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United Airlines to squeeze more seats into long haul aircraft

United Airlines to squeeze more seats into long haul aircraft

October 30, 2017 10:01 am

United Airlines is the latest airline to jump on the bandwagon of squeezing more passengers into economy class cabins. The US headquartered airline announced a schedule last week which will see its Boeing 777-200s gain an extra 21 seats in […]

Ton up footie ace Sebastien Bassong gets driving ban

Ton up footie ace Sebastien Bassong gets driving ban

October 23, 2017 10:26 am

Former Norwich City player Sebastien Bassong has been disqualified from driving for speeding at more than 100 miles an hour. The 31-year-old footballer appeared in court for sentencing after being convicted of hitting 110 mph in his Maserati last December. […]

OAG gives Jet2 top marks for flight punctuality

OAG gives Jet2 top marks for flight punctuality

October 20, 2017 2:13 pm

Flight analysis specialists OAG have released a list of the best airlines in the world for operating their flights to schedule. The latest analysis assessed the punctuality records of 130 carriers and graded them with five stars for the best […]

City of Oxford to create electric car only zone

City of Oxford to create electric car only zone

October 13, 2017 11:36 am

In 2020, the UK city of Oxford will launch a central zone exclusively designated for the use of electric vehicles (EV). The Zero Emissions Zone will be expanded every five years thereafter and will result in a blanket ban on […]

Air Berlin names the day for final flight before shutdown

Air Berlin names the day for final flight before shutdown

October 11, 2017 10:19 am

Representatives at Air Berlin say the carrier’s logo will be consigned to history when its last flight lands on the 28 October. The German airline declared bankruptcy back in August and has been surviving on government handouts ever since so […]

Total EV poll reveals Brit drivers ready to accept electric cars

Total EV poll reveals Brit drivers ready to accept electric cars

October 4, 2017 10:00 am

A poll commissioned by Total EV has found more than half of the UK’s drivers expect to have switched over to electric powered vehicles by 2023. A total of 1,000 Brit drivers were quizzed for the poll on the expected […]

Air France to inaugurate budget affiliate airline Joon

Air France to inaugurate budget affiliate airline Joon

October 3, 2017 11:15 am

Air France has confirmed it plans to set up a budget affiliate airline called Joon. Joon will at first fly from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris to four European destinations with the first flights scheduled to take off on […]

Speeding gets Lord Aleem a one year driving ban

Speeding gets Lord Aleem a one year driving ban

September 26, 2017 10:44 am

Luxury car hire firm boss Lord Aleem has been given a 12-month driving ban for speeding in one of his Rolls Royces. Magistrates at Warwick Combined Court banned the 22-year-old for speeding and driving without due care on the M40 […]

UK Aviation Authority intervenes in Ryanair flight cancellations fiasco

UK Aviation Authority intervenes in Ryanair flight cancellations fiasco

September 25, 2017 9:49 am

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority says passengers affected by Ryanair flight cancellations are entitled to fly with other airlines. The CAA has issued a statement saying all European Union airlines are expected to fulfil their obligations on the rights of […]

Amazon Alexa smart technology to be built into SEAT cars

Amazon Alexa smart technology to be built into SEAT cars

September 18, 2017 1:59 pm

Amazon’s Alexa smart technology will soon enable SEAT car drivers to make the best use of their time behind the wheel. The Alexa personal assistant will allow drivers to locate music, obtain guidebook information, listen to the latest news and […]

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