Air Travel


Finnair to join Oneworld alliance partners in transatlantic joint business

Finnair, a Finland-based air carrier and member of the Oneworld alliance, is to join its alliance partners in their transatlantic joint business. Three other members of the alliance, British Airways, Iberia and American … Continue reading “Finnair to join Oneworld alliance partners in transatlantic joint business”


Big 4 airlines angry reaction to aviation tax report

Four of the UK’s biggest airlines have reacted angrily to a report on aviation taxes that shows that those levied by Britain are among the highest in the world. The report, which was … Continue reading “Big 4 airlines angry reaction to aviation tax report”


More in-flight entertainment from British Airways

British Airways, a UK-based air carrier, is to extend the amount of in-flight entertainment on offer to its passengers. The company, a subsidiary of International Airlines Group, is to provide customers on more … Continue reading “More in-flight entertainment from British Airways”


Thomson forced to delay Dreamliner debut

Thomson Holidays, a UK-based travel operator and subsidiary of Tui Travel Plc, has been forced to postpone the planned introduction of Boeing’s problematic 787 Dreamliner aircraft for its summer schedules. Thomson was proud … Continue reading “Thomson forced to delay Dreamliner debut”


BA confirms first superjumbo routes

British Airways, the UK-based air carrier, has confirmed the first routes to be flown by its superjumbo Airbus A380 aircraft. From October 15 this year the new aircraft will be flying from Heathrow … Continue reading “BA confirms first superjumbo routes”


BA workers plan show of support for Iberia strikers

Workers at UK-based British Airways are planning a show of support for striking employees of BA’s Spain-based sister company, Iberia. Both companies are owned by UK-based International Airlines Group (IAG), and BA workers … Continue reading “BA workers plan show of support for Iberia strikers”


Delta to allow travellers to change travel plans

Delta Air Lines has announced a plan that will give travellers the ability to change their travel plans. The airline is offering a dispensation that will allow customers, whose flight plans may be … Continue reading “Delta to allow travellers to change travel plans”


CBI blasts UK’s costly air capacity squeeze

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has claimed that the British economy is suffering due to the nation’s restricted air capacity. In its ‘Trading Places’ research, the CBI claims that Britain is missing … Continue reading “CBI blasts UK’s costly air capacity squeeze”


Flybe adds to Scottish summer service

Flybe, the low-cost regional airline with its headquarters in Exeter, Devon, UK, has announced an expansion of its services to Scotland for the coming summer. The new flights from Edinburgh and Glasgow airports … Continue reading “Flybe adds to Scottish summer service”


Air travellers prioritise shorter queues, according to research

According to research carried out by ABTA, the Association of British Travel Agents, the average air traveller’s wish list is topped by a desire for shorter queues. When asked what improvements they would … Continue reading “Air travellers prioritise shorter queues, according to research”


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