London Air Travel’s Monday Briefing 2022 Archive

London Air Travel » London Air Travel’s Monday Briefing 2022 Archive

London Air Travel’s Monday Briefing provides a digest of air travel news from London and around the world.

Here are all our briefings to date from this year. You can also browse an archive of all our briefings from 2020 and 2021.

January 2022

17 January 2022 – British Airways cuts many short haul routes in February & March.

24 January 2022 – Qantas is likely to delay relaunching non-stop flights from London Heathrow to Perth due to extended border closures in Western Australia. BA, Cathay Pacific and Virgin Atlantic all cut flights to Hong Kong.

31 January 2022 – British Airways CEO Sean Doyle promises service improvements to Executive Club members.

February 2022

7 February 2022 – Finnair plans to unveil its new premium economy long haul cabin; BA resumes short haul routes.

14 February 2022 – Gatwick airport hopes for a busy summer as it prepares to reopen the South Terminal.

21 February 2022 – European airlines announce their annual results; ITA Airways launches London City – Milan; American Airlines suspends London Heathrow – Seattle.

28 February 2022 – Iberia plans to add more Airbus A350 aircraft; BA reinstates more short haul routes; How Sir Tim Clark would have run BA.

March 2022

7 March 2022 – Finnair and Japan Airlines reinstate Polar routes between Europe and Tokyo. IAG adds options to acquire more Boeing 787-10 aircraft.

14 March 2022 – The South Africa Civil Aviation Authority suspends Comair’s operating licence. Lessors struggle to recover hundreds of aircraft from Russia.

21 March 2022 – Airlines prepare to expand & reinstate their route networks for the summer 2022 travel season.

28 March 2022 – Gatwick’s South Terminal reopens; JetBlue secures extra slots at Gatwick & Heathrow.

April 2022

4 April 2022 – BA and easyJet cancel scores of flights at short notice. Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary on his relationship with Airbus & Boeing.

11 April 2022 – Disruption to rail services to London airports over Easter; JetBlue plans to buy spirit; Alan Joyce & Johan Lundgren discuss reaching net zero emissions.

18 April 2022 – A look back at one of Heathrow’s much loved airlines, bmi British Midland, which was bought by IAG ten years ago this week.

25 April 2022 – BA looks to set up a cabin crew base in Madrid to alleviate staffing shortages.

May 2022

2 May 2022 – Qantas orders 12 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft capable of flying non-stop from London to Sydney; BBC returns to Heathrow and Dreamflight will return after a 3 year absence.

9 May 2022 – 40 years of American Airlines in London.

16 May 2022 – Airlines protest against Heathrow’s planned increases to passenger charges.

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