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.... . Law enforcement officials dragged Dr Dao off a flight departing from Chicago for Louisville, Kentucky, because it was fully booked, and the airline wanted four passengers to make way for staff members. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. The once fanciful concept of flying cars appears to be a step closer to reality, after a German company completed successful test flights of a “flying taxi”. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. A British inventor, who built an Iron Man-style flight suit, has flown it at the Ted (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference in Vancouver. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Expanding on ideas first published in a white paper last October, the company said the electric vehicles will take off and land vertically like a helicopter, with zero emissions and minimal noise. In a statement, Uber added the goal was to "enable customers in the future to push a button and get a high-speed flight in and around cities. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. 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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. The Kentucky doctor dragged off a United Airlines flight from Chicago earlier this month has received a financial settlement from the airline. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....American Airlines said it was "deeply sorry for the pain we have caused" the woman passenger and her family. The incident follows another high-profile clash on a United Airlines plane two weeks ago, when a passenger was violently removed from an overbooked flight. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....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. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Wednesday 26th of April 2017 03:18:59 AM
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....”. Post-Brexit, there will be an international market and there will be a flight to quality. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. United Airlines says it will offer up to $10,000 (£7,800) to passengers who give up seats on overbooked flights. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Thursday 27th of April 2017 05:53:35 AM
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....The warnings came as Airbus posted quarterly figures showing a 52% fall in net profits to 240m euros (£203m). The A400M has suffered a number of setbacks over the years, most seriously a crash during a test flight in Spain in 2015 which led to the deaths of the four crew members. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Thursday 27th of April 2017 08:21:02 AM
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. 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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Jenny Gumbrell has been housebound and unable to work since returning from a trip to New Zealand in mid-February. When her flight arrived at Gatwick she discovered that her portable mobility scooter was in pieces, having been apparently dropped from a height. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Recent figures show that visitor numbers to the UK in January and February were 6% higher than last year. VisitBritain, the UK's tourist body, reports that flight bookings to the UK for April to September this year are 21% higher than last year. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. Tickets for the first non-stop flight from the UK to Australia went on sale on Thursday as Qantas launched a direct flight between London and Perth. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....It could have been taken from the plot of a James Bond film. A criminal, desperate to make a quick buck, decides to bomb a bus filled with top-flight football players on their way to one of the club's most important games of the year. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. One of the police officers who forcibly removed a passenger from a United Airlines flight said “minimal but necessary force” was used in the incident that became a public relations disaster for the carrier, according to a report released by the city of Chicago. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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TED 2017: UK 'Iron Man' demonstrates flying suit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 11:01:13 PM
. A British inventor, who built an Iron Man-style flight suit, has flown it at the Ted (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference in Vancouver. ...
Passenger dragged off United Airlines plane wins settlement image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 07:34:27 PM
. The Kentucky doctor dragged off a United Airlines flight from Chicago earlier this month has received a financial settlement from the airline. ...
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. ...
Qantas offers first ever direct UK to Australia flights from £1,095 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 11:07:29 AM
. Tickets for the first non-stop flight from the UK to Australia went on sale on Thursday as Qantas launched a direct flight between London and Perth. ...
Airbus profits fall as technical problems continue to hit projects image
....The warnings came as Airbus posted quarterly figures showing a 52% fall in net profits to 240m euros (£203m). The A400M has suffered a number of setbacks over the years, most seriously a crash during a test flight in Spain in 2015 which led to the deaths of the four crew members. ...
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
. United Airlines says it will offer up to $10,000 (£7,800) to passengers who give up seats on overbooked flights. ...
TV drama and the weak pound set the scene for holidaymakers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 11:01:32 PM
....Recent figures show that visitor numbers to the UK in January and February were 6% higher than last year. VisitBritain, the UK's tourist body, reports that flight bookings to the UK for April to September this year are 21% higher than last year. ...
Officer says he used 'minimal but necessary force' on United passenger image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 01:17:16 PM
. One of the police officers who forcibly removed a passenger from a United Airlines flight said “minimal but necessary force” was used in the incident that became a public relations disaster for the carrier, according to a report released by the city of Chicago. ...
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. ...
Uber plans to test on-demand flying cars network by 2020 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 06:28:42 AM
....Expanding on ideas first published in a white paper last October, the company said the electric vehicles will take off and land vertically like a helicopter, with zero emissions and minimal noise. In a statement, Uber added the goal was to "enable customers in the future to push a button and get a high-speed flight in and around cities. ...
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. ...
Brexit brain drain threatens UK universities, MPs warn image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 05:00:39 AM
....”. Post-Brexit, there will be an international market and there will be a flight to quality. ...
How disabled travellers still face discrimination by airlines image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 06:00:04 AM
....Jenny Gumbrell has been housebound and unable to work since returning from a trip to New Zealand in mid-February. When her flight arrived at Gatwick she discovered that her portable mobility scooter was in pieces, having been apparently dropped from a height. ...
American Airlines suspends employee after clash over pram image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 22nd of April 2017 08:23:32 AM
....American Airlines said it was "deeply sorry for the pain we have caused" the woman passenger and her family. The incident follows another high-profile clash on a United Airlines plane two weeks ago, when a passenger was violently removed from an overbooked flight. ...
United Airlines to tie executive pay to customer satisfaction image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 22nd of April 2017 01:29:14 AM
.... . Law enforcement officials dragged Dr Dao off a flight departing from Chicago for Louisville, Kentucky, because it was fully booked, and the airline wanted four passengers to make way for staff members. ...
Electric flying car that takes off vertically could be future of transport image
. The once fanciful concept of flying cars appears to be a step closer to reality, after a German company completed successful test flights of a “flying taxi”. ...
Borussia Dortmund bombs: Part of an elaborate scam? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 11:10:46 AM
....It could have been taken from the plot of a James Bond film. A criminal, desperate to make a quick buck, decides to bomb a bus filled with top-flight football players on their way to one of the club's most important games of the year. ...
Card spending online jumps to £422m a day image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 12:00:00 AM
....8 billion purchases made online at an average of 150 million a month - an increase of 38 per cent from 2014. Nearly four in every 10 pounds spent on travel is paid for online, with 54 per cent of spending on flights made through the internet. ...
Swap flights for trains to Europe this summer, plus the rise of the 'fix-perts' image
....Renovation projects. From London to the south of France: when trains are cheaper than a flight. ...
Premier League revenues soar but clubs still make a loss image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 11:05:23 PM
....6bn in 2015-16, but still struggled to make a profit. The 20 top-flight English teams made a pre-tax loss of £110m, after two consecutive seasons in the black, according to figures from Deloitte. ...
Emirates to cut US flights after Trump travel restrictions image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 04:33:04 PM
. Emirates will reduce flights to five US cities from next month, after new security rules targeted travellers from the Middle East. ...
Malaysia Airlines to track planes with satellites image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 10:30:53 AM
. Malaysia Airlines has become the first carrier to sign up to a new satellite flight tracking system for its fleet. ...
United CEO: nobody will be fired after man was violently dragged from plane image
....The CEO of United Airlines says no one will be fired over the dragging of a man off a plane – including himself. The CEO, Oscar Munoz, said on Tuesday that he took full responsibility “for making this right” and promised more details later this month after United finishes a review of its policies on overbooked flights. ...
Overbooked seats: it’s a bad way for airlines to do business | Letters image
....The “cheap” seat is misleading, and will become ever more so when airlines are forced to pay for the extraordinary damage they are doing to the environment, in terms of both air and noise pollution. Careless passengers? Oops, I forgot my flight from London to Malaga today. ...
Easyjet forced couple off overbooked flight image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 12:40:49 PM
. Two Easyjet passengers were removed from an overbooked flight and not offered compensation a day after a United Airlines passenger was dragged off a plane in the US. ...
United Airlines changes policy after 'horrific' passenger ordeal image
. United Airlines is changing its policy on giving staff last-minute seats on full flights after a man was dragged screaming from an overbooked plane. ...
United Airlines changes crew flight policy after forcible removal fiasco image
. United Airlines is changing its policy on booking crew on flights in the wake of a passenger being dragged off an overbooked plane. ...
United Airlines shows why it's time to deplane corporate-speak image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 16th of April 2017 05:59:23 AM
....As for Muñoz’s comments about Dao being “disruptive and belligerent” after being asked to “deplane” – surely many people would be disruptive and belligerent after being subjected to such distortion of the English language. “Deplane” may be a common term on American flights, but that does not make it right. ...
'Week of perfectly avoidable gaffes': how Pepsi, United and Spicer went wrong image
.... “They need to monitor all channels 24/7” and be able to respond effectively within an hour or two, he said. While Pepsi was still reeling, United Airlines knocked it from the headlines when it emerged that a paying passenger had been dragged bloodied and screaming off a flight, in an overbooking fiasco caught on video that quickly consumed social media. ...
From London to the south of France: when trains are cheaper than a flight image
. This week’s dramatic events on board United Airlines flight 3411 haven’t been a great advert for flying, but if you are travelling to somewhere like the south of France it’s the cheapest way of getting there … isn’t it?. ...
United passenger dragged from plane needs reconstructive surgery – lawyer image
. David Dao, the passenger violently dragged from his seat by police on a United Airlines flight, will need reconstructive surgery, his lawyer has said. ...
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
.... They include some of the UK’s biggest tech businesses, such as the software giant Sage and The Hut, the online retailer with an annual turnover of £335m. Northern tech businesses received a further boost recently when Virgin Atlantic launched its inaugural flight from Manchester to San Francisco, the first direct UK route outside London. ...
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
. Seeking to quell the uproar over a man being dragged off a plane, United Airlines announced on Tuesday that it would refund the tickets for all customers who were on the flight when the man was removed and that it would no longer ask police to remove passengers from full flights. ...
Fifteen hurt on Qantas flight after 'stick-shaker' warning activated image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 08:51:26 PM
....Qantas is conducting an internal review of a serious mid-air incident during which 15 passengers were injured when a jet’s “stick-shaker” warning was activated. Passengers on board flight QF29 from Melbourne to Hong Kong were about an hour from their destination when the drama unfolded last Friday, lasting about two minutes. ...
How to avoid being forced from a flight | Letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 05:31:32 PM
. Re your article “Video images show man being dragged from overbooked flight” (11 April), in 2016 I was ejected after boarding a flight (United Airlines was not the carrier). ...
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Expert help for gardens on a budget, plus the older expats facing poverty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 02:07:41 PM
....Why won’t the Co-op Bank believe me when I say I’m 15?. Virgin couldn’t find Anytime at all for us to book a balloon flight. ...
United Airlines boss Oscar Munoz will not resign image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 12:19:37 PM
....". Mr Dao was pulled off Sunday evening's flight from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky, because the flight was fully booked, and the airline wanted to get four passengers to leave to make room for four staff members. ...
United Airlines boss sorry for 'horrific' passenger removal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 01:45:32 AM
. The boss of United Airlines has apologised for the "truly horrific" incident in which a passenger was forcibly dragged, screaming, from a flight. ...
Canada to tackle overbooking on flights image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 06:25:22 PM
....It is expected to include compensation rules for those denied boarding due to factors within the carrier's control. Mr Garneau announced the plan last year, but restated it as footage of a US passenger being forcibly removed from a flight made global headlines. ...
Can airlines 'bump' people off flights? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 05:28:53 PM
. Videos of a man being dragged off an overbooked US domestic flight provoked a social media outcry. ...
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
.... You are also signing a near-40,000-word contract with a carrier that, in the extreme case of a United Airlines passenger on 9 April, could have you hauled off an overbooked aircraft – legally – as fellow customers and a global web audience look on aghast. Sunday’s extraordinary scenes on a Chicago, Illinois, to Louisville, Kentucky, flight unfolded because of two regulations that are standard practice across the industry. ...
United Airlines CEO offers softer apology after stock nosedives image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 03:27:54 PM
. The CEO of United Airlines has issued a second public apology about the man who was forcibly removed from a flight on Sunday, calling the incident “truly horrific”. ...
United Airlines shares fall after passenger removal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 03:04:37 PM
....United Continental Holdings stock fell 4% at one point before losses narrowed to finish down 1%. Videos of a passenger being dragged off a United flight in the US sparked outrage on social media. ...
UK inflation stays at three-year high of 2.3% image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 10:42:20 AM
.... However, some of that was offset by downward pressure on overall inflation from air fares. The cost of a flight rose sharply between February and March 2016 because of the early Easter holidays but this year Easter is later and there has been no rise in air fares. ...
Not so friendly skies image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 09:03:55 AM
....Another day, another public relations disaster for United Airlines. America's third biggest carrier is being slammed online for violently dragging a passenger - a 69-year-old Asian man, believed to be a doctor - off an overbooked flight. ...
Why was a passenger dragged off a US flight? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 04:13:33 PM
. Videos have emerged online showing a man being forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Louisville on Sunday evening. ...
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United Airlines: Passenger forcibly removed from flight image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 03:56:21 PM
. Videos showing a man being violently removed from a United Airlines flight have provoked an outcry on social media. ...
Rocket launch firm blasts onto Milan stock market image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 01:05:19 PM
....US-based SpaceX, perhaps the best known operator, has raised more than $1bn from investors. The company, headed by entrepreneur Elon Musk, launches satellites and space cargo flights but also has its sights set on space tourism. ...
Virgin couldn’t find Anytime at all for us to book a balloon flight image
. As a 60th birthday present I was given vouchers for a Virgin balloon flight, ironically called 7 Day Anytime, for myself and two adult sons. ...
Rupert Murdoch's Sky takeover approved by European regulator image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 04:07:03 PM
....”. Rivals have lodged submissions with the regulator, raising concerns that the combined broadcasters would dominate bidding for top-flight sport, TV shows and movies. ...
Travel websites ticked off over 'misleading' claims image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 12:33:04 PM
. Websites that show bargain prices for flights, hotels and other travel bookings, are not giving customers accurate information, say European consumer protection authorities. ...
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. ...
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
. Both Airbus and Boeing now offer aircraft that appear to be capable of flying non-stop commercial flights from Sydney to London – the “Holy Grail” for the Australian carrier Qantas. ...
Mining shares help FTSE 100 to a 0.5% gain image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 08:03:47 AM
....10% higher. Outside the top flight, Imagination Technologies, jumped 13%. ...
UK holidaymakers must keep EU rights after Brexit, says Abta image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 06:01:44 AM
....The British travel industry is urging the government to protect the many benefits currently enjoyed by UK holidaymakers under EU membership, including visa-free travel and free or reduced healthcare, in Brexit negotiations. The Association of British Travel Agents (Abta) wants ministers to maintain Britons’ ability to travel freely within Europe and beyond and protect existing consumer rights including compensation for delayed and cancelled flights. ...
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. ...
Could Brexit cause holiday apocalypse? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 3rd of April 2017 06:16:23 PM
. Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has warned that all flights between the UK and Europe could be suspended once Britain leaves the EU. ...
The car-loan boom isn’t the housing bubble. But there still might be a crash image
....Of all the warnings that pro-Brexit voters chose to ignore last June, the notion that planes might cease to link this island to the continent barely figured on the Project Fear register. Nine months on, with the pound depressed, food prices up, and article 50 triggered, it might be worth hesitating a little longer when Ryanair repeats that there is a “distinct possibility of no flights” for a period when Brexit happens. ...
Five-minute guide to 'National Price Hike Day' image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of April 2017 12:01:00 AM
....50 to £147. There is no escape if you want to flee the country, with air passenger duty on long-haul flights over 2,000 miles also climbing to add up to £12 to the cost of your getaway, while new road tax rules and rates will see many motorists pay more. ...
Sterling’s fall lifts UK exports, figures show image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 04:15:49 PM
....“The stock of overseas’ investors assets in the UK equates to a massive 547% of annual GDP. Sterling would depreciate further if only a small proportion of these investors took flight,” said Samuel Tombs at the consultancy Pantheon Macroeconomics. ...
Success for SpaceX 're-usable rocket' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 30th of March 2017 11:01:12 PM
...."It means you can fly and re-fly an orbit class booster, which is the most expensive part of the rocket. This is going to be, hopefully, a huge revolution in spaceflight. ...
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
....The service just does not work. We eventually managed to get some food on our outbound flight to Madeira, but no suitable food was available on the return flight in Row 28. ...
Cool your jets, Michael O'Leary – Brexit unlikely to ground Ryanair | Nils Pratley image
....Every industry wants its interests to be uppermost in the trade negotiations between the UK and the EU, but few companies shout as loudly as Ryanair. In its latest dispatch, the Irish carrier warned there was “the distinct possibility of no flights between Europe and the UK for a period after March 2019 in the absence of a bilateral deal”. ...
UK businesses welcome May's free trade call but warn of no-deal Brexit disaster image
....Airlines based in the EU have the right to fly to, from and within any country in the bloc thanks to the single aviation market created in the 1990s, but Britain now has just two years to renegotiate access or come up with an alternative system. Airlines schedule flights up to a year in advance, meaning they could be forced to scrap flights in March 2018 for March 2019 and beyond, when Britain will have left the EU. ...
EU departure but … UK sees record-breaking increase in visitors image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 10:58:18 AM
....The weak pound makes the UK attractive but the government would do well to remember this is just a short-term benefit. Flight bookings company Cheapflights found huge interest from China for travel to the UK this summer, with a year-on-year increase of 373% over the last six months. ...
Laptop cabin ban 'ineffective' says IATA image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 07:13:47 PM
. The US and UK ban on laptops in cabin baggage on certain flights will not be an effective security measure, the International Air Transport Association has said. ...
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. ...
Suddenly our Diamond holiday has lost its sparkle image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 07:00:22 AM
.... It tells us: “This is clearly going to be very worrying for the thousands of holidaymakers who have booked with the company. Although, unfortunately, we have to confirm that holidays are cancelled, the company’s non-flight-based package holidays, such as coach or rail trips, are fully protected. ...
United Airlines caught up in leggings row image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 07:32:11 PM
....United Airlines has been heavily criticised on social media after two girls were reportedly barred from flying for wearing leggings. The incident happened on a flight from Denver to Minneapolis on Sunday morning, activist Shannon Watts said. ...
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
.... Stories have been flowing through the press about that airline almost daily, waxing and waning in appeal like a good news/bad news joke. Last week, the information that “BA is launching £86 transatlantic flights” actually appeared in a national paper’s headline; it must have been champagnes aclink in the department that day. ...
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. ...
Opodo charges for its own mistakes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 07:00:05 AM
....Opodo, the online travel agency, is a familiar name in my inbox, but the complaints this past month are striking in their similarity. Customers who booked flights via the website have found that their surname has been entered twice on the confirmation, and Opodo wants a hefty sum to amend it. ...
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
....Thomas van der Wijngaart, an aviation expert at the legal firm Clyde & Co, told the Guardian there could be significant economic consequences for the UK with airlines changing their financial and operating structures, and building a stronger presence on the continent. “It might be that carriers choose to have domestic flights [on the continent] operated by their new European operating licence, which would probably mean a reduction in staff in the UK,” he warned. ...
London-Paris electric flight 'in decade' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 08:06:00 AM
. A new start-up says it intends to offer an electric-powered commercial flight from London to Paris in 10 years. ...
Make your money go the distance this summer image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 10:02:00 PM
....” . One week’s self-catering in Kusadasi, Turkey, currently costs from £141 a person, with flights leaving London on June 5, rising to £177 in Corfu, Greece. ...
Viagogo should be forced to face a grilling over ticket resale abuse | Nils Pratley image
.... Pull the other one. It sells a lot of tickets in the UK, operates a UK website, has an office in central London and, in any case, the bosses in Geneva could easily hop on an easyJet flight. ...
UK flight ban on electronic devices announced image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 04:34:26 PM
. The UK government has announced a cabin baggage ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the UK from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia. ...

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