Some airline route news:
Jet2 opens new base at Bristol Airport
Jet2 is hoping for a big post-Covid summer season next year. It will station three aircraft at Bristol Airport in order to serve 33 European destinations.
Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece and Turkey will all see direct flights from Bristol.
Four routes will be completely new to Bristol Airport: Almeria, Kalamata, Lesvos and Izmir.
Loganair returns to Teesside
After a three year absence, Loganair is relaunching at Teesside International with routes to five destinations.
It will use an Embraer 145 aircraft to operate Aberdeen and Belfast City from 1st February, whilst Dublin, Jersey and Newquay are set to launch over the summer.
Loganair will go head to head with domestic competitor Eastern Airways, which also plans to operate four of the five new routes. Only Jersey is currently unserved since Flybe pulled out last year.
Manchester gets Iberia Express flights
Following on from our coverage of the three new Avios redemption opportunities from Newcastle over the Christmas holidays with Iberia Express, Manchester has also received a boost.
Iberia Express will run 16 flights to Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Madrid from the 26th December until 3rd January.