News

07
October

Twinjet twins

Twin brothers born within 30min of one another who went on to become British Airways pilots celebrated their 60th birthdays and retired on Saturday after landing their final flights 30sec apart. Happy landings: The Hart brothers Jeremy and Nick Hart, both A320 captains on BA short-haul routes, decided a fitting… Read More

07
October

Eurowings asks passengers to vote on potential new routes

German LCC Eurowings is linking up passenger engagement with its route development strategy by asking customers to vote for the route they want the airline to fly. The Lufthansa Group wholly owned subsidiary launched the “You vote, we fly” campaign Oct. 4, giving passengers a choice of 10 European short-haul routes…. Read More

07
October

Boeing, JetBlue-backed Zunum plans 12-seat regional aircraft launch

US startup Zunum Aero plans to launch a 12-passenger regional airliner with hybrid-electric propulsion with venture-capital backing from Boeing and New York-based JetBlue Airways. The company, which is also getting support from Washington state—where Zunum is based—aims to certify and deliver the aircraft in 2022. Zunum has the stated goal… Read More

04
September

Virgin Trains’ Liverpool lounge

As part of the renovation of Liverpool Lime Street station, Virgin Trains has opened a temporary First Class lounge and customer information point before a permanent facility opens this autumn. Designed by Office Twelve, the lounge features high-quality fixtures and fittings and a mix of bespoke and off-the-shelf furniture and… Read More

04
September

BA joins forces with Loganair

Passengers from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland will be able to book directly on to British Airways’ global network at Heathrow, Gatwick and London City Airport from 1 September after the airline signed a new codeshare deal with Loganair. Loganair begins operating as an independent airline on that date… Read More