Articles tagged “united kingdom”

U.S. and UK Agree to Preserve Open Skies Air Service After Brexit

U.S. and UK Agree to Preserve Open Skies Air Service After Brexit

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and other carriers will benefit from the deal, which maintains the right of UK-based carriers to fly between the U.S. and UK. Let’s hope the UK is able to have a smooth departure from the European Union because the lack of one would mean negotiating dozens of air rights deals.

3 weeks ago

EU Warns Brexit Could See UK Flights Grounded

EU Warns Brexit Could See UK Flights Grounded

Jonathan Stearns, Bloomberg

Another day, another warning that Brexit could lead to flight chaos. In the past the UK government dismissed such fear-mongering but a failure to come to an arrangement with the European Union has put it in a very tough position.

3 months ago

Northern England Is Getting a Tourism Boost from Direct Manchester-Beijing Flights

Northern England Is Getting a Tourism Boost from Direct Manchester-Beijing Flights

Thomas Buckley, Bloomberg

Manchester is obviously very proud of its direct air link with China's capital. If it continues to be a success, will more decide to follow?

3 months ago

U.S. and UK Airlines Should Retain Lucrative Transatlantic Air Rights After Brexit

U.S. and UK Airlines Should Retain Lucrative Transatlantic Air Rights After Brexit

Tim Ross, Nick Wadhams and Alan Levin, Bloomberg

This is a no-brainer. No matter what happens with Brexit, U.S. and UK airlines need open skies between the two countries. It would be unthinkable if big airlines lost their rights to fly between London and major U.S. cities.

10 months ago