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Thomas Cook awarded damages in bogus holiday illness claim by Brit couple

Thomas Cook awarded damages in bogus holiday illness claim by Brit couple

July 14, 2017 11:16 am

A British couple who tried to scam holiday giant Thomas Cook for £10,000 have been ordered to pay almost £4,000 themselves. The presiding judge at Liverpool Court ordered Michael McIntyre and Julie Lavelle to pay court costs for their attempt […]

VivaColombia proposes standing room only in economy class

VivaColombia proposes standing room only in economy class

July 5, 2017 9:08 am

A South American airline has tabled a proposal which could see passengers offered standing room only on its flights. The CEO of VivaColombia says ripping out seats in aircraft cabins would create more space and allow the airline to cram […]

Airlines place orders for unbuilt Boom daughter of Concorde

Airlines place orders for unbuilt Boom daughter of Concorde

June 27, 2017 11:39 am

A US company says it has already received firm orders for its first batches of 21st century Concordes even before they have been built. Boom Technology’s Blake Scholl told media sources at the just concluded Paris Air Show that air […]

US considers ban on visits to North Korea

US considers ban on visits to North Korea

June 19, 2017 10:31 am

The US Secretary of State says it might prohibit all American citizens from travelling to North Korea. Speaking to the Foreign Affairs Committee last week, Rex Tillerson said his team had been weighing up the pros and cons of a […]

Impasse over Qatar Airways flights continues

Impasse over Qatar Airways flights continues

June 9, 2017 3:48 pm

Moves to restore diplomatic ties between Qatar and other Middle Eastern nations have failed. The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt all severed diplomatic relations with Qatar on Monday. The spat has resulted in the suspension of all […]

Debut Vladivostok to North Korea ferry services inaugurated

Debut Vladivostok to North Korea ferry services inaugurated

May 23, 2017 10:40 am

Last week saw the inauguration of a pioneering ferry service between Eastern Russia and North Korea. The Man Gyong Bong set sail from the pariah state’s Rason Port on Wednesday and arrived in the Russian port of Vladivostok the following […]

British Airways offers free flights for kids on select Heathrow routes

British Airways offers free flights for kids on select Heathrow routes

May 15, 2017 9:24 am

British Airways has just released news of a summer promotion which gives free travel for kids. For each fare paying adult travelling on six routes to and from London Heathrow Airport, two children can travel for free. The deal applies […]

Egypt unhappy over ongoing UK ban on Sharm el Sheik flights

Egypt unhappy over ongoing UK ban on Sharm el Sheik flights

May 2, 2017 10:32 am

Anonymous sources in Egypt say the government is unhappy about the continuing UK ban on flights to the Sinai seaside resort of Sharm el-Sheik. According to the BBC, Egyptian officials have complied with UK stipulations since terrorists blew up a […]

Seats on HS2 trains need to be bigger for oversized Britons

Seats on HS2 trains need to be bigger for oversized Britons

May 1, 2017 9:53 am

The operations director for the new UK High Speed Two train service says seats will need to be bigger to accommodate 21st century Britons. At a presentation presided over by Chris Rayner, he said HS2 seats would need to be […]

President Trump demands royal carriage ride on London trip

President Trump demands royal carriage ride on London trip

April 19, 2017 9:59 am

Donald Trump has insisted that only the queen’s chariot is good enough when he makes his first official visit to the UK as president of the US. White House staffers are alleged to have told their counterparts in the UK […]

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