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....It must be a busy time in the PR department at British Airways. Stories have been flowing through the press about that airline almost daily, waxing and waning in appeal like a good news/bad news joke. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Sunday 26th of March 2017 12:01:15 AM
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....The global aerospace industry enjoyed a surge in aircraft orders in February, putting it on track for another record year of deliveries and boosting the UK economy. The number of commercial aircraft ordered by airlines jumped to 43 last month from just four in February 2016, according to ADS, the industry trade association. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....She said three of the girls were allowed to fly after putting dresses over the top of their clothing, but two were prevented from boarding. She criticised the airliner for its actions, asking: "Since when does United police women's clothing?". ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . It covers inbound flights on airlines operating out of 10 airports in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . Tim Alderslade of Airlines UK says top of the wish-list is "full access to each other's markets for airlines", but also "no restrictions on access between the EU and third countries, including the United States". ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. Budget airlines have transformed air travel over the past two decades, making a flight almost as cheap as a coach journey for hundreds of millions of travellers. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....One of his ideas was to give each lorry a woman's name, starting with Twiggy, after the model, and later there was a Tammy and a Dolly, after singers Tammy Wynette and Dolly Parton. The first time that the firm listed on the stock market in 2007, it was as part of the wider Stobart Group, whose other businesses include Southend Airport and a regional airline in Ireland. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The regulator believes price comparison websites, apps and switching services could offer even greater benefits to consumers than they do now. Apart from energy, it is looking at other sectors of the economy such as insurance, banking, phone and broadband services, and airline flights. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....American Airlines and China's biggest carrier by passengers, China Southern, have agreed a strategic partnership. The US airline will buy $200m (£159m) worth of shares in the Chinese firm and the two will "seek to increase cooperation". ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....”. However, these messages came as the airline industry and the car industry warned of the consequences of failing to secure an agreement with the EU. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... When I wrote to complain, BA admitted that it could not stock enough food for everyone, although it managed to do so when food was provided at no extra charge. Unlike other budget airlines, BA does not accept cash, so each transaction takes several minutes. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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BA has its head in the clouds over buy-on-board food image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 30th of March 2017 06:00:19 AM
.... When I wrote to complain, BA admitted that it could not stock enough food for everyone, although it managed to do so when food was provided at no extra charge. Unlike other budget airlines, BA does not accept cash, so each transaction takes several minutes. ...
UK businesses welcome May's free trade call but warn of no-deal Brexit disaster image
....”. However, these messages came as the airline industry and the car industry warned of the consequences of failing to secure an agreement with the EU. ...
Laptop cabin ban 'ineffective' says IATA image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 07:13:47 PM
.... . It covers inbound flights on airlines operating out of 10 airports in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey. ...
Price comparison sites given thumbs up by regulator image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 10:15:21 AM
....The regulator believes price comparison websites, apps and switching services could offer even greater benefits to consumers than they do now. Apart from energy, it is looking at other sectors of the economy such as insurance, banking, phone and broadband services, and airline flights. ...
American Airlines ties up partnership with China Southern image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 02:03:21 AM
....American Airlines and China's biggest carrier by passengers, China Southern, have agreed a strategic partnership. The US airline will buy $200m (£159m) worth of shares in the Chinese firm and the two will "seek to increase cooperation". ...
Aircraft orders increase tenfold in a year in boost for UK manufacturing image
....The global aerospace industry enjoyed a surge in aircraft orders in February, putting it on track for another record year of deliveries and boosting the UK economy. The number of commercial aircraft ordered by airlines jumped to 43 last month from just four in February 2016, according to ADS, the industry trade association. ...
United Airlines caught up in leggings row image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 07:32:11 PM
....She said three of the girls were allowed to fly after putting dresses over the top of their clothing, but two were prevented from boarding. She criticised the airliner for its actions, asking: "Since when does United police women's clothing?". ...
Cheaper flights image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 02:50:44 AM
. Budget airlines have transformed air travel over the past two decades, making a flight almost as cheap as a coach journey for hundreds of millions of travellers. ...
Please bring back my old British Airways | Victoria Coren Mitchell image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 12:01:15 AM
....It must be a busy time in the PR department at British Airways. Stories have been flowing through the press about that airline almost daily, waxing and waning in appeal like a good news/bad news joke. ...
Eddie Stobart: Lorry firm targets £550m stock market listing image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 04:41:24 PM
....One of his ideas was to give each lorry a woman's name, starting with Twiggy, after the model, and later there was a Tammy and a Dolly, after singers Tammy Wynette and Dolly Parton. The first time that the firm listed on the stock market in 2007, it was as part of the wider Stobart Group, whose other businesses include Southend Airport and a regional airline in Ireland. ...
Opodo charges for its own mistakes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 07:00:05 AM
.... When the confirmation came, I noticed my surname had been repeated. I contacted Opodo within the hour to ask it to rectify the mistake and one operator told me it would cost £45 since everything had already been processed by the airline. ...
UK-based airlines told to move to Europe after Brexit or lose major routes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 09:33:08 AM
. EU chiefs have warned airlines including easyJet and Ryanair that they will need to relocate their headquarters or sell off shares to European nationals if they want to continue flying routes within continental Europe after Brexit. ...
London-Paris electric flight 'in decade' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 08:06:00 AM
....Wright Electric said by removing the need for jet fuel, the price of travel could drop dramatically. British low-cost airline Easyjet has expressed its interest in the technology. ...
UK flight ban on electronic devices announced image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 04:34:26 PM
....Downing Street said it was "necessary, effective and proportionate". The government has not given a start-date for the ban, but says airlines are "in the process of implementing it". ...
US bans larger electronic devices on some flights from Middle East image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 08:13:47 PM
. US authorities have secretly required airlines from eight nations to forbid passengers from carrying any electronic or electrical device larger than a cellphone. ...
Bill Gates tops Forbes' rich list but Trump's wealth slips image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 05:17:00 PM
....Most of the richest women inherited their fortune, Forbes said. But the list also contained 15 new "self-made" women, mostly from Asian countries, including Vietnam's Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao of budget airline VietJet air. ...
Forbes billionaire list: Trump loses $1bn as elite club gets 233 new members image
.... A record 56 of the women are self-made billionaires – the highest ever. All but one of the 15 newly self-made female billionaires came from the Asia-Pacfic region, including Vietnam’s first self-made female billionaire Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao who took her budget airline VietJet Air public last month. ...
BA owner IAG launches new long-haul airline Level image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 10:56:07 AM
. The owner of British Airways is launching a new long-haul budget airline based in Barcelona. ...
Comma comeuppance: When rogue punctuation proves costly image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 09:44:01 AM
....In the time it took to correct the mistake, some 2,000 passengers took advantage of the bargain. And when the airline tried to cancel the tickets, the backlash was so big that it decided to save its reputation and honour the price as a goodwill gesture. ...
Cathay Pacific sees first annual loss in eight years image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 05:47:20 AM
.... . Too many empty seats and increasing competition from mainland Chinese carriers contributed to the poor results, the airline said. ...
Berlin airports strike to ground more than 650 flights image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 04:33:37 AM
....German flag carrier Lufthansa said it would cancel all flights on Monday from Frankfurt and Munich to Berlin and vice versa. Other airlines affected include Air Berlin, British Airways, Easyjet and Ryanair. ...
Britons like vodka and Nike and won't consider Airbnb, survey reveals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 03:42:14 PM
....Those consumers who do have money to spend had strong opinions about their favourite brands, the survey found. For instance, assuming flight times and prices are the same, travellers would rather fly with British Airways than any other airline, but would choose easyJet where it is cheaper. ...
After Brexit, Israel senses a chance to boost trade with UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 04:00:38 PM
....At his official residence on the outskirts of Tel Aviv, the British ambassador, David Quarrey, points to a growing economic relationship between the countries in the past 18 months. This included the biggest UK-Israel trade deal in history: Rolls-Royce landed a £1bn contract to service and maintain its Trent 1000 engines for the airline El Al and, in the other direction, the Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems is in a consortium that provides the Ministry of Defence with training aircraft and simulators. ...
Citywing 'virtual airline' goes out of business image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 12:53:12 PM
. A "virtual airline" which ran flights between Belfast City Airport and the Isle of Man has gone into liquidation. ...
BA to offer less legroom than Ryanair on some planes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 07:18:39 PM
....British Airways plans to squeeze in more passengers on some planes it flies to European cities. From next year the airline said there will be a "small increase" in the number of seats on its Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft. ...
British Airways to cut legroom on some planes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 06:25:56 PM
....British Airways plans to reduce the legroom on their planes to the same amount as Easyjet. Simon Calder, the Independent's travel editor, tells BBC Radio 4's PM that many airlines are adding more rows of seats on their planes. ...
BA’s answer to passengers stranded in a corridor for seven hours? Ignore them image
.... “We can see from our own flight data that at both London and Barcelona the weather was absolutely typical for this time of year and would not meet the test of ‘freak’ or ‘wholly exceptional’,” explains Bott’s Kevin Clarke. “The airline’s response on both points does not stand up to scrutiny and we believe passengers may be entitled to compensation. ...
Vietnam's 'bikini airline' Vietjet takes off in public listing image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 09:22:34 AM
....Vietnam's low-cost carrier Vietjet - known for its occasional bikini PR stunts - has soared the maximum 20% in its trading debut in Ho Chi Minh City. The country's first private airline is thought to soon overtake flag carrier Vietnam Airlines in market share. ...
Warren Buffett upbeat on US business growth image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 11:22:32 AM
....But he took an upbeat view of the US economy, repeating his claim that "babies born in America today are the luckiest crop in history". Mr Buffett's comments came as his firm Berkshire Hathaway, which owns dozens of US stocks including Apple, Coca-Cola and the four biggest US airlines, reported a 15% rise in fourth-quarter profits to $6. ...
Norwegian's low-cost long-haul transatlantic fares take off quickly image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of February 2017 07:00:05 AM
....80 back) from Edinburgh to New York in the summer months. But with taxes and charges costing the airline £146 per passenger, these were limited loss-leaders. ...
BA cabin crew to stage a new seven-day strike over pay image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 05:30:11 PM
....The announcement comes during a four-day stoppage by BA staff that is due to finish on Saturday. The airline said it had flown all customers to their destinations during all the strikes and would do so again. ...
BA owner IAG's profits hit by weak pound image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 07:53:02 AM
....4%. The airline group said it intended to carry out a share buyback of 500m euros during the course of 2017. ...
Qantas profits buffeted by competition headwinds image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 01:43:50 AM
....18bn. The results were better than guidance given by the airline. ...
How Donald Trump became Deutsche Bank's biggest headache image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of February 2017 12:31:47 PM
.... Even before the 2008 legal dispute, Trump’s chequered business record was infamous. Other financial houses in New York refused to give him credit, following a string of failed ventures including an airline and a casino empire in Atlantic City. ...
Travel Trolley wanted £175 to correct a typo on my booking image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of February 2017 07:00:05 AM
....A couple of years ago a passenger changed his name by deed poll because it was cheaper than the fee to amend an error on his flight booking. While some airlines will make a change for free, others charge more than £200. ...
Rolls-Royce posts biggest loss in its history image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of February 2017 07:28:53 AM
....The Rolls boss has been trying to overhaul and modernise the company since taking control in 2015, inheriting a business that is struggling for the first time in a decade. Rolls, which makes engines for Boeing’s 787 Dreamliners and Airbus’s A380 superjumbos among others, has been affected by lower-than expected demand for the wide-bodied airliners to which it supplies engines. ...
Fancy some sun, sea and sand? Brexit means it will cost you 15% more image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of February 2017 07:01:00 AM
....Because of hedging – a form of insurance against movements in the pound – this year’s prices will not reflect the full force of the pound’s drop. “Many travel agents have hedged their currency risk against potential Brexit volatility, or may pass the extra costs on to their suppliers, the hotels, resorts or airlines,” said Charles Purdy, chief executive of Smart Currency Exchange. ...
Bribery and Brexit propel Rolls-Royce towards historic losses image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of February 2017 01:42:36 PM
.... Revenues were falling for the first time in a decade and underlying profits were down, prompting East to cut the dividend payout for shareholders for the first time in 24 years in 2016. Rolls, which makes engines for Boeing’s 787 Dreamliners and Airbus’s A380 superjumbos among others, has been affected by lower-than expected demand for the wide-bodied airliners to which it supplies engines. ...
Welcome to rabbit-hutch Britain, land of the ever-shrinking home image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of February 2017 07:00:09 AM
.... A West Midlands charity called the Homeless Foundation has developed the iKozie – a single-person home measuring 17. 25 sq m whose design was inspired by yacht interiors and first-class airline suites. ...
BA cabin crew call four-day strike over pay image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of February 2017 05:04:46 PM
. Low-paid British Airways cabin crew have called a further four-day strike next week, despite the airline saying that six days of strikes this week had no impact on its operations. ...
British Airways cabin crew begin six days of strikes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 12:58:36 PM
. Low-paid cabin crew at British Airways have begun six days of industrial action, as the airline takes an increasingly hard line on strikes by employees. ...
Is Ticketclever the way to put rail fares back on track? We find out image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of February 2017 07:01:22 AM
.... Coming back, they are cheaper on Monday evening. The rail companies have moved to airline-style pricing, which rewards those prepared to travel when there is the least demand. ...
Brum rush: Birmingham becomes tourist hotspot image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of February 2017 07:05:07 AM
....The airport, which currently handles 11 million passengers a year, is set for a £100m makeover ahead of the peak summer months. The investment, in preparation for the addition of 15 new routes with airline Jet2 , is expected to increase passenger numbers to more than 12 million. ...
TRUMP TRAVEL BAN: Insurer pledges to pay for customers hit  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 30th of January 2017 12:32:00 PM
....It's not clear if other insurers will also extend cover for customers hit by the ban. A spokesperson for the Association of British Insurers said: “UK travellers disrupted by the changes to rules on entry to the US should first speak to their airline or tour operator to help them out with replacement flights or changes to their destination. ...
Brad Stone: ‘We should watch Uber and Airbnb closely’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 08:00:18 AM
.... The auto giants are all researching autonomous vehicles alongside the likes of Google and Uber and they could conceivably get there first. The real estate market has also remained fairly impervious to disruption, as well as (to everyone’s consternation) the airline industry. ...
British Airways cabin crew to stage six-day walkout in pay dispute image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 27th of January 2017 05:03:28 PM
....The action follows two strikes totalling five days in January, which forced BA to cancel scores of flights. The airline said disruption to passengers was minimal, with all flying to their destinations on alternative or merged departures. ...
BT shareholders will remember profit warning for years | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of January 2017 05:47:06 PM
....Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou is mellowing. For years, he could be relied upon to protest loudly if there was even a hint of poorly timed expansion at the airline he founded. ...
Nothing is what we got for helping out easyJet image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of January 2017 07:00:40 AM
.... PM, Bristol. If airline staff make you an offer like this, I would advocate you record it on your mobile as your tale is surprisingly common. ...
French court fines easyJet over refusal to let disabled passenger board image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 20th of January 2017 03:58:48 AM
. A French court on Thursday fined British low-cost airline easyJet €60,000 (£52,000) for having refused to allow a disabled passenger to board for “security” reasons. ...
Wrong information on Google flight card meant we missed our flight image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of January 2017 07:00:30 AM
....However, when arriving at the airport I found that my original flight had left on time and I had been classed as a “no-show”. I then had to pay AU$251 (£153) for a flight with another airline. ...
Thomas Cook to fly almost 1,000 Britons out of the Gambia image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of January 2017 12:06:02 AM
....The FCO have advised tourists: “The potential for military intervention and civil disturbance is high and could result in Banjul International Airport being closed at short notice. “You should follow events closely, take extra care, keep in regular contact with your tour operator and airline and continue to monitor travel advice and social media updates in case tensions rise as the current political deadlock continues. ...
Rolls-Royce to pay £671m over bribery claims image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 05:32:13 PM
....The SFO has had at least 30 investigators in the UK focused on the multinational’s use of agents or middlemen to clinch export contracts in a number of countries across several strands of its business. Rolls-Royce’s sprawling organisation has customers in more than 150 countries, including more than 400 airlines and leasing customers. ...
BA to operate all Heathrow long-haul services during strike image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 05:04:01 PM
. British Airways will operate all its long-haul services to and from Heathrow during a three-day cabin crew strike this week and cancel a small number of short-haul flights, the airline has announced. ...
Skiing: shop around to hit the slopes but not your wallet image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 15th of January 2017 06:59:09 AM
.... Specialist tour operators such as Ski Weekends sell such deals which are cheaper than weekend trips and often include more actual ski time. ■ Budget airlines offer flights to a range of ski destinations, but you need to be prepared to fork out for hefty equipment charges for taking your ski kit. ...
SpiceJet in deal to buy 205 Boeing planes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 08:15:36 AM
. Indian airline SpiceJet has agreed to buy up to 205 new planes from Boeing - potentially worth $22bn (£18bn). ...
Transport trouble ahead as air, rail and tube strikes loom image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 07:08:52 PM
....The Unite union says pay at the national carrier is so low that crew are taking second jobs or working while sick. It called on BA to raise pay, which starts at £12,192 basic, although the airline says most crew earn at least £21,000 with flying allowances. ...
Iran welcomes Airbus as first post-sanctions airliner image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 06:06:57 PM
BA cabin crew to hold further three-day strike over 'poverty pay' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 05:24:43 PM
....The union, Unite, says pay at the national carrier is so low that crew are taking second jobs or working while sick because they cannot afford to take a day off. With more crew having joined up since the dispute started, Unite called on BA to raise pay, which starts at £12,192 basic, although the airline says most crew earn at least £21,000 with flying allowances. ...
Tigerair trouble strands hundreds of tourists in Bali image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 12:38:10 AM
....Flights between Bali and Australia will not run until at least Friday following the "new requirements", Tigerair said. Indonesia disputed Tigerair's claim the rules were new, saying the airline only had permission for charter flights. ...
Renewed strike action on Southern rail adds to commuter misery image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 12:38:33 PM
....Meanwhile, a second transport strike got under way, by British Airways cabin crew, in a dispute over pay. About 2,500 Unite members working at Heathrow started a 48-hour strike that has forced the airline to cancel 22 flights on Tuesday out of around 800 planned. ...
BA cabin crew start two-day strike at Heathrow image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 12:01:19 AM
....3bn, it's clear that the UK's national carrier can pay the people who keep us safe while we fly a decent wage," he added. Behind the scenes there has been further contact between the airline and Unite, but nothing strong enough to defuse the dispute. ...
Latest Southern rail strike expected to cause severe disruption image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 07:15:31 PM
....On Monday, the strike by tube staff closed most stations and left many commuters stranded or having to crowd on to rail or bus services, which were also affected by resulting traffic. About 2,500 British Airways crew will strike on Tuesday and Wednesday, although the airline said only a small number of flights from Heathrow would be affected and all passengers booked to travel would reach their destinations. ...
London Underground strike kicks off week of tube, air and rail walkouts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 09:14:07 PM
.... The crew, mainly young recruits to the mixed fleet, earn basic salaries from £12,000, but BA says full-time staff earn at least £21,000 a year after additional payments. The strike action, originally scheduled to begin on Christmas Day, was suspended last month after the airline made a revised pay offer. ...
British Airways strikes: Can you claim compensation for flight delays or cancellations? image
. Trips to and from London Gatwick and City airports will be unaffected, according to the airline. ...
Taking flight from BA as it washes its hands of our problems image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 07:00:11 AM
.... The bag was given to me by BA at Mexico City airport for my homeward flight. BA says it is not responsible for the baggage going missing (even though it had generated a lost baggage reference) and that luggage is the responsibility of the last airline you flew with. ...
Flying high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 01:02:39 AM
....It has a cruising speed 10% faster than the Concorde (which flew at more than twice the speed of sound) and is nearly three times the speed of a regular plane. Boom's airliner is designed to carry 40 passengers at a time and fly between London and New York in just three hours and 15 minutes. ...
We name this ship Brexit Britain - yacht firms toast booming market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 07:10:48 PM
....Bosses of British yacht companies said sales had increased as much as 50% in the second-half of 2016 compared with the previous year because of the “Brexit discount” to overseas buyers. Russell Currie, managing director of Northamptonshire-based Fairline Yachts, said his company – which was bought out of administration by two Russian investors less than 12 months ago – had sold a record 66 boats in 2016 due to aggressive marketing of the cost advantages of buying Brexit Britain boats. ...
Southern rail, London Underground and BA staff to go ahead with strikes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 04:25:48 PM
....On Tuesday, thousands of British Airways cabin crew members will start a two-day strike over what their union, Unite, described as “poverty pay”. The crew are predominantly young recruits to the “mixed fleet”, a branch that was set up by the airline at the time of the cabin crew strikes of 2010-11. ...
Christmas boost for easyJet as 5.6m people fly in December image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 09:59:50 AM
.... European city breaks were also popular in the run-up to Christmas. The budget airline flew nearly 5. ...
Strike will not stop BA passenger trips image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 09:27:22 AM
....British Airways says all customers will be able to fly to their destinations on Tuesday 10 January and Wednesday 11 January, despite proposed industrial action by Unite union cabin crew. The airline says all flights to and from London Gatwick and London City airports will operate normally. ...
Cruise firm All Leisure Holidays goes bust with 400 customers abroad image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 02:07:15 PM
....The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said it would ensure All Leisure Holidays’ 400 holidaymakers currently abroad would be repatriated at no extra cost under the terms of the Atol protection scheme. The vast majority will be able to return to the UK using airline tickets included as part of their booking, the CAA added. ...
BA cabin crew plan new strikes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 07:38:56 PM
....". The dispute concerns about 4,000 staff who have joined the airline since 2010 on "mixed fleet" contracts, who do not feel they are paid enough. ...
British Airways cabin crew to go on strike next week in pay dispute image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 07:25:18 PM
. British Airways cabin crew based at Heathrow are to go on strike next week in a row over “poverty pay” at the airline. ...
Does the Airbus A380 have a future? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 2nd of January 2017 11:34:34 PM
. European planemaker Airbus breathed a sigh of relief in 2016 as airlines placed fresh orders for its "superjumbo", the A380 - ending a three-year drought. ...
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Five-minute guide to booking your summer holiday image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 1st of January 2017 12:55:00 PM
....co. uk, says: “If your holiday company, airline or other travel firm goes out of business, you should be able to claim a refund from your credit card issuer. ...

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