Posts Tagged ‘ Emirates ’

Saturday snippets: 12th May 2018

May 12th, 2018 | By

It seems that many popular destinations are fighting back against tourism obesity – an over supply of tourists. Valencia, Madrid, Brussels, Rome are joining Venice, Palma de Mallorca, Florence and Barcelona to name just a few in trying to restrict tourist movements,



What April Fool jokes?

Apr 8th, 2018 | By

Just over a week ago was April Fool’s Day. Like you I looked for the fake news stories but I concentrated on those connected with the travel industry.



Emirates must recompense passengers

Mar 16th, 2018 | By
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The Supreme Court in the UK has refused the airline, Emirates, to appeal a lower court decision that decided it should recompense passengers who missed flight connections.



Saturday snippets: 30th December 2017

Dec 30th, 2017 | By

In his last snippets of 2017, Adrian wishes all readers a happy new year



Banning personal electric devices in hand baggage

May 16th, 2017 | By

Update: 18 May 2017: At a meeting between the EU and USA officials it was decided NOT to introduce a ban on carrying PED’s as hand language. However other measures may be considered.



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



Denying air passengers their rights

Feb 23rd, 2017 | By
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American Airlines, Etihad, Emirates, Singapore Airlines and Turkish Airlines have been told by the CAA to obey EU rules or face unlimited fines.



Customer experience in travel

Sep 28th, 2016 | By
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In the annual customer experience survey published by KPMG Nunwood, the travel and hospitality industry doesn’t come out of it as well as it should.



Am I a parasite?

Sep 15th, 2016 | By
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Sir Tim Clark of Emirates was quite vociferous at the Aviation Festival last week calling many intermediaries parasites. What does he mean?



Saturday snippets: 9th April 2016

Apr 9th, 2016 | By

We visited florida and Germany in bumper numbers last year but strkes and Butlin’s birthday also occupy Adrian’s summary of the week.



What’s hot: September 2015

Aug 30th, 2015 | By

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



How to look good on a long haul flight

Aug 24th, 2013 | By

Ever wondered how Emirates cabin crew look immaculate following a long-haul flight? Us too – so we asked them. Here the effortlessly gorgeous looking Emirates crew reveal how to stay fresh and well groomed after several hours in-flight



How do you choose your airline?

Nov 10th, 2012 | By

Whether you’re flying abroad on a business trip or heading off on the holiday of a lifetime, how to choose an airline?



Letter from London: the Olympic Fringer

Jul 9th, 2012 | By

The dearth of Olympic tickets has been much talked about, but there is plenty to see and do around the periphery of the Games. Jane Egginton checks out London on the edge



Sri Lanka: a special brew

Mar 5th, 2012 | By

Aidan journeys to Sri Lanka and finds the island formerly known as Ceylon, to be a very special brew. Read his report here



Amazing Thailand: Land of Smiles lives up to its reputation at WTM

Nov 9th, 2011 | By

Although many parts of Thailand have been affected by floods, they are expected to recede in a few weeks, and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) team have welcomed guests at this week’s World Travel Market with smiles and enthusiasm, despite the damage that the floods are causing back home.



The BTA winners

Nov 7th, 2011 | By

Remember voting for which travel companies you thought were the best in the British Travel Awards? Altogether, 700,000 votes were received. Last Wednesday the winners were announced.



Fuel Surcharge and Emirates

May 14th, 2011 | By

The price of oil, and therefore, aviation fuel has decreased over the last couple of weeks. (It hasn’t stopped one of our local garages from increasing prices by 1p though!) The price, as of this morning, stands at about the level it was at the end of February this year. That was enough for Emirates to announce that they were cutting their fuel surcharge. Congratulations for a smart move.
But what of other airlines?



The Unknown Emirate

Nov 9th, 2010 | By

Everyone has heard of Dubai – a favourite with footballers and their wives – and Abu Dhabi, the scene of the recent Sex and the City 2 film, but what about the UAE’s other emirates?



Dream job?

Jan 3rd, 2010 | By

Fancy becoming a flight attendant? Helen Press, a former flight attendant with over 12 years experience with a major airline, shares the highs and lows of the job