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JET2 announces Newcastle routes

JET2 announces Newcastle routes

Airline company JET2 has announced plans to extend their destinations from Newcastle Airport by 2011, with flights to Prague available from November 2010. The new routes from the north east will allow travellers to jet off to the following cities in Europe; Krakow, Prague, Alicante, Faro and Toulouse. (more…)

BA strike dates announced

BA strike dates announced

Over 12,000 British Airways cabin crew members are expected to walk out this month when they stage the first strike in the company for over 13 years.

Trade union Unite, which represents a majority of BA’s cabin crew, has announced that the three-day strike will begin on 20 March, followed by a four-day strike starting from the 24 March. (more…)

Air traffic returns to normal – almost

Air traffic returns to normal – almost

European air traffic has returned to normal with almost all restrictions lifted since the Icelandic ash cloud eruption which closed airports across the UK. However, just as airlines and passengers were looking forward to clear skies, Scottish airports were shut after a new ash cloud scare. (more…)

Further flight chaos for UK travellers

Further flight chaos for UK travellers

Passengers in the UK face further flight chaos as severe ice and snowfall threaten to disrupt the country over the next week.

Independent meteorologists at the British Weather Service have predicted that the UK will – for a third time this year – be hit by severe snows and icy conditions. (more…)

Delta premium passengers get Yotel comforts at Heathrow

Delta premium passengers get Yotel comforts at Heathrow

Passengers flying to London’s Heathrow by Delta airlines can now use the airport’s Yotel as an arrivals lounge. The cabin hotel company have struck a deal that means premium passengers flying in from New York’s JFK, Detroit, Atlanta and Minneapolis can freshen up before continuing their journey. (more…)

Leaving on a private-jet plane

Leaving on a private-jet plane

When the going gets tough, the use of executive aviation soars, as recent experience in the Middle East and North Africa shows. By David Kaufman.

In times of conflict and instability, there are usually winners as well as losers. (more…)

Great deals to Mediterranean gem Malta

Great deals to Mediterranean gem Malta

If you fancy a short, three-hour journey to springtime warmth, we have found an offer for you: Air Malta is currently selling flights to the Mediterranean island for just ?79 return, including taxes and charges. (more…)

Jet off to Chambery for the weekend

Jet off to Chambery for the weekend

Always fancied getting away for a long weekend on the slopes, but weren’t sure how to get there? British Airways has just announced that it will be extending its routes to the Alps from London City Airport – ideal for those who want to just nip over The Channel for a bit of skiing – making a short ski break easier than ever. (more…)

British Airways launches new routes to Japan and Argentina

British Airways launches new routes to Japan and Argentina

Long-haul flights to Tokyo are set to become easier in the New Year, as British Airways will be launching its new route to Haneda airport in Japan.

The new service – which starts from February 2011 – will include five flights per week from Heathrow to Haneda airport. (more…)

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