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Emirates Airline goes the extra mile in Scotland

May 3, 2012

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There are some airlines – you know who I’m talking about – that are always trying to cut back on services, but there are others that are always trying to go that extra mile. In this case an extra 80 miles, quite literally. Emirates airlines are extending their free chauffeur-driven limo service for fisrt class [...]

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Three best first class airlines

December 5, 2011

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If I had all the money in the world, I would fly first class, especially on those long, overseas flights. I’ve never flown first class, but after I wander through the coveted section on my way to my seat, my heart sinks a little when I set eyes on my tiny allotted space 100 rows [...]

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BAA told to sell Edinburgh Airport

October 19, 2011

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Airport operator BAA is getting ready to sell Edinburgh Airport after being ordered by competition regulators to ditch one of its Scottish hubs. In 2009, following an investigation into whether BAA’s ownership of six UK airports (Heathrow, Stansted, Southampton, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen) was anti-competitive, the Commission said three of  the  UK airports owned by [...]

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New aeroplane to revolutionise air travel?

October 7, 2011

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Wouldn’t it be great if the world shrunk? Air travel would become less of a nuisance on long distance holidays. Sure, long-haul flights have become more bearable in the past decade with technological advancements to keep us entertained, but spending 10 or more hours on a plane still isn’t an appealing way to begin a [...]

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Which? calls for an end to airlines’ card surcharges

September 6, 2011

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We’ve all been there – you think you’ve bagged yourself a bargain flight when you get to the very last page in the booking process and BAM! You get charged a fiver (or more!) just because you aren’t paying with some ultra-obscure delta election paymaster 4000 card. However, if consumer group Which? get their way, [...]

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American transport links could take days to recover from hurricane Irene

August 30, 2011

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Skies are clear again after hurricane Irene battered the East coast of the US at the weekend, but flights may be grounded for days to come while airline operators try to get services back to normal.

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