Emirates
Europe

Emirates launches daily A380 service to Glasgow, Scotland

Emirates has landed its first A380 in Glasgow, launching the first regular service of the aircraft to Scotland. A crowd of local fans gathered to witness the arrival of inaugural flight EK025 as it touched down on Glaswegian soil at 19:34 last night. The plane is the world’s largest passenger aircraft, with a wingspan of 79.8 metres – more than […]

Heathrow
Europe

Heathrow welcomes 6.5m passengers in March

Heathrow’s passenger numbers continued to climb in March, with over 6.5 million travellers passing through the airport. The figure marked the 29th consecutive month of growth for the south-east England airport. Notable spikes in the previous month included St Patricks and Mother’s Day, and suggest attitudes towards travel remain strong despite ongoing uncertainty around Brexit. Heathrow chief executive, John Holland-Kaye, […]

Britannia
Europe

Britannia hotel reopens in Norway

After a four-year, US$160 million renovation, Norway’s iconic Britannia has had its grand reopening. A member of Leading Hotels of the World, the 246-room, 11-suite property is set in the city of Trondheim, located on the fjords of central Norway and just sixty miles south of the Arctic Circle. Originally opened in 1870 for aristocratic Britons in search of some […]

airport
Europe

Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport puts spring in its step

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) continues to strengthen its status as Germany’s leading international aviation hub. Starting on March 31, travelers will be able to fly from Frankfurt to a total of 306 destinations in 98 countries. In this year’s summer season, the number of flights will increase moderately (by more than one percent) compared to last year. Seat capacity will also […]

airport
Europe

Naked man attempts to board plane in Moscow airport

A man was filmed trying to board a plane to Crimea in a Moscow airport after stripping in public. He stood in the line for the ticket check fully nude, before bewildered police detained him. At first, it seemed like a typical Saturday at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport. Passengers were lining up near the jet bridge to board a plane for […]

UK hottest
Europe

UK weather forecast: Hottest spring on record on the way

Britain could see its hottest spring since records began with temperatures expected to soar well above average across the country through most of the season. The Met Office is predicting glorious weather for the three months until June starting with potentially record-breaking spring warmth this week. By Thursday most of the UK will experience temperatures in the high teens, and they could even hit 20C in […]

EasyJet
Europe

easyJet ‘stands ready’ with no-deal Brexit contingency plan

easyJet has said it continues to “stand ready” to activate its contingency plan should Britain leave the European Union without a deal in the next few weeks. The future relationship between the EU and UK remains in flux following a decision by UK prime minister, Theresa May, to request more time to get a deal passed parliament. The UK will […]

honda
Automobiles

Honda closing UK car plant in 2022

Japanese car maker Honda is set to announce it’s closing its only British car plant in 2022 with the loss of 3,500 jobs, a lawmaker told Reuters, in the latest blow to the UK car industry as Brexit approaches. A closure of Honda’s Swindon factory in southern England would be its second plant shuttering in 2022. The automaker said more than a year ago […]