Posts Tagged ‘ Heathrow ’

Those passport queues at Heathrow

Aug 14th, 2018 | By
an airport queue at Gatwick

Instead of lines for EU and non-EU residents there should be lines for UK, EU, favoured nation status and others



Saturday snippets: 28th of July 2018

Jul 28th, 2018 | By

A new scanning system at Heathrow, Great Bridlington and Doors Open attract Adrian’s attention this week.



What’s hot: July 2018

Jul 1st, 2018 | By

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



Saturday snippets: 30th of June 2018

Jun 30th, 2018 | By

Supersonic flight, hotel booking systems and getting insurance if you have a health problem are some of the things that caught Adrian’s eye this week.



As Heathrow expands…

Jun 26th, 2018 | By
panoramic view of Heathrow

The answer is probably to consider regional flights. The might cost a bit more but it will take the hassle out of being Heathrow snared!



What about Heathrow?

Jun 6th, 2018 | By
panoramic view of Heathrow

Would I bet on Heathrow’ expansion hapening. Not yet, I wouldn’t.



Saturday snippets: 19th May 2018

May 19th, 2018 | By

Apart from a wedding this week, it was the 75th anniversary of the Dambuster raid, Club 18-30 may be for sale and Grenada wants us to holiday there in summer!



Saturday snippets: 5th May 2018

May 5th, 2018 | By

Star Wars, Kew Gardens and the busiest air route in the world caught Adrian’s attetion this bank holiday weekend along with a cheeky Airbnb offer to manage American government travel accommodation.



Frank Gardner’s wheelchair

Mar 28th, 2018 | By

After the event, the BBC reported that Holland Kaye said that disabled passengers stranded on planes at Heathrow would not receive compensation for the delay.



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



Amsterdam by rail

Feb 12th, 2018 | By
Eurostar trains

The announcement over the weekend by Eurostar that it will start a direct rail service from London to Amsterdam from April 4th could herald the decline of the air links between the two cities.



Heathrow to Gatwick in five minutes

Jan 15th, 2018 | By

Rather than spend money on a third runway at Heathrow Sir Richard Branson is suggesting a hyperloop system in tunnels which would transport passengers from one airport to the other in five minutes.



Saturday snippets: 13th January 2018

Jan 13th, 2018 | By

Adrian celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first Buster Keaton film as well as record breaking passenger numbers at Heathrow, Cornwall Airport Newquay and Keflavik in Iceland



A traveller’s tale of Heathrow

Dec 12th, 2017 | By

Sarah tells the story of a 2.5 hour flight that lasted eleven hours. And all because Heathrow was full



What’s hot: November 2017

Oct 31st, 2017 | By

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



The Heathrow debate. Again!

Oct 25th, 2017 | By
panoramic view of Heathrow

Bored readers turn away now. Yesterday the government announced that it would re-open the consultation period on airport expansion in the south east of England to last until December.



Saturday snippets: June 24th 2017

Jun 24th, 2017 | By
Antiguan beach

In a busy week, a beaututiful garden re-opens in Spain, a museum in London is open for just tomorrow and yet more news about travel insurance fraud.



When IT fails…

May 28th, 2017 | By
tal fins of British Airways planes

I suspect that a problem of the size that occurred yesterday can never be adequately handled by training and customer service manuals. Passengers will never be totally satisfied when a problem of this magnitude occurs.



Saturday snippets: March 25th 2017

Mar 25th, 2017 | By

Next week, Alaska celebrates 150 years as being part of the US. India and Vietnam celebrate more British visitors and Glaswegians celebrate a new way to pay for their travel tickets!



Airports are shopping malls

Feb 5th, 2017 | By
Heathrow - Terminal 5

In the Far East, airports still seem to be for passengers. In the UK, you feel that an airport is for retailing.



Saturday snippets: 31st December 2016

Dec 31st, 2016 | By
talyllin logo

Whatever you are doing – or not doing – tonight to celebrate the new year; enjoy yourself. And best wishes from all of us here at Just about Travel for a better and prosperous year than 2016.



Saturday snippets: 26th November 2016

Nov 26th, 2016 | By
Algarve -beach vista

Prince, viagra and bulldozing BA’s HQ compete for Adrian’s attention this week as one of the largest tour operators moves into short-breaks. Are staycations on the increase next year? Cosmos seems to betting that they are.



Saturday snippets: 12th November 2016

Nov 12th, 2016 | By
Blenheim Palce - illuminating the formal gardens at Christmas

The opening of the skiing season is early in Alpe d’Huez, light shows are becoming increasingly popular and soon there will be direct flights to the city of the Terracotta Army.



Fall in love with Lisbon

Nov 8th, 2016 | By

Everyone loves a long weekend away and Lisbon – with its heady mix of cultural offerings, culinary feasts and lively nightlife -stands out as special says Kaye Holland




It’s a new terminal at Heathrow

Oct 25th, 2016 | By
panoramic view of Heathrow

The British government has decided that it will support the building of a third runway at Heathrow.



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.



Heathrow expansion and the environment

Oct 6th, 2016 | By
panoramic view of Heathrow

As the end nears for a decision on whether expansion will be at Heathrow or Gatwick – or even both – some research has boosted the possiblity that Heathrow might get the nod.



Connecting the north and south

Sep 21st, 2016 | By
image of terminal building at Newcastle Airport

More people fly from northern England fly into Schipol Airport in Amsterdam than fly down to Heathrow or Gatwick. Why?