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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 […]

British Airways flight schedules back to normal

British Airways flight schedules back to normal

/ May 31, 2017 9:14 am

A spokesperson for British Airways announced yesterday that flights were back to normal following a systems meltdown at the weekend. The update noted that flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports would be operating to timetables effective yesterday morning. It […]

Ryanair bank holiday ticket fire sale enters final day

Ryanair bank holiday ticket fire sale enters final day

/ May 29, 2017 9:37 am

Today provides a final chance of bagging a bargain priced flight with budget carrier Ryanair. Announcing the start of the sale before the weekend, communications boss Robin Kiely said 20 per cent of the airline’s seats for June were up […]

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 […]

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