Posts Tagged ‘ Financial Times ’

Philip Stevens, Heathrow and BA

Jul 6th, 2014 | By

Over the weekend, Philip Stevens had a story in the Financial Times about Heathrow. Here at Just about Travel we are fond of a rant and Stephens provides one.

Are some security checks unnecessary?

Oct 28th, 2010 | By

Yesterday the Financial Times reported on the meeting of the Airports Operators Association (AOA) at which the chairman of British Airways, Martin Broughton, said that some of the security checks we have to endure at airports were a waste of time. We had them because the Americans insisted yet they were not carried out on domestic flights within the US. Forgive me if you tired of this story already. The BBC, then ITN and Sky made it their lead story for most of yesterday and by 7am today there are 866 articles on the web about it. Broughton has obviously struck a chord.
But which checks are unnecessary?

Strange Stories from a Frequent Flyer

May 17th, 2009 | By

There is a column in the Financial Times written by Tyler Brule, the editor of a magazine called Monacle which I must confess to knowing nothing about. But I was flying to an American trade convention called PoW Wow (yes I know that it sounds strange and has nothing to do with American natives but I didn’t call it that) and they were handing out copies of the FT. Mr Brule writes a regular column which you can see at Use the link and
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