In-flight weddings coming to Easyjet

Picture the scene. You’re sitting beside the love of your life, you’re tucking into some champagne as you cruise at 30,000 feet on your way to your dream honeymoon destination, when suddenly you’re asked to step into the pilot’s cockpit so he can marry you. It sounds like a scene from a bad sit-com, but according to the budget airline Easyjet it could be the route to getting their profits back to the heights they’re used to. Continue reading…


Luton airport drop-off fee introduced

If you are dropping friends or family off at Luton Airport after April 29th, don’t leave home without money.

How much is the Luton Airport drop off fee?

The airport is introducing a one pound fee for a ten minute drop off slot and the only way to avoid it is to drop your passengers at the mid-term car park where they can catch the airport shuttle bus. Continue reading…


Easyjet to sue Luton

Easyjet has announced its intention to sue both Luton Airport and Luton Borough Council for over a million pounds for their failure to deal with the heavy snow which fell earlier this month. Easyjet lost money because flights had to be cancelled after the airport was closed due to the severe weather conditions. In addition, crew members were unable to reach the airport even after it had re-opened, meaning that more flights had to be cancelled. Continue reading…


Luton airport car share scheme explained

With the aviation industry coming under constant fire for its lack of green credentials, Luton airport is introducing a car share scheme for its employees which will not only help the environment but also the staff’s pockets, with the rising price of fuel a cause for concern. Continue reading…


Silverjet sold

Since Silverjet, the Luton based business class airline, went into administration at the end of May, it has been a roller coaster of a ride for those following the news of bids and counter bids, promises and disappointments. Continue reading…


Silverjet flights grounded at Luton

Only a couple of weeks ago Silverjet, the all business class airline based at Luton airport, was celebrating its 100,000th passenger and launching a summer sale with return flights to New York and Dubai from as little as £999. How quickly things can change in the airline industry! Continue reading…


Protests against changes to Luton flight paths

Protests were held at Luton Airport last month against proposed changes to flight paths going in and out of the airport. According to the National Air Traffic Service (NATS), the new plans would mean that aircraft taking off and landing at Luton would avoid going over as many towns and villages as possible, greatly reducing the number of people whose homes are affected by low-flying aircraft. Continue reading…


Luton Airport is one of the main portals for child traffiking

It has been revealed that Luton airport is one of the main portals for child trafficking in the UK. Led by the Home Affairs Committee, an investigation is now under way to assess the number of children entering the UK via Luton and other regional airports to work as drug mules or sex workers. Continue reading…


Luton Airport purchases new environmentally friendly buses

In a move to reduce its damaging impact on the environment, Luton airport has replaced four of its airfield buses with new fuel efficient models, the beginning of a project to replace all its airport buses over the next few years. The new initiative follows plans published by the airport in January this year which outlined intentions to focus on building a better environment for the local community. Continue reading…