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....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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....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. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . 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. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....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:. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....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. ... [Read full article on Daily Express ]
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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. ...
BA owner IAG's profits hit by weak pound image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 07:53:02 AM
....IAG is planning to start low-cost transatlantic flights from Barcelona this year to destinations in the US. The Spanish airport is home to IAG's low-cost carrier, Vueling. ...
'Magical thinking' on Heathrow expansion image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 12:15:14 AM
....The UK has already breached EU limits in London for the pollutant NO2 for 2017. The committee says a new air quality strategy is urgently needed to ensure that airport expansion does not harm public health. ...
Fake apartment turns dream holiday into nightmare image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 20th of February 2017 07:49:00 AM
. Grandfather Vince Baker and his group, including two children and a baby, were stranded on a strange street in the dark on a freezing late December day as the limo that had dropped them off from the airport sped away. ...
Even with price rises, there’s no place like home for bargain-hungry Brits image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of February 2017 07:00:33 AM
.... So that iPhone 7 becomes $945, or £755 – only £64 cheaper than London. In Chicago, combined sales tax is over 10% – and you can’t reclaim sales taxes at airports. ...
Democrats must do to the Dakota pipeline what they did to Betsy DeVos: resist | Kate Aronoff image
.... In Brooklyn, hundreds of disgruntled constituents brought plastic spines to Schumer’s posh Park Slope home with a simple message: grow one. Democrats around the country are running to catch up with their base, who are demanding they vote against cabinet nominees and attend airport rallies against Trump’s draconian travel ban. ...
Homes near airports – in pictures image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 07:00:00 AM
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Railways could use eye scans to charge passengers, say industry plans image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of February 2017 12:01:21 AM
....The organisation, representing train operators and Network Rail, claimed such a system could follow on from the use of smartphones’ Bluetooth signals to open station barriers, which will be trialled on Chiltern Railways’ route between London Marylebone and Oxford Parkway over the coming months. Facial recognition is already used at some UK airports to speed up the border control process. ...
Trump's bonfire of banking rules could burn us all | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of February 2017 07:14:50 PM
.... Even many senior UK bankers are astonished by the apparent power of Wall Street’s lobbying machine. Michael O’Leary at Ryanair has a characteristically long list of complaints about current market conditions: the fall in sterling; Brexit-inspired uncertainty over the UK’s future in the European open-skies system; over-capacity; charter rivals switching capacity from Turkey, Egypt and North Africa into Spain and Portugal; and various supposed German stitch-ups including a “monopoly” at Berlin airport and a “duopoly” between Lufthansa and Air Berlin. ...
Eurostar pulls out all the stops with luxury Paris lounge image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of February 2017 04:00:33 PM
.... For all that its occasional disruptions make headlines, he says delays are far shorter and rarer than when he flies. He is not alone: the number of London to Paris flights is in decline, even at the financial district’s neighbouring airport, London City. ...
Business leaders call for transport revolution to rebalance UK economy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 06:00:22 AM
. Theresa May’s attempt to rebalance the UK economy risks being derailed without a transport revolution to modernise links to the north of England’s airports, business leaders have warned. ...
Brum rush: Birmingham becomes tourist hotspot image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of February 2017 07:05:07 AM
....4m shot in the arm for the city. The boss of Birmingham airport, Paul Kehoe, said it was also celebrating its most successful year ever: “Birmingham has become one of the great cultural powerhouses of Europe; this is an exciting time and proud moment for our city. ...
Wall Street suffers worst day in months following Trump travel ban image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of January 2017 06:26:31 PM
....Trump on Friday signed executive orders to suspend travel to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries on grounds of national security, while also banning refugees from Syria. Thousands of people rallied in major US cities and at airports in protest. ...
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
...."Although not technically covered, we view the current situation as unprecedented and unforeseen and as such we are extending the cover under our policies. "For those intending to travel to, or return from, the United States of America we recommend allowing extra time due to protests currently taking place at a number of airports. ...
Starbucks vows to hire 10,000 refugees as US companies condemn Trump travel ban image
....”. On Sunday, the Google co-founder and Alphabet president, Sergey Brin, was photographed among people protesting at San Francisco international airport over the immigration measures. ...
Uber: the app that changed how the world hails a taxi image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 07:00:17 AM
.... Trying to hail a cab in the outer neighbourhoods near the ocean, or even downtown on a weekend night, was an exercise in futility. Getting a cab to take you to the airport was a stomach-churning gamble that could easily result in a missed flight. ...
What the dip in sterling means for your holiday image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 12:01:00 AM
....That means you now get an extra €150 for each £1,000 you spend in the eurozone compared to then. He says you will lose even more money by making the mistake of purchasing your foreign currency at the last minute: “If you leave it until the airport you are likely to face the worst exchange rates in the country. ...
Frankfurt prepares for Brexit bankers: 'Maybe our city will change them' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 27th of January 2017 07:15:19 AM
.... Real estate agents are said to be feverishly fielding property enquiries from companies, with the main question being not so much an interest in prices – which are considerably lower than in London or Paris – but the availability of luxury housing. “A CEO’s main priorities are to find out whether there are enough qualified personnel in their particular field, what is the regulation like here, how close is the airport,” says Michaela Kahle of FrankfurtRheinMain GmbH, the regional marketing agency. ...
Jobs for all? In the US that idea is about to be tested to destruction | John Harris image
....”. On the face of it, half this project rests on visions of America’s threadbare infrastructure being rebuilt, and gleaming roads, bridges and airports standing as monuments to Trump’s reign. ...
Five on Brexit Island lifts WH Smith sales as adult colouring books fade image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of January 2017 11:47:01 AM
....”. The retailer, which this year celebrates its 225thbirthday, said higher customer numbers at its airport shops over Christmas also helped boosted trade. ...
Utopian ideas on climate change will get us precisely nowhere image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 09:00:00 AM
....Consumption is how most people measure progress, and that will still be the case next year and in 10 years’ time, when Trump is long gone. Take a look at the figures for flights in and out of the UK, home of some the world’s busiest airports. ...
Seeing red when Green Motion took £2,500 for a refuelling ‘mix-up’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 07:00:23 AM
. Can you help me recover the £2,500 that car hire firm Green Motion has taken from my bank account? In January 2016 I hired a small car from the firm, but when I arrived at East Midlands airport I was told the one I had booked was not available. ...
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
....I booked a Melbourne to Sydney flight with Tigerair and on the day of departure was advised in an email that it would delayed by four hours and 20 minutes. 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”. ...
EasyJet should take on board our complaints about communications image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of January 2017 07:00:01 AM
....My husband was supposed to join me at a friend’s wedding in France on an easyJet flight to Toulouse. He never made it because the departure boards at Gatwick airport were not updated to show the flight was delayed. ...
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
....They will be running four additional flights on Wednesday 18 January and are contacting approximately 2,500 of their flight-only customers in the Gambia, to give them the option of early flights to the UK. In a statement, they said: “We are dispatching a special assistance team with our first flight from the UK to provide additional support at Banjul airport for our customers. ...
We planned a dream honeymoon, but Thomson turned it into a nightmare image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 15th of January 2017 06:59:09 AM
....Last March we flew from Gatwick to Cancún in Mexico for a 10-day honeymoon (booked with Thomson at a cost of £5,200) for which we had saved hard. Close to our destination we were told the plane was running out of fuel and could not wait around for the airport’s broken radar to be fixed. ...
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
....■ 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. These costs can add quite a bit to your flight costs, especially if you don’t book online in advance, as prices at the airport can be even higher. ...
Army of staff descends on Davos to serve WEF super-rich image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 04:43:08 PM
.... Sandra Navidi, who was Roubini’s director of research, recalled her trip to Deripaska’s party in her book Superhubs: How the Financial Elite and their Networks Rule our World. Many of this year’s guests, who include outgoing US vice-president Joe Biden, China’s two richest men, and London mayor Sadiq Khan, will travel on private jets to nearby airports before transferring by helicopter to escape the traffic on the approach to the picturesque town. ...
Let’s move to Streatham, south-west London: forget what you know image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 04:30:01 PM
.... The High Road is still lined with art deco mansion blocks, former department stores and cinemas from the era of Clark Gable. This was the main route to London’s airport at Croydon and, flying being an expensive affair back then, the glitterati purred through in their Wolseleys en route for Deauville. ...
UK snow: Severe weather sweeps across country image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 11:32:01 AM
....Heathrow Airport said its cancellations had been necessary so that flights could be rescheduled if the weather caused delays. Other airports, including Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast International and Belfast City airports are operating as normal. ...
BA cabin crew start two-day strike at Heathrow image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 12:01:19 AM
. A two-day strike by some of BA's cabin staff may disrupt flights at Heathrow airport on Tuesday and Wednesday. ...
House price inflation picks up with Luton the 2016 hotspot, Halifax says image
. A town best known for its airport, Vauxhall vans, and as the home of Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain, was the UK's property hotspot last year, according to the UK's largest mortgage lender. ...
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
.... Some flights from Heathrow had been cancelled or “merged”, with passengers put on alternative departures on the same day as their booked flights. The airline said flights from Gatwick and City airports would not be affected. ...
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 next problem is that my luggage did not arrive at Mexico City and I was without it for six days. The bag was given to me by BA at Mexico City airport for my homeward flight. ...
REVEALED: The tricks to get the best holiday money rates amid a weaker pound image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Saturday 7th of January 2017 02:00:00 PM
.... Faced with a weaker pound, it's crucial holidaymakers get the best exchange rate on travel money to make their cash go further when overseas. Jet-setters will typically get the worst deal buying travel cash at the airport, where rates are among the least competitive. ...
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
....Figures from Gatwick, also released on Friday, painted a similar picture. Britain’s second largest airport said 43 million people travelled through it last year – a new record. ...
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. ...
Renewables investment in UK will fall 95% over next three years – study image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 01:31:36 PM
....”. The thinktank’s analysis found that high carbon infrastructure, which it defines as fossil fuel power stations, airports and road building, was faring little better. ...
Ten ways to save money on your holiday flights image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 31st of December 2016 07:00:21 AM
....Flying home for Christmas and the New Year can be an expensive affair, Shane Hickey writes, even if you book well in advance. A few years ago, faced with return fares of £400 for two for a trip from London to Dublin, I found an unlikely, cheaper alternative: Birmingham airport. ...
Norwegian plans New York flights for under £60 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of December 2016 12:48:54 PM
....The low-cost airline plans to take on some of the major carriers including British Airways by introducing fares from as little as £56 on new routes from Edinburgh, Scotland, and from Cork and Shannon in Ireland. Norwegian said it could offer the cut-price fares by using more fuel-efficient aircraft, and by flying to New York’s secondary airports, where fees are lower. ...
FTSE 100 soars to new closing high image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 07:35:58 PM
.... This year, the prices of oil, iron ore, copper, nickel and coal have all risen, as fears that China would suffer an economic “hard landing” have eased. Trump’s vow to rebuild America’s highways, schools and airports has also driven up commodity prices. ...
Airbus forced to postpone delivery of 12 A380 jets to Emirates image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 04:37:00 PM
....It comes days after Airbus revealed that an order from Iran Air for 100 planes, some of which were expected to be A380s, did not include the aircraft at all. Airbus developed the A380, which can carry 850 passengers, believing that airlines would turn to larger jets to feed more people through hub airports serving a growing number of “megacities”. ...
BA owner to launch low-cost flights to US from Barcelona image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of December 2016 05:29:53 PM
....International Airlines Group, the owner of British Airways, is to launch low-cost transatlantic flights in a bid to grab a slice of the nascent market for no-frills long-haul air travel. The group said it would start flying from Barcelona’s El Prat airport to the US in June, either under the banner of a new airline, as part of “legacy” carriers BA and Iberia, or via its lowest-cost long-haul airline Aer Lingus. ...
Fake goods sold on social media are seized image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 23rd of December 2016 10:07:36 AM
....Details were released on the same day as Christmas shoppers were warned to check their presents after a raft of fake goods were seized on their way into the UK. More than 83,000 items were confiscated by the Border Force at airports in one operation over six days in December. ...
Nigeria to close Abuja airport for repairs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of December 2016 02:14:56 PM
. Nigeria says it will close the main airport in the capital Abuja, in order to carry out a major upgrade. ...
UK airport baggage and check-in staff strikes called off image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 06:01:10 PM
. A planned strike by baggage handlers and check-in staff at 18 airports has been called off, the trade union representing them has announced. ...
UK airport staff call off 48-hour strike, union says image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 05:39:24 PM
. A strike by airport baggage handlers and check-in staff planned for Friday and Christmas Eve has been called off. ...
Travel strikes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 09:34:30 AM
.... . On Tuesday, it was announced that a strike by airport baggage handlers planned for 23 and 24 December had been called off. ...
How can a car hire firm just take money from my credit card without authority? image
. Back in June I rented a car for a week from Fleet Rent a Car at Dubrovnik airport via the Holiday Autos website. ...
The Guardian view on trade unions: needed as much as ever | Editorial image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 06:42:05 PM
. There is little to be said for the strike stopping some customers getting their Christmas presents in the post, nor the ones threatened by British Airways cabin staff and baggage handlers at many of the UK’s airports that threaten long-planned festive breaks, nor for the long-running dispute that is making the lives of commuters in parts of south-east England so miserable. ...
Union leader says No 10 demonising working people in strikes row image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 05:54:12 PM
....BA cabin crew who belong to the Unite union are due to strike on Christmas Day and Boxing Day in a row over pay, although talks were being held at the conciliation service Acas on Monday. Talks are also due to take place on Tuesday to try to avert pay strikes later in the week by Unite members employed by Swissport as baggage handlers and other ground staff at 18 airports. ...
No 10 accuses striking workers of 'contempt for ordinary people' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 01:01:02 PM
....Alex Cruz, the British Airways chief executive and chairman, said: “We are making sure that this attempt to ruin Christmas for thousands of our customers fails. Over the weekend we have been working on detailed contingency plans to ensure that we are able to operate our normal flight programme from all our airports on both Christmas Day and Boxing Day. ...
Downing Street distances itself from Grayling calls for anti-strike laws image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 07:00:14 AM
.... Members of Unite are due to walk out on Christmas Day and Boxing Day in a dispute over pay. There will be talks on Tuesday between the airport services company Swissport and Unite, aimed at averting a 48-hour strike due to start on Friday by 1,500 baggage handlers and other airport staff in a dispute over pay. ...
Strikes show contempt says Downing Street image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 01:34:53 AM
....". In addition, Unite members employed by Swissport as baggage handlers and other ground staff at 18 airports across the UK are set to walk out on Friday and Saturday over pay, although talks will also be held at Acas on Tuesday. ...
RMT boss denies trying to 'bring government down' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 18th of December 2016 01:30:48 PM
.... . It comes amidst other strikes by British Airways staff, airport workers and the Post Office due to take place over the next week. ...
Fog at London airports causes second day of disruption image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 18th of December 2016 08:43:59 AM
. Fog is causing a second day of delays and cancellations at London airports. ...
Talks planned to avert pre-Christmas airports staff strike image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 17th of December 2016 03:18:00 PM
. Talks aimed at preventing strikes by check-in staff, baggage handlers and cargo crew at UK airports are set to be held on Tuesday, it has been confirmed. ...
Baggage handlers down suitcases as Britons get ready for wave of strikes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 17th of December 2016 11:42:55 AM
. A fresh wave of strikes will hit Britain in the final week before Christmas, with 1,500 check-in staff and baggage handlers at 18 airports preparing to walk out and rail operator Southern warning of severe disruption when conductors do the same. ...
Is it worth buying an annual airport executive lounge pass? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 17th of December 2016 07:00:15 AM
....This week’s question:. I’m thinking of buying my partner an annual airport executive lounge pass for about £250. ...
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