UK Air recovery 2022

Since the arrival of COVID, the UK’s recovery in air travel demand has been well below the European average with the country adopting severe travel restrictions in the early days and waiting longer than many of its European neighbours before removing the majority of restrictions. It has consistently lagged behind its major European rivals France, […]

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The latest airport traffic statistics from the UK CAA for August 2022 confirm that none of the country’s top 15 airports has yet seen traffic recover to pre-pandemic levels. Even Germany, which has a significantly lower rate of recovery than the UK, had a few airports that were recording traffic growth compared with three years […]


Aer Lingus Regional on Thursday 7 July added two new routes from Belfast BHD. Using ATR 72s operated by Emerald Airlines, there will be daily flights on the 510-kilometre route to Southampton, competing with Eastern Airways, which already offers 13-weekly flights. In addition, Aer Lingus Regional is now offering 5-weekly flights on the 400-kilometre route […]

Located in the northwest corner of Northern Ireland, City of Derry serves the city of Derry/Londonderry. Traffic at the airport peaked in 2008 at almost 450,000 passengers, with Ryanair operating flights to seven UK destinations; Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Glasgow PIK, Liverpool, London LTN and London STN. British Airways served Glasgow and Dublin thanks to […]

December 3, 2021 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis