Uzbekistan

Better access to Silk Road destinations with Air…

Kazakhstan’s flagship carrier Air Astana is launching flights from Heathrow, Frankfurt and Paris via its Astana hub from March 29. The new routes offer greater access to the Silk Road destinations, including Tashkent in Uzbekistan.…

Qatar Airways

Upgrade for Qatar Airways services from Gatwick and…

The state carrier is upgrading services this winter. Routes from Manchester will operate on the more spacious Boeing 777, while the frequency of flights from Gatwick is increasing from 14 to 16 flights a week.…

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines launches flights from Manchester

The country’s national carrier will fly four times a week from the north-west hub to Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa. The new direct service is set to benefit 400,000 people across the north of England who…

Plane

UN calls for travel and tourism sector to…

Executive secretary of UN climate change Patricia Espinosa has called for the travel and tourism sector to find new, innovative ways to reduce its carbon footprint. Espinosa made the call during a speech at the…

London

UKinbound announces new board of directors

The UK trade association has appointed a new board of directors. The 14 new board members from across the tourism industry will serve for two years. They will step into their roles at UKinbound’s annual…

Ryanair

Ryanair expects to break festive season record

Ryanair is set to carry 10 million passengers over the Christmas and New Year period. The carrier expects to break its 2017 record by 5 per cent in the period between December 11 and January…