News Listings for Humberside International

  • SAS plans Copenhagen-Bremen service for winter

    News | 14 Jun 2013 09:56

    <p>SAS will launch direct flights between Copenhagen and Bremen on 28 October, as part of its 2013/14 winter schedule.</p><p>The Scandinavian airline is to...
  • SAS to open Humberside-Copenhagen route

    News | 13 Jun 2013 09:58

    <p>SAS will launch direct services between UK airport Humberside International and Copenhagen on 28 October.</p><p>The carrier will fly five times per week...
  • Manchester buys Humberside Airport

    News | 10 Jun 1999 10:54 | Simon Montlake

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>Manchester Airport has bought a majority stake in Humberside International Airport in north-east England, becoming the first state-owned airport to buy another in the UK.</P> <P>Humberside handles 362,000 passenger a year and its scheduled services include flights to Amsterdam on KLM and to Paris on Gill Air. North Lincolnshire council, one of three local government shareholders in the airport, will retain a 17% stake after Manchester acquired an 83% holding.</P> <P>Manchester Airport chief executive, Geoff Muirhead, says Humberside has potential to grow as a regional airport and will benefit from the airport management experience of its new owner. He predicts passenger traffic will grow to over 600,000 by "early next century".</P> <P>Manchester plans to invest £6 million over the next five years to update facilities including baggage reclaim and computer systems at Humberside. The airport - established in 1974 - will become part of the Ma
  • KLM uk aircraft diverts after burning smell in cockpit

    News | 05 May 1999 10:28 | Simon Warburton

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>KLM uk is carrying out an investigation following an incident on Saturday when one of its Fokker 100 aircraft carrying 78 passengers was forced to make an emergency landing at Humberside International Airport in north-east England.</P> <P>The aircraft - registered as G-UKFR - was operating as UK2065 en route from Amsterdam to Aberdeen when the crew declared an emergency after noticing "a strong electrical burning smell", according to a source at KLM uk.</P> <P>The two-man flight crew immediately donned breathing apparatus but there are no reports that the burning smell extended to the main cabin.</P> <P>A Humberside International Airport spokeswoman adds: "Flight KLM uk 2065 diverted here at around 15:00 on 1 May after the Captain declared an emergency. The aircraft landed safely at 15:08."</P> <P>The aircraft was attended to by two Humberside fire crews and three other crews from the nearby city.</P> <P>All 78 passengers and five crew w