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Wizz Air reaches new passenger milestone in UK

Wizz Air reaches new passenger milestone in UK

Wizz Air has reached a total of 60 million UK passengers since its first flight from London Luton to Katowice, Poland, in 2004. In 2019 alone Wizz Air has flown over 9.2 million passengers, representing a 26 per cent growth year-on-year.

Boeing predicts mid-2020 return for 737 Max

Boeing predicts mid-2020 return for 737 Max

Boeing has predicted a “mid-2020” return to service for the 737 Max, months later than anticipated. Trading was halted in Boeing shares following release of the news, with the price having fallen five per cent earlier.

Badrutt’s Palace launches own-brand plane

Badrutt’s Palace launches own-brand plane

The 30-seater Dornier 328 jet will take its inaugural flight on February 14th, departing from London’s Biggin Hill Airport to Samedan St. Moritz, running on selected dates in February thereafter.

WestJet to launch Manchester-Halifax connections in June

WestJet to launch Manchester-Halifax connections in June

Manchester Airport has revealed its quickest ever transatlantic route will launch later this year. Direct flights to Halifax in Canada will start in June with WestJet, which will start operating from the northern gateway for the first time.

Aegean breaks passenger records in 2019

Aegean breaks passenger records in 2019

Aegean set a new traffic record in 2019, nearly reaching the 15 million passenger threshold. The carrier recorded a seven per cent increase in total passenger traffic last year, a significant achievement marking 20 years of operation.

Manchester signs tourism partnership with New York City

Manchester signs tourism partnership with New York City

Formalised at a press conference at Cultureplex in Manchester, the new two-year alliance includes a collaboration agreement between the two cities, the sharing of best practices in tourism marketing and a partnership with Virgin Atlantic to stimulate reciprocal travel.

Record passenger numbers at airBaltic

Record passenger numbers at airBaltic

airBaltic carried 5,049,317 passengers in 2019, or 22 per cent more than the year before, on its network. The figure is the highest number in the history of the Latvian airline.