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All MAG airports report strong November figures

All MAG airports report strong November figures

MAG, the operator of Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports, saw continuing growth in November as new long-haul routes saw its airports serve 7.7 per cent more passengers than in the same month last year.

Heathrow sees record passenger flows in November

Heathrow sees record passenger flows in November

In another consecutive record month for the airport, 6.11 million passengers travelled through Heathrow in November, up 3.3 per cent. This is the first time that passenger volumes in November have exceeded six million.

Boeing Business Jets unveils BBJ 777X

Boeing Business Jets unveils BBJ 777X

Boeing Business Jets is launching the BBJ 777X, a new model that can fly more than half way around the world without stopping, farther than any business jet ever built.

Thomas Cook signs interline deals with Liat and airBaltic

Thomas Cook signs interline deals with Liat and airBaltic

With its fleet of 101 aircraft, Europe’s eleventh-largest airline group is flying to almost 70 destinations this winter season and through cooperation with a total of 52 partner airlines, the number rises to over 250 destinations in Europe, America, Africa, Asia and Australia.

Which? warns airline passengers over ‘no-show’ clauses

Which? warns airline passengers over ‘no-show’ clauses

Which? are warning airlines that they are at risk of breaking consumer law by imposing rip-off ‘no show’ clauses. Some carriers use the clauses to cash in when a passenger misses the first leg of their journey, the consumer advocates argue.

Virgin Atlantic pilots to strike over Christmas

Virgin Atlantic pilots to strike over Christmas

A number of pilots at Virgin Atlantic will take strike action over the Christmas period. Pilots represented by the Professional Pilots Union will strike from December 22nd until Christmas Day, on December 25th.

Tui restructures European airlines to combat increasing competition

Tui restructures European airlines to combat increasing competition

Tui has created a new organisational model for its airlines across Europe and changed various management functions. In addition, Tui Group will further intensify the integration of its airlines in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Scandinavia, the Netherlands and Germany with the source market organisations.