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Aberdeen Hotels – Further Slump

Aberdeen Hotel Room

Hotels in Aberdeen have suffered a slump in trade in October 2015. This is believed to be as a result of the impact of the downturn in the gas and oil industry in Aberdeen. Tourism forecaster LJ Research stated that the revenue per available room, RevPAR, which is a benchmark for the hotel sector, made […]

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Newcastle Airport – Ryanair Triple Routes

Rynair Kate Sherry at Newcastle Airport

Ryanair will triple routes flying out of Newcastle Airport which will support hundreds of jobs. Ryanair will be adding Malaga and Alicante to the already existing Dublin routes to build their presence in the Newcastle region. The number of flights from Newcastle airport will be doubled by Ryanair as it hopes to make one hundred […]

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Newcastle Airport Wants Third Runway For Heathrow

Newcastle Airport CEO

Newcastle airport CEO wants Heathrow airport to be awarded the third runway and for the announcement to be made before Christmas. Newcastle Airport CEO, David Laws, has asked the government to come to a decision before Christmas and give authorization for a third runway to be awarded to Heathrow before Christmas 2015. The chief executive […]

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Newcastle Airport Help Easyjet Reach Record Profits

Easyjet Aircraft Taking Off - Newcastle Airport.

Newcastle Airport has helped Easyjet reach record profits for 5 years in a row. In the year which ended on 30 Sept 2015, about one million passengers have travelled from Newcastle airport to destinations which have included Corfu, Rhodes and Spit. A strong demand for new routes from Newcastle Airport has resulted in Easyjet record […]

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Birmingham Airport Announce Flights To Prague

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Birmingham airport has secured Czech Airlines as the eleventh new airline in 2015 and has announced that it will start flights Czechoslovakia in 2016. The flights will begin in April 2016 to the city of Prague in Czechoslovakia and will operate 5 times per week. Czech Airlines, a flag carrier for the Czech Republic will […]

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Birmingham Airport and Qatar Airways Agree on New Doha Flights

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Birmingham Airport will operate 8 flights per week to the Qatari capital, Hamad International airport from March 2016. Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft will be used on the flights to Doha from Birmingham. Qatar Airways has become the latest airline to be signed up by Birmingham International airport. Birmingham airport has become the 4th airport in […]

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Birmingham Airport – Ryanair Plans to Grow Flights

Carol Anne O'Neill

Birmingham airport has been told by Ryanair that it plans to grow the flights it operates from Birmingham by 25 percent. The growth at Birmingham airport will include a new twice weekly route to Corfu in Greece and new twice weekly route to Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. Other additional flights will be included to […]

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Belfast International Airport Has Winter Flight Boost

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An announcement of about 300,000 winter air travel seats in addition to the seats already available at Belfast International Airport (BIA) has been welcomed as good news for the area. Belfast International Airport in Aldergrove is near the centre of Northern Ireland but faces stiff competition from Belfast City Airport, Derry Airport and lately Dublin […]

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Belfast International Airport – Merger Remains Unlikely

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There is a case that can be argued that the four airports in Northern Ireland continue to be served by the four current airports, Belfast International airport, Belfast City Airport, Derry City airport and Dublin Airport. Derry City airport continues as long as cross border councils and interest groups continue to provide financial support. The […]

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