Entries by Dave

Changes to British Airways credit card fees

British Airways has announced a change to its credit card fee for consumer and trade bookings. From 14 December 2016, if customers choose to pay using a credit card they will now be charged a non-refundable 1% fee of their total ticket price, up to a maximum of £20. British Airways will continue to offer […]

Southern Railway workers plan several strikes in November, December

The members of the RMT Union are planning to take strike action on various dates in the upcoming months. These include:  Today (23 November) Tuesday 6 December to Thursday 8 December Thursday 22 December to Saturday 24 December Saturday 31 December to Monday 2 January If these strikes go ahead they will have a significant […]

Germany: Update – Lufthansa pilots to strike on 23 November

Pilots at Lufthansa will go on strike on Wednesday, increasing pressure in a long-running pay dispute with the airline’s management, their union said on Monday.   The strike will run for 24 hours from midnight and affect short-haul and long-haul flights, Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) said in a statement.   The pilots are striking after pay […]

Japan: Some flights cancelled at Sendai airport after earthquake triggers tsunami, bullet train service disrupted

Rail, air and road transportation services were disrupted Tuesday morning in northeastern and eastern Japan, including the Tokyo metropolitan area, following a strong earthquake that rocked the country’s northeastern region earlier in the day. Sendai airport was temporarily closed after the Japan Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami warning for the area following the quake with […]

Fare Finder Tool ensures the best price on every flight booking

We designed and created Fare Finder to help clients ensure they have the best fare available on every booking. This means either the lowest-possible cost for the flight they have chosen, or a great price on the same flight in a better class. We search fares on Galileo – the Global Distribution System we use […]

Virgin Atlantic to launch new passenger systems

Virgin Atlantic has announced that it will move to AIR4, an innovative suite of passenger service systems (PSS). AIR4 offers reservation, ticketing and departure control functionality, as well as enhanced web, kiosk and mobile capabilities, featuring customer-centric options such as automated bag drop and disruption management. The best-in-class suite of systems has been built on […]

Canadian eTA mandatory from 10Nov

From Thursday 10th Nov the Canadian authorities will be checking whether customers have an ETA to travel to Canada where required. Customers with a Canadian resident permit card do not require an ETA. For further information See Canadian Government website http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/eta.asp