Posts Tagged ‘ Delta ’

Is hand baggage a perk?

Oct 21st, 2019 | By
wheelie suitcase image

More to the point, will UK and other European airlines copy Delta’s move?



Being watched as we fly

Aug 12th, 2019 | By

Cathay Pacific said last week that it did not have cameras in its back-of-seat entertainment just in the lounges, planes and other places.



Saturday snippets: 13th of July 2019

Jul 13th, 2019 | By

New eco-taxes in France, compulsory travel insurance in Thailand then some music festivals made Adrian a little less grumpier than when he started writing this week’s column.



Restrictions on “smart” luggage

Jan 8th, 2018 | By

Monday January 15th is a red-letter day for international travellers and it is now just one week away.



Saturday snippets: 4th of June 2016

Jun 4th, 2016 | By
Louvre

For those who have holidayed in France and Germany in particular this half term you may be aware that flooding that has taken place. For those travelling there this coming week be aware that five major museums in Paris – the Louvre, Musée des Egouts de Paris, Grand Palais, Palais de la Découverte and the Musee d’Orsay are closed due to the need to protect their exhibits. It is unlikely that they will open before the middle of next week. There are also no tour boats
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What’s hot: May 2016

May 2nd, 2016 | By
Macchi Piccu, Peru

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world this month



Saturday snippets: 30th January 2016

Jan 30th, 2016 | By

APD, VAT and airline profits due to reduced fuel prices are some of the topis interesting Adrian this week as well as an octpus and whale watching.



Saturday snippets: 16th January 2016

Jan 16th, 2016 | By

Glass cars, selfies in Mumbai and why Bournemouth has something in common with Abu Dhabi are items that Adrian has spotted this week.



Landing on time

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By

The American airline, Delta, has announced that it will compensate corporate customers if punctuality falls behind that of main rivals American and United Airlines



Saturday snippets: 6th June 2015

Jun 6th, 2015 | By

A few snippets from Adrian’s trip to America start his column this week before he wonders why so many of us confuse the Brighton Pavilion with the Taj Mahal.



What’s hot: January 2013

Dec 30th, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Peckham and Virginia are making waves, but there’s criticism for cruise ships and the Chancellor’s increase of APD



Airline Add-Ons

Jun 2nd, 2011 | By

Sometimes you might be forgiven for thinking that the basic price of an airline ticket is peanuts. The add-ons are those little bits here and there that suddenly glare out at you on the final page and cause you to take a deep breath and say, “but the fare was only a tenner!” when I started. Now one of the biggest airline ticketing systems providers, Amadeus, has completed some research which shows that last year these add-ons were worth €15.11 billion.



More Airline Charges

Sep 4th, 2009 | By

Wallow in nostalgia for a moment.

Do you remember when flying was fun and an adventure?

No, neither do I. It has always been a chore. Just as one thing improves flying, online check-in for example, something comes up to make it more difficult.