British Airways sister unit Vueling SA will add onboard Wi-Fi to its planes as early as next month in a bid to lure more business passengers and set itself apart from low-cost rivals Ryanair Holdings Plc and EasyJet Plc.
Norwegian Air Shuttle AS will fly to three U.S. cities from Gatwick airport starting next year, expanding the discount carrier’s long-haul reach and restoring links between London’s second-biggest airport and New York.
London Gatwick airport told a U.K. government commission into future flight capacity that it could add a second runway for as little as 5 billion pounds ($7.7 billion), eliminating the need for a single U.K. hub.
Turkish discount carrier Pegasus Airlines is studying options for expansion including flights to London Gatwick airport and destinations in France and Italy as it awaits traffic rights to grow in the Middle East and Africa.
OAO Aeroflot, Russia’s largest airline, plans to establish a discount division at a cost of $100 million over two years after specialist no-frills operators EasyJet Plc and Wizz Air Ltd. targeted its home market.