Published on Thursday, October 17, 2019
Jet2 fills Thomas Cook void at Manchester and Birmingham
Jet2 has announced expansion at Manchester and Birmingham Airports to meet ‘unprecedented demand’ following Thomas Cook’s demise.
It is adding hundreds of thousands of seats for summer 2020 from both airports, a 16% rise in capacity at Manchester and a 23% jump at Birmingham. Continue reading
Flight prices rocket as BA cancels nearly all flights
Pilots strikes by British Airways pilots have prompted fares to soar this week as rival airlines take advantage of demand.
A search by TravelMole this morning showed one-way EasyJet flights from Nice to London tomorrow (Wednesday) have rocketed to £660 to Gatwick, £611 to Stansted and £510 to Luton, and that excludes checked-in luggage or any other ‘extras’. Continue reading
Monday 09th September 2019
In a nutshell
TripAdvisor is refuting claims by consumer rights group Which? that it has been failing to stop fake and suspicious five-star hotel reviews. It says an investigation by Which? is based on a ‘flawed understanding of fake review patterns’ and relies on ‘too many assumptions, and too little data’.
Industry takes action to help Bahamas hurricane recovery
Cruise lines are rallying round to help the Bahamas following the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian.
The death toll has climbed to 30 and is expected to be even higher. Prime Minister Hubert Minnis described the worst areas as being ‘decimated’.
EU confirms no change to UK flights until at least October 2020
UK airlines will still be able to operate flights between the UK and the EU until at least October next year after the European Commission extended the deadline in their unilateral contingency legislation, released today.
Under previous legislation the deadline for this contingency was set for March 2020, but this extension will now allow customers to book their travel further in advance in the confidence that flight schedules will not be affected, said ABTA. Continue reading
We are very proud to announce that Maggie is now An Elite Canada Specialist.
Here’s Maggs displaying her new model Aircraft that Air Canada kindly sent to her after a training day last week.
Wow Air has ceased operations after it failed to secure a rescue deal.
The airline had already cancelled flights today, claiming it was just until it finalised a rescue deal with a group of investors.
But this last-ditch attempt has failed and the airline has now been forced to stop flying once and for all. Continue reading
Thursday 14th February 2019
Published on Thursday, February 14, 2019
Airbus pulls the plug on superjumbo
Airbus will stop making the double-decker A380 ‘superjumbo’, which is the world’s largest passenger aircraft.
In a statement, the manufacturer said the last deliveries of the aircraft will be in 2021. Continue reading
Published on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 By Travelmole
Hotel booking sites to ditch misleading sales tactics
Six of the biggest hotel booking sites are to change the way they advertise to consumers following an investigation by the competition watchdog.
Expedia, Booking.com, Agoda, Hotels.com, ebookers and trivago were all subject of a Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation last year.