NEWS WestJet Announces Boston Service

Canadian Carrier WestJet have launched their newest service out of Halifax Airport to Boston using their Bombardier Dash 8 Q400. The flight will operate daily on WestJet’s Encore fleet.  “WestJet Encore is pleased to begin flying year-round between Halifax Stansfield International Airport and Boston Logan’s International Airport,” said Ferio Pugliese, President, WestJet Encore, and Executive…

NEWS Thomas Cook Expands Leeds Operations

Thomas Cook have announced new routes from Leeds Bradford Airport for their Summer 2017 schedule. They have announced that they will be starting services to Faro, Naples, Mahom, Tenerife, Larnaca & Alicante with Monarch from Leeds, as well as operating flights to Palma Di Mallorca with Evelop Airlines. James Burrows, Thomas Cook’s aviation director, said:…

NEWS Belgocontrol In Trouble?

The TUEM (Trade Union Eurocontrol Maastricht) made a post on Facebook about the Belgian ATC’s social conflicts with Belgocontrol, the local Belgian Air Traffic Control organisation. The TUEM posted this on Facebook: “The Belgian Air Traffic Controllers have for some time been in a social conflict with their employer, Belgocontrol. The retirement age is a small…

NEWS HNA Group To Takeover Monarch?

The HNA Group, which is the Chinese Conglomerate of Hainan Airlines have supposedly been in talks with Monarch Airlines to acquire the airline as part of their global takeover spree. If the deal is completed, it would represent the biggest investment into a British Airline.  Monarch is owned by Greybull Capital who got the airline…