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....It was once a byword for bargain-basement flights and holiday hell, defined for a generation by Campari ads and Lorraine Chase. But Luton airport, the grey-and-orange home of easyJet, has long led a double life: bussing budget passengers up the hill from the railway station, while ushering billionaires, royalty, Brad Pitt and Taylor Swift to their private jets. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....A fault with Gatwick Airport's baggage system meant flights were leaving without passengers' luggage. The airport said the problem had now been resolved and it was working with airlines to get luggage to passengers "as soon as possible". ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . At the international airport, barely 30km from Hambantota, just five flights take off every week serving just a few hundred passengers. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . Its 12 airport concessions also benefited from strong passenger numbers, although the firm said this was likely to moderate in the second half of the year. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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Frankie & Benny's owner sees shares jump image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 26th of May 2017 09:58:18 AM
.... . Its 12 airport concessions also benefited from strong passenger numbers, although the firm said this was likely to moderate in the second half of the year. ...
Gatwick Airport flights depart without luggage image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 26th of May 2017 09:48:12 AM
....A fault with Gatwick Airport's baggage system meant flights were leaving without passengers' luggage. The airport said the problem had now been resolved and it was working with airlines to get luggage to passengers "as soon as possible". ...
Trapped in debt image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 11:21:21 PM
.... . At the international airport, barely 30km from Hambantota, just five flights take off every week serving just a few hundred passengers. ...
Where does an A-lister land when they waft in from paradise? Yes, Luton image
....It was once a byword for bargain-basement flights and holiday hell, defined for a generation by Campari ads and Lorraine Chase. But Luton airport, the grey-and-orange home of easyJet, has long led a double life: bussing budget passengers up the hill from the railway station, while ushering billionaires, royalty, Brad Pitt and Taylor Swift to their private jets. ...
The UK's most delayed airlines revealed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 11:58:03 PM
.... . The consumer group analysed landing times for 850,000 flights at 25 UK airports and found that on average only 75% of all flights arrived on time. ...
Remote air traffic control preparing for takeoff at London City airport image
. Manned air traffic control towers, a reassuring fixture at airports since the dawn of civil aviation nearly a century ago, could soon be made obsolete by technological advances allowing arrivals and departures to be monitored from miles away using live streams of high-definition video. ...
London City first in UK to get remote air traffic control image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 12:02:02 AM
. London City is to become the first UK airport to replace its air traffic control tower with a remotely operated digital system. ...
Trump 'laptop' ban may not be extended to flights from Europe image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 10:36:51 AM
....A proposed Trump administration ban on passengers from Europe taking laptops and tablets into cabins on flights to America appears to have been dropped after a meeting between EU and US officials. US officials had previously said they were looking into extending to Europe a ban on electronic devices on flights originating from 10 airports in eight countries including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey, over alleged concerns that bombs could be hidden in the devices. ...
Fanning the flames image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 02:33:21 PM
.... Three-quarters of UK flights to the US go from Heathrow. That's 761 planes a week, by far the most from any European airport. ...
Ridicule and condemnation for Chanel's $1,500 boomerang image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 11:19:56 AM
...."Chanel is a big company and they really should know better. I don't see how this is different from a cheap fake boomerang sold at the airport. ...
Business leaders want next government to build two more runways image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 11:01:29 PM
.... The controversial expansion of Heathrow has yet to be finally voted through parliament, almost five years after the first Airport Commission was established by David Cameron, and is not expected to be completed before at least 2025. The IoD, which represents 30,000 UK company directors, said that the commission had underestimated demand for air travel and said Gatwick would also be full before Heathrow, Britain’s main hub airport, was enlarged. ...
Brexit's hard Irish border questions image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of May 2017 08:22:16 AM
....Lockhart's hopes - and those of other Irish businessmen, north and south - may clash with the hard realities of Brexit, and the promise that British politicians will take back control of borders and control immigration. Some academics and economists have suggested that the eventual solution may be to recognise the porous nature of the Northern Ireland border and shift the hard frontier back to airports and ports in England, Scotland and Wales. ...
BA flight grounded after bird found flapping around in cockpit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 05:04:48 PM
....A British Airways flight due to take off from Heathrow to the US had to be cancelled when a bird found flapping inside the cockpit could not be removed by crew. Efforts to remove the blackbird over several hours culminated in airport ground staff using a recording of birds in distress in an attempt to scare it away, but this succeeded only in forcing the animal into hiding. ...
Australia budget 2017: Treasurer unveils big banks tax image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 12:13:11 PM
....8bn by June 2021. But the government had already announced key aspects of the budget, including building a second Sydney airport, increasing university fees by 7. ...
Federal budget 2017: the 10 graphs you need to see | Greg Jericho image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 10:39:56 AM
....The big infrastructure item of $5. 3bn for the second Sydney airport is an equity investment and does not add to government spending in the budget as it is “off budget”. ...
Giant rabbit owners seek United payout: 'This case is about more than one rabbit' image
....”. News of the rabbit’s death came as the airline was struggling to repair its image following the videotaped removal of a passenger from a United plane at Chicago’s O’Hare airport. ...
CRUSADER: Credit card justice for stranded HOLIDAY-MAKERS image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 8th of May 2017 01:48:00 PM
. This was the second blow for the Heatons – dad Michael, mum Pamela and their two daughters, who at the start of their break in Menorca last July, were left stranded at the airport when the transport they had arranged to take them to their resort didn’t turn up. ...
UK tourists hit by booking scams up by nearly a fifth image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 7th of May 2017 11:47:58 AM
.... . "When I got to the airport they said to me, 'you're not booked on the flight'. ...
Lost at the airport? This robot can help image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 5th of May 2017 02:45:25 PM
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China's first big passenger plane takes off for maiden flight image
....China's first large domestically made passenger aircraft has completed its maiden flight, mounting a major challenge to Boeing and Airbus. After about 90 minutes in the air the plane landed safely back at Pudong airport in Shanghai. ...
United Airlines CEO calls passenger's removal a 'mistake of epic proportions' image
.... The airline and lawyers for Dao have declined to disclose financial terms of the settlement. Dao’s attorney has praised the airline and Munoz for accepting responsibility and not blaming others, including the city of Chicago, whose airport security officers yanked Dao from his seat and dragged him off the United Express plane. ...
Where oil rigs go to die image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 04:30:18 AM
.... Most of the smaller boats around her were chartered from Lewis. James Morrison, one of the hikers, itemised the mini economic boom that had bobbed in to Lewis with the rig: day rates for sailors, hotels booked out, all those minicab minutes ferrying oil execs back and forth from the airport. ...
Australian government to build second Sydney airport image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 02:52:03 AM
. The Australian government has announced it will build a second international airport in Sydney. ...
Doctor dragged off United Airlines flight reaches undisclosed settlement image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 07:51:18 PM
.... The report detailed several new policies to deal with overbooked flights, including increasing the amount of compensation that can be offered as an incentive so passengers volunteer to be bumped off an overbooked flight. Cellphone video of the 9 April confrontation aboard a jetliner at Chicago’s O’Hare airport sparked widespread public outrage over the way Dao was treated. ...
United Airlines to offer up to $10,000 for passengers to give up seats image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 02:43:53 PM
....United Airlines will offer passengers up to $10,000 (£7,700) for giving up their seats on overbooked flights, as part of efforts to repair the damage to its reputation after widespread condemnation over the forcible removal of a passenger. An inquiry was launched after footage recorded by passengers at Chicago O’Hare airport and watched by millions globally showed David Dao, 69, being yanked from his seat on a Louisville-bound flight to make room for crew. ...
United Airlines to offer up to $10,000 for forfeiting seat image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 05:53:35 AM
....The latest incident to hit United Airlines's reputation came on Wednesday when it announced an investigation into the death of a giant rabbit which was being transported on one of its planes. The 90cm-long bunny, called Simon, was found dead in the cargo hold when the flight arrived at Chicago's O'Hare airport from London Heathrow. ...
Job opportunities image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 11:12:43 PM
.... . One Cairo resident complained that an Uber driver who was asked to take her to the airport had no idea where it was or how to get there. ...
'Pawternity' leave image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 11:08:29 PM
....Meanwhile, US online real estate firm Zillow pays for female employees to post their breast milk if they are working away from home. They introduced the scheme in 2010 after a worker had difficulty getting her container of milk through airport security. ...
United Airlines 'saddened' by death of giant rabbit after transatlantic flight image
....United Airlines has said a potentially record-breaking giant rabbit died in its care, but only after the transatlantic flight it was travelling on had landed. The 3ft (90cm) continental giant rabbit, which was 10 months old and named Simon, died while travelling from London Heathrow to O’Hare airport in Chicago. ...
Airport duty-free prices not always cheapest, says Which? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 06:00:29 AM
. Bargain airport prices for favourites such as gin and Toblerone are now likely to be cheaper at the supermarket, Which? has found. ...
United Airlines investigates giant bunny death image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 03:18:59 AM
....United Airlines is investigating the death of a giant rabbit which was being transported on one of its planes. The 90cm-long bunny, called Simon, was found dead in the cargo hold when the flight arrived at Chicago's O'Hare airport from London Heathrow. ...
How disabled travellers still face discrimination by airlines image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 06:00:04 AM
.... It was declared beyond economic repair and, since then, the multiple sclerosis sufferer from Winchester has fought in vain to persuade Emirates Airlines to pay for a replacement. “I can’t leave the house unless I pay for a taxi,” says Gumbrell, who had to be pushed by airport staff in a borrowed wheelchair to her taxi. ...
Emirates to cut US flights after Trump travel restrictions image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 04:33:04 PM
.... . In March, the US banned electronic devices larger than a mobile phone from cabin luggage on flights from 10 airports. ...
United CEO: nobody will be fired after man was violently dragged from plane image
....4% since the incident, wiping out nearly $1bn in market value, although some other airline stocks also declined in the same period. On a conference call to discuss first-quarter results, Munoz started by apologizing again for the 9 April scene aboard a United Express plane, flight 3411, at Chicago’s O’Hare airport. ...
Easyjet forced couple off overbooked flight image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 12:40:49 PM
....Easyjet admits that this incident involved two distinct cases of human error. The final two passengers should not have been issued boarding passes at the bag-drop area in Luton airport. ...
United Airlines changes crew flight policy after forcible removal fiasco image
....Last month the airline was embroiled in a high-profile row after a gate agent stopped two girls from boarding a flight because they were wearing leggings. Smartphone video of Dao, a doctor, resulted in a PR disaster for United after he refused to give up his seat on the plane at O’Hare international airport in Chicago. ...
From London to the south of France: when trains are cheaper than a flight image
....The low-cost airlines can’t be beaten on price out of season, or if you are completely flexible with dates. But if you are restricted to the school holidays and have a particular European destination in mind, once you multiply the cost of the flights by four and add in taxes, baggage fees, getting to the airport etc, you can quite easily be looking at £600-£1,000. ...
Let’s move to Crediton, Devon: ‘Its day will come again’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 14th of April 2017 03:30:00 PM
.... Driving: 20 minutes to Exeter or the M5, half an hour to Dartmoor, 45 minutes to the coast. Exeter airport, for the UK and the rest of Europe, is up the road. ...
United passenger dragged from plane needs reconstructive surgery – lawyer image
....Dao was trying to return from a California vacation with his wife when he refused to give up his seat to an airline crew member on a full flight. Now his lawyer hopes the 69-year-old grandfather and Kentucky physician, who suffered a concussion and lost two teeth when he was dragged off the plane at Chicago’s O’Hare international airport, becomes “a poster child” for the mistreatment passengers suffer at the hands of the airline industry. ...
Pound to euro rate: Sterling rises to seven-week high in Easter boost for holidaymakers image
....Amid a weaker pound, it is also important travellers find the best exchange rate on travel money. The worst rates are typically found at the airport, while the the most competitive deals are usually offered online. ...
UK technology firms turn to Silicon Valley to ward off Brexit blues image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 06:00:19 AM
....Charlie Cornish, the chief executive of Manchester Airports Group, said growth in the north would continue to be held back without government action. “It’s a massive part of the UK economy, and for Manchester airport to continue to grow and prosper and create more jobs, it will help to narrow that north-south divide. ...
United Airlines to refund tickets for all customers on infamous flight image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 01:40:06 AM
....The US transportation department announced Tuesday that it was reviewing Sunday’s events to see if United violated rules on overselling flights. The four top-ranking members of the Senate Commerce Committee asked the airline and Chicago airport officials for more information about what happened. ...
WH Smith profits rise thanks to travel sales image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 07:33:36 AM
....75% over the last six months, thanks to a rise in sales at its travel business. Its profits from its outlets in airports, railway stations, motorway service stations and workplaces went up 11% to £39m as passenger numbers rose. ...
Flyer beware: why the customer isn't always right at 40,000ft image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 05:03:37 PM
....Rule 21 of United’s contract states that removal of a passenger may be necessary if their conduct is deemed to be “disorderly, offensive, abusive or violent”. It appears that the Louisville-bound passenger refused to give up his seat voluntarily and the crew deemed his behaviour to be out of line, prompting them to call in the security team at Chicago O’Hare international airport. ...
United Airlines CEO offers softer apology after stock nosedives image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 03:27:54 PM
.... Later that day, Munoz said he was committed to “fix what’s broken so this never happens again”. He pledged to review the company’s policies for seeking volunteers to give up their seats, for handling oversold flights and for partnering with airport authorities and local law enforcement. ...
Tesco looks to draw a line under accounting scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 06:00:00 AM
.... In January it raised annual profit forecasts, citing a boost from sales of spoof children’s books such as Five on Brexit Island, a nod to Enid Blyton. Chief executive Stephen Clarke has predicted sunlit uplands of growth driven by overseas expansion and a focus on its higher-margin stable of airport and railway station stores. ...
Tax relief cut doesn’t add up for landlords, plus Bank warns over consumer credit image
....A touch too difficult to get a refund from Motorola. Co-op airport lounge passes managed to escape us. ...
Ryanair 'will have to suspend UK flights' without early Brexit aviation deal image
....Ryanair has warned it will have to halt flights from the UK for “weeks or months” if Theresa May does not seal an early bilateral Brexit deal on international aviation. The suspension of flights from Stansted and other airports was “a very distinct possibility”, the company’s chief financial officer, Neil Sorahan, told the Guardian. ...
Heathrow owner halts future UK investment over Brexit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 08:20:31 AM
. The Spanish owner of Heathrow airport has said that uncertainty over the UK's exit from the EU has put a halt on future UK investment deals. ...
Non-stop Sydney-to-London flights could happen by 2022, says Qantas image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 12:30:29 AM
....The Perth flight will take 17 hours, a far cry from the four days and seven stops it took when Qantas created the kangaroo route to London in 1947. Qantas can offset the higher cost of carrying more fuel to complete the flight by saving on stopover costs, such as airport charges, ground handling, taxes, crew hotel rooms and lounge usage. ...
Stansted Airport announces new £130m arrivals terminal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 03:42:24 PM
....The departures building will be reconfigured to provide more space at check-in and in security. The increased size of the immigration area in the arrivals terminal was "purely down to the size of the building" rather than as a result of possible future changes to the immigration procedure, an airport spokesman said. ...
Smile no more, as Co-op airport lounge passes managed to escape us image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 06:00:44 AM
....Our Co-op Smilemore current account, for which we pay £15. 50 a month, gives each of us two passes a year to airport lounges before flights. ...
Cool your jets, Michael O'Leary – Brexit unlikely to ground Ryanair | Nils Pratley image
.... Historical World Trade Organization rules, as the company says, don’t cover aviation. So, yes, it is just about conceivable that Stansted, Gatwick and other UK airports dominated by tourist traffic to the EU could grind to a halt temporarily. ...
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. ...
American Airlines ties up partnership with China Southern image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 02:03:21 AM
....7% share of its new partner. In a filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange, China Southern said the two sides would work together to share transport, staff and airport facilities - as well as cooperating on code sharing and passenger loyalty programmes. ...
United Airlines caught up in leggings row image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 07:32:11 PM
....Why are leggings so controversial?. Activist Shannon Watts tweeted about what happened to five girls when they tried to board a flight at Denver airport. ...
Cheaper flights image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 02:50:44 AM
....". Level plans to add more routes with more planes from summer 2018 and is "talking to other potential European airports where Level may operate". ...
Please bring back my old British Airways | Victoria Coren Mitchell image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 12:01:15 AM
....When you have to phone (as I did recently, because you can’t buy a seat for a 20-month-old child unless a staff member adds a special “infant in seat” code to the booking) you can be on hold for an hour, before being passed between departments where no one person can fulfil an entire request and no two people have the same advice. Good luck if you’re trying to call from a mobile in a foreign airport. ...
Viagogo's shady reputation grows as it shuns critics image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 06:02:46 PM
....If MPs really want to speak to Viagogo’s bosses, they could send their invitation to Limerick. Any executives based in the city could easily make their way to London via a £35 Ryanair flight from nearby Shannon airport. ...
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
....A number of member states may also have interests in standing in the way of Britain’s attempts to strike a new deal. Spanish diplomats, for example, say they will not sign any international aviation agreement that recognises the airport on Gibraltar. ...
Make your money go the distance this summer image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 10:02:00 PM
....Seven nights in Turunc, Turkey, departing from London Heathrow on May 1 costs from £155 a person, while a week in Rhodes departing from London Stansted on June 6 starts from £260. One week in Mallorca departing July 30 from Southend airport will cost a family of four from £427 per person. ...
UK flight ban on electronic devices announced image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 04:34:26 PM
....While the US government cited unspecified "threats" in its announcement, the prime minister's official spokesman declined to discuss whether the new rules were prompted by specific intelligence. The US ban applies to flights from 10 airports in eight countries. ...
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
....Saudi Arabia’s Saudia Airlines and Royal Jordanian airlines are among the affected countries; the full list had not been revealed to the affected airlines themselves until a press briefing by the US department of Homeland Security on Monday evening. The ban is techincally related to ten airports in eight countries:. ...
Aberdeen wrestles with hard choices as independence looms again image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 03:59:43 PM
....In a city so dependent on the oil industry, the knock-on effects are widespread on the businesses that rely on it. Taxi drivers report trade halved in 2016; one says his usual 30-a-week trips to the airport, at £20 each way, are down to five as a result of a lack of oil workers. ...
BA owner IAG launches new long-haul airline Level image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 10:56:07 AM
.... . As well as operating Boeing 787 services from London Gatwick airport to cities such as Orlando, Las Vegas and New York, Norwegian plans to offer direct flights to the US using smaller Boeing 737 planes from the likes of Belfast and Edinburgh. ...
Balfour Beatty returns to profit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 08:18:30 AM
....As well as Crossrail, which will link west and east London, it is upgrading motorways and working on the Thames Tideway Tunnel. In the next few years it plans to be part of the country's three biggest infrastructure projects: High Speed 2 (HS2), the new nuclear power stations at Hinkley Point C and Wylfa, and the third runway at Heathrow airport. ...
Boots airport stores to stop charging VAT on items after being caught in tax rip-off image
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Rail strikes begin on Southern, Merseyrail and Northern networks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 09:23:26 AM
.... Sean McGowan, the RMT’s regional organiser in the north, told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme this figure includes rail replacement buses. Southern said a full service would operate between London Victoria and Gatwick airport and Brighton, while other lines would run a reduced service. ...
Berlin airports strike to ground more than 650 flights image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 04:33:37 AM
. Ground staff at Berlin's two main airports have kicked off a 25-hour strike, which is expected to force the cancellation of more than 650 flights. ...
Citywing 'virtual airline' goes out of business image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 12:53:12 PM
....Van Air Europe faced the action after an incident last month at Ronaldsway Airport in the Isle of Man. Citywing told passengers not to turn up at the airports and said advice would be given on refunds in "due course". ...
Brexit, airlines' worst fear, has become their preoccupation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 06:29:50 AM
.... Why would they jeopardise that?. Now, Brexit is a huge preoccupation for airlines operating in and out of the UK – and airports, whose health is largely contingent on the success of short-haul European travel. ...
How to save WH Smith from its 'godawful uniformity' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 04:52:17 PM
.... What can be done to save it?. Around 700 WH Smith stores are in railway stations, airports and service stations, and around 600 are on the high street. ...
Lost for words when unwanted satnav doubled our Hertz car hire bill image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 07:00:35 AM
.... We paid €100 (£86) in advance. During the car pickup at Munich airport the guy simply asked if we wanted an extra driver or additional insurance. ...
How to retire successfully: 'You need to ask what you want out of life' image
.... They are part of an amazing coterie of retired Brits in a small resort called La Tania near Courchevel and Méribel, who more or less keep the place running through the season. They manage chalets, cook, clean, and conduct airport transfers; they work hard on changeover days and have free time to ski in the week. ...
BA’s answer to passengers stranded in a corridor for seven hours? Ignore them image
.... But when they arrived at Heathrow they were told they had missed the connection. They and seven other passengers were left in an airport corridor for seven-and-a-half hours before being told by BA that they would be bussed to Gatwick, put up in a hotel overnight and then put on a flight to Malaga, where they would meet the cruise ship. ...
Fixing America's failing infrastructure won't be easy, despite Trump's pledge image
....Infrastructure is finally in. Washington’s politicians may struggle through the capital’s terrible traffic to an inbox of complaints about crumbling roads, dams, airports from their constituents, but the political will to do anything has been bogged down by arguments about how to pay for it. ...
'You weren’t scared?': Nissan takes us for a ride in the Leaf driverless car image
....That driver was Tetsuya Iijima, Nissan’s global head of autonomous drive development, who wiggled his feet and held his arms aloft as the Leaf proceeded out of the Excel centre car park. Its steering wheel turning unaided, the Leaf accelerated past City airport, and towards its first roundabout. ...
Recipe for success image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 12:11:31 AM
....Another business that offers team-building cookery classes for corporate clients is Waffle Workshop, which is based in Brussels. Founded in 2015 by Titch Fauconnier, the 29-year-old was originally targeting the tourism market, but decided to add corporate events after visitor numbers to the Belgian capital fell sharply last year following the bomb attack at the city's airport. ...
Wall Street stocks rise after Trump's corporate tax cut promises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 06:42:20 PM
....Exchanges in Spain, Germany and France also saw steep rises in the value of listed shares as investors bet on a spending spree by the new Trump administration filtering out to increase the profits of large corporations across Europe. In his most measured speech to date, Trump told Congress he would bring back to life dying industries and “crumbling infrastructure will be replaced with new roads, bridges, tunnels, airports and railways gleaming across our very, very beautiful land”. ...
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
.... But with taxes and charges costing the airline £146 per passenger, these were limited loss-leaders. By Thursday afternoon, Norwegian’s transatlantic fares from Ireland’s airports this summer were at least €270 (£228) one-way. ...

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