Hidden Disability lanyards success at Newcastle Airport!

Back in August 2018 Newcastle Airport revealed the “Newcastle Airport Disability Lanyard”. The scheme meant that any passengers traveling through the airport with a hidden disability could wear the discreet sunflower lanyard and subsequently can be provided with specialist care from trained airport staff, making the process of travelling through the airport easier for those passengers. Continue reading…


Autism academy launched at Newcastle Airport

A groundbreaking, and frankly life changing, academy scheme has landed at Newcastle Airport. Its aim? To help staff understand the impact of autism on their customers as well as and the various forms of neurodiversity in the North East. Continue reading…


Positive start to 2017 for Newcastle Airport

It’s been a positive start to 2017 for Newcastle Airport;  a dramatic increase in passengers saw almost 40,000 passengers using the airport in January. This was a 16.2% increase on the same month in 2016. Continue reading…


Ryanair launches new routes from Newcastle Airport

Ryanair have recently announced 5 new routes from Newcastle International Airport as part of their winter schedule. As of November 3rd, the new routes now available throughout the working week will include flights to destinations such as Wroclaw (on Sunday), Gdansk (on Monday), Tenerife and Warsaw taking off on Tuesday and finally, Lanzarote (Wednesday).. Alongside this announcement, it has also been revealed that a new direct route to Berlin has also been opened at Newcastle Airport. Continue reading…


Newcastle Airport targets Cumbrian flyers and new airport redevelopment

Newcastle International airport has the opportunity to attract many more passengers from Cumbria as they plan to expand their flight plans. This follows the Newcastle International Airport’s finished revamp of the departure lounge and now offers direct flights to 74 destinations. In 2014 the airport saw 4% of the overall 4.6 million passengers, originate from Cumbria. In terms of the future, 2016’s passenger numbers are looking to rise to 4.9 million. This is hoping to be supported by the airports new redevelopment with cafes, restaurants, bar areas and new shops. Continue reading…