Posts Tagged ‘ Birmingham Airport ’

Saturday snippets: September 9th 2017

Sep 9th, 2017 | By
Prague's Signal Festival

Gin, yachts (there is a link there somewhere) and the appalling Hurricane Irma occupy some of Adrian’s thoughts this week.



Primera: a low-cost, transatlantic entrant

Jul 27th, 2017 | By

Primera, another Scandinavian airline is entering the low-cost transatlantic market next April to join Norwegian.



If you want a punctual flight use…

Jan 9th, 2017 | By

Late last week we reported on the OAG study of punctuality at airports. The same study also looked at punctuality at airlines so which should you choose if you want an on-time landing in the jargon of air travel? Flybe comes out as the most punctual of the British and Irish airlines achieving a punctuality rate of 86.62% of flights being on time. Worldwide though, it might be in sixth place but within Europe it is second only to KLM. Monarch, Aer Lingus and Jet2
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The most punctual airport in the world

Jan 6th, 2017 | By
outside of Bimingham Airport

Step forward Birmingham then which has been named the most punctual airport in the world by OAG, a company that possesses the largest network of air travel data in the world.



Saturday snippets: 17th September 2016

Sep 17th, 2016 | By
poster image of Cardiff celebrations of Roald Dahl's birth

In the week that it was suggested the old blue passports might return after Brexit, Adrian also looks at visas, the Heathrow/Gatwick debate, Roald Dahl and Bridge Day which attracts 200,000 people to West Virginia



Saturday snippets: 26th March 2016

Mar 26th, 2016 | By

It’s Easter, the weather is changeable and many are out-and about. For those who have decent weather, look in the events’ column for ideas. For those who haven’t here are some thoughts from this week’s tourism coverage..



From Birmingham to Qatar

Mar 11th, 2016 | By

Not a man to be messed with is Mr Al Baker as Pratt & Whitney, Airbus and various airports have found out.



Saturday snippets: 20th February 2016

Feb 20th, 2016 | By

Running a hotel, where most tourism jobs are in the UK and moving elephants around Malawi occupy some of Adrian’s thoughts this week.