Aviation News

New France eco-tax won’t hit Euro travel, experts predict

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The costs of flights from French city airports is going up next year, as a new eco tax comes into effect. Measures are being mooted in a number of other countries, too.

New flights from Ireland and Canada to Europe

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Despite warnings of flights being severely affected under a no-deal Brexit, Ryanair has unveiled 15 new routes from Ireland to Europe for summer 2019. 

Global air passenger numbers soar in 2018

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Demand for worldwide air traffic grew 7.8% annually to June 2018, but there are worries that international trade wars and summer strikes will send air passenger figures and forecasts into a tailspin. Halo Financial examines the latest report from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Frankfurt Airport most connected in Europe

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Low-cost carrier Ryanair is launching 13 new routes to eight European countries from London Southend Airport, while Liverpool John Lennon Airport has a new Scandinavian connection and Canadian airlines add new European flights and more seats

Ryanair launches 13 new European routes from Southend Airport

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Low-cost carrier Ryanair is launching 13 new routes to eight European countries from London Southend Airport, while Liverpool John Lennon Airport has a new Scandinavian connection and Canadian airlines add new European flights and more seats

Record 2.23 billion passengers use European airports

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Passenger numbers at European Union airports have hit a record 2.23 billion and are predicted to keep rising in future years. But airport profit levels are under pressure from the cost of extra security and the effect of rising interest rates and bad debt, according to Airports Council International.

Top UK airports announce expansion plans and record passenger growth

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Heathrow, Gatwick and Cardiff Airports have all unveiled ambitious expansion plans to keep growing record passenger numbers, add new routes and improve facilities for passengers. Halo Financial shares its latest round up of new UK airport routes and services available and the latest industry news.

UK manufacturers ‘left in limbo’ over Brexit

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UK manufacturers have been “left in limbo” over Brexit, with most claiming they are unclear about Britain’s future relationship with Europe, says a new survey. 

Global air traffic rises, but strikes set to disrupt flights in France

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More people travelled by air in February, but upcoming strikes in French airports and IT updates at London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports are set to bring disruption to April flights and problems for passengers. However, a number of new routes have been launched, offering more choice for passengers.