrow and London Gatwick were affected by strong wind this morning while London Luton was aff...More

 21/11/11     Second Day of Fog in Northern Europe CAuses Delays
The second day of morning fog in northern Europe, including London has caused delays, and in some cases cancellations of flights. Weather conditions are reported to have improved n...More

 21/11/11     Disruptions Expected by Portugal Flights on 23rd Nov
Planned strike action in Portugal is expected to impact flights to and from the country from 9pm UTC on the 23 Nov to 4 am UTC on 25th Nov. Passengers are advised to check with ...More

 16/11/11     Italy Air Traffic Controllers Strike Expected Tomorrow Afternoon
It is being reported that an Italian air traffic controllers strike is expected from 12 noon to 4pm Central European time tomorrow. According to Eurocontrol, the strike is not expe...More

 04/11/11     BA Parent Company to Buy BMI From Lufthansa
It has been announced today that the International Airlines Group has agreed in principal to the purchase of of BMI from Lufthansa. IAG was set up as the parent company for British...More

 28/10/11     Week- End Strike By AirFrance Cabin Crew
AirFrance cabin crew belonging to several trades unions are to take part in industrial action from 29th October to 2nd November - covering the holiday week-end. AirFrance are repo...More

 21/10/11     New Runway at Frankfurt Airport Set to Open Today
The new runway at Frankfurt Airport (the airports 4th runway) is due to be officially opened today. At a reported cost of 760 million Euros, and with careful consideration of the ...More

 18/10/11     Greek Strike Tonight Expected to Affect Flights
A strike in Greece starting at midnight tonight is expected to cause flight disruptions. It had originally been announced that the strike was expected to last 48 hrs but, according...More

 10/10/11     French Air Traffic Controllers Strike Expected Today Until Wednesday
A French Air Traffic Controllers strike is expected to start at 6.45pm BST and last until 6.am Wednesday morning (affecting different aeas of France at different times). The Fren...More

 04/10/11     Industrial Action Expected to Affect Flights in Greece Tomorrow
Strike action involving Greek Air Traffic Controllers is expected to go ahead for 5th October, starting at midnight tonight and lasting for 24hrs. Those travelling to or within ...More

 22/09/11     Industrial Action Expected to Affect Flights to Greece Today
I is being reported that industrial action by Greek Air Traffic Controllers is expected today, for 3 hours in the middle of the day. Easyjet are stating that they have no flight...More

 06/09/11     Italian Air Traffic Control Strike Expected to Disrupt Flights
Strikes in Italy today, which are believed to include one union of Air Traffic Controllers, are expected to cause disruptions to flights. The strike is due to run from 10am to 6p...More

 12/08/11     Olymics Test Cycle Race Could Affect Heathrow and Gatwick Access on Sunday
An Olympic test cycle race to be held on Sunday 14/08/11 and covering a distance of 140Km is expected to cause disruption to some traffic heading for Heathrow or Gatwick airports f...More

 09/08/11     German Air Traffic Controllers Strike Averted
It is being reported that the German air traffic ccntrollers strike planned for this morning was averted at the last moment, as the dispute was moved to arbitration. It is unclear...More

 08/08/11     Possible German Air Traffic Controllers Strike Tomorrow
There is a possiblity of an air traffic controllers strike affecting much of Germany tomorrow, Tuesday 9th August. The strike is timed to run from 6am to 12 miday Central Europea...More

 01/07/11     Flybe Announce Joint Venture With Finnair
Flybe has announced that, as the resutl of a joint venture with Finnair, they have bought Finnish Commuter Airlines, Finlands largest domestic airline. Flybe will have a 60% stake...More

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 29/06/11     UK Border Agency Staff to Join Tomorrow's Strike
Disruption is expected at UK Airports this evening and tomorrow as UK Border Agency staff join the public sector strike starting at 6 pm. It is being reported that the UK Border...More

 28/06/11     Greek Strikes Expected to Cause Flight Disruptions
A General strike in Greece today and tomorrow is expected to cause serious disruption to flights to and from the country, although other flights through Greek airspace are not expe...More

 16/06/11     Easyjet Announce Sothend Airport Routes for 2012
Easyjet has announced that it is start flying from London Southend Airport in Essex during April 2012, by which time the airports new multi-million pound terminal will have been co...More

 09/06/11     Strike Causes Dusruption at Brussels Airport
It is being reported that a strike by ground handlers at Brussels airport is cuasing flight disruptions for some airlines today. However, although Brussels Airport lists over 40...More

 30/05/11     French Air Traffic Controllers Strike Expected May Affect Flights
As part of a French Civil Servants strike, Air Traffic Control over France is expecting some disruption from approximately 7pm CET today until 7 am on Wednesday. According to Eu...More

 26/05/11     Eurocontrol States No European Airspace is Currently Closed
According to Eurocontrol this morning, no airspace is currently closed due to volcanic ash. It does state however that: "According to the Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC) in ...More

 25/05/11     Bremen and Hamburg Airports Closed in Northern Germany
It is being reported that Bremen and Hamburg airports are closed this morning due to the volcanic ash cloud, and Berlin may be affected later. The ash prediction maps issued by ...More

 25/05/11     German Airports Re-Open after Earlier Closures
The German airports of Bremen, Hamburg, and Berlin have re-opened after being closed for a few hours earlier today. Eurocontrol has stated that approximately 450 flights were ca...More

 24/05/11     Volcanic Ash Expected to Spread Causing Some Disruption
The volcanic ash cloud is forecast to spread into parts of northern England today, with mostly low levels covering the North Sea. Higher levels of ash could reach the coastline of ...More

 24/05/11     500 Flights Cancelled Today Due to Volcanic Ash
According to Eurocontrol, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation, approximately 500 flights have been cancelled today due to the Icelandic volcanic ash, out of ...More

 23/05/11     Volcanic Ash Moving Towards Scotland but the Aviation Industry is Better Prepared
While Eurocontrol is reporting that there has been no significant impact on flights today, the latest predictions by the Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre in London show the ash cloud f...More

 23/05/11     Loganair Cancels Regional Flights in Scotland Tomorrow Morning
The regional airline Loganair, based at Glasgow, has, according to it's website cancelled all flights between 0600 and 1300hrs tomorrow (except for inter-isles flights in Orkney) d...More

 23/05/11     BA, KLM, Easyjet, Flybe, Loganair and Eastern Airways Cancel Scotland Flights
It is being reported that British Airways, KLM, Easyjet, Flybe, Lopganair, and Eastern Airways have now cancelled flights to, or within Scotland tomorrow, due to the volcanic ash c...More

 22/05/11     Volcanic Eruption Closes Iceland's Main Airport
Iceland's most active volcano is currently producing an ash cloud which has closed Keflavic Airport, the International airport near the capital Reykjavik. The volcanic ash cloud...More

 11/05/11     One Day Strike in Greece Causes Travel Disruptions
A one day strike called by two of the country's biggest unions is expected to cause travel disruptions today. Disruptions are expected to flights in Greek airspace due to air traf...More

 28/04/11     Plymouth Airport to Close by the End of the Year
It is being reported today that Plymouth City Airport is to close by the end of the year after continuing to suffer financial losses. The airport, which had lost the Air Southwe...More

 28/03/11     British Airways Cabin Crew Vote to Strike Again
Unite, the union representing British Airways cabin crew in the long running dispute with the airline, have announced today that their members have voted in favour of further strik...More

 25/03/11     Spanish Airport Workers Agree to Call Off Strike Threat
After an agreement between Aena, the Spanish Airport Authority, and the trade unions involved in threatened strike action which would have closed all Spanish Internationa airports ...More

 24/03/11     New Terminal Opens at Alicante Airport
Having been officially opened yesterday, the new terminal at Alicante Airport in Spain opened to the public today, replacing the two existing terminals. The new building, which ...More

 24/03/11     BAA to Invest 50 Million GBP to Improve Winter Readiness
After having been critisised by the Begg Report for not being sufficiently prepared for the exceptional weather in December, BAA (who run Heathrow airport) are now to spend 50 Mill...More

 21/03/11     Trapani Airport Closure Causes Ryanair Route Change
Trapani airport on the island of Sicily, Italy, has been closed to civilian aircraft (it also operates as a military airfield) for an indefinite period, causing Ryanair to fly to P...More

 09/03/11     Spanish Airport Workers Threat of 22 Strike days from April to August
Three unions of airport workes in Spain (CCOO, UGT and USO) have threatened to take industrial action which would close all airports in Spain run by Aena (this includes all Spanish...More

 09/02/11     Jet2 Increse Flights to Spain and Portugal This Summer
In an announcement yesterday from Jet2: "Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have gone on sale today with more flights to Spain and Portugal. Following on from overwhelming customer demand n...More

 08/02/11     Air Berlin Now Flying From London Gatwick Airport
Air Berlin have this week commenced flights from London Gatwick airport, flying direct to Hanover and Nuremburg. In the press releasse from Air Berlin in January about the expecte...More

 07/02/11     Easyjet Launches its First Route to Brussels
Brian Simpson, North West MEP and Chairman of the European Parliaments Transport Committee today joined Paul Simmons, easyJets UK General Manager at the Liverpool launch of the a...More

 26/01/11     Ryanair Re-introduce Manchester Routes
A year after Ryanair ceased flights from Manchester (escept for the Dublin route) after attempting to get landing fees reduced, new routes have now been announced. According to ...More

 21/01/11     London City Airport Wins Court Case for More Flights
London City Airport won a court case yesterday clearing the way for an increase in the number of flights from the airport from 80,000 per year to 120,000. Permission had been gr...More

 21/12/10     European Commission to Monitor Snow Chaos at Airports
Siim Kallas, the European Union transport Commissioner, has critisised European airports for the chaos that haas resulted from the snow conditions of the last few weeks stating: "...More

 20/12/10     Arctic Weather Continues to Seriously Disrupt UK Xmas Travel
Flights to and from the UK continue to be seriously disrupted by current weather conditions. London Heathrow continues to be restricting flights to approximately one third of norm...More

 17/12/10     More Flight Disruptions Across Europe Caused by Snow
After the worst snow for 25 years in Northern Ireland closed Belfast City, Belfast International, and Derry airports, further snow is expected tonight and into Saturday in the UK w...More

 16/12/10     Schipol Airport in Amsterdam Now Provides Free WiFi Internet Acces
Amsterdam's Schipol airport has announced today that they are now providing free internet access in the whole airport for upto one hour. Those who wish to use the service for a ...More

 10/12/10     Finnair Getting Back to Normal After Strike Action Ends
Finnair have announced today that flights are gradually getting back to normal after the end of the strike action which had caused disruption to flight schedules during the last we...More

 08/12/10     Some Paris Flights Cancelled Due To Expected Bad Weather
It has been reported that 20% of flights at Paris CDG airport are expected to be cancelled today due to anticipated snow. Airlines had an early warning of this and should be abl...More

 07/12/10     Finnair Disruption by Cabin Crew Industrial Action May Worsen
Finnair are reporting that flights have been disrupted by cabin crew industrial action for the past week but are endeavouring to keep the disruption to a minimum. However, it is...More

 05/12/10     Spain Flights Getting Back to Normal
According to reports, flights to and from Spain are getting back to normal after the disruption caused by the air traffic controllers industial action. However the backlog is li...More

 04/12/10     Spain Air Traffic Control Industrial Action Cancels Many Spanish Flights
The Spanish air traffic controllers ongoing dispute over pay and hours escalated going into the weekend following the government's announcement of austerity plans for privatisation...More

 01/12/10     Snow Closes Gatwick and Edinburgh AirportsToday and Overnight
London Gatwick airport has been closed today due to snow and is currently stating it will remain closed until at least 10.00am tomorrow. Edinburgh airport has also been closed, ...More

 30/11/10     British Airways - Iberia Merger Goes Ahead
Following aproval from British Airways shareholders on Monday, the merger between British Airways and Iberia gets the go-ahead. In a press release today, British Airways stated tha...More

 21/11/10     Travel Disruption Expected in Portugal on Wednesday Due to Strike Action
It is being reported that strike action in Portugal is expected to disrupt transport, including flights, on Wednesday 24th November. Check with your airline's website for inform...More

 15/11/10     Durham Tees Valley Airport Introduces Passenger Facility Fee
A passenger Facility Fee has been introduced today at Durham Tees Valley airport. The fee of 6 Pounds per adult and 2 pounds for children between 3 and 15 years of age is inten...More

 21/10/10     Easyjet Announce Permenant Base in Lisbon, Portugal
Easyjet have announced that they will open a new permenant base at Lisbon, Portugal, for the winter 2011 season. In the Announcement, the airline stated "Already the second larg...More

 06/09/10     French Strike Action May Cause Flight Disruptions Over the Next 2 Days
French Unions are set to start strike action this evening (6th September), lasting until the morning of 8th September, which could disrupt flights to France or those through French...More

 17/08/10     Stike Threat at BAA Airports Lifted
It is beeing reported that the strike threat by ground staff at airports run by BAA has now been averted. The unions and BAA were in discussions yesterday and BAA have made the ...More

 12/08/10     BAA Staff Vote in Favour of Strike Action
The ballot of BAA staff by Unite shows a substantial vote for strike action, according the union website, although no announcement on planned action has been made. Any strike acti...More

 03/08/10     Spanish Air Traffic Controllers Threaten Strike Action
It is being reported that air traffic controllers in Spain have voted to take strike action later this month against an increase in working hours being imposed as part of the gover...More

 20/07/10     BA Cabin Crew Reject Latest Pay Offer
In a ballot conducted by the union Unite, British Airways cabin crew have rejected the latest pay offer which it was hoped would bring an end to strike action. The union have said...More

 19/07/10     Possible Flight Disruptions on Tuesday in Italy and Wednesday in France
It has been reported that ground handlers in Italy will be taking industrial action on Tuesday. As a result, British airways are stating that this is likely to cause disruption to ...More

 16/07/10     New Flight Disruption Possibility as Unite Ballot BAA Staff
In a statement today by Unite, the union, it was announced that after months of negotiations, they are to ballot over 6000 staff working for BAA, on taking strike action. The dispu...More

 07/07/10     Travel Disruption in Greece Expected Tomorrow Due to Strike Action
Disruptions are expected on Thursday 8th July as transport workers in Greece take further strike action in protest to planned government reforms. The planned 24hr strike is expecte...More

 23/06/10     Union to Ballot BA Cabin Crew on Further Strike Action if no Agreement by 29th June
Unite, the union representing British Airways cabin crew who have been taking strike action this year, have given BA an ultimatum to settle the dispute by Tuesday 29th of June or i...More

 23/06/10     Ryaniar Expanding in Spain, Rivalling Iberia for Top Airline
According to a report by ANNA (Airline Network News and Analysis), comparing passenger numbers for May 2009 and May 2010, Ryanair have shown an increase of nearly 37% to 2.27 milli...More

 04/06/10     EasyJet is First Airline to Trial Ash Detection Technology
In a press release published by easyJet today, the airline are claiming to be the first airline in the world to trial volcanic ash detection equipment called AVOID (Airborne Volcan...More

 02/06/10     British Airways to fly all their South Africa Routes for the World Cup
In a press release published by British Airways outlining the flights they expect to run during next weeks cabin crew strike, the airline state that they will run their full schedu...More

 21/05/10     British Airways Cabin Crew Strikes Back On
Unite, the union representing British Airways cabin staff won their appeal yesterday against the previous court ruling that had stopped the planned strike. As a result, strikes ...More

 17/05/10     Ash Cloud Clearing From Ireland but Affecting the UK
The volcanic ash cloud is reported to be clearing from Ireland, moving east, where it will be affecting more of the UK. All Irish airports are currently open except for Dublin, do...More

 17/05/10     Ash Cloud Clears Ireland and the UK
The Irish Aviation Authority have stated this afternoon that all Irish airports are open and expected to remain open for at least the next 48 hours. The UK National Air Traffic ...More

 17/05/10     BA Cabin Staff Strike Once Again Halted by Courts
British Airways have once again succeded in gaining a court injunction to halt the proposed strike by cabin staff engineered by the Unite Union. Todays court judgement was based...More

 17/05/10     New Rules to minimise disruption by Volcanic Ash
The Civil Aviation Authority have announced amendments to the rules governing flights through volcanic ash which may result in flights through higher levels of the ash. The new ...More

 16/05/10     Ash Cloud Closes Airports in N Ireland and Isle of Man
The UK National Air Traffic Service have stated early this morning that the volcanic ash cloud will result in the closure of airports in Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man until ...More

 16/05/10     Ash Cloud Spreads Across Ireland and the UK
The Irish Aviation Authority have stated this afternoon that all Irish International airports are closed until at least 9.00 Monday morning, except for Waterford, which is expected...More

 15/05/10     Volcanic Ash Expected to Spread South Across Ireland During Sunday
The Irish Aviation Authority have issued a statement that the volcanic ash cloud is expected to drift across ireland tomorrow with Sligo, Donegal, and Ireland West (Knock) airports...More

 12/05/10     Europe Airports Getting Back to Normal
Flights in Europe are being reported to be virtually back to normal by Eurocontrol, and the Met office prediction charts are showing Europe to be clear. The large area of ash cl...More

 11/05/10     Airports in Southern Portugal and Southern Spain Affected by Ash Cloud Today
While the UK and Ireland remained clear of the ash cloud, part of the cloud was dragged into southern Portugal and southern Spain ( as far north as Madrid, and down to morocco and ...More

 10/05/10     Airports Clear This Morning but Aash is Still a Threat
Eurocontrol reported this morning that there were no restrictions on European Airports. However, ash cloud prediction charts still show a large area of ash reaching from Greenland...More

 10/05/10     New British Airways Strike Dates Announced
Unite, the union acting on behalf of British Airways cabin crew have announced the following dates for strike action, amounting to a total of 20 days over 4 separate periods: 18 t...More

 09/05/10     Ash Coud Threatens Flight Disruption in Coming Week
Although the situation affecting northern Spain appears to have slightly, the ash cloud continues to be a threat to flights in Europe. The cloud itself is reported to measure ap...More

 08/05/10     Volcanic Ash Closes Airports in Northern Spain
The ash from the Icelandic volcano has been producing a large cloud over the Atlantic, a small part of which is now being carried across northern Spain, resulting in the closing of...More

 08/05/10     Most Spanish Airports Expected Open Sunday 9th May
Most of the Spanish airports closed today are expected to be open Sunday morning, with the exception of Santiago, A Corua and Vigo, which will remain closed until at least 11:00am...More

 06/05/10     Volcanic Ash Couid now Off West Coast of Ireland
The volcanic ash cloud which had caused some disruption to flights in Ireland and the UK is now reported to lie off the west coast of Ireland, where it is not expected to be an imm...More

 05/05/10     Volcanic Ash Expected to Spread South Across Ireland
The Irish Avaition Authority stated this morning that the increassed activity from the Icelandic volcano yesterday is expected to result in the ash cloud spreading south over Irela...More

 05/05/10     Ash Affecting Ireland and West Coast of England and Scotland but Expected to Clear
The Irish Aviation Authority have stated this evening that all Irish airports are currently under restictions due to the volcanic ash cloud, but as the cloud moves to the west, all...More

 04/05/10     Irish Airports to Open at 1.00pm Today
The Irish Aviation Authority have cleared Irish airports to reopen at 1.00pm today after being closed due to high concentrations of volcanic ash. They state however, that with a ...More

 04/05/10     Increased Volcanic Activity to Close Scottish and N. Ireland Airports Again
Predicted ash levels from increased activity of the Icelandic volcano have resulting in the Civil Aviation Authority stating that Scotland and Northern Ireland airports will be clo...More

 03/05/10     Ireland Feels the Effect of Volcanic once More
The Irish Aviation Authority Issued a statement today that Irish airports will be closed from 7.00am until at least 1.00pm on Tuesday 4th May due to the predicted presence of volca...More

 30/04/10     Streamlined European Airport Security Rules Come Into Force
The new rules inforce today will result in minor changes, including reducing the need for passengers to be rescanned when tranferring between flights, where passengers have already...More

 27/04/10     Volcanic Ash Still Causing Problems in Iceland
Keflavik airport, near Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, was reporting yesterday that some flights by Iceland air would run between Keflavik and Scotland, the first since the airp...More

 23/04/10     All Clear in European Sky - Except for Iceland
A statement issued this morning by Eurocontrol stated that flights were practically back to normal with the only restrictions in European airspace being in northern Scotland. How...More

 22/04/10     European Flight Numbers Almost Back to Normal
According to Eurocontrol, the European organisation for the safety of air navigation, the number of flights in Europe today are expected to be around the normal of 28 - 29,000. Yes...More

 22/04/10     CAA Issue Clarification on Rights of Passengers Affected by Recent Disruptions
The Civil Aviation Authority have issued a statement clarifying the situation for passengers that have been affected by the recent disruption caused by the volcanic ash cloud. T...More

 21/04/10     Flights Heading Towards Normal But a Long Way to Go Yet
With most airports and routes now open, air transport should be getting back towards normal although airlines are emphasising that they have a huge amount of work to do before bein...More

 20/04/10     Slight Improvements in the UK But Volcano Eruption Strengthens
An overnight statement from NATS, the UK Natinal Air Traffic Service, states that Scottish airspace should become available from 7.00am today Tuesday 20th, and more English airspac...More

 20/04/10     50% fo Europe Flights Expected Today
Eurocontrol, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air NAvigation have stated that they expect approximately 50% of normal European flights to take place today, compared with...More

 20/04/10     Civil Aviation Authority Use New Guidance to Allow Flying in Low Levels of Ash
In a statement issued earlier today, the UK Civil Aviation Authority stated that following work in conjunction with the Irish Aviation Authority, new guidelines would allowing flyi...More

 19/04/10     UK and Irish Airspace Remains Restricted AMid Speculation of Improvements
NATS, the UK National Air Traffic Service, are currently stating that flight restrictions in UK airspace will remain in place until at least 7pm today, Monday, and the Irish Aviati...More

 19/04/10     UK Restrictions Extended Until 1.00am Tuesday
The latest statement from NATS, the UK National Air Traffic Service states that the current flight restrictions will remain in place until at least 1.00am on Tuesday 20th April. ...More

 19/04/10     NATS Reports Reduced Volcano Ash Levels
NATS, the UK National Air TRaffic Service have reported that the Icelandic volcano is now showing a lower level of activity, and is not currently emitting ash that will affect the ...More

 18/04/10     UK Restrictions Extended to 7.00pm Sunday
NATS, the UK Nationa Air traffic Service have announced during the night, that due to the continued cloud of volcanic ash over the UK, the current restrictin on flights will remain...More

 18/04/10     UK Flight Restriction Continue to 1.00am Monday
NATS, the UK National Air Traffic Service has stated that the current restrictions on flights will continue at least until 7.00am on Monday the 19th April although there is possibi...More

 17/04/10     Volcanic Ash Worsening Over UK and Ireland
According to statements released by the UK National Air Traffic Services (NATS) and the Irish Aviation Authority overnight, the cloud of volcanic ash over the area has worsened and...More

 17/04/10     Saturday Update of Airspace Restrictions
NATS, the UK National Air Trafic Service has stated that the current restrictions on UK airspace will remain in place until at least 7.00am Sunday 18th although some domestic fligh...More

 16/04/10     UK Airspace Remains Closed but Fllights Possible in N Ireland and W Scotland
NATS, the UK National Air Traffic Control Service are stating that UK controlled airspace will remain closed today, Friday 16th, until at least 7.00pm. They are also staating that...More

 16/04/10     UK Airspace Resstrictions Extended to 1.00am Saturday
NATS have updated their reports stating that the current resrictions on flights in UK controlled airspace will continue until 1.00am Saturday morning at least. NATS are also sta...More

 16/04/10     Most UK and Irish Airports Remain Closed and Routes Severely Restricted
The latest information from NATS stats that UK airspace restrictions over England and Wales will stay in place at least until 7.00am Saturday morning. Some airports in Scotland, No...More

 15/04/10     Ash from Icelandic Volcano Closes Scottish and N. Ireland Airports
It is being reported that a cloud of volcanic ash from the active volcano in Iceland has drifted into Scottish and Northern Ireland airspace, causing the closure of some airports, ...More

 15/04/10     Volcano Ash Update
The UK Air Traffic Control Service, NATS, is stating on their website that, other than for emergencies, no flights will be permitted in UK controlled airspace from 12.00 noon today...More

 15/04/10     UK Airspace Closure Extended
Information posted on the UK National Air Traffic Service (NATS) website states that flights in UK controlled airspace will not be permitted until 7.00 am on Friday 16th April at t...More

 25/03/10     Highland Airways Goes Into Receivership
The Scottish airline Highland Airways, have called in administrators and ceased flying operations. The airline, which had been operating routes that connected Aberdeen with the ...More

 21/03/10     Iceland Flights Disrupted by Volcano
It is being reported that a volcano eruption in southern Iceland has seriously disrupted flights, including those to Reykjavik. As a result of the eruption late last night, the ...More

 16/03/10     Malaga Airport Gains a New Terminal
Malaga airport in southern Spain has opened it's third terminal which will almost double the airport's capacity. Designed by the architect Bruce S. Fairbanks, Terminal 3, which ...More

 12/03/10     British Airways Cabin Crew Strikes Announced for March
The union representing British Airways cabin crew has announced strike plans at a press conference today. The planned strikes are for the three days 20, 21, and 22nd of March, ...More

 11/03/10     Strike Causes Major Disruptions to Flights in Greece
Another 24 hour strike is taking place in Greece today, called by two of the country's biggest unions, effectively closing the Greek airspace and consequently, it's airports. The A...More

 23/02/10     Lufthansa Pilots Strike Ends
Lufthansa have stated that the pilots strike, which was due to continue today and the following two days, ended at midnight last night. However, the effects of yesterdays strike...More

 23/02/10     French Air Traffic Controllers Strike Expected to Cause Some Disruption
Some French air traffic controllers are expected to be on strike from 23rd to 26th February, resulting in a reduction in the number of flights that can be handled. Air France are ...More

 22/02/10     Luton Airport Reopens After Snow Causes Closure
London Luton Airport has reopened after heavy snow caused the runway to be closed earlier today. The airport however states that there could still be delays or cancellations to fl...More

 21/02/10     Lufthansa and Germanwings Prepare for Strike Action
Pilots at Lufthansa and their lowcost subsidiary, Germanwings, are being called to take strike action by the German pilots union, Vereinigung Cockpit, from 22nd to 25th of February...More

 19/02/10     Delays and Cancellations Expected at Birmingham due to Snow
Birmingham airport are advising passengers to check with their airlines this morning as delays and cancellations are possible after heavy snow closed the airports runway over night...More

 04/02/10     Spanish Air Traffic Controllers Threatening Strike Action
It is being widely reported that discussions between the Spanish Airport Authority and the Air Traffic Controller Union regarding pay levels have broken down, threatening industria...More

 01/02/10     Mandatory Body Scans Introduced at Heathrow and Manchester
It has been announced today that a selection of passengers passing through London Heathrow and Manchester airports will be required to undergo a body scan. Any passenger refusing t...More

 25/01/10     Highland Airways Not Accepting Bookings
Highland Airways, the Scottish airline providing links between a number of airports in Scotland and Wales, is no longer accepting bookings on it's website, giving "technical diffic...More

 08/01/10     UK Airports Operational But Not Back to Normal
UK and Irish airports are reporting that they are operational but services are not necesarily back to normal. At the airports themselves, some still have snow and ice affecting ...More

 05/01/10     Snow Disrupting Flights From UK Airports
Manchester airport has seen significant amounts of snow overnight and has suspended flights this morning. The airport website states that considering the weather forecast, the air...More

 04/01/10     Baggage Handlers Strike at Geneva Cointrin Airport
It is being reported that a strike of baggage handlers at Geneva Cointrin airport over the week end is continuing today. Although the airport appears to have brought in staff to...More

 17/12/09     BA Xmas Stike Halted by Courts
The planned strike by British Airways cabin staff has been halted by the courts, on the grounds the the union ballot included staff who had already accepted redundancy. As a resul...More

 16/12/09     Flyglobespan Reported to be in Administration
It is being widely reported that the Scottish airline, Flyglobespan, went into administration this afternoon. The airline's website is not reporting the news however and is still a...More

 14/12/09     BA Cabin Crew Vote to Strike over Xmas Period
It has been announced that British Airways cabin crew have voted in favour of strike action starting on December 22nd and running for 12 days, until January 2nd. British Airways s...More

 12/12/09     Easyjet announce new Routes From Doncaster Sheffield (Robin Hood ) Airport
Easyjet have announced, that from 19th of April next year, they will be operating 5 routes from Doncaster Sheffield airport. According to the airline's website, tickets are alre...More

 13/11/09     British Airways and Iberia Airways Merger Agred
It has been announced that agreement has been reached for a merger between British Airways and Iberia Airways, to be completed by the end of 2010. Stop-start discussions have been...More

 09/11/09     Larnaca's new Terminal Opens
The new terminal at Larnaca International Airport in Cyprus was officially opened by the president of Cyprus on Saturday and begins operations this week. The old terminal, which...More

 26/10/09     Iberia Cancels Hundreds of Flights Due to Strike
The Spanish airline Iberia has announced that hundreds of flights have been cancelled today and tomorrow due to a 2 day strike by cabin crew. Further details of the flights affe...More

 21/10/09     London Gatwick Airport Sold for 1.51 Billion
BAA, the owners of Gatwick airport have announced that the airport has been sold for 1.51 billion pounds to Global Infrastructure Partners, who own 75% of London City Airport. A...More

 19/10/09     bmibaby and Germawings link-up
bmibaby and Germanwings have formed partnership enabling each others flights to be booked through either website. In total, 18 bmibaby flights will be offered on the Germanwings...More

 14/10/09     London Oxford Airport to Receive First Scheduled International Flights in December
Oxford airport, renamed London Oxford earlier this year, will receive it's first international scheduled flight on 19th December, when the Swiss airline Baboo begins its Geneva to ...More

 09/09/09     bmibaby to Fill the Gap at East Midlands Left by Easyjet
bmibaby have announced 8 new routes from East Midlands Airport, just a week after Easyjet announced they are to close their base there. The new bmibaby routes for next summer ar...More

 07/09/09     Ryanair to Allow Passengers to Check in 2 Bags - at a Cost
Ryanir will, from 1st October, allow passengers to checkin upto to 2 bags, each limited to 15Kg, enabling a total of 30Kg of lugage on a trip. The costs if checked in on the Int...More

 03/09/09     Easyjet to Close East Midlands Base reduce Luton
Easyjet has announced that it is to close it's base at East Midlands Airport next year where it currently has 3 aircraft and employs 120 staff, and to reduce its flying programme f...More

 01/09/09     SkyEurope Suspends Flights and File for Bankruptcy
SkyEurope, the low cost airline based in Slovakia has suspended all operations after striving to avoid bankruptcy during the last few months. The airline's website gives advice ...More

 17/08/09     Ryanair to close 9 Routes from Manchester
Ryanair has announced to day that it is to close 9 of it's 10 routes from Manchester airport, blaming the airports high charges, from 1st October. Ryanair had attempted to encou...More

 11/08/09     Ryanair to Launch Base at Leeds Bradford
Ryanair has announced that Leeds Bradford airport is to be it's 11th UK base when it bases two aircraft there and opens 14 new routes (on top of the current 3 routes)in March next ...More

 21/07/09     Ryanair Announce Drastic Cut in Winter Routes from Stansted
Ryanair have announced today that they are cutting their capacity at London Stansted airport this winter by 40%, taking 16 of the 40 aircraft currently based there to other bases i...More

 16/07/09     Wizz Air Adds Prague to it's Routes from Liverpool
Wizz Air, the low cost airline based in Poland but spreading into Cental Europe, is extending its routes from Liverpool airport with 3 flights per week to the Czech Republic capita...More

 10/07/09     London City Airport Given Green Light for 50% Expansion
London City airport has been given the go ahead by the local council to increase the number of flights by 50%. Newham council had originally agreed to the expansion in October l...More

 26/06/09     SkyEurope GAins Bankruptcy Protection
SkyEurope, the low cost airline based in Slovakia offering flights from Manchester and London Luton airports, has announced that it has gained bankruptcy protection under Slovak la...More

 23/06/09     Lufthansa Nearer to Buying Brussels Airlines and BMI
In a press release yesterday, Lufthansa announced that the EU regulators have given the go-ahead to buy Brussels Airlines. The airline is planning to take a 45% stake by the end of...More

 16/06/09     Barcelona Airport gets New Terminal
Apologies for the previous blank email! The new terminal (known as T1) on the southern side of Barcelona Airport (El Prat) has been inagurated, almost doubling the airport's cap...More

 19/05/09     Wizz Air Reduces Baggage Allowance
For travellers booking from 22nd of May, Wizz air will be reducing it's checked in baggage allowence from 20 to 15 Kg. At the same time, they are increasing their charges for ex...More

 13/05/09     Aer Lingus Cut 5 Routes and Add 1 New Route From Belfast this Winter
It has been reported that Aer Lingus are to temporarily cut 5 of their routes from Belfast International airport this winter, however a new route to Tenerife is to be introduced. ...More

 28/04/09     UK Domestic Air Passenger Capacity Down by 14%
According to the aviation data firm, OAG, the number of scheduled flights within the UK have dropped by 13% in April compared to the previous year, with a 14% drop in capacity. In ...More

 21/04/09     Air Southwest Links Devon and Cornwall to London City
Air Southwest have commenced their newest route connecting both Plymouth and Newquay airports to London City. The routes are expected to appeal to business travellers and touris...More

 20/04/09     Easyjet Announce 3 New Routes from Luton This Summer
Easyjet have announced that they are launching three new routes from London Luton this summer to: Mahon, on the island of Menorca from 06/07/09 Montpellier in southern France fro...More

 15/04/09     BAA Report an 11% Decline in Passenger Numbers for March
BAA, the owners of London Heathrow, London Stansted, London Gatwick, Southampton, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen airports in the UK, has reported that passenger numbers in March d...More

 14/04/09     Luton Airport to Charge You for Droppin Off Passengers
London Luton Airport is to start charging car drivers one poundto be able to drop passengers off outside the airport, coming into force later this month. The alternative open to pa...More

 13/04/09     Wizz Air Expand Luton Base with Varna Route
The Polish budget airline, Wizz Air, have announced a new route from London Luton Airport to Varna Airport, on the Black Sea coastline of Bugaria. The route will operate from 27...More

 06/04/09     Flybe Expands at Gatwick with Dusseldorf Route
Flybe, which has been developing it's base at london Gatwick airport overthe last 18 months, has a nnounced a new route to Dusseldorf, commencing on the 22nd of June. The will 3 f...More

 27/03/09     Pau Airport in France to Close for 2 Weeks in the Summer
Pau Pyr?n?es Airport in south west France is to close for 2 weeks from 17th July to the 8th August for upgrading of their landing systems. The upgrade will mean that flights into P...More

 11/03/09     Ryanair to Have No Checkin Desks From 1st October
Ryanair announced yesterday that it will no longer use checkin desks at any airports after October the 1st this year, instead, requiring all passengers to checkin online and print ...More

 24/02/09     Travelex Launch Home Deliver for Currency
Travelex, who have been providing a service where customers can order foreign currency online and collect it the airport, have today launched a home delivery service. The new se...More

 19/02/09     Ryanair Rolling out Mobile Phone Connectivity on Aircraft
Ryanair has become the first arline operating from Ireland or the UK to enable mobile phone use on flights. The service is currently only available on aircraft operating from Dubl...More

 14/02/09     London City Airport Reopens After heavy Landing Incedent
London City airport is reported to be open this morning after having closed last evening due to a British Airways Avro RJ100 making a heavy landing and losing its nose wheels. All ...More

 12/02/09     BAA Plan Revamp of Edinburgh Airport
It is reported that BAA are to spend 40 million pounds on a major extension to the airside terminal and facilities (giving increased capacity plus more shops, bars and restaurants)...More

 09/02/09     Paris Airports to Close Due to Strong Winds
As a result of expected strong winds, it is reported that Paris Charles de Gualle and Paris Orly airports are to close tonight (09-02-09). The following information is posted on bo...More

 06/02/09     Snow Again Causing Problems - Particularly Bristol
Bristol airport is reported to have suspended flights until 4pm this afternoon due to snow. London Luton airport is reporting flights suspended until 1pm Exeter airport re-opened...More

 02/02/09     Heavy Snow Disrutps Travel in Northern Europe - Particularly London
Heavy snow has caused sever disruptions to travel in northern Europe, particularly south east England, experiencing it's heaviest snowfalls for 18 years. It has been reported th...More

 17/01/09     FlyLal Suspends Operations
It has been reported that the Lithuanian airline, FlyLal, has ceased operations after the Swiss Investment fund that had agreed to buy the airline, failed to make the agreed paymen...More

 15/01/09     Ryanair Plan 21New Routes with 5 New Aircraft
Ryanair have announced 21 new routes for the summer involving 5 new aircraft - 1 based at Alicante in Spain, 2 at Bristol, and 2 at Edinburgh. The routes are: City of Derry t...More

 13/01/09     A New Beginning for Alitalia Pleases Some
The Italian flag carrier, Alitalia, having been in financial trouble for some time, has a new beginning, with Air France/KLM taking a 25 stake. The new Alitalia, owned by a grou...More

 08/01/09     SAS, Tarom, and Icelandair top European Performance Lists
Performance figures released last month by the Association of European Airlines (representing 30 airlines) showed the top performing airline for arriving on time to be SAS. The to...More

 06/01/09     Easyjet Launching 9 New Routes From UK for Summer
Easyjet are launching 9 new routes from the UK this summer(plus more routes within Europe). The routes are Newcastle to Malta from 2 April. Bristol to Corfu from 22 May and to...More

 24/12/08     European Court Clafiries Airline Compensation for Cancellations
The European Court of Justice has ruled that airlines cannot avoid paying compensation to passengers of flights cancelled due to technical problems which have come to light during ...More

 19/12/08     Newquay Airport to Re-Open Tomorrow
Newquay airport in Cornwall is due to re-open tomorrow, Saturday 20th of December. The airport closed at the beginning of the month, having failed to obtain their new CAA civilia...More

 19/12/08     BA and Quantas Merger Talks Fail
The talks between British Airways and Quantas about a possible merger of the two airlines are reported to have failed over points that include company valuations and where the head...More

 18/12/08     BAA to be Forced to Sell Three Airports
The UK Competition Commission has stated in it's preliminary report (final report due in March 2009) that BAA should sell 3 airports - London Gatwick, London Stansted, and Edinburg...More

 09/12/08     Greek Strike Expected to Disrupt Flights
Due to Greek air traffic controllers industrial action planned for 10th December, no flights are expected to or from Greece. Affected flights are expected to be cancelled -check...More

 28/11/08     Newquay Airport to Close Temporarily
Newquay Airport in Cornwall is to close temporarily from the 1st to the 19th of December. The airport, which until now has been run by the Royal Air Force, is being handed over ...More

 18/11/08     Ryanair Announce 2 New Routes From Gatwick
Ryanair have announced that from the 18th December, they are to commence daily flights from London Gatwick to Alicante and Girona (north of Barcelona) in Spain. Although Ryanair...More

 10/11/08     Passenger Flights from Coventry Cease
After having been used by Thomsons and Thomsonfly for flights to the rest of Europe for the last four years, their last return flight landed at Coventry airport at the week end. ...More

 06/11/08     Ryanair Launches it's Edinburgh Hub
Ryanair yesterday launched it's Edinburgh hub, basing two new Boeing 737's at the airport (after having been delayed by strikes at the Boeing factory in the USA). These new airc...More

 29/10/08     Sterling Airlines files for Bankruptcy
The Sterling Airlines website is stating this morning that the airline is filing for bankruptcy. The airline, based in Denmark, which ran flights from the UK to Denmark Norway a...More

 29/10/08     Lufthansa to Take Over BMI
It is reported that Lufthansa is to take over BMI. The airline already held a 30% share in BMI and is buying a further 50% although this is not expected to happen until January. ...More

 24/10/08     Ryanair to Close Base at Valencia, Spain
Ryanair has announced today that it is to close it's base at Valencia airport, serving Spain's 3rd largest city and the Costa de Azahar due to it's inability to get marketing suppo...More

 17/10/08     LTE Suspends Flights due Financial Difficulty
LTE, the airline based in Mallorca, operating both charter and schedule flights has announced that it has had to suspend flights due to finding it difficult to "meet the operationa...More

 09/10/08     Stansted Airport gets go-ahead for Expansion
It is reported that London Stansted airport has been the given the go-ahead by the UK government to increase passenger throughput to 35 million per year. According to the Stanst...More

 09/10/08     London City Airport gets Permission to Expand
The London City Airport website at http://www.londoncityairport.com is stating that they delighted at the decision by the London Borough of Newham to grant permission to grow the a...More

 03/10/08     Alitalia Looks set to Survive
It has been reported that the last of the unions involved in negotiations at the Italian airline, Alitalia, have now agreed on the cuts that will be necessary to secure the investm...More

 22/09/08     Centralwings to Phase Out Low Cost Scheduled Flights
Centralwings have announced that, in the light of the current economic climate, from 30/09/08 they will only be operating charter routes Their web site at www.centralwings.com s...More

 12/09/08     XL Leisure Group in Administration
The XL Leisure Group, which includes XL Airlines and is the UK's third largest travel company went into administration this morning. The company's web site states: "XL Leisure ...More

 10/09/08     Ryanair Postpones Edinburgh Base Opening
Due to industrial action at the Boeing aircraft manufacturers, Ryanair will not have the new aircraft in time for their launch of new routes from Edinburgh. These were to commence...More

 20/08/08     Competition Commission orders breakup of BAA Airport Monopoly
The Competition Commissions report on UK airports and particularly, the monopolistic position of BAA (owned by the Spanish company Ferrovial), has been published today has asked fo...More

 06/08/08     Leeds Bradford Airport Start 70m Improvement Project
Leeds Bradford Airport have started phases 1 and 2 of a 70 million pound improvement project. The first 2 phases will see improvements to the taxi rank, improved access for buses ...More

 04/08/08     Hertz Introduce OnlineCheckin for Car Hire
Hertz are claiming to be the first hire car company to offer online checkin world wide. The facility enables customers to complete necessary "paperwork" online in advance to save t...More

 01/08/08     5 Star Sofitel Hotel opens at Heathrow Terminal 5
The Sofitel London Heathrow Hotel, joined to Terminal 5 by a covered walkway, has opened, offering 605 bedrooms and suites plus 45 meeting rooms, the largest of which can double as...More

 24/07/08     EU Improves Rights for Disabled or Reduced Mobility Travellers
An EU law, coming into effect on 26th July will improve the rights of disabled people or those of reduced mobility at airports. Although many air passengers will have already been...More

 11/07/08     E-Ticketing for Heathrow Express
Heathrow Express is now offering e-ticketing for the London Heathrow journey into the city. Via their website, tickets can now be booked and printed, with a barcode to be scanned ...More

 08/07/08     Easyjet Announce 2 New Routes from Manchester
Easyjet have announced flights from Manchester to Sofia in Bulgaria are to start on the 11th of December and flights to Geneva are to start on 12th December. The Geneva route wil...More

 30/06/08     Easyjet launch first of their Winter Schedule
Easyjet are advertising the first batch of their flights for the period 2 November 2008 to 28 March 2009. This first batch covers flights from Bristol, Nottingham East Midlands, M...More

 05/06/08     Ryanair announce 40 new winter routes - 11 from the UK
Ryanair have today announced 11 new winter routes from the UK to the rest of Europe, as part of what they state is biggest ever expansion (a total of 40 new routes in Europe) Th...More

 30/05/08     Ryanair Announce 6 New Routes Starting End of October
Ryanair have announced 6 new routes from the UK to Europe starting at the end of October. They are: London Stansted to Zweibruck in western Germany. Bournemouth to Bergamo, near...More

 19/05/08     Jet2 Launches it's Ski Schedule for 2008
Jet2 launched it's coming winter ski schedule on Friday stating: "Jet2.com offers flights to Chambery, Geneva and Salzburg from Leeds Bradford Airport. Flights to Chambery and Gen...More

 24/04/08     Ryanair Launch New Routes to France and Italy from Stansted
Ryanair are now selling tickets for their new route from London Stansted to Beziers in France which commences on 19th July, and the Stansted to Rimini Route which commences on the ...More

 22/04/08     Jet2 Announce new Routes from Newcastle to Corfu and Rhodes
Jet2 are listing 2 new flights from Newcastle airport for this summer. Flights to Corfu are scheduled from 30/06/08 to 30/09/08 and to Rhodes from 02/06/08 to 12/10/08 Flight...More

 14/04/08     Improvements at London City Airport
London City Airport is undergoing an improvement project costing 30 million pounds, much of which will be completed in May, having been started last summer. Improvements include...More

 26/02/08     Bmibaby add 3 new Destinations From Manchester
Bmibaby are to add three new routes from Manchester airport this year. Flights to Lisbon in Portugal will commence on 17th June, along with Madrid and Barcelona in Spain commenc...More

 12/02/08     Ryanair to Open New Base at Reus
Ryanair have announced that they are to base two new aircraft at Reus airport in Spain. Along with the current flights between Reus and Dublin, Frankfurt, Glasgow, Liverpool, Lond...More

 12/02/08     Brussels Airport Announce Low-Cost Terminal Plan
Brussels Airport had announced that it plans to develop a new terminal (partly using the old passenger terminal) specifically for low-cost airlines, to be ready for April 2009. Th...More

 08/02/08     Oneworld Alliance Airlines Announce Terminal Moves at Heathrow
Member airlines of the Oneworld alliance have been announcing their moves after the opening of the new Terminal 5 at London Heathrow airport. The airlines are moving towards mak...More

 07/02/08     ClickAir Gatwick to Bilbao Route to Replace Iberia Route from Heathrow
It has been reported that ClickAir, the Spanish low cost airline is to start flying from London Gatwick to Bilbao, on the north coast of Spain, from 30/03/08. This will replace the...More

 01/02/08     City Star Airline Ceases Operations
The airline City Star, based at Aberdeen, have ceased flying operations, making staff redundant. The airline used to fly to 5 destinations in Norway - Oslo, Bergen and Stavanger...More

 31/01/08     Flybe to Step Into Newcastle to Gatwick Slot
Following the announcement that Jet2 are to drop their Newcastle to London Gatwick route on 29th March, Flybe have announced they start flying the route from the 30th March. Pla...More

 24/01/08     Ryanair Increase Airport Check-in and Baggage Fees
Ryanair announced yesterday that it is increasing checked-in baggage and airport check-in fees with immediate effect for all new bookings. For all bookings made from 23rd Jan o...More

 17/01/08     BA Boeing 777 Crash Lands at London Heathrow
Earlier today, a British Airways Boeing 777 is reported to have crash landed approximately 300m short of the South Runway - just inside the perimeter road. All passengers are re...More

 15/01/08     Ryanair Announce Big Expansion from Birmingham
Ryanair have announced that they intend to greatly increase the number of routes they fly from Birmingham airport. Amongst the new routes are the following destinations in Franc...More

 14/01/08     Flybe Picks up old BA Gatwick Aberdeen Route
Flybe is to pick up the London Gatwick to Aberdeen route which is being dropped by British Airways on the 30th March. Flybe are advertising flights for 30th March for 49.98 poun...More

 08/01/08     Budget Airlines Critisized by Holiday Witch for Cost of "Extras"
Holiday Witch have criticized budget airlines for the cost of "Extras" added on to the cost of the ticket. Changes in the law are forcing them to include compulsory taxes in the...More

 08/01/08     Monarch Announce New Cyprus and Menorca Routes
Monarch have announced that from March they are to fly new routes from London Gatwick and Manchester to Larnaca in Cyprus, plus Gatwick to the Spanish island of Menorca....More

 07/01/08     Some UK Airports Allowing More Than One Item of Hand Luggage
From today, 22 UK airports are allowing passengers to carry more than one item of hand luggage, however airlines themselves may still stipulate a maximum of one item. Easyjet have...More

 04/01/08     Inverness to lose Heathrow Link
It is reported that BMI are stop their Inverness to London Heathrow route in March this year. Commentators have shown concern that due to the Open Skies agreement, reached last ...More

 02/01/08     VLM bought by Air France-KLM
VLM, the Belgian airline baed at London City Airport (and the largest carrier at the airport) has been taken over by Air France-KLM. The airline, which has a fleet of 19 aircraf...More

 10/12/07     Easyjet Announce New Routes from Bristol Edinburgh Glasgow and Luton
Easyjet have announced 6 more new routes for 2008: From Bristol, flights will start to Biarritz in south west France on April 23rd whilst on the 26th April, flights will start t...More

 06/12/07     WIZZ Air Announce Doncaster to Warsaw Fights
WIZZ Air, the low cost Polish airline have announced a new route from Doncaster Sheffield (Robin Hood) airport to Warsaw, commencing on the 1st of April next year. This follows ...More

 30/11/07     Easyjet announce new route for Greece
Easyjet have announced their second route from the UK to Greece with flights from London Gatwick to the city of Thessaloniki, on the Aegean mainland coast. Flights will commence...More

 29/11/07     bmibaby announce more new routes
bmibaby have announced more new routes for next year: Cardiff to the Polish cities of Gdansk (from 09/02/08) and Warsaw (from 10/02/08) Nottingham East Midlands to Nice in th...More

 28/11/07     Flybe add 13 new Regional Routes for 2008
Flybe are to start the following routes next year: From 30/03/07 Cardiff to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle Isle of Man to Liverpool and Newquay Newquay to Southampton, ...More

 28/11/07     Flyglobespan Critisized on BBC TV
The BBC TV programme "Watchdog" tonight criticized Flyglobespan for alleged security breaches. It was only a very small number of instances that were quoted on the programme, bu...More

 27/11/07     Flybe announce new Jersey routes for 2008
Flybe have announced two new routes for Jersey starting on 30th March next year. They are to fly from Aberdeen and Doncaster-Sheffield with the former being advertised at 49.99 ...More

 26/11/07     BA plans new London City to Netherlands, France and Spain
BA City Flyer, the wholly owned subsidiary of British Airways is to open new routes from London City airport to Amsterdam in the Netherlands, Nice in the south of France and Barcel...More

 26/11/07     Flywatch to fly from Southend to France and Belgium
Flywatch Air Services are to fly from London Southend airport to Le Touquet and Calais in France, along with Ostend-Bruges in Belgium. The airline will use a 7 seater twin engin...More

 21/11/07     Easyjet Announce new Routes to Jersey
Easyjet have announced their first routes between the mainland UK and Jersey. Flights from Liverpool are due to commence on 31st March next year and flights from London Luton on...More

 19/11/07     Eastern Airways makes it's first French Connection
Eastern Airways launched its first flights to France with three flights per week from Southampton to Angers, in the Loire Valley. The service is aimed at both tourists and busin...More

 17/11/07     Lufthansa announce new route from Bristol
Lufthansa, the German airline, have announced that they will be flying a new route from Bristol to Frankfurt, commencing on 30th March next year. The airline is planning 3 fligh...More

 17/11/07     Gatwick and Heathrow top list for delays
According to figures published by the Association of European Airlines, London Gatwick and London Heathrow...More

 15/11/07     Austrian Ski Resorts Openeing Early
Due to earlier than usual November snowfall, with more than 1m of snow in places, some Austrian ski resorts are opening two weeks earlier than usual. The resorts of Zell am See,...More

 15/11/07     bmibaby Announce new Birmingham to Poland Route
bmibaby have announced a new route from Birmingham to Krakow-Balice airport in Poland starting on 12th February 2008. Flights have been advertised from ?21.99 one way, including a...More

 14/11/07     New - Spanish domestic flights now listed
Europe Airports now list domestic flights within Spain, including the Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, and the Spanish enclave ...More

 14/11/07     EU Commission Investigates Missleading Airline Websites
The EU commission is expected to officially publish a report today critisising many European airline web sites, threatening fines or even closure of sites where the problems are no...More

 05/11/07     Speed Dating in the air with SkyEurope
After apparently having a successful trial run at speed dating aboard a SkyEurope flight back in June, the airline are running a series of such events on flights during November....More

 30/10/07     Air France Strike Over
Air France is reporting that the strike by cabin crew which had caused disruption to flights is now over. The airline state that they expect all long haul and 90% of medium haul...More

 26/10/07     Ryanair announce more summer flights from Ireland
From March 2008, Ryanair are to commence flights from Dublin airport to Palma and Santander in Spain plus Zador in Croatia. Also in time for summer 2008, a new route from Shanno...More

 25/10/07     Easyjet to buy GB Airways
Easyjet have agreed to buy GB Airways, including it's slots at Gatwick airport and 15 Airbus aircraft (A320 and A321) with an average age of 4.1 years. GB Airways has been flyin...More

 25/10/07     Gatwick Airport to open new Onward Travel Centre
On the 29th of October, the new Onward Travel Centre will open in the arrivals hall at Gatwick Airport South Terminal, selling tickets for: Southern Trains Gatwick Express Natio...More

 24/10/07     Air France Cabin Crew strike affecting UK Flights
The strike of Air France cabin crew from 25th October looks set to affect Air France flights to and from Heathrow, Manchester. Check out the Air France website for up to date de...More

 23/10/07     SWISS have new route from Manchester for Ski Season
SWISS airlines are introducing a new weekly service to run on Sundays from Manchester airport to Geneva airport in Switzerland for the winter. The new route is to meet the deman...More

 23/10/07     Monarch Airlines now Accept Payments by PayPal
Monarch have become the first airline to accept online payments via PayPal, to give customers an alternative to the use of creditor debit cards. currently there are 15 million...More

 22/10/07     Shuttle Direct meeting the Ski Market
Shuttle direct have been adding more destinations to their list where they provide shuttle transfers, including important airports for skiing. In the Alps they now provide faci...More

 18/10/07     British Airways to add more Polish and Turkish destinations from Gatwick
British Airways are to start flights to Poznan (their third destination in Poland) from Gatwick airport along witth flights to Antalya in Turkey. The former will commence on 30t...More

 18/10/07     Eastern Airways to fly Southampton to Angers
Eastern Airways is to fly a new route from Southampton airport on the south coast to Angers airport in North West France, ideally situated for those intending to sample the delight...More

 15/10/07     Ryanair announce 3 new routes to France form Bristol
Ryanair has announced three new routes to France to commence on the 28th May 2008. There will be three flights a week to Beziers on the south coast, Pau, in the foothills of the Py...More

 12/10/07     Jet2 to Launch Blackpoolto Ibiza Route
Jet2 are to start flights from Blackpool to the Spanish island of Ibiza from 03/03/08 This brings the number of top destinations served by Jet2 from Blackpool to 8...More

 11/10/07     Air France moves it's Strasbourg flight from Gatwick to London City airport
From 28th October, the Air France twice daily flight to Strasbourg will fly from London City airport instead of London Gatwick. The flights (which will be run for Air France by ...More

 11/10/07     Wizz Air place huge order for Airbus A320's
The Polish low cost airline Wizz Air has placed one of the largest ever European orders for Airbus. The order for 50 Airbus 320's plus 25 options is intended to facilitate their...More

 10/10/07     bmibaby to launch new routes to Warsaw and Gdansk
bmibaby have announced new routes from both Cardiff airport and East Midlands Airport to the Polish cities of Warsaw and Gdansk. The Gdansk flights are to commence on the 9th of...More

 08/10/07     Flyglobespan announce Edinburgh to Dubrovnik route
Flyglobespan have announced that following the success of their flights to Puala in Croatia, they are to fly a new route from Edinburgh to Dubrovnik next summer...More

 03/10/07     Air Berlin to drop their Glasgow to Stansted Link
Air Berlin, who work on the principal of using hubs with flights linking in timed to facilitate changing planes, are to drop their Glasgow to Stansted link which would have been pa...More

 26/09/07     Lufthansa to fly Newquay to Dusseldorf next summer
The German Ariline Lufthansa are to fly a new route next summer from Newquay in Cornwall to Dusseldorf, on the river Rhine, western Germany....More

 22/09/07     British Airways list new Genoa route for the Spring
British Airways are to commence flights from London Gatwick to Genoaon the north west coast of Italy from 04/04/08. They have also announced that from 30/03/08, the flights to W...More

 22/09/07     Wizz Air to fly from Coventry to Gdansk
The Polish low cost airline Wizz Air are to commence flights from Coventry to Gdansk, on the north coast of Poland, with prices being advertised from 19.99 pounds on way. This r...More

 20/09/07     Air Berlin takes control of Condor from Thomas Cook
Thomas Cook is offloading the German airline Condor to Air Berlin in a deal that will result in Thomas Cook becoming a significant shareholder in Air Berlin. Air Berlin are alre...More

 19/09/07     Norwegian announce new London Gatwick to Oslo Route
Norwegian Airways have announced a new route to commence on the 28th October from London Gatwick to the Norwegian capital of Oslo. Flights will be daily except for Saturdays and...More

 19/09/07     Fly Monarch to charge for checked in Luggage
FlyMonarch have become the latest to introduce a charge for checked in baggage. They are to charge 3.99 pounds per bag each way where this pre booked online or 10 pounds for pas...More

 17/09/07     Air Berlin add Munich to their Destination List
Air Berlin will start flights from London Stansted airport to Munich on the 5th November. Flights will be twice daily during the week with one flight per day on Saturdays and Sund...More

 13/09/07     Jet2 Expand Destinations from Leeds/Bradford for 2008
Jet2, the airline based at Leeds - Bradford airport has announced new summer destinations available from that airport for the summer of 2008. Starting in May 2008, Hamburg in Ge...More

 13/09/07     Eastern Airways Aquire more Saab Turboprop Aircraft
Eastern Airways, the regional airline based at Humberside airport has another Saab 2000 50 seat turboprop aircraft with an agreement to lease a further to enable it to expand it's ...More

 12/09/07     BMIbaby Announce New Winter Route from Birmingham to Madrid
BMIbaby have announced that from 7th December, they are to fly a new route from Birmingham airport to Madrid, Spain. This winter only route will fly 4 times per week with ticket...More

 07/09/07     BMI Announce New Route to Ankara
BMI recently announced in a press release that from the 28th of October they are to be flying a new route from London Heathrow airport to Ankara, Turkey. The new route is one o...More

 31/08/07     Lufthansa add Berlin to Destinations from London City
From the 14th of January next year, Lufthansa are to start twice daily non-stop flights from London City airport to Berlin Tegel airport in Germany. The number of flights will incr...More

 31/08/07     SkyEurope announce Birmingham to Bratislava route
SkyEurope, the low cost airline based in Slovakia has announced their new route from Birmingham airport to Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. Three flights per week are planned, ...More

 22/08/07     First Choice to fly from Doncastser Robin Hood in 2008
First Choice have announced that they are to start flights from Doncaster Robin Hood airport next summer. Flights are planned to Malaga and Menorca, Spain together with Paphos, Cy...More

 22/08/07     New Routes for Easyjet to Hamburg and Palma
Easyjet are to start a new route from London Luton to Hamburg in Germany on 05/11/07 and East Midlands Airport to Palma Mallorca, Spain on 07/02/08. The first of the two routes ...More

 09/08/07     Ryanair list more Ski routes this winter
Ryanair have increased the number of routes to ski destinations for this year with a total of 56 routes to destinations including Grenoble in France, Turin Milan and Verona in Ital...More

 06/08/07     Easyjet to charge for all Hold Luggage
Easyjet have changed their policy (following the lead from other budget airlines) to now charging 2 pounds or 3 euros for each piece of hold luggage when pre booked online, for fl...More

 06/08/07     Wizz Air to charge for all Hold Luggage
Wizz are follwing other budget airlines and charging for each piece of hold luggage checked in. For flights after 27 October, passengers will be charged 3 Euros for each bag at th...More

 03/08/07     Easyjet to Fly Belfast to Gdansk, Prague, Venice and Barcelona
Easyjet has announced 4 new routes from Belfast starting in the autumn of this year serving Gdansk and Prague in Poland, Venice in Italy and Barcelona in Spain....More

 01/08/07     Easyjet announces Glasgow to Paris CDG route
Easyjet has announced that, from 29th October, it is to strat flying from Glasgow to Paris Charles de Gualle airport in France, with prices bein quoted as from 21.99 pounds one way...More

 26/07/07     Easyjet now show Inclusive prices
Easyjet have redesigned their web site with one of the changes being that as you go through the flight booking process, you are shown the total price (including taxes etc) right fr...More

 19/07/07     Easyjet to start flights to the Island of Madeira
From the end of October this year, Easyjet are to start flights to the Portuguese island of Madeira from Bristol airport and London Stansted airport....More

 16/07/07     Strike Threatened at Turkish Airlines
The union representing pilots, cabin crew and ground staff for Turkish Airlines have planned an indefinite strike starting on Friday after negotiations failed to reach an agreement...More

 09/07/07     Wizz announce 2 more Polish destinations from Doncaster Airport
Wizz Air are to start flights from Doncaster - Sheffield (Robin Hood) airport to Wroclaw and Poznan in Poland, from February 2008. These are addition to their flights from Robin Ho...More

 06/07/07     Luton has dropped plans for new runway
London Luton Airport announced today that their development plan will focus on making the most of their present facilities, dropping their plan to build a new runway 950m south of ...More

 03/07/07     Flybe open new routes from the Isle of Man, Newquay and Jersey, to Geneva
Flybe are to open up new winter routes for the skiing market after Christmas to Geneva airport in Switzerland from the Isle of Man, Newquay in Cornwall, and the Channel Island of J...More

 02/07/07     Delays expected at UK airports due to terror alert
Following the incident at Glasgow airport on Saturday, extra security precautions are in place at UK airports which are expected to cause delays to passengers, particularly those a...More

 29/06/07     3 new routes for Flyglobespan from Durham Tees Valley Airport
Flyglobespan start 3 new routes from Durham Tees Valley airport tomorrow, to Nice in France, Menorca in Spain and Pula in Croatia, after basing a second aircraft at the northern En...More

 28/06/07     EasyJet launch their own Holidays
EasyJet are now offering holidays, protected via the Travel Trust Association, in competition with the traditional package holiday companies. According to the companies new websit...More

 27/06/07     EU Commission block proposed takeover of Aer Lingus by Ryanair
It has been leaked that the EU Commission is to block the proposed take over of Aer Lingus by Ryanair. The budget airline Ryanair held a press conference yesterday in which they o...More

 22/06/07     Athens airport to get a new Exhibition and Conference Centre
Following the completion in Greece of Athens airports Retails Park in March 2007, the airport now has plans for an Exhebition and Conference with high level services and 3,000 park...More

 22/06/07     Large Investment Plans for Budapest Ferihegy Airport
The new management of Budapest Airport in Hungary have published plans to invest 261 million Euros until 2011 in an effort to become the most successful airport in Central and East...More

 20/06/07     Meridiana, based in Sardinia, Italy, added to our database of airlines
The Sardinian based airline Meridiana has been added to our database. Meridiana have been flying since 1963, have a fleet of 23 aircraft, and fly from London Gatwick to Olbia in Sa...More

 20/06/07     Air France new route from Birmingham to Lyon for the autumn
Air France are to launch a new twice daily route from Birmingham to Lyon, starting on the 3rd September. The flights will be operated by Britair, an Air France franchise based in ...More

 18/06/07     EasyJet announce new route from Luton to Vienna for the autumn
The low cost airline Easyjet have announced their first route to Austria with daily flights from London Luton to Vienna commencing on 29th September. Prices start at 22.99 pounds o...More

 13/06/07     Jet2 announce new skiers route to Chambery, France, from Edinburgh
Jet2, the low cost airline based at Leeds has announced a new winter route from Edinburgh to Chambery in south east France, close to the skiing locations of Meribel, Morzine, Val d...More

 25/05/07     Ryanair announce 13 new routes from Bristol for the winter
The low cost ariline, Ryanair have announced that they are to establish a new base at Bristol with 13 new routes fromthe westcountry airport to challenge Easyjet. Flights to Brati...More

 23/05/07     EasyJet announce Edinburgh to Paris route for autumn
The low cost airline Easyjet have announced that they are to start a new route from Edinburgh to Paris Charles de Gaulle airport from 10/09/07. This will be Easyjet's 6th new rou...More

 23/05/07     Ryanair announce East Midlands to Budapest route for autumn
Ryanair have announced that they are to start 4 flights per week from East Midlands Airport to Budapest Ferihegy airport, commencing on 31/10/07...More

 17/05/07     Clickair announce new route from Edinburgh to Barcelona, Spain
The Spanish low cost airline Clickair have announced that they are to start flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona on 01/08/07 with fairs starting at 20 pounds one way including taxes...More

 16/05/07     Wizz Air takes delivery of their first of 32 directly purchased Airbus A320s
Wizz Air, the largest low cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe has taken delivery of the first of 32 directly purchased A320s. These aircraft featuring the all new A320 Fa...More

 08/05/07     Wizz Air adds Liverpool Bucharest route for the Autumn
The Polish low cost airline Wizz Air have announced that they are to start flying from Liverpool to the Romannian city of Bucharest from 01/10/07. This brings their number of de...More

 11/04/07     SAS Braathens adds new from Gatwick to Alesund
SAS Braathens has announced a new twice weekly route from London Gatwick to Alesund on the west coast of Norway to begin on the 1st of June. This destination is considdered to b...More

 27/03/07     BMI to fly Manchester to Lyon in France
BMI have announced that they aare to make daily flights from Manchester to Lyon. BA Connect (now taken over by Flybe) had previously flown this route but Flybe decided not to conti...More

 26/03/07     Jet2 announce Edinburgh to Avignon Route
Jet2 are to start weekly flights from Edinburgh to Avignon in France, a destination not previously available from Scotland or the north of England. Prices are to start at 34.99 ...More

 20/03/07     CityJet - Air France anounce 5 routes from London City
Air France have announced that their subsidiary, CityJet will be flying new routes from London City airport to Madrid, Paris Orly, Nice, Geneva and Zurich, with upto 3 flights per ...More

 19/03/07     TUI to merge with First Choice
Following the merger of Thomas Cook and MyTravel, TUI (which owns Thomsons) has announced that they are to merge with First Choice to create Europes largest tour operator. ...More

 19/03/07     TUI to merge with First Choice
Following the merger of Thomas Cook and MyTravel, TUI (which owns Thomsons) has announced that they are to merge with First Choice to create Europes largest tour operator. ...More

 19/03/07     TUI to merge with First Choice
Following the merger of Thomas Cook and MyTravel, TUI (which owns Thomsons) has announced that they are to merge with First Choice to create Europes largest tour operator. ...More

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 15/03/07     Easyjet new autumn route from Luton to Zurich
Easyjet are to start a new twice daily route from Luton to Zurich in Switzerland from 18th September. Flights are currently being advertised at 27.99 pounds one way including ta...More

 07/03/07     Flybe cuts its routes from Bristol
As part of the reorganisation following their purchase of BA Connect, Flybe is to axe all its flights from Bristol airport, except for a long established route to Jersey, from 25 M...More

 06/03/07     Easyjet to start Gatwick to Krakow flights in the autumn
Easy jet has announced a new route from Gatwick to the Polish city of Krakow, commencing 5th October with fares from 27.99 pounds one way. This will make a total of 38 Easyjet r...More

 01/03/07     BMI announce Leeds-Bradford to Lille route
BMI has announced that it is to start flights from Leeds-Bradford airport to Lille in France on the 23rd of April. Lille,in north east France is the country's third largest city a...More

 28/02/07     EasyJet announce new route from Bristol to Milan
Easyjet have announced that they are to start flights from Bristol to Milan (Malpensa MXP) from 23rd June 2007....More

 23/02/07     EasyJet to add Edinburgh to Dortmund route
As part of Easyjets continued expansion from at Edinburgh Airport, they have anounced their intention to fly from Edinburgh to Dortmun, Germany, starting on the 30th May with price...More

 22/02/07     Jet2 alows online check-in upto 28 days in advance
Jet2 is the latest airline to enable online check-in. For flights from the UK or Amsterdam, passengers can check-in, choose their seat and print their bording pass by going online...More

 20/02/07     VLM updated website allows online checkin
VLM, the Belgian airline based at London City Airport, have upgraded their website and passengers allow you to checkin and select their seat upto 30 hours before flying, from anywh...More

 14/02/07     BMI announce new route from Aberdeen to Brussels
BMI have announced that they are to start a new route from Aberdeen airport, Scotland, to Brussels airport, Belgium, starting on 16th April 2007, using an Embraer aircraft....More

 14/02/07     EasyJet publishes its environmental strategy
EasyJet have published their environmental strategy making major promises for action on environmental-efficiency saying - "It is time for a proper debate of the sort that has be...More

 12/02/07     Centralwings adds 8 new routes for the autumn
The Polish low-cost airline Centralwings, announced the following routes to start from 28th October 2007: Stansted to Warsaw Gatwick to Krakow Edinburgh to Warsaw, Gdansk and Ka...More

 08/02/07     British Airways to charge for extra bags
British Airways is to follow the low cost airlines and start charging for extra bags (more than 1 bag) on standard fares from the 13th of February....More

 07/02/07     Ryanair announce 2 more destinations from Liverpool
Ryanair will start flying 3 times per week from Liverpool to Palma de Mallorca from March 27th and Liverpool to Alicante on April 19th. This will give a total of 9 Spanish desti...More

 01/02/07     Jet2 to offer "Package Holidays"
The airline Jet2 is to launch Jet2holidays.com later this month having joined forces with the On Holiday Group to offer dynamically packeged holidays at the click of mouse. The...More

 29/01/07     British Airways Strike called off
The strike treatened by BA cabin crew for tommorrow, Wednesday and further dates next month have been called off following an 11th hour agreement as the result of extensive negotia...More

 25/01/07     Wizz Air adding Stansted to Katowice Route
From the 30th of May Wizz Air, the expanding Polish low cost airline will be flying from London Stansted to Katowice. Flights are currently being advertised for 0.01 pounds plus...More

 25/01/07     British Airways talks break down
British Airways has announced with regret that talks aimed at reaching a settlement with the Transport and General Workers Union have broken. The Union has said it will call ou...More

 22/01/07     Thomson to lessen the effect of the rise in Air Passenger Duty
Thomsons are to offer passengers, affected by the rise in APD from February 1st, and equivalent discount on holiday accommodation booked via it's web site. ...More

 22/01/07     British Airways call in ACAS to attemp to avert planned strike action
British Airways have called in ACAS in attempt to reach an agreement and hence avoid the strike action planned for January 29-31, February 5-7 and 12-14. BA state that they believe...More

 19/01/07     Swiss named Best Airline for Europe
Swiss Airlines has been voted Best Airline for Europe in the Business Traveller Awards presented by the German Business Traveller Magazine. Magazine readers made the judgement b...More

 16/01/07     SAS to fly twice daily from Aberdeen to Copenhagen
SAS, the Scandinavian airlines are to increase their flights from Aberdeen to Copenhagen to give 2 flights per day from March 25th. The airline say it has seen an increased dema...More

 10/01/07     BMI adds three new routes
BMI Regional will start flights from Edinburgh to Zurich on March 26th. A new dail service wil start on the same date from Aberdeen to Kristiansand, Norway. They will also st...More

 09/01/07     EasyJet New Route to La Rochelle
EasyJet is to start yet another new route for the summer. From 14th July to 9th September, they will be running a daily service between Gatwick and La Rochelle. This is one of ...More

 03/01/07     EasyJet adds 3 more routes to Ibiza
Easy jet is start flights to Ibiza from Glasgow on June 16th, from Belfast on July 7th, and from Bristol on July 14th. Prices for the return flight including taxes will be from ...More

 21/12/06     Norwegian to start flights from Edinburgh to Oslo
The low cost airline Norwegian is to start flights from Edinburgh to Oslo on 15th April next year with prices starting from 25 pounds one way. This will be their first route fro...More

 18/12/06     Jet2 to fly from Manchester to Prague
Jet2, the low cost airline basedin northern england is to start flights from Manchester to Prague Ruzyně Airport on the 1st of March 2007 with daily flights available from 25t...More

 18/12/06     EasyJet to add 3 more routes from From Edinburgh
Easyjet are to start 3 new routes from Edinburgh next year: Madrid starting 25th February Milan Malpensa starting 21st May Palma de Mallorca from May 5th...More

 15/12/06     Monarch to Fly from Luton to Cyprus
Monarch is to start flights from Luton to Larnaca in Cyprus on March 26th next year which will, according to the airline, be the first low-cost schedule flight to the island. Fa...More

 15/12/06     VLM to Fly from Manchester to Rotterdam
VLM is to start direct flights from Manchester to Rotterdam (at present they offer a service via London City) starting on February 26th. There will 2 flights per day except for ...More

 13/12/06     Thomsonfly plan new Barcelona route from Cardiff
Thomsonfly is to launch low fare flights from Cardiff to Barcelona next summer. The airline will run four flights a week with prices starting at ?22.99 one-way including taxes ...More

 13/12/06     EasyJet to fly from Gatwick to Palermo and Pisa next Summer
EasyJet are to start daily flights from Gatwick to Palermo and Pisa from 18th June and 3rd of April respectively next year with prices starting at ?27.99 one-way including taxes. ...More

 08/12/06     Monarch to fly Gatwick to Murcia from May 2007
Monarch are to start a new route from Gatwick to Murcia and are offering 1,000 seats for 1pound each (normal price 36.99 pounds one way). Monarch state that since starting the B...More

 29/11/06     FlyBe announce new routes for summer including Croatia
FlyBe have released details fo their summer early, including13 new routes following their aquisition of BA Connect. These new routes include: Birmingham to Dubrovnik and Split ...More

 27/11/06     EasyJet announce new routes from Bristol and Newcastle
Easyjet are to start Bordeaux flights three times a week from Bristol from in June 2007. They will also be starting four flights a week from Newcastle to Krakow from April 1 and M...More

 22/11/06     Easyjet to include scheduled airline failure insurance for UK passengers
EasyJet has joined with Mondial UK to include Scheduled Airline Failure Insurance (SAFI) in travel policies offered to its UK passengers. This is in response to concerns raised...More

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