Football Flight Fever Takes Over!

After England's dramatic penalty shootout victory over Colombia, flight booking websites have reported an 83% increase in bookings to Russia as fans clamber to witness history

Although England did not top their group, hopeful British football fans believe that this has boosted the nations chances of getting to the World Cup final, with a more favourable route of opponents. As well as bookings, flight enquiries to Russia have also soared by 84%, according to

England’s quarter final with Sweden takes place on Saturday and football fans in the Capital have been scrambling to book flights to witness Harry Kane’s fine form as report a 74% rise in bookings from London to Russia since the tournament began.

Liverpool fans are keen to see their club skipper, Jordan Henderson, lift the World Cup – flight search from Liverpool to Russia has risen by 160%!

The partnership of Harry Maguire and John Stones has proven successful so far in the competition for England and Yorkshire residents are travelling to Russia in full force to support their local lads. Bookings to Russia from Leeds have reportedly increased by 206% since the start of the tournament.

Manchester has always been a hotbed of football and fans are rushing to get their flights booked to support their home-grown players Jesse Lingard, Raheem Sterling, Kyle Walker and Marcus Rashford. Bookings to Russia from Manchester have increased by 99% since the World Cup began.