Posts Tagged ‘ Monarch ’

Passenger compensation for airline failure

Jan 11th, 2018 | By
Image of a Monarch plane

The time has come for air passengers to be treated like those who buy holidays and for them to be provided with protection.

If you want a punctual flight use…

Jan 9th, 2017 | By

Late last week we reported on the OAG study of punctuality at airports. The same study also looked at punctuality at airlines so which should you choose if you want an on-time landing in the jargon of air travel? Flybe comes out as the most punctual of the British and Irish airlines achieving a punctuality rate of 86.62% of flights being on time. Worldwide though, it might be in sixth place but within Europe it is second only to KLM. Monarch, Aer Lingus and Jet2
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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.

Saturday snippets: 5th November 2016

Nov 5th, 2016 | By
dragon head

Never underestimate a dragon. It has been responsible for attracting visitors to heritage sites in Wales just as Taylor Swift has attracted people to New York. They are just two items that Adrian includes in his Saturday column this week.

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.

Monarch: book or wait?

Oct 1st, 2016 | By
Image of a Monarch plane

I’m in two minds about Monarch. Should I book a flight or not?

Saturday snippets: 25th of June 2016

Jun 25th, 2016 | By

Has Brexit been over- estimated by the travel industry? Adrian hardly mentions the subject concentrating on the Qantas competition to Sydney, The World Eskimo Olympic Games and National Tom Sawyer Day

Saturday snippets: 3rd January 2015

Jan 3rd, 2015 | By

Adrian is pleased to announce that Just about Travel has given its readers £180 million in 2014. Here is his introduction to Ryanomics!

Luxor on a budget

May 16th, 2012 | By

The political tremors of 2011 didn’t do much to help Egypt’s reputation as a holiday destination. However political tensions aside, Angela Torpey finds there’s lots to love about Luxor – the site of ancient Thebes. Read Angela’s article on Luxor on a budget, here

Tenerife: Comparing Flight Costs

Jun 29th, 2011 | By

Are the costs the same between airlines? CD-Traveller picks one route to Tenerife to find out.