Entries by Dave

Italy: Update – Strikes to affect air travel on 15 December

Flug.check24.de reported strikes will affect air travel in Italy on Thursday, 15 December. Ground staff at Milan airports have announced a four-hour strike from 11 am, local time. Some staff at Alitalia have also announced a 24-hour strike for the same day. The strike will run from 00:01 am, local time. Passengers are urged to […]

Surrey business leader announces board appointment

Surrey business award winner, Global Travel Management, one of the UK’s leading business travel management companies, this week announced the appointment of Kelly Packington to its board. Kelly, who lives in Addlestone, near GTM’s Woking head office, started working for the company as a Senior reservations consultant in 2003 and became an Office Manager in […]

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 […]