Archive for October, 2012


East Midlands Trains and South West Trains Supporting 2012 Poppy Appeal

East Midlands Trains, a UK-based train service, is supporting the 2012 Poppy Appeal conducted by the Royal British Legion to support troops that have lost their lives in the line of duty. The company will be conducting activities with staff […]

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UK Travellers in New York Face Delays Despite Airports Reopening

New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Airport are slowly resuming normal service, after remaining closed for two days, bringing some relief to travellers that have

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Hand Luggage Fees Not Popular with British Passengers

The idea of paying hand luggage fees has not been well received by British air passengers. Recently Wizz Air, a Hungary-based airline, commenced a trial of a new cabin


London to Edinburgh cheaper by rail than air?

Taking the train service from London to Edinburgh may be more cost effective than taking a flight, according to a recent report submitted by sustainable transport group, Transform


easyJet Announces New Summer Route for 2013

Easyjet, a UK-based budget airline, is expanding its operations to new routes for the 2013 summer season, Marrakech (Morocco) and Sharm el Sheikh (Egypt). The airline will be flying


Bmi Regional Announces Commencement of Service with New Flight Codes

Bmi Regional, a UK based airline, will be commencing its operations shortly, and has announced a change of its previously used BD flight codes to new BM flight

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Sandy expected to reduce tourist inflows into Jamaica

The devastation unleashed by Hurricane Sandy is expected to reduce tourist inflows to Jamaica. Analysts believe that the hurricane's effects on the Northeast United States could have a devastating

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Norwegian Air Shuttle Announces New Base at London Gatwick Airport

Norwegian Air Shuttle, a Norway-based airline company, will be establishing a new base at the London Gatwick airport in the UK. The airline is planning to base three of Announces New Destinations from Glasgow, a UK-based low-cost airline that operates out of Leeds Bradford Airport, is expanding its operational base at Glasgow Airport in Scotland. The airline, which has recently announced the


British Consulate-General in New York Closed by Tropical Cyclone Sandy

As Hurricane sandy batters the East Coast of the US, and New York plunges into flood and darkness due to the heavy rains and power outages, the British