Posts Tagged ‘ easyjet ’

Why won’t TUI and easyJet pay up?

Mar 30th, 2018 | By

Yesterday’s Radio 4 midday consumer show, You & Yours, ran a story about travel and flight delays.  (You can hear the show by clicking here and signing in.) Nothing special about that you might think since there shouldn’t be many people left who haven’t heard of EU261 and the statutory rights to compensation airline passengers have if a plane is delayed or cancelled. What they were highlighting was that some airlines are slow to pay despite, in some cases, there being county court judgements against
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What’s hot: March 2018

Mar 1st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world



Saturday snippets: 6th January 2018

Jan 6th, 2018 | By

Adrian sums up some of the smaller stories of the week.



Saturday snippets: 16th December 2017

Dec 16th, 2017 | By

Light displays at home and abroad, busking, skiing and the Danish uber restaurant, Noma, feature in this column of snippets.



What’s hot: November 2017

Oct 31st, 2017 | By

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



Changing times at easyJet

Oct 3rd, 2017 | By

A few weeks ago, easyjJet announced that it was signing deals with Norwegian and the Canadian airline, WestJet, enabling it to sell tickets to some additional destinations to which it didn’t fly. Now it has announced deals with four more airlines.



Saturday snippets: September 30th 2017

Sep 30th, 2017 | By
Great Barrier Reef

As destinations attract more people, can the infrastructure cope and a major discovery in the Great Barrier Reef off the Australian state of Queensland should encourage more tourists to the area.



Saturday snippets: September 2nd 2017

Sep 2nd, 2017 | By
Cart driver in Tunisia waving

Ras Al Khaimah and Jamaica are all happy with tourist numbers and so is Florida whilst Thomas Cook has made Tunisia happy.



Saturday snippets: August 12th 2017

Aug 12th, 2017 | By
PortAventura aquatic park

The wet weather has caused a last minute rush for holidays abroad and we say goodbye to Klaus Lohmann as he returns to Germany and Dennis Cleveland-Peck who sadly died recently.



Saturday snippets: July 29th 2017

Jul 29th, 2017 | By

With the summer holidays underway, Adian looks at where we are going, some of the problems and ends with Jet 2, the only travel company in the top 50 for customer satisfaction according to the ICS.



The mobile library in the sky

Jul 20th, 2017 | By

The airline is making books available to its younger passengers because the airline says that parents of 8-14 year-olds believe that children are reading less than when they were kids.



Qatar Airlines or Aermexico?

Jul 12th, 2017 | By

Adrian tries to understand how significant the World Airline Awards are.



Saturday snippets: July 1st 2017

Jul 1st, 2017 | By

In a busy week, the BA cabin crew strike begins but. on the plus side. there are the 4th of July celebrations and the London Korea Festival is on next Saturday.



Saturday snippets: June 17th 2017

Jun 17th, 2017 | By

In the week that roaming charges ended in EU countries, Adrian also wonders if APD in Northern Ireland might end soon.



What’s hot: May 2017

May 1st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world right now



After United comes easyJet

Apr 18th, 2017 | By

A story about easyJet denying boarding to a couple on an overbooked plane a week ago was not noticed by the press until this week.



What’s hot: April 2017

Mar 31st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world



Long-haul, cheap flights

Mar 13th, 2017 | By

Norwegian which has pioneered the re-birth of low cost transatlantic flights has announced that it will fly from five cities in the UK and Ireland from just £69 each way to the USA.



Saturday snippets: 11th February 2017

Feb 11th, 2017 | By
aerial image of Maldives

No beer or sausages on Friday as the Germans try to persuade Adrian and others to write about Germany. What is the world coming to?



easyJet and the bacon butty

Jan 17th, 2017 | By
easyjet

Stories like the one that I am about to tell you make a very welcome entry into my in-box because it renews your faith in the absurd.



Saturday snippets: 7th January 2017

Jan 7th, 2017 | By

The new year has stared as the old one ended; there is a planned strike at BA, shootings – this time at Fort Lauderdale – but cruise companies may issue medallions in the future to record what you do on board.



Saturday snippets: 24th December 2016

Dec 24th, 2016 | By
outside of the Etihad Museum in Dubai

On this Christmas Eve, may I wish all readers a very joyous Christmas and may Storm Barbara have no effect on your travel, holiday or the celebrations you will have.



Saturday snippets: 17th December 2016

Dec 17th, 2016 | By

Christmas trees, (well it is that time of the year,) new transport facilities in Venice, more help for people with disabilities at airports and the end of the Thomson holiday name attract Adrian’s attention this week.



Ryanair acts illegally; others airlines practice dirty tactics

Dec 13th, 2016 | By
Ryanair

Is it not time for the CAA to read the riot act to all airlines, remind them of their responsibilities and order them to pay legitimate claims in a speedier manner?



Saturday snippets: 15th October 2016

Oct 15th, 2016 | By
panoramic view of Newcastle

Why an aeroplane cabin door is on Shoreditch High Street is one of the things Adrian mentions this week along with Newcastle-Gateshead success and the end of refurbishment at the Glenfinnan Monument.



Saturday snippets: 1st October 2016

Oct 1st, 2016 | By
roller coaster at Blackpool

A new roller-coaster for Blackpool, building changes at Dublin Airport and the beginning of the Autumn foliage display join together in Adrian’s thoughts as National Champagne Week begins.



Make waves in Biarritz

Sep 21st, 2016 | By

Kaye Holland heads to Biarritz and finds that the end of summer never felt so good



Am I a parasite?

Sep 15th, 2016 | By
cartoon of bearded man

Sir Tim Clark of Emirates was quite vociferous at the Aviation Festival last week calling many intermediaries parasites. What does he mean?