Birmingham Airport has unveiled £14 Million worth of improvements aimed at cutting down congestion for passengers. Last year the airport faced a barrage of complaints after queues built up and some passengers actually missed flights.

They will expand their do it yourself check-in areas designed to make checking in much faster. They also have a new liquid preparation area which reduces queuing in security aisles. The facility has new booths where passengers can clearly see what is and isn’t allowed and what should be bagged up.

The aviation minister, Baroness Sugg, visited Birmingham airport to see some of the changes … Read more

Ryanair has announced a total of 16 flight cancellations tomorrow, as pilots vote to strike for a third day. With more strikes arranged in the coming days, Ryanair Chief Executive doesn’t seem to be backing down or wavering from his unsympathetic tone, threatening striking workers with job loses if it continues.

This comes after the airline reported a 22 percent fall in profits during the first quarter.

Irish pilots are due to strike tomorrow and cabin crew in Belgium, Portugal and Spain are due to strike on Wednesday and Thursday. The airline have had to cancel a further 600 flights. … Read more