Tag: Transatlantic

Aer Lingus: flights from Manchester to Barbados takes off

Aer Lingus’ first transatlantic service from the UK took to the skies this morning with the departure of the airline’s first ever non-stop direct flight from Manchester to Barbados. The brand new EI 31 service departed at 10.15am marking a major new milestone in the Irish flag-carrier’s ser...

JetBlue could fly to multiple London airports when it starts transatlantic routes

JetBlue could fly to multiple London airports when it starts transatlantic routes

JetBlue Airways is not ruling out flying from multiple London airports when it launches its first transatlantic routes in 2021. Speaking to Bloomberg TV's Guy Johnson at the World Aviation Festival in London today, the airline's president and chief operating officer, Joanna Geraghty, said JetBl...

Norwegian to end transatlantic flights between Ireland and North America

Norwegian to end transatlantic flights between Ireland and North America

Norwegian is to stop operating low-cost long-haul routes between Ireland and North America on 15 September as said they are “no longer commercially viable”. The move was made as the carrier realigns after the impact of the grounding of its 737 Max fleet in March. The aircraft is not expected...

Norwegian flies 3.7m passengers in July

Norwegian flies 3.7m passengers in July

Norwegian carried more than 3.7 million passengers in July and the load factor across its network was 93.5 per cent, up half a percentage point. A total of 3,714,432 passengers chose to fly with Norwegian in July. The total traffic (RPK) increased by six per cent and the capacity growth (ASK) wa...

KLM starts new route to Las Vegas

KLM starts new route to Las Vegas

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines started a new Amsterdam-Las Vegas (LAS) route on 6 June utilising a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The aircraft has a capacity of 294 seats per flight and will operate twice a week this month. Starting 1 July, a third weekly flight will be added. The new KLM flights will ex...

La Compagnie’s first A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight

La Compagnie’s first A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight

The first single-aisle Airbus A321neo destined for La Compagnie - an exclusively business-class French airline operating scheduled transatlantic flights - will commence transatlantic services on 6 June from Paris Orly Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport. On lease from GECAS, La Compa...

Virgin Atlantic, Air France and KLM launch first codeshare partnership

Virgin Atlantic, Air France and KLM launch first codeshare partnership

Virgin Atlantic, Air France and KLM have launched their first codeshare agreement – creating new transatlantic travel options for fliers to and from North America. The partnership makes it easier for customers to build their trips across the Atlantic by combining flights operated by Air France,...

NATS: UK flights grow in January by 1.6%

NATS: UK flights grow in January by 1.6%

UK air traffic management company NATS said January saw 181,362 flights fly through UK airspace - an increase of 1.6 per cent compared to January 2018. This accounted for 23.7 per cent of all European traffic and demonstrates the continuously increasing global demand for air travel. The bigge...

Norwegian adds seasonal routes from NY to Athens and Chicago to Barcelona

Norwegian adds seasonal routes from NY to Athens and Chicago to Barcelona

Low-cost long-haul carrier Norwegian has grown its transatlantic route offering after adding new non-stop routes from New York to Athens and Chicago to Barcelona for the 2019 summer season. Service from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Barcelona-El Prat Airport begins 7 June, 2019; and ...

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