Happy Birthday Newcastle Airport!




Newcastle Airport celebrates its 80th birthday this week. The airport saw its first flight on 26th July 1935, when the then Air Minister, Philip Cunliffe-Lister took to the skies on a De Havilland Dragon Rapide. And how things have changed since then, when wooden huts controlled the airport base. Now the airport, fondly referred to […]

NEW Glasgow to Bulgaria Flights




From next summer Glasgow Airport will offer flights to Vama, Bulgaria with Balkan Holidays. The tour operator, which specialises in Bulgarian holidays, will offer a choice of 7, 10 and 14 night breaks, flying from Glasgow to Vama each week. The Bulgarian city is the country’s third largest city, and boasts a mix of stunning […]

MEPs back EU system to protect PNR data




Draft EU rules on sharing and protecting the Passenger Name Record (PNR) data of people flying to or from the EU, and its use by member states and Europol to fight terrorism and serious transnational crime, were approved by the Civil Liberties Committee last week. PNR data is information provided by passengers and collected by […]

Record June for Birmingham Airport




Birmingham Airport is celebrating a record June this year, with its busiest month, ever! Nearly 1 million passengers used the airport, seeing the airport increase its passenger numbers by 2.8%. Much of the growth has been experienced in long haul travel – up by 20% compared with the same time last year. With long haul […]

New easyJet Ski Route




easyJet has announced a brand new Gatwick route this winter. From December, the budget airline will be flying from Gatwick to Friedrichshafen, in Germany. The destination will give skiers and snowboarders access to a myriad of superb ski resorts across Europe, all within a few hours drive away. Speaking about the new route, Neil Slaven, […]

New Liverpool to Prague Flights




Czech Airlines have celebrated their inaugural Liverpool to Prague flight. The new service will operate twice a week, flying on Fridays and Mondays. The 1 hour and 55 minutes flights are ideally placed for tourists to enjoy the majestic city for a long weekend, a city that is described as one of Europe’s most beautiful. […]