Category: Airport News

New Holiday Inn at London Southend Airport 0

New Holiday Inn at London Southend Airport

A new Holiday Inn hotel has recently opened at London Southend Airport. Feautring 129 bedrooms, it is ideally situated alongside the new terminal building at the rapidly-expanding Essex airport. Naturally it also features a...

LOT Polish 787 flights in Europe 0

LOT Polish 787 flights in Europe

LOT Polish Airlines has announced a series of intra-European flights on their new Boeing 787 aircraft to aid in crew familiarity. The first aircraft is due for delivery in November, making LOT the first...

Phuket Airport expansion begins 0

Phuket Airport expansion begins

Phuket Airport in Thailand is bursting at the seams. Its owners, Airports of Thailand, has therefore begun an expansion process to help it cope. The process will be split into three phases, and will...

Will Ryanair buy Stansted Airport? 0

Will Ryanair buy Stansted Airport?

That’s what recent news stories seems to suggest. Ryanair – who yesterday claimed they’d buy a dog if it was the right price – are looking to take a 25% stake in London Stansted...

Philippine Airlines wants to build its own Manila Airport 0

Philippine Airlines wants to build its own Manila Airport

Recent news from the Philippines suggests that national carrier Philippine Airlines, which recently announced a mega order for 54 Airbus aircraft, wants to build its own airport. Given the recent news from Ryanair, who...

United Airlines 787 domestic flights 0

United Airlines 787 domestic flights

Prior to going into service, United Airlines will flying its first Boeing 787 aircraft (the first one in North America) on a number of domestic routes for the rest of the year in order...

Virgin Atlantic announces Manchester to London Heathrow route 1

Virgin Atlantic announces Manchester to London Heathrow route

Virgin Atlantic will fly its first domestic route from the summer 2013 timetable as it begins linking Manchester with London Heathrow multiple times per day. The airline feels that since the sale of bmi...

Guangzhou Airport expansion begins 0

Guangzhou Airport expansion begins

Guangzhou Baiyun Airport in the Pearl River Delta has begun a $3 billion expansion that will turn it into one of the top three airports in China. The airport sits amongst other major airports...

Carlisle set to expand into regional airport 0

Carlisle set to expand into regional airport

After a long battle with local authorities and land owners, sleepy Carlisle Airport may finally be set to expand into a UK regional airport with passenger and cargo flights. The small airport, located to...