NEWS Qatar Airways Celebrates Birmingham Route!

On March 30th, Qatar Airways’ first inaugural service from Doha-Birmingham took place. This mark’s Qatar Airways’ 4th destination within the UK adding to UK flights from Edinburgh, Manchester & London Heathrow. This service will take place 8x per week with their Boeing B787-8 Dreamliner, marking nearly 75 flights per week outside of the UK alone…

NEWS Further Cuts for Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways have announced that further cuts will be made to the airline. Earlier, last week, they announced that they were degrading their fleet numbers from 52 aircraft down to 36 aircraft. This week however, they have announced that 600 jobs are to be “retrenched” or “redeployed”, hinting at job cuts. The Kenya Airways CEO…

NEWS Garuda Indonesia Launches Heathrow Service!

Garuda Indonesia (GA/GIA) launched their Jakarta (CGK/WIII) – London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) Service on 31st March 2016 from Jakarta to Heathrow’s Terminal 3. The flight landed at 19:48GMT, 53 minutes behind schedule. Garuda Indonesia operate this route with their Boeing B777-300ER Aircraft. The first flight today was flown by PK-GIF from Singapore. The outbound flight will route…

NEWS Boeing is cutting 4,000 jobs

The aircraft maker said it should be able to achieve the job reductions, equal to about 2% of its worldwide staff, through normal attrition, voluntary buyouts and leaving open positions unfilled. “We’ll only use involuntary layoffs as a last resort,” said spokesman Doug Adler. Last month the company announced a plan to save money by…

BREAKING Landvetter Airport (Sweden) evacuated after ‘two suspicious packages found’

A major airport in Sweden has been evacuated after reports of a controlled explosion and two suspicious packages being found. Landvetter Airport reportedly received a bomb threat earlier on today. ALERT https://t.co/1jjhY4y8Qk Domestic flights area at Landvetter Airport in Sweden evacuated due to suspicious package – SVT — AIRLIVE (@airlivenet) March 31, 2016 Swedish media…

NEWS Ryanair Expands Liverpool Routes!

Irish Low-Cost Carrier Ryanair have announced plans to expand their winter schedule for this year with a brand new route from Liverpool to Sofia, Bulgaria. The service will run 2x per week using their Boeing B737-800 aircraft. The service is due to start on 31st October 2016 when the winter schedule starts and will operate…